We already know Clayton Kershaw is headed to Cooperstown, however the Los Angeles Dodgers star pitcher simply hit a pleasant milestone en route.
The lefty picked up win No. 200 after tossing seven innings of three-hit ball — whereas putting out 9 — in L.A.’s win over the New York Mets on Tuesday evening.
Of the 117 hurlers to win that many video games, Kershaw has the most effective profitable share (.694), as he’s 200-88 over 402 begins throughout his 16-year MLB profession.
However the 35-year-old joins an elite membership of 5 pitchers — all Corridor of Famers — to have reached that mark earlier than dropping 100 video games.
Right here they’re.
Grover “Pete” Alexander spent 20 years within the bigs, beginning in 1911.
He went 373-208, pitching to a 2.56 ERA in additional than 5,000 profession innings for the Phillies, Cubs, and Cardinals.
On the time of his 2 hundredth win, Alexander had solely been charged with 96 losses.
The righty was a three-time pitching Triple Crown winner, a World Collection champ, and received the ERA title 5 occasions. He received 30 video games 3 times.
When Grove picked up his 2 hundredth win, he had solely misplaced 83 video games.
He completed his 17-year profession with an excellent 300 wins and 141 losses.
Grove, a member of MLB’s All-Century crew, pitched for the Athletics (then positioned in Philly) and the Purple Sox, incomes an MVP Award in 1931.
The Maryland native was a two-time World Collection winner and six-time All-Star.
Edward Charles “Whitey” Ford spent his complete 16-year MLB profession in pinstripes.
The Corridor of Fame lefty went 236-106 for the New York Yankees, hitting 200 wins with simply 79 losses.
Ford, often known as “The Chairman of the Board,” was a six-time World Collection winner, a World Collection MVP, and a 10-time All-Star who received the Cy Younger in 1961.
The Yankees retired the New York native’s No. 16 in 1974.
Marichal was 200-97 on the time of his milestone win. Over his 16-year Corridor of Fame profession, the righty went 243-149 with a 2.89 ERA. The ten-time All-Star nicknamed “The Dominican Dandy” threw a no-hitter in 1963 and had his No. 27 retired by the San Francisco Giants.
Pedro “Tip his cap and name the Yankees his daddy” Martinez was additionally 200-97 on the time of his milestone victory. He received 19 extra video games — however solely recorded three extra Ls — to cap off a Corridor of Fame 18-year profession with the Dodgers, Expos, Purple Sox — who retired his No. 45 — Mets, and Phillies. Martinez, among the best pitchers of his era, received three Cy Younger awards, a World Collection title in 2004, and earned eight All-Star nods. He struck out 3,154 batters and pitched to a 2.93 ERA.