Tag: August 5

2006 – A day after celebrating his 44th birthday, Roger Clemens notches his 344th career victory, a 9-3 triumph at Arizona. Brad Ausmus belts a grand slam while Luke Scott punches four hits, including a two-run homer. Craig Biggio legs out an infield single to become the 34th player to achieve 2,900 hits in a career. 

2006 – A day after celebrating his 44th birthday, Roger Clemens notches his 344th career victory, a 9-3 triumph at Arizona. Brad Ausmus belts a grand slam while Luke Scott punches four hits, including a two-run homer. Craig Biggio legs out an infield single to become the 34th player to achieve 2,900 hits in a career. 

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1999 – Shane Reynolds blanks the Dodgers on five hits, 7-0. A six-run seventh snaps a scoreless tie with Matt Mieske’s two-run pinch-hit double the key blow. Russ Johnson homers and doubles in a three-hit performance. 

1999 – Shane Reynolds blanks the Dodgers on five hits, 7-0. A six-run seventh snaps a scoreless tie with Matt Mieske’s two-run pinch-hit double the key blow. Russ Johnson homers and doubles in a three-hit performance. 

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1994 – Jeff Bagwell re-writes the Astros record book with his 38th home run, 112th RBI and 69th extra base hit in a 12-4 thumping of the Giants. Jeff has five RBIs to lead the attack, breaking Bob Watson’s season mark. Jim Wynn held the other two records. Bagwell’s .370 average also threatens Rusty Staub’s club record. A broken hand and a players strike would soon cut short the best season any Astro has ever had. 

1994 – Jeff Bagwell re-writes the Astros record book with his 38th home run, 112th RBI and 69th extra base hit in a 12-4 thumping of the Giants. Jeff has five RBIs to lead the attack, breaking Bob Watson’s season mark. Jim Wynn held the other two records. Bagwell’s .370 average also threatens Rusty Staub’s club record. A broken hand and a players strike would soon cut short the best season any Astro has ever had. 

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1986 – Trailing the Dodgers, 2-1, Houston explodes for four runs in the eighth and five more in the ninth for a 10-2 triumph. Denny Walling drills two home runs among his four hits. Billy Hatcher belts a grand slam and Enos Cabell also goes deep. The Astros notch their 60th win, holding a five-game lead in the NL West. 

1986 – Trailing the Dodgers, 2-1, Houston explodes for four runs in the eighth and five more in the ninth for a 10-2 triumph. Denny Walling drills two home runs among his four hits. Billy Hatcher belts a grand slam and Enos Cabell also goes deep. The Astros notch their 60th win, holding a five-game lead in the NL West. 

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1974 – Greg Gross raps five singles to lead the Astros over San Francisco, 7-2. In fact, it might have been Singles Night since 18 of Houston’s 19 hits are the one-base variety. Pitcher Don Wilson has the double and two singles to help himself. Milt May drives in three.

1974 – Greg Gross raps five singles to lead the Astros over San Francisco, 7-2. In fact, it might have been Singles Night since 18 of Houston’s 19 hits are the one-base variety. Pitcher Don Wilson has the double and two singles to help himself. Milt May drives in three.

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The Red Sox complete a four-game sweep of the Yankees thanks a stunning 9th-inning comeback against closer Aroldis Chapman who allows three runs by walking the bases loaded with two outs, then allows a two-run single to J.D. Martinez and sees the tying run score on an error by 3B Miguel Andujar. Andrew Benintendi then gives Boston a 5 – 4 win with a run-scoring single in the 10th. Boston now has a lead of 9 1/2 games after the two teams were neck-and-neck until late June.

The Red Sox complete a four-game sweep of the Yankees thanks a stunning 9th-inning comeback against closer Aroldis Chapman who allows three runs by walking the bases loaded with two outs, then allows a two-run single to J.D. Martinez and sees the tying run score on an error by 3B Miguel Andujar. Andrew Benintendi then gives Boston a 5 – 4 win with a run-scoring single in the 10th. Boston now has a lead of 9 1/2 games after the two teams were neck-and-neck until late June.

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The Indians unveil a bronze statue honoring Lou Boudreau, who managed the team to their last World Series title in 1948 while also being the Tribe’s starting shortstop. The seven-time All-Star is placed outside the main entrance of Progressive Field near two fellow Hall of Famers and former teammates, Bob Feller and Larry Doby.

