Today in baseball history April 29
Good mornin', baseball fans! The Twins take on Detroit today at 11:30 a.m. Stick around after the Twins game for high school baseball Lewiston-Altura Vs Chatfield. Pre-game is scheduled for 3:45 p.m. We'll start our high school game on KFIL AM 1060 and continue on FM after the Twins game.
Today in 1981, Steve Carlton of the Phillies struck out Montreal's Tim Wallach. Carlton became the sixth major leaguer to strike out 3,000 batters. He was also the first left-hander to reach the milestone.
A major league record was set in 1986 by Roger Clemens as he struck out 20 batters. The Red Sox beat the Mariners 3-1.
Achieving their first victory of the season in 1988, the Orioles beat the White Sox 9-0. This ended their 21-game losing streak.