Yovani Gallardo joins the 1000 strikeout club

As the Brewers won their fourth straight game last night by defeating the Marlins, 4-1, Yovani Gallardo struck out four and moving him into the Brewers’ 1000 strikeout club.

Brewers franchise leaders in strikeouts

Rk Player SO From To G GS CG SHO W L W-L% SV IP ERA
1 Ben Sheets 1206 2001 2008 221 221 18 4 86 83 .509 0 1428.0 3.72
2 Teddy Higuera 1081 1985 1994 213 205 50 12 94 64 .595 0 1380.0 3.61
3 Yovani Gallardo 1000 2007 2013 165 162 4 3 74 49 .602 0 998.0 3.72
4 Jim Slaton 929 1971 1983 364 268 69 19 117 121 .492 11 2025.1 3.86
5 Moose Haas 800 1976 1985 245 231 55 8 91 79 .535 2 1542.0 4.03
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MLB Active leaders in strikeouts

Rk Player SO From To G GS W L W-L% SV IP ERA
1 Andy Pettitte 2368 1995 2013 511 501 250 145 .633 0 3192.0 3.85
2 CC Sabathia 2294 2001 2013 396 396 197 106 .650 0 2653.1 3.51
3 Roy Halladay 2101 1998 2013 410 384 201 104 .659 1 2721.2 3.37
4 A.J. Burnett 2070 1999 2013 359 354 141 127 .526 0 2252.0 4.01
5 Ryan Dempster 2001 1998 2013 560 335 128 130 .496 87 2291.1 4.34
6 Johan Santana 1988 2000 2012 360 284 139 78 .641 1 2025.2 3.20
7 Bartolo Colon 1879 1997 2013 393 387 178 124 .589 0 2470.2 4.02
8 Tim Hudson 1855 1999 2013 419 418 201 109 .648 0 2758.2 3.45
9 Barry Zito 1836 2000 2013 412 406 164 136 .547 0 2505.0 3.93
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