The government is expected to finish its perjury case against former major league pitcher Roger Clemens on Tuesday, and the defense should begin its case.
Roger Clemens’ genetic makeup helped make him one of the most successful pitchers in baseball history. Now prosecutors hope that Clemens’ own DNA will help them convict him of a federal crime.
A federal judge says that if former MLB player David Segui defies a prosecution subpoena to testify at the Roger Clemens perjury trial, he had better run, “because the marshals will be after him.”
Star-struck when he saw pitching great Roger Clemens, a 25-year-old man became a witness for prosecutors seeking to convict the former baseball player of lying to Congress.
The Roger Clemens perjury trial resumes with the final day of testimony from Brian McNamee, Clemens’ former strength coachand the government’s key witness.
The lawyer for Roger Clemens was chided by the judge on Thursday, for what he called a confusing and mostly pointless cross-examination of accuser Brian McNamee.
Brian McNamee, the chief prosecution witness in the Roger Clemens perjury trial, conceded on Thursday that he initially lied about his involvement with steroids.
Brian McNamee said 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.
Brian McNamee described for jurors a relationship with Roger Clemens that had the hallmarks of an illicit affair — except their secret was steroids.
The chief accuser in the Roger Clemens trial is expected to testify Monday against the former pitcher, a make-or-break moment for the prosecution as it seeks to convict Clemens of perjury.
Major league pitcher Andy Pettitte looked like he wanted to be anywhere but on the witness stand during the trial of ex-teammate Roger Clemens.
Prosecutors have submitted exhibits for the trial of former pitcher Roger Clemens, accused of lying to Congress when he denied using steroids or HGH.