A new press release has been issued by MLB, regarding the decision not to take disciplinary action against Jason Giambi:
"Jason was frank and candid with Senator Mitchell," said Commissioner Selig. "That and his impressive charitable endeavors convinced me it was unnecessary to take further action."
In a letter to Giambi, the Commissioner wrote: "In the days since your interview, your representatives have discussed with my office your commitment to off-field charitable activities. For example, your agent has informed my office that you intend to donate $50,000 to the Partnership of a Drug Free America. You have also committed to make an additional donation of $50,000 in cash or equipment to the Harlem RBI. You also have agreed to make an appearance at the Major League Baseball Academy in Compton, California during the 2007-2008 off-season. Finally your representatives have notified the Baseball Tomorrow Fund of your willingness to participate in a check presentation ceremony."
If only Neifi Perez had done work with inner-city youths...