The John Lackey Report

by Bill Chuck on October 16, 2013

John Lackey was simply brilliant last night as he bested Justin Verlander and the Tigers, 1-0. Lackey allowed four hits in 6.2 innings, striking out eight and walked no one as Boston took a 2-1 lead in the LCS.

Nine to Know

  1. In 2013, John Lackey did not have one reg season game in which he allowed no runs.
  2. Lackey did have two games in 2013 in which he allowed no EARNED runs but this was his first allowing no runs since July 9, 2011.
  3. Last night, Lackey threw 97 pitches, 66 for strikes.
  4. He tossed 24 first-pitch strikes.
  5. He mixed his pitches well with 47 fastballs, 30 cutters, and 20 curves.
  6. Lackey threw 18 of 20 curves for strikes, 32 of 47 fastballs for strikes, and 16 of 30 cutters for strikes.
  7. Batters swung at 51 pitches and missed 16.
  8. In 36 PA this season with a runner on third and less than two outs, Lackey had four whiffs; last night he picked up number five.
  9. Lackey has three 1-0 wins in his regular season career.
Rk Date Tm Opp Rslt  App,Dec IP H BB SO Pit Str
1 2004-05-07 ANA TBD W 1-0 SHO9 ,W 9.0 3 1 3 107 73
2 2008-06-29 LAA LAD W 1-0 GS-9 ,W 8.2 3 2 9 120 79
3 2009-07-19 LAA OAK W 1-0 GS-9 ,W 9.0 3 1 6 102 64
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 10/16/2013.

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