Tag: September 6

1991 – Pete Harnisch becomes the second Astro to strike out the side on nine pitches. It happens in the seventh inning of a 3-1 triumph over the Phillies. Harnisch scatters four hits while Jeff Bagwell and Andujar Cedeno go deep for all of Houston’s runs. 

1991 – Pete Harnisch becomes the second Astro to strike out the side on nine pitches. It happens in the seventh inning of a 3-1 triumph over the Phillies. Harnisch scatters four hits while Jeff Bagwell and Andujar Cedeno go deep for all of Houston’s runs. 

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1984 – Craig Reynolds blasts a grand slam  and Glenn Davis smashes his first big league homer as Houston crushes the Giants, 14-2. Bob Knepper contributes two hits and three RBIs as well as a seven-hit complete game victory. 

1984 – Craig Reynolds blasts a grand slam  and Glenn Davis smashes his first big league homer as Houston crushes the Giants, 14-2. Bob Knepper contributes two hits and three RBIs as well as a seven-hit complete game victory. 

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1980 – Art Howe ties a club record with his eighth consecutive hit, a two-run single that paces a 9-5 win over St. Louis. A grand slam by Jose Cruz highlights the 6-4 nightcap for a twinbill sweep , drawing the Astros to within one game of the Dodgers for the N.L. West lead. Vern Ruhle goes the distance in the second game. Ruhle’s performance while replacing J.R. Richard after his stroke keeps the Astros in the pennant race.

1980 – Art Howe ties a club record with his eighth consecutive hit, a two-run single that paces a 9-5 win over St. Louis. A grand slam by Jose Cruz highlights the 6-4 nightcap for a twinbill sweep , drawing the Astros to within one game of the Dodgers for the N.L. West lead. Vern Ruhle goes the distance in the second game. Ruhle’s performance while replacing J.R. Richard after his stroke keeps the Astros in the pennant race.

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2008 – Roy Oswalt spins a one-hitter, blanking the Rockies, 2-0. A single by Brad Hawpe is the only Colorado safety. Oswalt fans six and walks two. Hunter Pence’s two-run homer provides the only runs of the game. The Astros are 28-11 since July 26th but remain in fourth place in their division with only faint playoff hopes. 

2008 – Roy Oswalt spins a one-hitter, blanking the Rockies, 2-0. A single by Brad Hawpe is the only Colorado safety. Oswalt fans six and walks two. Hunter Pence’s two-run homer provides the only runs of the game. The Astros are 28-11 since July 26th but remain in fourth place in their division with only faint playoff hopes. 

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The Indians win their 14th consecutive game by defeating the White Sox, 5 – 1, behind a complete game performance by Carlos Carrasco. The streak ties the club record set last season. Following close on their heels are the Diamondbacks, who set a team record with their 13th straight win, 3 – 1 over the Dodgers. The D-Backs have swept the Dodgers, holders of the best record in the majors, twice in three-game series during the streak.

The Indians win their 14th consecutive game by defeating the White Sox, 5 – 1, behind a complete game performance by Carlos Carrasco. The streak ties the club record set last season. Following close on their heels are the Diamondbacks, who set a team record with their 13th straight win, 3 – 1 over the Dodgers. The D-Backs have swept the Dodgers, holders of the best record in the majors, twice in three-game series during the streak.

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For the second straight day, there is a 17-0, 4-inning mercy rule perfect game at the 2017 Women’s Baseball Asian Cup. Today, Japan’s Asaka Tsuru, Mina Sugimoto, Shiori Tanaka and Nanami Ono each throw one inning against India, a day after Taiwan did the feat against South Korea. Yuka Ogata drives in four.

For the second straight day, there is a 17-0, 4-inning mercy rule perfect game at the 2017 Women’s Baseball Asian Cup. Today, Japan’s Asaka Tsuru, Mina Sugimoto, Shiori Tanaka and Nanami Ono each throw one inning against India, a day after Taiwan did the feat against South Korea. Yuka Ogata drives in four.

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2016 – The Twins lose again, 10 – 3, to the Royals, but Brian Dozier is red hot. He homers in his fifth straight game, tying a team record, and now has 39, tying the American League record for a second baseman set by Alfonso Soriano. Dozier has hit 25 homers since the All-Star break, but the Twins won only two of their last 17 games and have the worst record in the majors.

