Roy Halladay won the SB Nation National League Cy Young Award, and did so in unanimous fashion. In his first season in the National League, Halladay was dominant. He was 21-10 with a 2.44 ERA, leading the league in wins, innings pitched (250 2/3), complete games (nine), shutouts (four), and walks per nine innings (1.1). Halladay even pitched a perfect game for good measure, retiring all 27 Marlins he faced on May 29.
Halladay received all 33 votes from SB Nation bloggers, netting him 231 points. Points were awarded on a 7-4-3-2-1 basis, just like the Baseball Writers Association ballot, which was expanded this year from three to five spots. Adam Wainwright of the Cardinals finished second, and Ubaldo Jimenez of the Rockies came in third place. Clayton Kershaw of the Los Angeles Dodgers received three fifth-place votes, putting him in ninth place.
Here are the full results:
The real NL Cy Young Award, given out by the Baseball Writers Association of America, will be announced today at 11:30 a.m.