What Happened in Sports: July 22, 2022

2020: Los Angeles Dodgers signed OF Mookie Betts to a 12y/$365M extension, making it the premier contract in MLB record, surpassing Mike Trout’s 10y/$360M extension from the yr prior. LA had acquired Betts from Boston prior to the 2020 year

2013: Chicago Cubs traded SP Matt Garza to the Texas Rangers for 5 prospective customers which includes RPs Carl Edwards Jr. and Justin Grimm, who had been equally on the 2016 Earth Series roster

1997: Atlanta Braves SP Greg Maddux pitched a full activity on just 77 full pitches en route to a 4-1 victory more than the Chicago Cubs, a kind of overall performance that grew to become termed a “Maddux” which refers to a Total Sport in under 100 pitches

1992: The renowned closing Desire Staff scrimmage took place in which an unofficial passing of the torch took place in between Magic Johnson and Michael Jordan when MJ’s squad conquer Magic’s as the most gifted staff at any time assembled was planning for the 1992 Olympics

1969: The MLB All-Star Video game was postponed for the extremely 1st time in its history due to heavy rain in Washington, D.C.

1967: Atlanta Braves applied an MLB-file 5 pitchers all through the 9th inning to shut out a 5-4 victory in excess of the Cardinals

1923: Washington Senators SP Walter Johnson turned the really 1st pitcher to arrive at 3,000 job strikeouts in MLB historical past, finishing with 3,509 Ks which stood as the MLB record for more than 50 years right up until Nolan Ryan surpassed him