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Cy Young, Cy Younger or Cy-Bermetrics: Who Is American League’s Best Pitcher?

only fitting that in what is dubbed "The Year of the Pitcher" there is no clear winner for the American League Cy Young Award.

The 2010, baseball writers can vote using the traditional barometer of wins, losses and strikeouts; using sabermetrics, or "baseball math"; or by judging by what their eyes can see.

New York Yankees’ C.C. Sabathia is the only 20-game winner at 21-7, but had the benefit of 7.31 runs support average (RSA) per game. Some argue that Sabathia’s wins are, well, lucky, despite his 3.18 earned run average (ERA) and 197 strikeouts.

The next closest in wins is Tampa Bay Rays’ David Price at 19-6. He had a lower ERA at 2.72, American League's highest winning percentage, a slightly lower RSA at ...

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