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Blue Jays' Ray wins AL Cy Young after career-best season

15 days ago   |   By TheScore

Toronto Blue Jays left-hander Robbie Ray has won the 2021 American League Cy Young Award, besting Gerrit Cole and Lance Lynn to earn the prestigious honor. He's the fourth Blue Jays pitcher to win the award and the first since Roy Halladay in 2003. Ray received 29 of 30 first-place votes, with Cole garnering the lone stray first-place tally. They were the only two pitchers listed on every ballot.
Player
Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
Points
Robbie Ray
TOR 29 1
207
Gerrit Cole
NYY 1
29 123
Lance Lynn
CWS 11 5
5 48
Nathan Eovaldi
BOS 8
6 5
41
Carlos Rodon
CWS 4
8 6
34
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Blue Jays' Robbie Ray wins American League Cy Young Award

15 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

TORONTO - Robbie Ray 's remarkable rebound from a dismal pandemic season was rewarded with the American League Cy Young Award on Wednesday, a just reward for a dominant 2021 with the Toronto Blue Jays .
Ray earned 29 first-place votes to beat out Gerrit Cole of the New York Yankees, who only got one. Lance Lynn of the Chicago White Sox finished third in voting by the Baseball Writers Association of America.
Full voting results for AL Cy Young Award... pic.twitter.com/1vgJSPXZlf
- Shi Davidi November 17, 2021
The 30-year-old from Brentwood, Tenn., is the fourth Blue Jays pitcher to win the...
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Blue Jays' Robbie Ray, Marcus Semien reject qualifying offers

15 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

Toronto Blue Jays left-hander Robbie Ray and second baseman Marcus Semien have rejected qualifying offers, the team announced Wednesday.
Marcus Semien turned down the QO last week and, no surprise, Robbie Ray does so as well. Blue Jays will receive draft-pick compensation if they sign elsewhere.
- Shi Davidi November 17, 2021
By rejecting the offers, both players become free agents.
The decisions do not come as a surprise after both players delivered career seasons in 2021.
By making qualifying offers, the Blue Jays ensured they will receive compensation if either player signs...
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