Found August 24, 2012 on Full Spectrum Baseball:
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Roger Clemens had a storied career. Now, he’s like a cold sore. When he keeps coming back, it’s awfully embarrassing. The 50-year-old former All-Star signed with the Sugar Land (Texas) Skeeters of the independent Atlantic League on Monday. He is expected to start for the minor league team on Saturday at home against Bridgeport. “His fastball was clocked at 87 mph; all of his pitches were working,” reports Randy Hendricks, Clemens’ agent, to ESPN. “He threw a three-inning simulated game after an extensive workout warm-up.” Hendricks tells ESPN that Clemens and Skeeters manager Gary Gaetti have been talking about this “for months”. Clemens, who was acquitted in June of charges he lied to Congress, hasn’t played for a team since pitching for the Yankees in 2007 at the age of 45. He went 6-6 in 18 games with a 4.18 ERA that season. As if that wasn’t enough of a clue to stay down. Texas Rangers pitcher Roy Oswalt, a former teammate of Clemens with the Astros, is excited about his friend’s
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