In an interview on a Boston radio station, Schilling lashed out at Rafael Palmeiro today:"He obviously sat next to me in Washington and lied [...] I don't know that there's any way to prove that anything he did was not under the influence of performance-enhancing drugs."
"I've never played with him [...] I'm not his teammate. My hope is that Raffy does whatever he can possibly do in his position to help further the message that Major League Baseball needs to send to kids, to people."
"Whether he's going to be able to do that, given what he's done, to me, doubtful [...] He has no credibility, I don't think, in that area. It's going to be tough. I just hope his life gets righted and he does the right thing."
Schilling went on to say that Raffy's records should all be scrubbed.
Now, here's the thing: Schilling has no credibility to talk about steroids EITHER. He was called into the Congressional Hearing because he had spoken out about how rampant steroids were in the past, but as soon as he got there, he claimed he had 'overstated' the case and that the problem wasn't so bad after all.
Schilling may never have put an illegal substance in his body, but he's every bit as bad as Palmeiro, because when he had a chance to speak truthfully about the problem, he instead went to the matresses for his colleagues' right to inject - with the entire nation watching.
Every alcoholic needs an enabler to allow them to stay an alcoholic. Raffy, Sammy, Jose and Big Mac had theirs sitting right next to them.