THE TRUTH ABOUT TYLER SKAGGS is exactly what we said here previously and even worse. And we don't even know everything about who knew about the Angels pitcher's drug habit before he choked on his own vomit and died in a Texas hotel room. But, as Tom points out, there are several things we now do know, and one of them is that your hero wasn't exactly the poor, innocent, fun-loving guy you were led to believe!
Here is ESPN's original scoop about the Angels employee who may have procured drugs for Tyler Skaggs.
Here is the Orange County Register's story about the statement from the Angels employee who says he did drugs with Skaggs.
Hear our original episode from almost three months earlier, laying out what appears to have been the truth, almost three full months before the ESPN story. (Tom got a lot of heat for this one!)
Hear our August 30, 2019 episode after the overdose news originally came out.
Did Tyler Skaggs deserve the hero's treatment he received when he overdosed? What should the Los Angeles Angels do about his memory going forward? Tell Tom: firstname.lastname@example.org.