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Nats’ Scherzer, Indians’ Kluber win Cy Young Awards

Nats’ Scherzer, Indians’ Kluber win Cy Young Awards

MLB, Washington Nationals
Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer won his second consecutive Cy Young Award as the National League's top pitcher on Wednesday while Corey Kluber of the Cleveland Indians took home American League honors. Scherzer earned 27 of the 30 first-place votes from members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America to finish ahead of Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw, 201-126. For Scherzer, who led the NL with 268 strikeouts and ranked second in ERA (2.51) and fourth in wins (16), it marked the third Cy Young Award of his career having also won it in 2003 while playing for the AL's Detroit Tigers. Scherzer said he was on “cloud nine” after becoming only the 10th pitcher..... Story Continues