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    Greinke wins the AL Cy Young!

    Way to go, Zack!



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    Re: Greinke wins the AL Cy Young!

    He deserves it...congrats to him!



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    Re: Greinke wins the AL Cy Young!

    Sweet...Now Kansas City can ask for even more when they decide to trade him in the future...former Cy Young award winners are worth more...



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    Re: Greinke wins the AL Cy Young!

    Zack is a great story, and to think he almost hung it up a couple years ago because of his anxiety disorder. He deserves the award despite the Royals inability to score him any runs, and it gives the fans some shred of hope to cling to.

    The kid knows how to pitch, and if the Royals are smart, they will try to lock him up and never trade him (unless they get contracted).



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    Re: Greinke wins the AL Cy Young!

    Quote Originally Posted by 247cy View Post
    and if the Royals are smart, they will try to lock him up and never trade him



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    Re: Greinke wins the AL Cy Young!

    Good, he definately deserved it.


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    Re: Greinke wins the AL Cy Young!

    He deserved it... Now I'm just trying to figure out how Garrett Jones finished 7th in the NL ROY.



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    Re: Greinke wins the AL Cy Young!

    Quote Originally Posted by pyrocyz View Post
    Sweet...Now Kansas City can ask for even more when they decide to trade him in the future...former Cy Young award winners are worth more...
    Sad but True



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    Re: Greinke wins the AL Cy Young!

    Good! He deserved to win it. They said he didn't have enough wins, but how do you win as much as the others with no team around you.



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    Re: Greinke wins the AL Cy Young!

    Are all the awards given out? Did Mauer get his MVP yet?


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    Re: Greinke wins the AL Cy Young!

    maybe they can get him to sign a long term extension that is back loaded so that they can keep him around and build around him. Luckily, Boras is not his agent...The Royals have a chance, but they need to hurry up, he is a free agent after this next season



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    Re: Greinke wins the AL Cy Young!

    Quote Originally Posted by pyrocyz View Post
    maybe they can get him to sign a long term extension that is back loaded so that they can keep him around and build around him. Luckily, Boras is not his agent...The Royals have a chance, but they need to hurry up, he is a free agent after this next season
    He's not a free agent after next season. Greinke agreed to a deal last offseason that has him under contract in KC through 2012. It was a 4 year/$38m deal which bought out his first 2 years of free agency. For those that are interested it breaks down like this:

    2009: $3.75m
    2010: $7.25m
    2011: $13.5m
    2012: $13.5m



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    Re: Greinke wins the AL Cy Young!

    Thanks, The website that I looked at said that he was a free agent after 2010, but that makes sense that he isn't.



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    Re: Greinke wins the AL Cy Young!

    Quote Originally Posted by cybsball20 View Post
    He deserved it... Now I'm just trying to figure out how Garrett Jones finished 7th in the NL ROY.
    Same way Gordon Beckham finished 5th in the AL ROY.



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    Re: Greinke wins the AL Cy Young!

    Quote Originally Posted by 247cy View Post
    Zack is a great story, and to think he almost hung it up a couple years ago because of his anxiety disorder. He deserves the award despite the Royals inability to score him any runs, and it gives the fans some shred of hope to cling to.

    The kid knows how to pitch, and if the Royals are smart, they will try to lock him up and never trade him (unless they get contracted).
    They already did lock him up for the 1st two years of his free agency.... need to show him we can compete if we want to get that deal extended!



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