Cy Young 'Very Humbling' for Price

Chris Urso/Tampa Tribune

For months, David Price would chuck fastballs and duck questions. But on the occasion of his 20th victory, on the last Sunday of the season in Chicago, David Price finally addressed whether he felt he was worthy of winning the American League Cy Young Award.

"One hundred percent," he said. "I would vote for myself, yes."

Wednesday night, Price found out the 28 voting members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America agreed. In one of the closest votes in the history of the AL Cy Young Award, Price finished first with 153 points, including 14 first-place votes. Detroit's Justin Verlander had 149 points with 13 first-place votes.

Los Angeles' Jered Weaver was third with 70 points, Seattle's Felix Hernandez had 41 points and the Rays Fernando Rodney was...

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