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2 -- Stolen bases Barry Bonds needs to be the first player with 500 homers and 500 steals. Matt Williams
Unwelcome Matt: Williams was the last of the original D'backs.
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4 -- Players in major league history who have posted three consecutive multihomer games: Gus Zernial (1951 Philadelphia Athletics), Frank Thomas (1962 New York Mets), Lee May (1969 Reds) and Jeff DaVanon (2003 Angels).
5 -- Players who have been suspended for using a corked bat: Sammy Sosa (eight games), Wilton Guerrero in 1997 (eight), Chris Sabo in 1996 (seven), Albert Belle in 1994 (seven), Billy Hatcher (10).
6 -- Pairs of teammates who have collected 300 or more RBIs in a season, although none since Ted Williams and Vern Stephens each knocked in 159 runs for the 1949 Red Sox. With a combined 126 RBIs through 64 games, Toronto's Carlos Delgado and Vernon Wells are on pace to drive in 319 runs.
6.6 -- Dollars, in millions, eaten by the Diamondbacks when they designated Matt Williams for assignment after trading for third baseman Shea Hillenbrand.
11 -- Players who have served as captain for the New York Yankees, including Derek Jeter, appointed last Tuesday by owner George Steinbrenner. The 10 previous Yankees captains: Hal Chase (1912), Roger Peckinpaugh (1914-1921), Babe Ruth (1922), Everett Scott (1922-1925), Lou Gehrig (1935-1941), Thurman Munson (1976-1979), Graig Nettles (1982-1984), Willie Randoph (1986-1989), Ron Guidry (1986-1989) and Don Mattingly (1991-1995).
12 -- Earned runs allowed by Rockies starter Shawn Chacon in Saturday's 13-11 loss to the Royals. Chacon's ERA jumped from 3.17 to 4.37.
13 -- Sons of former major leaguers who were selected in last week's First-Year Player Draft, including Tony Gwynn's son Anthony (Milwaukee, second round) and the sons of Don Mattingly (Taylor, 1B, Yankees), Fernando Valenzuela (Junior, 1B, Padres) and Carney Lansford (Josh, 3B, Rangers).
62 -- Home runs that have been hit in the 16 games played at Hiram Bithorn Stadium in San Juan, Puerto Rico. That's nearly four homers per game.
152 -- Games since the Pirates pitcher threw a complete game, the longest current streak in the majors.
199 -- Career saves for Astros closer Billy Wagner, matching Dave Smith's club record. Smith saved at least 20 games for Houston between 1985-90.
464 -- Estimated feet of Lance Berkman's homer Saturday against Tampa Bay, the longest in Minute Maid Park history. The previous longest shot was a 461-footer by Pittsburgh's Matt Stairs on May 5.
480 -- Single-game media passes that were issued for Roger Clemens' last start. The only game at Wrigley Field with more media was the first night game (556) on Aug. 8, 1988.
1,362 -- Career RBIs for Juan Gonzalez, one shy of Orlando Cepeda's career RBI record of for a Puerto Rican player.


 


 
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