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1989 National League Cy Young Award

by Votes
 
Pitching
  Player Tm Pos Age
1 Mark Davis
SDN
RP
28.7
107
4.5
18.0
13.0
2 Mike Scott
HOU
SP
34.2
65
2.8
15.7
9.2
3 Greg Maddux
CHN
SP
23.2
17
5.0
18.9
12.1
4 Orel Hershiser
LAN
SP
30.8
7
7.0
20.0
12.7
5 Joe Magrane
SLN
SP
25.0
7
3.5
17.8
11.1
6 Tim Belcher
LAN
SP
27.7
4
4.1
15.4
8.5
7 Scott Garrelts
SFN
SP
27.7
4
4.0
15.4
9.9
8 Rick Reuschel
SFN
SP
40.1
3
2.7
13.7
7.8
9 Mike Bielecki
CHN
SP
29.9
1
4.3
16.6
10.6
10 Mitch Williams
CHN
RP
24.6
1
2.2
10.7
6.2
by Wins Above Replacement
Pitching
  Player Tm Pos Age
1 Orel Hershiser
LAN
SP
30.8
7
7.0
20.0
12.7
2 Bruce Hurst
SDN
SP
31.3
6.7
18.4
11.4
3 Ed Whitson
SDN
SP
34.1
6.6
17.7
11.2
4 Bryn Smith
MON
SP
33.9
5.1
15.0
8.9
5 Greg Maddux
CHN
SP
23.2
17
5.0
18.9
12.1
6 Dennis Martinez
MON
SP
34.1
4.7
16.0
9.4
7 Mark Davis
SDN
RP
28.7
107
4.5
18.0
13.0
8 Mike Bielecki
CHN
SP
29.9
1
4.3
16.6
10.6
9 Tim Belcher
LAN
SP
27.7
4
4.1
15.4
8.5
10 Doug Drabek
PIT
SP
26.9
4.1
14.9
8.0
11 Greg Harris *
SDN
SW
25.6
4.1
12.2
6.5
12 Scott Garrelts
SFN
SP
27.7
4
4.0
15.4
9.9
13 Ken Howell
PHI
SP
28.6
4.0
11.4
5.5
14 Les Lancaster
CHN
RP
27.2
3.9
11.9
8.0
15 Rob Dibble
CIN
RP
25.4
3.9
13.4
8.0
16 John Smoltz
ATL
SP
22.1
3.7
14.7
8.8
17 Tom Browning
CIN
SP
29.2
3.6
15.0
7.9
18 Joe Magrane
SLN
SP
25.0
7
3.5
17.8
11.1
19 Jim Deshaies
HOU
SP
29.0
3.4
15.6
9.2
20 Jay Howell
LAN
RP
33.6
3.4
15.5
11.2
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com
*Rookie

1989 American League Cy Young Award

by Votes
 
Pitching
  Player Tm Pos Age
1 Bret Saberhagen
KCA
SP
25.2
138
9.7
28.7
21.0
2 Dave Stewart
OAK
SP
32.4
80
3.9
16.1
8.6
3 Mike Moore
OAK
SP
29.6
10
5.5
18.7
11.6
4 Bert Blyleven
CAL
SP
38.2
9
6.0
22.4
15.4
5 Nolan Ryan
TEX
SP
42.4
5
5.1
17.7
10.7
6 Jeff Ballard
BAL
SP
25.9
3
2.5
14.6
8.3
7 Dennis Eckersley
OAK
RP
34.7
3
2.6
14.0
10.4
8 Gregg Olson *
BAL
RP
22.7
3
3.3
17.7
12.5
9 Jeff Russell
TEX
RP
27.8
1
2.5
16.2
11.7
by Wins Above Replacement
Pitching
  Player Tm Pos Age
1 Bret Saberhagen
KCA
SP
25.2
138
9.7
28.7
21.0
2 Mark Gubicza
KCA
SP
26.9
6.3
19.3
11.9
3 Bert Blyleven
CAL
SP
38.2
9
6.0
22.4
15.4
4 Roger Clemens
BOS
SP
26.9
5.7
18.2
10.8
5 Chris Bosio
ML4
SP
26.2
5.5
17.0
10.2
6 Mike Moore
OAK
SP
29.6
10
5.5
18.7
11.6
7 Nolan Ryan
TEX
SP
42.4
5
5.1
17.7
10.7
8 Chuck Finley
CAL
SP
26.6
4.9
18.9
13.1
9 Tom Candiotti
CLE
SP
31.8
4.7
16.2
10.2
10 Kirk McCaskill
CAL
SP
28.2
4.6
17.8
11.7
11 Jeff Montgomery
KCA
RP
27.5
4.6
19.2
13.5
12 Scott Bankhead
SEA
SP
25.9
4.6
15.7
9.6
13 Greg Swindell
CLE
SP
24.5
4.3
14.5
9.1
14 Bud Black
CLE
SP
32.0
4.0
15.2
8.7
15 Dave Stewart
OAK
SP
32.4
80
3.9
16.1
8.6
16 Kevin Brown *
TEX
SP
24.3
3.6
13.1
7.5
17 Bob Welch
OAK
SP
32.7
3.5
14.2
8.1
18 Tom Henke
TOR
RP
31.5
3.4
15.8
10.3
19 Tom Gordon *
KCA
SP
21.6
3.3
12.7
6.4
20 Dave Stieb
TOR
SP
31.9
3.3
14.5
8.5
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com
*Rookie

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