Found September 05, 2012 on Fox Sports:
Roger_clemens_throws_8b13
J.R. Ewing must love Roger Clemens. He gets it. They took him out of the old folks home -- Ewing, that is -- and put him back in a fight for Southfork on the new "Dallas." J.R. didn't talk for years, but they couldn't shut him up forever. Ewing and Clemens -- one big Texan to another -- are making improbable comebacks that will never reach their former glory. But both are defining how they are going to go out, on their own terms. "Watch and learn," he said, using a walker. (Ewing, that is). Ewing has his reasons to come back: probably money, relevancy. Clemens is doing it for another reason entirely. He will leave when he's damn good and ready. That's it. That's his reason. It's why he's pitching for the Sugar Land Skeeters again Friday and -- no matter how many denials or deflections for the moment -- planning to return to the majors next week with the Houston Astros, at 50. It's not that he wants to re-start some stupid Hall...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Clemens preps for 2nd start in minors

Roger Clemens still insists he has no plans to pitch for the Houston Astros this season.

Son to catch Clemens

Mark Berman KRIV-TV Roger Clemens confirms to FOX 26 Sports that when he pitches for the Skeeters on Friday in Sugar Land, his son Koby will be his catcher. Koby was released earlier this week by the Toronto Blue Jays organization so he could take part in this remarkable moment with his father. "This is cool stuff," Roger Clemens said. "Having Koby (my oldest son...

thescore: 50-year-old Roger Clemens prepares for his second...

thescore: 50-year-old Roger Clemens prepares for his second start with the Sugar Land Skeeters on Friday. Old & washed up pitcher: ☑. Minor League Baseball: ☑. Steroid use (allegedly): ☑. This looks all too familiar. Skeeters!

Son to catch Clemens in next start

Mark Berman (KRIV-TV) Roger Clemens confirms to FOX 26 Sports that when he pitches for the Skeeters on Friday in Sugar Land, his son Koby will be his catcher. Koby was released earlier this week by the Toronto Blue Jays organization so he could take part in this remarkable moment with his father. "This is cool stuff," said Clemens, the seven-time Cy Young award winner...

Clemens' oldest son to catch his second start

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) -- Roger Clemens will pitch to his oldest son Friday when he makes his second start for the independent Sugar Land Skeeters. In a statement issued by the team on Wednesday, the seven-time Cy Young Award winner said having Koby Clemens as his catcher in an Atlantic League game against Long Island is "cool stuff." "Having Koby, my oldest son...

Rocket tosses 4.2 scoreless inninges

Roger Clemens was back on the mound again Friday night and the 50-year-old didn't disappoint. Clemens pitched 4 2/3 scoreless innings for Sugar Land of the independent Atlantic League with his oldest son Koby catching him against Long Island. Pitching in front of a sellout crowd that included country music star and Clemens buddy Toby Keith and Houston rapper Paul Wall, Clemens...

Koby Clemens to join Rocket Roger on Sugar Land Skeeters

The Sugar Land Skeeters are on top of the Independent baseball world.  As a first year organization things really couldn’t be going any better. The Skeeters are leading the league in attendance with nearly 400,000 through the turnstile after 60 games and are averaging 6,600 per game, also tops in the league.  Scott Kazmir is on the long road to MLB after dismal experience with...

Clemens-McNamee pretrial schedule until next Aug

Lawyers for Roger Clemens and Brian McNamee have agreed to a pretrial schedule through next summer in the lawsuit between the seven-time Cy Young Award winner and his former personal trainer and say they are likely to have a dispute about exchanging certain documents, such as FBI reports. Under the joint report and discovery plan filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Brooklyn...
Astros News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.