The Indians unveil a bronze statue honoring Lou Boudreau, who managed the team to their last World Series title in 1948 while also being the Tribe’s starting shortstop. The seven-time All-Star is placed outside the main entrance of Progressive Field near two fellow Hall of Famers and former teammates, Bob Feller and Larry Doby.

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The Indians unveil a bronze statue honoring Lou Boudreau, who managed the team to their last World Series title in 1948 while also being the Tribe’s starting shortstop. The seven-time All-Star is placed outside the main entrance of Progressive Field near two fellow Hall of Famers and former teammates, Bob Feller and Larry Doby.

The Indians unveil a bronze statue honoring Lou Boudreau, who managed the team to their last World Series title in 1948 while also being the Tribe’s starting shortstop. The seven-time All-Star is placed outside the main entrance of Progressive Field near two fellow Hall of Famers and former teammates, Bob Feller and Larry Doby.

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Major League Baseball hands out 13 suspensions in the Biogenesis Laboratories scandal, in one of the largest disciplinary actions in major league history. Alex Rodriguez is suspended for 211 games – until the end of the 2014 season – but decides to appeal, the only one of the 13 to do so. Seven major leaguers are handed 50-game suspensions that effectively end their season, while five minor leaguers are also disciplined. Ironically, Rodriguez plays his first game of the season for the Yankees following off-season hip surgery; he goes 1 for 4 and is mercilessly booed as New York goes down, 8 – 1, in Chicago.

Major League Baseball hands out 13 suspensions in the Biogenesis Laboratories scandal, in one of the largest disciplinary actions in major league history. Alex Rodriguez is suspended for 211 games – until the end of the 2014 season – but decides to appeal, the only one of the 13 to do so. Seven major leaguers are handed 50-game suspensions that effectively end their season, while five minor leaguers are also disciplined. Ironically, Rodriguez plays his first game of the season for the Yankees following off-season hip surgery; he goes 1 for 4 and is mercilessly booed as New York goes down, 8 – 1, in Chicago.

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Major League Baseball releases the names of 13 players who have been suspended for their involvement with performance-enhancing substances supplied by the Biogenesis anti-aging clinic. Thirty-eight year-old Yankee third baseman Alex Rodriguez receives the harshest of the punishments when he is told that he will be sidelined without pay for 211 regular-season games, much more than the 50-game suspensions given to most players implicated in the announcement.

Major League Baseball releases the names of 13 players who have been suspended for their involvement with performance-enhancing substances supplied by the Biogenesis anti-aging clinic. Thirty-eight year-old Yankee third baseman Alex Rodriguez receives the harshest of the punishments when he is told that he will be sidelined without pay for 211 regular-season games, much more than the 50-game suspensions given to most players implicated in the announcement.

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Minnie Forbes, the 81 year-old former owner of the Negro League Detroit Stars from 1956 to 1958, and about a dozen former baseball players meet with Barack Obama at the White House. The country’s first black president honors the group for their contributions to athletics and civil rights.

Minnie Forbes, the 81 year-old former owner of the Negro League Detroit Stars from 1956 to 1958, and about a dozen former baseball players meet with Barack Obama at the White House. The country’s first black president honors the group for their contributions to athletics and civil rights.

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Minnie Forbes, the 81 year-old former owner of the Negro League Detroit Stars from 1956 to 1958, and about a dozen former baseball players meet with Barack Obama at the White House. The country’s first black president honors the group for their contributions to athletics and civil rights.

Minnie Forbes, the 81 year-old former owner of the Negro League Detroit Stars from 1956 to 1958, and about a dozen former baseball players meet with Barack Obama at the White House. The country’s first black president honors the group for their contributions to athletics and civil rights.

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The Tigers rally for 5 runs with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning to pull out a 10 – 8 win over the Indians. Cleveland leads, 8 – 5, with two outs and nobody on in the 10th when Chris Perez opens the floodgates by walking Alex Avila and Andy Dirks. Austin Jackson doubles in a run and Omar Infante follows with a two-run single that ties the game. Miguel Cabrera then hits his 27th homer to cap the wild win. Darin Downs earns his first major league victory.

