Baseball: Darvish, Maeda among finalists for 2020 Cy Young Award

Japanese starters Yu Darvish and Kenta Maeda were among the six finalists announced as contenders for this season’s Cy Young Award recognizing the best pitchers in Major League Baseball.Darvish is up against Trevor Bauer and two-time winner Jacob deGrom in the National League, while Maeda faces competition from Shane Bieber and South Korean ace Ryu Hyun Jin in the American League. The winners from each league will be announced on Nov. 11.If either Japanese pitcher wins, he would be the first from his country to claim the prestigious award.In his third year with the Chicago Cubs, Darvish went 8…

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