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2017 MLB season: 14 statistics to sum it up, from Stanton to Sale to strikeouts
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While the 2017 Major League Baseball season ended mostly with a whimper on Sunday – no 60th home run for Giancarlo Stanton, no pennant-race tension – the year was a remarkable one on many levels. Here's 14 statistics that sum up the just-concluded regular season: 0 — Times Arizona Diamondbacks'

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Chris Sale becomes first AL pitcher to record 300 strikeouts since 1999
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Boston Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale reached a significant single-season milestone on Wednesday, recording his 300th strikeout in a 9-0 win against the Baltimore Orioles. In doing so, Sale notched the 35th 300 strikeout season in MLB history and became the first American League pitcher to reach that milestone since Pedro Martinez — also with […]

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Kershaw hurls 7 strikeouts over 6 shutout innings in 1st start since July
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Like clockwork. Clayton Kershaw evidently did not miss a single beat in his lengthy absence from the mound. The Los Angeles Dodgers ace made his first start for the club since leaving his last appearance on July 23 after two innings with back tightness, and he didn’t disappoint. Kershaw tossed six scoreless innings and fanned […]

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Trio of Top Sox Pitching Prospects Dominate with Zeros and Strikeouts
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Today's News Prospect Watch Right-handers Michael Kopech, Alec Hansen and Lucas Giolito (pictured left to right above) all rose to the occasion last night in White Sox minor-league action. Kopech tossed seven strong innings to earn his eighth win for Class AA Birmingham in the Barons' 2–1 victory

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Folty records career-high 11 strikeouts
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Mike Foltynewicz has realized his preseason goal to harness his emotions and end his tendency to be adversely affected by inevitable adversity. As the Braves right-hander has matured and firmly established himself as a legit frontline starter, he has also shown fortitude while not allowing a bad start to influence his next outing.

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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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