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This Day in Dodgers History
July 30th

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2004 In a blockbuster trade, the Marlins deal Brad Penny, Hee Seop Choi, and southpaw prospect Bill Murphy to the Dodgers for backstop Paul Lo Duca, relief pitcher Guillermo Mota, and much-traveled outfielder Juan Encarnacion.
2017 Texas third baseman Adrian Beltre collects his 3000th hit when he doubles in the fourth inning in the Rangers' 10-6 loss to the Orioles at Globe Life Park in Arlington. The twenty-year veteran, who has also spent time with the Dodgers, Mariners, and Red Sox, is the first-ever Dominican-born player to reach the coveted milestone.

2020 Indian right-hander Shane Bieber matches a major league mark for strikeouts through two starts in a season, equaling Dodger Karl Spooner's record, who fanned 27 batters in consecutive games at the beginning of his rookie season in 1954. The 25-year-old Cleveland hurler, who whiffed 14 batters on Opening Day, punches out another 13 batters en route to throwing eight shutout innings in the team's 2-0 victory over the Twins at Target Field.

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