2016 – The Twins lose again, 10 – 3, to the Royals, but Brian Dozier is red hot. He homers in his fifth straight game, tying a team record, and now has 39, tying the American League record for a second baseman set by Alfonso Soriano. Dozier has hit 25 homers since the All-Star break, but the Twins won only two of their last 17 games and have the worst record in the majors.

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2015 – The United States wins its third straight U-18 Baseball World Cup and 8th overall, three off Cuba for the all-time lead. They pull off a 2 – 1 upset of host Japan, which had outscored opponents 80-3 in a 8-0 start entering today. Tourney MVP Nick Pratto, Braxton Garrett and Reginald Jefferson-Lawson scatter 7 hits and fan 10, while Sena Sato takes the loss. Shotaro Ueza tosses five innings of one-hit shutout ball in relief but Japan’s offense can’t rally.

2015 – The United States wins its third straight U-18 Baseball World Cup and 8th overall, three off Cuba for the all-time lead. They pull off a 2 – 1 upset of host Japan, which had outscored opponents 80-3 in a 8-0 start entering today. Tourney MVP Nick Pratto, Braxton Garrett and Reginald Jefferson-Lawson scatter 7 hits and fan 10, while Sena Sato takes the loss. Shotaro Ueza tosses five innings of one-hit shutout ball in relief but Japan’s offense can’t rally.

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2014 – After going 0-17 in Women’s Baseball World Cup history, Hong Kong finally wins. Netherlands starter Jessica Kroeskop walks the first seven batters and the Netherlands doesn’t recover in a 19-11 loss. Tsz-Chin Lauscores four and drives in four.

2014 – After going 0-17 in Women’s Baseball World Cup history, Hong Kong finally wins. Netherlands starter Jessica Kroeskop walks the first seven batters and the Netherlands doesn’t recover in a 19-11 loss. Tsz-Chin Lauscores four and drives in four.

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Yusmeiro Petit of the Giants comes within one strike of a perfect game against the Diamondbacks at AT&T Park. Eric Chavez hits a single with two outs in the 9th to deprive Petit of his place in history, but he retires the next batter, A.J. Pollock, to end up with a 3 – 0 one-hitter.

Yusmeiro Petit of the Giants comes within one strike of a perfect game against the Diamondbacks at AT&T Park. Eric Chavez hits a single with two outs in the 9th to deprive Petit of his place in history, but he retires the next batter, A.J. Pollock, to end up with a 3 – 0 one-hitter.

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The Red Sox score 9 runs starting in the 7th inning, coming back from an 8 – 3 deficit to defeat the Yankees, 12 – 8. Mike Napoli’s grand slam is the key blow of the 7th, tying the score against Nook Logan, then Shane Victorino hits a two-run shot in the 8th to put the Sox ahead to stay.

The Red Sox score 9 runs starting in the 7th inning, coming back from an 8 – 3 deficit to defeat the Yankees, 12 – 8. Mike Napoli’s grand slam is the key blow of the 7th, tying the score against Nook Logan, then Shane Victorino hits a two-run shot in the 8th to put the Sox ahead to stay.

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Facing his former team, Yusmeiro Petit retires the first 26 Diamondbacks he faces in the Giants’ 3-0 victory at AT&T Park. The 28 year-old right-hander’s bid for perfection is spoiled by pinch-hitter Eric Chavez, who strokes a line drive single to right field with two outs in the ninth inning.

Facing his former team, Yusmeiro Petit retires the first 26 Diamondbacks he faces in the Giants’ 3-0 victory at AT&T Park. The 28 year-old right-hander’s bid for perfection is spoiled by pinch-hitter Eric Chavez, who strokes a line drive single to right field with two outs in the ninth inning.

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Facing his former team, Yusmeiro Petit retires the first 26 Diamondbacks he faces in the Giants’ 3-0 victory at AT&T Park. The 28 year-old right-hander’s bid for perfection is spoiled by pinch-hitter Eric Chavez, who strokes a line drive single to right field with two outs in the ninth inning.

Facing his former team, Yusmeiro Petit retires the first 26 Diamondbacks he faces in the Giants’ 3-0 victory at AT&T Park. The 28 year-old right-hander’s bid for perfection is spoiled by pinch-hitter Eric Chavez, who strokes a line drive single to right field with two outs in the ninth inning.

