Sugar Land Skeeters To Sign Roger Clemens

2:11pm: Agent Randy Hendricks told ESPN.com's Jerry Crasnick that Clemens may only pitch in one game (Twitter link).  "It is a fun thing and let’s just see how he does Saturday night," Hendricks said. "That will determine if he pitches for them again."

12:27pm: The independent Sugar Land Skeeters have agreed to sign seven-time Cy Young Award winner Roger Clemens, Mark Berman of FOX 26 in Houston reports. The Skeeters are based out of the Houston area, where Clemens pitched at the MLB level from 2004-06. The 50-year-old Texas native last pitched in the Major Leagues five years ago with the 2007 Yankees. 

Clemens had a full workout today and reached 87 mph on the radar gun, Berman reports. Clemens will start Saturday's game, according to Berman. Earlier this summer, Clemens was acquitted on all charges that he obstructed justice and lied to Congress. Clemens was subject to a federal investigation after telling Congress he never used steroids or human growth hormone.

Former MLB All-Star Gary Gaetti manages the Skeeters, and former MLB players Scott Kazmir, Jason Lane and Tim Redding have appeared for the team this year.


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