2000 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS (BRAVES)
Highlights & Notables > 2000
Named National League Pitcher of the Year by The Sporting News and finished second in the Cy Young Award voting to Arizona's Randy Johnson.
Led the majors with 21 wins, marking the fifth time in his career he has won 20 games in a season ... Tied with Roger Clemens among active pitchers for most 20-win seasons.
Became the 33rd major league pitcher since 1900 to win at least 20 games in a season five times ... His 20 wins marked the 11th time (by five pitchers) in Atlanta's history and the 84th time in Braves franchise history that a pitcher has won 20 or more games ... A total of 32 pitchers have done it in franchise history, with Warren Spahn the leader with 13, Kid Nichols second with 10 and Glavine third.
Started the season 5-0 with a 1.73 ERA in his first seven games.
Was selected the National League's Player of the Week for the week of April 24th-April 30th ... During that week, he was 2-0 with an 0.53 ERA ... In 17.0 innings, he allowed six hits and struck out 15.
Picked up his 200th career win on July 30th vs. Houston, beating the Astros, 6-3 ... Became the 96th pitcher in major league history to reach that plateau.
Named to the NL All-Star team ... Hurled 1.0 scoreless inning in his hometown of Atlanta.
Beat the Expos, 6-0, at Montreal on September 25th for his 20th win of the season and his 20th career shutout.
Suffered the loss in Game Two of the NLDS, 10-4, pitching 2.1 innings, allowing six hits, seven runs, all earned, with one walk and two strikeouts
Marked the second shortest start of his post-season career (1.0 inning start in Game Six of 1992 NLCS vs. Pittsburgh).