TODAY’S SPORTS STATS-June 22, 2017

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Brewers reliever Corey Knebel on June 22 set a new record by recording a strikeout in his 38th straight game to start a season by a relief pitcher.

The all-time record for most consecutive games with a strikeout by a reliever is 49 games by Aroldis Chapman. Knebel is currently tied for second place behind Chapman (with Bruce Sutter) with 39 consecutive games with at least one strikeout by a reliever.

The MLB record for most consecutive games by a pitcher with at least one strikeout is 411 by Tom Seaver. Nolan Ryan is second with 382 games, followed by Curt Schilling with 378 straight games with a strikeout.

 

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