Wearing a blue floral print dress, Eileen McNamee presented herself as a soft-spoken first-grade schoolteacher who never nagged her now-estranged husband about Roger Clemens. She went on to contradict the government’s key witness many times — and even came up with a different brand of
beer to associate with the crucial evidence in the perjury trial of the former pitcher.
Former major leaguer David Segui says he was told as far back as 2001 that Roger Clemens’ strength coach had kept evidence against the seven-time Cy Young Award winner.
Brian McNamee testified that Roger Clemens’ lawyers pushed him from reluctant turncoat to angry accuser when they allowed details of McNamee’s oldest son’s illness to be revealed during a nationally televised news conference.
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.
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.