Great individual statistics alone are not enough to capture the MVP or Cy Young Award. Sportswriters have often cited a team’s futility as justification for shortchanging deserving players of postseason honors.
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This is Cleveland’s year, even if it isn’t. Cleveland was always going to live or die by its pitching. In June, the team lived like kings. Corey Kluber, Carlos Carrasco and Danny Salazar ate hapless batters and crapped shutouts. Trevor Bauer, a strikeout specialist with a Rick Vaughn-like wild streak, was finally limiting his walks. Even 5th starter Josh TomlinRead more