Baseball Writers Announce Finalists For Major AwardsOakland's Sonny Gray, Houston lefty Dallas Keuchel and 2012 winner David Price, traded from Detroit to Toronto during the season, are the finalists in the AL.
Keidel: Clayton Kershaw's Hollywood Ending Should Bother EveryoneThere's a contemporary push to place starting pitchers in the same realm as everyday players, which is confusing as it is annoying.
Clayton Kershaw, Corey Kluber Win Cy Young Awards
Report: Max Scherzer Wanted Eight-Year Deal From Tigers Scherzer turns 30 in July, so he would have been 38 at the end of such a contract.
Scherzer Not The Only Cy Young Candidate In Tigers RotationAnibal Sanchez, who dropped off the radar a bit when he went on the disabled list in mid-June with a strained right shoulder, has been just as good and maybe a little bit better.
Leyland Talks Possibilities Of Peralta For Postseason, Scherzer For Cy YoungIf Peralta cannot play left field, Leyland told Stoney and Bill on 97.1 The Ticket, Peralta, who was given a 50-game suspension for violating the league's performance-enhancing drug policy, will likely not be on the playoff roster.
Leyland Wants Verlander To Keep It Simple, Get Back To ArroganceUnlike Verlander, Tigers manager Jim Leyland thinks the solution to the pitcher's woes is to return to the basics.
Cy Young Award Winning Pitchers Match-Up Sunday In DetroitJustin Verlander and CC Sabathia didn't meet in last year's postseason, and they had differing results when they took the mound in the AL championship series.
Verlander Unanimously Wins Cy Young; Is MVP Next? Justin Verlander was ready to jump into the debate.
Jeff Riger: Where Does Verlander Rank In Single Season Greatness?In no particular order, I have listed the top three all-time greatest single season performances seen in my lifetime.
Three Degrees Of Pat Caputo 8-17-11Three reasons Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander isn't only a candidate for the American League Cy Young Award, but also MVP