Astros GM sees Roger Clemens in player development role
Former pitcher Roger Clemens’ legal troubles are a thing of the past. His former team, the Houston Astros would like for him to come back to help their team with the younger players, according to MLB.com.
“It’s great to have former players, who’ve had a great deal of success in the Major League level, involved in the organization,” general manager Jeff Luhnow said. “Everybody has a certain level of expertise, and in Roger’s case, a lot of what we’re trying to teach the pitchers, with respect to the delivery, the approach to the game and the work ethic, he’s excelled at all that.”
“There’s no question every Minor League affiliate would love to have Roger Clemens come and visit and talk to the pitchers, and the pitchers in the big leagues would love to talk to him,” Luhnow said. “We just have to see how much time he has available to dedicate to this and what area he’ll be best served. We’ll work it out, I’m sure.”