Controversial Rocker says baseball knew he was using steroids

Updated: February 12, 2008, 7:50 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Former major league pitcher John Rocker said Monday that baseball commissioner Bud Selig knew he failed a drug test in 2000 and that doctors for the "league" and the "players association" advised him and several Texas Rangers teammates on how to effectively use steroids.

Rocker, no stranger to controversy, made those comments on Atlanta radio station Rock 100.5.

On Tuesday, Rocker backtracked, writing on his Web site: "I never had any doctor employed by the MLB Player's Association ...

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