His streak of 21 consecutive batters retired included 11 strikeouts. In an Indians starting rotation that was supposed to be a strength of the team but has instead been one of its weaknesses, Salazar has stood out. He is 4-1 with a 3.27 ERA. In his last three starts, he has pitched 20 innings and has 27 strikeouts and no walks. Also over his last three starts, he has retired 28 of the 29 batters he's faced, 14 of them on strikeouts. He has pitched 24 consecutive innings without walking a batter.