White Sox ace Dylan Cease finishes 2nd in American League Cy Young voting


(670 The Score) White Sox ace Dylan Cease finished second in the American League Cy Young race after his terrific 2022 season.

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Cease was the runner-up to Astros ace Justin Verlander, who won the award for the third time in his career. Verlander earned 210 points by taking all 30 first-place votes, the Baseball Writers' Association of America announced Wednesday evening. Cease compiled 97 points by earning 14 second-place votes and 10 third-place votes. Blue Jays right-hander Alek Manoah finished third with 87 points.

Cease, 26, was 14-8 with a 2.20 ERA and 1.11 WHIP in 184 innings across 32 starts. He also struck out 227 batters. He was second in the AL in ERA and strikeouts.

Verlander led all of MLB with a 1.75 ERA and 0.83 WHIP across 175 innings. Manoah posted a 2.24 ERA in 196 2/3 innings.

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