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Kirk J. Radomski (born 1969) (colloquially known by players as Murdock) is a former batboy and clubhouse employee for the New York Mets Major League Baseball team from 1985-1995, who on April 27, 2007 pleaded guilty in United States district court to money laundering and illegal distribution of anabolic steroids, human growth hormone, Clenbuterol, amphetamines and other drugs to "dozens of current and former Major League Baseball players, and associates, on teams throughout Major League Baseball." He faced a maximum sentence of 25 years in prison and a $500,000 fine, buthe was sentenced to 5 years probation and ordered to pay a fine of $18,575 due to his cooperation with the federal government and the Mitchell Report.

Several former members of the New York Mets were quoted in the April 28, 2007 edition of The New York Times as remembering Radomski. Dave Magadan, current hitting coach for the Boston Red Sox and former Met from 1986-1992, was quoted as saying "He was huge, I mean huge" in reference to Radomski's physical build. Howard Johnson, current hitting coach for the Mets, and former third baseman from 1985-1993 was quoted as saying "He was a clubhouse kid, one of several, one of the kids that were there," when asked about Radomski. Ron Darling, former pitcher for the Mets from 1983-1991 had no recollection of the former team employee.

On April 26, 2007 the New York Mets issued a statement on behalf of the entire organization prior to the start of the team's game with the Washington Nationals at RFK Stadium:

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