Justin Verlander and Sandy Alcantara Win MLB’s Cy Young Awards

In his comeback after two lost seasons, Houston’s Verlander emphasized quality over quantity. Miami’s Alcantara, meanwhile, looked like the Verlander of yesteryear. In Justin Verlander’s long and celebrated career, it has never been enough to pitch better than his peers. A flame-throwing, right-handed starter, he also needed to pitch more than anyone else. That determination […]

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