Cool Facts About Johan Santana

If you needed any additional evidence of why Johan Santana is the best pitcher in the game on a day in, day out basis, here it is.

Johan Santana’s ranks during 2004-09
Victories 87 First
ERA 2.75 First
Winning percentage .690 First
Strikeouts 1,209 First
Opposing batting average .213 First
Presence, Swagger, Class, Attitude – First!

Santana was initially tied in wins with Roy Oswalt at 86, but passed him on Opening Day. Already first going into the 2009 season in the other categories, Santana only widened the lead in his first two starts of 2009.

What a stud!

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