Clemens to start again for Skeeters on Sept. 7

Clemens to start again for Skeeters on Sept. 7

Credit: KHOU 11 NEWS

"I’m 50 years old. We’re just going to go out and have fun with this and make it fun for the fans," said Roger Clemens who will pitch for the Sugar Land Skeeters.

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Associated Press

Posted on August 30, 2012 at 7:40 AM

Updated Thursday, Aug 30 at 7:40 AM

HOUSTON—Roger Clemens plans to make a second start for the Sugar Land Skeeters of the independent Atlantic League on Sept. 7.

His agent, Randy Hendricks, says in an email that it’s his “understanding” that Clemens will pitch again for the Skeeters against the Long Island Ducks. The news was first reported by Houston television station KRIV and the Houston Chronicle.
Pitching for the first time in five years, the 50-year-old Clemens tossed 3 1-3 scoreless innings Saturday night against the Bridgeport Bluefish and struck out two.
Some believe the seven-time Cy Young Award winner’s work with the Skeeters is the first step in a return to the majors. But he has said he isn’t thinking about a comeback yet.

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