On August 5, 2001 — 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.
Pitchers Kevin Foster of the Chicago Cubs and Marvin Freeman of the Colorado Rockies each hit home runs off each other in a 7 – 6 Chicago victory at Coors Field. Foster and Freeman became just the tenth duo in the 20th century to hit and throw homers against each other.
May 23, 1995
Philadelphia outfielder Elmer Valo, the second major league player to be born in Czechoslovakia, becomes the first American Leaguer to hit a pair of bases-loaded triples in the same game, an A’s 15-9 victory over Washington at Shibe Park. The 28 year-old hustling line-drive hitter will deliver a third bases-loaded triple later in the season, equalling the AL mark Shano Collins established in 1918.
May 1, 1949
In a complicated three-team swap‚ pitcher Scott Sanderson is traded from the Expos to the Cubs. Montreal receives pitcher Gary Lucas from San Diego‚ and the Padres get P Craig Lefferts‚ 1B-OF Carmelo Martinez and 3B Fritzie Connally from Chicago, and IF Al Newman from Montreal.
December 7, 1983
In Game 6 of the Fall Classic, the Yankees captured their 27th World Championship and their first since 2000, with a 7-3 decision over the Phillies, the defending champs. Hideki Matsui, New York’s designated hitter, collects six RBIs, tying a World Series mark, and Andy Pettitte became the second pitcher to get the victory in all three postseason-clinching games, joining Derek Lowe, who accomplished the feat with Boston in 2004.
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