Right-handed pitcher Jacob deGrom (35, Texas Rangers) won his second win of the season with a powerful pitch.
DeGrom started the home game against the Oakland Athletics held at Globe Life Field in Texas on the 24th (Korean time) and led the team to a 5-2 victory, giving up 2 runs (1 earned run) on 3 hits and 11 strikeouts in 6 innings. 80 pitches (57 strikes). He succeeded in hunting for his second win of the season and lowered his earned run average to 3.04 (3.48 before the game).
DeGrom, who cruised without a run until the fourth inning, was hit in the top of the fifth. With a lead of 4-0, with one out and first base, the first pitch slider thrown to Shay Langellias led to a two-run home run that went over the left fence. Although there was no home run in the last three games in a row, he was hit by the Langelliers’ goal. But it was just there. DeGrom struck out subsequent swingers Tyler Wade and Esteuri Lewis on consecutive swings. In the top of the 6th inning, he struck out Ryan Noda, Hesu Aguila, and Jace Peterson in consecutive swings. Strikeout 5 batters in a row after the home run.
DeGrom, who passed the baton to the bullpen in the 7th, finished the game with 11 strikeouts. MLB.com, the official website of the Major League Baseball (MLB), said, “DeGrom recorded a double-digit strikeout in a single game for the 60th time in his career.” Turn Kershaw (68 games), he said. DeGrom did not allow a single walk against Oakland, making him the 15th player in club history to strike out 11 or more batters and finish a game without a walk. It was also deGrom’s 16th game in history to achieve double-digit strikeouts without a walk.
“Honestly, I didn’t know how many strikeouts I had in today’s game,” said deGrom.
Meanwhile, deGrom’s career (10 years),메이저놀이터 which debuted in the big leagues in 2014, is 84-57 with an ERA of 2.53. He left the New York Mets and moved to Texas on the condition that he receive a total of $ 185 million (247 billion won) in the offseason.