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Also, his strikeout-to-walk ratio — fabulous for most of the season — noticeably dipped when hitters saw him for the third time.
Kershaw spotted a curveball to ice outfielder Marwin Gonzalez for one strikeout in the third inning.
Verlander pitched another gem for the Astros, setting a postseason career best for strikeouts and allowing five hits in his second career complete game in the postseason.
Jackson, standing at the other end of a clubhouse hallway as the late-night celebration wound down, said the message also applied to Judge, who shattered the record for strikeouts in a playoff series.
Frazier finished the series 4-for-17 with a double, an RBI, two walks and five strikeouts with three runs scored.
Miley allowed four runs on six hits with three walks and four strikeouts in 5 2/3 innings before he was relieved by Miguel Castro.
Peters whiffed eight to equal Fernandez’s team record for most strikeouts by a Marlins pitcher in his big-league debut.
Wood struggled in his only other start this season -- giving up three runs and four hits with seven strikeouts in 4-2/3 innings of Game 4 in the National League Championship Series with the Chicago Cubs.
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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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Right-hander Kirby Yates, who struck out nearly 14 hitters per nine innings in 2017, is one such candidate.
Alas, Hoffman was unable to break Beck's record: Houston's Moises Alou, who had struck out to end the record-tying game, homered on his first pitch the following night, the only save Hoffman blew all season.
And maybe that's particularly dangerous for a guy who strikes out as often as Judge: 208 times this season, tied for the sixth highest of all time.
Tucked into an obscure package of bills that modernizes the 1913 statute creating the Michigan Historical Commission is a passage that strikes out a reference to Michiganians in favor of Michiganders.
In the eighth, Luke Gregerson gave up a leadoff single to Charlie Culberson and walked Justin Turner with two outs, and was lifted for lefthander Francisco Liriano, who struck out Cody Bellinger to end the inning.
Charlie Culberson hit a two-out homer in the bottom half off winner Chris Devenski, who then struck out Yasiel Puig in a tense nine-pitch at-bat.
Yankees manager Joe Girardi opted to continue with Sabathia, who struck out the first batter of the inning before giving up four singles and two runs.
Early on, the baseball experts tabbed him as someone who struck out too much, so Rhys became more selective.
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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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