Barry Bonds (TRADING CARD DB)

October 5, 2001: Barry Bonds hits 71st home run to set new single-season record

There were plenty of storylines entering this intrastate battle…

May 23, 2002: Shawn Green hits four home runs, sets record with 19 total bases

On May 23, 2002, the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Shawn Green had a…

May 5, 2004: Mike Piazza hits 352nd home run, setting career mark by a catcher

Mike Piazza had come a long way since 1988 when the Dodgers drafted…
Trevor Hoffman (TRADING CARD DB)

June 6, 2007: Padres’ Trevor Hoffman closes out Dodgers for 500th career save

It took just 10 pitches. The ninth-inning play-by-play line for…

April 15, 2009: Ian Kinsler hits for the cycle in 6-for-6 performance

They say everything’s bigger in Texas. On April 15, 2009,…

May 11, 2016: Nationals' Max Scherzer ties MLB record with 20 strikeouts

The storylines that precede a game can often provide a rich insight…

June 29, 2018: Nationals' Juan Soto sets hits record for a teenager

The Washington Nationals (41-38) had been leading the NL East…

May 2, 2019: Stephen Strasburg reaches 1,500 strikeouts in fewest innings

It was supposed to be a getaway game for both teams, scheduled…

September 28, 2019: Mets' Pete Alonso sets rookie mark with 53rd home run

Pete Alonso did not have a guaranteed spot on the Mets roster…