Cleveland Indians first team to have four pitchers strike out 200 in a season

Cleveland Indians first team to have four pitchers strike out 200 in a season

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The Cleveland Indians have turn out to be the primary workforce in Main League Baseball historical past to have 4 pitchers attain 200 strikeouts in a season.

Mike Clevinger hit that mark along with his fourth strikeout in opposition to the Boston Crimson Sox on Saturday night time, becoming a member of fellow starters Carlos Carrasco (217), Trevor Bauer (215) and Corey Kluber (205).

The Indians grew to become the primary workforce in historical past to have 4 pitchers every strike out a minimum of 200 in the identical season, with righty Mike Clevinger on Saturday turning into the fourth to achieve the milestone. David Maxwell/Getty Photos

Regardless of having a mixed 837 strikeouts amongst that foursome, the Indians as a workforce rank fifth within the majors in whiffs, behind the Astros (1,600), Yankees (1,527), Dodgers (1,485) and Crimson Sox (1,471) getting into Saturday.

The AL Central champion Indians, with the assistance of Clevinger’s six strikeouts general, beat the Crimson Sox, 5-Four in additional innings.

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