- Francisco Liriano unofficially locked up the fifth spot in the Twins’ rotation.
- The 47-year-old lefty Jamie Moyer won the fifth starter position in Philadelphia’s rotation over Kyle Kendrick.
- Pat Venditte showed his ambidextrous pitching skills for the New York Yankees, giving up one run in 1.1 innings against the Atlanta Braves.
Quote of the day:
- “Therapy can be a good thing; it can be therapeutic.” Alex Rodriguez on the benefits of seeing a therapist.
- Chien-Ming Wang, 1980
- Tippy Martinez, 1950
- 1968 – The new American League franchise in Seattle officially became the Seattle Pilots. The next season, they officially became the Milwaukee Brewers.
- 1994 – The Chicago White Sox assigned NBA superstar Michael Jordan to the Double-A Birmingham Barons of the Southern League; his manager was Terry Francona.
- 1995 – Baseball players agreed to end a 232-day strike after a judge granted a preliminary injunction against club owners.