A by-the-numbers glance at Wednesday’s MLB highlights and lowlights:
1: Career walk-off home runs by the Yankees’ Mark Texieira, whose hit a walk-off grand slam in the ninth inning to beat the Red Sox 5-3.
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1: Hits by the Pirates’ John Jason against the Cubs – a single, double, triple and home run for the cycle. It’s the first cycle by a Pirate since Daryle Ward in 2004, according to ESPN Stats & Info.
2: American League East titles won by the Red Sox the past four seasons. Boston clinched the A.L. East title nearly 30 minutes before Teixeira connected, thanks to Toronto’s 3-2 loss against Baltimore.
5: Consecutive losses by Astros pitcher Doug Fister; Houston has lost Fister’s last seven starts, none of which have seen him last longer than five innings.
7: Earned runs allowed by Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta against the Pirates.
24: Consecutive winning seasons by the Yankees, the second-longest streak in major-league history behind the Yankees’ run of 39 straight from 1926-64.
30: Home runs this season by the Mariners’ Kyle Seager.
30: Consecutive games with a hit by the Braves’ Freddie Freeman.
32: Home runs by the Mets’ Jay Bruce and Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo.
34: Home runs by the Braves’ Matt Kemp.
34-43: The Cardinals’ record at home.
40: Home runs by White Sox slugger Todd Frazier.
41: Home runs by the A’s Khris Davis.
46: Major league-leading home runs by Baltimore’s Mark Trumbo.
50: Saves by the Mets’ Jeurys Familia.
200: Hits this season by Arizona’s Jean Segura.
Compiled by Stu Rosenberg