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Sport Mets' deGrom wins second straight NL Cy Young Award

01:58  14 november  2019
01:58  14 november  2019 Source:   ap.org

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Jacob deGrom has secured his second straight NL Cy Young award . The Mets ace beat out Hyun-Jin Ryu of the Dodgers and Max Scherzer of the Scherzer went on to win the World Series with the Nationals, but individual awards are voted on by members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of

Mets ace Jacob deGrom was named the NL Cy Young Award winner Wednesday, becoming the 11th pitcher to ever win consecutive Cy Young Awards . It'd be a huge honor," he said about winning a second Cy Young Award . "I guess you do kind of set personal goals, but tonight we fell short of a

NEW YORK (AP) -- Jacob deGrom of the New York Mets has been named the NL Cy Young Award winner for the second straight year.

  Mets' deGrom wins second straight NL Cy Young Award © AP Photo/John Minchillo

DeGrom received 29 of 30 first-place votes in balloting by the Baseball Writers' Association of America announced Wednesday night.

DeGrom is the 20th pitcher to win multiple Cy Youngs and 11th to win it consecutively. The previous repeat winner was Washington's Max Scherzer in 2016 and '17. Scherzer tied with the Dodgers' Hyun-Jin Ryu for second this year.

A year after taking the award despite just 10 victories -- fewest ever by a starting pitcher -- deGrom earned 11 wins with a Mets team that's struggled to support him.

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For the second straight year, Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom is the National League Cy Young Award winner. While deGrom 's numbers this past season declined significantly relative to his legendary 2018 campaign, they remained highly worthy of the award .

NL Cy Young Watch: Mets ' Jacob deGrom pads Cy Young resume on Saturday. DeGrom is facing competition from Max Scherzer and others. The Mets ' offense erupted for a second straight day and Marcus Stroman turned in his best start since being acquired in an 11-1 win over the Diamondbacks

DeGrom led the NL with 255 strikeouts and posted a 2.43 ERA. His resume was bolstered by his durability -- deGrom totaled 204 innings, compared to 172 1/3 for Scherzer and 182 2/3 for Ryu.

The AL Cy Young Award winner was set to be unveiled later Wednesday.

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