Atlanta’s ‘Young Gun Pitcher’ Spencer Strider left his name in club history.
On the 25th (Korean time),메이저사이트 Strider started the game against Miami held at True Park, Georgia, USA, striking out 13 in 8 innings and leading to an 11-0 victory with a scoreless pitch.
On this day, Strider showed perfect pitching without a single batter on base until the 6th inning. However, his perfect streak came to an end in the 7th inning when Jazz Chizom Jr. (Miami) stepped on first base due to a first baseman error. Later, in the 8th inning, with no one out and no runners, Jin Segura (Miami) got a hit in the middle left and had to postpone the ‘no hit no run’.
Allowing his first hit, Strider briefly faltered. He allowed a hit to left to follow-up hitter John Bertie to put a runner in scoring position. But he got out of trouble right away. He calmly struck out Jacob Starlings on three pitches, then struck out Garrett Hampson on a swing to end the inning.
Strider’s control of the day was perfect. 81 of 101 pitches landed in the strike zone. His 100th fastball was 96.9 miles per hour (approximately 156 km), and he was so powerful. Miami hitters were helpless with the ever-changing Strider’s ball. Miami coach Skip Schumacher said, “(The ball he throws) is a fastball of another dimension. He felt like facing a closer for eight innings.”
Strider is active this season with 3 wins, 3 wins and an average ERA of 1.80. He struck out 49 over five games, ranking first in strikeouts overall in the major leagues. And on this day, another record was written. MLB.com reported, “Strider became the first pitcher in Atlanta history to record at least nine strikeouts in nine consecutive starts.” It is a new record that surpasses club legend John Smoltz, who recorded 9 strikeouts in 8 consecutive games. The record for this division was Hall of Fame inductee Nolan Ryan, who struck out nine in 11 consecutive games in 1997.
After the game, Strider said, “I am grateful to be here and have made some achievements,” and “I think there is still more to do. He is confident that he can improve,” he said.