By Garret Heinrich

New York (CBS HOUSTON) – Houston Astros starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel won the American League Cy Young award on Wednesday Night.

Keuchel becomes the third Astros pitcher to win the award, joining Mike Scott (1986) and Roger Clemens (2004).

The Astros number one starter all season went 20-8 with a 2.48 ERA and a 162 ERA+.  Keuchel won all of his games at Minute Maid Park setting a record as the first pitcher to ever finish 15-0 on the season at home.

He led all American League Pictures in wins (20), innings pitched (232.0), WHIP (1.01) and WAR (7.2).

The other pitchers that were finalists for the award were Sonny Gray of the Oakland Athletics and David Price of the Detroit Tigers and Toronto Blue Jays.

Keuchel also took home the Gold Glove award for the second straight season as the league’s best defensive pitcher.

The Astros have been on fire during the award season racking up plenty of awards.

Jose Altuve
-Rawlings AL Gold Glove winner, second base
-AL Silver Slugger winner, second base
-MLBPA Players Choice Always Game Award

Jason Castro
-Rawlings AL Gold Glove finalist, catcher

Carlos Correa
-BBWAA AL Rookie of the Year
-MLBPA Players Choice Award for AL Most Outstanding Rookie
-The Sporting News AL Rookie of the Year

Dallas Keuchel
-BBWAA AL Cy Young
-MLBPA Players Choice Award for AL Most Outstanding Pitcher
-Rawlings AL Gold Glove winner, pitcher
-The Fielding Bible Award, given to the best fielding pitcher in the Major Leagues
-The Starting Pitcher on the Sporting News AL All-Star Team
-Warren Spahn Award, given to the top left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball

A.J. Hinch
-BBWAA AL Manager of the Year finalist

Garret Heinrich


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