Cy Young Watch – Midseason Report

For the most part, there isn’t really a surprising contender for the Cy Young Award in either league. In fact, three of the four biggest contenders are previous winners while the fourth, Chris Sale, has been one of the best pitchers in baseball over the past few years. With the MLB season on hold for…

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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 11

With Dallas Keuchel out, the rest of the American League failed to capitalize on the opportunity to jump ahead of him. Here’s out recap of last week. The Good: Dallas Keuchel (Astros) and Max Scherzer (Nationals) Our rankings from last week remain the same. In the American League, Mariners pitcher James Paxton had a rough…

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Cy Young Watch – Week 10

Dallas Keuchel is still our favorite for the AL Cy Young, but now that he has been placed on the disabled list for the second time this season, can someone overtake him? The Good: Dallas Keuchel (Astros) and Max Scherzer (Nationals) Keuchel will miss 2-3 starts and will not throw for a week, but is…

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Cy Young Watch – Week 9

After a two-week break, we’re back, but not much has seemed to change. The Good: Dallas Keuchel (Astros) and Clayton Kershaw (Dodgers) A short stint on the disabled list hasn’t slowed down Keuchel, whose 1.67 ERA is second in the league to James Paxton – who has started four less games. His 0.872 WHIP is…

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Cy Young Watch – Week 6

Halfway through May, the contenders and pretenders across the MLB are beginning to take shape. Can these pitchers keep it up until October? The Good: Dallas Keuchel (Astros) and Clayton Kershaw (Dodgers) For the first time this year, Keuchel has topped our AL Cy Young rankings, surpassing the red-hot Chris Sale. While Keuchel’s strikeout numbers…

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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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