Houston Astros pitcher Roger Clemens who came out of retirement to pitch for his hometown team wins his record extending seventh CY Young award. Clemens went 18-4 with a 2.98 ERA and 218 strikeouts in 214 1/3 innings. At the age of 42 Clemens became the oldest player to ever win a CY Young. He also passed Steve Carlton for at the time second on the all-time strikeouts list. Randy Johnson, whom he beat out for the CY Young, would ultimately pass him and Clemens is currently and comfortably in third place.