Rewriting the record book

The Brewers’ 20-0 win over the Pirates on Thursday was historic, and the kind of game that produces statistical oddities long after it’s over. (Here’s one I have not had a chance to look up yet — Had Trevor Hoffman ever worked with anything even close to a 20-run lead?) 
I compiled some of the numbers last night, and added one note this morning to reflect the largest three-game series blowout (36-1) in the National League in 109 years, since the Brooklyn Dodgers posted wins by scores of 25-6, 16-2, and 9-2 over the Reds at League Park in Cincinnati in 1901. That’s a 40-run margin, for those scoring at home. Thanks to the Elias Sports Bureau for that one. 
Here are some more notes courtesy of Brewers unofficial historian Mario Ziino:
Fewest Runs Allowed – 3-Game Series (1)
April 20-22, 2010 at Pittsburgh: 8-1, 8-0, 20-0
Previous record of 2 runs allowed: 
- July 5-7, 2004 vs Cubs: 1-0, 4-2, 4-0
- Sept. 22-24, 1992 vs Angels: 3-2, 3-0, 4-0
- May 26-28, 1980 vs Mariners: 11-1,4-1,7-0
- May 23,25, 1980 vs Twins: 5-0, 4-0, 3-2
- September 26-28, 1975 vs Tigers: 3-0, 5-2, 7-0
Most Runs scored by Brewers in a 3-Game Series
40 – June 29-July 1, 1999 vs Cubs, 17-6, 4-5, 19-12
40 – April 7-9, 1978 vs Orioles, 11-3, 16-3, 13-5
36 – April 20-22, 2010 at Pittsburgh, 8-1, 8-0, 20-0
35 – Sept. 12-15, 1998 at Cubs, 13-11, 12-15, 10-11
32 – July 15-17, 1996 vs Tigers, 9-10, 20-7, 3-2
31 – July 6-8,1990 vs Angels, 8-9, 3-4, 20-7
31 – April 7-9, 1978 at Blue Jays, 15-4, 2-3, 14-5
30 – June 15-17, 2009 at Indians, 14-12, 7-5, 9-8
30 – April 14-16, 1990 at Red Sox, 9-5, 3-4, 18-0
30 – May 30-June 1, 1980 at Red Sox, 3-5, 19-8, 8-5
Back-to-back Shutout Victories in a single series Series (starter in parentheses)
April 21 and 22, 2010 at Pittsburgh: 8-0 (Gallardo), 20-0 (Wolf)
June 5 and 6, 2009 at Atlanta: 4-0 (Gallardo), 3-0 (Suppan)
August 8 and 9, 2008 at Washington: 5-0 (Sabathia), 6-0 (Sheets)
September 17 and 18, 1993 vs Baltimore: 2-0 (Eldred), 3-0 (Miranda)
September 23 and 24, 1992 vs Angels: 3-0 (Eldred), 4-0 (Bosio)
April 20 and 21, 1990 vs Boston: 4-0 (Filer), 2-0 (Higuera)
April 27 and 28, 1984 at Yankees: 12-0 (Caldwell), 8-0 (Porter)
August 24 and 25, 1983 vs California: 1-0 (Slaton), 7-0 (Candiotti)
August 5 and 6, 1983 vs Blue Jays: 7-0 (Haas), 3-0 (Porter)
May 23 and 24, 1980 vs Minnesota: 5-0 (Travers), 4-0 (Haas)
September 11 and 12, 1979 vs Oakland: 5-0 (Slaton), 7-0 (Caldwell)
Sept 8 and 9, 1978 at Minnesota: 3-0 (Replogle), 3-0 (Caldwell)
August 29 and 31 (G1), 1978 at Cleveland: 6-0 (Replogle), 1-0 (Caldwell)
July 28 and 29, 1971 vs Red Sox: 5-0 (Slaton), 3-0 (Pattin)
May 22 and 23, 1971 at Royals: 12-0 (Pattin), 4-0 (Parsons)
And if the Brewers can shutout the Cubs tonight… 
Three Straight Shutout Wins
April 19, 1990 vs Texas: 11-0 (Bosio)
April 20, 1990 vs Boston: 5-0 (Filer)
April 21, 1990 vs Boston: 2-0 (Higuera)
Most Brewers Hits In A Game          
August 28, 1992 at Toronto Blue Jays: 31 hits in 22-2  W
April 22, 2010 at Pittsburgh Pirates: 25 hits in 20-0  W
July 8, 1993 vs Minnesota Twins:  23 hits in 15-3  W
June 10, 2007 at Texas Rangers: 22 hits in 9-6 W
May 15, 2001 at Philadelphia Phillies: 22 hits in 14-10 W
April 2, 1996 at California Angels: 22 hits in 15-9 W
June 14, 1992 at Seattle Mariners: 22 hits in 14-4 W
July 28, 1991 at Minnesota Twins: 22 hits in 11-2  W
April 18, 1983 at Boston Red Sox: 22 hits in 14-0  W
May 31, 1980 at Boston Red Sox: 22 hits in 19-8  W
Largest winning Margin
April 22, 2010: At Pittsburgh Pirates, 20-0
August 28, 1992: At Toronto Blue Jays, 22-2
And one more…
Thursday marked the sixth time in club history the Brewers scored 19 or more runs in a game…in each of the previous five outbursts, the club followed the next day with a victory.
August 28, 1992 – 22-2 W at Toronto
August 29, 1992 – 7-3 W at Toronto
July 8, 1990 – 20-7 W vs California
July 9, 1990 – 12-9 W at Chicago
July 16, 1996 – 20-7 W vs Detroit
July 17, 1996 – 3-2 W vs Detroit
July 1, 1999 – 19-12 W at Chicago
July 2, 1999 – 5-2 W at Pittsburgh
May 31, 1980 – 19-8 W at Boston
June 1, 1980 – 8-5 W at Boston
Thanks to Mario for those tidbits. 
And here’s one more, courtesy of @Tkdfool on Twitter: The Brewers had 12 extra-base hits on Thursday (seven doubles, one triple, four homers), tying the club record. They also had 12 extra-base hits on on May 15, 2001 at Philadelphia (though that was a 10-inning game) and on July 6, 2008 at, you guessed it, Pittsburgh.
I’m sure there are many more facts and figures to be had. If you have found any, post them in the comments and I’ll add them to the list. 
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