Who was the last pitcher to throw 300 strikeouts in a season?

Who was the last pitcher to throw 300 strikeouts in a season?

Max Scherzer

Strikeouts Single Season Leaders | ‘Top 500’
Name Strikeouts Year
Clayton Kershaw 301 2015
Nolan Ryan 301 1989
Max Scherzer 300 2018

Who reached 3000 strikeouts?

Max Scherzer’s 3,000th strikeout Only the greatest pitchers in Major League history have reached 3,000 strikeouts.

Who was the last MLB pitcher to throw 300 innings?

Steve Carlton
The most innings pitched in a live-ball season (since 1920) was Wilbur Wood’s 3762⁄3 innings in 1972. No pitcher has even thrown half of White’s record total for innings in a season since Phil Niekro in 1979, with 342. The last 300-inning season to date was by Steve Carlton the following year, with 304.

How many pitchers have 300 strikeouts in a season?

19 pitchers
While baseball’s obsession with round numbers runs deep, there’s little denying the significance of a 300-strikeout season (even in today’s K-friendly climate for pitchers). Only 19 pitchers in the modern era (since 1900) have reached the 300-K plateau within a single season.

Did Mark Langston have multiple 200 strikeout seasons?

A slight elbow injury hampered him in 1985 and kept him below 200 strikeouts for the only time in the 1980s. But he came back to lead the AL in strikeouts in 1986 and 1987.

How many pitchers threw 200 innings?

It appears that just four pitchers will reach the 200-inning mark this season, including Buehler, Phillies right-hander Zack Wheeler, Cardinals right-hander Adam Wainwright and Marlins righty Sandy Alcantara.

What’s the most innings ever played in MLB?

Dodgers, Braves played record 26 innings in 1920 The game’s not over until you get the 27th out — or, sometimes, a lot more than that. Extra-inning games are nothing unusual in Major League Baseball, of course. But some games in MLB history have truly gone to the extreme.

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