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Former Shorewood Pitcher Wins MLB's Cy Young Award

Blake Snell
Tampa Bay Rays star pitcher and former Shorewood student-athlete Blake Snell.
Photo courtesy of the Tampa Bay Rays

 

Former Shorewood High School star student-athlete and current Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Blake Snell was awarded the coveted Cy Young Award by Major League Baseball and the Baseball Writers' Association of America on November 14. The award is presented annually to the best pitcher in the American and National Leagues. Snell was recognized as the American League's best pitcher of the 2018 season. 

Snell, who was drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays right out of high school in 2011, had a record of 21-5 with an ERA of 1.89 in the 2018 season.

Join us in giving Blake a huge round of applause for achieving such an incredible honor! 

You can read more about Snell and the Cy Young Award HERE.