Plenty of baseball fans were stunned on Wednesday when Rick Porcello of the Boston Red Sox won the Cy Young Award over Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers.
Verlander had 14 first-place votes for the award, compared with eight for Porcello ― but because the Boston pitcher received many more second-place votes, he had a higher total score.
In addition, two baseball writers in Florida left Verlander off their ballots completely, which didn’t help his score.
That didn’t sit right with a number of fans ... including someone who just might be Verlander’s number one fan: his fiancee, Kate Upton.
She fired off a tweet that didn’t mince words:
She also sent a couple of follow-up tweets:
Here’s some of the reaction:
A few hours after Upton’s tweetstorm, Verlander issued his own response: