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Milwaukee Brewers closer Josh Hader can make MLB history the next time he steps on the mound.

The southpaw pitched a scoreless inning in the 6-4 overtime loss to the San Diego Padres. He has now made 19 appearances in 2022 without allowing a run, and his streak of 40 appearances dating back to last year is tied for the longest ever. Houston Astros reliever Ryan Pressly Position the original mark.

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A far cry from history!

Josh Hader equals the MLB record with his 40th consecutive scoreless appearance. #ThisIsMyCrew pic.twitter.com/rR4s0RSDcv

Hader is on track for a fourth All-Star appearance in five years. After Sunday’s outing, he had 18 saves and 28 strikeouts in 17.2 innings of work. His 1.1 WAR was also tied for third among relievers entering the day, per FanGraphs.

Alas, Hader’s efforts weren’t enough to propel Milwaukee to victory. He went 3-3 in the ninth, but Jake Cronenworth’s three-run homer in the 10 against Trevor Gott was the game-changing moment.

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