By Rob Mason, PSO President of Sports Operations
Aug 24, 2019

‘The Best in Sports’ is a daily PSO original series showcasing the best highlights, facts, and stories going on in the land of the NFL, NBA, & MLB every day. Get a recap on EVERYTHING that happened yesterday here

Here is the best from August 23, 2019:

‘El Gary’ is hitting home runs at a record pace. The 355 games it took him to record 100 HR’s is the fastest in AL history.

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Lakers bring Dwight Howard back to LA on a non-guaranteed deal after being bought out by Memphis.

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Aristides Aquino continues to make history with almost every single HR. If his next HR comes in his next 23 PA, Aquino will be featured in “The Best in Sports” once again. Despite Aquino’s heroics, it was Pittsburgh’s Jorge Lopez that was the hero in this game.

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While the Yankees’ hitters are set to break the monthly HR record, the starting pitchers on Friday had some noteworthy results as well.

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Jacob deGrom with another historic performance.. that ended in a loss.

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To finish off NBA Block week, NBA counts down the final 4, shows the block leader Myles Turner’s best rejections, Jarrett Allen making a name for himself, and the best swats to the stands.

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Miami isn’t known for their triumphant comebacks, but Friday was the exception after an early 7-0 deficit turned into a 19-11 slobber knocker for the most runs ever recorded in Marlins Park. 

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Ronald Acuna is proving to be not just one of the best young players, but one of the best players in baseball, period.

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Among the top NFL highlights of the night, Matt Barkley shined above all others with these passes (and TJ Yeldon’s hands).

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Nolan Arenado, Tim Anderson, Andrelton Simmons, and Brock Holt all got in on the action.

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Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets

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Mets pitchers > White Sox DH… at hitting

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