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D-Backs' Webb wins wide-open NL Cy Young race

Updated: November 16, 2006, 1:21 AM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Back in the minor leagues, Brandon Webb had so much trouble controlling his sinker that he was hitting batters with it all the time and growing increasingly frustrated on the mound.

A few years later, that sensational pitch made him a Cy Young Award winner.

The Arizona Diamondbacks' ace won a wide-open race for the NL's top pitching honor, beating out San Diego closer Trevor Hoffman on Tuesday.

"It's really unbelievable, looking back to where I started from," ...

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