The Tigers rally for 5 runs with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning to pull out a 10 – 8 win over the Indians. Cleveland leads, 8 – 5, with two outs and nobody on in the 10th when Chris Perez opens the floodgates by walking Alex Avila and Andy Dirks. Austin Jackson doubles in a run and Omar Infante follows with a two-run single that ties the game. Miguel Cabrera then hits his 27th homer to cap the wild win. Darin Downs earns his first major league victory.

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Darwin Barney becomes the Cubs’ all-time leader for second basemen when he plays in his 91st consecutive game in a single season without committing an error. The 26 year-old Chicago infielder, en route to setting the National League mark with a 127 straight errorless-game streak, surpasses Ryne Sandberg’s team record that the Hall of Famer established in 1989.

Darwin Barney becomes the Cubs’ all-time leader for second basemen when he plays in his 91st consecutive game in a single season without committing an error. The 26 year-old Chicago infielder, en route to setting the National League mark with a 127 straight errorless-game streak, surpasses Ryne Sandberg’s team record that the Hall of Famer established in 1989.

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Darwin Barney becomes the Cubs’ all-time leader for second basemen when he plays in his 91st consecutive game in a single season without committing an error. The 26 year-old Chicago infielder, en route to setting the National League mark with a 127 straight errorless-game streak, surpasses Ryne Sandberg’s team record that the Hall of Famer established in 1989.

Darwin Barney becomes the Cubs’ all-time leader for second basemen when he plays in his 91st consecutive game in a single season without committing an error. The 26 year-old Chicago infielder, en route to setting the National League mark with a 127 straight errorless-game streak, surpasses Ryne Sandberg’s team record that the Hall of Famer established in 1989.

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The Twins celebrate the 20th year anniversary of the 1991 controversial play when Kent Hrbek and Ron Gant becoming entangled at first base in Game 2 of the World Series with a bobblehead doll depicting one of the worst of all-time decisions by an umpire. Drew Coble called Gant out when it appeared first baseman Kent Hrbek had lifted him off the bag.

The Twins celebrate the 20th year anniversary of the 1991 controversial play when Kent Hrbek and Ron Gant becoming entangled at first base in Game 2 of the World Series with a bobblehead doll depicting one of the worst of all-time decisions by an umpire. Drew Coble called Gant out when it appeared first baseman Kent Hrbek had lifted him off the bag.

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Darla Harlow, a big fan of the Mississippi Braves, is given the honor of throwing out the ceremonial first pitch at Trustmark Park in Pearl. After tossing the ball to home plate, the military wife is totally surprised when the catcher takes off his mask, revealing the ‘player’ is really her husband, Michael, an Army major who has been away from home, serving in Afghanistan for the past nine months.

Darla Harlow, a big fan of the Mississippi Braves, is given the honor of throwing out the ceremonial first pitch at Trustmark Park in Pearl. After tossing the ball to home plate, the military wife is totally surprised when the catcher takes off his mask, revealing the ‘player’ is really her husband, Michael, an Army major who has been away from home, serving in Afghanistan for the past nine months.

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The Yankees and Red Sox, tied atop the AL East standings, meet for a three-game series at Fenway Park. New York takes the opener, 3 – 2, thanks a to a big performance by its bullpen. After starter Bartolo Coloncomes out in the 5th, with his team trailing, 2 – 0, five relievers pitch 4 1/3 scoreless innings and the Yanks score three runs in the top of the 6th off Jon Lester for the win. Nick Swisher drives in the winning run with a double, Boone Logan is the winner and Mariano Rivera picks up the save.

The Yankees and Red Sox, tied atop the AL East standings, meet for a three-game series at Fenway Park. New York takes the opener, 3 – 2, thanks a to a big performance by its bullpen. After starter Bartolo Coloncomes out in the 5th, with his team trailing, 2 – 0, five relievers pitch 4 1/3 scoreless innings and the Yanks score three runs in the top of the 6th off Jon Lester for the win. Nick Swisher drives in the winning run with a double, Boone Logan is the winner and Mariano Rivera picks up the save.

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The bankrupt Rangers are sold at an auction for $385 million to a group led by Hall of Famer and club president Nolan Ryan. The new ownership group outbid the recently formed partnership of Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and Houston investor Jim Crane, who tried to buy the team in 2008.

