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Clayton Kershaw is on his way toward winning a third Cy Young Award
Clayton Kershaw is on his way toward winning a third Cy Young Award

Who looks like the Cy Young Award winners as we take our midseason break? In the National League, Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw (11-2 win-loss record, league-leading 1.78 earned-run average) now has a no-hitter to go with his two previous Cy Young Awards, and he has reeled off eight consecutive wins. He’s probably the guy to beat. The St. Louis Cardinals’ Adam Wainwright is second to Kershaw in ERA (1.83) and is tied for most wins (12) with Cincinnati’s Alfredo Simon. Simon’s teammate, Johnny Cueto, also is in the mix with a 10-6 record, 2.13 ERA and 141 strikeouts,  second in the league. In the AL, the New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka (12-4, 2.51 ERA)...

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