Peavy is 12th-ever unanimous NL Cy Young
NEW YORK -- Jake Peavy has been one of the best pitchers in the National League for years. This season, he pulled away from the pack.
The San Diego Padres ace was a unanimous winner of the NL Cy Young Award on Thursday after leading the league in wins, ERA and strikeouts -- pitching's version of a Triple Crown.
"It was just one of those seasons where kind of everything came together," he said on a conference call.
Peavy received all 32 first-place votes and finished with ...
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Alex Rodriguez highlighted MLB awards season by winning his third AL MVP Award. A recap of the winners:
AL MVP: Alex Rodriguez
NL MVP: Jimmy Rollins
AL Cy Young: C.C. Sabathia
NL Cy Young: Jake Peavy
Managers of year: Eric Wedge, Bob Melvin
Rookies of year: Dustin Pedroia, Ryan Braun
NL MVP• Rollins edges Holliday for MVP award
• Neyer: No rhyme or reason to voting
• Crasnick: Big payday in Holliday's future?
AL MVP• A-Rod wins third MVP convincingly
• Neyer: An easy choice
NL Cy Young• Peavy is unanimous choice for NL Cy Young
• Peavy discusses his Cy Young award
• Neyer: Why Peavy was deserving winner
Managers of the year• Indians' Wedge, D-backs' Melvin win awards
• Neyer: No shortage of worthy candidates in NL
AL Cy Young• Indians' Sabathia wins AL Cy Young
• Neyer: Sabathia the obvious choice
• Gammons: Beckett still owns October
Rookies of Year• Pedroia, Braun are top rookies
• Neyer: Tulo was more D-serving
Predictions• ESPN.com picks
• Buster Olney's picks
• Keith Law's picks