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Giants prevail on Cardinals' error in the 10th inning

...allowing one run in 5 2-3 innings.PLUNKEDHudson hit Lackey with a pitch on his left elbow in the fifth, making Lackey the first pitcher to be hit by pitch in the postseason since Steve Carlton was plunked by Tommy John in the 1977 NLCS.
Former A's, Dodgers pitcher Bob Welch dies

...Welch won the AL Cy Young Award after going 27-6 with a 2.95 ERA in 1990 with Oakland. His 27 wins tied him with Steve Carlton in 1972 for the most in a season since Denny McClain's 31 victories in 1968.Several current A's players also...
Clemens passes Carlton on K list

...on Wednesday night. Clemens struck out Raul Mondesi swinging in the fifth inning to pass Hall of Fame left-hander Steve Carlton with No. 4,137. The Rocket finished the night with nine strikeouts to run his career total to 4,140. Ryan tops...
Johnson hits milestone

...a 3-2 loss to the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night. Only Nolan Ryan (5,714), Roger Clemens (4,200) and Steve Carlton (4,136) have done what Johnson accomplished. When Clemens got his 4,000th strikeout on June 13, 2003, the...
Baseball blends past with present

...All-Star Game. Starting pitchers Ben Sheets and Cliff Lee were greeted by the likes of Bob Gibson, Bob Feller and Steve Carlton. "Kind of nervous to meet the guys on the mound," Sheets said after throwing two scoreless innings. "Probably...
Two minutes with Russ Morman

...throughout your career. Who are some of the names that stand out. A: "I played with Tom Seaver, Jerry Reuss, Steve Carlton, Carlton Fisk and Harold Baines in Chicago, then with George Brett, Frank White and Willie Wilson in Kansas City...
Maddux's milestone

...Clemens made it to 300 last year, but the most recent National Leaguer before Maddux was the Philadelphia Phillies' Steve Carlton back in 1983. It's not going to get any easier to reach 300, either. In this era of relief specialists and pitch-count...
Maddux joins 300 club

...was a good example," Maddux said. He is the first National Leaguer to accomplish the feat since Philadelphia's Steve Carlton in 1983. Roger Clemens was the last to do it, on his fourth attempt for the New York Yankees on June 13 last season...
Phillies' Halladay hits mark against Braves

...allowed three runs and seven hits in seven innings to reach 20 wins for the third time in his career. Hall of Famer Steve Carlton was the last to do it for the Phillies when he won 23 in 1982. Robin Roberts, another Hall of Famer, was the last...
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Jackets getting ready for Smoltz

...offseason surgery. In the early 1980s when Treadway was a minor leaguer in the Cincinnati Reds farm system, he faced Steve Carlton, who was on a rehab assignment with Philadelphia. And he remembers his queasiness when he stepped to the plate to...
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