1. Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw Records 5th Straight 200-Strikeout Season

    During Tuesday's 4-1 victory over the Washington Nationals, Clayton Kershaw of the Los Angeles Dodgers surpassed 200 strikeouts for a fifth straight season, joining Sandy Koufax ...

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  2. White Sox's Chris Sale Seeking Franchise-Record 18th Double-Digit Strikeout Game

    In retiring 13 batters on strikes last Saturday against the Detroit Tigers , Chris Sale of the Chicago White Sox recorded his 17th career double-digit strikeout game...

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  3. Reds' Johnny Cueto 3rd in Franchise History with 200 Strikeouts Before September

    After fanning six batters in Sunday's 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates , ESPN Stats & Info noted that Johnny Cueto of the Cincinnati Reds became the third pitcher ...

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  4. Angels' Matt Shoemaker Matches Franchise Rookie Record with 14th Win

    Los Angeles Angels pitcher Matt Shoemaker picked up his 14th victory of the season Sunday, tying the franchise rookie record for wins, per MLB Stat of the Day ...

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  5. Which NFL Superstar Will Become the First to Reach 6 100-Catch Seasons

    Catching 100 passes in an NFL season is quite the feat. Plenty of the legends have done it, but surprisingly, three different receivers in today's game have the opportunity to become the NFL's first wideout with six seasons of 100 catches...

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  6. Giants' Madison Bumgarner Strikes out 55 in Historically Effective August

    San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner was historically effective in August, joining Curt Schilling as one of two pitchers in the modern era to strike out 55 or more ...

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  7. Tigers' Miguel Cabrera Moves into 5th Place on All-Time Franchise Home Runs List

    Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera hit a pair of home runs in Monday's 12-1 win over the Cleveland Indians to move into sole possession of fifth place in franchise history, per Lee Sinins of Complete Baseball Encyclopedia ...

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  8. Blue Jays' Jose Bautista Looking to Homer in Franchise-Record 6th Straight Game

    After hitting a home run in each of the last five games, Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista enters Tuesday's contest against the Tampa Bay Rays looking to match Jose Cruz Jr...

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  9. Royals' Wade Davis Sets Franchise Record with 27 Straight Scoreless Appearances

    Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Wade Davis recently set a franchise record by recording 25 consecutive scoreless appearances, per MLB Stat of the Day ...

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  10. Reds' Billy Hamilton Matches Franchise Rookie Record with 54 Stolen Bases

    Cincinnati Reds outfielder Billy Hamilton matched a franchise rookie record Sunday, recording his 54th stolen base of the season in a 3-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates , per MLB Stat of the Day ...

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  11. Tigers Outfielder Rajai Davis Records 300th Stolen Base of Career

    Detroit Tigers outfielder Rajai Davis swiped his 32nd bag of the season in Saturday's game against the Chicago White Sox, thus reaching 300 stolen bases for his career...

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  12. B/R Experts: Adrian Peterson Will Reach 100 TDs in 2014, Eclipse Barry Sanders

    The 2014 NFL season marks Adrian Peterson 's eighth in the NFL, and with 86 rushing touchdowns already, you'd be shocked at the names Peterson can pass and ultimately join this year...

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  13. Giants' Yusmeiro Petit Retires MLB-Record 46 Straight Batters

    San Francisco Giants pitcher Yusmeiro Petit set a major league record during Thursday's outing against the Colorado Rockies by retiring a 46th consecutive batter, per the Giants' official Twitter account ...

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  14. Brewers' Francisco Rodriguez Reaches 1,000 Career Strikeouts

    When Milwaukee Brewers closer Francisco Rodriguez struck out Abraham Almonte of the San Diego Padres to finish the ninth inning Wednesday night, he recorded punch-out No...

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  15. Giants' Madison Bumgarner Joins Elite Company with Tuesday's 1-Hit Shutout

    Although San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner lost his bid for a perfect game in the eighth inning of Tuesday's contest against the Colorado Rockies, he was still able ...

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  16. Phillies' Jonathan Papelbon Records Save No. 100 with the Team

    After shutting down the Washington Nationals in a 1-2-3 ninth inning Tuesday night, Jonathan Papelbon recorded his 33rd save of the season, which doubled as his 100th while wearing a Philadelphia Phillies uniform...

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  17. England's Frank Lampard Retires with 6th-Most Caps in National Team History

    Following the announcement of his retirement from international play, Manchester City midfielder Frank Lampard will finish his career as the sixth-most capped player in England's history, per ESPN's Paul Carr ...

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  18. United's Angel Di Maria Becomes Largest Incoming Transfer in EPL History

    With his move from Real Madrid to Manchester United finalized, midfielder Angel Di Maria has become the most expensive incoming transfer in British footballing history, per Sky Sports News HQ on Twitter ...

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  19. Phillies' A.J. Burnett Becomes 1st Pitcher with 12-Strikeout Game for 5 Teams

    Philadelphia Phillies pitcher A.J. Burnett struck out 12 batters in Monday's 3-2 win over the Washington Nationals , thus becoming the first player in major league history to record a 12-K game with five different teams, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  20. Nationals' Stephen Strasburg Records 1st 200-Strikeout Season of Career

    Though he gave up five runs and lasted just four innings, Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg recorded his 200th strikeout of the season during Sunday's 14-6 win over the San Francisco Giants...

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  21. Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury Records 1,000th Career Hit

    New York Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury recorded the 1,000th hit of his career in Monday's 8-1 win over the Kansas City Royals, per MLB Milestones on Twitter ...

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  22. Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton Becomes 12th Player with 150 Homers at Age 24

    Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton hit his 150th career home run in Monday's 7-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels , thus becoming the 12th player in major-league history with 150 homers through his age-24 season, per MLB Stat of the Day ..

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  23. Can Calvin Johnson Surpass NFL Legends in 2014?

    It seems like Calvin Johnson has been in the league for just a few seasons, but he's entering his eighth year in the NFL ...

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  24. Mariners Sweep Red Sox at Fenway Park for 1st Time

    For the first time in franchise history, the Seattle Mariners have swept a three-game series against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  25. Rays' Ben Zobrist Records 500th RBI of Career Over Weekend

    Tampa Bay Rays second baseman Ben Zobrist recorded his 500th career RBI in Saturday's 5-4 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays...

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