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Royals ace Zack Greinke wins Cy Young

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Royals pitcher Zack Greinke won the American League Cy Young Tuesday after putting up excellent numbers during the 2009 season.


W-L G GS CG SHO SV BS IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP
2009 - Zack Greinke 16-8 33 33 6 3 0 0 229.1 195 64 55 11 51 242 2.16 1.07

Greinke beat out Mariners ace Felix Hernandez, who put up just as impressive numbers going 19-5 with a 2.49 ERA. 

Greinke, who was nearly out of baseball in 2006 after being diagnosed with a social anxiety order, showed everyone why he was a first-round draft pick this season.

The Royals signed him to a four year extension last offseason, and will receive a 100,000 bonus for winning the award as stated in the contract.

It's not common that the Cy Young goes to a pitcher who pitched for a last place team. With that said, do you think the writers made the right decision?