Max Scherzer Should Lead the Cy Young Race, Regardless of Wins

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Max Scherzer Should Lead the Cy Young Race, Regardless of Wins
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When Max Scherzer went head to head with the National League's All Star starter in Matt Harvey of the Mets and came away with the win, he accomplished something that only two other pitchers have done in the history of the game. Scherzer is only the third pitcher in baseball history to post 19 wins against only one loss. But that does not, and should not automatically qualify him as the winner of the Cy Young award, given to the league's most outstanding pitcher.

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