Mariners strike out 15 times…and win

by Bill Chuck on July 21, 2013

Before you get too excited about Mariners whiffing 15 times last night against Erik Bedard and the Astros and winning, understand that its not that unusual this season.

It been done 25 times this season by 15 different teams

Rk Tm #
1 DET 3
2 ATL 3
3 SEA 2
4 OAK 2
5 MIA 2
6 LAA 2
7 BOS 2
8 ARI 2
9 WSN 1
10 TBR 1
11 SDP 1
12 PIT 1
13 NYM 1
14 HOU 1
15 CHC 1
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 7/21/2013.

However…

While it may not be unusual this season…

It ties the record (set last year) for the most 15+ strikeout winning games in MLB history (at least since 1916)

Nine to Know

Rk Year #
1 2013 25
2 2012 25
3 2011 18
4 2010 18
5 1997 17
6 2009 15
7 2008 14
8 2004 13
9 1999 13
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 7/21/2013.

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