Paxton Crawford, who pitched in the Red Sox organization from 1995 to 2002, admits to using steroids and HGH while with the Red Sox (subscription required).
Crawford wrote the article himself, and it was honestly hard to read because of all the things he said. It's shocking to think about all the things he did and what everyone else was doing at the time.
There's much, much more:
I wish I could post the whole article, but it will be in the next ESPN Magazine. But, before ESPN threatens to cut my access to Insider away, here is some more:
On human growth hormone:
ESPN is going to send the dogs after me...
It's like playing with fire.
If you don't have Insider, then somehow read the whole article. I posted a good amount of the article, but there is quite a bit more that needs its attention.
I'm extremely shocked by this. And the worse part it, Crawford makes it sound like a lot of Sox players were using steroids. I believe it, but I really don't want to.