Thursday, December 16, 2010

American League - August 18

Player of the Day: Chris Chambliss hit two home runs and went 3 for 4 with 5 RBI as the Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 8-6.

Pitcher of the Day: Al Fitzmorris pitched a 4-hit shutout to help the Royals cool off the  Cleveland Indians. The Indians have dropped back to four games behind the New York  Yankees in the AL East.

A total of six future Hall of Famers pitched today: Nolan Ryan (started and lost), Fergie Jenkins (started and won), Jim Palmer (started and won), Dennis Eckersley (started and lost), Rich Gossage (started and lost), and Rollie Fingers (earned a save)

Baltimore 12, Minnesota 3
 Boston 2, Chicago 1
 Detroit 6, California 1
 Kansas City 5, Cleveland 0
 Oakland 5, Milwaukee 2
 New York 8, Texas 6

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