Zac Gallen, the starting pitcher for the Arizona Diamondbacks, finished fifth in the National League CY young race. Miami Marlins pitcher Sandy Alcantara was the unanimous winner. Max Fried, julio Urias and Aaon Nola fisnihed in front of Gallen. He had 45 points, three second-place votes, and five third-place votes.
A league-leading WHIP, hits/9, and a 158 ERA+ earn #Dbacks’ Zac Gallen 8 Cy Young Award votes, good for 5th place.
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— D-backs facts & stats (@dbaxfax) November 17, 2022
The Diamondbacks ace had a terrific season in 2022. Gallen set career bests in innings pitched, wins, ERA, and just about every major pitching category. In addition, he had a franchise record 44 1/3 scoreless innings streak.
Gallen finished with a 12-4 record with 2.54 EAR in 184 innings pitched; he struck out 192 batters and had a WHIP of 0.913. Gallen led the National League in WHIP and finished seventh in ERA. The starting pitcher won a Pitcher of the Month award when he went 5-1 for the month.
Zac Gallen had a fantastic season; hopefully, he can carry it into next season and help the Diamondbacks start to win more games.
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