1. Angels' Matt Shoemaker Sets Franchise Rookie Wins Record

    Los Angeles Angels pitcher Matt Shoemaker, who is hoping to return from an oblique injury for the playoffs, set a franchise rookie record in recording 16 wins this season, per MLB Stat of the Day ...

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  2. Phillies' Ryan Howard and Marlon Byrd Are 1st Teammates to Strike out 180 Times

    Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard and outfielder Marlon Byrd are the first teammates in MLB history to each strike out 180 or more times in a season, per Lee Sinins of Complete Baseball Encyclopedia ...

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  3. Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo Looking for Record-Tying 22nd La Liga Hat-Trick

    Heading into Saturday's match against Villareal , Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo needs just one more hat-trick to tie the all-time La Liga record of 22, held jointly by Alfredo Di Stefano and Telmo Zarra , per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  4. Dodgers Win 90 Games in Consecutive Seasons for 1st Time Since 1977 and 1978

    Sitting at 91-68 entering the last series of the regular season, the Los Angeles Dodgers have won 90 or more games in consecutive years for the first time since 1977 and 1978, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  5. Yankees Pitching Staff Sets Team Record for Strikeouts in a Season

    The 2014 season has been a year of highs and lows for the New York Yankees , and despite losing several arms to injuries, the pitching staff has broken the previous franchise record of 1,318 strikeouts, according to a tweet from MLB Stat of the Day ...

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  6. Twins' Phil Hughes Sets MLB Record for Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio in a Season

    Having finished his season with Wednesday's outing against the Arizona Diamondbacks , Phil Hughes of the Minnesota Twins now owns the MLB record for the best strikeout-to-walk ratio in one season, per the Star Tribune 's LaVelle E...

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  7. Tigers' Rajai Davis Steals 35th Base to Match Team's Total from 2013

    In stealing his 35th base of the season Wednesday afternoon, Detroit Tigers outfielder Rajai Davis single-handedly matched his team's entire 2013 steals total, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  8. Jerome Williams 1st to Beat a Club 3 Times Pitching for 3 Separate Teams

    When Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Jerome Williams earned a win against the Oakland Athletics on Saturday afternoon, he became the first pitcher in MLB history to defeat one club ...

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  9. City's Frank Lampard Scores Goal Against 39th Different Premier League Club

    Upon netting an 85th-minute equalizer in Sunday's 1-1 draw with Chelsea, midfielder Frank Lampard of Manchester City became the first player to score a goal against 39 different ...

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  10. Cincinnati Bengals Set Franchise Record with 11th Straight Home Win

    The Cincinnati Bengals won a franchise-record 11th consecutive home game Sunday, defeating the Tennessee Titans 33-7 in a dominant performance, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  11. Steelers' Antonio Brown Records 5 or More Receptions in 19 Conseuctive Games

    Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown recorded a 19th consecutive game with five or more receptions in Sunday's 37-19 win over the Carolina Panthers, marking the NFL 's ...

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  12. Giants' Rashad Jennings Records Franchise's 1st 34-Carry Performance Since 1999

    New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings had a career-high 34 carries in Sunday's 30-17 win over the Houston Texans , becoming the first Giant since Joe Montgomery in 1999 to record 34 or more carries in a game, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  13. Cowboys' DeMarco Murray Records 3rd Straight Game with 100 Yards and a Touchdown

    Following Sunday's big game against the St. Louis Rams, DeMarco Murray of the Dallas Cowboys became the first player since Curtis Martin in 2004 to start a season by recording ...

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  14. Eagles Become 1st Team to Overcome Double-Digit Deficits in Each of 1st 3 Games

    In beating the Washington Redskins by a score of 37-34 on Sunday, the Philadelphia Eagles became the first team in NFL history to win its first three games after facing a double-digit deficit in each contest, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  15. Steelers' Le'Veon Bell Records 4th-Longest Rush in Franchise History

    Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell broke off an 81-yard run during Sunday's 37-19 win over the Carolina Panthers , marking the fourth-longest rush in franchise history, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  16. Ravens' Steve Smith Ties Isaac Bruce for 10th-Most 100-Yard Receiving Games

    Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith recorded the 45th 100-yard receiving game of his career Sunday against the Cleveland Browns, tying Isaac Bruce for the 10th-most 100-yard ...

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  17. Ravens' Justin Tucker Moves into 2nd Place on Franchise's All-Time Scoring List

    Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker moved into sole possession of second place on the franchise's all-time scoring list during Sunday's 23-21 win over the Cleveland Browns , per Ravens assistant director of media relations Patrick Gleason ...

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  18. Bengals' Andy Dalton Records Rare Touchdown Reception by Quarterback

    With his first-quarter touchdown grab in Sunday's 33-7 win over the Tennessee Titans, Andy Dalton of the Cincinnati Bengals became the first NFL quarterback since Tyler Thigpen in 2008 to catch a touchdown pass, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  19. Rams' Janoris Jenkins Records 5th Defensive Touchdown of Career

    St. Louis Rams cornerback Janoris Jenkins recorded the fifth defensive touchdown of his career during Sunday's 34-31 home loss to the Dallas Cowboys, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  20. Pirates' Neil Walker Sets Franchise Record for Home Runs by a Second Baseman

    Now with 21 home runs on the season, Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman Neil Walker holds the franchise record for most homers in a single season by a second baseman, per MLB Stat of the Day ...

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  21. Red Sox's David Ortiz Sets Franchise Record with 8th 30-HR, 100-RBI Season

    Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz recently set a new franchise record with his eighth season with at least 30 home runs and 100 RBI, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  22. Atlanta Falcons Post 2nd-Highest Margin of Victory in Franchise History

    With Thursday's 56-14 rout of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers , the Atlanta Falcons recorded their second-highest margin of victory in franchise history, according to Pro Football Reference's play index ...

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  23. Falcons' Matt Ryan Sets Franchise Record for Single-Game Completion Percentage

    Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan completed 21 of his 24 pass attempts in Thursday's 56-14 rout of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to set a new franchise record for single-game completion percentage, per Jenna Laine of Fox Sports 1...

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  24. Falcons' Devin Hester Sets All-Time Record with 20 Career Return Touchdowns

    Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Devin Hester broke off a 62-yard punt-return touchdown in Thursday's 56-14 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to take sole possession of the NFL record ...

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  25. Rockies' Charlie Blackmon Collects 3rd Game of Season with 5 Hits and No Outs

    Colorado Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon had a hit in each of his five at-bats during Wednesday afternoon's rout of the Los Angeles Dodgers , collecting his third such game of the season...

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