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Gerrit Cole’s all-time record for the New York Yankees

Gerrit Cole’s all-time record for the New York Yankees

In the midst of the New York Yankees’ uneven campaign in the 2021 Major League Baseball (MLB) season, one of the players who always hits the mark is starting pitcher Gerrit Cole, who has now officially made history. franchise giant.

It turns out that in the 10-0 win over the Detroit Tigers in the Bronx, the Newport Beach, California-born, signed a card of 12 strikeouts and no free walks to the bases, matching what was done in 2001 by the historic Mike Mussina. one of the best pitchers in the organization, doing so for the fourth game in a harvest.

As if that were not enough, Cole has achieved a total of 62 strikeouts in the first month of the 2021 MLB season, the second highest number in history for a Yankees starter in a calendar month, leaving only two behind the legendary Ron Guidry. , who conquered 64 in June 1978.

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Gerrit Cole gets into Yankees history

But they were not the only marks that the pitcher conquered, since for the third consecutive game he achieved 10 or more strikeouts and 0 walks in Major League history, joining Clayton Kershaw on this list (twice, 2015 and 2016), and Chris Archer (2015).

And there may be more, because Cole became the New York Yankees’ pitcher with the most strikeouts in the month of April in the MLB, leaving behind David Cone (49 in 1997), Japan’s Masahiro Tanaka (46 in 2014) and James Paxton (49 in 2016). (GG) (Bolavip)

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