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The Nationals complete a four-game sweep of the Cubs at home with a 9 – 2 win punctured by two bench-clearing incidents. With the Nats ahead 7 – 2 in the 5th, thanks to a three-run homer by Kurt Suzuki and a two-run single by P Jordan Zimmermann, Cubs bench coach Jamie Quirk becomes angry when the Nats’ Jayson Werth swings at a 3-0 pitch and gets into a shouting match with Washington third-base coach Bo Porter, prompting both benches and bullpens to empty, although no punches are thrown. Quirk is ejected as a result of the incident. In the 6th, Bryce Harper is brushed back by Cubs P Lendy Castillo on the first pitch of the inning, leading to another general outing. Three players are ejected this time, including Cubs catcher Steve Clevenger. Adam LaRoche then caps the scoring with a two-run homer off Jeff Beliveau later that inning.

The Nationals complete a four-game sweep of the Cubs at home with a 9 – 2 win punctured by two bench-clearing incidents. With the Nats ahead 7 – 2 in the 5th, thanks to a three-run homer by Kurt Suzuki and a two-run single by P Jordan Zimmermann, Cubs bench coach Jamie Quirk becomes angry when the Nats’ Jayson Werth swings at a 3-0 pitch and gets into a shouting match with Washington third-base coach Bo Porter, prompting both benches and bullpens to empty, although no punches are thrown. Quirk is ejected as a result of the incident. In the 6th, Bryce Harper is brushed back by Cubs P Lendy Castillo on the first pitch of the inning, leading to another general outing. Three players are ejected this time, including Cubs catcher Steve Clevenger. Adam LaRoche then caps the scoring with a two-run homer off Jeff Beliveau later that inning.

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The Orioles use the long ball to defeat the Yankees, belting out 6 homers in a 10 – 6 win, including three in the 8th inning. Adam Jones leads off the frame with a solo blast off David Robertson to break a 6 – 6 tie, Mark Reynolds then hits a two-run shot, and Chris Davis follows with a solo shot to seal the outcome of the game. The two teams are again tied for the lead in the AL East.

The Orioles use the long ball to defeat the Yankees, belting out 6 homers in a 10 – 6 win, including three in the 8th inning. Adam Jones leads off the frame with a solo blast off David Robertson to break a 6 – 6 tie, Mark Reynolds then hits a two-run shot, and Chris Davis follows with a solo shot to seal the outcome of the game. The two teams are again tied for the lead in the AL East.

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Cal Ripken becomes the fifth Oriole of the six O’s who have been inducted into Baseball’s Hall of Fame to have a statue dedicated in Camden Yards’ Legends Park. The Iron Man joins Frank Robinson, Earl Weaver, Jim Palmer, and Eddie Murray, along with Brooks Robinson, who will be also honored at the end of the month.

Cal Ripken becomes the fifth Oriole of the six O’s who have been inducted into Baseball’s Hall of Fame to have a statue dedicated in Camden Yards’ Legends Park. The Iron Man joins Frank Robinson, Earl Weaver, Jim Palmer, and Eddie Murray, along with Brooks Robinson, who will be also honored at the end of the month.

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Cal Ripken becomes the fifth Oriole of the six O’s who have been inducted into Baseball’s Hall of Fame to have a statue dedicated in Camden Yards’ Legends Park. The Iron Man joins Frank Robinson, Earl Weaver, Jim Palmer, and Eddie Murray, along with Brooks Robinson, who will be also honored at the end of the month.

Cal Ripken becomes the fifth Oriole of the six O’s who have been inducted into Baseball’s Hall of Fame to have a statue dedicated in Camden Yards’ Legends Park. The Iron Man joins Frank Robinson, Earl Weaver, Jim Palmer, and Eddie Murray, along with Brooks Robinson, who will be also honored at the end of the month.

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Stephen Strasburg makes his return to the major leagues barely a year after undergoing Tommy John surgery. The Nationals’ prize hurler throws 5 scoreless innings against the Dodgers, allowing only two hits, and leaves with a 3 – 0 lead. The Dodgers rally for a 7 – 3 win, however.

Stephen Strasburg makes his return to the major leagues barely a year after undergoing Tommy John surgery. The Nationals’ prize hurler throws 5 scoreless innings against the Dodgers, allowing only two hits, and leaves with a 3 – 0 lead. The Dodgers rally for a 7 – 3 win, however.

