Peavy strikes out 9 straight, 1 shy of Seaver's record
PHOENIX -- San Diego's Jake Peavy fell one strike short of Tom Seaver's major league record of 10 consecutive strikeouts and fanned 16 strikeouts in seven innings against Arizona on Wednesday night.
Peavy had thrown 117 pitches when he was relieved by Scott Linebrink to open the eighth inning with San Diego leading 2-0. The strikeout record for a nine-inning game is 20, shared by Roger Clemens (twice) and Kerry Wood.
Peavy, who matched his career-high for strikeouts, ...
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