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Dodgers' Lefty Clayton Kershaw: SB Nation's 2013 NL Best Pitcher

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Clayton Kershaw took home the SB Nation's 2013 NL Best Pitcher Award after another dominant season in Los Angeles. Only one other pitcher received a first place vote. Federal Baseball's ballots are included below...

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The SB Nation's baseball writers voted on our own version of the Cy Young Award, the NL Best Pitcher or NL's Best Pitcher. We made our choices a few weeks back and the results of the voting were published today. If you haven't had a chance to check out the full results, including the AL Awards, the post by Steve Goldman at SBNation.com is well worth a look...

And be sure to check out the comments where the stats vs scouting eye and Cabrera vs Trout debates are still taking place. Federal Baseball filled out two ballots to choose the NL's Pitcher of the Year. For transparency's sake, our ballots are included below...

• FULL RESULTS:

Num Player Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th Points
1 Clayton Kershaw Dodgers 35-97% 1-3% 249
2 Adam Wainwright Cardinals 14-39% 13-36% 6-18% 1-3% 108
3 Matt Harvey Mets 1-3% 8-22% 6-17% 8-24% 10-28% 83
4 Cliff Lee Phillies 7-19% 8-22% 11-35% 5-14% 79
5 Jose Fernandez Marlins 6-17% 8-22% 6-18% 13-36% 73
6 Madison Bumgarner Giants 1-3% 1 2 7
7 Zack Greinke Dodgers 2 4
8 Jhoulys Chacin Rockies 1 1 3
9 Craig Kimbrel Braves 1 2
10 Jordan Zimmermann Nationals 2 2
11 Mat Latos Reds 2 2

Doghouse's Ballot:

  1. Clayton Kershaw - Dodgers
  2. Matt Harvey - Mets
  3. Adam Wainwright - Cardinals
  4. Cliff Lee - Phillies
  5. Jordan Zimmermann - Nationals*

Patrick Reddington's Ballot:

  1. Clayton Kershaw - Dodgers
  2. Adam Wainwright - Cardinals
  3. Jose Fernandez - Marlins
  4. Cliff Lee - Phillies
  5. Matt Harvey - Mets
• Note: * - Oddly, Doghouse wasn't the only one to vote for Zimmermann 5th. And the other person, as you'll note above, was not from Federal Baseball. Hmm...

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