|Can Clayton Kershaw claim back-to-back Cy Young awards? (US Presswire)|
Player Rankings, in which players are ranked!
This week we're going to begin a jaunt through both leagues to run down the likely contenders for both major individual awards (i.e., the MVP and the Cy Young). This time up, it's the National League, and next week the American League will be subject to similar levels of merciless scrutiny.
Criteria? These are players that figure to put up the kind of numbers and provide the kind of narrative that award voters find compelling. This is not, however, an ordering of players from "best" to "one of the best." Again, it's about the awards and vagaries of the process and all of that. Onward ...