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Jon Lester's season a striking success

Updated: September 14, 2010, 9:04 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

SEATTLE -- Jon Lester probably has a point when he says he still doesn't consider himself a strikeout pitcher. Yes, the Boston Red Sox left-hander has struck out 200 or more batters for the second straight season, but heck, Nolan Ryan did it five years in a row -- after he'd turned 40.

Just since 1990, Randy Johnson struck out 200 or more batters 13 times. Pedro Martinez did it nine times, Roger Clemens eight (he did it 12 times in all). Curt Schilling, John Smoltz, Johan Santana and ...

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