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Clemens overpowering in Double-A tuneup

Updated: June 12, 2006, 12:40 AM ET
Associated Press

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- Chalk up another record for Roger Clemens, who looks as dominant as ever less than two weeks from his scheduled return to the majors.

The seven-time Cy Young Award winner struck out 11 and allowed two hits in six innings for Double-A Corpus Christi on Sunday night in his second minor league start.

Clemens tied the Hooks' single-game record for strikeouts, set last year by Jason Hirsh. He threw 73 pitches -- 52 strikes -- in his second tuneup for his ...

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