'I was never dependent on them:' Rockies' C.J. Cron talks opioid usage after testifying at Tyler Skaggs trial


Rockies’ C.J. Cron on opioids after testifying at Tyler Skaggs trial

Cron is back in the Colorado lineup but says he will never get over the heartache of his former teammate’s death.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Many of his Colorado Rockies teammates still don’t know.

Those that do, don’t really ask.

The Rockies management addressed the issue with him when he arrived to spring training, mostly making sure that he was OK, offering their support.

First baseman C.J. Cron is baseball’s only active major leaguer who has admitted to using opioids.

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