Brewers pitcher Corbin Burnes wins National League Cy Young Award

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Corbin Burnes has the final piece to complete his best season as a pitcher.

Burnes was named the National League Cy Young Award winner on Wednesday, November 17th.

Burnes is the fourth Milwaukee pitcher to win the Cy Young and the third Brewer to bring home the award and the first in the National League.

The first time All-Star's 2021 season was full of accomplishments. In 28 starts, Burnes went 11-5 in 167 innings and led the NL with a 2.43 ERA. His 234 strikeouts were third in the league.

Burnes started the season striking out 58 straight batters before allowing a walk which is an MLB record. He and Josh Hader also combined for the second No-Hitter in Brewers history in a 3-0 win over Cleveland on September 11th.

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