George County alum Justin Steele breaking out for Chicago Cubs

Dating back to the 2022 Major League Baseball All-Star Break, no one has a lower earned run average than Chicago Cubs pitcher Justin Steele out of George County High School.

His dominance continued yesterday in a 6-0 win over the San Diego Padres in which the former Rebel went five-and-a-third innings scoreless, lowering his ERA to 1.19 through his first five starts this season, tops in the National League and all the way down to 1.07 dating back to July 22nd.

During that stretch, Steele also has a 1.07 WHIP and is averaging more than 10 strikeouts per nine innings.

He was a fifth-round pick in 2014.

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