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David Ortiz and Marco Scutaro both have 4 hits and Jon Lester throws seven scoreless innings to win his 15th game as the Red Sox romp over the Blue Jays, 14 – 0. Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Josh Reddick both homer as the Sox collect a season-high 20 hits.

David Ortiz and Marco Scutaro both have 4 hits and Jon Lester throws seven scoreless innings to win his 15th game as the Red Sox romp over the Blue Jays, 14 – 0. Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Josh Reddick both homer as the Sox collect a season-high 20 hits.

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The Giants edge a little closer to the Diamondbacks in the NL West with a 6 – 4 win over San Diego. Eric Surkamp wins his first major league decision while Brett Pill hits a two-run homer in his first major league at-bat for the Giants. Meanwhile, the D-Backs lose, 8 – 3, to the Rockies, to see their lead fall to 6 games. Colorado scores 7 times in the 8th inning, highlighted by Troy Tulowitzki’s three-run homer. Tulowitzki becomes the second NL shortstop to have a 30-HR, 100-RBI season.

The Giants edge a little closer to the Diamondbacks in the NL West with a 6 – 4 win over San Diego. Eric Surkamp wins his first major league decision while Brett Pill hits a two-run homer in his first major league at-bat for the Giants. Meanwhile, the D-Backs lose, 8 – 3, to the Rockies, to see their lead fall to 6 games. Colorado scores 7 times in the 8th inning, highlighted by Troy Tulowitzki’s three-run homer. Tulowitzki becomes the second NL shortstop to have a 30-HR, 100-RBI season.

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The Padres end their 10-game losing streak by beating the Dodgers, 4 – 2. Nick Hundley homers and drives in two runs in support of emergency starter Tim Stauffer, who steps up for flu-ridden Mat Latos. The Pads’ once-comfortable lead over the Giants in the NL West is now down to a single game.

The Padres end their 10-game losing streak by beating the Dodgers, 4 – 2. Nick Hundley homers and drives in two runs in support of emergency starter Tim Stauffer, who steps up for flu-ridden Mat Latos. The Pads’ once-comfortable lead over the Giants in the NL West is now down to a single game.

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Ubaldo Jimenez finally wins his franchise record 18th game of the season, as the Rockies defeat the Reds, 10 – 5; Jimenez had started the year red hot, but had not won a game since August 4th, when he tied the mark of 17 wins held jointly by Kevin Ritz and Jeff Francis.

Ubaldo Jimenez finally wins his franchise record 18th game of the season, as the Rockies defeat the Reds, 10 – 5; Jimenez had started the year red hot, but had not won a game since August 4th, when he tied the mark of 17 wins held jointly by Kevin Ritz and Jeff Francis.

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Ichiro Suzuki gets his 2,000th Major League hit, a double off Gio Gonzalez in the 1st inning. He is the second fastest to the milestone, taking 1,402 games, 12 more than Hall of Famer Al Simmons. Ichiro’s Mariners lose to Oakland, however, as Scott Hairston hits a decisive grand slam in the 5 – 2 game.

Ichiro Suzuki gets his 2,000th Major League hit, a double off Gio Gonzalez in the 1st inning. He is the second fastest to the milestone, taking 1,402 games, 12 more than Hall of Famer Al Simmons. Ichiro’s Mariners lose to Oakland, however, as Scott Hairston hits a decisive grand slam in the 5 – 2 game.

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With a leadoff first-inning double in the Mariners’ 5-2 loss in Oakland, Ichiro Suzuki becomes the 259th player and the second-quickest to collect 2000 major league hits. In 1933, Al Simmons, playing with the White Sox, reached the milestone in his 1,390th game, a dozen contests less than Seattle’s superstar.

With a leadoff first-inning double in the Mariners’ 5-2 loss in Oakland, Ichiro Suzuki becomes the 259th player and the second-quickest to collect 2000 major league hits. In 1933, Al Simmons, playing with the White Sox, reached the milestone in his 1,390th game, a dozen contests less than Seattle’s superstar.

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With a leadoff first-inning double in the Mariners’ 5-2 loss in Oakland, Ichiro Suzuki becomes the 259th player and the second-quickest to collect 2000 major league hits. In 1933, Al Simmons, playing with the White Sox, reached the milestone in his 1,390th game, a dozen contests less than Seattle’s superstar.

