If the Rocket really wants to come back, he should probably put in a call to Sandy Alderson. The Mets have nothing to lose at this point, including their franchise reputation.
50-year-old Roger Clemens tossed 3 and 1/3 scoreless innings in his Atlantic League debut.
Major League Baseball could start in-season testing for human growth hormone next year.
These guys hate to pay taxes, so bet your boots they’ll be first in line to sign up for the government plan.
Standards for conviction are clear in court, less so in baseball, where Mark McGwire and Rafael Palmeiro have been bypassed for the Hall thus far despite distinguished careers.
While much will be made of how the Clemens defense team destroyed the credibility of his main accuser, former trainer Brian McNamee, it says here that the testimony of Andy Pettitte was also instrumental in gaining the acquittal.
While the jury caucused in a separate room, the judge summoned the lawyers to his courtroom for a brief hearing to address several juror-related issues, including the request for the list of exhibits.
In their final attempt to convince jurors that the former Yankees star lied to Congress, prosecutors basically called his wife a liar, too.
At the start of the ninth week of trial (with 26 actual days of testimony), the case of Roger Clemens will finally go to the jury, probably later today (Tuesday) or, at the latest, tomorrow.
A prosecutor told jurors Tuesday that Roger Clemens covered up his use of performance-enhancing drugs, and he urged them to hold the former star pitcher accountable for lying to Congress.
The defense in the Roger Clemens perjury case rested Monday, without the former pitcher testifying.
Former major league catchers Darrin Fletcher and Charlie O’Brien testified and defended Roger Clemens’ innocence.
On Tuesday, May 29, the prosecution in the perjury trial of Roger Clemens rested after presenting its case-in-chief. Despite great efforts by the Clemens defense team, it says here that the government scored plenty of points with the jury.
The trial is entering its seventh week. Clemens’ lawyers say they will need seven or eight court days to put on their defense.
In a brushback reminiscent of Roger Clemens the pitcher, U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton had a message for former major leaguer David Segui if he defies a prosecution subpoena to testify in the trial.