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  • 2002 — The Oakland Athletics hit four home runs as pitcher Barry Zito leads his club to a 6 - 3 win over the Minnesota Twins. Oakland has a two games to one lead in their ALDS. Ray Durham hits an inside-the-park home run to open the game. Scott Hatteberg, Jermaine Dye and Terrence Long also homer for Oakland.
  • 2015 — Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers becomes the first pitcher since teammates Curt Schilling and Randy Johnson in 2002 to strike out 300 batters in a season. He picks up 7 K’s in an abbreviated start against the Padres to finish with 301.

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