Much like in the National League, the choice for the
American League Cy Young Award is not going to be an
easy one. This is a race that will be impacted greatly
by what transpires in the last month of the season. At
least here there will be no starter-closer controversy
as there is bound to be in the National League. I was
looking at the ESPN.com poll on that award and was
shocked to see that a quarter of the voters thought
Eric Gagne's All-Star Game performance should be held
against him. Man! Talk about a tough crowd.
Let's run through the leading candidates for the
American League Cy Young Award:
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