On June 20, 1978 – Toronto is defeated for the third consecutive game by a Canadian-born pitcher. The Blue Jays lose to John Hiller of Detroit, after having previously tasted defeat at the hands of Ferguson Jenkins and Reggie Clevelandof the Texas Rangers.
OF Oswaldo Arcia has a great day in the Venezuelan League, hitting a walk-off homer in the 8th inning to give Aragua a 2 – 1 win over Margarita in the opening game of a doubleheader, and then adding a grand slam in a 17-5 win in the nitecap.
November 24, 2013
1992 – The Mets’ newly-acquired Bret Saberhagen pitches five innings before leaving with tendinitis in his pitching hand that will effectively sideline him for the rest of the year. He will not win another game this year following today’s 4 – 1 decision over the Dodgers.
May 15, 1992
South Korea wins its third straight baseball Gold in the Asian Games. In the Gold Medal Game of the 2018 Asian Games, they beat Japan 3-0. Hyeon-jong Yang allows a hit to Shoji Kitamura and a walk to Kohei Sasagawain the first but Yang, Pil-joon Jang and Woo-ram Jung allow no more hits or walks after that. Chi-hong An’s two-run single in the bottom of the first and a solo homer by Byung-ho Park in the third give South Korea their offense in a game in which Japan holds them to four hits.
September 1, 2018
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