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New York Yankees Fans Go Wild as $324 Million “Future Hall of Famer” Achieves another Remarkable Figure

Published 05/24/2023, 10:56 AM EDT

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The New York Yankees have done well in the last few games. A fair share of this success goes to the pitching, which has improved a lot lately. Gerrit Cole has played a crucial role in putting it back in place. Adding more to the positives, Cole has become the newest addition to the list of players with 2,000 or more strikeouts in the history of MLB.

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With this achievement, the 32-year-old now stands at the 86th position in the all-time strikeouts leader list in MLB history. Congratulations are coming from around the MLB world. The Yankees fans have also registered their reaction to this astonishing feat.

Gerrit Cole is the latest addition to the 2000 strikeouts club


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Cole is having a great season so far and has won all the games he has started. The Yankees ace played decent in the last encounter and claimed two strikeouts to move into the elite club. Talkin’ Yanks shared a post on their Twitter account, confirming the achievement. The caption read,  ” 2,000 career strikeouts for Gerrit Cole!”

Meanwhile, Cole is in his 11th MLB season. He made his debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2013. Cole has played 278 games so far and has pitched in over 1717 innings. The right-hand pitcher has an ERA of 3.21 and has claimed 2,000 strikeouts at a WHIP of 1.10. He also holds a brilliant win-loss record of 135-71 at a winning percentage of 0.655.


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In the current season, he has done well. In the 11 games he played, Cole has a win-loss record of 5-0 with a WAR of 2.5. Cole currently has 70 strikeouts to his name at a WHIP of 1.14. With his crucial performances, the player has got love and appreciation from the fans.

Fans term Cole a future Yankees Hall of Famer!

The Brox Bombers fans have come in full appreciation of Gerrit Cole. Many fans claim that he will definitely make it to the 3000 strikeouts list. Others are expecting him to make it to the Hall of Famer. Few have said that Cole will rock this season for the Yankees. Here are a few of the reactions.


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Fans have showered their love for the ace pitcher and want him to continue rising in his career. How many feats will Gerrit Cole achieve? Only time will tell!


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What do you make of this story? Will Gerrit Cole breach the 3000 strikeouts mark? Will he make it to the Hall of Fame? Let us know in the comments below!

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Written by:

Saurabh Saini


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Even after having an engineering background, nothing stopped Saurabh Saini from following his passion and writing about sports. With a sound knowledge of American sports, Saurabh specializes in baseball. Before joining EssentiallySports, Saurabh has written around 800 articles spanning MLB, NFL, and NHL.
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