Steroid-era confessions and denials
Miguel TejadaTejada was one of the names mentioned in the Mitchell Report. In addition, Rafael Palmeiro told an arbitration panel that he tested positive for banned substances in 2005 because of a supplement that Tejada had given him. In 2006 Miguel Tejada told the press that "I know that I've never had a problem with that [steroids]. I know that I've never used that and I know I am clean." On Feb. 10, 2009, Tejada was charged with lying to Congress about PEDs in 2005. The Astros' shortstop pled guilty and was given one year probation.