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"It means a lot. It'll be cool. It shows how good those guys with 3,000 are. I've been around a long time and I'm just sniffing 2,000."
-- A.J. Burnett, who will make his next start with 1,998 career strikeouts, looking forward to 2,000

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View Full Game Coverage "It means a lot. It'll be cool. It shows how good those guys with 3,000 are. I've been around a long time and I'm just sniffing 2,000."
-- A.J. Burnett, who will make his next start with 1,998 career strikeouts, looking forward to 2,000

Tom Singer is a reporter for MLB.com and writes an MLBlog Change for a Nickel. He can also be found on Twitter @Tom_Singer.

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