Brian McNamee, Roger Clemens’ longtime strength coach testified Tuesday for a second day in the perjury trial, pushing his running total to roughly 10 hours on the stand, including the first few moments of what portends to be a grueling cross-examination that will continue Wednesday.
Profiles of Clemens trial jurors
Brian McNamee described for jurors a relationship with Roger Clemens that had the hallmarks of an illicit affair– except their secret was steroids.
Brian McNamee has testified that he first injected Roger Clemens with steroids when they were with the Toronto Blue Jays in 1998.
Roger Clemens lost two legal moves in his perjury trial Monday: his efforts to strike the testimony of his former teammate Andy Pettitte and to bring in information from the divorce of his chief accuser, Brian McNamee.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman testified Thursday at Roger Clemens’ perjury trial, sometimes sounding more like a defense witness than one called by the prosecution.
Federal agent Jeff Novitzky returns for a third day of testimony Monday in the Roger Clemens perjury trial, while behind the scenes Clemens’ lawyers sought to strike the testimony of former teammate Andy Pettitte.
With two short answers, Andy Pettitte called into question the validity of his testimony against Roger Clemens, part of a discouraging day for prosecutors in the retrial of the seven-time Cy Young Award winner.
Roger Clemens’ lawyer plowed ahead Tuesday with a line of questions challenging the merits of Congress’ 2008 investigation into drug use among baseball players, despite a judge’s warning that doing so could open the trial to government evidence of widespread use of steroids and human growth hormones in baseball.
Prosecutors played audio clips Monday of Roger Clemens making a host of statements to congressional investigators that the government will try to establish were lies.