With a leadoff first-inning double in the Mariners’ 5-2 loss in Oakland, Ichiro Suzuki becomes the 259th player and the second-quickest to collect 2000 major league hits. In 1933, Al Simmons, playing with the White Sox, reached the milestone in his 1,390th game, a dozen contests less than Seattle’s superstar.

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2007 – The Angels beat the Indians, 10 – 3. Garret Anderson drives in three runs to give him 11 straight games with at least one RBI. This marks a new record in the history of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim franchise. Fred Lynn (1984) and Wally Joyner (1986) had shared the old record of 10.

2007 – The Angels beat the Indians, 10 – 3. Garret Anderson drives in three runs to give him 11 straight games with at least one RBI. This marks a new record in the history of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim franchise. Fred Lynn (1984) and Wally Joyner (1986) had shared the old record of 10.

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The Marlins shut out the Diamondbacks, 2 – 0, as rookie Anibal Sanchez hurls a no-hitter. It is the first no-hitter in the majors since Randy Johnson’s perfect game on May 18, 2004. The stretch of 6,364 games between no-hitters was the longest in major league history.

The Marlins shut out the Diamondbacks, 2 – 0, as rookie Anibal Sanchez hurls a no-hitter. It is the first no-hitter in the majors since Randy Johnson’s perfect game on May 18, 2004. The stretch of 6,364 games between no-hitters was the longest in major league history.

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With the help of three defensive gems at Miami’s Dolphin Stadium, Anibal Sanchez no-hits the Diamondbacks, 2-0, when Eric Byrnes makes the last out of the game on a questionable, bang-bang play at first base. The 22 year-old Venezuelan hurler is the 18th rookie to throw a no-hitter, and he joins Al Leiter, Kevin Brown, and A.J. Burnett as the fourth Marlin to throw a no-hitter.

With the help of three defensive gems at Miami’s Dolphin Stadium, Anibal Sanchez no-hits the Diamondbacks, 2-0, when Eric Byrnes makes the last out of the game on a questionable, bang-bang play at first base. The 22 year-old Venezuelan hurler is the 18th rookie to throw a no-hitter, and he joins Al Leiter, Kevin Brown, and A.J. Burnett as the fourth Marlin to throw a no-hitter.

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With the help of three defensive gems at Miami’s Dolphin Stadium, Anibal Sanchez no-hits the Diamondbacks, 2-0, when Eric Byrnes makes the last out of the game on a questionable, bang-bang play at first base. The 22 year-old Venezuelan hurler is the 18th rookie to throw a no-hitter, and he joins Al Leiter, Kevin Brown, and A.J. Burnett as the fourth Marlin to throw a no-hitter.

With the help of three defensive gems at Miami’s Dolphin Stadium, Anibal Sanchez no-hits the Diamondbacks, 2-0, when Eric Byrnes makes the last out of the game on a questionable, bang-bang play at first base. The 22 year-old Venezuelan hurler is the 18th rookie to throw a no-hitter, and he joins Al Leiter, Kevin Brown, and A.J. Burnett as the fourth Marlin to throw a no-hitter.

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At an afternoon press conference at PNC Park, Pirates General Manager Dave Littlefield announces manager Lloyd McClendon has been dismissed. The former skipper, who compiled a 336-446 record during his 3+ year tenure in the Bucs dugout, will be replaced by bench coach Pete Mackanin on an interim basis for the remainder of the season.

At an afternoon press conference at PNC Park, Pirates General Manager Dave Littlefield announces manager Lloyd McClendon has been dismissed. The former skipper, who compiled a 336-446 record during his 3+ year tenure in the Bucs dugout, will be replaced by bench coach Pete Mackanin on an interim basis for the remainder of the season.

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As part of the National Roberto Clemente Day celebration, teams will collect donations from fans in support of the Hurricane Katrina relief effort. Also, in remembrance of those affected by the disaster, major league players will don helmets bearing the Red Cross logo on the right side, and the number to call to help those in need will appear on the sides of the bases.

As part of the National Roberto Clemente Day celebration, teams will collect donations from fans in support of the Hurricane Katrina relief effort. Also, in remembrance of those affected by the disaster, major league players will don helmets bearing the Red Cross logo on the right side, and the number to call to help those in need will appear on the sides of the bases.

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Mark Teixeira, with his 36th round-tripper this year, becomes the fifth player in major league history to collect 100 homers during his first three seasons when he hits a three-run, two-out blast to right-field in the top of the ninth off Joe Nathan, giving the Rangers a come-from-behind 10-7 victory over Minnesota at the Metrodome. The 25 year-old slugger, who will finish with 43 dingers, went yard 26 and 38 times, respectively, in his first two seasons with Texas.

