It’s been 17 years since a closer won the Cy Young award, but could that change in 2020? We look at the odds for Aroldis Chapman, Kirby Yates, Josh Hader, Edwin Diaz, and Liam Hendricks to determine if there is any value betting on an elite closer to win the award for top pitcher in the NL or AL.
The Minnesota Twins are red-hot and their odds to reach the World Series have improved. But they remain a longshot compared to the Astros and Yankees. Should bettors ride or fade the home-run-happy Twinkies as the 2019 MLB playoffs approach?