Kirk Radomski was sentenced to five years probation today for selling speed, steroids and HGH to baseball's top tier from 1995 to 2005, the AP reports. The former Mets clubhouse employee avoided a possible 6 months of jail time because of his extensive cooperation with George Mitchell’s report on steroid abuse in Major League Baseball. He will also have to pay a $18,575 fine.
It was Radomski who told the probe about Brian McNamee, a former strength coach for the Yankees and the man who said he personally injected Clemens and Pettitte with drugs. There's a culture of "hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil" in sports, said US Attorney Matt Parrella, explaining the importance of Radomski’s cooperation.