There are eight players in MLB history who have had six strikeouts in one game, with all instances occurring in extra innings. The record for strikeouts in a nine-inning game is five.
As of April 7, 2023, the most recent batter to strikeout six times in a single game was Geoff Jenkins (Milwaukee Brewers) on June 8, 2004. Ramón Urías (Baltimore Orioles) is the most recent player to have recorded five strikeouts in a nine-inning game, having done so on Aprll 1, 2023.
Reggie Jackson holds the record for most career strikeouts as a batter with 2,597. Miguel Cabrera has the most career strikeouts of all active players with 2,031, as of April 7, 2023.
Most Strikeouts in a Game as a Batter
|Carl Weilman||St. Louis Browns||July 25, 1913||15||6|
|Don Hoak||Chicago Cubs||May 2, 1956||17||6|
|Rick Reichardt||California Angels||May 31, 1966||17||6|
|Billy Cowan||California Angels||July 9, 1971||20||6|
|Cecil Cooper||Boston Red Sox||June 14, 1974||15||6|
|Sam Horn||Baltimore Orioles||July 17, 1991||15||6|
|Alex Gonzalez||Toronto Blue Jays||September 9, 1998||13||6|
|Geoff Jenkins||Milwaukee Brewers||June 8, 2004||17||6|
Most Career Strikeouts as a Batter
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