Chicago Cubs right-hander Yu Darvish became the very first Japanese pitcher to guide a major league in wins after their closest thing competitor in the Country specific League dropped out regarding contention on Saturday.
Darvish collected his eighth win of the period in Friday after putting seven shutout innings in the Cubs' 10-0 win over the Chicago White Sox. Zach Davies of the San Diego Padres and Atlanta Braves lefty Max Fried are started finish this regular season along with several wins.
Darvish is 8-3 with 93 strikeouts and even a 2. 01 TIME over 12 games in his third season with the particular Cubs, who clinched their particular first National League Key subject in three yrs after the second-place E. Steve Cardinals chop down 3-0 to the Milwaukee Brewers earlier Saturday.
It is usually the first time the 34-year-old Darvish has earned the most wins in virtually any group, including the seven conditions he spent in Asia with the Nippon Ham Competitors.
Davies, who can be 7-4, pitched three innings on Saturday and did not factor in deciding inside the Padres' 6-2 conquer the San Francisco Leaders.
Melted turned his left ankle in his past start on Friday and is poised to surface finish the regular season from 7-0.
The particular 2020 Major Group Baseball regular period, reduced to 60 games due to the coronavirus pandemic, wraps up on Weekend.
Darvish received seven upright games from September 23 to Sept. 4 and even was known as National Addition Pitcher with the Month regarding July together with August. 일본야구 is currently subsequent around the league in PERIOD and tied for other in strikeouts.
He will be as well the first Japanese people pitcher to be a leading prospect for the Cy Small Award recognizing the particular MLB's best pitchers.
Whilst not any Japanese pitcher had brought about a major league throughout wins before, Hideo Nomo led the National Category in strikeouts in 1995 with the Los Angeles Dodgers as well as American Little league in 2001 with typically the Boston Red Sox.
Darvish led the ING around strikeouts in 2013 with the Texas Ranger.