By FREDERIC J. FROMMER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) _ Jurors have resumed deliberations in the Roger Clemens perjury trial following a four-day break. They reconvened Monday morning after deliberating for just a few hours last […]
Two catchers who were teammates of pitcher Roger Clemens said he played with integrity and refused to cut corners, the opposite of the image painted by prosecutors of a man who cheated to gain an edge and then lied about it to Congress.
At the Roger Clemens perjury trial, defense witnesses praised Clemens’ work ethic, which defense lawyers have also been stressing as an explanation for his success. The prosecution says Clemens was able to pitch into his mid-40s because of performance-enhancing drugs.
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.
The judge in the Roger Clemens perjury trial is imposing a time limit on all future witnesses in an effort to speed things up.
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.
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.