Washington’s Max Scherzer, Boston’s Rick Porcello win Cy Young Awards


Nationals pitcher ends up being 6th to win Cy Young Awards in both leagues while Red Sox tossed wins AL honor by narrow margin

Rick Porcello of the Boston Red Sox has actually won the AL Cy Young Award by a narrow margin and Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals has actually taken the NL reward.

Porcello led the majors with 22 wins, and vanquish Detroits Justin Verlander and Clevelands Corey Kluber in outcomes revealed Wednesday.

Porcello got simply 8 first-place votes from members of the Baseball Writers Association of America while Verlander drew 14. Porcello drew more assistance throughout the board and was noted by all 30 citizens Verlander was left off 2 tallies.

Scherzer end up being the 6th pitcher to win the Cy Young in both leagues, making the NL honor by a broad margin. He led the majors with 284 strikeouts and topped the league with 20 wins, and vanquish Chicago Cubs colleagues Jon Lester and Kyle Hendricks.

Scherzer won the AL honor in 2013 while pitching in a Detroit rotation with Porcello and Verlander, and has actually now signed up with Roger Clemens, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, Gaylord Perry and Roy Halladay as winners in both leagues.

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2016/nov/16/cy-young-award-winners-nl-max-scherzer