Pettitte, Knoblauch, Radomski dropped from Wednesday's Clemens hearing Print
Written by Admin   
Monday, 11 February 2008 17:20
MLB Headline News

 and
HOWARD FENDRICH
AP Sports Writers
WASHINGTON (AP) -Roger Clemens and his accuser, Brian McNamee, will be the main witnesses at a House hearing on the Mitchell Report after Andy Pettitte and two others originally invited to testify were told Monday night they don't need to show up.
Former Yankee Chuck Knoblauch and steroids dealer Kirk Radomski also were dropped from the witness list for Wednesday's public session. One new witness was added Monday night: a member of the staff that worked with former Senate majority leader George Mitchell to produce December's report on drugs in baseball.
But all attention will be focused on Clemens, a seven-time Cy Young Award winner, and McNamee, his former personal trainer, who alleged he injected the pitcher with performance-enhancing drugs.
``I guess it's showtime, isn't it?'' Clemens' lead lawyer, Rusty Hardin, said in a telephone interview.
that he injected Clemens with steroids and human growth hormone at least 16 times in 1998, 2000 and 2001. Clemens' denials of those allegations drew the attention of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Pettitte, a pitcher for the Yankees, gave a sworn deposition to committee lawyers last week, as did Clemens and McNamee. Knoblauch, a former major leaguer who was a Yankees teammate of Clemens and Pettitte, was interviewed by committee staff earlier, while Radomski had been scheduled for a pre-hearing meeting with the committee Tuesday.
All five originally were invited to testify Wednesday.
``Mr. Knoblauch and Mr. Pettitte answered all the Committee's questions and their testimony at the hearing is not needed,'' committee chairman Henry Waxman and ranking Republican Tom Davis said in a statement. ``Mr. Clemens and Mr. McNamee have also cooperated with the Committee in its investigation.''
Pettitte's request to be excused was first reported by The New York Times on its Web site.
Pettitte's attorney, Jay Reisinger, declined to comment after the announcement, while a lawyer for Radomski did not immediately return a phone message left at his office Monday night.
Asked about the change, Knoblauch's attorney, Diana Marshall, said: ``I'm not disappointed. I know Chuck is not disappointed.''
 

MLB Team Pages

Top MLB Public Bets

#1 977 Oakland Athletics 98%
#2 953 Washington Nationals 98%
#3 961 Los Angeles Dodgers 97%
#4 972 Toronto Blue Jays 70%
#5 967 Tampa Bay Rays 67%
#6 970 Detroit Tigers 66%
#7 956 New York Mets 66%
#8 951 St Louis Cardinals 64%
#9 959 Milwaukee Brewers 63%
#10 979 Miami Marlins 60%
View All: NFL |  NBA |  NCAAF |  NCAAB |  MLB |  NHL

MLB Futures

MLB TEAM WORLD SERIES ODDS CURRENT
OAKLAND ATHLETICS 9/2
LOS ANGELES DODGERS 5/1
WASHINGTON NATIONALS 7/1
DETROIT TIGERS 7/1
LOS ANGELES ANGELS 8/1
BALTIMORE ORIOLES 8/1
MILWAUKEE BREWERS 12/1
ST LOUIS CARDINALS 14/1
KANSAS CITY ROYALS 16/1
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS 18/1
View All

Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Contact Us | Advertising | 888-99-SPREAD

THIS IS NOT A GAMBLING SITE – If you think you have a gambling problem click here.

Disclaimer: This site is for informational and entertainment purposes only. Individual users are responsible for the laws regarding accessing gambling information from their jurisdictions. Many countries around the world prohibit gambling, please check the laws in your location. Any use of this information that may violate any federal, state, local or international law is strictly prohibited.

Copyright: The information contained on TheSpread.com website is protected by international copyright and may not be reproduced, or redistributed in any way without expressed written consent.

About: TheSpread.com is the largest sports betting news site in the United States. We provide point spread news, odds, statistics and information to over 199 countries around the world each year. Our coverage includes all North American College and Professional Sports as well as entertainment, political and proposition wagering news.

©1999-2013 TheSpread.com