Although Rodriguez may think that MLB's aggressiveness to procure evidence was motivated by a personal vendetta, the public should recognize it for what it is -- an energetic effort by MLB to eliminate the use of performance enhancing drugs from the national pastime.
The Biogenesis case raises many other questions concerning drug use in sports. We live in world in which science and technology have altered the definition of what is normal, and blurred categories of what is or is not possible. These questions are not going away after the Biogenesis case vanishes.
When I first made my way into Major League clubhouses in 2003, it was easy to see the effects of performance-enhancing drugs. Most reporters suspected guys were on something, but hey, there were games to cover.