Corbin Burnes set the record for strikeouts without a walk to start the season Thursday, extending the mark to 58 before walking a batter against the St. Louis Cardinals in the fifth inning.
The Milwaukee Brewers right-hander, 26, needed three strikeouts to pass the previous record of 51 strikeouts without a walk held by Kenley Jansen, set in 2017.
"It was pretty cool," Burnes said of the ovation from the crowd. "Whenever you get them standing behind you like that, cheering you on, it definitely gives you some chills. Was a cool moment to do it at home."
His strikeout total reached nine for the game through the fourth inning to set another Major League record -- strikeouts without a walk at any point in a season.
Burnes' streaks ended, however, in the fifth inning when he walked the Cardinals' Tommy Edman.