posted on May, 16 2004 @ 10:33 PM
Ben Sheets set a Milwaukee franchise record by striking out 18 in a 4-1 win for the Brewers over the Braves. 18 strikeouts is the most in the majors
in the last 3 years. The league record for strikeouts in a game is 20, last time that mark was reached was by the Big Unit, Randy Johnson in 2001.
The Associated Press
MILWAUKEE - Everything was working for Ben Sheets on Sunday, even the shadows.
Sheets struck out a franchise-record 18 - the most in the majors in three years - leading the Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-1 victory over the Atlanta
"This place, with day games, hitters can't see the ball," Milwaukee catcher Chad Moeller said. "I was proof of that, also."
Wow, guess that would cut down on home runs if they can't see the ball to hit it. I do not understand why they play games during odd lighting like
that. Its a transient thing, only an hour or so. Start early, start late, but don't make it difficult for the batters.