Justin Verlander: +125
You know what's great about SportsInteraction.com? If you want odds on something, like say who'll win the AL Cy Young award, they'll come up with something in a heartbeat. So we're now handicapping which junior circuit pitcher will walk away with the honor at season's end. In a normal season, Justin Verlander (10-3, 2.38 ERA) would be a shoe in but there are a number of candidates nipping at his heels.
Josh Beckett: +250
To quote LL Cool J, "Don't call it a comeback" for Red Sox hurler Josh Beckett (6-2, 1.89 ERA). How about a marvelous bounce back then? Beckett played through injuries last year but it resulted in his career worst campaign. Now healthy again, J-Beck is reminding bettors why the Sox traded away Hanley Ramirez to get him. The former World Series MVP has been particularly effective against the Yanks, with a 3-0 record and a 0.90 ERA in three starts against the Bombers.
Jered Weaver: +350
Total bettors know all about Weaver's dominance on the diamond. The under has hit in seven of his last eight starts, and that's with oddsmakers throwing out a few 6.5-run totals too. The lanky righty sports a spiffy 0.92 WHIP and a 4-1 strikeout to walk ratio.
James Shields: +650
You got to like the value here on Shields. He plays in baseball's most followed division and if the Rays win the AL East crown or even nab the Wildcard, Shields will get a boatload of credit for the accomplishment. Don't forget, baseball writers, new and old school, both love a pitcher who can finish a game and Shields has six complete games already.
Felix Hernandez: +800
You can't count out the reigning AL Cy Young winner but King Felix (8-6, 3.19 ERA) has some serious catching up to do. He'll probably have to produce better numbers than last season for him to take the honor in succession. It seems like the competition is much deeper then time around.
CC Sabathia: +800
CC (10-4, 3.25 ERA) is always in the mix for the Cy Young but it'll be tough for him to finish ahead of the pack this time around. Wins is normally the category he leads the majors in but Verlander and Weaver are on pace with the Yankees' ace hurler.
Michael Pineda: +800
Pineda's numbers are on par with the other big names on this list but you've got to wonder if the rookie's arm won't tire or even if the Mariners won't start limiting his innings pitched in the second half of the season.
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4 years ago
"Pineda has some nice value."
Al McMordie SWEPT THE BOARD AGAIN last night, as he cashed Toronto, as his MLB Game of the Week, and the Blue Bombers in Canadian Football. Big Al's now 27-15 in the CFL the past 2 years, and 195-137 in Pro Football since 2013. Here, pick up Big Al's TOTALS WINNER in tonight's Edmonton/Saskatchewan game!
At 10:10 pm, our complimentary selection is on the Los Angeles Angels and the Los Angeles Dodgers 'under' the total. For your best benefit, join for a week or month today to receive all of our award-winning selections. We're 67% in the CFL this season, and 195-137 in Pro Football since 2013, so join today!<br><br>Clayton Kershaw might have gotten the 2015 season off to a slow start, and he also might have just barely made it onto the NL All-Star roster after some pulled out, but lately the defending two-time Cy Young winner has been about as unhittable as a starting pitcher can be. With his teammate, Zack Greinke having finally given up a run, it is now Kershaw who has a scoreless streak going, as it's been 29 innings (over three plus games) since there's been a run allowed by the Dodger southpaw ace. But he's needed to be that good too, because the Dodgers offense hasn't really shown up for him, plating just 17 runs in his last six starts (less than three runs per start). Fellow Los Angeles southpaw Hector Santiago continues to impress for the Angels, with a 7-4 record and a 2.63 ERA in 20 appearances (19 starts) so we could looking at a big-time pitching duel tonight. The under is 6-1 in the last seven meetings. Take the 'under.' As always, good luck...Al McMordie.
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