Eight of the 17 pitchers to win 300 games since 1900 met those criteria at one point, though so did 29 other pitchers who never got to 300. Eight in 40 is 5-to-1 odds, so there's a decent chance that one of the six (C.C., Buehrle, Hudson, Santana and the two Roys) will eventually make the 300 mark. None of them has better than a 20% chance, but as a group there's a good chance that one of them.
MLB Signed Baseball By Five 300 Game Winners. Steve Carlton, Early Wynn, Gaylord Perry, Phil Niekro and Tom Seaver. All pitchers with the exception of Early Wynn also had at least 3,000 Strikeouts. Signed on vintage William White Baseball. Shipped with USPS First Class Package.
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In the late 1880s and early 1890s, a majority of the active 200 win pitchers were 300 or future 300 game winners, including the 1888 season with four active 200-game winners who would all reach 300 wins. It would be over 100 years before that happened again with as many as four pitchers. Notable also are the peaks and troughs phenomenon, with sudden dips in the mid-1890s and late 1910s.
The Cubs’ 10 Greatest Pitchers. Mordecai “Three Finger” Brown (1904-12, 1916) Tim Lincecum may have been known as The Freak, but it’s Brown—whose pitching hand was mangled in a childhood farming accident and, as a result of it, allowed him to develop a devastating curveball—who really deserves the nickname, as he confounded opponents for nearly a decade with the Cubs.
In the modern era, it was the first time two pitchers with 300 or more wins pitched for the same team in one game. Tim Keefe and Mickey Welch, both of the New York Giants, were the only other pitchers to accomplish the feat, in 1891.5 Unfortunately for the Indians, that was their only win in their first 11 games. They were on their way to a 61.
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Diaz is clearly an exceptional talent as demonstrated by his insane 2018 campaign, but we are talking about a 10th round pick who didn't even manage to finish among the top 50 relievers last season.