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Mark Mulder from the Chronology
Apr 10, 2006 - The Cardinals defeat the Brewers, 6-4, in the 1st game played in the new $365 million Busch Stadium in St. Louis. The new stadium will seat 40,713 through July 12 and 46,861 after that date. Mark Mulder gets credit for the victory, and also hits a HR in the contest.
May 23, 2005 - Lefthander Mark Mulder of the St. Louis Cardinals becomes just the 12th NL pitcher since 1976 to throw a complete game shutout of 10 innings or more when he blanks the Houston Astros, 1-0, in 10. Greg Maddux in 1988 posted the last NL extra-inning shutout in 1988.
Aug 13, 2004 - The Royals hit a ML-record tying 2 grand slams in a 10-3 romp over Oakland. Rookies Abraham Nunez and John Buck both connect with the bags full for KC. Nunez's salami breaks up Mark Mulder's 1-0 shutout in the 6th and is the first grand slam allowed by Mulder.
Oct 2, 2002 - The Athletics pummel the Twins 9-1 to even their division series at 1 game each. Christian Guzman homers for Minnesota's run while Eric Chavez hits a round-tripper for Oakland. Mark Mulder gets the win with 6 strong innings for the A's.
Apr 11, 2002 - Doug Davis (2-0) fires a 2-hit complete game as Texas beats Mark Mulder and the A's‚ 7-0. Davis‚ an 11-game winner last season‚ had been criticized by pitching coach Oscar Ocasta in spring training for not working hard enough. He will go 1-5 in his next 8 starts and be demoted to (AAA) Oklahoma. Kevin Mench hits his first ML HR and drives in 4 runs‚ while Alex Rodriguez and Rafael Palmeiro each have 3 hits.
Oct 10, 2001 - The Yankees fall to the A's 5-3 in the first game of their Divisional Series. Terrence Long hits a pair of HRs for Oakland and Jason Giambi adds another. Mark Mulder gets the win for Oakland while OF Johnny Damon goes 4-for-4.
Sep 23, 2001 - Oakland defeats Seattle 7-4 to clinch the AL wild-card spot as Mark Mulder wins his 20th game of the season. The A's become the 6th team in ML history to make the postseason after falling 10 games under .500. They were 8-18 on May 1.
Jun 2, 1998 - The Phillies select University of Miami 1B Pat Burrell with the 1st pick in the First-Year Player Draft. Burrell's .888 slugging percentage is 2nd in NCAA history. The Athletics follow by taking Michigan State P Mark Mulder at No. 2; the Cubs take high school OF Corey Patterson with No. 3; Stanford P Jeff Austin is grabbed by the Royals at No. 4; and last year's top pick J.D. Drew is selected by the Cardinals as No. 5. Drew will debut in September. The 19-year-old Patterson will get a record $3.7 million from the Cubs but will sign too late to play in 1998 while Mulder will pocket $3.2 million from the A's. At number 6 the Twins take Ryan Mills the losing pitcher for ASUN in the 21-14 loss to USC in the CWS. Picking 9th the Padres select Sean Burroughs son of former MLer Jeff Burroughs. Drew Henson Michigan QB drops to the 3rd round where the Yanks take him. The Mets take Ty Wigginton on the 17th round.