By Pro Sports Outlook, The Front Office for Fans
Oct 08, 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. 

Reigning Cy Young in as the Closer

Chirinos gives Houston life

Excellent relay nails Altuve at the plate

Tommy Pham takes JV deep in the 1st

Watson was PERFECT on Sunday

Don’t say Simmons can’t shoot this year

Can’t guard Mike

Aaron Jones 4 TDs in Week 5

Matt Breida has WHEELS

Adam Theilen is back at it

Josh Jacobs had a GAME in London

Teddy Ballgame came to play

Muncy takes Strasburg deep for 2 runs

OTD: Only Perfect Game in Playoff history

Terence Davis caught a body

Breaking down Colts defense in KC

Speed kills

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MLB

7:07 PM: Houston Astros (AL#1) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (AL#5) [ALDS Game 4 | HOU 2-1]

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

[Player of the Day] DH Tommy Pham, TB (v.HOU): 3-5, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 R

OF Avisail Garcia, TB (v.HOU): 4-5, 1 R

SS Willy Adames, TB (v.HOU): 1-3, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 R, 1 BB

C Robinson Chirinos, HOU (@TB): 1-3, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 R

RP Nick Anderson, TB (v.HOU): 2.1 IP, 0 ER, 1 H, 2 K, 0 BB

NFL: DT Jerry Tillery, Los Angeles Chargers (turns 23)

NBA: SG Grayson Allen, Memphis Grizzlies (24)

MLB: RP Robbie Erlin, San Diego Padres (29)

1995: Dan Marino broke Fran Tarkenton’s NFL record for career pass completions 

1978: The New York Yankees secured their third consecutive AL Championship, all coming against the Kansas City Royals

1957: The Brooklyn Dodgers officially announced their move to Los Angeles

1956: Yankees pitcher Don Larsen threw the first and only perfect game in World Series history against the Brooklyn Dodgers

1933: Boston Redskins running back Cliff Battles became the first player in NFL history to rush for over 200 yards in a single game (215)

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