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Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Patrick Corbin is off to a fantastic start in 2013.

Through eight starts, the lefty has yet to lose a game.

Through eight starts, the number five starter has yet to allow more than two runs in any single performance.

Through eight starts, Corbin has thrown at least six innings per outing.

The 23-year-old's efforts have placed him in some elite company with regards to the team's history, as both Randy Johnson and Brandon Webb went deep into respective seasons without a loss.

But how does Corbin compare to the two former aces? Take a look at each pitcher's numbers through eight starts.

Player Randy Johnson (2000)* Brandon Webb (2008) Patrick Corbin (2013)
Ran Streak To 7-0 9-0 Still going
Innings Pitched 66.1 56.0 53.1
ERA 0.95 2.41 1.52
Runs 10 18 9
Earned Runs 7 15 9
Hits Allowed 39 40 40
BB 14 16 17
HR Allowed 4 2 2
Strikeouts 88 41 41
Opponent BA .170 .197 .212
Complete Games 4 1 0
Finished Season 19-7 22-7 --

* Johnson also started 6-0 in 2002.

Adam Green, Web Content Editor - ArizonaSports.com

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