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Smoltz Passes Niekro

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

ATLANTA (AP) - John Smoltz has become the Braves' strikeout
leader passing Phil Niekro on the team's all-time list.
Smoltz fanned Arizona's Mark Reynolds in the third inning of
this afternoon's game for his 2,913th career strikeout.
The right-hander began the day four behind the mark Niekro set
with the Milwaukee and Atlanta Braves.


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