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Oswalt 4th in NL Cy Young voting

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Oswalt got robbed! Okay, Okay, he didn't get robbed. Webb rightfully deserved to win the Cy Young this year, but if you wanted to, you could make a case that Roy deserved the Cy Young as well(along with Carpenter and Hoffman). I don't have a problem with Roy not winning. I wanted him to win and I don't think anyone could say that if he did win, that any other pitcher got robbed. Just thinking about it, I am really surprised that Roy ended up 4th in the balloting, especially with as few votes as he got.

Here's the votes

Votes
Player Team 1st 2nd 3rd Points
Brandon Webb Arizona 15 7 7 103
Trevor Hoffman San Diego 12 3 8 77
Chris Carpenter St. Louis 2 16 5 63
Roy Oswalt Houston 3 3 7 31


Here's the stats for Webb, Carpenter and Oswalt.(I didn't include Hoffman because he's a closer and IMO, you can't compare stats for a closer to a starter. I also think they should have a separate award for closers).

Player TEAM W L ERA G GS CG SHO IP H R ER HR HBP BB SO
Webb ARI 16 8 3.1 33 33 5 3 235 216 91 81 15 6 50 178
Carpenter STL 15 8 3.09 32 32 5 3 221.2 194 81 76 21 10 43 184
Oswalt HOU 15 8 2.98 33 32 2 0 220.2 220 76 73 18 6 38 166


As you can see, the stats are all very, very close between the three.