Yesterday will be a day to remember. Teams scored runs in massive amounts. A pitcher set a 27 year old wins record. Hitting streaks were extended. Win streaks were broken in high scoring fashions. June 28, 2013 will be a day to remember for a long time.
- 14 teams (1 doubleheader, both games had 5+ runs for both teams) scored 5 runs or more, and 9 teams scored 7 or more runs. 171 runs were scored in total. To put that in perspective, on June 26, the last time all 30 teams played, only 110 runs were scored. Although there was a doubleheader, 61 more runs were scored, still a substantial amount more than June 26. Today also encompassed four teams scoring more than 10 runs, while on June 26 zero teams scored 10+ runs. The Phillies scored 16 runs by themselves. The Indians scored 19 in game one of a doubleheader, and scored 9 in game two.
- The Dodgers six game win streak was broken in dramatic fashion, as the Phillies deafeated them 16-1. John Lannan recorded three hits, the most for a Phillies pitcher since J.D. Durbin in 2007. On the Dodgers side, it was their worst home loss since 1947, when the New York Giants defeated the Brooklyn Dodgers 19-2. Delmon Young recorded a career high 6 RBI, bringing him to 25 on the season.
- One day after setting a Rockies hit streak record, Michael Cuddyer extended his hitting streak to 25 games, with his 14th homer of the season. He has hit in 31 of his last 32 games.
- Max Scherzer got his 12th win of the season yesterday, improving his record to 12-0. Nobody has been 12-0 since 1986, when Roger Clemens did it. He has a 3.10 ERA in 16 games started.
- The Indians and White Sox combined for 46 runs in a doubleheader yesterday, as the Indians defeated the White Sox in game one 19-10, and in game two 9-8. Six homers were hit and 11 crooked numbers were put up as well in this offense happy doubleheader.
June 28 is wrapped up, as we wait and see what June 29 brings us. We could see three no-hitters pitched, we could see 200 runs scored, or we could see a regular day of baseball. That's the beauty of the game.
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