Tag Archives: Roger Clemens

No one voted in as the BBWAA has made a joke of the Hall of Fame


There were plenty of players that compare favorably to players already in the Hall of Fame this year, but they won't be joining their peers as the BBWAA has made a mockery of the Hall of Fame voting process by refusing to vote in a single player. Barry Bonds has the most homers in baseball, Roger ...

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My hypothetical Hall of Fame ballot…2013 edition


They announce the Hall of Fame winners today so I thought I would share my thoughts on the ballot and tell you whom I thought should be elected in. I did this last season and I thought eight players were worthy: Jeff Bagwell, Barry Larkin, Edgar Martinez, Fred McGriff, Mark McGwire, Tim Raines, Alan Trammell, and ...

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Roger Clemens makes debut on Hall of Fame ballot

In what surely will be a highly debated topic, former Yankee Roger Clemens will be on the Hall of Fame ballot for the first time this year. Clemens was of course outed as a steroid user in the Mitchell Report. His name was in the report 82 times and it stated that during the 1998, 2000, and ...

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Rumor: Roger Clemens will pitch for the Astros on Sept. 12

The Rocket, Roger Clemens will make his second start for the Sugar Land Skeeters on September 7th with scouts from the Houston Astros on hand to watch and there is a growing belief that if everything goes right that he will make his next start for the Astros on September 12th, according to Danny Knobler ...

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Clemens has no plans to pitch again but that could change

Roger Clemens pitched for the Sugar Land Skeeters in the Atlantic League last Saturday and it went well. He gave up just one hit over 3.1 innings and topped out at 88 mph. Not bad for a guy who hasn't pitched since 2007. Does this mean we might expect a Rocket re-launch anytime soon? Probably not, ...

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Astros open to signing Roger Clemens

The Astros have a crappy team and a new owner. That combination might be perfectly suited for a Roger Clemens comeback as Astros owner Jim Crane told Mark Berman of My Fox Houston that the team is open to such a move. "If it goes alright and he comes to us, we'll talk to baseball about ...

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Clemens coming out of retirement to pitch for the Sugar Land Skeeters

Roger Clemens it out of court and back on the baseball field. Two months after he was found not guilty to six couts of perjury, making false statements and obstruction of Congress for denying that he took steroids, Clemens is set to join the Sugar Land Skeeters, according to Mark Berman of My Fox Houston. "He's in such great ...

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Without Roger Clemens, the Hall of Fame is a Joke

A federal jury’s acquittal of Roger Clemens earlier this week has provided the occasion for fans and pundits alike to confront three prevailing myths about baseball.  First, that continuity in player skill levels and athleticism in baseball needs to be preserved at all costs.  Second, that the so-named Mitchell Report provided an accurate, objective, and ...

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