03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Player Named In Mitchell Report Admits Steroid Guilt To WaPo

Gary Bennett, a catcher for several major league baseball teams, including the Washington Nationals' in 2005, said in a phone interview this evening that he took human growth hormone (HGH) while a member of the San Diego Padres in 2003 -- just as the new Mitchell Report on drug abuse alleged on Thursday.

The scoop came at the Nationals Journal blog at The Washington Post. "As far as the report is concerned to me, it's accurate," Bennett said in a telephone interview.

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