This date in Kernels alumni history – August 15, 1992 – Butch Henry (Cedar Rapids Reds – 1988)
On August 15, 1992, Butch Henry (Cedar Rapids Reds – 1988) pitched a complete game shutout to lead the Houston Astros to a 5-0 win over the Chicago Cubs. Henry struck out 8 hitters while allowing 8 hits in the win.
Butch Henry posted a 33-33 record with 7 saves and a 3.83 ERA during his 7 year MLB career pitching for the Houston Astros, Colorado Rockies, Montreal Expos, Boston Red Sox and Seattle Mariners.
Butch Henry was a member of the 1988 Midwest League Champion Cedar Rapids Reds squad. Henry posted a 16-2 mark with a ERA of 2.26 while striking out 163 in 27 starts for the Reds.