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Today in Major League Baseball

| Saturday, June 16, 2007

Stars

Thursday

Kameron Loe , Rangers, threw eight shutout innings in a 6-0 win over the Pirates .

Mark Teahen, Royals, had two triples and five RBI in a 17-8 win over the St. Louis.

Andy Pettitte, Yankees, pitched eight innings, giving up four hits and one run to help New York beat Arizona, 7-1.

Jason Kendall, Athletics, hit the go-ahead RBI single in the 11th inning to give Oakland a 6-5 win over Houston.


Speaking

"He didn't even get a chance to work on his stuff. So I guess he's smarter than us. All we had to do was tell him." - Texas manager Ron Washington on pitcher Kameron Loe. Recalled on Thursday from Triple-A Oklahoma as an injury-replacement starter, Loe tossed eight shutout innings for the Rangers in a 6-0 win over the Pirates.


Seasons

June 16

1916 - Tom Hughes of the Boston Braves pitched a no-hitter in a 2-0 win over the Pirates.

1938 - Jimmie Foxx didn't get a chance to hit as the St. Louis Browns walked him six straight times. The Boston Red Sox won anyway, 12-8.

1953 - The St. Louis Browns beat New York, 3-1, to break the Yankees' 18-game winning streak and end their 14-game losing streak.

1957 - Relief pitcher Dixie Howell hit two home runs in the 32/3 innings he pitched to lead the Chicago White Sox to an 8-6 victory in the second game of a doubleheader against the Washington Senators.

1978 - After three ninth-inning misses, Tom Seaver threw the first no-hitter of his 12-year career, as the Cincinnati Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 4-0.

1991 - Philadelphia rookie Andy Ashby struck out the side in the fourth inning against Cincinnati on nine pitches. It was the 12th time in National League history that it had been accomplished and the first time by a Phillies pitcher.

1991 - Otis Nixon of Atlanta stole six bases against Montreal to set a modern National League record and tie the major-league record set by Eddie Collins of the Philadelphia A's in 1912.

2001 - John Olerud went 4 for 5 and hit for the cycle as Seattle beat the San Diego Padres, 9-2. He hit a homer in the ninth to complete the cycle.

Today's birthdays: Jonathan Broxton, 23; Kerry Wood, 30; Chris Gomez, 36.

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