Baseball: Darvish, Maeda miss out on 2020 Cy Young Award
Japanese major leaguers Yu Darvish and Kenta Maeda, who were among the three Cy Young Award finalists in their respective leagues, missed out on pitching's top honor Wednesday.No Japanese has won either of the honors awarded annually to the most outstanding pitchers in Major League Baseball.The Cincinnati Reds' Trevor Bauer won the award for the National League, beating out the Chicago Cubs's Darvish and the New York Mets' Jacob deGrom."I finished second in the Cy Young voting. A big thank you to my family, my fans, my team staff, my teammates," Darvish tweeted. "I hope I get another anxious d...
Fresh Off Cy Young Victory, Jacob DeGrom Is The Poster Boy Of Analytics
A dismal 2018 season with minimal positivity and a sense of a bleak future for the New York Mets reaped one glimmer of hope in the form of a Cy Young award winner, right-hander Jacob DeGrom. Jacob DeGrom comments on new Mets GMBoasting the lowest ERA of the majors, (1.70) and the lowest win total for any Cy Young winner ever, (10) DeGrom was a fantastic one-man-army in 2018. DeGrom received an overwhelming 29 first-place votes by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America.DeGrom represents a seismic shift in the way writers, fans, and the game of baseball altogether are consumed and analyzed...