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In what crazy, mixed-up baseball world was Zach Britton not a Cy Young finalist?

In what crazy, mixed-up baseball world was Zach Britton not a Cy Young finalist?

If you're wondering how the voters from the Baseball Writers' Association of America (BBWAA) could have left Orioles closer Zach Britton out of the top three in this year's American League Cy Young balloting, you're not alone.

Britton had a near-perfect season and did things no left-handed reliever had ever done before. He had one of the most dominant single seasons in the history of baseball. And it wasn't good enough to be a Cy Young finalist.

That wasn't a giant surprise, however, because of the way the voting for baseball's major awards has evolved over the years. Several relievers have won the Cy Young Award, but it has always been considered an honor meant for starting...

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