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Springer, a hard-throwing right-hander from Grant Parish, set the SEC strikeout-per-nine-innings record (14.5) as a freshman at LSU.
Following years of strikeouts, Advanced Micro Devices scores a solid double.
His 133 strikeouts and 1.090 WHIP were career bests.
There's only one other instance of two four-strikeout games in a World Series, when the Yankees' Mickey Mantle and Joe Collins did it in 1953 against the Dodgers.
This season there were more strikeouts (an all-time record) and home runs (an all-time record), but also more pitching changes (an all-time record rate) and fewer balls hit into play.
In that first trio of outings, Peters has 18 strikeouts in 18 innings, averaging six per start.
His clutch performance Monday out of the bullpen improved his record to 3-1 with a 1.47 ERA with 41 strikeouts and six walks in 36 2/3 innings.
New York wound up prevailing 8-4, largely because its relievers combined for 8 2/3 innings, 13 strikeouts, and only one run allowed, while their Twins counterparts ceded four runs on six hits.
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their joint venture in Las Vegas struck out, and they hurriedly dissolved the partnership
struck out all references to indecent matters
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Cubs manager Joe Maddon was ejected in the eighth for arguing that Curtis Granderson struck out when it was called a foul ball.
Conyers, who struck out a school record 313 batters in four years at El Cap, was a hitter-pitcher in his early days at USD.
The Reds weren’t able to put much of a scare into Cubs starter Jon Lester, who struck out seven in five scoreless innings.
Charlie Culberson hit a two-out homer in the bottom half off winner Chris Devenski, who then struck out Yasiel Puig in a nine-pitch at-bat.
Casey’ fans is the location that inspired the fictional Mudville where Casey strikes out.
Adams, meanwhile, struck out with JoJo Fletcher on The Bachelorette last year.
The Brewers were an all-or-nothing, home-run reliant team that struck out far too often, setting a major-league record for whiffs (1,571) for the second consecutive season.
Into and out of a jam in the eighth, back for the ninth, striking out Ramírez a second time to close it.
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Synonymsbomb, collapse, crater, flame out, flop, flunk, fold, founder, miss, fail, tank, wash out
Antonymsclick, come off, deliver, go, go over, pan out, succeed, work out
Related Wordsflounder, struggle; decline, sink, skid, slip, slump, wane; crash, crumble, miscarry, misfire; go under; implode, self-destruct
Near Antonymscook, flourish, prosper, thrive; prevail, triumph, win
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