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Can you name the 10 different pitchers who have the highest strikeout rate in a game for each team? (see note)

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QUIZ GUIDE: (1) Strikeout rate is SO per batter faced, with a minimum of 10 strikeouts. (2) Since 1913 for regular season games and 1903 for postseason games. (3) Tiebreakers are most batters faced, then most recent game. (4) Underline indicates relief appearance. Italics indicate postseason game. (5) Answers reveal the number of strikeouts and batters faced.
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Angels
62.5%
1964
 
55.2%
1972
 
54.2%
2012
 
53.8%
2007
 
52.2%
2008
 
50.0%
2011
 
48.4%
1995
 
46.9%
1964
 
46.2%
2016
 
45.8%
2015
 
Astros
56.5%
2015
 
55.6%
1986
 
54.5%
1968
 
54.5%
2014
 
54.2%
1987
 
50.0%
2012
 
50.0%
2005
 
50.0%
2017
 
48.1%
2000
 
48.1%
1980
 
Athletics
54.2%
1971
 
50.0%
1994
 
50.0%
2014
 
46.2%
1997
 
45.5%
2009
 
45.2%
1986
 
44.4%
1989
 
44.4%
1967
 
44.1%
1995
 
44.0%
2015
 
Blue Jays
60.0%
1998
 
54.8%
2010
 
52.0%
2016
 
45.2%
1994
 
44.0%
2001
 
43.5%
2014
 
43.5%
2013
 
43.5%
2004
 
43.3%
2008
 
42.9%
2016
 
Braves
52.0%
2000
 
51.9%
2011
 
51.7%
1960
 
50.0%
2005
 
50.0%
2009
 
50.0%
2013
 
48.1%
2012
 
48.1%
2001
 
47.8%
2014
 
47.8%
2011
 
Brewers
63.6%
2014
 
58.1%
2004
 
57.1%
2010
 
48.1%
2014
 
48.0%
2012
 
48.0%
2012
 
47.6%
2009
 
47.6%
1999
 
46.4%
2008
 
44.0%
2017
 
Cardinals
57.9%
2000
 
56.5%
2016
 
53.2%
1968
 
50.0%
1969
 
50.0%
1998
 
50.0%
2014
 
48.1%
2006
 
48.1%
2001
 
48.1%
1967
 
47.2%
1933
 
Cubs
69.0%
1998
 
59.3%
2004
 
53.6%
1984
 
52.6%
1989
 
52.2%
2016
 
50.0%
2015
 
50.0%
2013
 
48.1%
2004
 
48.0%
2001
 
47.8%
2010
 
Diamondbacks
69.6%
2001
 
58.6%
2002
 
54.2%
2016
 
52.4%
2008
 
50.0%
2012
 
48.0%
2005
 
47.6%
2015
 
45.8%
2017
 
41.7%
2016
 
41.7%
1998
 
Dodgers
58.1%
1990
 
57.9%
2017
 
56.5%
2016
 
56.0%
2017
 
54.8%
1996
 
53.6%
2007
 
52.2%
2016
 
52.2%
2013
 
51.9%
1965
 
51.7%
1935
 
Giants
54.5%
2015
 
54.2%
2011
 
51.9%
2012
 
48.5%
2006
 
46.9%
1966
 
46.2%
2010
 
45.8%
2016
 
45.8%
1996
 
45.2%
1983
 
44.8%
1961
 
Indians
69.2%
2015
 
56.0%
1966
 
55.6%
2014
 
54.5%
2013
 
53.8%
2016
 
52.8%
1968
 
50.0%
1937
 
50.0%
1965
 
50.0%
2017
 
50.0%
2013
 
Mariners
57.7%
2014
 
55.6%
1997
 
47.1%
1988
 
45.8%
2015
 
45.8%
2002
 
45.2%
1986
 
44.0%
2013
 
44.0%
2004
 
42.9%
