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Aroldis Sets MLB Record with K in 40th Straight Game

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Aroldis Sets MLB Record with K in 40th Straight Game
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With a strikeout of Jordy Mercer in the ninth inning of Friday's 6-5 win over the Pirates, Aroldis Chapman set a Major League record, dating back to 1900, for most consecutive relief appearances with a strikeout, fanning a batter in his 40th consecutive game. His streak began on Aug. 21, 2013.

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