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AL Cy Young Award: Felix Hernandez More Deserving Than CC Sabathia

it comes to pitching statistics, wins are nearly as insignificant as saves.

That’s why it’s ridiculous to exclude Felix Hernandez from the American League Cy Young Award race simply because the terrible team he plays for allowed him to win only 13 games.

King Felix’s 2.27 ERA led baseball and his 249 2/3 innings were tops in the AL. His 232 strikeouts and 1.06 WHIP were second best in the league and he finished third with six complete games.

When you consider that no team in the designated hitter era scored fewer than the Mariners’ 3.17 runs per game this season, it’s pretty easy to throw wins and losses out the window.

Taking that one step further, Hernandez led the Majors in ERA and ...

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