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Brett Cecil quietly having solid campaign

Updated: September 30, 2010, 3:53 PM ET
By Eric Karabell
With all the discussion this week about Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez and his Cy Young Award candidacy -- I would vote for him -- look at some of the pitchers who have won more than the 13 games King Felix has, and you might be surprised. Were you aware Toronto Blue Jays left-hander Brett Cecil got his 15th win of the season Wednesday night? Maybe not, since Cecil is owned in fewer than 20 percent of ESPN standard mixed leagues.

Cecil beat the postseason-bound Tampa Bay Rays, and I'm guessing one of the reasons fantasy owners were cool on the 23-year-old was because of the matchup. Well, forgetting the fact the Rays weren't featuring their best offense, Cecil actually went 3-1 against the Rays this season. In fact, Cecil was 11-2 against American League East teams in 2010, including a sweet 4-0 in five starts against the New York Yankees, with a 2.67 ERA.

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