Five Astounding Facts of the Week

Updated: May 25, 2012, 11:39 AM ET
By Jayson Stark


1 On Monday, Chris Davis homered against the Red Sox. Fifteen days earlier, he had been the winning pitcher in a game against the Red Sox. That made him just the second position player since World War II to hit a home run AND win a game on the mound against the same team in the same year. The other: Rocky Colavito, who beat the Tigers as a pitcher in the first game of an Aug. 25, 1968, doubleheader, then homered against them in Game 2.

2 When Dan Haren ripped ...

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