Blue Jays lefty Robbie Ray bounces back, wins AL Cy Young


              FILE - Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani watches the path of his solo home run against the Seattle Mariners in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, in Seattle. Two-way sensation Ohtani is a finalist for American League MVP in voting by the Baseball Writers Association of America. The BBWAA revealed finalists for AL and NL MVPs, Cy Young Awards, Rookies of the Year and Managers of the Year on Monday, Nov. 8, 2021. The winners — decided on ballots sent at the end of the regular season — will be revealed next week. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
            
              Milwaukee Brewers' Corbin Burnes reacts after striking out a batter during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets on Sept. 25, 2021, in Milwaukee. Burnes won the NL Cy Young Award on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash, File)
            
              FILE - Toronto Blue Jays' Robbie Ray delivers a pitch in the first inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox on June 13, 2021, in Boston. Ray won the AL Cy Young Award on Wednesday, Nov. 17, bouncing back from taking a rare pay cut after a dismal season to capture pitching’s top prize. Ray became the first Toronto pitcher to earn the honor since the late Roy Halladay in 2003. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
            
              FILE - Toronto’s Robbie Ray, Yankees ace Gerrit Cole and Lance Lynn of the White Sox are the finalists for baseball's AL Cy Young Award, to be announced Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/File)
            
              FILE - Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Corbin Burnes throws during the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds in Cincinnati on July 18, 2021. Burnes won the NL Cy Young Award on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston, File)
            
              FILE - Toronto Blue Jays' Robbie Ray pitches to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Ray won the AL Cy Young Award on Wednesday, Nov. 17, bouncing back from taking a rare pay cut after a dismal season to capture pitching’s top prize. Ray became the first Toronto pitcher to earn the honor since the late Roy Halladay in 2003.  (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
            
              Milwaukee Brewers' Corbin Burnes reacts after striking out a batter during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets on Sept. 25, 2021, in Milwaukee. Burnes won the NL Cy Young Award on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash, File)
            
              FILE - Toronto Blue Jays' Robbie Ray delivers a pitch in the first inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox on June 13, 2021, in Boston. Ray won the AL Cy Young Award on Wednesday, Nov. 17, bouncing back from taking a rare pay cut after a dismal season to capture pitching’s top prize. Ray became the first Toronto pitcher to earn the honor since the late Roy Halladay in 2003. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
            
              FILE - Toronto’s Robbie Ray, Yankees ace Gerrit Cole and Lance Lynn of the White Sox are the finalists for baseball's AL Cy Young Award, to be announced Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/File)
            
              FILE - Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Corbin Burnes throws during the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds in Cincinnati on July 18, 2021. Burnes won the NL Cy Young Award on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston, File)
            
              FILE - Toronto Blue Jays' Robbie Ray pitches to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Ray won the AL Cy Young Award on Wednesday, Nov. 17, bouncing back from taking a rare pay cut after a dismal season to capture pitching’s top prize. Ray became the first Toronto pitcher to earn the honor since the late Roy Halladay in 2003.  (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
            
              Milwaukee Brewers' Corbin Burnes reacts after striking out a batter during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets on Sept. 25, 2021, in Milwaukee. Burnes won the NL Cy Young Award on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash, File)
            
              FILE - Toronto Blue Jays' Robbie Ray delivers a pitch in the first inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox on June 13, 2021, in Boston. Ray won the AL Cy Young Award on Wednesday, Nov. 17, bouncing back from taking a rare pay cut after a dismal season to capture pitching’s top prize. Ray became the first Toronto pitcher to earn the honor since the late Roy Halladay in 2003. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
            
              FILE - Toronto’s Robbie Ray, Yankees ace Gerrit Cole and Lance Lynn of the White Sox are the finalists for baseball's AL Cy Young Award, to be announced Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/File)
            
              FILE - Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Corbin Burnes throws during the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds in Cincinnati on July 18, 2021. Burnes won the NL Cy Young Award on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston, File)
            
              FILE - Toronto Blue Jays' Robbie Ray pitches to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Ray won the AL Cy Young Award on Wednesday, Nov. 17, bouncing back from taking a rare pay cut after a dismal season to capture pitching’s top prize. Ray became the first Toronto pitcher to earn the honor since the late Roy Halladay in 2003.  (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
            
              Milwaukee Brewers' Corbin Burnes reacts after striking out a batter during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets on Sept. 25, 2021, in Milwaukee. Burnes won the NL Cy Young Award on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash, File)
            
              FILE - Toronto Blue Jays' Robbie Ray delivers a pitch in the first inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox on June 13, 2021, in Boston. Ray won the AL Cy Young Award on Wednesday, Nov. 17, bouncing back from taking a rare pay cut after a dismal season to capture pitching’s top prize. Ray became the first Toronto pitcher to earn the honor since the late Roy Halladay in 2003. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
            
              FILE - Toronto’s Robbie Ray, Yankees ace Gerrit Cole and Lance Lynn of the White Sox are the finalists for baseball's AL Cy Young Award, to be announced Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/File)
            
              FILE - Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Corbin Burnes throws during the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds in Cincinnati on July 18, 2021. Burnes won the NL Cy Young Award on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston, File)
            
              FILE - Toronto Blue Jays' Robbie Ray pitches to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Ray won the AL Cy Young Award on Wednesday, Nov. 17, bouncing back from taking a rare pay cut after a dismal season to capture pitching’s top prize. Ray became the first Toronto pitcher to earn the honor since the late Roy Halladay in 2003.  (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
            
              Milwaukee Brewers' Corbin Burnes reacts after striking out a batter during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets on Sept. 25, 2021, in Milwaukee. Burnes won the NL Cy Young Award on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash, File)
            
              FILE - Toronto Blue Jays' Robbie Ray delivers a pitch in the first inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox on June 13, 2021, in Boston. Ray won the AL Cy Young Award on Wednesday, Nov. 17, bouncing back from taking a rare pay cut after a dismal season to capture pitching’s top prize. Ray became the first Toronto pitcher to earn the honor since the late Roy Halladay in 2003. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
            
              FILE - Toronto’s Robbie Ray, Yankees ace Gerrit Cole and Lance Lynn of the White Sox are the finalists for baseball's AL Cy Young Award, to be announced Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/File)
            
              FILE - Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Corbin Burnes throws during the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds in Cincinnati on July 18, 2021. Burnes won the NL Cy Young Award on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston, File)
            
              FILE - Toronto Blue Jays' Robbie Ray pitches to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Ray won the AL Cy Young Award on Wednesday, Nov. 17, bouncing back from taking a rare pay cut after a dismal season to capture pitching’s top prize. Ray became the first Toronto pitcher to earn the honor since the late Roy Halladay in 2003.  (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
            
              FILE - Toronto’s Robbie Ray, Yankees ace Gerrit Cole and Lance Lynn of the White Sox are the finalists for baseball's AL Cy Young Award, to be announced Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/File)
            
              FILE - Milwaukee’s Corbin Burnes, who had a major breakout campaign in 2021, is among the finalists for baseball's NL Cy Young Award along with LA’s Max Scherzer and Zack Wheeler of the Phillies. (AP Photo/File)
            
              FILE - Toronto’s Robbie Ray, Yankees ace Gerrit Cole and Lance Lynn of the White Sox are the finalists for baseball's AL Cy Young Award, to be announced Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/File)
Blue Jays lefty Robbie Ray bounces back, wins AL Cy Young