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Former Mizzou pitcher Max Scherzer wins Cy Young award

Published On: Nov 13 2013 06:50:27 PM CST
Max Scherzer

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Former Mizzou pitcher and current Detroit Tigers star Max Scherzer

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Max Scherzer of the Detroit Tigers has easily won the AL Cy Young Award after leading the major leagues with 21 victories.
    
Scherzer was the only 20-game winner in baseball. He ranked second in the majors with 240 strikeouts and was fifth in the AL with a 2.90 ERA.
    
Scherzer drew 28 of the 30 first-place votes in results released Wednesday in balloting by members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America.
    
Yu Darvish of the Texas Rangers was second, marking the highest finish by a Japanese-born pitcher in Cy Young voting. Hisashi Iwakuma of the Seattle Mariners was third.

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