Schmidt's Cy chances dashed

Jason Schmidt's chances of winning the NL Cy Young Award were lost once the Astros beat the Giants.

Originally Published: September 23, 2004
By Rob Neyer | ESPN Insider
Editor's note: Senior writer Rob Neyer filed continuous updates throughout the evening on Thursday as he took in the action across the majors.

1:18 a.m. ET: CY YOUNG COUNTDOWN: The moment Lance Berkman beat the Giants with a three-run homer tonight, Jason Schmidt's Cy Young hopes went down the tubes.