Brandon Workman was excited when he learned Roger Clemens would be at Fenway Park on Tuesday night to take part in a pregame ceremony to honor former manager Joe Morgan.
Workman was a senior at Bowie (Texas) High when Clemens pitched his final season in the majors. Like Clemens, Workman then pitched for the University of Texas before the Sox picked him in the second round of the 2010 draft
“He’s obviously a hero, whatever you want to call it. An idol,” the 24-year-old Workman said of Clemens.
“I couldn’t be more excited about it. Not only did I get my first big league win, but it’s a good spot for a win for our team, too,” Workman said after the 8-2 decision over Seattle. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.