Cy Young


Bartolo Colon wins AL Cy Young

Bartolo Colon of the Los Angeles Angels was named the winner of the American League Cy Young Award in voting by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. The righthander, 32, is only the second winner of this award in the franchise’s 45-season history and the first since Dean Chance in…


Johan Santana wins Cy Young unanimously

Minnesota Twins lefthander Johan Santana was a unanimous selection of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America as the American League Cy Young Award winner. Santana, 25, received all 28 first-place votes cast by two writers from each AL city for a perfect score of 140 points, based on a 5-3-1…


Roger Clemens wins 7th Cy Young

Roger Clemens, who came out of retirement and helped his hometown Houston Astros qualify for postseason play as the National League wild card entry, added to his eventual Hall of Fame credentials by being named the NL Cy Young Award winner in the Baseball Writers’ Association of America balloting. It…


Dominant Dodgers’ closer Eric Gagne wins Cy Young Award

Eric Gagne of the Los Angeles Dodgers ended Randy Johnson’s four-year hold on the National League Cy Young Award by winning the 2003 election of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. Gagne, 27, who converted all 55 of his save opportunities during the season and became the first pitcher with…


Roy Halladay runs away with Cy Young race

Toronto Blue Jays righthander Roy Halladay was an overwhelming choice of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America as the American League Cy Young Award winner for 2003. Halladay, 26, was named first on 26 ballots and second on the other two of ballots cast by two writers from each league…