Mark Teixeira, with his 36th round-tripper this year, becomes the fifth player in major league history to collect 100 homers during his first three seasons when he hits a three-run, two-out blast to right-field in the top of the ninth off Joe Nathan, giving the Rangers a come-from-behind 10-7 victory over Minnesota at the Metrodome. The 25 year-old slugger, who will finish with 43 dingers, went yard 26 and 38 times, respectively, in his first two seasons with Texas.

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2004 – Keith Ramsey of the Kinston Indians throws a perfect game against the Myrtle Beach Pelicans in the last game of the Carolina League regular season. It is the 4th 9-inning perfect game in league history and the first in 26 years.

2004 – Keith Ramsey of the Kinston Indians throws a perfect game against the Myrtle Beach Pelicans in the last game of the Carolina League regular season. It is the 4th 9-inning perfect game in league history and the first in 26 years.

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Blue Jays ace Roy Halladay pitches the first extra inning complete game shutout in the majors since Jack Morris did so in the classic Game 7 of the 1991 World Series.

Blue Jays ace Roy Halladay pitches the first extra inning complete game shutout in the majors since Jack Morris did so in the classic Game 7 of the 1991 World Series. The last time it was done in the regular season was by Dave Stewart‚ on August 1‚ 1990. Halladay takes a no-hitter into the 8th against Detroit‚ and finishes with a 3-hit‚ 1 – 0 victory. Tiger starter Nate Cornejo pitches 9 shutout innings before giving way to Fernando Rodney. Bobby Kielty’s single drives home the winner.

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At Yankee Stadium, Tim Wakefield allows 4 hits in 7 innings as the Red Sox wallop Roger Clemens to move 1 1/2 games behind the Yankees in the AL East. Nomar Garciaparra hits a 2-run homer to ignite a 6-run 4th inning. Luis Sojo‚ who appeared in the Yankees’ old-timers game earlier in the year‚ pinch hits for Jason Giambi in the 9th and fouls out.

At Yankee Stadium, Tim Wakefield allows 4 hits in 7 innings as the Red Sox wallop Roger Clemens to move 1 1/2 games behind the Yankees in the AL East. Nomar Garciaparra hits a 2-run homer to ignite a 6-run 4th inning. Luis Sojo‚ who appeared in the Yankees’ old-timers game earlier in the year‚ pinch hits for Jason Giambi in the 9th and fouls out.

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At Milwaukee‚ the Cubs’ Mark Prior (15-5) strikes out 7 in 7 innings to win his 7th straight‚ beating the Brewers‚ 4 – 2. Randall Simon hits a 2-run homer for Chicago and gets a big cheer when it is announced that all 330 fans sitting in section 112‚ behind the Cubs dugout‚ would receive free Polish sausages‚ courtesy of Simon. Simon’s last appearance at Miller Park was in a Pirates uniform on July 9 when he whacked a woman dressed as a sausage during a race.

At Milwaukee‚ the Cubs’ Mark Prior (15-5) strikes out 7 in 7 innings to win his 7th straight‚ beating the Brewers‚ 4 – 2. Randall Simon hits a 2-run homer for Chicago and gets a big cheer when it is announced that all 330 fans sitting in section 112‚ behind the Cubs dugout‚ would receive free Polish sausages‚ courtesy of Simon. Simon’s last appearance at Miller Park was in a Pirates uniform on July 9 when he whacked a woman dressed as a sausage during a race.

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For the first time in 11 years, the Homer Hanky makes its return to the Metrodome in hopes of halting Oakland’s record-setting 20-game winning streak. The Twins, 8-0 in World Series home games (1987 and 1991) with the fans waving their trademark towels, see the magic continue when they blank their opponents, 6-0.

For the first time in 11 years, the Homer Hanky makes its return to the Metrodome in hopes of halting Oakland’s record-setting 20-game winning streak. The Twins, 8-0 in World Series home games (1987 and 1991) with the fans waving their trademark towels, see the magic continue when they blank their opponents, 6-0.

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Oakland’s 20-game winning streak is stopped when the Twins and Brad Radke, who throws a six-hitter, blank the team at the Metrodome, 6-0. The A’s fell one game short of equalling the second-longest modern winning streak in baseball history, established by the Cubs, who won 21 straight contests in 1935.

