Justin Verlander makes history and enters the top 10 for most strikeouts in the Major Leagues – La Opinion

Justin Verlander makes history and enters the top 10 for most strikeouts in the Major Leagues – La Opinion



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Justin Verlander added to his legacy in Major League history. The right-hander reached 10th place for most strikeouts in the Majors and left Gregg Maddux behind.

Verlander had 9 strikeouts in 6.0 innings of work against the Oakland Athletics. He allowed one earned run, 8 hits, no walks with a total of 99 pitches and earned his third victory of the season.

With the nine strikeouts that Verlander achieved this Friday, the right-hander reached 3,377, leaving Maddux behind with 3,371. Although there is a big difference between both launchers.

Verlander reached 3,377 strikeouts in 3,365.1 innings pitched, while Maddux did so in 5,008.1 innings.

Another pitcher who can surpass Gregg Maddux is Max Scherzer, who has 3,367 for life. Scherzer has not pitched this season due to a recovery from hernia surgery.

The number 9 spot is far away for Verlander. Walter Johnson finished with 3,509, 132 more fans than Verlander.

These are the 10 pitchers with the most strikeouts in Major League history:

Nolan Ryan – 5,714

Randy Johnson – 4,875

Roger Clemens – 4,672

Steve Carlton – 4,136

Bert Blyleven – 3,701

Tom Seaver – 3,640

Don Sutton – 3,574

Gaylord Perry – 3,534

Walter Johnson – 3,509

Justin Verlander – 3,377

Justin Verlander is 3-2 with a 3.60 ERA and 35 strikeouts in 7 appearances this season.

Dodgers fall first in the series against Cincinnati

Jonathan India hit a four-run homer, while Spencer Steer and Stuart Fairchild They also disappeared the ball from the field so that the Reds could bomb the Dodgers.

Dominicans Santiago Espinal and Jeimer Candelario scored once for the Reds.

Dominican Teoscar Hernández and Will Smith each hit a home run and Japan’s Shohei Ohtani added an RBI for the Dodgers.

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