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Published: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 @ 10:09 AM
By: David Jablonski
— Cincinnati Reds starter Sonny Gray passed Nolan Ryan in the record book Tuesday by making his 32nd straight start while allowing six hits or fewer.
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Gray allowed two earned runs on four hits in 6 2/3 innings as the Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 4-2 at Wrigley Field.
Ryan made 31 straight starts with six hits or fewer in the 1991 and 1992 seasons.
Most Consecutive Starts with No More than 6 Hits Allowed— Joel Luckhaupt (@jluckhaupt) September 18, 2019
2018-19 Sonny Gray 32
1991-92 Nolan Ryan 31
1966-71 Marcelino Lopez 30
2018-19 Luis Castillo 29
1984-87 Len Barker 29
Since at least 1908
Gray improved to 11-7 with a 2.80 ERA in 30 starts in his first season with the Reds. His 32-start streak started last season when he was with the New York Yankees.