Verlander? Manoah? Ohtani? Here’s how I filled out my Cy Young ballot.
Cy Young ballots are due shortly after the conclusion of the regular season. That means it was Oct. 6 before I invested several hours sorting through numbers and spreadsheets and trying to make sense of my Cy Young vote. I was a bit surprised that Ohtani, while frequently mentioned as an MVP candidate, wasn’t discussed as much for the Cy Young Award. 2 Cy Young and the No. If the season had ended on Aug. 30, he might have won the Cy Young.mlive.com
MLB award finalists out: Justin Verlander vying for 3rd career Cy Young
LAS VEGAS -- The finalists are out for the biggest awards in baseball and few of the names should be surprising. Justin Verlander is one of three finalists for the American League Cy Young Award, which would be the third of his career and his second since being traded from the Detroit Tigers to the Houston Astros in 2017. AL Cy Young: RHP Dylan Cease, White Sox; RHP Alek Manoah, Blue Jays; and RHP Justin Verlander, Astros. NL Cy Young: RHP Sandy Alcantara, Marlins; LHP Max Fried, Braves; and LHP Julio Urías, Dodgers. Managers of the Year will be released on Nov. 15, Cy Young Awards on Nov. 16 and MVP awards on Nov. 17.mlive.com
Tigers vs. Blue Jays odds and betting predictions: Friday, 7/29
The hosts will start Alek Manoah as the Blue Jays continue to push toward an American League postseason berth. Tigers vs. Blue Jays odds at BetMGM SportsbookThe Tigers are massive underdogs in this contest, with money line odds of +300 at BetMGM Sportsbook, while the Blue Jays are enormous -365 favorites on the money line. Tigers vs. Blue Jays prediction - Friday, July 29th, 2022These teams are trending in opposite directions. On the other side, the Blue Jays seemed to have figured out their offensive woes after the All-Star break and have come out flying. Today’s Tigers vs. Blue Jays best bet: Blue Jays -1.5 (-180) at BetMGM and DraftKings SportsbookThis game is a mismatch on both sides of the ball.mlive.com
Tigers rally to tie, but Blue Jays win in 10th inning
The Tigers (62-68) and Blue Jays (67-61) have split the first two games of the series. Guerrero was placed at second base to start the 10th inning and got a good read on Corey Dickerson’s bloop that fell just in front of Baddoo in left field. The Tigers had a chance in the bottom of the 10th, but the Blue Jays nabbed baserunner Zack Short at third base on Harold Castro’s infield bouncer. Jays catcher Alejandro Kirk broke a scoreless tie in the sixth inning when he crushed a homer to left against Tigers lefty Tyler Alexander. BOX SCOREUp next: The Tigers and Blue Jays wrap up a three-game series and their season series on Sunday at 1:10 p.m. Tigers lefty Matthew Boyd (3-6, 3.44 ERA) will start for the first time in two months against Jays newly acquired right-hander Jose Berrios (8-7, 3.70).mlive.com