Highlights & Notables > 1989

Along with Mark Langston, Tom led N.L. lefties with four shutouts

Was the youngest Braves' lefty to win 14 games since 21-year-old Wade Blasingame won 16 in 1965

14 victories tied him for 5th among lefties in the N.L

Got off to a 5-0 start before spraining his left ankle at Chicago May 16

Notched first M.L. shutout on April 12 at San Diego, allowing six hits in Braves' 5-0 win

Enjoyed greatest success vs. defending World Champion Dodgers, going 4-0, including two shutouts and three complete games, and not surrendering an earned run in 32.2 innings pitched (after beginning season with career 0-5 record vs. L.A.)