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Monday, 30 April 2007 23:40
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 SCOREBOARD
Tuesday, May 1
New York Yankees at Texas (8:05 p.m. EDT). The Yankees have lost eight of their last nine games.

STARS
Monday
-Roy Halladay, Blue Jays, pitched a five-hitter with eight strikeouts and Toronto beat Texas 6-1.
-Andruw Jones, Braves, hit a walkoff, three-run homer in a 5-2 win over Philadelphia.
-Pedro Feliz, Giants, hit a three-run homer in San Francisco's 9-5 victory over Colorado.
-Jeff Suppan, Brewers, threw an eight-hitter to help beat St. Louis 7-1.
-Chris Young, Diamondbacks, had a pair of homers in a 9-1 win over Arizona.

FREE PASS
Albert Pujols got a premature walk in the sixth inning of St. Louis' 7-1 loss to Milwaukee on Monday night. Pujols fell behind Jeff Suppan 0-2 before fouling off a pitch, taking two balls and fouling off another. He was awarded first base by home plate umpire Dan Iassogna after the next pitch. The official scorer confirmed Pujols walked on the third ball of the at-bat.

FISH OF ALL TRADES
Scott Olsen had a sacrifice bunt, scored a run and recorded his third win in Florida's 9-6 victory over the Mets on Monday night. Olsen is now 6-for-11 (.545) on the season. The left-hander allowed four runs - two earned - in six-plus innings to get his third win of the year.

BEST FOOT FORWARD
San Francisco beat Colorado 9-5 Monday night for its seventh straight home victory - the club's longest unbeaten run in its waterfront ballpark since also winning seven in a row from June 19-July 2, 2004. ... John Lackey retired Kansas City's Ross Gload on an unusual play in the fourth inning of the Angels' 3-1 win. Gload hit a liner up the middle that would have gone through for a single, but it glanced off the pitcher's left foot and bounced straight to first baseman Robb Quinlan, who picked up the ball and made the tag.

STREAKS
Albert Pujols extended his hitting streak to nine games in St. Louis' 7-1 loss to Milwaukee on Monday night. ... Tim Hudson, who got a no-decision in Atlanta's 5-2 win over Philadelphia, has lasted at least seven innings in each of his first six starts.

SNAPPED
Pittsburgh snapped a two-game slide with a 3-2 win over Chicago, ending the Cubs' three-game winning streak.

SPEAKING
``It's definitely the most mentally draining game I've ever pitched. But I know Josh and my grandmother would not have wanted me to be anywhere else but out there on the mound.'' - Braves right-hander Tim Hudson, on pitching the day after getting word that his college teammate Josh Hancock and his grandmother passed away. Hudson allowed two runs and four hits over eight innings in a 5-2 victory over Philadelphia.

SEASONS
May 1
1901 - Herm McFarland and Dummy Hoy homered in the Chicago White Sox' 19-9 rout of the Detroit Tigers. The Tigers committed an AL record 12 errors, 10 by the infield, in the loss.
1906 - John Lush of the Philadelphia Phillies pitched a no-hitter at Brooklyn, beating the Dodgers 6-0.
1912 - George Sisler, a freshman at Michigan, struck out 20 in seven innings.
1920 - Joe Oeschger of the Boston Braves and Leon Cadore of the Brooklyn Dodgers each pitched 26 innings in a 1-1 tie, the longest in major league history.
1920 - Babe Ruth hit his first home run as a Yankee as New York beat Boston 6-0 at the Polo Grounds.
1924 - Chicago's Bill Barrett stole home twice, in the first and ninth innings, against the Cleveland Indians.
1927 - Hod Lisenbee of Washington pitched a shutout in his first major league start, a 6-0 win over Boston.
1944 - George Myatt of Washington went 6-for-6 and the Senators beat the Boston Braves 11-4.
1959 - Early Wynn of the Chicago White Sox pitched a one-hitter, struck out 14, and hit a double and home run for a 1-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox at the age of 39.
1969 - Houston's Don Wilson beat the Cincinnati Reds with a 4-0 no-hitter at Crosley Field, one day after the Reds' Jim Maloney no-hit the Astros and nine days after Wilson absorbed a 14-0 pounding by Cincinnati.
1973 - The San Francisco Giants scored seven runs with two outs in the ninth inning to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-7.
1991 - Rickey Henderson surpassed Lou Brock as baseball's career stolen base leader with his 939th steal as the Oakland Athletics beat the New York Yankees 7-4.
1991 - Nolan Ryan pitched his seventh no-hitter, struck out 16 and shut down the best-hitting team in the majors, as the Texas Rangers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-0.
1992 - The Dodgers postponed a three-game series against Montreal because of rioting in Los Angeles following the Rodney King verdict.
1992 - Oakland's Rickey Henderson stole his 1,000th career base in the first inning at Tiger Stadium.
2002 - With a save against the Chicago Cubs, San Diego closer Trevor Hoffman set the major league record for the most saves with one team, 321. He broke Dennis Eckersley's record of 320 with Oakland.
2005 - Minnesota's Johan Santana lost 2-1 to the Los Angeles Angels, ending his 17-game winning streak. Santana struck out seven over eight innings and allowed two hits, but they were solo home runs by Vladimir Guerrero and Jose Molina.
2006 - Tim Hudson threw the second one-hitter of his career, leading Atlanta past Colorado 2-0.
 

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