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Out of the presence of the jury, U.S. District Judge Susan Illston denied Ruby’s motion to exclude evidence on Acromegaly. Ruby claimed there was insufficient scientific evidence to allow the evidence.

Hoskins, his answers halting at times when he was confronted with inconsistencies, testified Wednesday that he suspected Bonds was using steroids from 1999-03, the year he was fired as Bonds‘ business partner. Hoskins also testified that Bonds‘ shoe and hat size grew _ he had been in charge of ordering Bonds‘ spikes and keeping his uniforms in order.

During cross-examination Thursday, Hoskins admitted that he paid about $10,000 in legal fees for Bell, which she repaid after she sold her house. He also couldn’t recall precisely the allegations his sister made against Bonds that he passed on to federal investigators.

At one point under questioning from Ruby, Hoskins appeared to get confused over which of Bonds‘ Bentleys they were talking about.

“He had so many cars, I don’t remember,” Hoskins said.