Defense attorneys used a former baseball manager and a massage therapist to argue that Roger Clemens didn’t change much physically late in his career.
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.
Lawyers launched their defense of Roger Clemens with a pair of witnesses who described, in reverential terms, the famed baseball pitcher’s work ethic in high school and college.
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.”
The Roger Clemens perjury case resumes on Wednesday after a day off, with prosecutors coming to the end of their case against the former baseball star.
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.