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King Felix Wins AL Cy Young Award

FILE - This May 18, 2010, file photo shows Seattle Mariners' Felix Hernandez in action against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a baseball game, in Oakland, Calif. Hernandez has been chosen the AL Cy Young Award winner, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010, by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. (Ben Margot / Associated Press)
FILE - This May 18, 2010, file photo shows Seattle Mariners' Felix Hernandez in action against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a baseball game, in Oakland, Calif. Hernandez has been chosen the AL Cy Young Award winner, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010, by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. (Ben Margot / Associated Press)

In this May 18 file photo shows Seattle Mariners' Felix Hernandez in action against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a baseball game, in Oakland, Calif. Hernandez was chosen AL Cy Young Award winner today by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. Seattle P-I story here. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Question: Is it right for a Cy Young winner to come from a last place team like the Seattle Mariners? Shouldn't the award be given to someone who helped his team to the postseason?




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