Felix Hernandez is having a season to remember.

The Cy Young Award is hardly a gimme in Major League Baseball.

Reserved for what is supposed to be the best pitcher in his respective league that year, the pinnacle of a season’s pitching achievements sometimes is not given to truly the top thrower.

Though his record may not portray Hernandez’s position among the best, the Seattle Mariners unquestionably boast a top candidate for this year’s AL Cy Young.

Among the competition are Boston’s Clay Buchholz and Jon Lester, New York’s CC Sabathia, Tampa Bay’s David Price, Oakland’s Trevor Cahill, and LA’s Jared Weaver.

But none other than King Felix is the most deserving.

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