By Pro Sports Outlook, The Front Office for Fans
Aug 28, 2019
‘Today in Sports’ is a continuously updated daily article showcasing the real headlines only (none of the noise), all of the top highlights, interesting facts from around the NFL, NBA, & MLB, as well as the main games worth watching, the best performances of the day (posted at the end of the day), significant birthdays, and a quick recap of notable events on this day in sports history. 

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Yu Darvish’s knuckle curve is nasty

Gerrit Cole’s dominance continues

Another record for Aquino

Brett Phillips full extension

Mad Max is a legend

DeShields robs HR

Dee Gordon showing the glove work

Pick these corners

Francisco Lindor in the clutch

Bogaerts gets 30th HR & 100th RBI

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[Player of the Day] 2B Jonathan Schoop, MIN (@CHW): 2-4, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 2 R

SP Anthony DeSclafani, CIN (@MIA): 7 IP, 0 ER, 2 H, 8 K, 1 BB

SS Francisco Lindor, CLE (@DET): 3-5, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 2 R, 1 2B

SP Patrick Sandoval, LAA (v.TEX): 5 IP, 0 ER, 1 H, 9 K, 3 BB

SS Xander Bogaerts, BOS (@COL): 3-4, 2 HR, 3 RBI, 2 R, 1 2B, 1 BB

NFL: RG Shaq Mason, New England Patriots (turns 26)

NBA: C Bismack Biyombo, Charlotte Hornets (27)

NBA: PF Jeff Green, Utah Jazz (33)

MLB: RP Will Harris, Houston Astros (35)

1992: The Milwaukee Brewers set a new AL record by piling up 31 hits (22 singles) in a 22-2 win against the Toronto Blue Jays

1987: Mike Schmidt hit his 522nd career home run, passing both Ted Williams and Willie McCovey on the all-time list

1977: Nolan Ryan recorded his 300th strikeout of the season, extending his streak of 300+ K’s to five consecutive seasons

1926: Indians pitcher Dutch Levson pitched two complete games without recording a single strikeout

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