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What’s Happening in Sports: July 9, 2022

What’s Happening in Sports: July 9, 2022

July 9th, 2022 features an action-packed 15-game MLB Saturday slate highlighted by an ace matchup between Carlos Rodon‘s Giants and Yu Darvish‘s Padres. Aaron Judge‘s Yankees continue their heated rivalry with Rafael Devers‘ Red Sox, young stud Alek Manoah goes for Toronto against the resurgent Mariners, and Kyle Schwarber‘s Phils visit Paul Goldschmidt‘s Cards as NL Wild Card hopefuls battle. NBA Summer League rolls on after Harden and Lilliard signed extensions, while NFL players workout in anticipation of training camp.  

 

See what happened in sports on this day in recent years:

– July 9, 2021 ft. Shohei Ohtani setting an AL HR record, Cleveland’s 2nd consecutive walk-off HR, and more!

– July 9, 2020 ft. the MLB releasing their 2021 Schedule, Brooklyn signing PF Michael Beasley, and more!

– July 9, 2019 ft. the 2019 MLB All-Star Game, standout performances in the NBA Summer League, and more!

 

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN SPORTS OVERVIEW: These posts showcase everything you need to see in sports all in one place EVERY DAY. This includes real headlines only (no clickbait rumors), all of the best highlights, interesting facts & records from around the NFL, NBA, & MLB, the main games to watch, notable birthdays, and a quick recap of significant events on this day in sports history. 

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Jul 07, 2022
Las Vegas Raiders named Sandra Douglass Morgan the team’s new President, becoming the 1st Black female President in NFL history

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Jul 07, 2022
Spencer Strider made MLB history with another gem as he racked up a career-high 12 Ks (9 Ks in 1st 3 IP) but the Cardinals beat Atlanta in the 11th inning

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Jul 06, 2022
Carolina Panthers acquired QB Baker Mayfield from the Cleveland Browns for a 2024 5th Rd Pick that could turn into a 4th if Mayfield plays 70% of snaps. Baker trimmed $3.5M in guaranteed salary with the Browns paying $10.5M of his salary and the Panthers only owing him $5M GTD

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Jul 05, 2022
Oklahoma City Thunder #2 overall pick Chet Holmgren impressed during his Summer League debut with 23 PTS and a historic combination of BLK (6) & 3’s (4)

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Jul 05, 2022
Brooklyn Nets signed F TJ Warren to a 1-year deal after he missed most of the last 2 seasons with due to foot injuries

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Jul 04, 2022
After Seiya Suzuki’s rare 9th inning go-ahead inside-the-park HR, the Brewers tied it up to force extras where former-Cubs C Victor Caratini got sweet revenge on his old team with the walk-off 3-run HR

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Jul 04, 2022
Byron Buxton & Gio Urshela recorded the 1st 8-5 (CF to 3B) triple-play in MLB history

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Jul 03, 2022
Houston Astros set a franchise record with 20 Ks during a 9-inning game as Jeremy Pena’s walk-off HR led HOU over the Angels to complete the sweep

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Jul 03, 2022
Chicago Bulls signed 2018 All-Star PG Goran Dragic to a 1y/$2.9M deal

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Jul 02, 2022
Charlotte Hornets re-signed G/F Cody Martin on a 4y/$32M deal

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WELCOME TO LAS VEGAS

 

STRIDER WAS SENSATIONAL

 

CARDINALS IN THE CLUTCH

 

A GIFT FROM GURRIEL

 

GIDDEY CAUGHT A BODY

 

JOE DRAINED CLUTCH 3PM

 

BIG SUMMER LEAGUE SLAM

 

PADRES GO HOME HAPPY

 

BAKER’S BROWNS RECORDS

 

OHTANI IS OUTSTANDING

 

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Jul 07, 2022
Las Vegas Raiders named Sandra Douglass Morgan the team’s new President, becoming the 1st Black female President in NFL history

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Jul 07, 2022
Spencer Strider is the 1st rookie with 11+ Ks & 2 Hits allowed or less during consecutive GS in MLB history

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Jul 07, 2022
Spencer Strider is the 1st rookie with 10+ Ks during consecutive appearances in Atlanta Braves history [since 1900]

