1995 Pedro Martinez of the Montreal Expos pitches nine perfect innings against the Padres before giving up a leadoff double in the 10th inning of the Expos’ 1 – 0 win. Martinez becomes the second pitcher in MLB history to have a perfect game broken up in extra innings.
San Francisco Giants trade popular 2B Ron Hunt to the Montreal Expos for 1B Dave McDonald. Hunt will be a solid starter for three seasons in Montreal, while McDonald will be sold back to the Expos less than a year later.
The Oakland A’s trade Ron Fairly to the Toronto Blue Jays for a minor leaguer and cash. The Georgia native, who played with the Montreal Expos from 1969 to 1974, will become the first in MLB to play with both Canadian teams.
Ron Hunt of the Montreal Expos gets hit by a pitch from the Cubs pitcher, Milt Pappas. It is the record 50th time this season Hunt is hit, and it marks the fourth of seven consecutive years he will lead the NL in this category.
Montreal Expos’ Charlie Lea, a native of France, no-hits the San Francisco Giants 4-0, walking four and striking out eight in the second game of a doubleheader. It is the first no-hitter at Olympic Stadium, which opened for baseball in 1977.
In only his second start since August 1982, Montreal Expos pitcher David Palmer threw five perfect innings against the St. Louis Cardinals in a 4-0 victory stopped by rain. He would start 18 more times en route to a 7-3 record.
Angels manager Gene Mauch, 62, takes a leave of absence for health reasons and is replaced by Cookie Rojas. Mauch will announce his retirement on March 27. His 1,902 career victories (he managed 4 different clubs) ranked 8th in MLB history, when he retired, and his 3,942 total games managed ranked 4th. He is by far the winningest manager to have never…
1985 Tim Raines is awarded a $1.2 million salary for 1985 by arbitrator John Roberts. This is the largest award to date through the process. The 25-year-old Raines hit .309 for the Expos in 1984 and led all players with 75 stolen bases.
1981 Steve Rogers of the Expos wins Game Five of the NL East Divisional playoff for Montreal over the Philadelphia Phillies by twirling a six-hit shutout and knocking in two of his team’s runs in a 3-0 victory.
Future Hall of Fame outfielder, Tim Raines of the Montreal Expos, goes 3 for 4 with 4 RBI against the Cardinals to become the first player since Ty Cobb to steal 70 bases and drive in 70 runs in the same season.