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2009-07-26 17:19:08

Luis Castillo, David Wright and Jeff Francoeur each drove in two runs Sunday to help the New York Mets earn an 8-3 win over Houston. Castillo hit an RBI triple and an RBI groundout, Wright had two run-scoring hits and Francoeur hit an RBI single and a sacrifice fly. Angel Pagan and Jeremy Reed had one RBI apiece, while Wright, Castillo, Francoeur and Alex Cora all had two hits for the Mets, who won twice in the three-game series. Winner Livan Hernandez (7-5) gave up three runs and eight hits...

2008-07-01 09:00:50

Peruvian miners strike for more profit sharing LIMA, June 30 (Xinhua) -- Some 85,000 mining workers in Peru started an nationwide strike with an indefinite term Monday, pressing Congress to pass a bill that would improve their benefits. The Federation of Peruvian Mining Workers, Peru's largest mining union, wants Congress to approve a law to eliminate caps on employee profit sharing so they can benefit more from the record high metals prices. The government of Peruvian President Alan...

2008-06-27 21:00:14

Bronx, NY (Sports Network) - Carlos Delgado broke out of his slump by setting a club record with nine RBI, including a grand slam, to lead the New York Mets to a 15-6 drubbing of the New York Yankees in the first game of a unique day- night doubleheader at Yankee Stadium. "I had a good game," said Delgado. "I got lucky. Every time I came up I had a lot of runners on base." Delgado also hit a three-run homer and Carlos Beltran belted a two-run homer for the Mets, who won...

2006-08-04 22:37:09

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chase Utley's 35-game hitting streak ended on Friday after the Philadelphia Phillies second baseman went 0-for-five in a 5-3 win over the New York Mets. Utley's hit streak was the longest this season and tied for the fifth longest since Joe DiMaggio hit safely in a record 56 consecutive games in 1941. It equaled the 10th longest in major league history. The all-star second baseman, struck out twice, flied out twice and thrown out once. Utley's best chance to...

2006-08-01 01:03:36

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jeremy Hermida's three-run effort was just one of four home runs the Florida Marlins blasted on their way to a 15-2 rout of the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on Monday. The only bright spot on an otherwise forgettable afternoon for the 20,956 Phillies fans was Chase Utley's single in the sixth innings that extended his hitting streak to 32 games. Utley's run is the longest in the major leagues this season and it moved him past Ed Delahanty for the...

2005-12-02 20:37:45

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Luis Castillo was traded to the Minnesota Twins for a pair of prospects on Friday as the Florida Marlins continue trimming their payroll. Castillo is a three-time all-star second baseman and one of the franchise's star players, but he was dealt in yet another cost cutting move by the franchise, which failed in repeated bids to get a new baseball park built. Minnesota sent a pair of right-handed pitching prospects to Florida to complete the deal, with Travis...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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