The attorney for MLB players Ryan Howard and Ryan Zimmerman denied claims of the HGH use.
An investigative report from Al Jazeera alleges Howard and Zimmerman bought and used the drug Delta-2, a hormone supplement, from an Indianapolis anti-aging clinic. The report also named athletes Peyton Manning, Mike Tyson and Clay Matthews as those receiving PEDs from the clinic.
“It's inexcusable and irresponsible that Al Jazeera would provide a platform and broadcast outright lies about Mr. Howard and Mr. Zimmerman,” Howard and Zimmerman’s attorney William Burck told Action 6 News in Philadelphia. “The extraordinarily reckless claims made against our clients in this report are completely false and rely on a source who has already recanted his claims. We will go to court to hold Al Jazeera and other responsible parties accountable for smearing our clients' good names.”
The Nationals also released a statement in support of Zimmerman.