A Graphic Look at Redefining the Cy Young
As a follow up to my previous look at redefining the most valuable, lets do this same exercise for the Cy Young award. Using sabermetrics, is there a better way to arrive at the winners? Here’s the three stats we used:
-FIP (Fielding Independent Pitching)
-K/9 (Strikeouts per 9 innings)
-(K-BB)/PA (Strikeout/BB differential per plate appearance)
One quick look at the latest winners, Josh Johnson, according to our findings, should have won over
As seen on Beyond the Boxscore.