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Craig Kimbrel entered Saturday two saves shy of matching John Smoltz's franchise record (154). Kimbrel has struck out the last six batters he has faced and 36 of the 76 he has faced this season.

Kimbrel leads all Major League relievers with .474 strikeouts per batter faced. His teammates Anthony Varvaro (.373) and Jordan Walden (.373) are tied for second place among National League relievers in the category.

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Craig Kimbrel entered Saturday two saves shy of matching John Smoltz's franchise record (154). Kimbrel has struck out the last six batters he has faced and 36 of the 76 he has faced this season.

Kimbrel leads all Major League relievers with .474 strikeouts per batter faced. His teammates Anthony Varvaro (.373) and Jordan Walden (.373) are tied for second place among National League relievers in the category.

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Mark Bowman is a reporter for MLB.com.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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