On August 6, 1999 — Indians OF Jacob Cruz, filling in for the hobbled Kenny Lofton, tears ligaments in his right thumb and is out for the season. Tampa Bay beats the Tribe, 4 – 2.
The Giants’ Don Mueller makes his 200th hit an inside-the-park home run, making him the first Giant to get 200 hits since Joe Moore in 1936. Willie Mays also has an inside-the park homer, as the Giants beat the Phils, 8 – 1.
September 18, 1954
Baltimore sweeps a twin bill from 12th-place Louisville, beating their National League opponents at Oriole Park, 10-9 and 3-1. The Birds, who won all three games against the Colonels in yesterday’s tripleheader, establish the mark for the most victories in two consecutive days with their five wins.
September 8, 1896
1986 – Rick Aguilera, Ron Darling, Bob Ojeda and Tim Teufel are arrested in Houston after an early-morning fight with off-duty police officers. All are released in time for their scheduled game that evening. Mike Scott takes a two-hitter into the ninth but New York rallies to tie behind homers from Len Dykstra and Darryl Strawberry. With two out in the ninth, Craig Reynolds drills a Roger McDowell fastball into the right field seats to send the crowd home happy.
October 15, 2019