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July 12, 2012

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Four Pitchers

by Geoff Young

In 1983, the late Paul Splittorff led the Kansas City Royals pitching staff in strikeouts. Through the first half of 2012, three relievers have exceeded his total for that entire season:

Player

Year

IP

PA

K

Aroldis Chapman

2012

39.1

151

71

Kenley Jansen

2012

39.1

151

63

Ernesto Frieri

2012

38.0

155

63

Paul Splittorff

1983

156.0

667

61

Splittorff won 166 games over a 15-year career. Different pitchers, different eras. The mind boggles.

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