Giancarlo Stanton set the Marlins' single-season home-run record on Monday with his 43rd roundtripper of the season, besting the mark set by Gary Sheffield in 1996 (Stanton has since hit No. 44). Meanwhile, Kansas City's Mike Moustakas' next home run will tie the Royals' single-season record set by Steve "Bye-Bye" Balboni way back in 1985. A third team's mark is also being threatened this season.
Ivan Rodriguez and Edgar Martinez had their numbers retired by the Rangers and Mariners, respectively, over the weekend. That got us wondering what active players might eventually have their numbers retired. Much can change in the future, of course, but here are the leading candidates for each of the 30 Major League teams (and we'll assess each individual case in terms of likelihood). Trout is in his sixth full season, seventh overall, in Anaheim, and is under contract for three more.
How good are the Dodgers? At 79-32 (.712) they have the best record in the Majors. Their 15 1/2-game lead in the National League West is the largest of any of the six division leaders. They have won four in a row, 13 of their past 14, 24 of their past 27, and 27 of their past 31. Since June 4, they are 4-3 against the Braves and 24-0 against everyone else.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".