Clayton Kershaw Passes Justin Verlander For Playoff Strikeout Mark

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Clayton Kershaw Passes Justin Verlander For Playoff Strikeout Mark 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Mon Oct 26, 2020 12:39 pm

Clayton Kershaw moved past Justin Verlander for the all-time lead in postseason strikeouts in Game 5 of the World Series on Sunday night.

Kershaw struck out six batters, giving him 207 career postseason strikeouts in 189 innings. Verlander has 205 strikeouts in 187 2/3 career postseason innings.

\"It just means I\'ve been on great teams that have gotten to go to the postseason a lot and I\'ve gotten a lot of starts in the postseason,\" Kershaw said. \"It\'s just a special thing to be part of a team like this and be part of some of those names.\"

Kershaw entered with a 5.40 ERA in his World Series career but has gone 2-0 with a 2.31 ERA against the Tampa Bay Rays, winning two games in the same postseason series for the first time in his career.

Via Alden Gonzalez/ESPN

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