The Mets will send Kaz Ishii against Houston's Roger Clemens on Wednesday. <P> For Clemens, it…
A Look Back: Piazza vs. Clemens
June 7, 1999 Piazza helps put a stop to Clemens' American League record 20-game winning streak, cracking a two-run homer on a hanging forkball over the left-center field wall at Yankee Stadium. The Rocket doesn't make it out of the third inning. July 9, 1999 Piazza gets Clemens again, crushing a three-run homer at Shea Stadium as the Mets cruise to a 5-2 victory. Clemens goes six innings and is charged with five earned runs in the loss. June 9, 2000 Clemens is booed off the mound at Yankee Stadium after he allows nine runs, including a grand slam to Piazza and a two-run homer to Edgardo Alfonzo. He leaves trailing 9-2 in the sixth inning. Clemens: "The boos, I was as hacked off as anybody else was. I felt I had better stuff than the final score says it was. I was trying to keep the ball in the yard, gave up too many homers." July 8, 2000 Perhaps remembering their two previous encounters, Clemens comes up and in on Piazza with a 95-MPH fastball in his first at-bat. Piazza is...
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