Two-time Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay will announce his retirement on Monday, according to CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman.
Halladay will sign a one-day contract with Toronto so he retires as a Blue Jay, according to Heyman.
Halladay, 36, was one of the game’s top pitchers for much of his career, winning the 2003 AL Cy Young Award with Toronto and the 2010 NL Cy Young Award with Philadelphia.
He was 203-105 over a 16-year career, most of which was spent in Toronto. He pitched the last four seasons with the Phillies, going 19-6 with a 2.35 ERA and finishing second in the NL Cy Young Award balloting as recently as 2011.
He also threw a no-hitter in Game 1 of the 2010 NL Division Series against the Reds, only the second no-hitter in postseason history.
An eight-time All-Star, Halladay finished in the top five of the Cy Young Award voting every year from 2005-11.
Shoulder injuries the past two seasons forced Halladay into retirement, however, as he made only 13 starts last season and struggled to the tune of a 6.82 ERA.
– Cash Kruth