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Jacob Joseph Arrieta is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball (MLB). He recently played for the Baltimore Orioles and Chicago Cubs. He won the 2015 National League Cy Young Award, and was a NL All Star in 2016.
Arrieta tosses five unique pitches. He tosses a four-seam fastball, two-seam fastball, slider/shaper, curveball, and a changeup. His fastball midpoints averages around 93– 94 mph, now and then achieving upper-90s mph. He relies on ground balls and swinging strikes.
The Orioles chose Arrieta in the fifth round of the 2007 MLB draft, and he made his major league debut for them in 2010. The Orioles exchanged Arrieta to the Cubs in 2013. In his 2015 Cy Young-winning season, he was the MLB wins pioneer with 22, and pitched a no-hitter; his 0.75 second-half earned run average set an major league record for lowest ERA after the All-Star Break.
Career highlights and awards
The Baltimore Orioles chose Arrieta in the fifth round of the 2007 Major League Baseball draft.
Arrieta made his significant league debut on June 10, 2010, against the New York Yankees at Camden Yards. He pitched six innings, surrendering four hits and three runs, striking out six and winning the success.
In 2013, the Orioles traded Arrieta alongside Pedro Strop to the Chicago Cubs for Scott Feldman and Steve Clevenger. He was optioned to the Iowa Cubs of the Class AAA Pacific Coast League after being obtained.
For the 2014 season, he posted a 10– 5 record with a 2.53 ERA, and in 156 2⁄3 innings he surrendered 114 hits, walked 41, and struck out 167. He came in 9th in voting for the National League Cy Young Award.
Arrieta began Game four of the 2017 NLDS and, after 90 pitches, left in the fourth inning trailing 1– 0. The Cubs and Arrieta lost that game to the Washington Nationals yet won Game Five and proceeded onward to the 2017 NLCS.
Now present 2018, Arrieta agreed to a three-year, $75 million contract with the Philadelphia Phillies. For the season, he was 10–11 with a 3.96 ERA in 17.