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November 7, 2014 at 10:32 AM

Chris Young wins another comeback player of the year award

Chris Young’s remarkable resurgent return to the big leagues received another accolade. On Friday morning, Young was awarded the American League Comeback Player of the Year award from Major League Baseball.

It’s his third such award, earning similar honors from The Sporting News and the MLB Players’ Choice Awards.

The 30 beat reporters from MLB.com for each team selected the winners from an original list of 30 candidates (one per MLB Club).

Young, 35, returned to the Majors for the first time since 2012 to go 12-9 with a 3.65 ERA (67 ER, 165.0 IP) in 30 games/29 starts with the Mariners. The 6-10 right-hander did not pitch in the Majors in 2013 after undergoing surgery on his right shoulder. From 2009-2012, Young made just 42 Major League starts battling various shoulder injuries.

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