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After 112 batters and 51 strikeouts, Dodgers' Jansen issues first walk of 2017
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Jansen struck out an MLB record 51 batters before issuing his first walk

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Kluber records double-digit strikeouts in 3rd straight game
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Klubot is on quite the roll. The Cleveland Indians ace continued his masterful stretch on Saturday against the Minnesota Twins, combining to a season high 13 strikeouts in seven innings. With the performance, and for the second time in his impressive career, Corey Kluber has amassed double-digit strikeouts in his third straight start. Kluber can […]

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Tebow ends 1st half of his 1st pro season with 3 strikeouts
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) Tim Tebow’s first half of his first professional baseball season is complete. The former Heisman Trophy winner appears to have made progress with the New York Mets Class A affiliate.

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MLB: Nationals ace Scherzer reaches 2,000 career strikeouts
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Max Scherzer recorded the 2,000th punchout of his illustrious career as the Washington Nationals lost in MLB on Sunday.

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Scherzer overtakes Kershaw as 3rd-fastest to 2,000 strikeouts
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No. 2,000 is classic @Max_Scherzer. *Hitters around @MLB nod their heads.* https://t.co/qQWGLOEIgC pic.twitter.com/8qtheP08qE — MLB (@MLB) June 11, 2017 Washington Nationals starter Max Scherzer reached illustrious pitching territory Sunday against the Texas Rangers as his fourth-inning strikeout of Nomar Mazara was the 2,000th strikeout of the reigning Cy Young winner's 10-year career. Only Hall of […]

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MLB's inaction problem: Strikeouts, time of game on pace for record highs
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Dee Gordon, all 5-11, 170 pounds of him, feels like a dinosaur. It has nothing to do with his size. The Miami Marlins second baseman looks at the way offense is evolving in baseball and wonders how long there will be a place for a speedy slap hitter like him. Strikeouts, walks and home runs […]

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Kershaw becomes 3rd-fastest to reach 2,000 strikeouts
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Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw recorded his 2,000th career strikeout Friday night against Milwaukee Brewers second baseman Jonathan Villar in the second inning at Miller Park. Kershaw blew a 94-mph fastball by Villar to reach the milestone. ¡2.000 PONCHES! @ClaytonKersh22 acaba de alcanzar esa cifra en su carrera en #LasMayores. ¡Felicitaciones! #LosDodgers pic.twitter.com/W11CbRICme — […]

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Clayton Kershaw passes 2,000 career strikeouts and he's nowhere near done
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Clayton Kershaw added yet another milestone to his storied career on Friday, becoming the second or third-fastest pitcher in MLB history to notch 2,000 strikeouts, depending on which stat you prefer. The Los Angeles Dodgers ace reached the milestone in 277 games. Only Randy Johnson (262 games) got there faster in terms of games pitched. In […]

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Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen sets MLB record for strikeouts without a walk
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After Brewers closer Corey Knebel blew a save to spoil a stellar outing by Jimmy Nelson, Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen was put in a position to set a new MLB record. Jansen worked the final two innings of the Dodgers' 2-1 victory and struck out four batters to get the win in the 12-inning affair […]

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Masahiro Tanaka loses but snaps slump by posting career high in strikeouts
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A collective sigh of relief emanated from Yankee Stadium on Friday night. That’s where Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka snapped out of a dreadful two-start slump with one of the most dominant outings in his MLB career, striking out a career high 13 over 7 1/3 innings against the Oakland Athletics. Unfortunately, it wasn’t a perfect […]

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Red Sox tie record for most strikeouts in a game after ump's bad call
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Prior to Thursday, you could count the amount of times a team notched 20 strikeouts in a single game on one hand. Unless you’re Antonio Alfonseca or the guy from “The Princess Bride,” that’s no longer possible thanks to the Boston Red Sox and some bad umpiring. [Fantasy Football is open! Sign up now] Entering the […]

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Sale falls 4 strikeouts short of MLB record
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Chris Sale was less than a handful of punchouts away from standing alone in the record books. The Boston Red Sox starter entered Wednesday's game against the Texas Rangers looking for his ninth consecutive start with 10 or more strikeouts. After throwing 97 pitches in the contest, however, he was pulled after 7 1/3 innings […]

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