» October 19, 1994: For the third year in a row, a Dodger is named Rookie of the Year. Raul Mondesi, like last year's pick, Mike Piazza, is a unanimous choice. The fleet Dominican OF hit .306 with 16 homers and 16 assists.
» August 10, 1995: The Cardinals are awarded a 2-1 victory by forfeit over the Dodgers at "Ball Day" at Dodger Stadium. In the bottom of the 9th, Raul Mondesi strikes out and is then ejected for arguing the call. Tommy Lasorda gets thumbed as well when he joins the discussion. With that, the fans bombard the field with more than 200 balls they had received as souvenirs and the umps order the Cardinals into the dugout. It is the 1st forfeit in the major leagues since July 12, 1979.
» April 13, 1996: After a lackluster loss in the Opener, Hideo Nomo is back on form as he strikes out 17 Florida batter en route to a 3–1 Dodger win. Billy Ashley and Raul Mondesi homer for the Dodgers.
» June 30, 1996: Rockies 2B Eric Young steals six bases in Colorado's 16-15 win over the Dodgers to tie a major league record. Three steals come in the 3rd inning when he steals 2B, 3B, and home. The two teams score in 14 of their 18 turns at bat, tying another big league mark. There are seven lead changes in the contest, which is marked by 38 hits, 10 home runs and 10 stolen bases—9 steals when Hideo Nomo is on the mound. Three of the homers come on consecutive pitches as Mike Piazza, Eric Karros, and Raul Mondesi homer off Mark Thompson. The 4-hour and 20-minute game is the longest 9-inning contest in National League history. Mondesi drives home six runs for LA, while Dante Bichette gets five hits and four ribbies for Colorado.
» June 18, 1997:
Billy Ashley, Raul Mondesi and Todd Zeile each hit two-run homers to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers, 7–5, over the Anaheim Angels. When Shigetoshi Hasegawa relieves in the sixth inning, Dodger starter Hideo Nomo is still in the game, the first major league matchup of pitchers from Japan.
» July 16, 1997: Kevin Brown tosses his first career one-hitter, leading Florida over Los Angeles, 5-1. Brown, who no-hit San Francisco on June 10, faces just two batters over the minimum, allowing a lead-off single to left by Raul Mondesi in the fifth. He strikes out eight and retires his final 15 batters to hand the loss to Hideo Nomo.
» March 31, 1998:
Cardinals' rookie P Braden Looper makes an auspicious major league debut in St. Louis' 6–0 win over the Dodgers. Looper enters the game in the 9th inning and strikes out all three batters he faces—Todd Zeile, Raul Mondesi, and Paul Konerko. The Dodgers are held to three hits by four St. Louis pitchers.
» April 5, 1999:
Dodgers OF Raul Mondesi hits a 2–outs, 3–run home run in the bottom of the 9th to tie the score, then hits a 2–out, 2–run homer in the last of the 11th to win the game as LA defeats Arizona, 8–6. Mondesi drives in a total of six runs as Davey Johnson wins his managerial debut with the Dodgers.
» November 8, 1999:
The Dodgers trade disgruntled OF Raul Mondesi and P Pedro Borbon to the Blue Jays for All-star OF Shawn Green and IF Jorge Nunez. Green said he wanted to play in a metropolitan city with a large Jewish population, but apparently the California native didn't include Toronto in that.
» April 18, 2000: The Angels defeat the Blue Jays, 16-10, as 2B Adam Kennedy drives home eight runs for Anaheim. 2B Craig Grebeck, OF Raul Mondesi, and 1B Carlos Delgado hit back-to-back-to-back home runs for the Blue Jays in the 6th inning.
» July 7, 2000: David Wells (15-2) posts his ML-leading 15th win in Toronto's 6–3 victory over the Montreal Expos. Wells becomes just the 2nd pitcher since 1988 to win 15 games before the All-Star break. The portly ace wins his 13th consecutive game on the road, stretching back to September 7, 1999. His only mistake is serving up a gopher to reliever Felipe Lira, who connects for his 1st ML homer. Jose Cruz, Jr. hits his 20th homer, joining teammates Carlos Delgado, Tony Batista, and Raul Mondesi as Toronto becomes the first team in ML history with four players hitting 20 homers before the All-Star break.
» April 2, 2001:
David Wells pitches six strong innings and Magglio Ordonez hits a 3-run as the White Sox beat the Indians, 7–4 in the opener for both teams. Colon gives up all seven Chicago runs. The bright spot for the Tribe is Juan Gonzalez, who bangs two homers, the 1st Indian with two home runs on Opening Day since Duke Sims, in 1968. Gonzalez also became just the 4th player to twice hit two home runs on Opening Day (Eddie Mathews: 1954, 1958; Raul Mondesi: 1995, 1999; Joe Torre: 1965, 1966).
» April 20, 2001: Toronto's Carlos Delgado hits three home runs in a game for the 2nd time this season as Toronto defeats KC, 12-4. On two of the dingers, Delgado combines with Raul Mondesi to go back-to-back, the first time in a year that teammates have twice gone back-to-back in the same game.
» July 2, 2002:
The Yankees obtain OF Raul Mondesi from the Blue Jays in exchange for minor league P Scott Wiggins.