A grand jury indicted Roger Clemens for allegedly lying to congress regarding his use of performance enhancing drugs.
The more information that comes out the more it looks bad for Clemens.
The arrogant attitude that served him so well on the mound doesn't work so well for him off the field.
Who would have ever thought that a guy with 354 lifetime wins and a career ERA of 3.12 over 24-seasons would be fighting for his Hall of Fame life.
Does he get in? Well, maybe, eventually. But it probably won't be for a long, long time. Perhaps 50-years from now voters will say, "OK he made some mistakes. Time to put him in the Hall." But it won't be the voters of today.
Clemens in the Hall of Fame? No way. Pete Rose has a better chance of getting in now than Clemens. Very sad story but Clemens has no one to blame but himself.
Clemens lawyer Rusty Hardin said yesterday, "Roger is looking forward to his day in court. He is happy this has finally happened. We have known for some time this was going to happen. We'll let everything get taken care of in court."
For some reason, I fail to believe that Clemens is happy about the indictment and is looking forward to his day in court.
By the way, if I could give Clemens some advice, I would tell him, "Rusty? You have a lawyer named Rusty? Tell you what Roger, get yourself a real lawyer."