Rocket Return

Roger Clemens is coming back to the New York Yankees, the Bronx, the Big Apple. It was anounced today during the 7th inning of the New York Yankees game against the Seattle Mariners. I heard it while watching the Reds.

The move, if they get the Clemens that is advertised, should give the Yankees a shot in the arm that could get them to the World Series, like I predicted.

This should be George’s part of the coverage. He’s the Yankee guy, but since he’s AWOL on the blog, well I gotta report it. It would be interesting to get a Yankees fan’s take on how he’ll be received in the Bronx. Rumors have it the contract was drawn up as a pro-rated $28 million from George Steinbrenner.

From the SportsFrog (thanks for help from one of our readers):

They put up on the scoreboard “Roger Clemens is now a Yankee.” And the
crowd went nuts. This occurred right after everyone sang God Bless America
during the 7th inning stretch. And credit Michael Kay for the line, “Now the
Yankees have a fourth starter.”

Camera shots of the players in the dugout showed the entire team,
including Andy Pettitte, celebrating. They all looked surprised. Kay had no
knowledge either.