Report: Feds wanted Grimsley to help implicate Bonds

Updated: June 9, 2006, 12:49 PM ET
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PHOENIX -- An attorney for released Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Jason Grimsley said Wednesday that federal agents tried to pressure the player into wearing a listening device in an effort to collect incriminating evidence against San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds, The Arizona Republic reported.

"It was a specific effort to target Bonds," attorney Edward F. Novak told the newspaper. "We were told that Jason's cooperation was necessary to their case."

Novak also told the newspaper ...

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