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Dodgers defeat Mets 4-3

The Dodgers took their second straight from the New York Mets, 4-3, on Wednesday.

'Shoeless Joe' bat fetched nearly $1 million at auction

NEW YORK, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- An antique bat swung by baseball pioneer "Shoeless" Joe Jackson hit a home run with buyers in New York Saturday, the auctioneers said.
Former NBA star Tracy McGrady is hoping to play baseball

Former NBA star Tracy McGrady is hoping to play baseball

HOUSTON, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Former NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady has been working out with Roger Clemens in the hopes of pitching professionally for the Sugar Land Skeeters.
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Maddux, Glavine, Thomas voted to Hall of Fame

Maddux, Glavine, Thomas voted to Hall of Fame

NEW YORK, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Long-time Atlanta Braves pitching teammates Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine and slugger Frank Thomas have been voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Maddux, Glavine, Thomas lead Baseball Hall of Fame ballot

Maddux, Glavine, Thomas lead Baseball Hall of Fame ballot

NEW YORK, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, with six Cy Young Awards between them, and two-time MVP Frank Thomas are new names on the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Aug. 19, 2013.
By United Press International

MLB: Detroit 3, Chicago White Sox 0

DETROIT, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Max Scherzer improved to 16-1 with 7 2/3 scoreless innings Saturday and the Detroit Tigers won a seventh straight game, 3-0 over the Chicago White Sox.

No living names among Baseball Hall of Fame inductees

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y., July 29 (UPI) -- The Baseball Hall of Fame in New York state said the latest induction marked the first time since 1965 that all inductees were deceased.

Baseball's All-Star Game set for Tuesday

NEW YORK, July 15 (UPI) -- Baseball's All-Star Game will be played for the 84th time Tuesday with players from the National League seeking their fourth consecutive victory.

MLB: Detroit 6, Toronto 2

TORONTO, July 3 (UPI) -- Max Scherzer continued the best start to a season for a major league pitcher in 23 years Wednesday, carrying Detroit to a 6-2 victory over Toronto.

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No players voted to baseball hall in 2013 ... NHL owners OK deal, Bettman apologizes ... Panthers, Chargers hire new GM ... Knicks' Carmelo Anthony suspended one game ... Sports news from United Press International.
No players voted to baseball hall in 2013

No players voted to baseball hall in 2013

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y., Jan. 9 (UPI) -- No players will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2013 following the first vote of the so-called Steroid Era, hall officials said Wednesday.
Lance Armstrong doping allegations headline series of disciplinary actions

Lance Armstrong doping allegations headline series of disciplinary actions

The Tour de France crowned one champion in 2012 but lost its most decorated winner in seven-time champion Lance Armstrong, to doping violations.
JOHN HENDEL, United Press International
Bonds, Clemens top Hall of Fame ballot

Bonds, Clemens top Hall of Fame ballot

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y., Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Outfielder Barry Bonds and pitcher Roger Clemens are among 24 first-time names on the 2013 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot, which was released Wednesday.

Clemens, 50, goes 3 1/3 scoreless frames

SUGARLAND, Texas, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Fifty-year-old Roger Clemens retired 10 of the 11 batters he faced for the Sugar Land Skeeters Saturday night.
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Baseball great Roger Clemens (R) and Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX) (L) listen as Clemens' attorney Rusty Hardin talks to media on Capitol Hill in Washington on February 7, 2008. (UPI Photo/Kamenko Pajic)
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William Roger Clemens (born August 4, 1962), nicknamed "Rocket", is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who broke into the league with the Boston Red Sox, whose pitching staff he would help anchor for 12 years. Clemens won seven Cy Young Awards, more than any other pitcher. He played for four different teams over his 23-year playing career. In each of his two seasons with the Toronto Blue Jays, Clemens won the pitching triple crown (leading the league in wins, ERA, and strikeouts) and a Cy Young Award.

Clemens was traded to the New York Yankees for the 1999 season, where he had his first World Series success. In 2003, he reached his 300th win and 4,000th strikeout in the same game. Clemens is one of only four pitchers to have more than 4,000 strikeouts in their career (the others are pitchers Nolan Ryan, Randy Johnson, and Steve Carlton). Clemens played three seasons with the Houston Astros, where he won his seventh Cy Young Award. He rejoined the New York Yankees during the 2007 season.

Clemens was alleged by the Mitchell Report to have used anabolic steroids during his late career, mainly because of testimony given by his former trainer, Brian McNamee. Clemens firmly denied these allegations under oath before Congress, leading congressional leaders to refer his case to the Justice Department on suspicions of perjury. On May 12, 2009, he broke a long silence to speak out on ESPN against American Icon: The Fall of Roger Clemens and the Rise of Steroids in America's Pastime, a book by four New York Daily News reporters that claims Clemens used performance-enhancing drugs during his career.

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