|FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY|
|» May 29, 1894:
Pittsburgh moves past Cleveland into first place by edging Baltimore 3–2 as the Spiders, held to three hits by Jouett Meekin, lose to New York 2–0.
» May 27, 1896: 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.