By Pro Sports Outlook, The Front Office for Fans
Oct 02, 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. 

Yandy Diaz 2 HRs powers Rays

Garcia bombs hardest HR by a Ray

Yandy starts things off with a BANG

Lonzo’s new jumper looking solid

A sign of things to come

Rays pitchers are filthy

Flashback to 20/20/20 game

Kordell Stewart had WHEELS

The Buccs exploded in LA

Fastest 5 players of Week 4

Every Team’s best Week 4 play

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8:00 PM: Tampa Bay Rays (AL#5) vs. Oakland Athletics (AL#4) [AL Wild Card Game]

*All game times listed are in Eastern Standard Time (EST)*

[Player of the Day] 1B Yandy Diaz, TB (@OAK): 3-4, 2 HR, 2 RBI, 2 R; 1 more HR than in 2017 & 2018 combined

DH Tommy Pham, TB (@OAK): 2-4, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 R, 1 SB

OF Avisail Garcia, TB (@OAK): 1-4, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 1 R

SP Charlie Morton, TB (@OAK): 5 IP, 0 ER, 5 H, 4 K, 3 BB

SP Jesus Luzardo, OAK (v.TB): 3 IP, 0 ER, 1 H, 4 K, 2 BB

NFL: LT Kolton Miller, Oakland Raiders (turns 24)

NFL: RB TJ Yeldon, Buffalo Bills (26)

MLB: OF Aaron Hicks, New York Yankees (30)

NFL: CB Rashaan Melvin, Detroit Lions (30)

NBA: SG Joe Ingles, Utah Jazz (32)

NBA: C Tyson Chandler, Houston Rockets (37)

1999: After a forgettable season with the Rockets, Scottie Pippen was traded to the Portland Trail Blazers for six players

1995: The Chicago Bulls acquired Dennis Rodman from the San Antonio Spurs, sparking another 3-year championship run

1968: Cardinals pitcher Bob Gibson set a World Series record by striking out 17 Tigers batters

1950: Chicago Cardinals Tight End Bob Shaw set an NFL record (has been tied twice) with 5 touchdown receptions against the Baltimore Colts

1932: The Boston Braves (Washington Redskins) played their very first NFL game against the Brooklyn Dodgers

1920: The last tripleheader in MLB history took place as the Cincinnati Reds and Pittsburgh Pirates played 3 games in a single day

1908: Cleveland Naps pitcher Addie Joss threw the 4th perfect game in MLB history

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