ANDl right Corbin Burnes struck out 10 in a row, tying the major league record, and led the Milwaukee Brewers to a 10-0 beating victory over the Cubs on Wednesday. from Chicago.
Burnes, chosen to the All-Star Game this year for the first time, finished with 15 fans, the highest number of his life, in eight episodes, on a hot night at Wrigley Field.
Burnes’ 10 strikeouts during his streak came with his rivals swing for the third strike.
The 26-year-old pitcher It tied the record set by Hall of Famer Tom Seaver of the New York Mets, who had 10 consecutive strikeouts against San Diego in 1970. Philadelphia ace Aaron Nola matched the feat against the Mets on June 25.
Burnes struck out all three of his opponents in the second, third and fourth inning to set a Milwaukee record, with nine fanned out in a row. In the beginning of the fifth, he sentenced Schwindel before his next opponent, Matt Duff, singled on the first pitch.
It was just Chicago’s second hit.
Burnes (7-4) allowed four hits, did not walk and won his fifth decision in a row.
The loss went to Jake Arrieta (5-11).