The following are some of the best performances of the 2013 baseball season with related videos.
(15/04/2013: Phillies 2 Reds 4) Phillies CF Ben Revere makes one of the most amazing leaping catch ever (Video)
(26/04/2013: Braves 0 Tigers 10) Tigers starter Anibal Sanchez notches 17 Ks to set a Tigers single-game record (Video)
(02/05/2013: Marlins 2 Phillies 7) Juan Pierre of the Miami Marlins becomes the 14th player in MLB history to enter the exclusive 600 stolen base club (Video)
(25/05/2013: Rockies 5 Giants 6) Outfielder Angel Pagan hit a walk off 2-run inside-the-park-HR. The last walk off inside-the-park homer in MLB was hit by Tampa Bay’s Rey Sanchez nine years ago (June 2004) against Colorado (Video)
(28/05/2013: Twins 6 Brewers 5) Rookie CF Aaron Hicks makes an incredible leaping grab to rob a homer from Carlos Gomez (Video). In the same game, Brewers’ Jean Segura goes 6-for-7 tying an all-time team record for hits in a single game (six); the last player with six hits in a MLB game was Adrian Gonzalez (Padres) vs. Milwaukee in 2009.
(30/05/2013: Red Sox 9 Phillies 2) OF Jacoby Ellsbury steals five bases setting a Red Sox all-time record for SB in a single game (Video)
(15/06/2013: Phillies 5 Rockies 10): Rockies’ 3B Nolan Arenado makes a great diving stop, then fires to first from his backside (Video)
(02/07/2013: Giants 0 Reds 3): Homer Bailey throws a no-hitter (9 IP, 9 K, BB), the second of his career (28/09/2012 vs. Pirates) (Video)
(13/07/2013: Giants 9 Padres 0): Tim Lincecum throws his 1st career no-hitter, giving up only 4 walks, while striking out 13 in a 148 pitches effort (Video)
(16/07/2013: AL 3 NL 0): The American League wins the All-Star Game at Citi Field, home of the Mets, gaining the home advantage in the next WS for the junior circuit, after four years of NL dominance. Yankee closer Mariano Rivera was named MVP (Video). As part of All-Star festivities, the Futures Game sees the U.S. Team to beat the World Team 4-2.
(21/08/2013: Blue Jays 2 Yankees 4): Ichiro Suzuki gets his 4000th career hit between NPB & MLB (Video)