Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/20/11

Seven-time Cy Young Award winner Roger Clemens and slugger Jason Giambi routinely drank beer in the dugout during their days with the Yankees, the New York Daily News reported on Thursday.

In fact, the teammates would pass back and forth what Giambi called his "protein shake" - which is code for beer - a source told the newspaper.

Chicago White Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski admitted recently that he often had a "rally beer" during games.

The drinking revelations have come to light after allegations swirled in regard to Red Sox starters Josh Beckett, Jon Lester and John Lackey. The trio was reported to have been drinking beer and playing video games in the clubhouse during games as the team spiraled into the biggest September collapse in major league history.

In early September, the Red Sox held a nine-game lead over Tampa Bay for the American League wild card berth. They went 7-20 without consecutive wins in the month and were beaten out for the postseason by the Rays on the season's final day.

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