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A least-squares regression of strikeouts against home runs shows that the relationship is characterized by the equation Strikeouts = 1.9 x Home Runs + 71.
Finished 4-0 with a 4.04 ERA (35.2IP/16ER) and 51 strikeouts in six starts during May -- according to the Elias Sports Bureau, it marked only the fourth time a Tigers pitcher posted an unbeaten record with at least four wins and 50 strikeouts during a calendar month, In doing so, he joined Jack Morris (August of 1983) and Justin Verlander (May of 2009 and June of 2011) in accomplishing the feat.
Since 1900 only three major league pitchers have pitched more than 20 innings in a season without recording a strikeout: Left hander Leo Townsend of the 1920 Boston Braves led the group with 24 1/3 innings and no strikeouts, followed by left hander Stan Baumgartner of the 1926 Philadelphia Athletics and right hander Aloysius "Wish" Egan of the 1902 Detroit Tigers, both of whom worked 22 1/3 innings without recording a strikeout.
He also had three strikeouts in three of those innings, including the ninth.
The fact that the Dodgers (known at the time as the Robins, after manager Wilbert Robinson) had the National League's top two strikeout pitchers goes a long way to explaining how Brooklyn was suddenly competitive in 1924, finishing second with a 92-62 record, a game-and-a-half behind the New York Giants, after coming home sixth with a 76-78 record each of the two previous years.
"This has made it a prime time to run Operation Strikeout and our success so far shows it is working with excellent results
The Dogs' pitchers dished out 13 strikeouts and retired twelve straight batters to end the game.
"It means she's done a great job being consistent,'' Gemme said of Roy's 900th strikeout. "She's not that pitcher that throws 65 miles per hour and blows everybody away.
My recollection is that James began trying to measure the performance of starters after Roger Clemens's 20-strikeout, three-hit, one-run performance versus the Seattle Mariners in 1986, a record for strikeouts in nine innings which has subsequently been tied but not surpassed.
She said the instant impact of Strikeout had seen crime drop by 12 per cent, and further reductions are expected throughout the month-long campaign.
A few years ago when Chris Sale recorded his 1,500th strikeout, it was reported that no pitcher had ever reached 1,500 strikeouts in fewer innings.
However, Detmers battled his way back and got a strikeout to leave the runners put.