Results for tag: AL Cy Young
Posted by: Larry Fleisher on Nov 21, 2010 at 10:04:58 PM

The big topic being discussed among the sides in the AL Cy Young voting is wins.

On the side against Felix Hernandez wins or lack of them are key reasons for selecting CC Sabathia (21 wins) or David Price (16 wins). On the side that voted for Hernandez his 13 wins are an irrelevant number because of his dominance in other categories such as ERA (2.27), starts (34), innings (249 2/3) and hits per nine innings (seven).

Another take in the argument is his lack of pressure or big wins since the Mariners were a 101-loss team. While certainly valid, it would be hard to forget those three that he had against the Yankees, especially when the difference between winning the AL East, having the best record in the AL was one game.

In three starts against the Yankees, Hernandez pitched two complete