Sabathia only second Indians pitcher to win Cy Young
NEW YORK -- C.C. Sabathia beat Josh Beckett at last -- albeit a few weeks later than he hoped.
Sabathia won the AL Cy Young Award on Tuesday, topping Boston's ace and two other worthy contenders by a comfortable margin to become the first Cleveland Indians pitcher in 35 years to earn the honor.
Sabathia received 19 of 28 first-place votes and finished with
119 points in balloting by the Baseball Writers' Association of
America. Beckett, who outpitched Sabathia twice in the ...
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Alex Rodriguez highlighted MLB awards season by winning his third AL MVP Award. A recap of the winners:
AL MVP: Alex Rodriguez
NL MVP: Jimmy Rollins
AL Cy Young: C.C. Sabathia
NL Cy Young: Jake Peavy
Managers of year: Eric Wedge, Bob Melvin
Rookies of year: Dustin Pedroia, Ryan Braun
NL MVP• Rollins edges Holliday for MVP award
• Neyer: No rhyme or reason to voting
• Crasnick: Big payday in Holliday's future?
AL MVP• A-Rod wins third MVP convincingly
• Neyer: An easy choice
NL Cy Young• Peavy is unanimous choice for NL Cy Young
• Peavy discusses his Cy Young award
• Neyer: Why Peavy was deserving winner
Managers of the year• Indians' Wedge, D-backs' Melvin win awards
• Neyer: No shortage of worthy candidates in NL
AL Cy Young• Indians' Sabathia wins AL Cy Young
• Neyer: Sabathia the obvious choice
• Gammons: Beckett still owns October
Rookies of Year• Pedroia, Braun are top rookies
• Neyer: Tulo was more D-serving
Predictions• ESPN.com picks
• Buster Olney's picks
• Keith Law's picks