On August 9, 2010 — The Mariners, mired in last place in the AL West with a record of 40-72, fire manager Don Wakamatsu and three coaches. Daren Brown, manager of AAA Tacoma, replaces him on an interim basis.
By hitting his 30th home run, Dante Bichette joins his teammate Ellis Burks as a member of the 30/30 club. The Rockies join the 1987 New York Mets as the only teams in history to have two 30-30 players (Howard Johnson and Darryl Strawberry) during the same season.
September 13, 1996
David Cone makes a dramatic return to the mound after his May operation to remove an aneurysm in his pitching arm, by pitching seven no-hit innings. The Yankees beat the A’s, 4 – 0, as Mariano Rivera gives up one hit to Jose Herrera in the 8th.
September 2, 1996
After 12 straight wins, the Rangers take an early 8 – 3 lead, but the Angels rally for 6 runs in the 6th to win, 9 – 8. Howie Kendrick drives in 4 runs for the Halos.
July 20, 2011