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Baltimore Orioles outfielder Mark Trumbo slugged a pair of home runs during the seventh inning of Friday's 11-5 win over the Texas Rangers, becoming just the second player in franchise history to homer twice in the same inning, per Elias Sports Bureau (h/t ESPN Stats & Info).

The only other player to accomplish the feat was Ken Williams, who did so in 1922 when the team was known as the St. Louis Browns.

Trumbo's two-run and three-run homers accounted for five of the RBI in a nine-run seventh inning, with the Orioles quickly turning a 5-1 deficit into a 10-5 lead.

Acquired this offseason in a trade with the Seattle Mariners, the 30-year-old slugger is now the first player in Orioles history to hit five home runs in his first 10 games with the team, per Elias Sports Bureau (h/t ESPN Stats & Info).

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When the Boston Red Sox's designated hitter David Ortiz cracked his third home run of the season Tuesday, he pulled within three home runs of Gary Sheffield for 25th on the career home run list, per Baseball-Reference.com.

The 40-year-old has already announced 2016 will serve as his farewell season, but he's not showing any signs of slowing down. On the season, Ortiz owns a .321/.406/.786 slash line, with his nine RBI placing him eighth on the list after Wednesday's action. Of the 17 others tied or ahead of him in the category, all but one (Starlin Castro) have played in more games.

Boston has started the season a bit shaky, owning a 3-1 record out of the gate before dropping three of the last four games. Considering the campaign is just eight games old for the Red Sox, it's definitely not time to declare the sky falling, but the team likely envisioned a better start.

Ortiz will almost assuredly surpass Sheffield this season, barring a long-term injury of some kind. If Ortiz can remain on par with his past couple of years35 and 37 home runsthe veteran slugger could challenge Mickey Mantle (536 career home runs) for 17th on the all-time list by season's end.

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The San Antonio Spurs lost Friday's game to the Denver Nuggets by a score of 102-98, marking the first time since February 2015 that San Antonio has dropped consecutive regular-season games, per Sportsnet Stats.

Previously, the Spurs lost 112-101 to the Golden State Warriors on Thursday, setting them up for further disappointment in the second game of a back-to-back on the road, as there was little question that some starters would be rested.

With the Spurs locked into the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference, center Tim Duncan was the only usual starter who played.

Making things even more difficult, the Spurs were playing for a third time in four days (all road games) and had to deal with the altitude in Denver.

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Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story added two more home runs to his impressive ledger during Friday's 13-6 loss to the San Diego Padres, thus becoming the first player in MLB history to hit six home runs through his team's first four games of a season, per Sportsnet Stats.

Four other players hit five homers in their team's first four games, with Adrian Gonzalez (2015), Chris Shelton (2006), Barry Bonds (2002) and Lou Brock (1967) doing the honors.

Story is also one of just five players to homer in each of his team's first four games of a season, joining Chris Davis (2013), Nelson Cruz (2011), Mark McGwire (1988) and Willie Mays (1971), per Nick Groke of the Denver Post.

Of course, none of the aforementioned players accomplished these feats as rookies, making the 23-year-old Story all the more impressive.

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The St. Louis Cardinals set a new MLB record during Friday's 7-4 win over the Atlanta Braves, becoming the first team ever to hit three pinch-hit home runs in a single game, per MLB Stat of the Day on Twitter.

St. Louis actually got off to a poor start in the contest, with starting pitcher Jaime Garcia allowing four runs—including three with two outs—in the bottom of the third inning thanks to five singles and an intentional walk. 

The Cardinals did bounce back to score three runs in the top of the fourth, but the game was stuck at 4-3 until the top of the seventh, when outfielder Jeremy Hazelbaker came in to pinch hit for Garcia and responded with a game-tying solo home run.

A 28-year-old rookie, Hazelbaker now has two home runs and three hits through the first six at-bats of his career.

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Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Ross Stripling enjoyed a memorable MLB debut Friday against the San Francisco Giants, becoming the first pitcher in the modern era to toss more than five innings without allowing any hits in the first game of his career, per Elias Sports Bureau (via ESPN Stats & Info).

The 26-year-old righty—who previously hadn't pitched above the Double-A level—was a surprise addition to the Dodgers' starting rotation after injuries eliminated a slew of more qualified candidates.

Undeterred by his lack of experience, Stripling held the Giants hitless over 7.1 innings in Friday's game, only to be removed by manager Dave Roberts after allowing a one-out walk to Giants outfielder Angel Pagan in the eighth inning.

Though he'll undoubtedly be criticized, Roberts made a perfectly defensible move, as Stripling's pitch count sat at exactly 100, marking an uptick of 20 from his final spring training appearance.

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The Golden State Warriors made their 1,000th three-point shot of the season during Sunday's 136-111 win over the Portland Trail Blazers, further extending their NBA single-season record for most three-pointers made by a team, per NBA.com/Stats on Twitter.

Fittingly enough, reigning MVP Stephen Curry made the milestone shot. He sunk nine of his 13 shots from beyond the arc in a game that was closer than the final score would seem to indicate.

Curry has once again bested his own record for most three-pointers made by an individual in a season, having made 378 of his 823 attempts (45.9) from distance.

With fellow guard Klay Thompson adding another 262, the Golden State starting backcourt has combined for 640 three-pointers made, which is more than 14 teams have as a whole.

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Portland Trail Blazers guards Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum reached 400 combined three-pointers made for the season during Sunday's 136-111 loss to the Golden State Warriors, joining Warriors guards Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson as the only teammates to sink 400-plus treys in a single campaign, per the Trail Blazers PR Twitter account.

Curry and Thompson have accomplished the feat four years running, each time establishing a new NBA record for most combined three-pointers by a pair of teammates.

Incredibly, the Splash Brothers have already sunk 640 threes this season, putting them 237 ahead of Portland's prolific duo.

Lillard did his part in Sunday's game, making four of his nine three-point attempts, whereas McCollum only converted two of his six tries from beyond the arc.

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Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant played his 596th career regular-season game at Staples Center on Sunday, breaking Hakeem Olajuwon's record for the most NBA games played at one venue, per the Lakers' official Twitter account.

Olajuwon played all but one of his 18 NBA seasons with the Houston Rockets, making 595 appearances at The Summit, which is now the main facility for Lakewood Church.

Bryant turned in a worthy performance in Sunday's record-breaking appearance, putting up 34 points, four rebounds, an assist and three steals over 33 minutes against the rival Boston Celtics.

He only made 11 of his 28 field-goal attempts, four of his 11 three-point attempts and eight of his 10 free throws, but he did avoid turning the ball over for just the 11th time in 60 games this season, per Basketball-Reference.com's play index.

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Chicago Bulls center Pau Gasol reached a milestone during Saturday's 94-90 loss to the Detroit Pistons, as he became the 38th player in NBA history to reach 10,000 career rebounds, per NBA.com/Stats.

He finished the contest with 16 points, 14 boards, four blocks and three assists in 34 minutes, though he only made seven of his 19 field-goal attempts in a crucial game for the injury-marred Bulls.

With guard Derrick Rose sidelined by an elbow injury and forward Taj Gibson out with a rib injury, Chicago had no choice but to lean heavily on Gasol and guard Jimmy Butler, who responded with the first triple-double of his career: 28 points, 17 rebounds and 12 assists over 39 minutes.

While their two stars got the job done, the Bulls had just one other player score in double figures, with reserve guard Aaron Brooks (14 points in 16 minutes) doing the honors.