Sandy Alcántara is the favorite to win the Cy Young today

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    Sandy Alc’tara, the best Dominican pitcher of the moment.

The superb campaign of the Dominican Sandy Alcántara is expected to be well rewarded this Wednesday night when it corresponds to the Major Leagues distinguish the two best pitchers this year.

The third date of the Major League Baseball awards arrives and the native is emerging as the favorite among the three National League finalists to seize it.

  Erase 17 years in which no Dominican pitcher has won the precious award, Bartolo Colón being the last to achieve it and only Pedro Martínez (1997; 1999 and 2000 ) have conquered them among the quisqueyanos.

But he could also become the first pitcher in Marlins history to get it. Only three other pitchers from this club have been finalists, José Fernández (2013), Dontrelle Willis (05) and Kevin Brown (1996).

And what kind of presentations did the group exhibit? Alcántara during the campaign, which can make you worthy of the award. He finished with a 14-9 record and a 2.28 ERA, the second lowest in the old circuit, behind only Julio Urias' 2.16. He had 24 quality starts.

His rivals will be Julio Urias, of the Dodgers, who had a 17-7 record with a 2.16 ERA, being a very consistent pitcher during the contest.

< p>While Max Fried, of the Braves, finished his game. with records of 14-7 and a 2.48 earned run average.

In the AL, the main candidates will be Dylan Cease, from Chicago, Justin Verlander, from the Astros and Alek Manoah, from Toronto.

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