Roger Schlueter is the senior editorial coordinator and researcher for Major League Baseball Productions.
|On Thursday, the Giants put together their 21st double-digit hit game, overcoming a six-run deficit and defeating the Rockies, 8-6. San Francisco's total of 21 games with at least 10 hits is the most for the club -- through 41 team games -- since the 1987 team had 21.
More» Giants score eight unanswered to top Rockies|
|The production of the Brewers shortstop-center field combination of Jean Segura and Carlos Gomez has put each player near the top of the National League leaderboard in several statistical categories.
More» Segura's solo shot puts the Brewers up early|
|Robinson Cano collected his 1,500th career hit Thursday, becoming the 52nd player to accomplish the feat through his first nine big league seasons.
More» Cano legs out 1,500th career hit against Rox|
|Although he was not rewarded with a win, Matt Harvey put together one of the most dominant performances in Mets history on Tuesday vs. the White Sox.
More» Harvey nears perfection vs. White Sox|
|Barely a month into the 2013 campaign, the Tigers pitchers have already tied the modern record by striking out at least 18 batters in three different games.
More» Porcello mows down seven over seven innings|
|Thanks to the offensive prowess of Mike Napoli, Jacoby Ellsbury, Dustin Pedroia and David Ortiz, the Red Sox are off to an 18-7 start and own the best record in the Majors.
More» Ortiz doubles to bring home Nava in seventh|
|Clay Buchholz's work in April -- when it comes to victories and earned runs allowed -- has put him in the same class as five Cy Young Award winners. He will be the eighth pitcher since 1916 to enter May with at least five victories and an ERA at or below 1.20.
More» Buchholz strikes out 10 over 7 2/3 innings|
|B.J. and Justin Upton on Tuesday became the first brothers to hit back-to-back homers since Pirates Hall of Famers Paul and Lloyd Waner in 1938.
More» Upton brothers go back-to-back|
|Jon Lester, Clay Buchholz and Ryan Dempster have combined to go 6-1 with a 1.52 ERA, helping to lift the Red Sox to an AL-leading 2.69 team ERA.
More» Lester fans five over seven innings for win|
|With Miguel Cabrera's big night Tuesday, he joined Prince Fielder as the first Tigers duo to have multiple four-RBI games this early in a season.
More» Miggy socks two-run homer to put Tigers up|
|While not known for his speed, Miguel Cabrera had a triple and stolen base in the same game for the first time in his career Thursday, becoming the first Tigers No. 3 hitter to accomplish the feat since 2001.
More» Miggy hustles into third with an RBI triple|
|Rangers starter Yu Darvish retired the first 26 batters he faced Tuesday before allowing a single. Darvish was the first pitcher since Armando Galarraga in 2010 to lose a bid for a perfect game with two outs in the ninth.
More» Darvish takes perfect game into the ninth|
|With the Pirates' A.J. Burnett striking out 10 and the Cubs' Jeff Samardzija fanning nine on Monday, it marked the seventh time since 1916 that an Opening Day contest saw both starters strike out at least nine.
More» Burnett fans 10 over 5 2/3 innings vs. Cubs|
|In 2012, David Price joined a group eight Cy Young Award winners who led the league in wins and ERA but not in strikeouts since 1967.
More»Price accepts AL Cy Young award at the BBWAA dinner|
|With three triples, 27 home runs and a league-leading 50 doubles in 2012, Aramis Ramirez had a total of 80 extra-base hits in 630 plate appearances, for a percentage of 12.698. It was the third-highest mark for any third baseman who qualified for the batting title since 1893.
More» Aramis' mammoth home run puts Brewers ahead|
|Right-handers Brandon Morrow had Felix Hernandez both tossed shutouts on three or fewer hits three times in a seven-start span in 2012.
More» Felix completes Mariners' first perfect game|
|Nearly 60 years after Joe Adcock turned in one of the greatest individual performances in baseball history, Josh Hamilton went 5-for-5 with with 18 total bases in a four-homer performance on May 8, 2012 for the Rangers.
More» Hamilton goes 5-for-5 with four homers|
|Mike Trout's campaign in 2012 was extraordinary on a number of levels, but it's his age that really should resonate and make questions about the future so exciting.
More»A look at Mike Trout's memorable moments from 2012|
|Between 1920 and 2011, a Triple Crown batting season was achieved 11 times by nine different players. Miguel Cabrera's 2012 seasons holds up nicely, making the newest Triple Crown season -- the first since 1967 -- a worthy numerical addition to one of baseball's most cherished accomplishments.
More»A look back at Cabrera's amazing feat in 2012|
|When it comes to raw strikeout totals in relation to the league leaderboards and strikeout rates in relation to history, the combination of Justin Verlander and Max Scherzer in 2012 had few peers.
More» Scherzer fans nine over eight scoreless|