Settling the Score: Saturday’s results

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It is August 7. On this date in baseball history, Satchel Paige became the oldest pitcher in major league history* to throw a complete-game shutout at the age of 46 (1952), Orioles third baseman Brooks Robinson set a major league record after hitting into his fifth career triple play (1967), Roberto Clemente became the first Latin-born player to be elected into the Hall of Fame (1973), and the Mets signed David Wright to a six-year, $55 million contract (2006).

* A 47-year-old Jamie Moyer would later top Paige’s feat, shutting out the Braves in 2010.

Your Saturday box scores:

Yankees 4, Red Sox 10

Reds 4, Cubs 11

Blue Jays 2, Orioles 6

Phillies 2, Giants 1

Tigers 4, Royals 3

Brewers 7, Astros 5

White Sox 6, Twins 1

Padres 13, Pirates 2

Athletics 8, Rays 0

Cardinals 2, Marlins 1

Dodgers 5, Diamondbacks 3

Nationals 7, Rockies 15

Braves 7, Mets 11

Mariners 5, Angels 1

Indians 7, Rangers 5

Report: Brewers have made formal contract offer to Yu Darvish

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Yahoo Japan reported on Sunday (Monday there) that the Brewers have made a formal contract offer to free agent pitcher Yu Darvish. Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic has confirmed Yahoo Japan’s report. The length of the offered contract and the value are not known at the moment.

Darvish recently said on his personal Twitter account that the Rangers, Yankees, Cubs, Astros, Twins, and “one more team” have been in the running for his services. The unnamed team was believed to be the Dodgers, but it may well be the Brewers.

The Brewers could certainly use Darvish’s arm. Chase Anderson and Zach Davies currently lead the starting rotation and the club added Jhoulys Chacin and Yovani Gallardo this offseason.

Darvish, 31, posted a 3.86 ERA with a 209/58 K/BB ratio in 186 2/3 innings between the Rangers and Dodgers in the regular season last year. He faltered in the playoffs, specifically in the World Series, where he gave up nine runs in 3 1/3 innings across two starts. Darvish was apparently tipping his pitches, however, which is a correctable issue.