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Jul 07, 2022
Spencer Strider is the 1st Braves pitcher to record 9 Ks during the 1st 3 IP of 1 GP since at least 1961

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Jul 07, 2022
The Cardinals-Braves was the 1st game where the oldest active player (Albert Pujols) & youngest active player (Michael Harris) recorded an RBI during the same game in MLB history since Hank Aaron & Robin Yount in 1975

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Jul 06, 2022
Baker Mayfield’s Browns records: Consecutive seasons (4) of 3,000+ PASS YDS – Consecutive GP (5) of 250+ PASS YDS – PASS YDS (14,125) & PASS TD (92) in 1st 4 seasons – 2,500+ PASS YDS each in 1st 4 seasons

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Jul 06, 2022
Baker Mayfield’s Browns rookie records: QB Wins (6), PASS YDS (3,725), PASS TD (27), & CMP (310) – PASS RTG (93.7) & CMP% (63.8) [min 200 ATT] – PASS YDS (397), CMP (29), or CMP% (85) in 1 GP – GP of 2+ (9) & 3+ (4) PASS TD

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Jul 06, 2022
Baker Mayfield is the only QB with multiple career losses when scoring 42+ PTS on offense in NFL history and has done so 3x. Baker Mayfield has a 1-3 career NFL regular-season record when scoring 42+ PTS (only win vs. Cowboys in 2020 NFL Week 4: 49-38)

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Jul 06, 2022
Most PASS TD by a rookie in Cleveland Browns history: 1. 2018 Baker Mayfield (27), 2. 1946 Otto Graham (17), 3. 1999 Tim Couch (15), 4. 2012 Brandon Weeden (14), 5. 2017 Deshon Kizer (11)

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Jul 06, 2022
Shohei Ohtani is the 1st player to record 10+ Ks/2+ RBI/1+ SB during 1 GP in MLB history

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NBA: SG Jaylen Nowell, Minnesota Timberwolves (turns 23)

NBA: PF Lamar Stevens, Cleveland Cavaliers (25)

NFL: FB Alec Ingold, Miami Dolphins (26)

MLB: RP Steven Okert, Miami Marlins (31)

NFL: QB Trent Green, Retired after 2008 (52)

NFL: RB O.J. Simpson, Hall of Fame (75)

2016: The No.2 overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft D’Angelo Russell drained the buzzer-beating GW-FG for the Los Angeles Lakers Summer League win over the Philadelphia 76ers

2011: New York Yankees SS Derek Jeter collected the 3,000th hit of his legendary career on a full count Home Run in Yankee Stadium as the only Yankee with 3,000 Hits. Jeter finished his HOF career with 3,465 Hits which will be the most in franchise history for a long time

2010: Seattle Mariners traded SP Cliff Lee to the Texas Rangers in exchange for 1B Justin Smoak, 3 minor leaguers, and cash

2010: On the heels of SF LeBron James’ “Decision”, the Miami Heat acquired PF Chris Bosh from the Toronto Raptors to formulate the NBA’s newest “Big 3” with SG Dwyane Wade and held their pep rally where LeBron boldly stated “not 2, not 3, not 4, not 5, not 6, not 7…”

2006: The recent #1 overall pick of the NBA Draft, Raptors PF Andrea Bargnani, became the very 1st player to ever foul out of a Summer League game (10 personal fouls)

2002: Minnesota Twins OF Torii Hunter memorably robbed San Francisco Giants OF Barry Bonds of a HR in the 1st inning of the 2002 MLB All-Star Game

1968: Philadelphia 76ers traded legendary C Wilt Chamberlain to the Los Angeles Lakers for C Darrall Imhoff, PG Archie Clark, SF Jerry Chambers, and cash, making him the very 1st reigning MVP to be traded the next season

1932: Boston Braves (now Washington Football Team) officially formed as the NFL’s 8th team

1914: Boston Red Sox purchased the contract of SP Babe Ruth from the then-minor league Baltimore Orioles for $25,000

1914: Pittsburgh Pirates SS Honus Wagner became just the 2nd player to record his 3,000th career hit (Cap Anson) in MLB history

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