This is a good day for stats geeks like us. Felix Hernandez, despite a 13-12 record, easily won the AL Cy Young award, and deservedly so.
He led AL pitchers in WAR:
Just goes to show you how little Wins and Losses mean, as an individual pitcher stat (despite being, obviously, the most important team stat.)
Jered Weaver had a similar season W-L record and a high WAR.
I think Neil is going to follow up with a post on WAR leaders who also won the Cy Young award.
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