DENVER (CBS4) – Colorado Rockies pitcher German Márquez has been voted as the National League Pitcher of the Month of September.

German Marquez (credit: Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Márquez registered a 3-1 record with 48 strikeouts and a 2.14 ERA with five starts in September. This is his first such award this season. He’s also the third pitcher in the Rockies franchise history to earn the award; Shawn Chacon in April of 2003 and Ubaldo Jimenez in April-May of 2010.

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Márquez, 23, has had 221 strikeouts during the 2018 season ahead of Game 163 against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

The previous record was held by Jimenez in 2010.

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