» April 29, 1981: Philadelphia's Steve Carlton strikes out the side (Tim Raines, Jerry Manuel, and Tim Wallach) in the first inning of a 6–2 win over the Expos to become the first lefthander in ML history (and 6th pitcher overall) to record 3,000 career strikeouts.
» October 14, 1981:
Montreal downs LA, 3–0, behind Ray Burris's 5-hitter. Tim Raines has three hits.
» December 2, 1981: Fernando Valenzuela becomes the 3rd consecutive Dodger to win the NL Rookie of the Year Award. Expos OF Tim Raines, who hit .304 with 71 stolen bases, is 2nd.
» September 27, 1983: Tim Raines becomes the first player since Ty Cobb to steal 70 bases and drive in 70 runs in the same season, going 3-for-4 with a home run, a stolen base, and four RBI in Montreal's 10–4 win over St. Louis.
» September 18, 1984:
Tim Raines becomes the first player in ML history with four consecutive 70-stolen-base seasons by stealing four in Montreal's 7–4 win over St. Louis.
» September 26, 1984: Philadelphia's Juan Samuel breaks Tim Raines's record for steals by a rookie with his 72nd in a 7–1 loss to the Mets. Raines had set the record of 71 in the strike-shortened 1981 season. The 2nd place Mets are the first team to finish above .500 and score fewer runs than their opponents in a full season since the 1932 Pirates.
» February 21, 1985: Tim Raines is awarded a $1.2 million salary for 1985 by arbitrator John Roberts, the largest award to date through that process. The 25-year-old Raines hit .309 for the Expos last season and stole 75 bases.
» September 20, 1985: A federal jury in Pittsburgh convicts Curtis Strong of 11 counts of cocaine distribution after a trial whose prosecution witnesses revealed how widely the drug problem afflicts major league baseball. Prominent players who were granted immunity from prosecution in exchange for testimony include Dave Parker, Lonnie Smith, Keith Hernandez, Jeffrey Leonard, and Tim Raines.
» May 1, 1987: Free-agents Ron Guidry (Yankees), Rich Gedman (Red Sox), Bob Boone (Angels), and Tim Raines (Expos) all re-sign with their former clubs on the first day that they are allowed to do so. Doyle Alexander will re-sign with the Braves on May 5th.
» May 2, 1987: After having missed spring training, Montreal's Tim Raines debuts with a 10th-inning grand slam. His 4-for-5 leads the Expos to an 11–7 win over the Mets.
» July 14, 1987: Tim Raines caps a 3-for-3 performance in the All-Star Game with a 2-run triple in the top of the 13th inning, giving the National League a 2–0 victory.
» May 2, 1988:
Reds pitcher Ron Robinson is one out away from a perfect game against the Astros when pinch hitter Wallace Johnson singles, and Tim Raines follows with a home run. John Franco preserves the Reds' 3–2 victory.
» August 15, 1989: In his 2nd start since returning to the major leagues after cancer treatment, the Giants Dave Dravecky breaks his pitching arm while throwing to Tim Raines in the 6th inning of a 3–2 San Francisco win. The bone will heal but Dravecky will break it again during the Giants on-field celebration when the Giants clinch the pennant. Dravecky will not pitch again in the major leagues.
» April 27, 1995: Milwaukee's starter Cal Eldred picks up a win with five innings of work in a 9–5 win over the White Sox. Tim Raines and Frank Thomas hit consecutive homers in the 7th with two out, and then in the 8th Robin Ventura hits Alberto Reyes first ML pitch for another homer.
» April 30, 1997: The Yankees get a lead off home run from Tim Raines and nine strike outs from David Wells to beat the Mariners, 3–2. Joe Torre wins his 1,000th game while Dennis Martinez takes the loss, dropping his record against the Yanks to 2–18. Jay Buhner homers for the M's in the 9th against closer Mariano Rivera. Tino Martinez hits his 9th home run in the 8th inning, upping his ML-record RBI total to 34 for the month. Martinez will have 40 RBIs in his first 30 games, the first player to do so since Roy Campanella in 1953; Campy had 44.
» September 30, 1997: Cleveland scores five runs in the 1st inning, but the Yankees come back to win with five of their own in the 6th to defeat the Indians in Game one of their playoff series, 8-6. Tim Raines, Derek Jeter, and Paul O'Neill hit consecutive home runs in the decisive inning, giving Mario Mendoza the victory.
» June 10, 1998:
Yankee OF Tim Raines steals the 800th base of his career in NY's 6–2 win over the Expos. He is the 5th player in history to reach that milestone. The Yanks lose Bernie Williams to the DL list when he injures his knee sliding.
» January 25, 1999: The Athletics sign free agent OF Tim Raines to a contract.
» July 18, 1999:
Oakland rookie Olmedo Saenz hits a 2-run homer, Jimmy Haynes continued his strong pitching and Billy Taylor bounced back from taking a batted ball off his head on Saturday as the hot Oakland Athletics defeated the Colorado Rockies, 3-2. A's vet Tim Raines is 0-for-1 before leaving the game for the hospital because of dizziness. He first felt a pain two days ago and tests will show he has Lupus. Raines will sit out a year and make a remarkable comeback in 2001 with the Expos.
» March 23, 2000:
Yankees OF Tim Raines announces his retirement after 21 major league seasons.
» March 6, 2001:
Making a comeback after sitting out a year with Lupus, Montreal OF Tim Raines plays in the same exhibition game as his son, Tim Jr., an outfielder with the Baltimore Orioles. Tim gets two hits, while Tim Jr. gets one as the Orioles win the game, 7-6. Each Raines drives in a run.
» April 2, 2001:
Vlad Guerrero has an RBI single in the 10th to give the Expos a 5–4 win over the Cubs. The Expos finish with INF Mike Mordecai behind the plate replacing Sandy Martinez, who injures his elbow trying to throw out Eric Young in the 10th. Starting C Michael Barrett is thumbed out of the game in the 8th. Rock Raines pinch hits for the Expos, thus becoming the 27th ML player to play in four decades.
» May 31, 2001:
Montreal's Tim Raines, who had struggled back from Lupus, undergoes orthopedic surgery on a torn left bicep tendon and is out for the year.
» August 21, 2001: In what is believed to be an OB first, Tim Raines Jr. and Tim Raines face each other in a double header between Ottawa and Rochester (IL). Each is 1-for-3 in the opener, while Jr. tops his dad in the nitecap, going 1-for-4.
» September 25, 2001:
Tim Raines joins the odd couple of Ted Williams and Rickey Henderson as the only players in ML history to steal a base in four different decades as the Expos are shut out by the Mets, 2–0.
» October 4, 2001:
Tim Raines Jr. plays center field and Tim Raines Sr. plays left field in the Orioles' 5-4 loss to Boston. They become the 2nd father-son duo to play in the same game, matching the feat turned by Ken Griffey Sr. and Ken Griffey Jr. The Orioles acquired the senior Raines yesterday from the Expos.