Kerry Wood


Max Scherzer, strikeouts 1
A brief history of pitchers with 20 strikeout games Strikeouts are sexy. Well at least according to the Washington Nationals’ star pitcher Max Scherzer. He would know too. On Wednesday night Scherzer struck out 20 Detroit Tigers during a nine-inning game. “Tonight, at the end of the night, was a special night,” Scherzer said. “Because, I mean, the strikeouts are sexy. And to be able to punch out 20 — it’s sexy.” He tied the MLB record for most K’s in a nine-inning game. The only other people to do so are Roger “The Rocket” Clemens, who accomplished the feat […]

Strikeouts are Sexy and Scherzer knows it!


Corey Kluber, gray
Update: May 19, 2015 at 11:45 am PT Corey Kluber made his first start on Monday. Well, it was his first start since his epic 18 strikeout performance. After a very slow start, which you can read about below, the 2014 Cy Young Award winner had everyone wondering if that performance meant that the 2014 Kluber had returned. It turns out that Kluber may have turned the corner from his earlier struggles. He struck out the first five White Sox batters he faced on Monday. He pitched a full nine innings allowing five hits, one run, one walk and struck […]

Update: Which Corey Kluber is the real one?