Mike Leake is one of the best hitting pitchers in professional baseball and the Arizona State product reminded us of this Tuesday night.
After lacing a double earlier in the game, Leake helped his cause in the bottom of the sixth by cranking an offering from Gerrit Cole into the left field seats.
As fellow Reds fan Nick Kirby notes, Leake has been raking for years.
Between 2010-13, Mike Leake leads all pitchers in AVG (.251), OBP (.283), OPS (.604), OPS+ (63), oWAR (2.8), Hits (57) & Runs (28). #Reds
— Nick Kirby (@Nicholaspkirby) April 16, 2014