AL Cy Young Odds: Verlander and McClanahan Co-Leaders into July on FanDuel Sportsbook
Ahead of the 4th of July weekend and halfway through the regular season, Tampa Bay Rays' 25-year-old lefty Shane McClanahan and 39-year-old two-time Cy Young winner Justin Verlander of the Houston Astros are co-favorites to win the AL Cy Young Award at +290 on FanDuel Sportsbook.
McClanahan tops the AL with a 1.85 ERA followed by Verlander (2.03) and big 260 pound 24-year-old Alek Manoah (2.09) of the Toronto Blue Jays. McClanahan has 124 strikeouts in 92.1 innings to top the American League while Dylan Cease of the Chicago White Sox has a better strikeout per innings with 121 in 81 innings.
Verlander (.183), McClanahan (.187) and Gerrit Cole (.199) of the New York Yankees boast the best batting average against marks. Pitchers with the best won/loss record include Jameson Taillon (9-1) of the Yankees, Manoah (9-2), Verlander (10-3) and 25-year-old Logan Gilbert (9-3) of the Seattle Mariners.
Here's a look at the top pitchers and updated AL Cy Young odds on FanDuel Sportsbook.