You already know about the team records that Ross tied last night. You probably also know that Uggla tied the Major League record for the most home runs hit by a rookie second baseman, but still, there's more.
From the Elias Sports Bureau:
- Cody Ross' three-homer game came less than a month after fellow rookie Nick Markakis hit three long balls. The only other season in major league history in which more than one rookie had a three-homer game was 1987 when Mark McGwire and Mickey Brantley did it.
- Anibal Sanchez made it only into the second inning in his attempt to join Johnny Vander Meer as the only players in major league history to throw back-to-back no hitters. Sanchez's hitless streak ended at 32 at-bats. Over the last 20 years only three rookies have had a streak of that length as a starting pitcher: Wilson Alvarez in 1991 (34), Kevin Appier in 1990 (33) and Bud Smith (33). And Sanchez tied Greg Maddux and Jason Jennings for the longest streaks this season.
Next year's Media Guide just keeps growing and growing.
I wasn't kidding when I said it last week: this team sets a new record every night. Just ask Elias. I think they have started a Marlins Division.