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Alex Rodriguez

Whistleblower Holding Alleged 'Roids Docs Hostage ... for $1 Million

7/3/2013 12:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0702_alex-rodriguez_gettyAlex Rodriguez' career could hang in the balance of a 7-figure check -- because sources tell TMZ, the whistleblower who allegedly has proof A-Rod and other players bought steroids wants at least a million bucks for his info.

As TMZ first reported, Porter Fischer -- an ex-employee at the Biogenesis clinic in Miami -- scheduled a sit down with MLB investigators in Miami ... which went down on Tuesday.

Fischer's attorney tells TMZ, his client discussed a possible deal with MLB ... in which the league would acquire the drug-purchasing records of more than 100 MLB players (including A-Rod and Ryan Braun) -- but it's gonna cost 'em.

Sources close to the investigation tell us, the MLB has yet to make an official offer for the goods ... but as it stands, Fischer won't settle for less than a million.

MLB officials want the records as part of their ongoing investigation into allegations of widespread performance enhancing drug use by players.

We're told Fischer and MLB already have plans to meet again in the near future -- but no one's talking dollars yet.

Never know when the price could go up ...

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19 COMMENTS

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1.

IwuvTMZ    

Just take the money and leave.

387 days ago
2.

Jordan    

How much is a answer machine recording in the 90's worth of Goose Gossage Hall of fame pitcher for the Yankees, telling two pitchers the name of the Doctor to get steroid injections from?

387 days ago
3.

Cool Papa    

A Rod's making just under $30M this season. Extortion blows but let's face it, A Rod won't even miss that dough. After watching him tonight on ESPN, he's nowhere near getting back on the field, so just pay this POS to go away, retire with the 5th most HR's ever and move on with life. Game's over.

387 days ago
4.

Bell    

I noticed that out of nine comments, five were for dating and working scams

387 days ago
5.

A    

test

387 days ago
6.

laffnbear    

Why isn't law enforcement involved?

387 days ago
7.

DRECAZ    

This guy is as stupid as one can be and his attorney isn't much brighter. There will be a day that his asking price will be answered. It will come early in the morning but not with cash. It will be a loud knock on his door with the FBI and a warrant on the other side.

387 days ago
8.

gman    

MLB would be breaking the law by buying the records anyway. It's a violation of the HIPAA Act for this douchebag to be selling or even in possession of other people's medical records.

387 days ago
9.

Playboy Buddy Rose    

100 players?.... Yikes!

Selig... after years and years of turning a blind eye is now intent on ruining the game...

LET IT GO!

387 days ago
10.

Sandra     

Too bad there is no such thing as clean sports any more!!!

387 days ago
11.

JJ    

and this is not extortion because....

387 days ago
12.

Jamoak    

Seriously, would anyone be surprised if someone came out with information that A-Roid was on roids?

387 days ago
13.

J    

Isn't this a drastic conflict of interest? Could these do***ents be considered inadmissible when the person is getting paid to it?

387 days ago
14.

Ben    

A-Roid doping? NO!

386 days ago

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