Clemens, Trainer Stories at Odds

McNamee says he injected pitcher more than he claimed earlier
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 13, 2008 10:07 AM CST
Former New York Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens pauses during a news conference, after meeting with members of Congress on Capitol Hill in this Feb. 7, 2008 file photo, in Washington. Roger Clemens and...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Ex-trainer Brian McNamee today told Congress he injected Roger Clemens with performance-enhancing drugs more often than he’d already admitted, saying he'd remembered incidents since his initial statement. Andy Pettitte, meanwhile, revealed in that Clemens had admitted taking HGH years before—a charge Clemens said Pettitte misheard—and Pettitte himself remembered taking HGH once more than previously admitted. But Clemens remained steadfast, denying any HGH or steroid use, the AP reports.

“No matter what … I am never going to have my name restored,” Clemens said in a statement. “But I cannot in good conscience admit to doing something that I did not do; even if it would be easier.” McNamee and Clemens each took shots at the other. “While I liked and admired Roger Clemens, I don’t think I ever really trusted him,” McNamee said.