April 24, 1962
Sandy Koufax ties a major league record striking out 18 batters in a nine inning game as the Dodgers beat the Cubs, 10-2. Cleveland right-hander Bob Feller established the record in 1938.

April 24, 1962
Sandy Koufax ties a major league record striking out 18 batters in a nine inning game as the Dodgers beat the Cubs, 10-2. Cleveland right-hander Bob Feller established the record in 1938.


April 23, 1999
Fernando Tatis becomes the only player in major league history to hit two grand slams in the same game in one inning. Tatis hits both off Dodger starter Chan Ho Park in an 11-run third inning, setting the major league mark. The third baseman’s eight RBIs in one inning also breaks the old record of six.

April 23, 1999
Fernando Tatis becomes the only player in major league history to hit two grand slams in the same game in one inning. Tatis hits both off Dodger starter Chan Ho Park in an 11-run third inning, setting the major league mark. The third baseman’s eight RBIs in one inning also breaks the old record of six.


yankees:

Web gem all around

yankees:

Web gem all around


mlb:

Albert Pujols: The 26th member of the 500-HR Club.


April 22, 1991
In the first night game in their new ballpark, Frank Thomas hits the first White Sox home run in Comiskey Park, contributing to Chicago’s 8-7 victory over the Orioles.

April 22, 1991
In the first night game in their new ballpark, Frank Thomas hits the first White Sox home run in Comiskey Park, contributing to Chicago’s 8-7 victory over the Orioles.


royals:

Alcides Escobar has range … lots of range.

royals:

Alcides Escobar has range … lots of range.


Whatever my role is here — whether I’m a starter or not — my preparation never changes. Every day I’m going to do the exact same thing regardless of what my role will be. … If I was the type of player who changes the way I prepare myself, I wouldn’t be the player I have been.
Ichiro (via mightyflynn)

And that’s why he’s so awesome.


April 21, 1898
In a game against the Giants, Philadelphia Nationals’ pitcher Bill Duggelby hits a grand slam in his first major league at-bat. Duggleby will remain the only player to accomplish this feat until Jeremy Hermida of the Marlins did so on August 31, 2005.

April 21, 1898
In a game against the Giants, Philadelphia Nationals’ pitcher Bill Duggelby hits a grand slam in his first major league at-bat. Duggleby will remain the only player to accomplish this feat until Jeremy Hermida of the Marlins did so on August 31, 2005.


ladodgers:

There is only one outfielder in Major League Baseball that makes this play — his name is Yasiel Puig. Watch: atmlb.com/1msIzW1

ladodgers:

There is only one outfielder in Major League Baseball that makes this play — his name is Yasiel Puig. Watch: atmlb.com/1msIzW1

(via mlb)


mets:

Dan Uggla, slightly faked out by Dice-K.

mets:

Dan Uggla, slightly faked out by Dice-K.