AL has three 1-0 games, 1st time since '65
July 27, 2013
New Sportsbook.com customers: Make your 1st bet, get your 2nd bet free, 100%, winnings paid in cash.
Already have an account? Click here to view new Exclusive Rewards!
Rays rookie Chris Archer helped American League teams pitch a trio of 1-0 games Saturday, the first time that's happened on the same day in nearly a half-century.
The last time three AL games ended 1-0 on the same day was Sept. 4, 1965, STATS said.
Archer and Tampa Bay edged New York at Yankee Stadium, Justin Masterson and the Cleveland bullpen blanked Texas and Wade Davis and Royals relievers shut out the Chicago White Sox by the same 1-0 score.
Overall, AL teams threw five shutouts - Max Scherzer led Detroit over Philadelphia 10-0 and Samuel Deduno sent Minnesota past Seattle 4-0. In the NL, Julio Teheran and Atlanta stopped St. Louis 2-0.
In 1965, Boston's Dave Morehead threw a shutout at the old Yankee Stadium, Washington's Jim Duckworth won at Tiger Stadium and Steve Barber and the Baltimore bullpen beat Cleveland 1-0 in 11 innings at Memorial Stadium.
The Associated Press News Service
The Associated Press
All Rights Reserved
10-2 LN, 6-0 G-Plays, +1,908 TY
3-0 +361 LN, 30-15 +1,784 TY
12-4 Guarantees This Season
6-2, +669 Last Night, +1,243 TY
4-1 +390 L5 G-Plays, 7-3 MLB Run
7-2 L9 G-Plays, 21-11 L32 Picks
6-2 +410 L5 Days,8-2 L10 G-Plays
3-0 +425 LN, 6-2 +572 L8 G-Plays
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10%
off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20%
off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000
Member Plays each month!