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Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez set a modern MLB record on Wednesday night by recording a 14th consecutive start with seven-plus innings pitched and two or fewer runs allowed, as reported by MLB.com's Greg Johns.

The record was previously held by Hall of Famer Tom Seaver, who recorded 13 such outings in a row for the New York Mets in 1971.

For his record-setting outing, Hernandez pitched seven solid innings against the Cleveland Indians, allowing only four hits and two runs while striking out five.  

Unfortunately for King Felix, his teammates didn't offer much support against Cleveland ace Corey Kluber, who became the first pitcher in the last 100 seasons to face just 28 batters over nine innings in back-to-back outings. The Indians right-hander needed just 85 pitches to best Hernandez in one of the better pitching matchups of the season.

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In Wednesday night's 2-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners, the Cleveland Indians' Corey Kluber faced just 28 batters over nine full innings for a second straight game. Per Elias Sports Bureau (via ESPN Stats & Info), he's the only pitcher in the past 100 seasons to meet both criteria in back-to-back outings.

Since the All-Star break, Kluber has posted an incredible 0.68 ERA, .136 batting average against and 28.0 strikeout-to-walk ratio in 26.2 innings. Meanwhile, the right-hander has recorded double-digit strikeouts in three of five July starts and boasts 9.66 strikeouts per nine innings on the year. 

Kluber also leads the Cleveland staff in most statistical categories, including wins (11), ERA (2.61) and strikeouts (170). His punchout total is good for third in the American League, placing him just behind David Price (189) and Felix Hernandez (178). 

In addition, the 28-year-old Kluber has tossed a complete game twice this season, and Wednesday's outing marked the first shutout of his major league career.

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Chase Utley and Jimmy Rollins of the Philadelphia Phillies set a new major league record Tuesday, becoming the first duo to homer in the same game 23 times, per Lee Sinins of Complete Baseball Encyclopedia.

Dan Uggla and Hanley Ramirez were the previous record holders, having homered in the same game 22 times while with the Florida Marlins, per Complete Baseball Encyclopedia (via GammonsDaily.com).

This keystone combo played in Florida from 2006-2010, most recently homering in the same game on August 7, 2010 against the St. Louis Cardinals. The duo went deep in the same game on five different occasions during their final campaign together.

Utley and Rollins are currently in the midst of their 12th season together in Philadelphia, so they've had plenty more time to work on this milestone. The two are gradually climbing their way up the Phillies record books, as both players are in the top 10 of the all-time franchise lists for hits, home runs, runs scored and RBI.

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San Francisco Giants pitcher Jake Peavy dropped his 10th consecutive decision in Sunday's 4-3 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers, marking the longest losing streak by a former Cy Young Award winner in MLB history, per ESPN Stats & Info (via Elias Sports Bureau).

Sunday marked Peavy's first appearance as a member of the Giants after being traded by the Boston Red Sox earlier in the week. The trade reunited Peavy with his old skipper, Bruce Bochy, who managed the right-hander on the San Diego Padres from 2002 to 2006. Peavy won his Cy Young Award with the Padres in 2007, one year after Bochy's departure for San Francisco.

On Sunday, the Giants gave Peavy a 2-1 lead after four innings, but he was unable to hold on to his good fortune, as the Dodgers scored three runs in the top of the fifth to hand the 33-year-old hurler his 10th consecutive loss.

Though he's having a poor season, Peavy deserves a bit better than the ongoing 10-game losing streak.

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Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones hit a solo home run in the first inning of Tuesday's 7-6 win over the Los Angeles Angels, thus becoming the first Oriole since Rafael Palmeiro (1994-1998) to record four straight seasons with 20 or more homers, per ESPN Stats & Info.

According to GammonsDaily.com (via Complete Baseball Encyclopedia), Jones is the eighth player in Baltimore Orioles/St. Louis Browns franchise history to hit 20 home runs in four or more consecutive seasons.

If Jones is able to record 20 long balls once again in 2015, then he'll tie both Palmeiro and Boog Powell (1968-1972) for third place on the franchise list for most consecutive 20-homer campaigns.

The 28-year-old center fielder has quite a bit of work ahead of him if he's going to tie Cal Ripken, who sits atop these rankings with 10 consecutive 20-plus homer campaigns from 1982 to 1991. Eddie Murray (1977-1985) is in second place with nine seasons of this sort.

