By Rob Mason, PSO President of Sports Operations
Sep 02, 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 September 1, 2019:

Justin Verlander is one of, if not the best pitcher in the game right now, still, despite being 36 years old. He proved that once again on Sunday that entered him into an exclusive club. Check out all the main Facts to Know from Verlander’s performance.

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Hell of a story for Carlos Carrasco making his triumphant return.

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While the Cardinals needed a couple walk offs to beat the lowly Reds (64-73) this weekend, the Yankees have used back-to-back climatic comebacks to get past the Oakland A’s, the current leader for a WC spot.

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While Mike Trout was pacing the MLB with 43 HR’s entering the day, there’s now a 3-way tie atop the leaderboard, with others not far behind.

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The Dodgers were on the cusp of being 4-game swept by the Arizona D-Backs with the Snakes up by 1 in the 9th. However, a heroic Cody Bellinger (and later Joc Pederson) prevented that from happening.

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On Sunday Night Baseball under the bright lights, Scott Kingery proved to be the MVP of the game with his clutch 8th inning tie-breaking knock.

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While teams are finalizing their 53-man roster, the Bears & Steelers are working on getting their future rosters squared away with extensions for OG Cody Whitehair & CB Joe Haden.

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Here’s the best play from every team in the Preseason.

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This Big 3 rings up K’s for a living.

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Pitchers aren’t supposed to be good hitters. Yet, Steven Brault launched a 441-ft bomb that was the longest HR by a pitcher this season.

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Oakland Athletics vs. New York Yankees

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Only Nolan Ryan & Sandy Koufax have more career no-hitters

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