» January 10, 1991: The Orioles obtain slugging 1B Glenn Davis from the Astros but give up the farm sending OF Steve Finley, P Pete Harnisch, and P Curt Schilling to Houston.
» September 17, 1993:
Houston P Pete Harnisch hurls a one-hit 3–0 shutout against the Padres. A questionable bunt single by Jarvis Brown is SD's only safety.
» November 28, 1994: The Astros trade P Pete Harnisch to the Mets in exchange for a player to be named.
» June 9, 1995: The Padres defeat the Mets, 8-4, behind Joey Hamilton. To make his day complete, Hamilton doubles off Mets P Pete Harnisch for his 1st hit in 58 major league at bats.
» May 11, 1996:
At John Franco Day at Shea Stadium, the veteran reliever celebrates by being ejected in the 5th inning following a vicious benches-clearing brawl between the Mets and the Cubs. The brawl, which lasts 18 minutes, starts when Mets' P Pete Harnisch reaches around ump Greg Bonin to punch Cubs' C Scott Servais. There are nine ejections, including Servais and Harnisch, who will receive an eight game suspension and a $1,000 fine for his punch. Mets bullpen coach Steve Swisher, also ejected, will get a 2-game suspension. Fortunately for the Mets, Rico Brogna was only punched, and he hits back with his 2nd homer, to win, 7–6 in the 9th inning. Brogna adds a triple and double on the afternoon. In 1996, National League umps will toss 101 players, a decrease of 11 tosses from 1995; American League umps will eject 75 during the year, down from 93 in 1995.
» July 23, 1996:
In the pitchers' hell known as Coors Field, the Rockies take a pair from the Mets, outslugging them 10–7 and 11–10. The two games feature 59 hits, including eight home runs, off 17 pitchers. In the first inning of the nitecap, Dante Bichette, Andres Galarraga, and Vinny Castilla hit consecutive homers off Pete Harnisch. Galarraga hits another in the 3rd, one of his six hits for the day.
» April 7, 1997: The Mets place P Pete Harnisch on the DL. Harnisch has been battling insomnia and other related problems due to having given up smokeless tobacco last month.
» August 31, 1997:
The Brewers obtain P Pete Harnisch from the Mets in exchange for OF Donny Moore.
» August 7, 1998:
Pete Harnisch pitches six innings of shutout ball, and Belinda and Williams continue the whitewash as the Reds roll 17–0 over Milwaukee. Reggie Sanders drives in three runs with two doubles and a homer. Sanders, Sean Casey and Aaron Boone all hit bases loaded doubles in the 12-run 6th inning. Eddie Taubensee and Barry Larkin also homer in the game.
» May 22, 1999:
Reds P Pete Harnisch hits his 1st ML home run and hurls his 2nd shutout of the season, 3–0, over SD.
» August 19, 1999: Cincinnati defeats Pittsburgh, 1-0, as P Pete Harnisch hurls a 1-hitter. Harnisch fans 12 in his eight innings of work (Scott Williamson pitches the hitless 9th), allowing only a 7th-inning single to SS Mike Benjamin.
» September 4, 1999: Cincinnati scores nine runs in the 5th inning on the way to a 22-3 blowout over Philadelphia. The Reds tie an National League record by hitting nine home runs in the contest -- 2 by C Eddie Taubensee and one apiece by Aaron Boone, Dmitri Young, Jeffrey Hammonds, Greg Vaughn, Pokey Reese, Brian Johnson, and Mark Lewis. Chad Ogea, in two 2/3 innings, allows three dingers; he has now served up a league high 35. Stan Belinda of the Reds earns a save for Pete Harnisch (14-8); he benefits from the rule that mandates a save be awarded if a pitcher works three innings in relief.
» July 19, 2000: The Reds defeat the Astros, 4-0, as Pete Harnisch hurls the first complete-game shutout ever at Enron Field.