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Mitchell Report
Written by Maury Brown   
Wednesday, 13 February 2008 11:05


Mitchell Hearing

Following up on today's hearing, while Chuck Knoblauch did not testify before the committee, he did provide a deposition to committee investigators.

Within the transcript, Knoblauch denies ever knowing about any PED use by Andy Pettitte or, more importantly, Roger Clemens.

Below it a key section of the transcript.

Select Read More to see this section of Knoblauch's testimony

Q: Our investigation is focused on information Brian
McNamee shared with Senator Mitchell. He had two clients in
particular, Andy Pettitte and Roger Clemens. So questions
have been raised about the accuracy of that information. So
I want to ask you about Andy Pettitte and Roger Clemens.
I will start with Roger Clemens. Did you ever have
conversations with him about performance-enhancing

A Never had conversations with Roger about anything
like that.

Q And did you have any knowledge of anything he might
have been doing?

A I had no knowledge, none.

Q Any suspicions when you were playing?

A No.

Q Forget now, but -- nothing?

A No.

Q So there is nothing you would have that's relevant
to Mr. Clemens?

A There is nothing I could tell you at all about Roger
Clemens in regards to any of this.

Q Would the same be true for Mr. Pettitte?

A Yes.

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