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Ultimately, the team couldn’t overcome league-leading strikeouts, the inability to hit in the clutch and cement-handed fielding.
After converting to a sinker, the lower number of strikeouts are by design.
Green danced out of two on, one out damage in the first inning with a pair of strikeouts, keeping the score close enough for the Yankees to come back and win.
The Yankees did it without much help from Judge, who struck out four times in Game 5, and went 1 for 20 (.050) in the series with 16 strikeouts.
Among those nine outs were four of his seven strikeouts.
Four of his six strikeouts came on fastballs, including three swinging in the upper half of the zone.
Peters’ curveball was particularly sharp in those games, with a 25 percent whiff rate and most of his 14 strikeouts in 12 innings.
The rookie right-hander pitched six innings, allowing two runs on three hits with two walks and three strikeouts.
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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.
The walks were not by design, and the Rangers want to see their pitchers strike out more and walk fewer.
But in his other three at-bats, Judge grounded into a double play and struck out twice.
After sweeping the Astros in three games at Yankees Stadium, New York scored just three runs and had 20 hits in the four games at Houston, striking out 48 times.
After bringing his friend's body home, Lefty strikes out on his own to find the killer.
Knebel has the ability to do something most closers find critical – strike out a hitter when needed.
Morin has spent parts of the last four seasons in the Angels bullpen, posting a 4.49 ERA and striking out 154 in 164 1/3 career innings.
Frank Martinez's one-out RBI single made it 4-2, but Kris Goodman and Wilfredo Gimenez struck out.
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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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