Gerrit Cole and Stephen Strasburg have performed remarkably for their respective clubs this postseason, pitching to a 1.01 ERA and 7.22 strikeout-walk ratio in a combined 44 2/3 innings. But how do they stack up against some of the great playoff pitchers of all time? BetAmerica decided to do a little off-day digging to find out.
Houston Astros aces Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole made history in 2019 by becoming just the second pair of teammates to record 300+ strikeouts in the same season. Here are five more pitching tandems who made opposing players think twice about stepping into the batter’s box.
Clayton Kershaw has long been considered one of the greatest pitchers of his generation, but on Tuesday night he took an important step toward becoming one of the greatest pitchers of all time by picking up his 166th career win. We break down Kershaw's numbers and examine his place among the game's top hurlers.