The Seattle Mariners trade second baseman Bret Boone and pitcher Erik Hanson to the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for P Bobby Ayala and catcher Dan Wilson.
1966 – Sonny Jackson goes 5-for-5 and Chuck Harrison belts a grand slam as the Astros break nemesis Chris Short and the Phillies, 6-4. Mike Cuellar tosses his sixth straight complete game.
October 15, 2019
Michael Lasky buys Eddie Murray’s 500th home run ball for $280,000, and it could be worth as much as $500,000 thanks to a 20-year annuity. The new owner, who is the founder of the Psychic Friends Network, plans to put the Camden Yards souvenir on public display for “the people of Baltimore.”
September 20, 1996
In his first game back since undergoing Tommy John surgery, Nathan Eovaldi pitches 6 hitless innings for the Rays against the Athletics. Manager Kevin Cash decides to remove Eovaldi in order not to overstress him and Wilmer Font gives up a single to Jed Lowrie in the 7th for the A’s lone hit. Tampa Bay wins, 6 – 0.
May 30, 2018
An American League record-tying, three straight, two-out home runs by Ted Kubiak, Reggie Jackson and Sal Bando in the 3rd inning power a 7 – 3 Oakland victory over Minnesota in the first of two games. Bando also homers in the 1st to back Chuck Dobson’s win over Jim Kaat. Kaat gets a save in the nitecap as Jim Perry squeezes home Tony Oliva with the winning run in the 13th. The Twins win, 4 – 3.
June 22, 1969