10: Consecutive starts lost by Jay’s Sanchez, 4 from record-FRI0719

ON THIS POST: TORONTO’S AARON SANCHEZ 14TH PITCHER TO LOSE 10 CONSECUTIVE STARTS

  • List of 14 to lose 10 straight starts includes 3 Hall of Fame pitchers

  • 9 pitchers lost 10 straight starts in 1 season; their season, career records

  • Highest ERA during streak of consecutive starts lost

  • Notable numbers: Stephen Strasburg’s franchise record — batting

  • Run differential leaders, trailers

  • Milestones, history, birthdays


BATTER UP

Facts & figures from around

Major League Baseball


10

Toronto RHP Aaron Sanchez

is 14th pitcher in MLB history to lose 10 or more consecutive starts

3

Times a pitcher has lost 10 straight starts since 1987; 10 of the 10-plus loss streaks came before 1950


14

Chuck Stobbs lost 14 straight for Senators in 1956-57; 10 streaks of 10-plus losses were in single season

10-PLUS CONSECUTIVE LOSSES
NO PLAYER YR(S) ERA
14 Chuck Stobbs 1956-57 6.45
13 Mike Boddicker 1987-88 5.61
13 Lum Harris 1943 5.25
12 Bobo Newsom 1945 4.97
12 Hugh Mulcahy 1940 4.9
12 Roy Moore 1920 5.79
12 Rube Marquard 1914 4.14
11 Red Ruffing 1929 4.66
11 Rollie Naylor 1920 3.45
10 Aaron Sanchez 2019 9.4
10 Kevin Slowey 2011-13 6.16
10 Dick Weik 1949 7.21
10 Early Wynn 1942 8.43
10 Al Mamaux 1916-17 5.07

3-14, 6.26

2019 record, ERA for Aaron Sanchez in 21 starts for Blue Jays with 15 HRs allowed and 63 walks

15-2, 3.00

2016 record, ERA for Aaron Sanchez in 30 starts for Blue Jays with 15 HRs allowed and 59 walks

3

Hall of Fame pitchers who lost 10 straight starts in careers: Early Wynn, Rube Marquard, Red Ruffing

9

4 of the 9 pitchers who lost 10-plus starts in a row in a single season finished with double-digit wins

HOW THEY FINISHED, CAREER MARKS
NO PITCHER YR REC ERA CAR
13 Lum Harris 43 7-21 4.20 35-63
12 Bobo Newsom 45 8-20 3.29 211-222
12 Hugh Mulcahy 40 13-22 3.60 45-89
12 Roy Moore 20 1-13 4.68 11-26
12 Rube Marquard 14 12-22 3.06 201-177
11 Red Ruffing 29 9-22 4.86 273-225
11 Rollie Naylor 20 10-23 3.48 42-83
10 Dick Weik 49 3-12 5.38 6-22
10 Early Wynn 42 10-16 5.12 300-244

9.40

Sanchez has highest ERA

during streak of the 14 players

with 10-plus losses in a row


ERA during consecutive loss streak


NOTABLE NUMBERS

5

Stephen Strasburg had 3-run HR among 3 hits and set Nationals franchise record with 5 RBI

  • 8, 3: Hits, runs Strasburg allowed on the mound

  • 12-4: Strasburg record after 13-4 win vs. Braves

14

Boston’s LHP Chris Sale got

his 1st victory at Fenway Park

in 14 starts since July 11, 2018

  • 12: Sale (4-9) struck out 12 Jays in 6 innings

  • 11: Games in 2019 that Sale has fanned 10 or more

12-1

Indians’ 2019 record vs. Tigers, including 11 straight victories after

4-game sweep in Cleveland


Best run differential in 2019


Worst run differential in 2019


MILESTONE TRACKER

2,000

Boston’s Chris Sale now needs

39 strikeouts to reach 2,000;

he has 172 Ks in 2019, 3rd in AL

1,955

Sale passed teammate David Price, who takes 1,955 Ks into

July 19 start vs. Baltimore


IT HAPPENED ON THIS DATE

July 19, 1910

Cy Young notched 500th win

(of 511 in his career)

as Indians beat Senators

1974

Dick Bosman pitched 13th

no-hitter in Cleveland history, beating Oakland 4-0

1989

Joe Carter had 4th 3-HR

game to tie AL record of Lou Gehrig; Carter hit 5 in career


BORN ON THIS DATE

11

Players born on July 19 who

have appeared in 650-plus

MLB games since 1900

  • 2,030: Phil Cavarretta, 1916 (1934-55)

  • 1,456: David Segui, 1966 (1990-04)

  • 1,407: Bob Meusel, 1896 (1920-30)

  • 1,162: Mark Koenig, 1904 (1925-36)

  • 1,108: Preston Wilson, 1974 (1998-07)

  • 1,091: Jackie Hays, 1906 (1927-40)

  • 1,034: Billy Gardner, 1927 (1954-63)

  • 907: Yorvit Torrealba, 1978 (2001-13)

  • 738: Mark Carreon, 1963 (1987-96)

  • 710: Yan Gomes, 1987 (2012-)

  • 651: Rick Ankiel, 1979 (1999-13)


July 19 birthday leaders: HRs


Sources: mlb.com; baseball-reference.com; todayinbaseballhistory.com