Houston Astros: Would a Roger Clemens Return Be a Smart Move?

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Houston Astros: Would a Roger Clemens Return Be a Smart Move?
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The return of Roger Clemens could be an exciting spectacle for Houston Astros fans, but in the end would not be a smart move by the team.

The 50-year-old seven-time Cy Young Award winner has eyes for the big leagues, and there's rampant speculation that he and the Astros are destined to hook up.

Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow told Jon Heyman of CBS Sports (via Danny Knobler) that the Astros are scouting Clemens as he pitches for the independent Sugar Land Skeeters.

A reunion would almost certainly result in sellouts in whatever ballpark he pitched in. It would also result in a media circus following the team and the former big league superstar.

It remains to be seen whether this reunion will actually happen.

Here are few reasons why a Roger Clemens return to the Astros would not be a smart move.

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