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Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman worked a perfect ninth inning Tuesday night against the Arizona Diamondbacks to earn his 100th career save, per MLB Milestones on Twitter.

Chapman needed 16 pitches to lock down the 3-0 victory, earning his 23rd save of the season in rather easy fashion.

All but two of his pitches were fastballs, with the slowest registering at 98 miles per hour and the fastest at 103 mph. That 103-mph heater came on the final pitch of the game, when Chapman struck out Diamondbacks shortstop Didi Gregorius to preserve the win for starter Mike Leake.

The 26 year-old Cuban flamethrower is in his fifth MLB season but only his third as the Reds closer.  Chapman, who debuted in 2010, had only one save through his first two seasons. As the team's designated closer, he turned in stellar performances the past two seasons with 38 saves in both 2012 and 2013. 

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According to Fox Sports South's broadcast of Tuesday's game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Atlanta Braves, the 2014 Dodgers are the first team since the 1923 Detroit Tigers to go through the first 100 games of a season without winning or losing four consecutive games.

The Dodgers finally broke the streak Tuesday night, winning a fourth consecutive game in their 107th contest of the season.

After sweeping a three-game weekend road series against the archrival San Francisco Giants, the Dodgers defeated the Braves by a score of 8-4 in the first contest of a three-game set at Dodger Stadium.

Despite getting just 4.1 innings from starting pitcher Josh Beckett, the Dodgers rallied for an easy victory behind some strong work from the bullpen and big games from outfielders Yasiel Puig and Matt Kemp. Puig registered four hits in five at-bats, while Kemp had three hits of his own, including a pair of two-run homers.

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Cleveland Indians ace Corey Kluber heads into Wednesday's start against the Seattle Mariners coming off of his franchise's deepest perfect-game bid in more than 33 years, per ESPN Stats & Info (via Elias Sports Bureau).

In tossing 6.1 flawless innings against the Kansas City Royals last Thursday, Kluber came the closest to a perfect game of any Indians pitcher since May 15, 1981, when Len Barker achieved perfection against the Toronto Blue Jays.

With Barker's perfect game also marking the most recent no-hitter by an Indians pitcher, only the San Diego Padres have gone longer without a no-no, according to ESPN Stats & Info. Founded in 1969, the Padres are the only active major league franchise without any no-hitters, as they've failed to record one through 45-plus seasons.

Despite making it within eight outs of perfection last Thursday, Kluber did not factor into the decision in a game that the Royals eventually won by a score of 2-1 in 14 innings.

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Upon passing the 2,500-inning mark in Monday's game against the New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies right-hander A.J. Burnett became just the eighth pitcher in major league history to log 2,500 career innings with more strikeouts than hits allowed, per Lee Sinins of Complete Baseball Encyclopedia.

The milestone was the lone highlight of Burnett's night, as he allowed seven runs on eight hits and two walks over five innings in a 7-1 loss. The defeat dropped his record to 6-10 for the season, while his ERA rose to 4.15, its highest mark since June 15.

The rough night aside, Burnett's 2,503.1 career innings are good for fifth best among active pitchers, with only Mark Buehrle (3,018), Tim Hudson (2,953), CC Sabathia (2,725.1) and Bartolo Colon (2725.1) ahead of the 37-year-old. Coincidentally, Colon earned the win in Monday's game, allowing just one run over 7.2 innings for the Mets.

While Buehrle is the only active pitcher with 3,000 innings to his name, the feat has been achieved by 133 players, though Hudson is likely to make it 134 by the end of this season. Burnett weighed retirement after 2013 and isn't expected back for another year, but both Sabathia and Colon could conceivably reach the mark.

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Boston Red Sox right-hander Clay Buchholz is hoping to avoid a dubious feat this season, as he's in danger of becoming the first pitcher to triple his ERA from one year to the next while throwing more than 100 innings in both campaigns, per ESPN Stats & Info (via Elias Sports Bureau).

After posting a 1.74 ERA over 108.1 frames (16 starts) last year, Buchholz saw his 2014 ERA balloon to 5.87 with an ugly outing Monday against the Toronto Blue Jays.

The 29-year-old surrendered seven runs (all earned) over five innings in a 14-1 loss, and he now owns the American League's fourth-worst ERA among pitchers who have tossed 60 or more frames.

With 96.2 innings to his name this season, Buchholz will likely hit triple digits in his next start, which is scheduled for Sunday against the New York Yankees.