Nine to Know: All-time Opening Day Starts with 10+ K and 0 BB

Thanks to Carlos Martinez and Madison Bumgarner, there have now been nine Opening Day starts with at least 10 strikeouts and zero walks. This was the first season that there were two. Walter Johnson threw the first 101 years ago. Mike Mussina is the only one of the nine to take a loss in the game. Bob Gibson is the only pitcher to throw two. Gibby and J.R. Richard each recorded 13 K, the high in these games. Gibson and Chris Short are the two that have tossed shutouts.

Nine to Know: Opening Day Starts with 10+ K and 0 BB

Results
Rk Player Date Tm Opp Rslt App,Dec IP H R ER BB SO HR UER 2B 3B
1 Carlos Martinez 2017-04-02 STL CHC W 4-3 GS-8 7.1 6 0 0 0 10 0 0 1 0
2 Madison Bumgarner 2017-04-02 SFG ARI L 5-6 GS-7 7.0 6 3 3 0 11 1 0 0 1
3 Jered Weaver 2012-04-06 LAA KCR W 5-0 GS-8, W 8.0 4 0 0 0 10 0 0 1 0
4 Mike Mussina 1998-03-31 BAL KCR L 1-4 GS-8, L 8.0 6 3 3 0 11 0 0 1 0
5 J.R. Richard 1980-04-10 HOU LAD W 3-2 GS-8, W 8.0 2 2 1 0 13 0 1 1 0
6 Bob Gibson 1969-04-08 STL PIT L 2-6 GS-9 9.0 9 2 2 0 10 1 0 1 0
7 Chris Short 1968-04-10 PHI LAD W 2-0 SHO, W 9.0 4 0 0 0 10 0 0 1 0
8 Bob Gibson 1967-04-11 STL SFG W 6-0 SHO, W 9.0 5 0 0 0 13 0 0 0 0
9 Walter Johnson 1916-04-12 WSH NYY W 3-2 CG, W 11.0 5 2 2 0 10 0 0 0 0
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Generated 4/5/2017.