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KKing (playing cards, chess)
KBlack (in CMYK color space)
KKindergarten (as in K-12)
KKelvin (thermodynamic temperature scale)
KKosher (symbol on food labels)
KKilo- (thousand)
KKalium (Potassium)
KOK/Okay
KSpecial K (cereal)
KOver (logging abbreviation)
KQue (Spanish)
KKnowledge
KContract
KKritik (German: critique)
KKiller (type of white blood cell)
KOkay
KCapital (economics)
KK-Mart (store)
KCarrying Capacity (population studies)
KKerry (Irish car registration)
KCologne (auto license plate)
KKey Generator
KKnot
KKirby
KEastern Ontario (postal code designation, Canada)
KKompressor (band)
KKappa (receptor)
KKicker (football)
KKarat
KConductivity
KCurvature
KLysine (amino acid)
KPermeability (physics)
KCathode (electronics)
KKetamine (animal tranquilizer/disassociative)
KKilobyte
KStrikeout
KKorpus (Russian, building; used in postal addresses)
KKnit Stitch
KKerrang! (British Magazine and TV Channel)
KPhylloquinone (vitamin)
KK Language (Unix-Based programming language)
KKell Blood Group
KKey/Black (printing ink in CMYK model)
KBoltzman Constant
KCoefficient of Thermal Conductivity
KKilohm (unit of electrical resistance; also seen as Kiloohm)
KKiloohm (resistor; electronics schematics)
KLudwig von Köchel (publisher of catalog of the works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)
KKlebsiella Pneumoniae Serotype
KFederal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Texas (designates original point of circulation of a dollar bill)
KKeratometric Reading (contact lens fitting term)
KKellogg's Corp (stock symbol)
KConfidential Cryptographic (TMINS)
KUS Offices in China Stamp (Scott Catalogue prefix; philately)
KTanker Aircraft Designation (US military, as in KC-10)
KWreck Less Than $50 Damage (Alabama Public Safety radio code)
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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.