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Stephen Strasburg Breaks Strikeout Record Against Royals

Stephen Strasburg's strikeout numbers for the first three games go:

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  1. 14
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  3. 8
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  5. 10
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That's 32. By hitting 40, he would tie the record for strikeouts in a pitcher's first four career starts (previously held by Herb Score in 1955).

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That's exactly what he did against the Royals with nine strikeouts.

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Final numbers for Strasburg; Six innings, One run, nine hits.

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Not bad, Royals.