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IN THE NEWS: The Louisville Colonels lose their 11th straight game, to Cincinnati, 5–3.
With an overflow crowd of 17,231 at Chicago's West Side Grounds, the umpire rules that any ball hit into the crowd is a ground-rule triple. The Colts take advantage and crack nine triples, including three by Bill Dahlen, to crush St. Louis, 16–7.
IN THE NEWS: Boston scores in all eight innings in a 17–1 rout of the hapless Colonels, who help to dig their own grave by committing 10 errors.
IN THE NEWS: The St. Louis Browns dismiss manager Harry Diddlebock for intoxication. Player Arlie Latham and owner Chris Von der Ahe manage two games apiece before Von der Ahe settles on Roger Connor.
In the top of the 9th inning, Philadelphia's Billy Nash starts to argue with the umpire over a called strike. Clark Griffith throws a pitch in the midst of the argument which nicks Nash's bat, resulting in a DP. Griffith's quick thinking helps the Chicago Colts take a 5–3 victory.
IN THE NEWS: Washington defeats Pittsburgh 14–9 in a beanball battle. Senators pitcher Win Mercer hits three Pittsburgh batters while Pirate "Pink" Hawley plunks three Washington batters in a disastrous 11-run 7th inning, tying a mark he set on July 4, 1894. Hawley retires in 1900 after only nine seasons with a still-standing National League record of 195 hit batters. All told, eight batters are plunked in the contest, an NL-record five by Hawley. The five Washington batters hit by pitches ties the NL mark and won't be matched till July 2, 1969.
Baltimore's Hughie Jennings knocks down Reds 3B Charlie Irwin before he can catch Bid McPhee's throw. Jennings scores afterward to give the Orioles a controversial 6–5, 10-inning win over Cincinnati. Umpire Bob Emslie is escorted out of the ballpark by Cincinnati police.
IN THE NEWS: Umpire Tim Keefe forfeits the Boston-Chicago game to Boston. The Beaneaters break a 4–4 tie with six runs in the top of the 11th. Flagrant stalling by Chicago in the bottom of the inning leads to the forfeit.
IN THE NEWS: Pittsburgh's Jake Stenzel has six hits, all singles, and a stolen base in a 20–4 pounding of Boston.
Despite going 5-for-5 with two doubles, Cincinnati's Charles "Dusty" Miller fails to score in the 13–2 win over Brooklyn.
IN THE NEWS: The Brooklyn Bridegrooms pile up a franchise record for runs in beating the Pirates 25–6. They will tie the record on September 23, 1901. Brooklyn leads Pittsburgh 22–0 after seven innings, but then P Bert Abbey takes pity.
IN THE NEWS: Cy Young gets Cleveland's 8th consecutive win with a 4–1 decision over Boston. The streak has helped the Spiders to solidify their hold on first place.
Louisville gets a rare victory, riding Mike McDermott's 2-hitter to a 1–0 win over Baltimore. This is McDermott's only good performance of the year. In the remaining 56 innings he will pitch this year, he will allow 85 hits.
IN THE NEWS: Cleveland takes advantage of Jouett Meekin's 13 walks and three wild pitches to beat the New York Giants 11–5. However, the Spiders fall to 2nd in the National League race behind Cincinnati, which whips Washington 10–6.
IN THE NEWS: Baltimore leaps past Cincinnati in the National League race with a 4–1 defeat of the Reds.
Washington P Charlie "Silver" King makes his first ML appearance since 1893 a success, as he wins a 6-hitter over Pittsburgh 6–1.