The Dominican pitcher joined a select group led by Cooperstown Hall of Famers Pedro Martínez and Juan Marichal, as well as historic Latin American leader in wins, Bartolo Colón.
Johnny cueto continues to accumulate achievements within what has been a fruitful career of Big leagues, after he joined the select group of Dominican pitchers during Sunday’s session who have reached two thousand innings worked. With the inclusion of Cueto, the group increases to seven members, being the two most important names on the list, Pedro Martinez Y Juan Marichal.
Marichal is the Dominican pitcher with most innings worked in major league history, when compiling 3,507, they follow him Bartolo Columbus with 3,461.2, Pedro Martinez (2,827.1), Ervin santana (2,461), Pedro Astacio (2,196.2), Joaquin Andújar (2,153) and now Cueto joins the group, after his Sunday outing against St. Louis Cardinals with 2,002.2 innings of labor.
congratulations to @JohnnyCueto for becoming the seventh Dominican Republic-born pitcher in the history of @The majors to reach 2,000 innings pitched in his career. #Let’s go pic.twitter.com/uZRnpHhCHC
– SF Giants (@SFGigantes) July 18, 2021
For the native of San Pedro de Macoris, who is 35 years old and could be in his final year with San Francisco GiantsGiven the sustained results with the team, the feat is a positive point in a season of ups and downs with the team, where he has a 4.01 ERA, 70 strikeouts, 16 walks and an average of transfers and hits per inning pitched (WHIP ) of 1,289.
Among the active Dominican starters at this time, Cueto is second in wins with 134 (Only behind Ervin santana, who accumulates 149 and, of course, occupies the same position in terms of innings thrown.
In his carrer, Johnny cueto He has a 3.44 ERA in 323 games. He has 1,682 strikeouts versus 571 transfers, while his WHIP remains at 1,202. It has a ring of World Series (Kansas City Royals 2015), has been invited to two Star Games (the last in 2016 as a member of the Giants) and has been three times in the top 10 in the vote for the award Cy young of the National League.