Tip of the Cap to Millwood’s 2-Hitter
Mariners starting pitcher Kevin Millwood tossed a 2-hit shutout tonight vs. the Colorado Rockies at hitter friendly Coors Field. Here are some fun facts about Millwood’s shutout:
- Tossed his 6th career shutout (in his 423rd career start), but first since Aug. 1, 2003 vs. San Diego (pitching for Philadelphia)…that’s a span of 3,213 days between shutouts (8 years, 291 days).
- Threw his 22nd career complete game, first since a CG loss Aug. 21, 2010 at Seattle (pitching for Baltimore).
- Became the 9th opposing pitcher (10th time) to throw a CG shutout vs. the Rockies at Coors Field…the 19th pitcher (20th time) to throw a CG shutout at Coors Field.
- Became the 4th-oldest Mariners pitcher to throw a shutout at 37 years, 146 days. Jamie Moyer had 3 shutouts with Seattle at age 37 or older, including June 2, 2006 vs. Kansas City at 43 years, 196 days.