The Long Island Ducks of the Atlantic League yesterday announced the signing of former American League MVP Juan Gonzalez. The slugger will join the Ducks on Tuesday.
Gonzalez, 36, hit 434 homers and drove in 1,404 runs in a 16-year career with the Texas Rangers, Detroit Tigers, Cleveland Indians and Kansas City Royals.
Long Island will play in Camden on June 9-11 and in Atlantic City on Aug. 25-28.
Roger Clemens of the Houston Astros went through his first workout at a minor-league stadium in Lexington, Ky. His son, Koby Clemens, hit a ball off a scoreboard on the left-field wall.