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-- Legal case now extra innings for a former Major League Baseball great.
Roger Clemens his retrial getting underway today in Washington.
The seven time Cy Young award winner accused of lying to congress.
About steroid use rich -- is live at the federal courthouse in Washington with more hybrids.
They -- -- -- -- Jenna and this is where Roger Clemens faces several charges of perjury lying to congress.
Prosecutors say that Clemens to hide -- steroid use lied to congress back in 2008 this -- what this trial is all about.
Their key witness Brian McNamee clemens' former trainer back in the 1990s and early two thousands it's McNamee who says that Clemens used performance enhancing drugs and he's also prevent presented investigators with syringes and gauze pads claimed.
To have clemens' DNA on it and that performance enhancing drugs.
Are also founder traces are also found on that evidence.
Well it's clemens' defense team it's just wrapped up its opening statements clemens' attorney saying that that evidence the syringes and gauze pads can easily be.
They manipulated they say that -- and he kept it in his basement for several years in a beer can.
And describe it is a mixed up hodgepodge of garbage.
Clemens' attorneys will argue that throughout his career he maintained excellence without spiking one year and -- you mentioned Janet won the top pitcher in the league awards seven different times during his twenty plus year career.
Show four different pictures of Roger Clemens appearing to be.
Of the same size basically in Boston the 1980s in new York and Toronto in the 1990s.
And -- a few years back and they say that's evidence along with medical records.
That Roger Clemens never grew to be incredibly large a look at some of the other baseball players -- either been accuser admitted to using performance enhancing drugs they start off early in their career being somewhat thin and then late -- early two thousands -- to the ballpark crushing baseballs being pretty large.
So there's such trial does have a number of different charges expected take.
It's not Democrats like.
Good points they're fighting to -- -- sirens are coming for you.
Are -- rich and now -- got I don't know what that it just started I don't know what's going to veto it happens right about when you're gonna go live in the area did.
It is perfect as always -- thank you very much need to concern that it can can.
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