Jabba The Hutt, er, Bartolo Colon is the winner of the 2005 American League Cy Young. Congrats, Bart, but you know what? I think this is a bunch of crap!
No disrespect to Colon, who at 21-8 with a 3.47 era and 157 Ks, is very deserving of this award... But COME ON!!!
Yankee tantrum Commences In
HOW DOES MARIANO RIVERA not win this award?! HOW does the most dominant pitcher in the game today (yes PITCHER not just relief pitcher) not win this award?! Especially when you factor in that Mo's era of 1.38 was his BEST EVER!!
Come on people... This isn't just a Yankee favoritism thing, this is the truth. The fact that Mo didn't win this award is a travesty. After his meltdown at the beginning of the season (a meltdown that happened after a winter in which Mo didn't pitch - he rested and a spring training in which he was a little sore).
PEOPLE, HE DIDN'T GIVE UP A RUN FOR LIKE TWO MONTHS!!!!
I tip my cap to Bartolo and he tips his scale.
But I'm not happy over this, one bit.