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Elephant Rumblings: Jackson to Tie Journeyman Record, Chapman Injury Update

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  • 1995 - Colorado 1B Andres Galarraga hits home runs in the 6th, 7th, and 8th innings against the Padres to tie the major league record: he’s the 4th major leaguer to clout 4-baggers in three consecutive innings. Galarraga’s 7 RBIs lead the Rockies to an 11 - 3 win.
  • 1996 - In Oakland, A’s first baseman Mark McGwire hits his 300th career home run off Tiger hurler Omar Olivares. The A’s outslug the Tigers, 12 - 8. Bobby Higginson and Jason Giambi each drive in five runs while Cecil Fielder also homers.

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