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Today is May 6th, 2013, 15 years to the day that something very special happened at Wrigley Field.  In 1998, the Cubs made it to the playoffs as the National League wild card after a nine-year absence and when Sammy Sosa was going bonkers and helping North Siders and America love baseball again.  But on May 6th, 1998, before Sammy’s power surge kicked in, a young pitcher making his fifth start ever opened our eyes and made us really pay attention. That Astros team was no slouch either.  In addition to should-be Hall of Famers Craig Biggio and Jeff Bagwell, they also had a pretty damned good hitter in Moises Alou and the lineup was good enough to win 102 games and take the Central.  Despite having the pitcher’s spot, only one of the K’s was to the opposing pitcher (Shane Reynolds, who also had a bunt) and another was to the pinch-hitter.  The game score of 105 is the highest on record, putting this as the most dominating pitching performance of all time at least by this statistic. Y...
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