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  • 1996 - In Toronto, Joe Carter becomes the third player to hit a homer into the upper level at the SkyDome, a three-run shot that carries 483 feet. Geronimo Berroa and Matt Stairs homer for the A’s, the 23rd straight game in which the A’s have collected a home run. But the Jays beat them, 6 - 4.
  • 2015 - The Mets acquire closer Tyler Clippard from the A’s in return for minor league P Casey Meisner.

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