1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Giants' Madison Bumgarner Joins Elite Company with Tuesday's One-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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Matt Miller and Chris Simms: Manning Ready for Assault on Favre's Records

    While the Denver Broncos enter the 2014 season looking to shake off their Super Bowl XLVIII loss, Peyton Manning will also have a few records in his sights...

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  15. Can Roger Federer Claim 6th U.S. Open Title, Become All-Time Leader in Open Era?

    The 2014 U.S. Open is here and 17-time grand slam champion Roger Federer is looking to capture his 6th Open title. If he brings home the prestigious award, he will own the most titles in the Open era...

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  16. Atlanta Falcons' Devin Hester Needs Just 1 More Non-Offensive TD for Record

    According to Pro-Football-Reference.com , Atlanta Falcons return specialist Devin Hester heads into the 2014 season just one score away from taking sole possession of the all-time record for non-offensive touchdowns...

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  17. Indians' Corey Kluber Records 1st 200-Strikeout Season of Career

    Cleveland Indians pitcher Corey Kluber became the third major league hurler to reach 200 strikeouts this season, hitting the milestone in Thursday's 4-1 loss to the Minnesota Twins ...

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  18. Washington Nationals Match Franchise Record with 10-Game Winning Streak

    The Washington Nationals won a 10th consecutive game Thursday, matching the franchise record for longest winning streak, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  19. Twins' Brian Dozier Records Franchise's First 20-20 Season by a Second Baseman

    After swiping second base in the first inning of Wednesday's loss to the Cleveland Indians , Brian Dozier of the Minnesota Twins became the first second baseman in franchise history ...

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  20. Raiders' Charles Woodson Looking to Match All-Time Record for Interception TDs

    Oakland Raiders safety Charles Woodson needs just one more interception return for a touchdown to match Rod Woodson's all-time record of 12, per The Washington Post ...

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  21. Tigers' Rick Porcello Becomes 4th Active Pitcher with 75 Wins Before Age of 26

    Detroit Tigers pitcher Rick Porcello earned his 75th career victory with Wednesday's complete-game shutout of the Tampa Bay Rays, becoming just the fourth active pitcher to reach ...

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  22. Red Sox's David Ortiz Ties Team Record with 8th 30-Homer Season

    Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz hit his 30th home run of the year in Wednesday's game against the Los Angeles Angels , matching Ted Williams' franchise record of ...

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  23. Real Madrid's James Rodriguez Becomes Club's 1st Colombian Goalscorer

    Real Madrid midfielder James Rodriguez found the back of the net in Tuesday's Spanish Super Cup match versus crosstown rivals Atletico Madrid , thus becoming the first Colombian player to score a goal for Real, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  24. Orioles' Chris Tillman Records 14th Start in a Row with 3 Earned Runs or Fewer

    In Tuesday's 5-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox , Chris Tillman of the Baltimore Orioles tossed eight innings of one-run ball, becoming the first Orioles pitcher since 1993 ...

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  25. Tigers' Max Scherzer Reaches 200 Strikeouts for 3rd Consecutive Season

    Detroit Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer has reached the 200-strikeout plateau for a third consecutive season following Tuesday's nine-strikeout performance against the Tampa Bay Rays...

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