By Pro Sports Outlook, The Front Office for Fans
Oct 07, 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. 

Sherman got UP for the INT

The Yanks are ALCS bound

A1 defense from the Yankees

Bases loaded, 0 outs. No prob for Sevi

Max gets out of the bases loaded jam

Legendary moment for a legendary Nat

Another 1st inning HR allowed by Max

Yadier Molina is a hero in STL

Ozuna coming up BIG in Game 4

Goldy drops bombs in October

Rays break it open in Game 3

Rays having HR derby off Greinke

Kiermaier’s blast gives TB 1st lead of ALDS

Jose Altuve ties 2B record for playoff HRs

Zion throws down vicious jam

MNF Football Preview: CLE @ SF

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MLB

1:05 PM: Houston Astros (AL#1) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (NL#5) [ALDS Game 3 | HOU 2-0]

3:07 PM: Atlanta Braves (NL#2) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (NL#3) [NLDS Game 4 | ATL 2-1]

6:40 PM: Los Angeles Dodgers (NL#1) vs. Washington Nationals (NL#4) [NLDS Game 4 | LAD 2-1]

8:40 PM: New York Yankees (AL#2) vs. Minnesota Twins (AL#3) [ALDS Game 3 | NYY 2-0]

NFL

8:15 PM: Cleveland Browns (2-2) vs. San Francisco 49ers (3-0)

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

NFL

[Player of the Day] EDGE Nick Bosa, SF (v.CLE): 4 TKL, 2 SK, 2 TFL 

RB Matt Breida, SF (v.CLE): 11 RSH, 114 YDS, 1 TD; 3 REC, 15 YDS, 1 TD

TE George Kittle, SF (v.CLE): 6 REC, 70 YDS, 1 TD

MLB

SP Max Scherzer, WAS (v.LAD): 7 IP, 1 ER, 4 H, 7 K, 3 BB, W

1B Ryan Zimmerman, WAS (v.LAD): 2-4, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 1 R

2B Gleyber Torres, NYY (@MIN): 3-4, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 3 R, 2 2B, 1 SB

MLB: OF Mookie Betts, Boston Red Sox (27)

MLB: SP Mike Foltynewicz, Atlanta Braves (28)

NFL: DE Olivier Vernon, Cleveland Browns (29)

MLB: SP Alex Cobb, Baltimore Orioles (32)

NFL: OT Russell Okung, Los Angeles Chargers (32)

NFL: QB Chase Daniel, Chicago Bears (33)

MLB: 3B Evan Longoria, San Francisco Giants (34)

NFL: DB Charles Woodson, Retired in 2015 (43)

NFL: RB Priest Holmes, Retired in 2007 (46)

2012: Saints quarterback Drew Brees threw a touchdown pass for the 48th consecutive game, breaking Johnny Unitas’ NFL record

2001: Barry Bonds hit his 73rd home run of the season, extending his single-season record to the MLB record it is today

2001: Rickey Henderson recorded his legendary 3,000th career hit

1995: Mariners DH Edgar Martinez hit a go-ahead grand slam and drove in 7 runs (MLB playoff record) in a series-clinching victory over the Yankees

1989: Rickey Henderson stole 8 bases in a 5-game playoff series, setting an MLB playoff record

1984: With 154 rushing yards against the Saints, Bears running back Walter Payton surpassed Jim Brown as the NFL’s all-time leading rusher and also set a new record with his 59th career 100-yard game

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