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Max Scherzer takes third place in the 2021 NL Cy Young Award

Max Scherzer takes third place in the 2021 NL Cy Young Award

Angels — Max Scherzer He sat on his sofa, patiently waiting for the results of Cy Young’s vote that included him for the eighth time in his career. To his right, Scherzer not so skillfully flexed the three Cy Young Awards. He paired them with the Commissioner’s Cup from the 2019 tournament with the national team.

It was a quick reminder from Scherzer of some of the things he accomplished in his illustrious career. However, Scherzer wants to continue adding a legacy that will almost certainly end with a call from the Hall of Fame.

But Scherzer will have to wait another year to add another award. Right Dodgers 3rd place in the vote for the National League Cy Young Behind the Brewers’ right-hand Corbin Burnes, who won the award first, and Phillies’ right-hand Zack Wheeler, who was second.

Scherzer appeared in all 30 votes, receiving six first-place votes and five second-place votes. He finished with 113 points in a vote by members of the Baseball Writers Association of America, 38 behind Burns and 28 shy of Wheeler.

Scherzer set a 15-4 record with 2.46 ERA and 236 strokes last season, splitting time between the Nationals and Dodgers. Join Los Angeles at Iqbal 30 July Trade which sent top prospects Josiah Gray and Kiebert Ruiz, among others, to Washington and also brought player Tria Turner to Los Angeles.

In those starts, Scherzer went 7-0 with a 0.78 ERA and hit 79 across 58 innings, putting opposing hitters up to 0.150 on average. The Dodgers have won all nine of those matches, and Scherzer . has won Join the exclusive Strike 3000 club in operation. The right holder entered the Offseason as an unrestricted free agent and would surely be one of the most desirable guns on the market. The Dodgers are expected to be in the mix to re-sign the 37-year-old right-hander.

Scherzer, who picked up the AL Cy Young award in 2013 with the Tigers, was looking to become the fifth bowler in major league history to win four or more Cy Young awards, joining Roger Clemens, Randy Johnson, Steve Carlton and Greg Maddux.

While Scherzer was the only Dodgers Award finalist, Los Angeles was well represented on the ballot. right hand Walker Buhler He ranked fourth in the voting with 70 points, with the strength of two votes from the first place owners. Buehler made 33 start to the season, never missed a turn, and hit a career high with 207 2/3 runs. He went 16-4 with a 2.47 ERA.

the left Julio Urreas He finished eighth, receiving three votes out of fifth. Urreas was the only 20-game winner in the Majors this season and first in the National League since Scherzer in 2016.