Thor fans 8 straight Brewers en route to 11 – MLB.com

NEW YORK — One after another, the Brewers went to the plate on Sunday against Noah Syndergaard. One after another, they turned right back around and returned to the dugout.

Syndergaard, who has a history of success against the Brewers, recorded 11 strikeouts in 5 1/3 innings. Even more impressively, he had a string of eight straight, two shy of tying Tom Seaver’s record for the most consecutive strikeouts by a single pitcher.

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NEW YORK — One after another, the Brewers went to the plate on Sunday against Noah Syndergaard. One after another, they turned right back around and returned to the dugout.

Syndergaard, who has a history of success against the Brewers, recorded 11 strikeouts in 5 1/3 innings. Even more impressively, he had a string of eight straight, two shy of tying Tom Seaver’s record for the most consecutive strikeouts by a single pitcher.

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Syndergaard’s strikeout string began when he fanned Orlando Arcia for the second out of the second inning. It ended when Hernan Perez singled to left field to begin the fifth for the Brewers’ first hit. Later in the fifth inning, Syndergaard got Jett Bandy for his 10th strikeout of the game. He now has two double-digit strikeout games in four starts this season and 13 in his 65 career starts in the Major Leagues.

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All the strikeouts helped run up Syndergaard’s pitch count, and manager Mickey Callaway went to the bullpen after Jesus Aguilar reached on a one-out single in the sixth. Robert Gsellman replaced Syndergaard, who had thrown 101 pitches. Aguilar later scored, but the run was unearned because of an error by shortstop Amed Rosario.

In three career starts against the Brewers,

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