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Starters have record day on mound

Updated: April 28, 2014, 11:00 AM ET
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From World Series heroes to journeymen, starting pitchers had a historic day Sunday.

According to the Elias Sports Bureau, a record 10 pitchers -- one-third of all of Sunday's starters -- threw at least seven innings while allowing three or fewer hits.

Perhaps the least surprising starters to accomplish the feat were veteran aces Johnny Cueto (Cincinnati Reds), James Shields (Kansas City Royals) and Adam Wainwright (St. Louis Cardinals).

Wainwright became the first ...

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