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Baseball: Keuchel, Arrieta win Cy Young Awards

Houston Astros left-hander Dallas Keuchel and Chicago Cubs right-hander Jake Arrieta won baseball’s Cy Young Awards as 2015′s superb pitchers on Wednesday.

Keuchel was a large leader in a American League with 22 first-place votes and 186 points in a Baseball Writers’ Association of America voting.

Toronto Blue Jays left-hander David Price was a apart second in a AL with 8 first-place votes and 143 points.

Arrieta perceived 17 first-place votes and 169 points to come out on tip in a most closer opinion in a National League.

Runner-up Zack Greinke of a Los Angeles Dodgers garnered 147 points while team-mate Clayton Kershaw, a three-time Cy Young Award winner, was third with 101 points.

Keuchel, 27, posted a league-best 20-8 win record and had a 2.48 ERA with 216 strike-outs for a Astros, who done a play-offs for a initial time given 2005.

“Something we really never expected,” Keuchel, vocalization on MLB Network, said. “Just personification a diversion was good adequate for me.”

Arrieta finished a unchanging deteriorate with a 22-6 record and a 1.77 ERA. He was unbeatable during a second half of a season, posting an 11-0 record with a 0.41 ERA in 12 starts commencement Aug 4 and pitching a no-hitter opposite a Dodgers on Aug 30.

Arrieta is a third Cubs leader of a vital post-season endowment this year and a team’s initial Cy Young target given Greg Maddux in 1992.

The Cubs’ Joe Maddon was named National League Manager of a Year and third baseman Kris Bryant was voted NL Rookie of a Year.


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