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With his goal in Saturday's shocking 2-1 loss to Swansea City, Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney matched Dennis Viollet as the club's fourth-leading all-time scorer in league play, per ESPN's Paul Carr.

The goal, Rooney's club-record 159th in the English Premier League, brought Saturday's game even at 1-1 in the 53rd minute. Following a 72nd-minute winner from Swansea City midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson, Manchester United lost at home on the opening day of league play for the first time since 1972, according to ESPN Stats & Info.

Prior to Saturday's goal, Rooney was tied for fifth on the club's all-time list for league goals, even at 158 with Joe Spence, who played for United from 1919 to 1933. Spence needed 481 league matches to reach his total, while Rooney required just 307 to reach 159.

Viollet tallied his 159 strikes in just 259 league games, the fewest of any player in the top 10 of Man Utd's all-time league goals list. Viollet's .614 goals-per-game are tops on said list, followed by Denis Law's .553, and then Rooney's ranks .518.

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Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Cory Kluber is the first Indians hurler since Dennis Eckersley in 1976 to have as many as eight games in a single season with 10 or more strikeouts, per MLB Stat of the Day.

Kluber went 7.2 strong innings Friday night against the AL East-leading Baltimore Orioles, allowing one earned run while recording exactly 10 strikeouts. He was unfortunate not to factor into the decision, but the Indians would eventually pull out a 2-1 victory in 11 innings.

Per Lee Sinins, creator of the Complete Baseball Encyclopedia (via DaillyGammons.com), Kluber's eight outings with double-digit strikeouts tie him with Eckersley (1976) and Herb Score (1955) for ninth place on the Indians' franchise list in this somewhat obscure category. Sam McDowell is responsible for five of the top 10 seasons on the list, including the two leading campaigns of 13 and 17 double-digit strikeout games in 1968 and 1965, respectively.

This is only Kluber's second full season in the majors after he appeared in a total of 15 games between the 2011 and 2012 campaigns. Last year, Kluber went 11-5 with a 3.86 ERA over 147.1 innings, recording just two double-digit strikeout games among his 24 starts.

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Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman saw his MLB record of 49 consecutive relief appearances with a strikeout come to an end Friday night, per the team's official Twitter feed.

Chapman entered Friday's game against the Colorado Rockies in the ninth inning looking for his 26th save of the season while protecting a one-run Cincinnati lead. Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario flied out to center for the first out, followed by a walk to shortstop Charlie Culberson. Rockies pinch-hitter Michael McKenry then lined out to Reds first baseman Jack Hannahan, who stepped on the bag to double up Culberson for the final out of the game. 

Chapman's historic streak—covering 50.2 innings—started nearly one year ago on Aug. 21, 2013. His 49 consecutive appearances with at least one strikeout were 10 more than the previous streak of 39 appearances, set by Hall of Famer Bruce Sutter with the Chicago Cubs from June 1 to Oct. 2, 1977, per MLB.com's Manny Randhawa.

Chapman allowed just nine earned runs during the streak for a stingy ERA of 1.60. He allowed an earned run in only six of the 49 appearances, and four of those earned runs came in one game, June 20 versus the Toronto Blue Jays.

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With the recent announcement of his retirement from the Ivory Coast national team, Chelsea forward Didier Drogba finishes his international career as the second-leading scorer among all African players, according to ESPN's Paul Carr.

Drogba's 65 international goals are just three short of the record 68 netted by Egyptian legend Hossam Hassan, who registered an incredible 176 caps over a stretch of 20 years. Drogba did his damage in just 104 matches, making regular appearances for Ivory Coast from 2002 to 2014.

Named African Footballer of the Year in 2006 and 2009, the 36-year-old Chelsea man finished second for the award in 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2012, with Cameroonian Samuel Eto'o taking the honors each of the first three times.

Drogba was also third in the balloting in 2007, 2010 and 2013, giving him a record nine appearances in the top three of the voting. Eto'o holds the record of four first-place finishes, but 31-year-old Ivorian midfielder Yaya Toure has won the award three times running and seems to have no intention of slowing down.

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Having recently announced his retirement from international play, Lazio forward Miroslav Klose finishes his career with the German national team as the all-time leading scorer in World Cup history.

With 16 goals on the game's biggest stage, Klose sits one ahead of Brazilian legend Ronaldo, who scored 15 goals over the course of three World Cups in 1998, 2002 and 2006.

