» July 30, 1994:
The Giants defeat the Rockies by a score of 6-4, as Giants pitcher Rod Beck sets a major league record by converting his 25th save in 25 opportunities. Beck held the previous record of 24 which he set last season.
» April 27, 1996:
Barry Bonds hits two homers, the 300th and 301st of his career, then with the Giants leading 6–1, he is tossed out of the game for disputing a 6th-inning, 3rd-strike call. Bonds is only the 4th major leaguer to hit 300 homers and steal 300 bases, joining his father Bobby Bonds, his godfather Willie Mays, and Andre Dawson. Bonds Sr. is the first base coach today, filling in for Jim Davenport, while Dawson, playing left field for the Marlins, has the best view of the two homers. Mark Leiter (2–3) allows six hits for the 6–3 win, with Rod Beck getting the final out.
» June 12, 1997: In the first-ever regular-season interleague game, the visiting SF Giants defeat the Texas Rangers, 4-3, behind the pitching of Mark Gardner. SF OF Darryl Hamilton gets the 1st interleague hit, OF Stan Javier the 1st home run, and Rod Beck the 1st save. Glenallen Hill has the distinction of being the first National League DH in a regular season game.
» July 4, 1997: Giants' P Shawn Estes holds the Rockies to one hit in eight 2/3 innings as SF shuts out Colorado, 4-0. Quinton McCracken's single is Colorado's only hit as Estes fans 11 and walks only 2. Rod Beck comes in to record the last out.
» September 15, 1997:
The Braves beat the Giants, 5–4 on Fred McGriff's 2-out, 2-run homer off Rod Beck in the 9th inning. The homer caps a 4-run rally for the 1st place Braves.
» September 18, 1997: At San Francisco, Brian Johnson homers in the 12th inning to give the Giants a 6–5 win over the Dodgers and a tie for the lead in the National League West. Rod Beck gives up three singles in the 10th, but K's Todd Zeile and gets Eddie Murray on a DP.
» January 15, 1998: The Cubs sign burly free agent P Rod Beck to a 1-year contract.
» September 23, 1998:
Sosa breaks an 0–for–21 slump, hitting his 64th and 65th home runs as the Cubs build a 7–0 lead over the Brewers. Milwaukee fights back, however, and scores three in the last of the 9th when Chicago OF Brant Brown drops a routine fly ball with the bases loaded and two out in the 9th to allow three Brewers to score. Rod Beck is on the mound when the Merkle–like error occurs (Fred Merkle's boner occurred exactly 90 years ago). Milwaukee wins, 8–7, and the Cubs remain tied for the wild card spot with the Mets, who lose to Montreal, 3–0. With his eight total bases, Sammy has now topped the 400 mark.
» September 24, 1998: Red Sox P Tom Gordon records his 42nd consecutive save of the year for a new major league mark as Boston defeats Baltimore, 9–6 (41 by Rod Beck and Trevor Hoffman). Boston clinches a wild card spot behind a pair of homers and four runs scored by Nomar Garciaparra.
» October 3, 1998:
Atlanta sweeps the Cubs, winning Game Three by a score of 6–2. The Braves score five in the 8th, with Eddie Perez's grand slam off Rod Beck being the big blow.
» May 21, 1999: In a long rumored move, the Twins finally trade Rick Aguilera, along with minor league P Scott Downs, to the Cubs for minor league pitchers Jason Ryan and Kyle Lohse. Tomorrow, Cubs reliever Rod Beck undergoes arthroscopic surgery on his elbow.
» August 31, 1999:
The Red Sox obtain beefy closer Rod Beck from the Cubs for P Mark Guthrie and a player to be named.
» October 13, 1999:
The Yankees defeat the Red Sox in the opener of the ALCS, 4-3, in 10 innings. Boston blows a 3-0 lead, as Bernie Williams' home run off Rod Beck leading off the bottom of the 10th is the game-winner.