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Great firsts in the season's first week

Updated: April 9, 2010, 3:23 PM ET
By Jayson Stark
It never takes long to flip that calendar. We're only a few days into Baseball 2010. But already, the season has reminded us it isn't 2009 anymore. Let's count the ways …

No double-figure strikeout games last year -- Mr. Dallas Braden, ladies and gentlemen.

• The first walkoff home run of 2010 came off the bat of a man who hit no walk-offs last year and, in fact, hadn't hit one in five years (and 474 games) -- Mr. Jonny Gomes, ladies and gentlemen.

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