Nola Way

There's something utterly insane about Aaron Nola's 2018 season. And I will tell you: I've had a surprisingly hard time writing about it. I've started and stopped this post a dozen times. I don't know why. In 2018, Aaron Nola was unquestionably one of the best pitchers in the National League. He finished third in the Cy Young voting. He went 17-6 with a 2.37 ERA, he had a fine 224-58 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a superb 0.975 WHIP. It was a breakout season for a brilliant young pitcher whom the Phillies took with the seventh pick back in the 2014 draft. They've been counting on him to lead them into a brighter future. It now seems clear that he's the right guy to do that.

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