2002
 
42.3%
2001
 
Marlins
56.5%
2016
 
56.0%
2017
 
55.2%
2009
 
51.9%
2005
 
50.0%
2012
 
48.4%
1997
 
48.0%
2002
 
46.4%
2001
 
44.4%
2016
 
44.4%
2010
 
Mets
61.3%
1991
 
61.3%
1970
 
56.0%
2007
 
54.5%
2005
 
53.3%
1989
 
53.3%
1984
 
52.2%
1971
 
51.7%
1999
 
50.0%
2017
 
50.0%
2013
 
Nationals/Expos
60.6%
2016
 
58.3%
2010
 
57.7%
2016
 
56.0%
2003
 
54.5%
1980
 
52.4%
2008
 
52.2%
2014
 
50.0%
2012
 
50.0%
2002
 
48.3%
1997
 
Orioles
57.7%
1997
 
56.5%
1968
 
55.6%
2007
 
52.6%
1995
 
50.0%
2012
 
47.8%
1966
 
47.8%
1964
 
44.0%
1996
 
44.0%
1971
 
42.3%
2017
 
Padres
64.0%
2007
 
57.1%
1998
 
54.5%
2017
 
52.4%
1998
 
52.2%
1999
 
51.9%
1994
 
50.0%
2002
 
50.0%
2002
 
50.0%
2015
 
50.0%
2013
 
Phillies
53.3%
2016
 
53.1%
1961
 
51.6%
2011
 
51.6%
1997
 
50.0%
1972
 
50.0%
2006
 
48.1%
1967
 
48.0%
2002
 
48.0%
1997
 
47.6%
1995
 
Pirates
54.2%
2016
 
50.0%
1985
 
50.0%
2014
 
50.0%
2012
 
48.4%
1967
 
48.3%
2004
 
48.3%
1975
 
47.8%
2012
 
47.8%
2007
 
47.1%
1965
 
Rangers
63.2%
1999
 
57.7%
2013
 
55.6%
1979
 
55.2%
1991
 
48.1%
2010
 
46.2%
1995
 
46.2%
1966
 
44.8%
1975
 
44.8%
1965
 
43.8%
1977
 
Rays
56.5%
2013
 
55.0%
2011
 
53.8%
2011
 
51.7%
2012
 
50.0%
2015
 
50.0%
2016
 
50.0%
2006
 
47.8%
2014
 
46.2%
1999
 
41.7%
2009
 
Reds
60.0%
2014
 
55.6%
1989
 
53.8%
1985
 
52.4%
2016
 
52.2%
2016
 
52.2%
2008
 
51.9%
1963
 
50.0%
2013
 
48.4%
1967
 
48.1%
2015
 
Red Sox
66.7%
1986
 
60.7%
1999
 
59.1%
2016
 
57.7%
2014
 
50.0%
2001
 
50.0%
2008
 
50.0%
2017
 
50.0%
1963
 
48.3%
2004
 
48.0%
2017
 
Rockies
52.6%
2016
 
47.6%
2016
 
46.4%
2010
 
46.2%
2010
 
45.8%
2013
 
43.5%
2013
 
43.5%
2010
 
42.9%
2001
 
42.9%
2000
 
41.2%
1998
 
Royals
61.5%
2016
 
57.1%
2017
 
51.7%
2009
 
50.0%
1994
 
48.1%
2009
 
47.8%
2011
 
47.8%
2001
 
45.8%
2016
 
45.5%
1989
 
44.0%
2015
 
Tigers
58.6%
2013
 
58.3%
2010
 
50.0%
1970
 
50.0%
1965
 
50.0%
2014
 
48.1%
2009
 
47.8%
2017
 
46.4%
1960
 
46.2%
2015
 
46.2%
2013
 
Twins
65.4%
2007
 
54.5%
1995
 
50.0%
2012
 
50.0%
1924
 
50.0%
2010
 
48.4%
1986
 
48.0%
1966
 
46.4%
1999
 
45.8%
2007
 
45.5%
1960
 
White Sox
57.7%
2015
 
52.0%
2014
 
48.1%
2006
 
48.1%
2006
 
48.1%
1993
 
46.4%
1963
 
45.8%
2003
 
45.5%
1913
 
44.8%
2011
 
44.0%
2013
 
Yankees
59.3%
2015
 
56.0%
2011
 
55.0%
2016
 
54.5%
1978
 
53.3%
1997
 
52.2%
2009
 
50.0%
2000
 
50.0%
1937
 
48.5%
1997
 
48.2%
2017
 

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