The jury in the Roger Clemens trial saw physical evidence that the government says will link the 11-time All-Star baseball pitcher to anabolic steroids.
Andy Pettitte, who was supposed to bolster the government’s case against Roger Clemens, appears to have instead substantially aided his former teammate.
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.
As the perjury retrial of the seven-time Cy Young Award winning pitcher entered its third week, yet another day was bogged down by constant objections.
In a city that went 33 years without a major league baseball team, picking a jury without bias toward Roger Clemens proved to be a cinch.
As jury selection inched forward on Thursday, the panel was narrowed to 36 people, and opening arguments were set for Monday afternoon.
Jury selection in the Roger Clemens perjury case is dragging on like a baseball snoozer that features drawn out at-bats without any action.
The Roger Clemens trial saw several prospective jurors question the purpose of a hearing, raising the issue as a possible challenge for prosecutors.
The Justice Department added more prosecutors as it tries again to convict Roger Clemens of lying about never using performance-enhancing drugs.
Prosecutors have submitted exhibits for the trial of former pitcher Roger Clemens, accused of lying to Congress when he denied using steroids or HGH.
Baseball players and owners have signed an agreement for a new labor contract, a deal that starts blood testing on human growth hormone and expands the playoffs to 10 teams by 2013.
It will make MLB the first major North American sport to blood test unionized players. Baseball has tested minor league players since 2010 because it didn’t need the union’s consent.