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The Cincinnati Reds and Milwaukee Brewers tied an MLB record during Tuesday's game in Milwaukee by combining for three grand slams, per ESPN Stats & Info.

The feat has only been accomplished on three other occasions, most recently in August 2011, when the Yankees accounted for all three grand slams in a win over the Oakland Athletics.

While the Reds didn't quite manage three grand slams on their own Tuesday night, they did hit five total home runs on the way to a thrilling 16-10 victory.

Cincinnati's grand slams came courtesy of outfielder Jay Bruce and third baseman Todd Frazier, while Milwaukee's came off the bat of second baseman Elian Herrera.

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Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah and forward Pau Gasol combined for 35 rebounds in Monday's 91-82 win over the Milwaukee Bucks, becoming the first teammates in franchise history to both record 15 or more boards in the same playoff game, per ESPN Stats & Info.

Noah led the way with a game-high 19 rebounds over 32 minutes, while Gasol chipped in another 16 over 34 minutes. Surprisingly, the two big men combined for just 17 points, as guard Jimmy Butler provided 31 of Chicago's 91 points in the low-scoring victory.

With Butler (nine rebounds), guard Derrick Rose (seven) and forward Mike Dunleavy (six) also having solid games on the boards, the Chicago starting lineup provided 57 rebounds, marking the most by a team's starters in a playoff win since the 1972-73 Boston Celtics got 59 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the New York Knicks, per Elias Sports Bureau (via ESPN.com).

Of course, the gaudy rebounding numbers were largely the result of some excellent defense, with Chicago allowing Milwaukee to make just 32 of its 90 (35.6 percent) field-goal attempts.

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The Red Sox are off to a historically good start to the 2015 campaign, having won their first three series for the first time since 1952, when they won the first six series in an ultimately disappointing season, per ESPN Stats & Info.

What's even more impressive, the Red Sox have started so well despite a relatively poor start for the pitching staff. The club ranks 25th in team ERA (4.75) and 29th in starters' ERA (6.16), although much of that can be attributed to a 14-run explosion by the New York Yankees on Sunday.

As expected, hitting has been the real strength of the club, with Boston's 6.2 runs per game ranking second in the major leagues, behind only the 6.4 scored by the Kansas City Royals.

Of course, as the 1952 Red Sox showed, a good start often fails to translate into a successful season. That club finished with a 76-78 record, despite winning 12 of its first 15 games.

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The Toronto Raptors enter Tuesday's game against the Boston Celtics needing just one more victory to break the franchise single-season record of 48 wins, per NBA.com/stats.

The record was set just one year ago, as the Raptors qualified for the playoffs for the first time since 2007-08.

The franchise does have two 47-win seasons (2000-01 and 2006-07), along with a 45-win campaign in 1999-00.

Still, it's pretty shocking that the Raptors haven't managed a 50-win season through their first 19 years of existence, though they do have a shot to reach the mark this week.

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San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan passed Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Garnett for sole possession of 14th place on the NBA's all-time scoring list during Sunday's 107-91 win over the Phoenix Suns, per NBA.com/Stats.

Duncan entered the game with 25,937 career points, needing just 13 more to surpass Garnett's 25,949.

The 38-year-old future Hall of Famer piled up nine points by halftime and then moved past Garnett with about eight minutes remaining in the third quarter.

Duncan ultimately finished the night with 22 points, 10 rebounds, four assists, two blocks, two steals and a turnover, topping 20 points in consecutive games for only the second time all season.

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San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green sunk his 191st three-point shot of the season during the fourth quarter of Sunday's 107-91 win over the Phoenix Suns, setting a new single-season franchise record for most three-pointers made, according to the team's official Twitter account.

The record-setting shot was Green's third successful three-pointer of the night and gave the Spurs an 84-70 lead with 9:33 remaining in the contest.

The 27-year-old former North Carolina Tar Heel finished with 12 points, two rebounds, three assists, a block, a steal and two turnovers in 31 minutes, an otherwise ordinary performance.

The previous record-holder was Chuck Person, who made 190 three-pointers for the Spurs during the 1995-96 season despite averaging just 10.9 points per game. While he attempted 27.7 percent of his shots from beyond the arc throughout a 13-year NBA career, Person upped that number to a whopping 65.7 percent in '95-'96.

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Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols hit the 522nd home run of his career during the first inning of Sunday's 9-2 loss to the Kansas City Royals. According to Baseball-Reference.com, this moved him past Willie McCovey, Frank Thomas and Ted Williams for sole possession of 18th place on the all-time home runs list.

Pujols broke the four-way logjam at 521 with a solo shot to left field off Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura, who would go on to pick up his second win of the season despite making an early mistake against one of the game's all-time greats.

While the 35-year-old first baseman later added a double off Ventura, the rest of the Los Angeles lineup struggled to get anything going.

After dropping three consecutive home games to Kansas City, the Angels have scored just 16 runs through their first six contests of the season—even with a lineup that includes Pujols and outfielder Mike Trout.

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Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook scored a career-high 54 points in Sunday's 116-104 loss to the Indiana Pacers, matching forward Kevin Durant's franchise record for most points in a single regular-season game, per ESPN Stats & Info.

The 26-year-old guard was responsible for 43 of his team's 95 field-goal attempts (45.3 percent), with 21 of those (48.9 percent) being successful. He made five of his 15 shots from beyond the arc and hit seven of his 11 attempts from the free-throw line.

Westbrook also added nine rebounds, eight assists and a steal, falling just a bit shy of his 12th triple-double this season, while turning the ball over only twice.

Durant originally set the Thunder's single-game record of 54 points last January, when he made 19 of his 28 field-goal attempts in a 127-121 win over the Golden State Warriors, per Basketball-Reference.com's play index.

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Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez had a memorable season-opening series against the San Diego Padres, as he became the first player in MLB history to hit five home runs through his team's first three games of a season, per Elias Sports Bureau (h/t ESPN Stats & Info).

The fun started with a solo shot off Padres pitcher James Shields in the fourth inning of a 6-3 Opening Day win, with Gonzalez providing the Dodgers' first run of the season. He finished the game with three hits in five at-bats, needing only a triple to complete the cycle.

The 32-year-old first baseman then hit another solo home run to tie Tuesday's game at 3-3 in the eight inning, only to watch the Padres plate four ninth-inning runs against Dodgers pitcher Chris Hatcher, with help from an error by shortstop Jimmy Rollins.

Gonzalez made sure the Dodgers didn't drop their first series of the season, as he saved the real fireworks for Wednesday's rubber game.

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Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Johnny Cueto surpassed 1,000 career strikeouts when he fanned Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Gregory Polanco in the third inning of Monday's 5-2 Opening Day victory, per Reds Media Relations.

Cueto sent 10 Pirates back to the dugout via strikeout on the day, yet he still ended up with a no-decision after Kevin Gregg blew a two-run lead in the eighth inning. The Reds retook the lead by tacking on three runs in the bottom of the eighth, making Jumbo Diaz the winning pitcher.

With the 10 punchouts Monday, Cueto now has 1,005 for his career after piling up a career-high 242 over 243.2 innings in 2014. He finished the campaign with a 20-9 record in 34 starts while posting a 2.25 ERA. The campaign also resulted in an All-Star appearance and a second-place finish to Clayton Kershaw in National League Cy Young Award voting.

The 29-year-old Cueto is still on the right side of 30 to keep compiling strikeouts, and he has a good chance to reach more milestones in the category.