Felipe Vazquez Named N.L. Reliever Of The Month

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By 93.7 The Fan

PITTSBURGH (93.7 The Fan) - Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez has been named the National League’s Reliever of the Month.

The All-Star recorded three saves during 10 appearances for the Bucs with 11 strikesouts allowing only four hits and one walk in 10.1 innings of work in August.

It is the first time Vazquez has won the award and the fourth Pirates closer to do so since the debut of the award in 2005.

Vazquez posted an 0.87 ERA and batters only hit .125 against.

Your N.L. Reliever of the Month of August!-- 3-0-- 3 Saves-- 11 K in 10.1ip-- 0.87 ERA-- .125 Average againstCongrats @F_Vazquez73. #Nightmare pic.twitter.com/6A5Z1DHIqT

— Pirates (@Pirates) September 3, 2019

The Yankees Aroldis Chapman was the American League’s reliever of the month and is now tied with Edwin Diaz for the most in history with five.

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