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Paddack carried a no-hitter into the 8th inning until Castro blasted a solo shot to start the 8th. He still finished with a sparkling stat line as the #PlayerOfTheDay
Starlin Castro ends Chris Paddack’s no-hitter.
Padres’ 50-year dry spell continues…
— Bleacher Report MLB (@BR_MLB) July 18, 2019
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After a monumental HR Derby victory, Alonso carried the momentum with a towering shot in a Mets blowout victory
— New York Mets (@Mets) July 17, 2019
Pete Alonso’s 474-foot home run today is longer than all 57 of the ones he hit in the Home Run Derby
— David Adler (@_dadler) July 17, 2019
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Just a day after Bellinger blasted 2 HR’s to take the lead over Christian Yelich, the reigning MVP responded the only way he knows how
— Milwaukee Brewers (@Brewers) July 17, 2019
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Aaron Sanchez has extended his historic streak, but not a good one. Sanchez is now one of five people, and the 1st since 1942 to lose 10 straight appearances
Aaron Sanchez’s streak continues – he has now lost 10 straight outings, failing to toss a quality start in any of them.
The last player to do that: Early Wynn in 1942. Wynn bounced back to win 18 games the following season and ended up in the Hall of Fame.
— Stats By STATS (@StatsBySTATS) July 18, 2019
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#PlayerOfTheDay @PaddackChris carried a no-hitter through the 8th inning before Starlin Castro’s solo shot. Paddack now joins Trevor Bauer, Luis Castillo and Justin Verlander as the only SP w/ multiple starts of one or fewer hits allowed in 7 or more innings
— Pro Sports Outlook (@prosportoutlook) July 18, 2019
While it wasnt a no-hitter, it was still utter dominance from Chris Paddack – @PaddackChris.
– 36% CSW rate
– 15 total whiffs
– 15 called strikes on his FB alone
Here are his 8 K’s pic.twitter.com/Qw9WVxmLJU
— Alex Fast (@AlexFast8) July 18, 2019
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Xander Bogaerts is the first shortstop with a hit, a run and an RBI in 8 straight games (since RBI became official in 1920).
— Stats By STATS (@StatsBySTATS) July 16, 2019
Xander Bogaerts ranks among AL leaders with:
51 XBH (T-1st)
74 RBI (2nd)
74 R (T-2nd)
.312 AVG (4th)
.399 OBP (4th)
.575 SLG (2nd)
.974 OPS (2nd)
30 2B (2nd)
21 HR (T-9th)
110 H (6th)
He has 5 HR in his last 7 games and has recorded 3 hits in each of his last 3 games.
— Red Sox Notes (@SoxNotes) July 17, 2019
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