The bankrupt Rangers are sold at an auction for $385 million to a group led by Hall of Famer and club president Nolan Ryan. The new ownership group outbid the recently formed partnership of Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and Houston investor Jim Crane, who tried to buy the team in 2008.

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In the top of the ninth, the Twins recover from blowing a 6-0 lead, when Jason Kubel’s two-out pop up lands behind the pitcher’s mound untouched by the Rays’ middle infielders for the go-ahead single in the team’s eventual 8-6 victory. The odd play, a result of the ball ricocheting off a catwalk and changing direction 190 feet above Tropicana Field, will prompt a change of the ground rules for postseason games played in Tampa Bay.

In the top of the ninth, the Twins recover from blowing a 6-0 lead, when Jason Kubel’s two-out pop up lands behind the pitcher’s mound untouched by the Rays’ middle infielders for the go-ahead single in the team’s eventual 8-6 victory. The odd play, a result of the ball ricocheting off a catwalk and changing direction 190 feet above Tropicana Field, will prompt a change of the ground rules for postseason games played in Tampa Bay.

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In the top of the ninth, the Twins recover from blowing a 6-0 lead, when Jason Kubel’s two-out pop up lands behind the pitcher’s mound untouched by the Rays’ middle infielders for the go-ahead single in the team’s eventual 8-6 victory. The odd play, a result of the ball ricocheting off a catwalk and changing direction 190 feet above Tropicana Field, will prompt a change of the ground rules for postseason games played in Tampa Bay.

In the top of the ninth, the Twins recover from blowing a 6-0 lead, when Jason Kubel’s two-out pop up lands behind the pitcher’s mound untouched by the Rays’ middle infielders for the go-ahead single in the team’s eventual 8-6 victory. The odd play, a result of the ball ricocheting off a catwalk and changing direction 190 feet above Tropicana Field, will prompt a change of the ground rules for postseason games played in Tampa Bay.

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In the early hours of the morning, the group led by Nolan Ryan and Chuck Greenberg is confirmed as the winning bidder in the court-ordered auction of the Texas Rangers, part of the bankruptcy proceedings for owner Tom Hicks’s sports properties group. The winning bid, valued at $385 million in cash, beats one from Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association; its total value reaches $593 million when the portion of Hicks’s debts assumed by the new owners is taken into account.

In the early hours of the morning, the group led by Nolan Ryan and Chuck Greenberg is confirmed as the winning bidder in the court-ordered auction of the Texas Rangers, part of the bankruptcy proceedings for owner Tom Hicks’s sports properties group. The winning bid, valued at $385 million in cash, beats one from Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association; its total value reaches $593 million when the portion of Hicks’s debts assumed by the new owners is taken into account.

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A routine pop-up by Jason Kubel with two outs in the 9th hits a catwalk high above Tropicana Field and lands safely behind the pitcher’s mound to give Minnesota the lead on its way to an 8 – 6 win. The freak hit negates a six-run comeback by the Rays in the 8th, capped by Jason Bartlett’s pinch grand slam. After the loss, manager Joe Maddon lets out his frustration with his home ballpark: “There’s a crying need for a real baseball field to be built”, he tells the St. Petersburg Times.

A routine pop-up by Jason Kubel with two outs in the 9th hits a catwalk high above Tropicana Field and lands safely behind the pitcher’s mound to give Minnesota the lead on its way to an 8 – 6 win. The freak hit negates a six-run comeback by the Rays in the 8th, capped by Jason Bartlett’s pinch grand slam. After the loss, manager Joe Maddon lets out his frustration with his home ballpark: “There’s a crying need for a real baseball field to be built”, he tells the St. Petersburg Times.

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Mets rookie P Jonathon Niese sustains a season-ending groin injury covering first base in the 2nd inning of a start against St. Louis. His replacement, Nelson Figueroa, pitches 4 2/3 scoreless innings and hits a two-run triple in a 9 – 0 win.

Mets rookie P Jonathon Niese sustains a season-ending groin injury covering first base in the 2nd inning of a start against St. Louis. His replacement, Nelson Figueroa, pitches 4 2/3 scoreless innings and hits a two-run triple in a 9 – 0 win.

