On Tuesday night Kevin McGovern broke his third American Association pitching record. This time he secured the record breaking 56th career win on the mound.
McGovern now owns the league record in career wins, innings pitched (839), and strikeouts (753).
Prior to pitching for Fargo-Moorhead, McGovern spent parts of five seasons with the Winnipeg Goldeyes (2014-19). He is Winnipeg’s all-time strikeouts leader with 479 and is the only pitcher in franchise history with three 100-plus strikeouts seasons (2016-18). McGovern was an American Association All-Star in 2017. He also played for the Lincoln Saltdogs in two seasons from 2014-15.
McGovern currently has a 4-1 record this season in eight starts with 49 strikeouts, which ranks third in the American Association.