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Fri, 15 Oct 2010 23:52:01 -0700
The witness list for the perjury trial involving former San Francisco Giants OF Barry Bonds has been disclosed, according to The Associated Press. The list includes former baseball players Bobby Estalella, Armando Rios, Marvin Benard, Benito Santiago, Randy Velarde and Jason Giambi's brother, Jeremy Giambi. Estalella is expected to testify that Bonds told him he used steroids. The prosecutors will call the other retired players and former football player Larry Izzo to the witness stand to discuss their steroid use.
Thu, 13 Dec 2007 23:24:08 -0800
The Chicago Tribune reports C Benito Santiago was named in the Mitchell Report on steroid use in baseball, which was released Thursday, Dec. 13.
Fri, 17 Jun 2005 08:33:40 -0700
The Associated Press reports the New York Mets have agreed to terms with free agent C Benito Santiago. The deal is a minor league contract and terms of contract were undisclosed.
Wed, 18 May 2005 01:06:11 -0700
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports former Pittsburgh Pirates C Benito Santiago may surface with the Seattle Mariners, as the Mariners are looking for a replacement catcher to fill in for C Wiki Gonzalez (hamstring).
Thu, 12 May 2005 05:00:11 -0700
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports Pittsburgh Pirates C Benito Santiago has cleared waivers and is now a free agent.
Sun, 08 May 2005 15:12:00 -0700
Updating previous items, the Associated Press reports the Pittsburgh Pirates released C Benito Santiago Sunday, May 8. Santiago (viral infection) had refused a minor league rehab assignment eight days prior.
Fri, 06 May 2005 08:56:30 -0700
Paul White, of USA Today, reports the Pittsburgh Pirates are hoping to trade C Benito Santiago rather than release him.
Thu, 05 May 2005 01:52:05 -0700
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review's Rob Biertempfel reports Pittsburgh Pirates C Benito Santiago (viral infection) is expected to come off the 15-day disabled list and rejoin the Pirates sometime during their four-game road series against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Mon, 02 May 2005 01:11:03 -0700
Updating previous items, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports Pittsburgh Pirates C Benito Santiago (virus), who remains on the disabled list, accompanied the team to Houston and will continue to receive extra workouts to accelerate his comeback from a viral infection. "He's been off almost three weeks and we think he needs more time to get ready," Pirates general manager Dave Littlefield said. "We understand his position, but we've got to balance the objective and professional view."
Sun, 01 May 2005 08:14:18 -0700
Associated Press reports Pittsburgh Pirates C Benito Santiago (infection) refused a minor-league rehabilitation assignment Saturday, April 30, and will continue working out with the team. A viral infection caused him to lose five to six pounds. He said he is fine now and ready to play and does not see the necessity of going to the minors. By refusing to go to the minors, it could delay his return to the field because he needs to regain his timing at the plate and in the field.