Matt Harvey Admitted Using Cocaine and Giving Percocets to Tyler Skaggs

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SJ - February 15, 2022

Matt Harvey took the stand this morning in the Tyler Skaggs trial and admitted to using drugs, both prescription medication and cocaine.  The free agent pitcher said he used and gave prescription medication to Skaggs.

Skaggs died back on July 1st, 2019 prior to a road game in Texas.  Former Angels employee Eric Kay faces drug distribution and conspiracy charges.  Harvey, Mike Morin, Cam Bedrosian and C.J. Cron all testified that they received drugs from Kay.

Here's what Harvey had to say:

Sounds like MLB players like their pills and at least some of them are into some harder stuff...This explains what happened to Matt Harvey's once promising career.


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