By Tim Polzer
January 31, 2013

Nelson Cruz was linked to a Miami "wellness" clinic that allegedly supplied PEDs. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz was linked to a Miami "wellness" clinic that allegedly supplied PEDs. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz denied allegations that he purchased $4,000 worth of products from a Miami "wellness" clinic reported to have supplied performance-enhancing drugs to several major-league players, according to a statement issued through his lawyer.

Cruz was one of the major-league players, including Alex Rodriguez, Gio Gonzalez and Bartolo Colon, to be linked to Biogenesis through a now closed "wellness clinic" run by Anthony Bosch, according to a Miami New Times report.

“We are aware of certain allegations and inferences,” Cruz’s law firm, Farrell & Reisinger, said in a statement released to the Associated Press. “To the extent these allegations and inferences refer to Nelson, they are denied.”

The Dallas Morning News reports Farrell & Reisinger is not Cruz’s baseball representative. He is represented by Seth and Sam Levinson of ACEs. The statement apparently was released before Thursday.

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