It took jurors close to 10 hours to reach a verdict after the 10 week trial that capped an extremely expensive five-year investigation. However, Clemens is not completely out of the water as he now faces a defamation suit courtesy of former friend and known steroid mule Brian McNamee.
"I'm happy for Rocket," Jeter said. "I'm happy it is over with. I think that it is good for baseball that it is over with. We can stop talking about it for a little bit. I'm happy that everything turned out well for him."
Skipper Joe Girardi echoed Jeter's sentiments, saying "We are trying to move on from all of the stuff that we have went through the last 10 years with the PEDs. We can focus on the game at hand."
The first hearing of the McNamee defamation lawsuit will get underway sometime next week in Brooklyn, New York.
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