FanGraphs: No Cy for Chris Sale 

September, 2, 2012
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By Eric Seidman
ESPN Insider
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The Chicago White Sox hold a one-game lead over the Detroit Tigers in an up-for-grabs AL Central division. The finale of the three-game weekend series in Detroit pits respective aces Chris Sale and Justin Verlander against one another on "Sunday Night Baseball."

Sale has been a major reason the White Sox have held the division lead for this long, leading to speculation that he could dethrone Verlander -- the 2011 AL Cy Young award winner -- by winning pitching's top award this season.

While the 23-year-old lefty has turned in a fantastic season -- especially considering it's his first in the starting rotation -- his award prospects should be tempered.

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TEAM LEADERS

BA LEADER
Jose Abreu
BA HR RBI R
.321 33 98 71
OTHER LEADERS
HRJ. Abreu 33
RBIJ. Abreu 98
RJ. Abreu 71
OPSJ. Abreu .985
WC. Sale 11
ERAC. Sale 2.11
SOC. Sale 178