WASHINGTON -- Former Baltimore Orioles shortstop Miguel
Tejada is saying little about the announced request for a Justice Department investigation of his statements to congressional staffers.
The Houston Astros newly acquired shortstop says he can only say he is waiting to meet with the Justice Department and won't have
Congressman Henry Waxman said yesterday the steroids report
issued by former Senator George Mitchell contradicts Tejada's
statements to Waxman's House committee. Tejada had told committee
staff that he had never used illegal performance-enhancing drugs
and that he had no knowledge of other players using them.
Meanwhile, word came late yesterday that Tejada's older brother,
Freddy, was killed in a motorcycle accident in the Dominican