1. Heston Throws 1st-Ever No-Hitter Including 3 Hit Batsmen

    San Francisco Giants pitcher Chris Heston threw an unusual no-hitter in Tuesday's 5-0 win over the New York Mets , becoming the first player in major league history to hit three batters in a no-no, per Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports...

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  2. Albert Pujols Ties Mickey Mantle for 16th on All-Time Home Runs List

    Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols hit the 536th home run of his career during Tuesday's 8-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays, tying Mickey Mantle for 16th place on the all-time list , per MLB Milestones ...

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  3. Sabathia Becomes 11th Pitcher with 2,500 Strikeouts at Age 34

    When New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia struck out Los Angeles Angels second baseman Johnny Giavotella in the fifth inning of Sunday's game, the big lefty became just the 11th ...

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  4. Archer Has 3rd Straight Game with Double-Digit Strikeouts, No Walks

    Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Chris Archer set an MLB record in Sunday's 3-1 win over the Seattle Mariners, becoming the first player (since at least 1914) to record double-digit strikeouts and no walks in three consecutive starts, per MLB Stat of the Day ..

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  5. Where Does American Pharoah Stand Among the Triple Crown Legends?

    After making it 3-for-3 at the Belmont Stakes, American Pharoah became the 12th Triple Crown winner in the sport's history. He also became the first to do so in 37 years—the last being Affirmed in 1978...

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  6. Gonzalez Sets Rangers Record for Scoreless Innings to Start Career

    Texas Rangers pitcher Chi Chi Gonzalez tossed a shutout in Friday's 4-0 win over the Kansas City Royals and set a franchise record by starting his career with 14.2 consecutive scoreless innings, per Elias Sports Bureau (via ESPN Stats & Info )...

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  7. Alex Rodriguez Moves Up on All-Time RBI and Runs Lists

    New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez had an historic game in Friday's 8-7 win over the Los Angeles Angels, taking sole possession of second place on the all-time RBI list ...

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  8. James Sets Personal Mark for Most Points in NBA Finals Game

    Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James set a new personal best for the NBA Finals with his 44 points in Thursday's 108-100 Game 1 loss to the Golden State Warriors, per NBA.com/Stats ...

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  9. Joc Pederson Becomes 1st Dodgers Rookie to Homer in 5 Straight Games

    When Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson hit a home run off Colorado Rockies pitcher Scott Oberg in the eighth inning of Wednesday's game, he became the first Dodgers ...

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  10. Gallo Becomes 1st Player in Rangers History to Homer in 1st 2 Games

    Texas Rangers third baseman Joey Gallo hit a solo home run off of Chicago White Sox pitcher Zach Duke in the ninth inning of Wednesday's 9-2 loss, becoming the first player in ...

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  11. Rodriguez Ties Musial for 8th Place on All-Time Runs List

    New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez scored the 1,949th run of his career during Wednesday's 3-1 win over the Seattle Mariners, tying St...

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  12. Lester Sets MLB Record for Most Plate Appearances Without a Hit

    Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester set a new record for hitting futility in his first at-bat of Wednesday's 7-3 loss to the Miami Marlins, becoming the first player in MLB history ...

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  13. Pujols Ties Foxx for 17th on All-Time Home Runs List

    Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols hit a solo home run off of Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Chris Archer in the fourth inning of Tuesday's 6-1 loss to the Rays, tying Jimmie ...

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  14. Archer Ties Rays Record with 15 Strikeouts in 1 Game

    Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Chris Archer tied James Shields' single-game franchise record of 15 strikeouts in Tuesday's 6-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels , per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  15. Syndergaard Nearly Matches Cashner's Rare Stat Line

    Prior to Monday, no pitcher in MLB 's modern era (since 1900) had struck out 10 or more batters and given up 10 or more hits while pitching fewer than five innings, per MLB Stat of the Day ...

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  16. More Impressive: LeBron James' or Bill Russell's 5 Straight Finals Appearances?

    It's been eight years since the Cleveland Cavaliers last made it to the NBA Finals, but LeBron James is competing in the championship round for his fifth year in a row—a ...

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  17. 3 Reasons Why the Warriors Can End Their 40-Year Title Drought

    The Golden State Warriors made it back to the NBA Finals for the first time since 1975, the same year they last took home a title...

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  18. Another Absurd Feat Barcelona Can Achieve with Champions League Win over Juve

    If Barcelona are able to defeat Juventus in the Champions League final, they will collect their third major trophy of the year...

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  19. Cashner Records Odd Stat Line, Striking out 12 in Fewer Than 5 Innings

    San Diego Padres pitcher Andrew Cashner recorded an unusual stat line in Monday's 7-0 loss to the New York Mets, becoming the first pitcher in the modern era (since 1900) to allow ...

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  20. Kipnis Sets Indians Franchise Record with 51 Hits in May

    Cleveland Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis recently finished up a historic month, setting a franchise record with his 51 hits in May, according to Elias Sports Bureau (via ESPN Stats & Info )...

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  21. Ben Bishop Records 2nd Game 7 Shutout of Postseason

    With Friday's 2-0 win over the New York Rangers to close out the Eastern Conference Final, Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop became the third player in NHL history to record ...

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  22. James Harden Sets NBA Single-Game Playoff Record with 13 Turnovers

    Houston Rockets guard James Harden had a rough night in Wednesday's series-ending Game 5 loss to the Golden State Warriors, setting an NBA single-game playoff record with 13 turnovers, per Sports Illustrated ...

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  23. Jon Lester Sets MLB Record by Going Hitless in 1st 58 At-Bats

    Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester broke an unwanted record upon flying out to deep center field in his first at-bat of Wednesday's game against the Washington Nationals, reaching ...

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  24. Yankees' Rodriguez Passes Gehrig for Most RBI in AL History

    With a three-run home run off Kansas City Royals pitcher Chris Young in the third inning of Wednesday's game, New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez recorded three RBI ...

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  25. 3 Rangers Score 4 Points in Playoff Game, Setting Franchise Record

    New York Rangers forwards Derick Brassard , Rick Nash and J.T. Miller each scored four or more points in Tuesday's 7-3 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the Eastern ...

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