Found May 31, 2012 on Fox Sports Houston:
By JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer WASHINGTON (AP) -- Phil Garner told one great Roger Clemens story after another. Clemens working out in a flak jacket with 60 pounds of weights. Clemens yelling at himself. Clemens yelling at others. Clemens noticing that home plate was a little bit out of line. Garner was sitting on a witness stand, but he sounded at times as if he were again a major league manager, spinning yarns in a casual pregame dugout chat. None of those stories involved Clemens using performance-enhancing drugs. "Scrap Iron," the nickname Garner earned as a player, gave "The Rocket" a boost Thursday as he testified for the defense in the perjury trial of the seven-time Cy Young Award winner. Garner, the longtime infielder and Clemens' manager for 2 years with the Houston Astros, became the latest in a string of witnesses to speak glowingly of Clemens' leadership and work ethic. The testimony is part of an effort to portray the former pitching...
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