New Developments in Bonds Perjury Case
Federal prosecutors have new evidence that will bear on the perjury trial of former baseball star Barry Bonds, according to anonymous sources.
The New York Times reported that federal authorities had obtained urine samples that would prove Bonds used anabolic steroids while playing for the San Francisco Giants.
Bonds will be tried starting March 2 for charges that he lied to a grand jury in 2003, when he said he had not knowingly used steroids.
In his testimony over five years ago, Bonds said he unknowingly used two performance-enhancing drugs.
ESPN reported that Bonds' former teammate, Bobby Estalella, has been subpoenaed for the March 2 trial. Estalella played with Bonds for the Giants in 2000 and 2001. He has been linked to steroid use.
Estalella could testify regarding his knowledge of Bonds' activity and his relationship with Bonds' former personal trainer, Greg Anderson, who allegedly provided steroids to several major league baseball players.