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Felix Hernandez wins Cy Young, Derek Jeter Receives New York Yankees’ Offer

aren't all that matter when it comes to pitching. Felix Hernandez of the Seattle Mariners had 13 this past season, eight less than the New York Yankees' CC Sabathia. But the voters looked past his 13-12 record and paid close attention to the statistics that showed his true worth.

Hernandez led Major League Baseball with a 2.27 ERA, was first in the American League with 249.2 innings pitched, ranked second in the A.L. with 232 strikeouts and had six complete games to his credit. As a result, the Cy Young Award was deservedly given to the 24-year-old Venezuelan right-hander.

The Mariners were the worst team in the American League and had the worst offense in baseball. Only 513 runs were scored, an average of three per game. They only gave him three ...

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