Dodgers' Shane Victorino leaves ACES agency

Mark J. Rebilas-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

Shane Victorino has become the first Major League Baseball player to leave the troubled ACES agency amidst some unsettling circumstances.

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Shane Victorino has become the first Major League Baseball player to leave the ACES agency following allegations of the company's link to steroids and PED's, according to CBSSports.com's baseball insider Jon Heyman. Victorino will be a free agent following the 2012 season and is expected to hire new representation in the near future.

MLB and the players' union are investigating the Brooklyn-based agency, which represents many other prominent baseball stars including David Wright, Dustin Pedroia, Jonathan Papelbon and Josh Reddick. The agency has also come under scrutiny of late for its connection to the Melky Cabrera case that MLB also investigated.

Officials also uncovered a fake Internet ad in an effort to explain Cabrera's involvement with PEDs and his failed drug test. They also interviewed former Dodgers' catcher and ACES client Paul Lo Duca, who said he had been set up by the agency to obtain PEDs from known drug dealer Kirk Radomski in an effort to improve his power numbers.

Radomski is thought to have possible ties to Seth and Sam Levinson of ACES.

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