COMMENTS ABOUT GERRIT COLE BEING CALLED THE 2023 AMERICAN LEAGUE CY YOUNG AWARD WINNER
FROM YANKEES SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT & GENERAL SUPERVISOR BRIAN CASHMAN:
Kudos to Gerrit for snagging the American League Cy Young Award! He really had a phenomenal season, showcasing his amazing consistency and dedication to quality. Gerrit’s commitment to self-improvement is unparalleled, as he relentlessly research studies challengers and examines his trips to tweak his craft. He’s a master of his art, constantly looking for innovative methods to improve his efficiency. As a leader in our rotation and a role model in our clubhouse, Gerrit embodies the meaning of a pitcher’s pitcher. This distinguished award acts as a testament to his standing as one of the best of his period.
FROM YANKEES MANAGER AARON BOONE:
Gerrit’s receipt of this prestigious award brings me tremendous happiness. I feel exceptionally lucky to have the opportunity to work with such a proficient and passionate professional athlete. It’s been a real privilege to enjoy Gerrit commit himself to his craft, to the sport, and to his colleagues. His steadfast commitment to quality has provided motivation for everyone. To see him finally attain this well-deserved recognition after years of near misses is truly thrilling for everybody in the clubhouse.