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Injury Update:

  • Olson likely done for season. Manaea good to go. Cotton’s status more murky.


Today in Baseball History:

  • 1908 - Ed Reulbach of the Chicago Cubs becomes the only pitcher to throw two shutouts in a doubleheader, beating the Brooklyn Superbas 5-0 and 3-0.
  • 1978 - New York District Court Judge Constance Baker Motley rules that women sportswriters cannot be banned from locker rooms in the state.
  • 1996 - Oakland catcher Terry Steinbach hits a 6th-inning home run in a 7-5 victory over Seattle, marking the Athletics’ 241st homerun of the season. The A’s become the second team this season to surpass the mark formerly held by the ‘61 Yankees.

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