Category Archives: Cy Young

Mr. Scherzer Goes to Washington

It is official; Max Scherzer has reached an agreement with the Washington Nationals. The deal comes amid rampant speculation Sunday evening that the two-time All-Star was nearing a deal with the Nationals. At the time we knew Scherzer had a … Continue reading

Posted in Baseball, Cheap Seat Chronicles, Cy Young, Denard Span, Doug Fister, Free Agency, Gio Gonzalez, Ian Desmond, Jordan Zimmermann, Max Scherzer, MLB, National League, NL East, Scott Boras, Stephen Strasburg, Tanner Roark, Washington Nationals | 2 Comments

Top 20 Remaining Free Agents, Ranked

It would be an understatement to say that this off-season has been hectic. This has been one of the most chaotic off-seasons that I’ve ever seen with players changing uniforms at a breakneck pace. That having been said, the calendar … Continue reading

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Max Scherzer is Seeking a Contract Worth $200+ Million

Max Scherzer and his agent, Scott Boras – because of course it’s Scott Boras – aren’t going to beat around the bush, they’re looking to get PAID this offseason. While the baseball world anxiously awaits resolution on the Jon Lester … Continue reading

Posted in American League, Baseball, Cheap Seat Chronicles, Cy Young, Detroit Tigers, Free Agency, James Shields, Jon Lester, Max Scherzer, MLB, MLB Winter Meetings, Scott Boras | 6 Comments

2013 MLB Preseason Predictions

It’s Opening Night in Major League Baseball and that means I’ve got just enough time to submit my preseason predictions before I look like a total slacker. You’ve all read about 10,000 of these by now, so there’s no real … Continue reading

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2011 MLB Predictions

Many of you may not know this, but it’s actually a federal requirement for all baseball bloggers to post their misguided preseason predictions. Okay, it’s entirely possible that there’s zero truth to that, but this is the one time a … Continue reading

Posted in AL Central, AL East, AL West, American League, Awards, Baseball, Cheap Seat Chronicles, Cy Young, Manager of the Year, MLB, MVP, National League, NL Central, NL East, NL West, Playoffs, Predictions, Projections, Rookie of the Year, World Series | 4 Comments

Starting Five: A Look at the Contenders for the NL Cy Young Award

On Thursday afternoon the Baseball Writers Association of America will announce who they’ve voted as this year’s National League Cy Young Award winner. Unlike the American League Cy Young, there is no single front-runner for the award. Rather, there were … Continue reading

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Starting Five: A Look at the Contenders for the AL Cy Young Award

Later today the Baseball Writers Association of America will announce who they’ve voted as this year’s American League Cy Young Award winner. Although some believe there’s an obvious front-runner for the award, the field is still “technically” wide-open after a … Continue reading

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