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WATCH: Former ODU star Justin Verlander becomes postseason strikeouts leader

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Posted at 10:45 PM, Oct 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-23 22:45:53-04

HOUSTON, TEXAS – OCTOBER 23: Justin Verlander #35 of the Houston Astros delivers the pitch against the Washington Nationals. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

HOUSTON – During Game 2 of the 2019 World Series, Houston Astros pitcher and former ODU ace Justin Verlander passed John Smoltz to become the leader in postseason strikeouts.

He earned his 200th strikeout in the second inning of Wednesday night’s game after striking out outfielder Victor Robles.