Sinaluan Julio Urreas He became the youngest Mexican player to reach 20 wins in a major league season, and fourth ever, as he led the Los Angeles Dodgers to an 8-3 win over Milwaukee on Saturday night.
Culiacán southpaw reached the magic record of 20 wins – the only one in the major slams this year – at 25 years and 51 days, to snatch the Mexican mark from Fernando “El Toro” Valenzuela, who did so 39 days before his turn. 26 years 1986 – 25 years 326 days.
Urías (20-3) made 6 1/3 innings by conceding a single-hit and had the run in the first half, walking a pair and seven hits into his 32nd start on the penultimate day of the regular season.
Orillas is the first Mexican to win 20 in a single season since 2003, when Esteban Luisa finished with 21 with the Chicago White Sox.
Another Mexican with 20 victories in a single season is Teo Higuera, also of Sinaloa, who also did so in 1986 – three days after Valenzuela did so – with the MLS Brewers.
Left-hander Urías is the first Dodgers player to have 20 wins in the past seven years, after Clayton Kershaw It will end with 21 in 2014.
Urías finished the season as a Cy Young nominee with a 2.96 ERA, and collected his best single-season numbers in innings with 185.2, tumults with 195 and a WHIP of 1.02.
With the win, the Dodgers fell one game behind the San Francisco Giants, the Western National League leaders, with only one game left on Sunday.
Sonoran Valenzuela was the first Mexican to score 20 wins in a single season, and he did so on September 22, 1986 when the Dodgers defeated the Houston Astros 9-2. After losing on September 27 8-3 to San Francisco, El Toro added the 21-game winning record for Mexicans on October 4 by beating the Giants themselves 2-1.
The second Mexican to record 20 wins was also from Sinaloa Higuera, who did so on September 25, 1986 when the Brewers beat the Baltimore Orioles 9-3. Higuera had another outing that season and lost 2-1 to the Detroit Tigers on October 1.
Higuera did it 45 days before he turned 29.
Luisa of Tijuana was the third Mexican to record 20 victories when the White Sox beat the New York Yankees 9-4 on September 24, 2003 and four days later climbed the hill against the Kansas City Royals to defeat them 5-1 and equal the record for Valenzuela. 21 visits to the Mexicans.
Louisa was 31 years and 267 days old.
Urillas is the only one of the four Mexicans who in his 20 wins will not include completing a match and reaching 200 ATKs.
Valenzuela (21-11 in 34 starts) completed 20 games and hit 242 opponents, Higuera (20-11 in 34 starts) completed 15 games and encouraged 207, while Luisa (21-9 in 34 starts) added one completed game and hit it. 207.
Urías and Loaiza are the only ones not executed, with Higuera on four and Valenzuela on three.
In the past 103 days, Jureas did not know what the league’s major loss would be, after losing for the last time on June 21. He has since gone 11-0 in 17 games, and has received six home runs after allowing 11 in his first 15 games.
Yurias is the second Mexican to need the fewest starts in his career to win 20 games in a season, since he did so in his 70th appearance since making his debut in 2016, behind Higuera, who did so in his 63rd game and only his year. Second in specialties.
Valenzuela claimed his 20th career start at 198, while Luisa needed the most when he was 235.