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

Date:


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.

Subscribe to keep reading

Access all subscriber-only stories for 6 months for $1.

Subscribe Now

Help Terms of Service Privacy Policy Your California Privacy Rights / Privacy Policy Our Ethical Principles Site Map

© 2022 USA TODAY, a division of Gannett Satellite Information Network, LLC.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Share post:

Popular

More like this
Related