Barry Bonds’ Federal Perjury Trial Prosecution Set to Wrap Case

SAN FRANCISCO —The prosecution could finish its case Monday in Barry Bonds' federal perjury trial.

The last government witness is anti-doping expert Dr. Don Catlin, and he is scheduled to finish testifying in the morning. Court staff are to then read a transcript of Bonds' grand jury testimony from December 2003 into the record.

The greatest long-ball hitter of his era is accused of lying to that grand jury when he denied knowingly taking performance-enhancing drugs.

Once Bonds' testimony is read into the record, his defense team will get a chance to call witnesses. Its list is short, however, and the case could go to the jury this week.


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