Kansas City Royals ace Zack Greinke isnÆt leading the American League in wins. He isnÆt second, third, fourth, fifth, or even sixth; heÆs seventh. He is 15-8 for a Royals team that is last in the American League Central with a record of 63-92. CC Sabathia has 19 wins for the New York Yankees, a team that will win 100 games this season. Likewise, Justin Verlander has 17 wins for the AL Central-leading Detroit Tigers. But Greinke, after looking at all the statistics of the Cy Young contenders, looks down to no one. He is the best pitcher in the league and is, above all others, deserving of the prestigious Cy Young award. ItÆs not because of his storyùhow heÆs battled back from depression and a variety of anxiety disordersùbut how heÆs pitched, and how just his presence on the mound f ...
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