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The Best Lefthanded Batters and Lefthanded Pitchers in Baseball

Josh Hader, lefthanded relief pitcher of the Milwaukee Brewers

set an MLB record when he recorded his 400th career strikeout in only 234.2 inning pitched. 

The previous record fastest to 400 was Craig Kimbrel who did it in 236 innings.

There were 112 lefthanded pitchers out of 402 pitchers on MLB Opening Day Rosters on April 1st.   

There were also 123 lefthanded batters out of 378 position players on those rosters.

We were hoping not to write about COVID-19 this year

but games have been cancelled and the threat remains

through games of 5/26/21

Adam Frazier of the Pirates is 1st in the Major Leagues with 62 Hits...

Rafael Devers of the Red Sox is 1st in the majors with 43 Runs Batted In...

Jesse Winker of the Reds is 2nd in the majors with a .346 Batting Average...

Shohei Ohtani of the Angels is tied for 3rd in the majors with 15 Home Runs...

Who have thrown three of the six no-hitters thrown so far in 2021

The 2021 Major League Baseball Season

Established lefthanded batters and lefthanded pitchers in their prime,
older veteran lefthanders staying productive and chasing career milestones,
and younger lefthanders presenting themselves as future stars.

Lefthanded Baseball will report on all of them as the 2021 season moves along.