Klose did his own damage in four Cups, scoring five goals each at the 2002 and 2006 tournaments, followed by four in 2010 and then two in 2014. A true striker known for his heading ability, Klose scored each of those 16 goals inside the box, from an average distance of just eight yards out, per ESPN's Paul Carr.

While primarily known for his exploits at the World Cup, Klose scored 55 goals in other matches for the German national side. His 71 career goals in a Germany kit represent the nation's all-time record, three ahead of the 68 scored by the legendary Gerd Muller.

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Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer has reached a pair of milestone since returning from the disabled list Monday, recording his 300th career double and 1,500th hit.

Mauer, who was out for nearly six weeks with an oblique injury, hit double No. 300 in his first game back Monday against against the Houston Astros.

He then reached 1,500 hits in Wednesday's game against the Astros, with a first-inning single doing the honors. Later in the same game, Mauer made No. 1,501 count, hitting a two-run home run in the sixth inning to give the Twins a 2-0 lead in an eventual 3-1 victory.

It seems some time off was just what the former catcher needed, as he heads into Saturday's contest against the Kansas City Royals with six hits in 16 at-bats (.375 batting average) over four games since returning from the disabled list. In addition to Wednesday's home run, two of Mauer's hits have gone for doubles, and he's also drawn a pair of walks.

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With Friday's 5-0 win over the New York Yankees, the Tampa Bay Rays became just the fourth team in major league history to reach .500 after sitting 18 games under at any point during the season, per Matt Baker of the Tampa Bay Times.

Surprisingly enough, none of the previous three teams—including the 2004 Devil Rays—were able to finish the season above .500.

This year's Rays, who hit a low-water mark of 24-42 on June 10, have now won seven of their last nine games to pull even at 61-61. They've accumulated 37 wins against just 19 losses since June 10, good for a .661 winning percentage.

Such a tale of two seasons would typically be accompanied by a slew of injuries, and while the Rays have certainly dealt with their fair share, it really hasn't been anything out of the ordinary. In fact, the most significant injury was to 25-year-old starting pitcher Matt Moore, who was ruled out for the season in April because of a torn UCL in his left elbow that required Tommy John surgery.

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Barcelona midfielder Xavi will retire from international play as the second-most capped player in Spain's history, per ESPN's Paul Carr.

The longtime Barca superstar logged 133 matches for the senior national side, placing him 23 short of goalkeeper Iker Casillas, who is still active for Spain with 156 caps to his name.

Recently selected to replace retired defender Carlos Puyol as Barcelona's captain, Xavi appears to have at least a few good years remaining, but there's little left for him to accomplish in the international game.

Of course, the same could be said for his club career, as the sure-footed midfielder already has a Spanish-record 26 trophies, 23 of which he earned in a Barca kit, per USA Today.

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New York Mets starting pitcher Bartolo Colon recorded his 200th career victory last Friday versus the Philadelphia Phillies.

According to CBSSports.com's Mike Axisa, he is only the third Dominican-born pitcher to reach the milestone, joining Pedro Martinez (219 wins) and Hall of Famer Juan Marichal (243).

Colon began his career in 1997 with the Cleveland Indians and has since played for seven other teams. He has twice won 20 games in a season—first in 2002 and then in his 2005 Cy Young Award-winning season with the Los Angeles Angels.

The 41-year-old righty has a career winning percentage of .593, with 200 victories and 138 losses in 429 starts. He did not pitch in 2010 and owns a 47-34 record since returning to the majors, having pitched for the New York Yankees and Oakland Athletics in addition to the Mets.

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Detroit Tigers pitcher David Price is the first hurler to reach the 200-strikeout mark this season, having hit the milestone with his first punchout in a six-K performance during Sunday's 6-5 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays.

Price hardly turned in his best outing in a game that would ultimately last 19 innings, as he surrendered three runs over six frames in his second appearance since being traded by the Tampa Bay Rays.

While the six strikeouts would represent a nice total for nearly any other pitcher, the big lefty has only failed to reach that mark in two of his 25 outings this season. He fanned 10 batters in his Tigers debut last week, marking his 10th double-digit strikeout game of the season.

Though Price was long positioned to win the race to 200 punchouts, the competition this season was unusually stiff. Heading into Tuesday's slate of games, Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez sits at 194 strikeouts after a strong outing Monday against the Blue Jays, followed by Corey Kluber (187), Stephen Strasburg (186), Max Scherzer (182), Yu Darvish and Johnny Cueto (181).