Liriano bumps Clemens from center stage

Originally Published: June 22, 2006
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

HOUSTON -- He huffed. He puffed. He staggered through an inning that seemed to last almost as long as Francisco Liriano's entire career.

But he was still Roger Clemens. And that was enough to fill every darned seat of Minute Maid Park. Which was the least a guy making almost $750,000 per trip to the mound could do.

So what will we remember -- say, in the year 2018 -- when we look back on Thursday, the night the Rocket staged the latest in his never-ending series of comebacks?

Heck, ...

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