The final votes are tallied, and Zack Greinke is your overwhelming winner for the American League Cy Young award.á The baby-faced right-hander from powerhouse Apopka High School in Orlando received 25 first place votes and finished well ahead of runner up Felix Hernandez.á Overcoming his off the field personal issues, the 26-year oldásprinted out of the gates to a herculean April start and never looked back.Heánotched a victory in all of his first six decisions while allowing just two earned runs over a 45-inning span. Similar to the way he ripped through the start of the season, he finished out the year by mounting a 5-0 record in his last eight starts with a 1.29 ERA during that stretch. But before I get into too much depth about Greinke, I want to address the other pitchers who were ...
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