Cy Young Watch – Week 12

With Dallas Keuchel sidelined until after the All-Star break, he can’t hold onto his lead any longer. The Good: Chris Sale (Red Sox) and Max Scherzer (Nationals) Sale had another strong week to make him re-emerge as the Cy Young favorite while Keuchel is sidelined. Only Danny Salazar has a higher strikeout per nine inning…

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Cy Young Watch – Week 5

After a relatively quiet week, our Cy Young picks remain the same, but other pitchers are knocking on the door. The Good: Chris Sale (Red Sox) and Clayton Kershaw (Dodgers) Sale wasn’t spectacular this week and arguably had is worst start of the season Sunday against Minnesota, where he allowed four runs in six innings,…

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Cy Young Watch – Week 4

For the first time this season, Mets ace Noah Syndergaard doesn’t top the list as our favorite for the NL Cy Young Award. Syndergaard had a rough outing on Sunday before it was revealed that the flamethrower had a partially torn lat muscle and will be out indefinitely. The Good: Clayton Kershaw (Dodgers) and Chris…

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Cy Young Watch – Week 3

After a one-week absence, Chris Sale has returned as our lead horse in the AL Cy Young race. Can the southpaw take home the hardware for the first time? The Good: Chris Sale (Red Sox) and Noah Syndergaard (Mets) Both pitchers were the lead dogs in Week 1 and Sale returns to the top after…

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Cy Young Watch – Week 1

There is still plenty of baseball left in the season, but it’s never too early to take a look at the potential candidates for the Cy Young Award. This season, we will track the performance of each starting pitcher throughout the season and provide weekly predictions for who we think will take home the hardware….

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