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Roger Clemens: Pitcher prepares for 2nd start with Skeeters
“It’s a special moment for me,” said Koby, who is several inches shorter than his father but has facial features that heavily favor him. “It’s going to be pretty much like a major league kind of deal for me. I’m really excited about it.”
“Uh, that’s a great question there,” Roger Clemens said. “That could cause a little problem at the house later.”
He said he expects to pitch about three or four innings and then let the regular players “try to win a ballgame.”
For the first time, Clemens is set to appear on the Hall of Fame ballot going out to voters late this year. If he plays in a major league game this season, his timetable would be pushed back five years.
Clemens was accused by former personal trainer Brian McNamee in the Mitchell Report on drugs in baseball of using steroids and HGH, allegations Clemens denied before Congress. The Justice Department began an investigation concerning whether Clemens had lied under oath, and in 2010 a grand jury indicted him on two counts of perjury, three counts of making false statements and one count of obstructing Congress.
He was acquitted of all the charges on June 19 after a 10-week trial and had largely stayed out of the public spotlight until signing with the Skeeters on Aug. 20.
By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
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