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Jim Thome hits two homers, including a three-run blast off Darren Oliver in the 6th, to pace the White Sox to a 6 – 2 win over the Angels. It is the 44th multi-homer game of Thome’s career; with 561 round-trippers, he is only two behind Reggie Jackson for 12th place on the all-time list.

Jim Thome hits two homers, including a three-run blast off Darren Oliver in the 6th, to pace the White Sox to a 6 – 2 win over the Angels. It is the 44th multi-homer game of Thome’s career; with 561 round-trippers, he is only two behind Reggie Jackson for 12th place on the all-time list.

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With his 246th career victory, an 8-5 win over Kansas City, Yankees right-hander Mike Mussina becomes the winningest pitcher in baseball history without a 20-win season. ‘Moose’ will reach the elusive milestone with a 20-9 record next season, his last in the majors.

With his 246th career victory, an 8-5 win over Kansas City, Yankees right-hander Mike Mussina becomes the winningest pitcher in baseball history without a 20-win season. ‘Moose’ will reach the elusive milestone with a 20-9 record next season, his last in the majors.

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At Wrigley Field, Tom Glavine, a two-time Cy Young Award winner, becomes the 23rd player in major league history to win his 300th victory. The crafty southpaw, the fifth lefty to reach the milestone, limits the Cubs to six hits and a walk in 6.1 innings as the Mets bang out 16 hits and beat Chicago in a nationally televised ESPN Sunday night game, 8-3.

At Wrigley Field, Tom Glavine, a two-time Cy Young Award winner, becomes the 23rd player in major league history to win his 300th victory. The crafty southpaw, the fifth lefty to reach the milestone, limits the Cubs to six hits and a walk in 6.1 innings as the Mets bang out 16 hits and beat Chicago in a nationally televised ESPN Sunday night game, 8-3.

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Tom Glavine becomes the 23rd pitcher and fifth left-hander to win 300 games in the major leagues with an 8 – 3 victory over the Cubs. Glavine allows two runs in 6 1/3 innings for his 10th win of the year against 6 losses and helps his cause with a single, walk and RBI. Kerry Wood appears for the Cubs, his first major league appearance in over a year.

Tom Glavine becomes the 23rd pitcher and fifth left-hander to win 300 games in the major leagues with an 8 – 3 victory over the Cubs. Glavine allows two runs in 6 1/3 innings for his 10th win of the year against 6 losses and helps his cause with a single, walk and RBI. Kerry Wood appears for the Cubs, his first major league appearance in over a year.

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It takes four bases on balls, three of which are intentional, for the Rangers to finally prevent Vladimir Guerrero from getting a hit. The Angel All-Star outfielder, who started playing in the American League after leaving Montreal as a free agent in 2003, had hit safely in all of his previous 44 games played against Texas.

It takes four bases on balls, three of which are intentional, for the Rangers to finally prevent Vladimir Guerrero from getting a hit. The Angel All-Star outfielder, who started playing in the American League after leaving Montreal as a free agent in 2003, had hit safely in all of his previous 44 games played against Texas.

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Trevor Hoffman throws a scoreless ninth inning in San Diego’s 6-3 victory over the Nationals at Petco Park to become the first major league reliever to record 30 saves for eleven seasons. The Padres closer’s milestone establishes a major league record, surpassing the mark set by Lee Smith, baseball’s all-time saves leader.

Trevor Hoffman throws a scoreless ninth inning in San Diego’s 6-3 victory over the Nationals at Petco Park to become the first major league reliever to record 30 saves for eleven seasons. The Padres closer’s milestone establishes a major league record, surpassing the mark set by Lee Smith, baseball’s all-time saves leader.

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Trevor Hoffman throws a scoreless ninth inning in San Diego’s 6-3 victory over the Nationals at Petco Park to become the first major league reliever to record 30 saves for eleven seasons. The Padres closer’s milestone establishes a major league record, surpassing the mark set by Lee Smith, baseball’s all-time saves leader.

Trevor Hoffman throws a scoreless ninth inning in San Diego’s 6-3 victory over the Nationals at Petco Park to become the first major league reliever to record 30 saves for eleven seasons. The Padres closer’s milestone establishes a major league record, surpassing the mark set by Lee Smith, baseball’s all-time saves leader.

