Corey Kluber of the Cleveland Indians has won the AL Cy Young award, narrowly beating out Felix Hernandez of the Seattle Mariners.
Kluber received 17 first-place votes and 169 points from the Baseball Writers Association of America, while Hernandez received 13 first-place votes and 159 points. Kluber was 18-9 with a 2.44 ERA in 2014, his second full season as a starter, while Hernandez posted a 15-6 record with a 2.14 ERA. Kluber had 269 strikeouts in 235 2/3 innings, while Hernandez had 248 strikeouts in 256 innings of action.
Kluber, 28, is the fifth Indians pitcher to win the award.
Check out Kluber's 2014 season highlights here (direct link for mobile/app users):
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