CY Young


CINCINNATI – Jake Arrieta has meant so much to the Cubs that he should be in the National League MVP discussion and not just a Cy Young Award frontrunner.


A White Sox pitcher hasn't won the Cy Young since Jack McDowell in 1993. A few came close, like Esteban Loiaza in 2003 (second place) and Mark Buehrle in 2005 (fifth).


Jake Arrieta’s evolution into one of the game’s most dominant pitchers accelerated the rebuilding plan at Wrigley Field.


Chris Sale’s raw numbers over his last four starts are astounding, starting with a 1.17 ERA over 30 2/3 innings with 49 strikeouts against four walks.


GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- The high chopper off the rock-hard Arizona ground into right field for an RBI single was all Jose Quintana wanted to discuss Wednesday.