Rafael Palmeiro Received Injections of “Muscle Enhancers”.

Rafael Palmeiro Tests Positive for Stanzolol.

Stanozolol is the anabolic steroid found in the previous versions of Winstrol®. Presently, Winstrol® is a “legal-steroid supplement because the ingredient stanozolol has now been removed . Although it may be banned for use in sports, it is not illegal and can be purchased without a prescription.

Palmeiro is another baseball player to have been apparently “outed” by Jose Canseco, who claimed that he personally injected Palmeiro with steroids. In March 2005, Palmeiro appeared before a Congressional hearing to defend himself against allegations of steroid use. Under oath, Palmeiro vehemently denied ever having used performance enhancing drugs, saying “I have never used steroids, period. I don’t know how to say it any more clearly than that. Never.”

Jose Conseco claims that he personally injected professional baseball player Rafael Palmeiro with anabolic steroids for muscle building.

steroids-in-baseballDespite his denial, Palmeiro was suspended for 10 days in August of that same year after testing positive for stanozolol, a banned substance. Palmeiro continues to deny ever knowingly taking steroids, claiming that his positive test in August came from a B12 injection.

Palmeiro was named in the 2007 Mitchell Report, but no new evidence was introduced. The report only reiterated Canseco’s allegations and Palmeiro’s failed drug test.