Timeline of events
January 29, 2013: Miami New Times posts Biogenesis expose using records leaked by Porter Fischer.
March 18, 2013: Peter Carbone, who claims he purchased records from Fischer and sold them to Alex Rodriguez, tells MLB investigators about Gary Jones, who has copies of the same records.
March 19, 2013: MLB attorney Steven Gonzalez offers Fischer $125,000 for records. Fischer declines the offer.
March 20, 2013: Jones sells Biogenesis records to MLB investigative chief Dan Mullin for $100,000.
March 24, 2013: Fischer’s car is burglarized during a tanning salon meeting with Jones. Records Fischer planned to deliver to Florida Department of Health investigator Jerome Hill are among the items stolen. That day, or the day after, Hill warns MLB investigator Ed Dominguez that Biogenesis documents were stolen and league representatives should not purchase any records.
Beginning of April 2013: Hill informs Boca Raton police detective Terrence Payne that he has warned MLB investigators not to purchase records, according to a later police report.
April 16, 2013: Mullin purchases additional Biogenesis records from Jones for $25,000.
Aug. 5, 2013: MLB suspends Alex Rodriguez for 211 games. He appeals the suspension.
Sept. 30, 2013: Jones signs an affidavit for Rodriguez’s attorneys in which he claims the records he sold to MLB were stolen from Fischer’s car. He later disavows the affidavit.
Oct. 3, 2013: Rodriguez files suit against MLB. Among the allegations are that investigators knowingly purchased stolen records. Boca Raton police detective Terrence Payne widens his investigation into the car burglary based on that claim.
Nov. 5, 2013: Det. Payne speaks to MLB attorney Daniel Halem, who denies league investigators bought stolen records. The detective notes MLB neglected for the previous eight months to contact the PD.
Dec. 11, 2013: Reginald St. Fleur is arrested for the auto burglary based on DNA evidence.
Jan. 11, 2014: Rodriguez’s suspension is reduced to 162 games, sidelining him for the 2014 season.
Jan. 27, 2014: Boca Raton police subpoena MLB for records in its ongoing investigation of possible illegal dealings by the league.
April 11, 2014: Boca Raton closes its investigation without further arrest, but cites “evidence of involvement” of the Carbone brothers, Jones and “several MLB investigators.”
May 1, 2014: MLB confirms that in a “restructuring” of its investigations department, five of its members, including Mullin and Dominguez, were fired.