Oakland’s 20-game winning streak is stopped when the Twins and Brad Radke, who throws a six-hitter, blank the team at the Metrodome, 6-0. The A’s fell one game short of equalling the second-longest modern winning streak in baseball history, established by the Cubs, who won 21 straight contests in 1935.

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The Oakland Athletics’ 20-game winning streak is snapped as Brad Radke pitches the Minnesota Twins to a 6 – 0 victory at home. The Athletics fall short of matching the second-longest winning streak in history. The Chicago National League teams of 1880 and 1935 both won 21 straight.

The Oakland Athletics’ 20-game winning streak is snapped as Brad Radke pitches the Minnesota Twins to a 6 – 0 victory at home. The Athletics fall short of matching the second-longest winning streak in history. The Chicago National League teams of 1880 and 1935 both won 21 straight.

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The Cardinals defeat the Cubs‚ 11 – 2‚ as brothers Andy and Alan Benes oppose each other in the 7th matchup of brothers in major league history. Andy gets the win while Alan takes the loss. The Cards score all 11 of their runs in the 3rd inning.

The Cardinals defeat the Cubs‚ 11 – 2‚ as brothers Andy and Alan Benes oppose each other in the 7th matchup of brothers in major league history. Andy gets the win while Alan takes the loss. The Cards score all 11 of their runs in the 3rd inning.

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For the first time in 11 years, the Homer Hanky makes its return to the Metrodome in hopes of halting Oakland’s record-setting 20-game winning streak. The Twins, 8-0 in World Series home games (1987 and 1991) with the fans waving their trademark towels, see the magic continue when they blank their opponents, 6-0.

For the first time in 11 years, the Homer Hanky makes its return to the Metrodome in hopes of halting Oakland’s record-setting 20-game winning streak. The Twins, 8-0 in World Series home games (1987 and 1991) with the fans waving their trademark towels, see the magic continue when they blank their opponents, 6-0.

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    In the inaugural season of divisional play, the Mets clinch the first-ever National League East title. Gary Gentry fires a four-hitter, blanking the Cardinals, 6-0, in front of a frenzied Shea Stadium crowd, which spills onto the field en masse after the game to celebrate their team's amazing accomplishment. More information about todays events, players, […]
  • 1937 All Star Game Dizzy Dean takes one on the toe
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  • Sonny Siebert fires no hitter June 10 1966 Full Radio Broadcast
    On June 10, 1966 At Cleveland Stadium Sonny Siebert pitches a no-hitter against the Washington Senators and Leon Wagner homers off loser Phil Ortega as first-place Cleveland wins, 2 – 0. The right-hander strikes out seven batters, walking only one, in his Cleveland Stadium gem. It will be the only No Hitter of the season.   More information about todays events, players, ball park, date and […]
  • Vin Scully on the Call May 14 1957 Dodgers vs Braves
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  • Willie Mays Makes The Catch Game 1 1954 World Series
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  • Lefty Gomez pitches the Yankess to the 1936 World Title
    October 6, 1936 Yankees at Giants World Series Game 6 The Giants loaded the bases in the first off Lefty Gomez on a single and two walks before Mel Ott drove in two with a double, but Jake Powell's home-run after a two-out triple off Freddie Fitzsimmons tied the game in the second. Next inning, […]
  • Lou Brock hits one of longest homeruns in Polo Grounds history
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  • Jimmy Piersall hits his 100th homerun and runs the bases backwards
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  • Game 7 1934 World Series Dizzy Dean Faces the Tigers
    On October 9, 1934, Dizzy Dean and the St. Louis Cardinals win the seventh game of the World Series 11-0, the Cardinals erupted for 7 runs in the 3rd inning. Dizzy Dean with 1 out doubled to left, Pepper Martin singled to first and stole second, then Jack Rothrock walked. Frankie Frisch lines a three […]
  • Don Drysdale dominates Yankees in Game 3 1963 World Series
    October 5, 1963 Don Drysdale pitched a masterful three-hitter at Dodger Stadium in his complete-game win. Manager Walter Alston called Drysdale's performance "one of the greatest pitched games I ever saw." Jim Bouton, making his first World Series start, dueled Drysdale throughout, permitting only four hits in seven innings for a losing cause. The lone […]

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