Tag Archives: Roger Clemens

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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The Yankee beat: winning streaks, the Rocket, and promotion

The winning streak finally came to an end at 10 on Tuesday night as the Yankees offense was a no show and Hiroki Kuroda didn't pitch well enough to pick them up. Here is the recap and graph. Here is what the Yankees blogosphere has been discussing. River Ave Blues looks back at two other notable Yankee ...

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Roger Clemens found not guilty of perjury

I didn't really cover the Roger Clemens hoopla that has gone on since 2008, but I thought it was important to mention it now that it's over. Clemens, who was tried on six counts of lying to congress about using steroids back in 2008, was aquitted off all charges yesterday after a 10-week trial that ...

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Red Sox are not the only ones Drinking in the Dugout

Apparently Roger Clemens and Jason Giambi did too. Via Teri Thompson and Michael O'Keeffe of the NY Daily News: According to the two veteran clubhouse insiders interviewed by The News, it wouldn't be unusual for players to imbibe, even during games. According to one of the insiders, Jason Giambi and Roger Clemens would routinely drink beer on the ...

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Jeter, Rivera, and Pettitte Could Testify Against Clemens

According to Nathaniel Vinton of the NY Daily News, Brian McNamee's defense attorney has current Yankees Derek Jeter, Andy Pettitte, and Mariano Rivera listed among those he could call to testify against Roger Clemens. Clemens is currently appealing a decision by a judge to throw out a defamation suit the Rocket brought against his former ...

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This Day in Yankees History

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December 18, 2007 - Yankees starting pitcher Roger Clemens denies having used steroids in a statement released through his attorney, Randy Hendricks. In the Mitchell Report his former trainer Brian McNamee admitted to injecting Clemens with anabolic steroids and human growth hormone at least 16 times while he was a member of the Blue Jays ...

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You Call Yourself a Yankees Fan? Answer Me This…

I was just checking out Rob Neyer’s top 100 players of “the 0’s” and I stumbled upon an awesome Yankees trivia question. By the way, Neyer ranks Alex Rodriguez second (behind Pujols) and Derek Jeter fourth (behind Bonds). So here it is: What two pitchers of the 0’s struck out over 2,000 ...

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