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Kate Upton Goes on Wild Twitter Rant After Fiance Justin Verlander Failed to Win Cy Young Award

shutterstock_507549304Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander did not win the American League Cy Young award on Wednesday. His soon-to-be wife, Kate Upton, was not happy about it.

Verlander finished second in the Cy Young voting to Rick Porcello of the Boston Red Sox, despite earning more first place votes 14 to Porcello’s 8). Two of the 30 writers who cast ballots for the award left the Tigers pitcher out entirely of their top five. And it was that fact which drew Upton’s ire, and prompted a vulgar Twitter rant:

MLB.com’s Bill Chastain, one of the two writers who left Verlander off his ballot (the other was Fred Goodall of the AP) defended his vote to the New York Daily News.

“I feel bad that people are upset about this; I did the best I could,” Chastain told the Daily News. “I went around the clubhouse, I asked guys. I agonized over this. The biggest thing for me was between (Baltimore closer Zach) Britton and Porcello.”

Of course, that explanation is not likely to satisfy Upton. Noah Syndergaard of the Mets tried to offer some support:

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