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MLB • Jose Contreras earned the win in Chicago's 13-0 whitewash of Baltimore, his 17th consecutive victory. Only three other living pitchers have won 17 straight decisions in the majors: Johan Santana (17 straight in 2004-05), Roger Clemens (20 in a row from 1998-99) and Elroy Face (22 consecutive victories from 1958-59).
• On July 4, 1953, the White Sox blanked the Browns 13-0 in what ...
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