5 Things: Boston And New York Both Celebrate Impressive MLB AccomplishmentsBoston and New York have a rivalry in the sports world no other two cities can match (sorry, L.A. and S.F.!), and last week in Major League Baseball, both cities got to celebrate some sports history. In Boston, one-time American League Most Valuable Player Dustin Pedroia strung together 11 hits in a row to almost match the all-time record, while in the Bronx, rookie catcher Gary Sanchez set a record by becoming the fastest player to hit his first 11 home runs in history. Oh, what a week in MLB!
5 Things: Harper Goes Gloveless, Betts Swings All Directions, and The Mariners Come Back StrongIf you ask most baseball fans, they'll tell you they like big home runs and lots of runs scored. Well, last week, that's exactly what the fans got from MLB. Washington's Bryce Harper hit a big home run without even wearing batting gloves, while Boston's Mookie Betts really swung for all the fences in Baltimore. As for runs scored, a game in San Diego against Seattle ended up with a football score as the Mariners overcame a 10-run deficit in the sixth inning to win, 16-13.