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TFD: Here is the box score from the last time a Twins pitcher struck out 8 batters in a game

  • Blog Post by: Michael Rand
  • September 25, 2013 - 5:45 PM

One of the saddest stats we can recall in recent Twins history is the one offered up by Phil Miller the other night: Justin Verlander struck out 8 Twins hitters in the first three innings of Monday's game. No Twins pitcher has struck out 8 hitters in a GAME this season.

Once the sting wore off, we wondered when the last time a Twins pitcher actually fanned a relatively modest 8 batters was. Turns out it was Sam Deduno on Aug. 29. 2012. Here is the box score. Drink it in:

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