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Corey Kluber breaks World Series record with 8 strikeouts in 3 innings

(Source: Associated Press) (Source: Associated Press)
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

Corey Kluber surpassed superstars Randy Johnson and Bob Gibson by striking eight batters out in three innings of play during the World Series. 

Johnson and Gibson both had struck out seven batters in three innings previously. 

Before Andrew Miller was called in during the seventh inning, Kluber threw 88 pitches in six innings. He left the game with nine strike outs -- six of which struck out looking. 

He gave up four hits and no runs while on the mound. 

Game 2 of the World Series is Oct. 26 at 7:08 p.m. The game was moved up an hour from the original start time because of impending weather. 

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