Zac Gallen compiled a perfect 5-0 record with a 0.68 ERA including 44 strikeouts over 40 innings pitched
PHOENIX, Ariz. ( KYMA, KECY-TV ) - Arizona Diamondbacks righthander Zac Gallen earned his first career NL Pitcher of the Month Award and is Arizona’s second consecutive recipient, following his rotation-mate Merrill Kelly. This marks the first time that Arizona has consecutive Pitcher of the Month Awards since Hall of Famer Randy Johnson and Curt Schilling in April-May 2002.
The 27-year-old finished his award-winning month on a 34.1-inning scoreless streak dating back to August 8th, which is the second-longest in franchise history behind Brandon Webb’s 42.0-inning streak in 2007.
American League and National League Players of the Month Presented by Chevrolet
- AL – Alex Bregman, HOU
- NL – Nolan Arenado, STL
American League and National League Pitchers of the Month
- AL – Drew Rasmussen, TB
- NL – Zac Gallen, ARI
American League and National League Rookies of the Month
- AL – George Kirby, SEA
- NL – Michael Harris II, ATL
American League and National League Relievers of the Month
- AL – Emmanuel Clase, CLE
- NL – Edwin Díaz, NYM