» June 30, 1998:
Mark McGwire belts his 37th homer of the year, tying Reggie Jackson's record for most homers before the All-Star break. The homer is a 472-ft upper deck shot off KC's Glendon Rusch.
» October 15, 2000: The Mets defeat the Cardinals, 10-6, to take a commanding 3-games-to-1 lead in the NLCS. NY strokes a record five doubles in the 1st inning, and Mike Piazza slams a home run for the Mets. Glendon Rusch gets the win with three scoreless innings in relief.
» July 14, 2001: Mets manager Bobby Valentine wins his 1,000th career game as pitchers Glendon Rusch and Armando Benitez combine to defeat Boston on a 1–hitter. When Rusch is unable to cover 1B, Trot Nixon's 1st inning bunt single is Boston's only hit in the 2–0 game.
» July 25, 2001: The Mets leave a club-record 16 runners on base, but still beat the Marlins, 5–2, pinning the loss on Ryan Dempster. Glendon Rusch is the winner. Lenny Harris ties Smoky Burgess for 2nd place on the all-time pinch hit list when he doubles.
» January 21, 2002: In a complicated three–team deal, the Colorado Rockies trade Alex Ochoa and two prospects to the Mets for veterans Benny Agbayani and Todd Zeile. The Rocks will pay $2 mil of Zeile's $6 million contract, while the Mets agree to pay $3.25 million of it, plus a $500,000 buyout payment on the contract. The Mets receive minor leaguers Ross Gload and Craig House from Colorado. The 3rd team in the deal, the Brewers, pay $250,000 of it. The Brewers then send slugger Jeremy Burnitz, starter Jeff D'Amico, INF Lou Collier, and two prospects to the Mets. New York ships pinchhitter/IF Lenny Harris, P Glendon Rusch, and Ochoa to Milwaukee. The Mets have now replaced half of their 2001 roster.
» September 2, 2002:
The Cubs beat the Brewers, 17–4, to salvage a split in their doubleheader after Milwaukee takes the opener by a score of 4–2 on solo homers by Ron Belliard (2), Eric Young and Jose Hernandez. Glendon Rusch wins his 8th straight over the Cubs. Chicago P Kerry Wood ties a major-league record in the second game by fanning four Brewers in the 4th inning. Wood also homers off Andrew Lorraine, one of five gophers he serves up. Another is Sammy Sosa's 494th homer, moving him ahead of Lou Gehrig on the all-time list.