For years, names such as Randy Johnson and Roger Clemens grabbed accolade after accolade for their dominance on the mound. The two combined for 12 Cy Young Awards, five coming in the National League. The NL has had nine different winners...Show More Summary
Tracy McGrady is serious about this baseball thing — so serious about pitching that he’s enlisted assistance from Roger Clemens. McGrady, a seven-time NBA all-star who played mostly for the Houston Rockets, is working out with the Sugar Land Skeeters, the team with which Clemens made his brief comeback in the summer of 2012. Like […]
Tracy McGrady is considering a career in baseball, even though he only retired from basketball last summer. McGrady had a rather successful time on the court during his 16-year career. He played for the Toronto Raptors, Orlando Magic, Houston Rockets, New York Knicks, Detroit Pistons, Atlanta Hawks and San Antonio Spurs, and he was voted... Show More Summary
"354 wins did not overcome the controversy as this ex-Red Sox pitcher didn't make the Hall of Fame cut in 2013."
An ugly stereotype.
Baseball’s system for selecting Hall of Famers is clearly broken. Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, and Frank Thomas, who were elected to the Hall on Wednesday, were all deserving candidates. No problem there. Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens were also Hall of Fame-caliber players before their suspected steroid use started. Show More Summary
Bob Costas called it Hall of Fame purgatory. Maybe they can build a case in the Cooperstown vestibule to put the plaques of Barry Bonds and Rogers Clemens, unquestionably two of the greatest players in the history of the sport. Put them on the floor, so people can wipe their feet on the game's recent history. Show More Summary
It was on this day in 1996 that free agent starting pitcher Roger Clemens signed with the Toronto Blue Jays. Clemens signed a four-year, $40 million deal to be the ace of the Blue Jays pitching staff. Although he signed a four-year contract, Clemens lasted only two seasons in Toronto before being traded to the […]
My Hall of Fame Ballot, if I had one: 1. Jeff Bagwell 2. Craig Biggio 3. Barry Bonds 4. Roger Clemens 5. Tom Glavine 6. Jeff Kent 7. Greg Maddux 8. Edgar Martinez 9. Mark McGwire 10. Mike Mussina 11. Rafael Palmeiro 12. Mike Piazza 13. Show More Summary
On Monday night, Kellen Clemens makes his debut at the Rams’ starting quarterback. But most folks in St. Louis will be paying attention to the sport once played by Roger Clemens. By winning at Fenway Park on Thursday night, the Cardinals have guaranteed that Game Five of the World Series will be played. On Monday…
The Farrelly Brothers have a history of incorporating famous professional athletes into their films, from Cam Neely as Sea Bass in Dumb & Dumber to Roger Clemens as Skidmark in Kingpin, so it would make sense that the once-royalty siblings...Show More Summary
Nobody in Major League Baseball is pleased with Alex Rodriguez, whose conflicts with the New York Yankees and the league itself have overshadowed an otherwise exhilarating season. Meanwhile, Roger Clemens, another former star suspected...Show More Summary
Hey baseball fans! Did you know it's Hall of Fame weekend in Cooperstown? With names like Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa, Mark McGwire, Jeff Bagwell, Mike Pizza and Curt Schilling on the list of potential inductees for this year's...Show More Summary
New York Mets stud pitcher Matt Harvey has become all the rage in Major League Baseball over the last 12 months since debuting on July 26, 2012. His starts have become events on Twitter, leading to inevitable comparisons to some of the...Show More Summary
Max Scherzer is the first MLB pitcher to start 13-0 since Roger Clemens in 1986. You mean Justin Verlander, right? Let that sink in a little bit. Pitching roles have flipped in Detroit this season. While Verlander has struggled—for his...Show More Summary
When Max Scherzer took the mound in Cleveland on Monday night, he was looking to pick up another win to become the first pitcher to start a season 14-0 since Roger Clemens in 1986. When the game ended, the Detroit Tigers right-hander was still stuck on 13-0. Show More Summary
Retired Major League Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens was known for his high-90s fastball. In a study published this week, scientists learn how professional pitchers can throw with such high velocity and what this skill meant in our evolution. Photo...
Roger Clemens' son, Kacy Clemens, was drafted in the 35th round of the MLB draft by the Houston Astros. He will, however, forgo a professional career for a chance to play at his father's alma mater, the University of Texas. This was, by far, the correct decision. Show More Summary
Is Ryan Braun the latest bad guy in baseball? Not necessarily bad as in a terrible, mean-spirited person. Bad as in the person everybody loves to hate. The sport has had its share of these guys, from Barry Bonds to Roger Clemens to Alex Rodriguez. Show More Summary
After disagreeing with a non-strike call, Pirates catcher Russell Martin was ejected with one of the quickest and reactionary ejections you'll ever see. It was reminiscent of Roger Clemens' ejection during the 1990 playoffs. On the pitch before the ejection, Pirates pitcher A.J. Show More Summary