One of Major League Baseball’s premier home run hitters, Jose Bautista, reacted to the Biogenesis scandal Wednesday with Adam Schein on SiriusXM’s Mad Dog Radio.

Bautista, who hasn’t been linked to the Florida clinic under investigation by the league, said it’s a “shame” that players are presumed guilty in the court of public opinion before being proven guilty.

“Who’s to blame? I don’t really know,” Bautista said. “Is it the history? Is it what happened in the past, allegedly? Who knows.”

Bautista also spoke about the media coverage surrounding performance-enhancing drugs, specifically in the past couple of weeks with Biogenesis.

“I do feel like the media coverage on some of these stories has been quick to pull the trigger, pointing fingers and accusing some players,” Bautista said. “Hopefully, nothing too crazy comes out of [the Biogenesis] story, but i think some people need to be a little more [careful] and have a little more facts on their hands before they can start naming people in stories that are just damaging to anybody’s reputation.”

Last week, ESPN’s Outside the Lines reported that Major League Baseball “will seek to suspend about 20 players connected to the Miami-area clinic.” Among those players are Alex Rodriguez and Ryan Braun, according to the report.

You can catch Schein on Sports, weekdays at 10 am ET on Mad Dog Radio, SiriusXM Ch. 86.

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