Blake Snell (31, San Diego Padres), who is racing toward winning the Cy Young Award ahead of becoming a free agent (FA) player, regained first place in ERA.
San Diego played an away game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California, USA on the 14th (Korean time).
Snell, who started as San Diego’s starting pitcher on this day, threw 91 balls (54 strikes) in 6 innings, allowing 1 hit and no runs.
In addition, Snell had given up a lot of walks while allowing few runs, but even this showed improvement in today’s game. He allowed one walk while striking out eight.
The San Diego batting lineup provided Snell with 4 runs through the 6th inning thanks to home runs by Juan Soto and Luis Campusano and a multi-hit by Fernando Tatis Jr.스포츠토토
San Diego, showing perfect two-hit harmony, won 6-1, and Snell recorded his 14th win (9 losses) of the season. Also, the season ERA fell from 2.52 to 2.43.
As a result, Snell beat Justin Steele with 2.49 and regained first place in the entire major league in ERA. He is evaluated as being one step ahead in the Cy Young Award competition with Steele.
Snell pitched 167 innings in 30 games this season, recording 14 wins, 9 lo
A lot of walks is definitely a big weakness. However, he exceeded 200 strikeouts in regulation innings and regained first place in earned run average. Snell’s Cy Young Award victory is getting closer.
If Snell wins the National League Cy Young Award, he will become the seventh winner in history between the two major leagues. It is also his second award since 2018.