Astros 'somewhat optimistic' about Clemens' return
Judging from the tone of Purpura's comments Thursday, the Astros have more reason than not to be upbeat as they await word on whether their 43-year-old Hall of Famer-in-waiting will give it one more shot.
To continue reading this article you must be an Insider
MORE MLB HEADLINES
- Report: Cuban slugger to D-backs for $68.5M
- Red Sox officially unveil Sandoval, Ramirez
- Source: Lester, Giants will meet next week
- Brewers' Braun: No pain in repaired thumb