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Jack Flaherty finished fourth in NL Cy Young voting - A Hunt and Peck

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Not too bad!

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It is awards week in Major League Baseball and the most recent award given out is the Cy Young. For the American League Justin Verlander took home the hardware. In the National League Jacob deGrom was the runaway victor.

Finishing in fourth place in the National League behind deGrom, Hyun-Jin Ryu, and Max Scherzer was Cardinals young starter Jack Flaherty. Flaherty finished with 69 points. Per Anne Rogers of MLB.com:

The 24-year-old Cardinals right-hander was the best pitcher in baseball in the second half with a 0.91 ERA. In his second full season in the Majors, Flaherty had a 2.75 ERA and went 11-8 in 33 starts. He struck out 231 batters over 196 1/3 innings.

It was a good enough second half to see him earn pitcher of the month in August and September:

He also got to show off his sense of style in a shopping trip with Harrison Bader

After defeating the Braves in Game 5 of the NLDS, he hugged his mom.

Divisional Series - St Louis Cardinals v Atlanta Braves - Game Five Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images

It was a good year for Jack Flaherty. Fourth place in the Cy Young voting is a pretty strong end to a great season.

Jack Flaherty fourth place 2019 NL Cy Young | St. Louis Cardinals

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