FILE - From left are 2018 file photos showing New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom,  Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Aaron Nola and Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer. Jacob deGrom, Max Scherzer and Aaron Nola are going pitch for pitch in the NL Cy Young Award race. Baseball’s advanced analytics think an MVP might be on the line between that trio, too.
FILE - From left are 2018 file photos showing New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom, Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Aaron Nola and Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer. Jacob deGrom, Max Scherzer and Aaron Nola are going pitch for pitch in the NL Cy Young Award race. Baseball’s advanced analytics think an MVP might be on the line between that trio, too. File AP Photo
FILE - From left are 2018 file photos showing New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom, Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Aaron Nola and Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer. Jacob deGrom, Max Scherzer and Aaron Nola are going pitch for pitch in the NL Cy Young Award race. Baseball’s advanced analytics think an MVP might be on the line between that trio, too. File AP Photo

A pitcher for NL MVP? The numbers make a compelling case

September 12, 2018 02:13 PM