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Sale 1st in AL with 300 Ks since 1999

(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

BALTIMORE (AP) Chris Sale was at his very best - right down to his momentous last pitch - in another meaningful victory for the Boston Red Sox.

Sale struck out 13 to become the first AL pitcher in 18 years to reach the 300 mark, and Boston moved to the brink of clinching a playoff berth by beating the Baltimore Orioles 9-0 on Wednesday night.

Sale (17-7) reached the milestone on his 111th and final pitch, a called third strike against Ryan Flaherty to end the eighth inning. The last AL pitcher to fan 300 batters in a season was Boston's Pedro Martinez in 1999, when he set a club record with 313.


AL Stolen Bases
Rank Name SB
1t J. Altuve, Hou31
1t C. Maybin, Hou31
3 W. Merrifield, KC30
4 D. DeShields, Tex29
5t R. Davis, Bos28
5t J. Dyson, Sea28
7 B. Buxton, Min26
8t E. Andrus, Tex24
8t M. Betts, Bos24
8t L. Cain, KC24
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NL Stolen Bases
Rank Name SB
1 B. Hamilton, Cin58
2 D. Gordon, Mia55
3 T. Turner, Was42
4 J. Villar, Mil23
5t E. Inciarte, Atl22
5t J. Peraza, Cin22
5t J. Reyes, NYM22
8 T. Pham, StL21
9 W. Myers, SD20
10t K. Broxton, Mil19
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