Cy versus Cy.
The Claw versus The Freak.
Any way you want to bill it, the National League West has arguably the two best aces pitching within the division. These teams are certainly no strangers to one another, and with the emergence of these two talents as certified Cy Young pitchers, it only makes the rivalry that much better.
The question is, which one is better heading into the 2012 season?
Is it Tim Lincecum, the two-time Cy Young Award winner?
Or, is it the most recent NL Cy Young winner, Clayton Kershaw?
Let's take a look at these two phenoms and make a prediction for the 2012 season.