Clayton Kershaw continues to convince

By outdueling Tim Lincecum again, the Dodgers' ace is a real Cy Young contender

Updated: September 10, 2011, 10:55 AM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

SAN FRANCISCO -- There are many factors that go into filling out a postseason award ballot.

Occasionally, the name at the top is fairly clear-cut, requiring little deliberation on the part of the voter. More often, though, there is room for debate, and each member of the Baseball Writers Association of America who is asked to submit a ballot for that particular award has to decide which of those factors to weigh most heavily and which to discard.

We won't know for almost ...

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