Tag Archives: Cy Young Award

Porcello adds exit on New Jersey Cy-way

The brotherhood of New Jersey-born ballplayers isn’t a small one. With 432 Major Leaguers to date (according to Baseball-Reference), it ranks 10th all-time among states. But Rick Porcello — born in Morristown, and a product of Seton Hall Prep — last night joined a more exclusive club of two: He and the Dodgers’ Don Newcombe are

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Quick thoughts: 2010 AL Cy Young Award

They nailed it. Felix Hernandez excelled this season in just about all pitching categories except one, the increasingly better-understood (or at least weighted) wins, which is reliant on a bit more than just what the starting pitcher does. Is this the year that will define the line in the sand between the winningest pitcher in

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Quick thoughts: 2010 NL Cy Young Award

There’s really not much to say about Roy Halladay‘s unanimous NL Cy Young Award today. He certainly had the numbers. Good for him. If there was anything that was surprising, maybe it’s that it was in fact unanimous. When you look at the numbers Halladay put up along with those of Adam Wainwright and Ubaldo

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Way to go, Marlins

Was there any surprise to the last three awards? No, not really. American League Manager of the Year. Jim Leyland. Of course. He took a team that lost 119 games three years ago to the postseason. His was the best team in the American League. They made the playoffs, so we can overlook that slight

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Looking over the NL Cy Young results

Argh. OK, so enough of this “didn’t have time” crap. Chris Carpenter had but 15 wins this past season, one less than the 16 I said he’d had. Brandon Webb was indeed named the Cy Young Award winner today, after finishing the season with 16 wins, which tied him at the top of the National

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