Monday, September 20, 2004

Rocket Roger - Continues to Dazzle

Roger Clemens won his 6th straight game against the Brewers Wednesday night. He pitched 8 innings allowing two hits, walking two and striking out 10. Rocket Roger moves into 10th all-time on the career wins chart (listed below). By winning this game he also is now tied for the lead in the NL for wins (18) with teammate Roy Oswalt. Clemens even had the only RBI of the game when he grounded into a double play, he also hit a long double.

1. Cy Young 511
2. Walter Johnson 417
3. Grover C. Alexander 373
3. Christy Mathewson 373
5. Warren Spahn 363
6. Pud Galvin 361
7. Kid Nichols 360
8. Tim Keefe 341
9. Steve Carlton 329
10. Roger Clemens 328

3 Comments:

At 4:03 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

no RBI is awarded on a GIDP

 
At 4:24 PM, Blogger Michael said...

You are correct. I did not realize in my haste that a RBI cannot be credited if a batter grounds into a double play. I was going by an article posted on cnnsi.com by the AP. Please when leaving comments in the future be a little bit more polite.

 
At 4:32 PM, Blogger stacy said...

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