Category: Player Streaks

2014 – Rookie George Springer explodes for four hits and five runs scored in a 9-2 thrashing at Kansas City. His night includes his fourth homer in three games. The win is part of a seven-game streak that injects some life after a 17-32 start to the season. 

2014 – Rookie George Springer explodes for four hits and five runs scored in a 9-2 thrashing at Kansas City. His night includes his fourth homer in three games. The win is part of a seven-game streak that injects some life after a 17-32 start to the season. 

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2016 – Jake Arrieta throws the first no-hitter of the year in the major leagues as the Cubs defeat the Reds, 16 – 0. It is the highest-scoring no-hitter since Pud Galvin won one by a score of 18 – 0 back on August 4, 1884. Kris Bryant homers twice, including a grand slam, to lead the offence. For Arrieta, who is now 4-0, 0.87 in four starts this year, it is his second career no-hitter.

2016 – Jake Arrieta throws the first no-hitter of the year in the major leagues as the Cubs defeat the Reds, 16 – 0. It is the highest-scoring no-hitter since Pud Galvin won one by a score of 18 – 0 back on August 4, 1884. Kris Bryant homers twice, including a grand slam, to lead the offence. For Arrieta, who is now 4-0, 0.87 in four starts this year, it is his second career no-hitter.

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Greg Maddux’s National League-record streak for innings without allowing a walk is ended at 72 1/3

2001 – The Braves fall to the Diamondbacks‚ 9 – 1‚ as Greg Maddux’s National League-record streak for innings without allowing a walk is ended at 72 1/3. Maddux intentionally walks Steve Finley in the 3rd inning to end the streak. Arizona 2B Junior Spivey gets 5 singles in the contest‚ becoming the 5th rookie in 50 years to have a pair of five-hit games in his first season. His other such contest was on June 21st.

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Tom Gordon sets a major league record for the most consecutive saves when collects his 42nd in the Red Sox’s 9-6 win over the Orioles. ‘Flash’ pitches a perfect ninth inning, striking out the three batters he faces.

Tom Gordon sets a major league record for the most consecutive saves when collects his 42nd in the Red Sox’s 9-6 win over the Orioles. ‘Flash’ pitches a perfect ninth inning, striking out the three batters he faces.

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After nearly 16 years of not missing a game, Cal Ripken, quietly and without fanfare, takes himself out of the lineup after playing in a major-league record 2,632 consecutive games. The Orioles shortstop’s consecutive streak ends in Baltimore’s 5-4 loss to the Yankees at Camden Yards in a nationally televised ESPN Sunday night game. “Let’s end it in the same place it started. In my home state. In front of friends and family. In front of the best fans in the world.”- Cal Ripken, Jr., commenting on ending his consecutive streak.

After nearly 16 years of not missing a game, Cal Ripken, quietly and without fanfare, takes himself out of the lineup after playing in a major-league record 2,632 consecutive games. The Orioles shortstop’s consecutive streak ends in Baltimore’s 5-4 loss to the Yankees at Camden Yards in a nationally televised ESPN Sunday night game. “Let’s end it in the same place it started. In my home state. In front of friends and family. In front of the best fans in the world.”- Cal Ripken, Jr., commenting on ending his consecutive streak.

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1996 – Atlanta Braves pitcher Greg Maddux ends his major league record for consecutive road victories with a 2 – 1 loss to San Diego. Maddux had been 18-0 with an 0.99 ERA in 20 regular-season road starts since losing at Montreal on June 27, 1994.

1996 – Atlanta Braves pitcher Greg Maddux ends his major league record for consecutive road victories with a 2 – 1 loss to San Diego. Maddux had been 18-0 with an 0.99 ERA in 20 regular-season road starts since losing at Montreal on June 27, 1994.

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Greg Maddux of the Braves defeats the Padres, 4 – 1. His streak of 51 innings without issuing a walk is ended when he gives up a free pass to opposing pitcher Joey Hamilton, a career .041 hitter.

Greg Maddux of the Braves defeats the Padres, 4 – 1. His streak of 51 innings without issuing a walk is ended when he gives up a free pass to opposing pitcher Joey Hamilton, a career .041 hitter.

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Anthony Young’s record-setting 27-game losing streak comes to an abrupt end

After a shaky one-inning relief performance, in which he gives up the go-ahead run, Anthony Young’s record-setting 27-game losing streak comes to an abrupt end when the Mets score twice in the ninth for a 5-4 walk-off victory over Florida at Shea Stadium. The infamous streak, which covered a span of 81 appearances over two seasons, included 14 losses as a starter and 13 as a reliever. “That wasn’t even a big monkey that was on my back. It was a zoo. The guys treated it like I had won a World Series game for them.” – Anthony Young, commenting on his teammates’ reaction to the end of his 27-game losing streak.

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In a record setting game the Blue Jays hit 10 homeruns and Cal Ripken’s record streak at 8,243 consecutive innings ends

The Blue Jays blast a major league record of ten home runs in an 18-3 rout of the Orioles at Exhibition Stadium. Ernie Whitt goes deep three times, Rance Mulliniks and George Bell each hit a pair, and Lloyd Moseby, Rob Ducey, and Fred McGriff each go deep once, with Baltimore’s Mike Hart adding one to tie the two-team major league mark of 11.

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Twins rookie Andre David hits a 2-run home run off Jack Morris in his first major league at bat to spark Minnesota to a 5 – 3 win over Detroit 

Twins rookie Andre David hits a 2-run home run off Jack Morris in his first major league at bat to spark Minnesota to a 5 – 3 win over Detroit before 44,619. It is the only home run David will hit in the big leagues and it stops Morris’s 11-game win streak over the Twins. Detroit wins the nitecap, 7 – 5, as Kirk Gibson starts the scoring with a two-run homer in the 1st and ends it with a two-run homer in the 9th. The Tigers also score in the 2nd on back-to-back homers by Chet Lemon and Ruppert Jones.

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