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What does CYA stand for?

CYA stands for Cy Young Award (ML Baseball Award for Pitching)

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Detroit ace Justin Verlander won the American League Cy Young Award on Tuesday, a unanimous selection after he achieved pitching's version of the triple crown.
Contrast his first twelve starts with those of Roger Clemens, who went on to become a Cy Young Award winner and MVP by age 23, and win 354 games.
Pedro Martinez of the Dominican Republic won last year's Cy Young award for his outstanding pitching, while Puerto Rican Carlos Beltr[acute{a}]n took the Rookie of the Year title.
Other celebrity guests will include Joe Thiesman, former Washington Redskins Quarterback, Jim Palmer, three-time Cy Young Award Winner and Baltimore Oriole Baseball Hall of Famer, and Mike Schmidt, former Philadelphia Philly's 3rd base player, winner of the Homerun Crown 8 times and Baseball Hall of Famer.
Seattle's Felix Hernandez, with the best pitching statistics and worst run support in Major League Baseball's American League, won the Cy Young Award on Thursday as the league's top pitcher.