MLB Sets Single-Season Strikeout Record for 12th Straight Year
MLB Sets Single-Season Strikeout Record for 12th Straight Year

MLB Sets Single-Season Strikeout Record for 12th Straight Year .

The 41,208 strikeouts broke the previous record set in 2018.

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Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Willy Adames was struck out .

By New York Yankees pitcher Stephen Tarpley to set the new mark.

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Before the 12-year streak that began in 2008, the previous record was 32,404 strikeouts in 2001.

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22 pitchers have 200 strikeouts or more this season, the most since 1900.

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MLB also set a new single-season record for home runs this season.

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6,550 home runs had been hit entering Tuesday night, .

Breaking the previous mark of 6,105 home runs set in 2017.