DETROIT — Roger Clemens had some great moments in Detroit baseball. He was as fired up by many of them as the second game of Tuesday’s doubleheader.And .
Clemens flew from Texas to Detroit to watch his son Kody make his major league debut with the Tigers. Detroit called him up on Monday.
The 2018 Amateur Draft's third round pick.At Toledo, he hit.283 with eight homers. He also had 31 RBIs in 45 games. He was drafted as a second baseman and has played in all positions this season, including left, right, third, and first.
Clemens, 59, said that he was just happy for him because he worked so hard to get there and that it had finally come for him. “We put everyone in scramble mode yesterday so that we could get up there.”
Clemens went 11-8 over 26 career starts against Detroit Tigers, but has some special memories.
He said, “This is like my second home, because I had a aunt who lived here and I always stayed at her basement when we were there instead of in the team hotel.” “And I went here for my 300th win (win), and down the road (at Tiger Stadium), my 20-strikeout match.”
Kody Clemens will be wearing No. 21 was one of the numbers that his father wore. He also wore number 22. 22 with the Astros as well as the Yankees.
Roger Clemens was a pitcher in 18 minor-league games, before he joined the major leagues. Kody has played 325.
Clemens stated that although we had different experiences, we agreed on the same topic: “If you want to be in major leagues, you might just as well win.” “Find a method to do it.”
Roger Clemens knew exactly how to do this. The Cy Young Award winner seven times posted a 354-184 record playing for the Red Sox Blue Jays Astros, Yankees, Astros, Astros, and Astros. He was an 11-time All Star and was part of two World Series champions. He was a power pitcher and struck out 4,672.
Kody Clemens isn't worried about making comparisons to his father's hit. Although the older Clemens claims he was a great bunter, his son politely informs him that he doesn't know much about hitting.
Roger Clemens explained, “What's cool? When he got the word, he got text messages from several of his major-league teammates. So I was able, as a dad, to step back and let them impart some wisdom.” “Derek Jeter and Jeff Bagwell are giving him advice.”