Sports Illustrated's Robin Lundberg is joined by Wilton Jackson to take a look at a controversial play from Sunday Night Baseball involving Manny Machado. Some are questioning a play where Machado slid into Cardinals second baseman Tommy Edman where the bag was not in play. Does Machado deserve the ...
Corbin Burnes entered the history books on Thursday.The Milwaukee Brewers right-hander struck out St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Harrison Bader in the second inning to set the all-time record for the most strikeouts recorded without issuing a walk to begin a season.Burnes' 52nd strikeout of the 2021 campaign allowed him to pass previous record holder Kenley Jansen of the Los Angeles Dodgers.Burnes eventually allowed his first walk of the season to St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Tommy Edman in the fifth inning, but not before he struck out his 58th hitter without issuing a free pass. Five innings, nine Ks. Corbin Burnes returned in style today. @Burnes16 #ThisIsMyCrew pic.twitter.com/gEFURg4Cra Milwaukee Brewers (@Brewers) May 13, 2021 Burnes' 58 punchouts before issuing a walk is an all-time record for any stretch of games, according to the Brewers. Copyright © 2021 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license.
Condensed Game: Nolan Arenado homered and plated in three runs, and Tommy Edman logged four hits in the Cardinals' 12-5 win over the Pirates
Tommy Edman gives the Cardinals a 3-1 lead with a two-run double to right field in the bottom of the 2nd inning