Did You Know
For only the second time in the history of baseball, both the Red Sox and the Yankees have started off the season 0-3. The only other time this happened? 1966. Both teams went on to post losing records that year. But, the last time just the Yankees were 0-3 in a season, 1998, New York ended up with the World Series Championship.
This Day In Baseball History
4/9/1993: A regular season record crowd of 80,227 fans pack in to Mile High Stadium to witness the first major league game ever played in Denver. The Rockies down the visiting Expos 11-4.
For the second time in history and first time since 1966, the Red Sox and Yankees are both 0-3.
Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder collected his 1,000th career hit.
In a back-and-forth game between the Red Sox and Tigers in which each team led by at least three runs at some point, Alex Avila capped a 13-12, 11-inning win with a two-out, two-run home run.
In his Orioles debut, starter Jason Hammel took a no-hitter into the eighth inning before a Justin Morneau double.
Diamondbacks rallied from a 6-0 deficit to win 7-6.
Cubs (1-2) beat the Nationals (2-1) 4-3.
Rays (3-0) beat the Yankees (0-3) 3-0.
Tigers (3-0) beat the Red Sox (0-3) 13-12 (11 innings).
Pirates (2-1) beat the Phillies (1-2) 5-4.
Padres (1-3) beat the Dodgers (3-1) 8-4.
Mets (3-0) beat the Braves (0-3) 7-5.
Astros (2-1) beat the Rockies (1-2) 3-2.
Top Scorer: Tigers beat the Red Sox 13-12 (11 innings).
Standings (Top Team Bolded)
AL East: Orioles and Rays (3-0, 1.000 WPCT). AL Central: Tigers (3-0, 1.000). AL West: Mariners (3-1, .750).
NL East: Mets (3-0, 1.000). NL Central: Cardinals (3-1, .750). NL West: Diamondbacks (3-0, 1.000).
AL Wild Cards: Orioles/Rays (3-0, 1.000) and Blue Jays/Royals/Rangers (2-1, .667).
NL Wild Cards: Dodgers (3-1, .750) and Nationals/Reds/Astros/Pirates (2-1, .667).
Bottom Team: Red Sox, Yankees, Twins, Braves, and Giants (0-3, .000).
Offensive: AVG: David Wright (Mets), .667 (6-9). Home runs: Jay Bruce (Reds), Miguel Cabrera (Tigers), Yoenis Cepsedes (A's), and Corey Hart (Brewers), 3. RBI: Miguel Cabrera, Andre Ethier (Dodgers), and Matt Kemp (Dodgers), 8. Stolen bases: Starlin Castro (Cubs), 4.
Pitching: Wins: Duane Below (Tigers), 2. K's: Felix Hernandez (Mariners), 13. ERA: Jeremy Hellickson (Rays), 0.00 (8.2 shutout innings). Saves: Frank Francisco (Mets), 3.
Offensive: Jay Bruce (Reds): 2-4, 2 home runs (3), 3 RBI, 2 runs, AVG up .130 from .143 to .273, hitting streak to 1 game (2-4, .500 AVG).
Pitching: Clayton Richard (Padres): Win (1-0), 7 innings, 2 runs (0 earned), 2 hits, no walks, 3 K's (3), ERA drop: -.-- runs from -.-- to 0.00.
Worst Pitching Performance: Max Scherzer (Tigers): 2.2 innings, 7 earned runs, 8 hits, 2 walks, 3 K's (3), ERA jump: -.-- runs from -.-- to 23.62.
Teams followed in this update: Boston Red Sox, Washington Nationals, New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs, Tampa Bay Rays, Los Angeles Dodgers, Philadelphia Phillies, Atlanta Braves, Colorado Rockies
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HR: home runs. RBI: runs batted in. AVG: batting average. SB: stolen bases. ERA: earned run average. BAA: batting average against. K's: strikeouts. WPCT: winning percentage