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Roger Clemens must face baseball’s jury next

After acquittal, pitcher’s place in history remains in question

For 10 weeks, Roger Clemens sat before a federal jury, his freedom and reputation at stake, and never spoke a word in his defense. As it turned out, he didn’t need to.

The jury Monday acquitted the former Red Sox star of every charge in a celebrated perjury case against him. He faced six counts of lying to Congress in 2008 when he testified he had never used performance-enhancing drugs.

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