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2014-07-06 20:20:30

NEW YORK, July 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American and National League All-Star Team managers John Farrell and Mike Matheny, in conjunction with Major League Baseball, announced the candidates for the 2014 All-Star Game MLB.com Final Vote Sponsored by Experian (#FinalVote), which is held exclusively on MLB.com, the official website of Major League Baseball, and the individual Club websites. Last Thursday MLB.com closed the 2014 All-Star Game MLB.com Ballot Sponsored by Experian, setting...

2009-09-28 23:58:07

Ervin Santana pitched a shutout and Kendry Morales had a home run and three RBI Monday when the Los Angeles Angels beat Texas 11-0 to clinch the AL West title. Santana (8-8) went the distance, scattering seven hits, walking one and striking out three for the Angels, who won their third straight division title. Morales drove in two runs with his 33rd home run of the season in the first inning, when the Angels scored three runs. Vladimir Guerrero, Maicer Izturis and Erick Aybar each drove in...

2009-09-27 19:29:05

Fernando Perez drove in the game-winning run Sunday with a suicide squeeze bunt, leading the Tampa Bay Rays to a 7-6 win over Texas. The bunt knocked in Evan Longoria with one out in the top of the ninth. Ben Zobrist led Tampa Bay with two hits, both two-run singles, giving him four RBI. Carl Crawford had three hits and one RBI, and Jason Bartlett had two hits for the Rays, who have split their last six games. The winner was reliever Randy Choate (1-0). Lance Cormier earned his second save....

2009-09-27 04:20:22

Marlon Byrd's two homers and five RBI Saturday led Texas to a 15-3 rout of Tampa Bay. He hit a solo homer in the bottom of the fourth and his grand slam started an 11-run fifth. Josh Hamilton had two hits -- one a three-run double -- and four RBI. David Murphy had two hits and two RBI. Ian Kinsler hit a solo homer. Ivan Rodriguez had three hits and one RBI. Julio Borbon had two RBI, while Chris Davis had four hits for the Rangers, who trail Boston by six games in the American League wild-card...

2009-09-25 21:55:10

Ian Kinsler reached 30 home runs and 30 stolen bases for the first time in his four-year career Friday, leading Texas to an 8-3 victory over Tampa Bay. Kinsler already had 30 steals going into Friday's game and he climbed to the 30-homer plateau with a three-run shot in the eighth. Texas kept its slim playoff hopes alive, after starting the evening's action seven games behind the Los Angeles Angels in the American League West and eight games behind Boston in the wild-card race. Kinsler put...

2009-09-09 00:25:29

Chris Davis had a three-run home run and four RBI Tuesday to lead the Texas Rangers to a 10-5 win and a doubleheader sweep over Cleveland. Davis had three hits as part of an 18- hit attack for the Rangers, who trail the first-place Los Angeles Angels by 4 1/2 games in the AL West, and pulled within two games of Boston in the AL wild-card chase. The Angels beat Seattle 3-2 in 10 innings Tuesday. Marlon Byrd and Ian Kinsler also had three hits for Texas -- which put together 31 hits in two...

2009-09-01 19:08:42

Ian Kinsler hit his 29th homer of the season Tuesday to help the Texas Rangers post a 5-2 win over Toronto in the first game of a doubleheader. Dustin Nippert (5-2) gave up two runs on five hits and a walk in six innings to get the victory. Nelson Cruz and Chris Davis each drove in two runs for the Rangers. Frank Francisco earned his 20th save to help Texas pull to within 3 1/2 games of Boston for the lead in the AL wild card standings. Adam Lind hit his 28th homer of the season for the...

2009-08-31 23:25:33

Adam Lind homered twice and had a career-best eight RBI Monday in the Toronto Blue Jays' 18-10 win over Texas. Rod Barajas had two home runs and finished with five RBI, while Vernon Wells and Aaron Hill had two hits and two RBI apiece and Josh McDonald scored two runs and knocked in one for the Blue Jays, who won the first time in their last four games. Toronto starter Brett Cecil (6-3) gave up seven runs on nine hits with three strikeouts over five innings but still got the win. Ian Kinsler...

2009-08-29 22:25:40

Scott Feldman and three relievers combined on a four-hit shutout Saturday as Texas beat Minnesota 3-0. Feldman (14-4) gave up the four hits in 5 2/3 innings before relief stints by Neftali Feliz, C.J. Wilson and closer Frank Francisco, who struck out the side in the bottom of the ninth, earning his 19th save. Ian Kinsler led Texas with two hits and one RBI, and Ivan Rodriguez hit a solo homer. Josh Hamilton had one RBI, while Julio Borbon had two hits for the Rangers, who have split their...


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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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