Kent Tekulve pitches two shutout innings in the Reds 3-2, ten-inning win over the Dodgers to pass Hall of Famer Hoyt Wilhelm as the major leagues’ all-time leader in relief appearances with 1,019. This is Tekulve’s final season, and he ends with 1,050 appearances.
Revealing one of the weaknesses of having “fans” vote for the players to start the All-Star Game, Mike Schmidt is elected to start at third base for the National League in the All-Star Game, despite having retired some six weeks earlier on May 29. Additionally, Oakland A’s outfielder Jose Canseco, who has not played all season…
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