The 12+ Strikeout Game (the good kind) Report

by Bill Chuck on October 4, 2013

Clayton Kershaw struck out 12 Braves last night as he picked up his first career postseason win.

In might surprise you to learn, that Kershaw only had one 12 strikeout game all regular season. On April 28, Kershaw pitched eight shut out innings and struck out 12 Brewers.

Nine to Know

2013 pitchers with multiple 12+ strikeout games

Rk Player # W L W-L% IP SO
1 Yu Darvish 5 3 0 1.000 38.1 71
2 Chris Sale 4 2 1 .667 31.2 51
3 Justin Verlander 3 1 1 .500 20.0 37
4 Max Scherzer 2 0 0 15.0 24
5 Anibal Sanchez 2 2 0 1.000 17.0 29
6 Cliff Lee 2 1 1 .500 16.0 27
7 Matt Harvey 2 1 0 1.000 16.0 25
8 Jose Fernandez 2 2 0 1.000 16.0 27
9 Alex Cobb 2 1 0 1.000 13.0 25
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 10/4/2013.

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