Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs has won the NL Cy
Young Award, acing out Dodgers stars Zack Greinke and Clayton
Kershaw.

Arrieta got 17 first-place votes for 169 points from the Baseball
Writers' Association of America in results announced Wednesday.
Greinke drew 10 first-place votes and had 147 points. Kershaw had
the other three firsts and 101 points.

Arrieta led the majors in wins, going 22-6. He went 11-0 in his
last 12 starts, pushing the Cubs into the playoffs for the first
time since 2008. He had a 1.77 ERA, struck out 236 and pitched a
no-hitter.

Greinke posted a 1.66 ERA that was the lowest in the majors since
1995. He went 19-3, fanned 200 and had a scoreless streak of 45 2-3
innings.

Kershaw had won three of the last four NL Cy Youngs. He struck out
301, the most in the majors since 2002, and went 16-7 with a 2.13
ERA for the NL West champions.

 

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Houston Astros lefty Dallas Keuchel has won the AL Cy
Young Award, easily beating out David Price.

Keuchel got 22 first-place votes for 186 points from the Baseball
Writers' Association of America in results announced Wednesday.

Price drew eight first-place votes and 143 points. Oakland's Sonny
Gray finished third.

Keuchel led the league in wins, going 20-8 and helping Houston
reach the playoffs for the first time since 2005. The bearded
27-year-old with a dominant sinker and sharp slider had a 2.48 ERA
and 216 strikeouts.

Price went 18-5 with a 2.45 ERA and 225 strikeouts. Traded from
Detroit to Toronto in late July, he pushed the Blue Jays toward
their first playoff appearance since 1993.  (Associated Press)