Clayton Kershaw a finalist for both NL MVP, Cy Young Award
Gibson won both awards in 1968 along with Detroit's Denny McLain , six American League pitchers have swept MVP and Cy ..... Angels outfielder Mike Trout, who finished second to the Tigers ' Miguel Cabrera in each of the last two votes. The
With hitting down, should MLB lower the mound?
dip in home runs and worries that the game is becoming boring for fans reminds some people of 1968, when Bob Gibson, Denny McLain and their fellow aces dominated. Back then, the sport came up with a radical solution: The pitcher's mound was
What makes Reds' Cueto so hard to hit ... and favorite for NL Cy Young?
batter knew what Mariano Rivera was doing. Johnny Cueto isn't Mariano Rivera — or Bob Gibson, Sandy Koufax or Denny McLain , for that matter. But if Cueto maintains his mastery of location, movement and health, the Cincinnati right-hander
Kornacki: Remembering Bob Welch, my classmate and friend
the Cy Young in 1990 by going 27-6 with a 2.95 ERA. Nobody had more victories in a season since Denny McLain 's 31 for the 1968 Detroit Tigers . I found myself once again writing about Welch for the Detroit Free Press during spring training