On This Day In Baseball History: April 6th

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2016 The San Diego Padres become the first team in major league history to be shutout in their first three games of the season. The combined score of all three games was 25-0.
2014 Rangers starter Yu Darvish strikes out David DeJesus and Wil Myers in the first inning making him the faster pitcher to reach 500 career strikeouts. Darvish needed only 401 2/3 innings, three innings faster than Kerry Wood.
2009 Marlins third baseman Emilio Bonifacio hits the first opening day inside the park home run since Carl Yastrzemski do so in 1968.
1996 Dodgers pitcher Chan Ho Park becomes the first pitcher born in South Korea to win a major league game. Park tossed six shutout innings in relief against the Cubs.
1992 Blue Jays pitcher Jack Morris makes a record, 13th consecutive opening day start, beating his former team, the Tigers in a complete game victory 4-2.
1989 Dodgers pitcher Orel Hershiser gives up a run to the Cincinnati Reds in the first inning ending his consecutive scoreless inning streak at 59.
1977 Expansion team Seattle Mariners lose their first ever game to the Angels 7-0. Diego Segui, the losing pitcher for the Mariners was also appeared in the Seattle Pilots inaugral game in 1969. Segui is the only player to have appeared for both the Pilots and the Mariners
1973 New York Yankee Ron Blomberg becomes the first designated hitter in major league history. Blomberg goes 1-3, including a bases loaded walk issued by Luis Tiant.