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The @Dodgers’ 17 runs last night were their most ever in a shutout while visiting the Giants.
During the @Angels’ 10-game win streak, they have outscored the opposition 86-34.
The @Angels have won 10 straight, the club’s longest streak since 2002 and one win behind the ’64 squad for longest in franchise history.
.@79JoseAbreu is the 3rd first-year player to have a 30-double, 30-homer, 100-RBI season (Ted Williams in 1939, Albert Pujols in 2001).
Saturday’s @whitesox-@Twins affair was the 27th nine-inning game since 1914 to see both starters (Quintana, Hughes) strike out at least 11.
.@Nationals have 4 players (Werth, Desmond, LaRoche, Rendon) with 80 RBIs. @tigers (Cabrera, Kinsler, V-Mart) are only other team with 3.
.@IanDesmond20 is the third shortstop in @MLB history to have three 20-homer, 20-steal seasons in a row.
.@Dutch_Oven45 has made 3 starts this season, and in all 3, has gone at least 7, allowed just 1 run (or no runs), and issued 0 walks.
Ryan Hanigan is the first @RaysBaseball catcher to homer in a 1-0 win.
Jimmy Paredes is first player in @Orioles history to have a two-out, pinch-hit, extra-inning, game-ending hit while the team was behind.
The @SFGiants 9-0 win represents the team’s largest margin of victory in a home shutout over the #Dodgers since June 25, 1968 (also 9-0).
The @SFGiants have won 10 straight at home - the club’s longest run of success since winning 11 straight at home in 2003.
.@James_Paxton owns a 1.73 ERA in 14 career games (all starts).
The @Angels have won nine straight, and have scored at least seven runs in eight consecutive games.
.@CY24_7 is 6th @Yankees player in past 40 seasons to hit a walk-off homer with the team down by at least two runs.
Marcus Semien is the first @whitesox No. 9 hitter to homer in a 1-0 win since pitcher Early Wynn on May 1, 1959.
.@CKluber has fanned 230 batters – the most for the @Indians since Gaylord Perry struck out 238 in 1973.
Since dropping his first 3 starts after being acquired by @SFGiants, @JakePeavy_44 has gone 5-1 in his last 6 starts with a 1.12 ERA.
The @Nationals won their 12th straight road game vs Mets. The streak – which began on 6/30/13 – is longest for the #Nats vs any one team.
.@JoseAltuve27 has produced the eighth 200-hit, 40-double, 50-steal season in the modern era.
.@SFGiants have 6 games this season in which they’ve held opposition to 2-or-fewer hits (a no-hitter, a 1-hitter and four 2-hitters).
.@MattShoemaker33's 15 wins are the most ever for an @Angels rookie.
.@Dodgers have 70 wins by their starting pitchers this season – most for the club since the 1985 team had 73.
Since April 26, Wade Davis has allowed one run in 54.0 innings, has held opponents to a .348 OPS, and has fanned 78.
Francisco Rodriguez is third pitcher in history to have at least five seasons with 40 saves, joining Trevor Hoffman and Mariano Rivera.
There have been 311 shutouts in 2014. Since 1998, the only seasons to see more:  2013 (331), 2010 (329) and 2011 (323).
There have been 180 double-digit strikeout games this season.
In 11 starts since the All-Star break, James Shields is 5-2 with a 2.23 ERA.
Jeff Samardzija owns a 1.52 ERA in 12 no-decisions this season.
The @Royals are 32-18 (.640) in the second half and own a 3.01 team ERA since the break (fourth lowest in @MLB).
.@Bharper3407's 54 career homers tie Ted Williams and Andruw Jones for the 12th most in history for any player through his age-21 season.
Chris Young is just the second player to homer for both the @Yankees and @Mets in the same season, joining Dave Kingman (1977).
Joe Panik is the 26th player since 1914 to have a five-hit game with no runs scored and no RBIs. He's only the 12th to do so with no XBH.
Devin Mesoraco (5.82 home run %) can become the first @Reds catcher since Johnny Bench in 1980 to have a rate that high w/ at least 400 PA.
Yusmeiro Petit’s 84 pitches last night were the fewest used in a complete game since Aaron Cook’s 81-pitch masterpiece on June 29, 2012.
.@JdeGrom19’s 2.62 ERA ranks second to Dwight Gooden's 2.60 for lowest in @Mets history by a rookie with at least 20 starts.
The @Nationals (3.55 K/BB ratio) and @Yankees (3.46) pitching staffs are on pace to break the 2012 Phillies record of 3.39.
Since 2011, no team in the @MLB has won a greater percentage of its regular season games than the @tigers’ .564 clip.
Derek Jeter played in his 2,730th game, tying Met Ott for most games by any player for a New York Major League Baseball team (@EliasSports).
.@Giancarlo818’s 154 homers tie Dan Uggla for the most in franchise history.
.@Giancarlo818 now has 154 career homers to tie @Johnny_Bench5 for 10th most in history for any player through his age-24 season.
Tyler Flowers is 1st @whitesox to have a 9th-inning, game-tying HR and an extra-inning, walk-off HR since Joe Crede (8/27/02).
For the first time in franchise history, the @Mets collected as many as six hits in a game while singling not even once.
.@JoeyBats19 is 5th player in @BlueJays history to hit 200 HRs, joining C. Delgado (336), V. Wells (223), J. Carter (203) and G. Bell (202).
.@TheCUTCH22 is slashing .311/.402/.536, and is in position to post his third straight .300/.400/.500 campaign.
Over his past 28 games, @Starlingmart owns a .349/.405/.594 slash line.
.@ClaytonKersh22’s WHIP stands at 0.818. For ALL pitchers since 1893, that figure would rest as the fifth lowest.
.@ClaytonKersh22’s ERA currently sits at 1.67. No southpaw has finished this low since Carl Hubbell authored a 1.66 in 1933.
.@PJHughes45 owns a 11.00 K:BB ratio, which matches Bret Saberhagen in 1994 for highest ever for a qualified pitcher.
.@MiguelCabrera is the third player to have 11 100-RBI seasons through his age-31 season, joining Jimmie Foxx (11) and Alex Rodriguez (11).