How to buy a Rocket
Forget about the money, Jim Caple uncovered a few more provisions in Roger Clemens' latest contract with the Astros.
Two months into the season, Roger Clemens decided he will pitch for the Houston Astros. When he finally pitches his first game, in about three weeks, he'll begin earning a prorated amount of a $22 million contract (in a similar vein, the Yankees won't pay A-Rod after Oct. 10).Of course, the high salary isn't the only provision the Astros had to offer Roger to entice him to pitch another season. Some other key clauses in the contract: • Roger is only required to pitch in ...
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