Brian McNamee, the government’s only eyewitness to Roger Clemens’s alleged use of performance enhancing drugs, was permitted to name other former New York Yankees who allegedly used human growth hormone.
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 former New York Yankees pitcher accused of lying about steroid use, saw just two days of the government’s case against him last year before a prosecution error put an end to his perjury trial.
Roger Clemens, the former New York Yankees pitcher, will seek to sow doubt among jurors that he lied to Congress about drug use by attacking the credibility of the only eyewitness against him and denying he had been injected with performance-enhancing substances.
The federal judge presiding over the perjury trial of ex-New York Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens said he may not allow the jury to hear from former teammates about injections they received from Clemens’ accuser, Brian McNamee.
The perjury trial of former Major League Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens ended in a mistrial on the second day of witness testimony after prosecutors showed the jury evidence that violated a court order.
Roger Clemens lied to Congress about using steroids and human growth hormone to protect his chances of election to the Hall of Fame, a U.S. prosecutor told jurors as the ex-pitcher’s perjury trial began in Washington.
Major League Baseball veteran Roger Clemens is likely to face another trial on charges of lying to Congress unless his attorneys can show prosecutors deliberately provoked yesterday’s mistrial, lawyers say.