Houston Astros pitcher Gerrit Cole threw 15 strike outs in his last game, joining baseball greats Bob Gibson and Kevin Brown who were the only two players before him to throw more in a post season– 17 and 16 respectively.
Only Bob Gibson (17) and Kevin Brown (16) have ever had more in a postseason game. pic.twitter.com/dhSttJpnko
— MLB Stats (@MLBStats) October 6, 2019
Cole is in the running for the Cy Young Award, something MVP Gibson and Hall of Fame baseball great was awarded twice in his career.
Who has an MVP, 2 Cy Young Awards, 2 World Series rings and is in the Hall of Fame.
This guy. pic.twitter.com/L6HKtiOgdf
— Just Me (@dodgerfan2k17) October 6, 2019
The Yankees are also on fire, also breaking records.
And analysts are predicting the Astros and Yankees are the most anticipated match-up for this year’s American League playoffs.
— FOX Sports: MLB (@MLBONFOX) October 6, 2019
— Max Wildstein (@MaxWildstein) October 6, 2019