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A look at the NL Cy Young candidates

A look at the three leading candidates for the 2018 National League Cy Young Award. The award, given to the best pitcher in the NL, is voted on by 30 members of the Baseball Writers Association of America. Voting results will be announced in November.

(All stats as of Aug. 23, 2018).

Max Scherzer, RHP, Nationals

16-6, 2.13 ERA, 244 K, 45 BB, 0.89
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16-6, 2.13 ERA, 244 K, 45 BB, 0.89 WHIP, .178 average (27 starts)

Jacob deGrom, RHP, Mets

8-8, 1.71 ERA, 214 K, 40 BB, 0.97
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

8-8, 1.71 ERA, 214 K, 40 BB, 0.97 WHIP, .204 average (26 starts)

Aaron Nola, RHP, Phillies

15-3, 2.13 ERA, 168 K, 45 BB, 0.97
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Denis Poroy

15-3, 2.13 ERA, 168 K, 45 BB, 0.97 WHIP, .198 average (26 starts)

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