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Bless You Boys 16 hours ago
Justin Verlander may finally bag a second Cy Young Award today

Justin Verlander may finally bag a second Cy Young Award today

Unfortunately, Blake Snell is putting those hopes in jeopardy. Here we are in awards season again, and life is still pretty darn good for former Tigers’ ace, Justin Verlander. Already the owner of a Rookie of the Year, Cy Young, and Most Valuable Player awards, the 35-year-old Verlander finally took home his first World Series ring with the Houston Astros last year. He returned with another monster campaign in 2018, and while his legacy is now assured, no doubt he would love to finally add a second Cy Young Award to his career achievements. Verlander has a heck of a good case. He led all...
DRaysBay 7 hours ago
Blake Snell wins AL Cy Young

Blake Snell wins AL Cy Young

Snellzilla toppled the competition. The AL Cy Young Award race might have been one of the most uncertain titles in this baseball award season. In the NL it seemed practically a given that the unstoppable force of Jacob deGrom would take home the coveted pitching trophy, but in the American League it became a real question of what metrics the voters were using to measure success. Who would reign supreme, the AL ERA and wins leader—Blake Snell—or former Cy Young winner and Astros ever-dominant Justin Verlander, who by most analytical measures had one of the single greatest seasons of his...
Tampa Bay Times 7 hours ago
Rays Blake Snell wins AL Cy Young award

Rays Blake Snell wins AL Cy Young award

ST. PETERSBURG : Blake Snell won 21 games for the Rays during a remarkable breakout season, then got his biggest victory Wednesday night when he was voted the American League Cy Young award.Snell finished ahead of two previous winners, Houston's Justin Verlander and
Tampa Bay Times 3 hours ago
That Kate Upton tweet you've been waiting for on Blake Snell winning AL Cy Young award

That Kate Upton tweet you've been waiting for on Blake Snell winning AL Cy Young award

Model/actress Kate Upton had plenty to say in 2016 when then fiance Justin Verlander missed out on winning the AL Cy Young award due in part to the votes of the two Tampa Bay writers, posting an extraordinarily profane, and extremely memorable, tweet.
www.bostonherald.com Nov 11, 2018

It's a girl for model Kate Upton, Astro Justin Verlander

HOUSTON — It's a girl for supermodel Kate Upton and her husband Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander.Upton used her Instagram site to announce the birth of the couple's first child — Genevieve Upton Verlander — and the date Nov. 7. The site features a black-and-white photo of an infant with her hand to her mouth.Further details about the baby and where the child was born weren't released.Upton and Verlander wed last November in Italy, after the pitching ace helped the Astros win their first World Series. Upton in July announced the pregnancy, also on Instagram, in a post with the...
Call to the Pen Nov 12, 2018

Houston Astros: Justin Verlander and Kate Upton Welcome First Baby

On Saturday, Justin Verlander and Kate Upton welcomed their first baby to the world. The starting pitcher for the Houston Astros shared pictures on social media. Justin Verlander and Kate Upton are Major League Baseball’s power couple. The World Series-winning pitcher married the magazine-covering supermodel in 2017, shortly after the Houston Astros took home their […] Houston Astros: Justin Verlander and Kate Upton Welcome First Baby - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Climbing Tal's Hill Nov 13, 2018

Astros: Comparing Justin Verlander with other Cy Young finalists

Astros’ Justin Verlander is one of the three finalists for the 2018 Cy Young award in the AL. How does he stack up against the competition? It’s that time of the year again. The hardware is handed out to the top players and managers of the Major Baseball League. The Astros’ ace pitcher, Justin Verlander, […] Astros: Comparing Justin Verlander with other Cy Young finalists - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
www.bostonherald.com 4 hours ago
Mastrodonato: Numbers say Blake Snell deserves Cy victory

Mastrodonato: Numbers say Blake Snell deserves Cy victory

A vote for Blake Snell and a vote for Justin Verlander had equal validity in this year’s American League Cy Young Award race.It was that close.But not because their numbers were almost identical. They weren’t. Actually they had quite different profiles, which is probably why this year’s race generated so much public discussion.Thirty members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America submitted their votes before the postseason began, and last night, Snell was named the 2018 Cy Young Award winner, narrowly beating Verlander, 169-154. Snell received 17 first-place votes, while...

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