This marks the third time this season Cole has received the American League Pitcher of the Month Award. The right-hander recorded a 1.07 ERA over six starts in September for the AL West champions, striking out at least 10 batters in each outing. He set a Major League record Sunday, collecting double-digit K's in his ninth consecutive start.
As for Flaherty, he earns the National League Pitcher of the Month Award for the second straight month. The righty notched a 0.82 ERA with 53 strikeouts over 44 innings spanning six September starts, putting the finishing touches on a brilliant second half as he helped the Cardinals clinch the NL Central title.