Zack Greinke wins MLBPA's A.L. Outstanding Pitcher Award
Kansas City Royals pitcher Zack Greinke picked up his third major offseason award today, being named the A.L. Outstanding Pitcher as part of the Major League Baseball Players Association’s Players Choice Awards. Greinke designated the cash prize associated with the award to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City.
Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals took home the N.L. honor. Toronto’s Roy Halladay and New York’s CC Sabathia were the other finalists in the American League.
The Royals right-hander has already been named The Sporting News American League Pitcher of the Year and the American League “Bullet” Rogan Award winner as the A.L.’s top pitcher by the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.
The American League Cy Young award, as voted on by the Baseball Writers Association of America, will be announced on November 17.