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Who Will Win The 2020 American League Cy Young Award? 

Aaron Hager
Updated February 10, 2020 · 4:53pm PST 1k votes 56 voters 50 items

While everyone in baseball wants to win a World Series, the best pitchers in the league will all be competing for the 2020 Cy Young award. In the American League, that means young aces like Jose Berrios and Jesus Luzardo, as well as established veterans such as Gerrit Cole and Chris Sale.

Former AL Cy Young winners like Justin Verlander, Blake Snell, and Corey Kluber will all be a major part of the American League 2020 Cy Young race, as well as newcomer to the AL Hyun-Jin Ryu, who was a Cy Young finalist in the National League with the Dodgers in 2019.

So check out this list of some of the best pitchers in the American League, and vote up the stars you think have the best odds of being named the AL's Cy Young winner of 2020.

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Gerrit Cole is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League Cy Young Award?
New York Yankees

Last season's stats: 6.8 WAR, 20-5 W-L, 2.50 ERA

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Justin Verlander is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League Cy Young Award?
Houston Astros

Last season's stats: 7.8 WAR, 21-6 W-L, 2.58 ERA

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Mike Clevinger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League Cy Young Award?
Cleveland Indians

Last season's stats: 4.2 WAR, 13-4 W-L, 2.71 ERA

4
Shane Bieber is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League Cy Young Award?
Cleveland Indians

Last season's stats:  4.9 WAR,  15-8 W-L,  3.28 ERA

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Chris Sale is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League Cy Young Award?
Boston Red Sox

Last season's stats: 2.3 WAR, 6-11 W-L, 4.40 ERA

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Lucas Giolito is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League Cy Young Award?
Chicago White Sox

Last season's stats: 5.6 WAR, 14-9 W-L, 3.41 ERA

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Charlie Morton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League Cy Young Award?
Tampa Bay Rays

Last season's stats: 5.0 WAR, 16-6 W-L, 3.05 ERA

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José Berrí... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League Cy Young Award?
Minnesota Twins

Last season's stats: 3.3 WAR, 14-8 W-L, 3.68 ERA

9
Blake Snell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League Cy Young Award?
Tampa Bay Rays

Last season's stats: 1.4 WAR, 6-8 W-L, 4.29 ERA

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Zack Greinke is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League Cy Young Award?
Houston Astros

Last season's stats: 6.4 WAR, 18-5 W-L, 2.93 ERA

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Eduardo Rodríguez... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League Cy Young Award?
Boston Red Sox

Last season's stats: 6.0 WAR, 19-6 W-L, 3.81 ERA

12
Luis Severino is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League Cy Young Award?
New York Yankees

Last season's stats: 0.6 WAR, 1-1 W-L, 1.50 ERA

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Hyun-jin Ryu is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League Cy Young Award?
Hyun-jin Ryu Toronto Blue Jays

Last season's stats: 5.3 WAR, 14-5 W-L, 2.32 ERA

14
Corey Kluber is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League Cy Young Award?
Texas Rangers

Last season's stats: -0.4 WAR, 2-3 W-L, 5.80 ERA

15
Carlos Carrasco is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League Cy Young Award?
Carlos Carrasco Cleveland Indians

Last season's stats: 0.3WAR, 6-7 W-L, 5.29 ERA

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Lance Lynn is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League Cy Young Award?
Texas Rangers

Last season's stats: 7.6 WAR, 16-11 W-L, 3.67 ERA

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James Paxton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League Cy Young Award?
New York Yankees

Last season's stats: 2.1 WAR, 15-6 W-L, 3.82 ERA

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Matthew Boyd is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League Cy Young Award?
Matthew Boyd

Last season's stats: 3.5 WAR, 9-12 W-L, 4.56 ERA

19
Frankie Montas is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League Cy Young Award?
Frankie Montas

Last season's stats: 2.3 WAR, 9-2 W-L, 2.63 ERA

20
Jesus Luzardo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League Cy Young Award?
Jesus Luzardo

Last season's stats: 0.5 WAR, 0-0 W-L, 1.50 ERA

21
Mike Minor is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League Cy Young Award?
Texas Rangers

Last season's stats: 7.6 WAR, 14-10 W-L, 3.59 ERA

22
Andrew Heaney is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League Cy Young Award?
Los Angeles Angels

Last season's stats: 1.0 WAR, 4-6 W-L, 4.91 ERA

23
Sean Manaea is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League Cy Young Award?
Sean Manaea Oakland Athletics

Last season's stats: 1.4WAR, 4-0 W-L, 1.21 ERA

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Kenta Maeda is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League Cy Young Award?
Minnesota Pitcher

Last season's stats: 1.8 WAR, 10-8 W-L, 4.04 ERA

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Jake Odorizzi is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Will Win The 2020 American League Cy Young Award?
Minnesota Twins

Last season's stats: 3.6 WAR, 15-7 W-L, 3.51 ERA

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