Former and Current Royal Are On Investigation List

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ An investigator for Major League
Baseball says catcher Gregg Zaun had performance-enhancing drugs
delivered to the Kansas City clubhouse when he was with the Royals
in 2000 and 2001.
Outfielder Jose Guillen is also named in the report by former
Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell. Mitchell was hired by
commissioner Bud Selig in March 2006 to investigate drug use in
Major League Baseball.
The Royals signed Guillen this month to a three-year, 36 million
dollar contract.
The commissioner's office is suspending him for 15 days,
beginning with the start of next season. The players union says he
will appeal the suspension.
No other current members of the Royals are mentioned in the
The report does mention former Royals pitchers Paul Byrd and
Jason Grimsley, catcher Benito Santiago and Chuck Knoblauch.


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