Dodgers Cy Young Candidates

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September 2, 2015; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw (22) returns to the dugout following the fifth inning against the San Francisco Giants at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

The Case Against Kershaw

Kershaw did struggle early on. While his “struggles” were largely an anomaly and even at the time, all his peripherals looked great, it took him 10 starts to put a 0 on the board and only four of his first nine starts were quality starts.

Kershaw has been unreal since the all-star break, but Greinke has been doing it all year. We might also see a sense of “voter fatigue” with Kershaw, as he’s won the last two and three of the last four Cy Youngs.

This is really the only argument I can make against Kershaw. Voter fatigue and his own teammate can keep him from being a threepeat Cy Young winner and his fourth in eight seasons.

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