Cliff Lee has now tossed consecutive shutouts (June 16 & 22). According to
baseball-reference.com, the last major league pitcher to do that was ...
Roy Halladay (Sept. 25 & 30, 2009) in his last two starts for the Blue Jays.
Before Halladay, the last pitcher to toss two donuts in a row was ...
wait for it ... Roy Oswalt (Sept. 6 & 11, 2008), as an Astro.
Lee is also halfway to the Phillies' team record of four consecutive shutouts,
and one from becoming just the third Phillies pitcher to toss three in a row.
THREE OR MORE CONSECUTIVE SHUTOUTS BY PHILLIES
|4||Grover Alexander||1911||Sept. 7-13-17-21|
|3||Grover Alexander||1916||Aug. 9-14-18|
|3||Robin Roberts||1950||July 22-25-30|
ALEXANDER'S FOUR CONSECUTIVE SHUTOUTS (1911)
|Sept. 7 (G2)||at Boston Rustlers||1-0||9||1||0||6|
|Sept. 13||Brooklyn Superbas||2-0||9||4||2||8|
|Sept. 17 (G1)||at Cincinnati Reds||6-0||9||5||2||6|
|Sept. 21 (G1)||at Chicago Cubs||4-0||9||4||2||2|