Clemens calls it a career tonight
Roger Clemens is coming off a 2003 season which may, arguably, be the second-best finale a pitcher ever had.
Clemens is older than Koufax by over a decade but is not leaving for physical reasons. He clearly still has much to offer and there is hope around the Yankees camp that he will keep his options open by declaring free agency instead of going on the retired list, writes Tyler Kepner of the New York Times. The rules state a retirement notification means he would have to sit out a year while filing for free agency would leave the door open for a return. In spite of protests to the contrary.
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