Astros´ Verlander, Marlins´ Alcantera Named MLB Cy Young Award Winners

Below are point totals for the 2022 Cy Young Award balloting, as voted on by members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. Ballots for each award were submitted before the start of the postseason from two writers in every city, based on the league covered.

The system rewards seven points for first place, four points for second place, three points for third place, two votes for fourth place and one point for fifth place.

NATIONAL LEAGUE RESULTS

Sandy Alcantara, MIA: 30 (first-place votes) – 210 points
Max Fried, ATL: 10 (2nd), 7 (3rd), 5 (4th), 1 (5th) – 72 points
Julio Urías, LAD: 7 (2nd), 9 (3rd), 5 (4th), 1 (5th) – 66 points
Aaron Nola, PHI: 5 (2nd), 6 (3rd), 4 (4th), 2 (5th) – 48 points
Zac Gallen, ARI: 3 (2nd), 5 (3rd), 6 (4th), 6 (5th) – 45 points
Carlos Rodón, SF: 3 (2nd), 1 (3rd), 4 (4th), 7 (5th) – 30 points
Corbin Burnes, MIL: 1 (2nd), 2 (3rd), 1 (4th), 8 (5th) – 20 points
Yu Darvish, SD: 3 (4th), 1 (5th) – 7 points
Edwin Díaz, NYM: 1 (2nd), 2 (5th) – 6 points
Kyle Wright, ATL: 1 (4th), 1 (5th) – 3 points
Logan Webb, SF: 1 (4th) – 2 points
Ryan Helsley, STL: 1 (5th) – 1 point

AMERICAN LEAGUE RESULTS

Justin Verlander, HOU: 30 (first-place votes) – 210 points
Dylan Cease, CWS: 14 (2nd), 10 (3rd), 5 (4th), 1 (5th) – 97 points
Alek Manoah, TOR: 7 (2nd), 13 (3rd), 10 (4th) – 87 points
Shohei Ohtani, LAA: 9 (2nd), 7 (3rd), 12 (4th), 1 (5th) – 82 points
Framber Valdez, HOU: 1 (4th), 12 (5th) – 14 points
Shane McClanahan, TB: 1 (4th), 8 (5th) – 10 points
Shane Bieber, CLE: 1 (4th), 3 (5th) – 5 points
Nestor Cortes, NYY: 3 (5th) – 3 points
Gerrit Cole, NYY: 1 (5th) – 1 point
Kevin Gausman, TOR: 1 (5th) – 1 point

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David Keech is a math teacher in Wisconsin Rapids and public address announcer for Abbotsord High School. He officiates basketball, baseball, and softball in central Wisconsin. He has reported on amateur sports since 2011, known as 'KeechDaVoice.' David can be reached at [email protected]