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2011 SB Nation Awards: American League Cy Young Winner

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Every year SB Nation takes a poll of the various Major League Baseball network blogs to determine winners for Rookie of the Year, Cy Young, and Most Valuable Player. The official BBWAA awards come out next week, but we name our own winners this week, continuing today with the American League Cy Young Award.

The 2011 American League Cy Young Award Winner is Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers. The voting:

Num Name 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th Total
1 Justin Verlander 22 2 Ê Ê Ê 162
2 CC Sabathia 2 17 4 1 Ê 96
3 Jered Weaver Ê 5 10 4 Ê 58
4 James Shields Ê Ê 3 8 6 31
5 C.J. Wilson Ê Ê 4 4 5 25
6 Dan Haren Ê Ê 3 5 4 23
7 Josh Beckett Ê Ê Ê Ê 3 3
8 David Price Ê Ê Ê 1 Ê 2
9 Jon Lester Ê Ê Ê 1 Ê 2
10 Brandon McCarthy Ê Ê Ê Ê 2 2
11 Mariano Rivera Ê Ê Ê Ê 1 1
12 Doug Fister Ê Ê Ê Ê 1 1
13 Felix Hernandez Ê Ê Ê Ê 1 1
14 Gio Gonzalez Ê Ê Ê Ê 1

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My personal ballot went 1-Verlander, 2-Jered Weaver, 3-C.C. Sabathia, 4-James Shields, 5-Dan Haren.