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Albert Pujols becomes the first player to connect for 30 home runs in each of his first five big league seasons. The Cardinals first baseman has hit 190 homers during this five-year span from the start of his career in 2001, equaling Eddie Mathews’ total (1952-56) and with 25 fewer than Ralph Kiner (1946-1950).

Albert Pujols becomes the first player to connect for 30 home runs in each of his first five big league seasons. The Cardinals first baseman has hit 190 homers during this five-year span from the start of his career in 2001, equaling Eddie Mathews’ total (1952-56) and with 25 fewer than Ralph Kiner (1946-1950).

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Albert Pujols becomes the first player to connect for 30 home runs in each of his first five big league seasons. The St. Louis Cardinals first baseman has hit 190 homers during this five-year span from the start of his career, equaling Eddie Mathews’ total (1952-1956) and with 25 fewer than Ralph Kiner (1946-1950).

Albert Pujols becomes the first player to connect for 30 home runs in each of his first five big league seasons. The St. Louis Cardinals first baseman has hit 190 homers during this five-year span from the start of his career, equaling Eddie Mathews’ total (1952-1956) and with 25 fewer than Ralph Kiner (1946-1950).

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Trailing the Mariners, 14 – 2, the Indians, score 12 times beginning in the 7th inning to tie the score. Cleveland will win the game in the 11th inning, 15 – 14 making it the third time (after the 1911 Tigers and 1925 A’s) a team has won after being behind by 12 runs.

Trailing the Mariners, 14 – 2, the Indians, score 12 times beginning in the 7th inning to tie the score. Cleveland will win the game in the 11th inning, 15 – 14 making it the third time (after the 1911 Tigers and 1925 A’s) a team has won after being behind by 12 runs.

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Detroit falls to Oakland by a score of 5 – 1. In doing so, the Tigers tie a major league record by scoring only one run in their 5th consecutive game. The last of the seven teams who did so were the 1968 Los Angeles Dodgers.

Detroit falls to Oakland by a score of 5 – 1. In doing so, the Tigers tie a major league record by scoring only one run in their 5th consecutive game. The last of the seven teams who did so were the 1968 Los Angeles Dodgers.

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At Jacobs Field, the Indians, who trailed in the game 14-2 after six innings, tally twelve runs to tie the score and will beat the Mariners, 15-14, thanks to Jolbert Cabrera’s 11th inning broken bat single scoring Kenny Lofton to complete the unbelievable comeback. The Tribe joins the 1911 Tigers and 1925 A’s to become the third team in major league history to have won after being down by a dozen runs.

At Jacobs Field, the Indians, who trailed in the game 14-2 after six innings, tally twelve runs to tie the score and will beat the Mariners, 15-14, thanks to Jolbert Cabrera’s 11th inning broken bat single scoring Kenny Lofton to complete the unbelievable comeback. The Tribe joins the 1911 Tigers and 1925 A’s to become the third team in major league history to have won after being down by a dozen runs.

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Kirby Puckett and Dave Winfield, who were both elected to by the BBWAA in his first their year of eligibility, are enshrined in the Hall of Fame. The former Twin teammates are joined by 1960 World Series hero Bill Mazeroski and the late Negro Leagues pitcher Hilton Smith, players selected by the Veterans Committee.

Kirby Puckett and Dave Winfield, who were both elected to by the BBWAA in his first their year of eligibility, are enshrined in the Hall of Fame. The former Twin teammates are joined by 1960 World Series hero Bill Mazeroski and the late Negro Leagues pitcher Hilton Smith, players selected by the Veterans Committee.

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At Jacobs Field, the Indians, who trailed in the game 14-2 after six innings, tally twelve runs to tie the score and will beat the Mariners, 15-14, thanks to Jolbert Cabrera’s 11th inning broken bat single scoring Kenny Lofton to complete the unbelievable comeback. The Tribe joins the 1911 Tigers and 1925 A’s to become the third team in major league history to have won after being down by a dozen runs.

At Jacobs Field, the Indians, who trailed in the game 14-2 after six innings, tally twelve runs to tie the score and will beat the Mariners, 15-14, thanks to Jolbert Cabrera’s 11th inning broken bat single scoring Kenny Lofton to complete the unbelievable comeback. The Tribe joins the 1911 Tigers and 1925 A’s to become the third team in major league history to have won after being down by a dozen runs.

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