Steroid test has truly positive result

Mets farmhand Emmanuel Garcia got early warning of cancer from PED screening

Updated: March 21, 2011, 4:47 PM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- The moment he entered Triple-A Buffalo trainer Brian Chicklo's office, a grave sense of impending bad news overcame Emmanuel Garcia.

"I was like, 'What? Am I getting released? Did one of my family members die?'" Garcia recalls in his French-Canadian accent. "I knew something was wrong right away."

Chicklo handed the New York Mets farmhand an official letter from Major League Baseball informing Garcia he tested positive for high levels of human chorionic ...

Read full story


You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?