1. Perez Becomes 1st Royals Catcher with Multiple 20-Homer Seasons

    Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez hit his 20th home run of the season in Sunday's 10-4 win over the Boston Red Sox , becoming the first player in Royals history to record ...

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  2. Giants Become 2nd Team with 3 Triples in an Inning This Season

    The San Francisco Giants accomplished a rare feat in Sunday's 13-4 win over the Atlanta Braves , joining the Cleveland Indians as the only teams to record three triples in an inning this season, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  3. Donaldson Becomes 16th Blue Jay to Hit 3 Homers in a Game

    Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson recorded the first three-homer game of his career in Sunday's 9-6 win over the Minnesota Twins, becoming the 16th player in franchise ...

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  4. Russell Becomes 3rd Cubs Shortstop to Reach 80 RBI in a Season

    When Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell knocked one over the fence in the second inning of last Monday's game against the San Diego Padres , it made him just the third shortstop ...

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  5. Angels' Albert Pujols Joins Top 10 of All-Time Home Runs List

    Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols owns 585 career home runs, placing him 10th on the all-time list with two more than notorious slugger Mark McGwire (583), per Baseball-Reference...

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  6. How Usain Bolt Can Cement His Legacy as the Greatest Sprinter Ever in Rio

    Just a few short months before the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, Usain Bolt had never even run the 100-meter race competitively...

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  7. Team USA Is on the Verge of Shattering Several Records in Rio

    With the opening ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympics taking place Friday, all eyes are on Rio and a number of big-ticket American athletes. Michael Phelps is poised to add to his established legend, but beyond the great swimmer, which other U...

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  8. Diaz Sets Record with 50th Career Strikeout in Just 25.1 Innings

    Seattle Mariners relief pitcher Edwin Diaz has reached 50 career strikeouts faster than any major leaguer since at least 1893, needing just 25...

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  9. Ortiz Breaks Single-Season Doubles Record for Players Age 40 and Older

    Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz hit his 36th double of the season in Tuesday's 5-4 loss to the Seattle Mariners, setting a new single-season record for doubles by a player age 40 or older, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  10. Cano Becomes 4th Player with 50 Extra-Base Hits in Each of 1st 12 Years

    Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano mashed his 50th extra-base hit of the season in Tuesday's 5-4 win over the Boston Red Sox , per MLB Stat of the Day ...

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  11. Bautista Becomes 10th Active Player with 300 Career Home Runs

    Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista hit the 300th home run of his career during the third inning of Tuesday's 2-1 win over the Houston Astros, becoming the 10th active player with 300 or more homers, per Sportsnet Stats ...

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  12. Duffy Breaks Royals' Single-Game Record with 16 Strikeouts

    Kansas City Royals pitcher Danny Duffy set a franchise single-game record with his 16 strikeouts in Monday's 3-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays , besting the old record of 15 that Zack Greinke established in 2009, per Sportsnet Stats ...

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  13. Kepler Becomes 1st Twins Rookie to Hit 3 Homers in a Game

    Minnesota Twins outfielder Max Kepler turned in a historic performance during Monday's 12-5 win over the Cleveland Indians , becoming the first rookie in franchise history to hit three home runs in a single game, per Sportsnet Stats ...

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  14. Beltre Ties Ruth for 43rd Place on All-Time Hit List

    Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre recorded the 2,873rd hit of his major league career during Sunday's 5-3 win over the Kansas City Royals, moving into a tie with Babe Ruth for 43rd place on the all-time hits list, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  15. Rockies' De La Rosa Earns 100th Career Win in Majors

    Colorado Rockies pitcher Jorge De La Rosa earned the 100th win of his career over the weekend by picking up the victory in Saturday's 7-2 drubbing of the New York Mets , per Elias Sports Bureau (via ESPN...

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  16. Pujols Becomes 17th MLB Player with 15 20-Homer Seasons

    Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Albert Pujols hit his 20th home run of the season during Saturday's 5-2 win over the Boston Red Sox, becoming the 17th player in MLB history ...

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  17. Yankees' Rodriguez Makes History with Golden Sombrero at Age 41

    New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez struck out in each of his four at-bats during Saturday's 6-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays , becoming the first batter in major ...

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  18. Morneau Becomes 14th Active Player to Homer Against All 30 Teams

    Chicago White Sox first baseman Justin Morneau became the 14th active player to hit a home run against each of MLB 's 30 franchises, finally crossing his longtime former team (the ...

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  19. Phillies Bat Around in 8th Inning Without Recording a Hit

    The Philadelphia Phillies accomplished an unusual feat during Saturday's 9-5 road win over the Atlanta Braves , sending all nine batters to the plate in the eighth inning without recording a single hit during the frame, per MLB Stat of the Day ...

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  20. Padres Home Run Streak Ends at 25 Games, 2 Shy of MLB Record

    The San Diego Padres lost 6-0 to the Cincinnati Reds on Friday, marking the end of a National League record-tying streak of 25 consecutive games with at least one home run as a team, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  21. Nationals Turn 1st Triple Play Since Moving to Washington

    The Washington Nationals turned a triple play in Friday's 4-1 win over the San Francisco Giants , marking the first time the franchise has done so since moving from Montreal to Washington in 2005, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  22. Rougned Odor Reaches 20 Home Runs for 1st Time in 3-Year Career

    Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor hit his 20th and 21st home runs of his year in Friday's 8-3 win over the Kansas City Royals , reaching the 20-homer barrier for the first time in his three MLB seasons...

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  23. Twins' Max Kepler Becomes 3rd Rookie with 8 Homers in July

    Minnesota Twins outfielder Max Kepler recently hit his eighth home run during the month of July, making this the first month in MLB history in which three rookies recorded eight or more homers, per Elias Sports Bureau (via ESPN...

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  24. Desmond Becomes 4th Player to Hit 20 Homers as Both SS and CF

    Texas Rangers outfielder Ian Desmond hit his 20th home run of the season during Wednesday's 6-4 loss to the Oakland Athletics , becoming just the fourth player in major league ...

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  25. Suzuki Doubles to Move Within 2 Hits of 3,000 for Career

    Miami Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki hit a pinch-hit double in the seventh inning of Thursday's 5-4 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals , giving him 2,998 career hits to move within just two of the 3,000-hit barrier, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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