Clemens, Santana top Cy hopefuls

Breaking down the candidates for the AL and NL Cy Young awards.

Updated: September 8, 2005, 6:17 PM ET
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

The pitchers who are in the mix to win the Cy Young Award in the National and American leagues:

National League 1. Roger Clemens: Yeah, he'll actually feel his age -- and retire -- one of these decades. But in the meantime, Clemens (11-6, 1.57) leads his league in ERA, opponent average (.185), on-base percentage (.243), slugging (.260) and road ERA (0.52). But his team thinks it's illegal to score for him. So his run support (3.57) is the fourth-lowest in the league. We'd vote for him, but ...

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