Report: Roger Clemens closer to return to Houston Astros

Friday August 31st, 2012

The Houston Astros plan on watching Roger Clemens next minor-league start. (Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

The Houston Astros plan on having a scout watch Roger Clemens' next minor-league start on Sept. 7 fueling speculation that a return to the major leagues is possible, reports 

The strong speculation in baseball has been that if all goes reasonably well that night, Clemens will then pitch for the Astros five days later, on Sept. 12 against the Chicago Cubs.
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