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Mariners joined 1887 Washington, 1969 Padres as teams to score no more than 1 run 5 games row, and opponents scored at least 40 total runs

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Jose Abreu hit his 10th homer of the season Wednesday vs. the Diamondbacks, all of which have come on the road. Only one other player in White Sox history hit his first 10 home runs of a season on the road: Tom Paciorek in 1982 (11), according to the Elias Sports Bureau. (Photo: Scott W. Grau/Icon SMI)

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The Orioles had won each of their first seven home series this season prior to being swept by the Twins. Over the last 10 seasons, only one other team won their first seven home series to start a season: the 2014 Rockies (also a streak of seven), according to the Elias Sports Bureau.

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Diamondbacks 3B Jake Lamb has 40 RBIs in 44 games this season. Only three other D-backs players reached 40 RBIs in a season in 45-or-fewer games: Matt Williams in 1999 (37 games), Steve Finley in 2000 (43) and Luis Gonzalez in 2001 (40), according to the Elias Sports Bureau. (Photo: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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Wednesday's 5-1 loss to the Nats is the fifth consecutive game in which the Mariners scored only one run. Before this current streak, Seattle had never scored one-or-fewer runs in five consecutive games, per the Elias Sports Bureau. The M's had two such four-game streaks, in June 1988 and July 2011.

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Mike Leake not only has an NL-best 1.91 ERA, he's also the first Cardinals pitcher to begin a season with nine quality starts in his first nine games since Bob Gibson in 1968, who had 22 straight quality starts. (Jeff Roberson/AP Photo)

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The Yankees have called up utility player, Rob Refsnyder, to replace the injured Jacoby Ellsbury. Ellsbury is on the 7-day DL with a concussion and a strained neck. The Yankees do not know how long Ellsbury will be out.

Bucci Mane @Buccigross

Albert Pujols 597th career HR..Rockies 31-17 record best in NL..Mike Leake (STL) NL-best 1.91 ERA..Pirates hit backtobacktoback HR in 10th

Bucci Mane @Buccigross

Today in... 1935 - Babe Ruth hits final 3 HR of career as a member of the Boston Braves. He finishes with 714 HR

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The longest home run of Hunter Renfroe's career was also the longest homer hit on Wednesday.

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

The Yankees and Royals game has been postponed due to the rain. Masahiro Tanaka will now start Friday night against the A's. The Yankees and Royals will makeup the game on Sept. 25.

Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

Sonny Gray in his last two starts: 30 swings-and-misses among 189 pitches, including three straight from Ichiro in a strikeout Wednesday.

Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

ELIAS: Mike Leake (STL): the first STL pitcher to begin a season with 9 quality starts in his first 9 games since Bob Gibson in 1968 (22)

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The Diamondbacks are 21-8 at home this season, the best record in the majors (won 6 straight at Chase Field).

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Elias notes that the Pirates are 3rd team in the Expansion Era to back-to-back-to-back HR in extra innings. They join the Royals (May 31, 2002) who did it against the Rangers and Twins (May 2, 1964) who did it against the Kansas City Athletics.