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Best Postseason Starting Pitchers In MLB History

9. Orel Hershiser

22 G (18 GS) 8-3, 2.59 ERA, 132.0 IP, 10.4 K/9

Hershiser is mostly known for his 1988 postseason performance in which he took home both the NLCS and World Series MVP Awards.

Just three days after his last start and two days after recording a save, the righty shut out the Mets in Game 7 of the NLCS but wasn’t quite finished.

In the World Series against the Oakland Athletics, Hershiser tossed two complete games (one shutout) while allowing just two earned runs. Overall, he tossed 42.2 innings in just 19 days and permitted only seven runs to score without surrendering a home run.

Though he was known for his dominance in Los Angeles, Hershiser also found success with Cleveland by going 5-1 in the 1995 playoffs including yet another MVP performance in the ALCS.