When the results of the 2016 AL Cy Young voting came back, SI cover model Kate Upton was less than pleased. She embarked on a profanity laced tirade, questioning the legitimacy of the system that awarded Rick Porcello the Cy Young, over her husband Justin Verlander.
The 29 year old outfielder batted .303 with 22 HR and 68 RBI for the Tigers last year, despite missing nearly two months, but the front office is seemingly reluctant to hand out extensions at this point – especially considering that Martinez’s next contract could be well into 9 figures.
Clayton Kershaw has two Cy Young Awards by age 25 and one runner-up finish. He just posted baseball’s lowest ERA in 13 years and became the third pitcher since 1900 to lead the majors in that category for three consecutive seasons.
Cabrera, who leads the majors in batting average and RBIs, suffered the injury while attempting to leg out a double in the fifth inning.