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HOUSTON — Roger Clemens shrugged off Mike Piazza‘s comments in his autobiography that he took karate lessons after he was beaned by the pitcher, just in case they had another confrontation. The former New York Mets catcher discussed Clemens in his autobiography “Long Shot,” which was published last Tuesday. Clemens, at spring training as a special instructor with the Houston Astros in Kissimmee, Fla., discussed the book Sunday. “He needs to go get with Jesse Owens or somebody on his speed, I think,” Clemens said, according to the Houston Chronicle. “He chased some dude around the spring training site one time, didn’t he, or something?” The altercation Clemens apparently was referring to came during an exhibition game when Piazza was with the Mets. After getting hit by a pitch from Dodgers reliever Guillermo Mota, Piazza tried to confront Mota after leaving the field. Piazza wrote about the tension between him and Clemens in 2000, when Clemens beaned Piazza with a pitch during a regu...
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