Found August 28, 2012 on Mets Merized Online:
    Whatever their legacy may be, there is no doubt that Roger Clemens and Mark McGwire were among the most dynamic, history-making, baseball players of their generation – and both easily could have been Mets. The Mets drafted Clemens out of high school in the twelfth round of the 1981 amateur draft, but did not sign him.  After putting up outstanding numbers at San Jacinto College, he transferred to the University of Texas where he led the Longhorns to the College World Series title. Clemens was then drafted with the 19th pick of the first round by the Red Sox in the 1983 draft. The Mets had the very next pick and drafted Stan Jefferson with the compensation pick from the Braves’ signing of Pete Falcone. (Earlier the Mets drafted third baseman Eddie Williams with their own pick – number 4) . Would they have taken Clemens again if Boston hadn’t selected him one pick earlier ?  Clearly, the Mets were scouting the Texas pitching staff since they later selected Calvin Schiraldi with th...

Clemens to make another start

You haven't seen the last of 50-year-old Roger Clemens on the mound, as the Rocket announced he will once again take the mound for the Sugar Land Skeeters on Sept. 8.

Reports: Clemens to make second start

Roger Clemens' baseball comeback will continue. The 50-year-old is going to make another start for the independent Sugar Land Skeeters minor league team on Sept. 7, according to reports. FOX 26 KRIV in Texas was the first to report the news. While Clemens has denied any grand plans of returning to Major League Baseball, this won't do much to quiet the whispers that he is...

Former New York Yankees Star Roger Clemens Shines in Sugar Land Skeeters Debut Outing

Former Major Leaguer Roger Clemens made a return to the mound on Saturday, pitching for the Sugar Land Skeeters of the independent Atlantic League. After an impressive outing, could a return to the Majors be in the 50 year-old right-hander’s future?  “I think it will fuel that speculation,” said Kansas City Royals pro scout Ron Toenjes, who was in attendance to watch Clemens...

Portly juicehead Roger Clemens claims he won’t pitch again soon

After taking the hill for the first time in nearly five years, portly juicehead Roger Clemens on Tuesday told the Houston Chronicle that he doesn’t plan on pitching again any time soon. Clemens, an adulterer who allegedly began banging country … Continue reading →

Roger Clemens not headed back to the rubber anytime soon

Roger Clemens still had some bite on his fastball, clocking at 88 MPH in his start for the Sugar Land Skeeters of the Independent Atlantic League. Not too shabby for a 50-year-old that is supposedly all-natural. But don’t expect another start out of Clemens anytime soon, Not at this point,” Clemens said when asked if [...]

"Still the best" - even at age 50

At 50 years old, Roger Clemens said he wanted to have some fun in his latest return to the mound. He did that and more Saturday night before a sold-out crowd. Clemens, one of MLB greatest pitchers in the history of the game, proved "he still got it" - leaving major league scouts and fans alike impressed - and saying - "NOW WHAT?" Clemens received...

Reports: Clemens to make 2nd start

Roger Clemens' baseball comeback will continue.

Rocket plans to pitch again

In a text message to FOX 26 Sports, Roger Clemens said he plans to make his second start for the Sugar Land Skeeters on Sept. 7.

Roger Clemens' Return to Baseball 'Ego-Driven,' Says Brian McNamee

It's hard to put a finger on the exact motive behind Roger Clemens' independent league start, but Brian McNamee thinks he has the answer. "I think it's ego-driven," said McNamee, Clemens' former trainer, on WEEI's Dennis and Callahan Wednesday. "Right off the top, I think you guys should bring the popcorn, because that circus isn't going anywhere...

08-28 Richard Justice and MLB Network Analyst Richard Justice joins Fox Sports Tonight to talk about the latest in baseball news and Roger Clemens future after his minor league return.

SportsFans In HeadBands w/ Michael Collins

Plenty of huge stories broke this weekend and we are right on top of them all on SportsFans In HeadBands.  We’ll discuss the Lance Armstrong fallout and if he is still one of the greatest athletes of all time.  Roger Clemens pitched for Independent League’s, Sugar Land Skeeters.  Is he primed to make a return [...]

Call to the Bullpen MLB Podcast: Boston Waiver Party

Corey and I were all prepared for a regular edition of the “Call to the Bullpen” until an hour before we set to record when news of the Dodgers and Red Sox blockbuster broke. We reacted, scrapped the usual format, and bring you in depth and comprehensive analysis of the trade and what it will mean for both teams and all the players involved. We also talk Bill “Spaceman” Lee...

Stop the Presses! More MLB Breaking News!

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