Miami Marlins Dominican pitcher Sandy Alcántara was unanimously chosen as the National Major League Cy Young Award winner for the 2022 season.
He received 30 possible first-place votes, surpassing Max Fried of the Atlanta Braves and Julio Urías of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The The announcement of the award was made by his compatriot and legend of the majors, Pedro Martínez, who described it as a prize. “Dominican Pride Sandy Alcántara”.
Alcñ Major League Baseball with 228.2 innings and six complete games, the most in baseball over the past six seasons.
Opened the window. He played 32 games and posted a 2.28 ERA, struck out 1-2, and struck out. He beat 297 rivals and made a goal. 24 quality starts, finishing with a 14-9 mark. For his great work in the middle of the season, he was called to the second All-Star Game of his career.
With his award he was joined by Bartolo Colón (the all-time leader in victories among Latinos in the Major Leagues), who won the title. He won the award in 2005 with the Anaheim Angels and Cooperstown member Pedro Martinez who won it in 2005. three times (1997,1999 and in 2000).
The native of Azua became a native of Azua. the first Marlins pitcher to earn the award. Previously José Fernández (2013), Dontrelle Willis (05) and Kevin Brown (1996) had all been finalists.
The all-star pitcher is on the way. He is under contract with the Marlins through 2027, he confirmed. He will participate in the 2023 World Baseball Classic with the Dominican team.
Unanimous Cy Young winners in Major League history:
2022 Sandy Alcántara
2020 Shane Bieber
2014 Clayton Kershaw
2011 Justin Verlander
2010 Roy Halladay
2007 Jake Peavy
2006 Johan Santana
2004 Johan Santana
2002 Randy Johnson
2000 Pedro Martinez