Roger Clemens and the trainer who testified in a U.S. perjury trial that he injected the ex-Major League Baseball pitcher with steroids failed in court-ordered talks to reach a settlement ending a defamation lawsuit.
Brian McNamee, the government’s chief witness on Roger Clemens’s alleged drug use, repeatedly changed his story to fit the one federal investigators were putting together, Rusty Hardin, a lawyer for the ex-New York Yankees pitcher, suggested to jurors.
Brian McNamee, the government’s only eyewitness to Roger Clemens’s alleged steroid use, testified that some of the medical waste he preserved from an injection he gave the ex-pitcher was mixed with needles used on other baseball players.
Roger Clemens, the pitcher who won more than 350 games and struck out more than 4,600 batters in a 24-year Major League Baseball career, was found not guilty of lying to Congress about his use of performance-enhancing drugs.
A key government witness in the perjury case against ex-New York Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens put a beer can in a corpse’s hand while working as a New York City police officer in the 1990s, according to a court filing.
The trainer for Roger Clemens who told Congress he injected the former New York Yankees pitcher with performance enhancing drugs said the treatments began when Clemens sought help administering a shot of anabolic steroids.
Brian McNamee, who claims he injected former New York Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens with steroids and human growth hormone more than 10 years ago, agreed before a U.S. jury that his memory of those events “evolved” over time.