Posted: 5:33 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013
By Rick Couri
Former Cardinals first baseman Jack Clark and his co-host Kevin Slaten were let go by St. Louis radio station WGNU less than a week after their show started when Clark made the claim.
On the air Clark claimed that Pujols’ former trainer Chris Mihlfeld told him back in 2000 that the former Cardinal and current Los Angeles Angel had used steroids.
Clark’s quote was that Mihlfeld said he “shot him up” with PED’s during that time.
The station said they "terminated its relationship with Clark and Slaten who were said to be independent contractors and not actual employees.
Pujols’ was not amused or forgiving saying "I’ve been tested hundreds of times throughout my by Text-Enhance"> by Text-Enhance" href="http://www.newser.com/story/172370/radio-show-canned-after-host-claims-pujols-was-a-juicer.html">career and never once have I tested positive. It is irresponsible and reckless for Jack Clark to have falsely accused me of using PEDs."
The star added that he will take legal action. "I am going to send a message that you cannot act in a reckless manner, like they have, and get away with it."
Making matters even worse for Clark, Mihlfeld told MBC Sports the story is a lie.
"His statements are simply not true," he said. “I’ve known Albert Pujols since he was 18 years old and he would never use illegal drugs in any way. I would by Text-Enhance"> by Text-Enhance" href="http://www.newser.com/story/172370/radio-show-canned-after-host-claims-pujols-was-a-juicer.html">bet my life on it and probably drop dead on the spot if I found out he has."