Wednesday brings us a jam-packed day of baseball. There’s an extra game on today’s full slate, thanks to a rained out Nationals-Phillies game on Monday. In the first batch of day games, Yankees lefty veteran CC Sabathia notched his 250th win in the series finale win over the Rays while the Reds completed a sweep over the Astros.

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Sabathia reaches 250 wins

Yankees veteran lefty CC Sabathia got his 250th career win as New York completed a three-game sweep over the Rays with a 12-1 victory Wednesday. Sabathia (4-4) pitched one-run ball over six innings, struck out seven and allowed three hits and three walks in the win. Wednesday was Sabathia’s fourth attempt for his 250th victory, and with it, Sabathia became the 14th pitcher in MLB history with 250 wins and 3,000 strikeouts. 

Here are the MLB pitchers who took the fewest games to reach the 250 W/3K mark:

  • Roger Clemens – 487 games
  • Tom Seaver – 490 games
  • Randy Johnson – 497 games
  • Bob Gibson – 519 games
  • Steve Carlton – 530 games
  • Sabathia – 549 games

All, with the exception of Clemens, are Hall of Famers. In Sabathia’s final MLB season, he’s already reached some milestones that will definitely help his path to Cooperstown. In May, he became the 17th pitcher in MLB history, and only the third lefty behind Randy Johnson and Steve Carlton, to join the 3,000-strikeout club.

Gary Sanchez and Gleyber Torres both homered in Wednesday’s win. The Yankees have homered in 22 consecutive games, and are just three shy of the franchise record set in 1941. The MLB record is 27, set by the 2002 Texas Rangers.

Reds walk off, sweep Astros

Reds rookie Nick Senzel singled off Astros closer Roberto Osuna for the game-tying run with two outs in the ninth inning, and left fielder Jesse Winker followed up with an RBI single to score Senzel, and complete a sweep of the reigning AL West champion Astros. Here’s how the sweep suddenly gives Cincinnati a path to NL Central contention.


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