What’s Happening in Sports: August 6, 2022

August 6th, 2022 features an action-packed 17-game MLB Saturday highlighted by Max Scherzer facing Max Fried as aces clash in Game 1 of a critical NL-East doubleheader between the Mets and Braves. Manny Machado‘s Padres take on Freddie Freeman‘s Dodgers for a NL West heavyweight battle in LA, AL MVP favorite Aaron Judge‘s Yankees face NL MVP favorite Paul Goldschmidt‘s Cardinals, while Toronto also matches up with Minnesota. NBA concludes “Dunk Week”, plus NFL players get prepared for Preseason Week 1 beginning Thursday.

 

See what happened in sports on this day in recent years:

– August 6, 2021: Josh Allen‘s historic extension, Nets locked up KD for 4 years, SGA‘s OKC extension , and more!

– August 6, 2020: Many MLB walk-offs, the Bucks’ 23-pt comeback to clinch the No. 1 seed in the East, and more!

– August 6, 2019: NFL Hard Knocks premiere, Mike Tauchman‘s HR robbery, Bo Bichette‘s historic start, and more!

 

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Aug 05, 2022
Dylan Cease broke Jacob deGrom’s MLB record for the most consecutive GS (13) allowing 1 ER or less as the White Sox won 2-1 to tie Cleveland for 2nd in the AL Central (2 GB from Twins)

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Aug 05, 2022
Minnesota Twins pulled out a wild extra innings walk-off win vs. Toronto after blowing a 9th inning lead thanks to Toronto’s errors in the 10th

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Aug 04, 2022
The 1st NFL action took place for the 1st time in almost 6 months as the Raiders beat the Jaguars 27-11 in the annual Hall of Fame Game to kick off the 2022 season

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Aug 03, 2022
Brandon Drury blasted a Grand Slam during his 1st plate appearance with the San Diego Padres, bringing Slam Diego back in his, Juan Soto, & Josh Bell’s 1st game with the Friars

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Aug 03, 2022
Dallas Cowboys signed LB Anthony Barr to a 1-year deal worth up to $3M

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Aug 02, 2022
San Diego Padres acquired OF 2x All-Star Juan Soto & All-Star 1B Josh Bell from the Washington Nationals for premier prospects SP MacKenzie Gore, SS CJ Abrams, OF Robert Hassell, OF James Wood, & SP Jarlin Susana plus 1B Luke Voit

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Aug 02, 2022
San Diego traded 1B Eric Hosmer to the Boston Red Sox (covering $44M of remaining $46M through 2025) who originally used his no-trade clause to reject being sent to DC, along with prospects Max Ferguson and Corey Rosier for 2016 #12 overall pick SP Jay Groome

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Aug 02, 2022
San Diego Padres acquired OF/UT Brandon Drury from the Cincinnati Reds for unheralded prospect SS Victor Acosta

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Aug 02, 2022
Minnesota Twins acquired SP Tyler Mahle from the Cincinnati Reds for prospects IF Spencer Steer, LHP Steven Hajjar, & IF Christian Encarnacion-Strand

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Aug 02, 2022
Minnesota Twins acquired RP Jorge Lopez from the Baltimore Orioles for prospects LHP Cade Povich, RHP Yennier Cano, RHP Juan Nuñez, & LHP Juan Rojas

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Aug 05, 2022
Most consecutive GS allowing 1 ER or less in MLB history [min 2 IP/GS]: 1. 2022 Dylan Cease (13)^, 2. 2021 Jacob deGrom (12), 3. 1968 Bob Gibson (11)

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Aug 05, 2022
Dylan Cease has the lowest ERA (1.98) through the 1st 22 GS of a season in Chicago White Sox history since 1968 Tommy John (1.94)

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Aug 05, 2022
Jordan Romano is the only Pitcher to record 1+ Ks/0 Hits/0 BB & yet not get 1 out & take the loss in MLB history

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Aug 05, 2022
Jose Berrios allowed the most HR (15) during the 1st 11 road GS of a season in Toronto Blue Jays history

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Aug 05, 2022
Taijuan Walker allowed the most ER (8) during 1 GS of 1.0 IP or less by a Mets Pitcher since 1989, and the t-most in franchise history

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Aug 05, 2022
Trey Mancini is the 1st player to have all of his 1st 3 hits with the Houston Astros be HR in franchise history

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Aug 05, 2022
Trey Mancini recorded the most RBI (7) during a non-rookie’s 1st 4 games with the Houston Astros in franchise history

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Aug 05, 2022
Trey Mancini is the 1st player to record 1+ HR during each of his 1st 2 GS with both of his 1st 2 teams in MLB history

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Aug 05, 2022
Justin Steele is the 1st Cubs Pitcher to record 10+ Ks & under 5 IP during 1 GP since 1979, and the 2nd since 1901

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Aug 04, 2022
Bo Bichette is the fastest (338 GP) player to reach 400 career Hits in Toronto Blue Jays history

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MLB Saturday

1:10 & 7:10 PM: Atlanta Braves (64-43) vs. New York Mets (67-39)

6:10 PM: Houston Astros (70-38) vs. Cleveland Guardians (54-52)

7:10 PM: Toronto Blue Jays (59-47) vs. Minnesota Twins (56-50)

7:15 PM: New York Yankees (70-37) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (58-48)

9:10 PM: San Diego Padres (61-48) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (73-33)

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

MLB: SP Hunter Greene, Cincinnati Reds (turns 23)

NFL: RB Kareem Hunt, Cleveland Browns (27)

MLB: P John Gant, Free Agent (30)

MLB: 2B/IF Wilmer Flores, San Francisco Giants (31)

NFL: CB Ross Cockrell, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (31)

MLB: RP Jake McGee, Milwaukee Brewers (36)

NBA: C David Robinson, Hall of Fame (57)

2004: Boston Celtics acquired PG Gary Payton, SF Rick Fox, and a 2006 first-round pick (which would become PG Rajon Rondo) from the Los Angeles Lakers for PG Chucky Atkins, C Chris Mihm, and SF Jumaine Jones

2002: Philadelphia 76ers traded Hall of Fame C Dikembe Mutumbo to the New Jersey Nets for SF Keith Van Horn and C Todd MacCulloch

1973: As a result of his tragic and untimely passing just a few months earlier, former Pirates OF Roberto Clemente became just the 2nd player in history to be elected to the Hall of Fame without the standard 5-year waiting period (Lou Gehrig)

1972: Atlanta Braves OF Hank Aaron hit his 660th and 661st career home runs, passing Willie Mays for 2nd most HR all-time and broke Babe Ruth’s record for home runs on a single team which he still holds today (733 with Braves)

1963: Philadelphia Nationals NBA franchise officially announced their nickname would be changing to the “76ers”, a nod to the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia in 1776

1953: Over a year after leaving the game to serve in the Korean War, Boston Red Sox OF Ted Williams made his return to baseball but lost to the St. Louis Browns

1952: At 47 years old, St. Louis Browns SP Satchel Paige became the oldest player to record a complete game or a shutout in MLB history

1890: HOF SP Cy Young made his MLB debut with the Cleveland Spiders, allowing just 3 hits in an 8-1 victory over the Chicago Colts

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