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 22:57:32 -0800
The Chicago Tribune reports OF Armando Rios, an outfielder for the Chicago White Sox in 2003, was featured in the Mitchell Report released on Thursday, Dec. 13. The report, citing a San Francisco Chronicle story, said Rios was among three former San Francisco Giants players who admitted using performance-enhancing drugs. Rios, who played for the Giants from 1998 to 2001, was one of nine players subpoenaed before a grand jury in the BALCO case, which involved superstar Barry Bonds.
Thu, 21 Jul 2005 13:53:20 -0700
USAToday.com reports the Long Island Ducks of the Independent League signed OF Armando Rios to an undisclosed contract.
Sun, 27 Mar 2005 20:50:44 -0800
USAToday.com reports the Minnesota Twins assigned OF Armando Rios to minor league camp.
Fri, 28 Jan 2005 13:29:23 -0800
The Sports Network reports the Minnesota Twins signed OF Armando Rios (Marlins) to a minor-league contract.
Sat, 31 Jul 2004 13:18:13 -0700
The Associated Press reports former San Francisco Giants OF Armando Rios told a federal investigator he received performance-enhancing drugs from the trainer for Giants OF Barry Bonds. He told the investigator that he purchased a human growth hormone and testosterone from Anderson, according to a memo obtained by the San Francisco Chronicle.
Fri, 26 Mar 2004 08:19:05 -0800
USA TODAY.com reports the Florida Marlins have released OF Armando Rios.
Fri, 12 Mar 2004 15:09:10 -0800
MLB.com reports the Florida Marlins signed OF Armando Rios (White Sox) to a minor-league contract.
Thu, 02 Oct 2003 12:46:40 -0700
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports Chicago White Sox OF Armando Rios refused a minor league assignment and opted for free agency.
Tue, 02 Sep 2003 15:30:11 -0700
USAToday.com reports Chicago White Sox OF Armando Rios was called up from Triple-A Charlotte.