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Roger Clemens Making Comeback at 50

Monday, 20 Aug 2012 05:52 PM

 

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Major League Baseball pitching great Roger Clemens, fresh off an acquittal on charges that he lied about steroid use, has signed a contract with the Sugar Land Skeeters of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball, the team said on Monday.

The 50-year-old Clemens, who has not pitched since the 2007 MLB season with the New York Yankees, will join the Texas-based Skeeters on Friday and is expected to start on Saturday against the Bridgeport Bluefish, the team said on their website.

The eight-team Atlantic League is not affiliated with MLB.

Known as "The Rocket," Clemens is ranked ninth on MLB's all-time wins list with 354 victories after a 24-year career spent with four teams. He is also a seven-time winner of the Cy Young Award for best pitcher.

In June, a jury acquitted Clemens of all six criminal counts against him in a trial on charges that he lied to Congress when he denied using performance-enhancing drugs.

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