PHILADELPHIA -- Roger Clemens left Monday's start against Philadelphia because of a strained right groin after allowing only one hit in five innings.
The Houston right-hander was 6-4 with a 2.29 ERA coming into the game. He gave up one run to the Phillies, struck out six and walked two. The Astros said the 44-year-old right-hander is day-to-day.
Clemens felt something on the next-to-last pitch he threw in the
"I feel better. The tenderness I felt has relaxed," he said.
"I'm still on for Saturday unless something changes. We'll give it
a chance to heal and see what happens."