Greinke deserves to win AL Cy Young

Despite having just 15 wins, righty is without a doubt American League's best pitcher

Originally Published: September 27, 2009
By Tim Kurkjian | ESPN The Magazine

The envelope arrived in my mailbox a week ago Saturday. Inside was a glossy, one-page testimonial to the 2009 accomplishments of Kansas City Royals pitcher Zack Greinke in an effort to help him win the American League Cy Young Award. It is not unusual for teams in this day and age to resort to this, especially when you're the Royals and your guy has a 15-8 record. But the endorsement isn't necessary. Check the numbers -- all the numbers -- and Greinke is the AL's Cy Young winner.

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