I think another factor is did the player deserve the awards he got? Last year Lincecum deserved the Cy Young, but this yearm he deserved consideration, but he did not deserve the award. Not to take anything away from him, he had a great season, but I think Chris Carpenter had a better year. Sure, he pitched a few less innings than Lincecum, but was there any doubt as to what Carpenter was going to do if he pitched a few extra games?
I dont think award winning should be just accepted, I think they should look at the years voting for times he won an award and see if he truly was the winner, or just given the award.
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