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became the 10th pitcher in MLB history to post eight 200-strikeout seasons, joining Nolan Ryan (15), Randy Johnson (13), Roger Clemens (12), Tom Seaver (10), Pedro Martinez (9), Bob Gibson (9), Bert Blyleven (8), Steve Carlton (8) and Gaylord Perry (8)...combined with Gerrit Cole (276 SO) to post 566 strikeouts, the most by a duo in a single season in Astros history (previously 503 strikeouts by Nolan Ryan and Mike Scott in 1987)..became the second duo of pitchers to top 270 strikeouts apiece in the same season, joining Randy Johnson and Curt Schilling, who did so in 20..a single-season franchise record for WHIP (0.90), topping Mike Scott's 0.92 WHIP set in 1986...marked the fifth-best WHIP by a pitcher 35 years or older all-time, behind Randy Johnson (0.90 in 2004 at 40), Babe Adams (0.90 in 1919 at 37) and Cy Young (0.89 in 1908 at 41; 0.87 in 1905 at 38)..set single-season franchise records for opponent on-base percentage (.242) and strikeout to walk ratio (7.84)...reached 34 starts for the fifth time in his career (2009, 2011, 2013, 2016), and fell one start shy of his career-high of 35 set in 2009...recorded his 200th-career Major League win on Aug.

ranked among the top AL pitchers in quality starts (T-1st, 23), strikeouts (6th, 219), innings pitched (3rd, 206.0), opponent batting average (4th, .221), strikeouts per 9.0 innings (8th, 9.57) and ERA (8th)...ranked second in MLB in pitches per game (107.0), behind Chris Sale (107.1)...posted an average fastball velocity of 95.2 miles per hour (per Fangraphs, 4th in the AL)..not thrown that consistently hard since the 2010 season (96.1 mph)..on an incredible run starting at the beginning of July..his last 16 starts (since July 8), went 10-3 with a 1.92 ERA (23ER/108IP), 127 strikeouts and a .173 opponent batting average...14 of those 16 starts were quality starts..that span, ranked second in the AL in ERA, second in innings pitched and first in opponent batting average..five starts with the Astros to end the regular season...finished the month of September with a 5-0 record and a 1.06 ERA..Elias, since 1913 (the first year earned runs were kept in both leagues) only four other pitchers went 5-0 or better with an ERA below 2.00 in the month of September after being acquired from another team: LHP Art Nehf in 1919 (5-0, 1.36 ERA for the Giants), RHP Doyle Alexander in 1987 (5-0, 0.71 ERA for the Tigers), RHP Randy Johnson in 1998 (5-0, 1.41 ERA for the Astros) and RHP Doug Fister in 2011 (5-0, 0.53 ERA for the Tigers)...finished the season on a season-long, six-game winning streak (Aug. 27)..his longest winning streak since a career-long 12-game streak from July 21-Sept.moved into fourth-place all-time in MLB history in postseason wins (13), behind Andy Pettitte (19), John Smoltz (15) and Tom Glavine (14)..moved up to sixth all-time in postseason starts (24) and fourth in postseason strikeouts (167)...earned his 12th-career postseason victory in Game 1 of the ALDS vs.CLE, pitching Houston to a 7-2 win over the Indians at Minute Maid Park in..up 2 runs on 2 hits over 5.1 innings pitched, striking out 7 with 2 walks...improved to 7-0 with a 2.38 ERA (17ER/64.1IP) in 11 career games in the Division Series, tying John Smoltz and Andy Pettitte for the most Division Series wins in MLB history...pitched Houston to a 7-2 win at Fenway Park in Game 1 of the ALCS...allowed two runs on two hits over 6.0 innings pitched ...walked four batters, tying his postseason single-game career-high (also 2006 ALDS Game 2 vs. OAK)..his third consecutive victory in the League Championship Series...became the first pitcher to record a win in 3 consecutive LCS starts since Roy Oswalt (2005-10)..the loss in Game 5 of the ALCS vs.NYY..the 14th postseason complete game with 13 strikeouts in the Majors since 1903..was RHP Tim Lincecum in Game 1 of the 2010 NLDS..a new personal postseason single game-high with 13 strikeouts..his fifth game of 11-or-more strikeouts in his postseason career, breaking a tie with LHP Randy Johnson for the most such games in postseason history…124 pitches were the most in a postseason game since LHP Dallas Keuchel threw 124 in Game 3 of the 2015 ALDS vs.KC..Houston to a 7-1 win, tossing 7.0 scoreless innings and allowing five hits and one walk with eight strikeouts in Game 6 of the ALCS vs.

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struck out seven batters on 118 pitches, reaching 2,500 career strikeouts...struck out Shohei Ohtani for his 2,500th career strikeout...