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…. Cy of relief?

Tim Lincecum threw an absolute gem today, beating the Dodgers 3-1, striking out 13, (including the first 9 outs of the game!). He finished with 18 wins, behind only Brandon Webb’s 22, just 4 wins back, which can be directly attributable to the support (or lack thereof) each pitcher’s bullpen provided, and gives Cy Young Award voters something to think about as they decide who was the best pitcher in the league this season.

I’ve stated my case repeatedly, it’s Lincecum all the way, but there’s certainly reason to argue for Webb, Santana or Sabathia.

Lincecum becomes the first Giants to lead the league in strikeouts, and finished with league-leading totals in almost all of the major categories.

We’ll see….


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