Career 1.000 BA and 1.500 SLG%. Is Dylan Cease the best hitter in Major League history? We're just asking the question.
Dylan Cease of the @whitesox
is the second pitcher in the modern era to strike out 10 or more, allow no more than one hit and also have 3+ hits at the plate in a game.
The other was Catfish Hunter in his perfect game on May 8, 1968.
Grab that baseball! Dylan Cease records his first career @MLB
Dylan Cease: baseball player
(MLB x @Flonase)
Dylan Cease: Professional Hitter
Dylan Cease is the first A.L. pitcher to begin his career 3-for-3 since Boo Ferriss of the Red Sox in 1945. (via STATS) #ChangetheGame
Dylan Cease is 3 for 3---against 3 different pitchers!!
Dylan Cease's 11 strikeouts ties a career high. It is the sixth time a Sox starter has struck out 10-plus in 2021.
#ChangetheGame x #CarryTheFreight
Dylan Cease used Jose Abreu’s bat tonight.
DYLAN CEASE. #PitchersWhoRake
Dylan Cease, 95mph Paint. 🖌️🎨
9th K. [And also 3-3 at the plate]
3 HITS FOR DYLAN CEASE!!!
Dylan Cease is the first AL pitcher with 3 hits in a game since Jarrod Washburn on July 7, 2001.
“I haven’t seen live pitching since my senior year of high school” said Dylan Cease
Dylan Cease is the first #WhiteSox pitcher with 3+ hits at the plate & 10+ strikeouts on the mound since Red Faber 4/15/1915 at St. Louis. Cease & Faber both had 11.
In their first effort to survive without Luis Robert, the White Sox didn’t miss his defense because Dylan Cease rendered it unnecessary. They also didn’t miss his offense because Dylan Cease rendered it unnecessary
Dylan Cease is the 4th pitcher in the Expansion Era (since 1961) with a hit in at least each of his 1st 3 career plate appearances, joining:
2015 Steven Matz
2000-02 T.J. Tucker
1964 Larry Miller (1st 4 PA)
Dylan Cease is the first #WhiteSox pitcher to get 3 hits at the plate before allowing a hit since Ted Lyons 9/19/1925 in game 2 of a doubleheader at Washington.
Lyons got hits in top of 5th, 7th & 9th before Bobby Veach spoiled his no-hit bid with 2 out in bottom of 9th
Dylan Cease is the first #WhiteSox pitcher to collect 3+ hits at the plate and allow fewer since Thornton Lee 4/26/1947 at St. Louis (3 hits for, 2 allowed).
Dylan Cease is the first #WhiteSox pitcher with 3 hits through the 5th inning since Don "World Series Perfect Game" Larsen 9/2/1961 at Washington
#WhiteSox with consecutive starts of 6+ IP, 3 or fewer hits allowed, 0 Runs & 9+ Strikeouts
Dylan Cease Apr 29 & May 4, 2021
Lucas Giolito Aug 20 & 25, 2020
Ed Walsh Aug 7 & 11, 1910**
**relief appearance in between
Sox pitcher Dylan Cease is 3-for-3 against 3 different pitchers in the first 3 at-bats of his MLB career.
People laughed at me when I picked up Dylan Cease in fantasy baseball. Now they’re only laughing because I play fantasy baseball.
The game ended with Dylan Cease having more hits than Danny Mendick, Adam Eaton, Billy Hamilton, Yasmani Grandal, Zack Collins, Yermin Mercedes, Jose Ruiz, and the Cincinnati Reds combined