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6/5/2013 10:46 A.M. ET

Weiner on Biogenesis report

MLBPA executive director issues statement

NEW YORK -- Major League Baseball Players Association executive director Michael Weiner today issued the following statement regarding ESPN's Biogenesis report:

"The Players Association has been in regular contact with the Commissioner's Office regarding the Biogenesis investigation. They are in the process of interviewing players, and every player has been or will be represented by an attorney from the Players Association. The Commissioner's Office has assured us that no decisions regarding discipline have been made or will be made until those interviews are completed. It would be unfortunate if anyone prejudged those investigations.

"The Players Association has every interest in both defending the rights of players and in defending the integrity of our joint program. We trust that the Commissioner's Office shares these interests."

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