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Giants fall just short of the 2020 Playoffs. What roster moves are coming?
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1996 Topps #304 Joey Cora, Seattle Mariners
2006 Topps #52 Jaret Wright, Yankees
1998 Topps #275 Checklist 1 of 4 (cards #1-195)
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MLB Milestone Tracker
September 27, 2020
With 3,236, Albert Pujols (Angels) needs eight hits to pass Nap LaJoie for 14th all-time.
With 662, Pujols has passed Willie Mays for fifth all-time in home runs.
With 669, Pujols has passed Craig Biggio for 5th all-time in doubles.
With 1,843, Pujols needs two runs to pass Biggio for 15th all-time.
With 2,100, Pujols has passed Alex Rodriguez for 3rd all-time in RBI. (TSR recognizes Babe Ruth's total.)
With 487, Miguel Cabrera (Tigers) needs 13 home runs to join 500 club.
With 295, Joey Votto (Reds) needs five home runs to join 300 club.
With 193, Jon Lester (FA) needs seven wins to join 200 club.
With 2,784, Max Scherzer (Nationals) needs 49 K to pass Mickey Lolich for 20th all-time.
With 348, Craig Kimbrel (Cubs) has passed Randy Myers for 12th all-time in saves. Next up: Troy Percival with 358.
NFL Milestone Tracker
December 3, 2020
With 54,349, Matt Ryan (Falcons) has passed John Elway for 9th all-time in passing yards. Next on the list is Eli Manning with 57,023.
With 59,345, Ben Roethlisberger (Steelers) needs 655 passing yards to become 7th with 60,000.
With 413, Philip Rivers (Colts) needs eight TD passes to pass Dan Marino for 5th all-time.
With 15,868, Frank Gore (Jets) has passed Barry Sanders for third all-time in rush yards. Walter Payton is 2nd with 16,726.
With 14,660, Adrian Peterson (Lions) has passed Curtis Martin for 5th all-time in rush yards. Barry Sanders is 4th with 15,269.
With 115, Peterson has passed Walter Payton for 4th all-time in rushing TD. Marcus Allen is 3rd with 123.
With 80, Gore needs one rushing TD to pass Edgerrin James for 20th all-time.
With 1,421, Larry Fitzgerald (Cardinals) has passed Tony Gonzalez for 2nd all-time in receptions. Jerry Rice leads with 1,549.
With 13,034, Jason Witten (Raiders) needs 68 receiving yards to pass Steve Largent for 18th all-time.
With 120, Fitzgerald has passed Antonio Gates for 6th all-time in TD receptions. Marvin Harrison is 5th with 128.
With 83, Rob Gronkowski (Buccaneers) needs two TD receptions to pass four players for 18th all-time.
NBA Milestone Tracker
August 14, 2020
With 26,446, Carmelo Anthony (Trailblazers) has passed John Havlicek for 16th all-time in points.
With 34,241, LeBron James (Lakers) has passed Kobe Bryant for 3rd all-time in points.
With 48,551, James needs 157 minutes played to pass Bryant for 7th all-time.
With 12,481, James needs 201 field goals to pass Wilt Chamberlain for 3rd all-time.
With 2,495, Stephen Curry (Warriors) needs 66 3-pt FG to pass Reggie Miller for 2nd all-time.
With 2,320, James Harden (Rockets) has passed Jason Terry for 5th all-time in 3-pt FG made.
With 1,776, Damien Lillard (Trailblazers) needs 52 3-pt FG to pass Bryant for 17th all-time.
With 2,130, Dwight Howard (76ers) needs eight blocks to pass Ben Wallace for 13th all-time.
With 170, coach Gregg Popovich (Spurs) needs two playoff wins to pass Pat Riley for second all-time.
Just me, San Francisco Giants pitcher Johnny Cueto and the Scooby-Doo gang solving mysteries. In broken English, Cueto expresses
Double the acting at no extra charge...
vaunted (vawn-tid), adj.
1. praised boastfully or excessively.
IN A SENTENCE: When he cooked from memory, Harvey's vaunted chicken cacciatore looked and tasted more like chicken earwax.