Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 8/25/12
The Houston Astros are putting themselves out there in regards to pitcher Roger Clemens. As the 50-year-old apparently ageless wonder prepares to throw down with the Sugar Land Skeeters on Saturday, the Astros are working on a contingency plan that plays with the notion of Clemens coming back to a MLB mound. Clemens’ fastball can still flirt with the high 80s and Houston’s amateur scouting director has been on hand to watch him workout. Owner Jim Crane told Fox 26 in Houston that they would go all-in if the opportunity presented itself. “If it goes alright and he comes to us, we’ll talk to baseball about it at length,” Crane told FOX 26. “The only thing we don’t want to do is make it a publicity stunt. “If we did it, I want to try and take it and turn it into a positive, which would be Roger’s doing it for the good of baseball. The extra proceeds on the game might go to the (Astros’) community charity deal to build (baseball) fields, do something positive out of it. “I think the fan...
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