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2010-07-12 13:25:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc., the makers of FIRMAGON® (degarelix for injection), will sponsor Ed Randall's Bat for the Cure charity, in an effort to "strike-out prostate cancer" with awareness, education, effective management and prevention support at the organization's Minor League Baseball initiative across the country. FIRMAGON® is a hormone antagonist therapy for advanced prostate cancer. "We are honored to...

2010-04-19 07:00:00

PLANO, Texas, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- FRITOS Corn Chips, the "Official Snack of Minor League Baseball" and a leading brand from PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division, is offering fans the opportunity to become an honorary general manager (GM) for a weekend. Starting today, baseball fans can enter at www.milb.com/fritos for the chance to win a "GM Experience" for themselves and a guest with one of the following Minor League Baseball (MiLB(TM)) teams: Portland Sea Dogs (Portland, Maine); Durham Bulls...

2010-04-13 07:00:00

GLENVIEW, Ill., April 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- KRAFT Singles, America's favorite brand of American cheese, collaborates with Minor League Baseball for the second consecutive year to take families out to the ballgame. Every Tuesday night from April 13 through September 7, families can enjoy the "Tuesday Night Tickets" deal at most Minor League Baseball parks nationwide.(1) Fans simply bring a KRAFT Singles package wrapper to the ballpark box office, buy one ticket and get one free from...

2010-01-21 09:39:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sun-Herald recently noted that Major League Baseball star Aaron Boone is featured during the month of January on 'Sharing Miracles' - a 30-minute public affairs television program that tells the compelling and inspirational stories of real patients. Sharing Miracles airs every week on more than 300 television stations nationwide. It is sponsored by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA). Aaron Boone is best known...

2009-10-27 16:11:45

In award-winning demo, neuroscientists at USC and American University suggest curveballs do not break The answer to the question of whose curveball breaks harder -- that of the Yankees' A.J. Burnett or the Phillies' Cole Hamels -- may be neither. Zhong-Lin Lu, a professor of cognitive neuroscience at USC, along with USC alumni Emily Knight and Robert Ennis and Arthur Shapiro, associate professor of psychology at American University, developed a simple visual demo that suggests a curveball's...

2009-10-02 23:20:58

B.J. Upton hit for the cycle, drove in a career-best six runs and scored three times Friday in pacing Tampa Bay to a 13-4 victory over the New York Yankees. Upton's cycle was the first in Tampa Bay history. He started his big night with a three-run triple in the first, had a double during a four-run third, hit a two-run homer in the fourth and completed the cycle with an RBI single in the fifth. Evan Longoria and Ben Zobrist also had two RBI each in helping Tampa Bay win for the fifth time in...

2009-09-28 17:35:04

Texas Rangers outfielder Marlon Byrd was named the American League Player of the Week Monday. Byrd batted .320 while tying for the AL lead with three homers and a league-high 11 RBI during the seven-day period. Byrd's best day of the week was in a 15-3 win over Tampa Bay Saturday, when he hit two home runs -- including his sixth career grand slam -- while driving in five runs. Byrd, 32, won his second career weekly honor. For the season he has a career-best 43 doubles, 20 homers and 89 RBI.

2009-09-27 00:26:32

Adam Wainwright yielded three runs and 10 hits in eight innings Saturday, helping St. Louis to a 6-3 win over Colorado. It gave St. Louis the National League Central Division title. Wainwright (19-8) was baseball's second pitcher Saturday to win 19 games this season, joining the Yankees' CC Sabathia. In eight innings, Wainwright surrendered three runs and 10 hits with one walk and 11 strikeouts. Closer Ryan Franklin earned his 38th save. Ryan Ludwick slammed a two-run pinch-hit homer. Four...

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2009-09-23 20:39:08

Chicago Cubs outfielder Milton Bradley apologized Wednesday for comments he made last week that resulted in his suspension for the remainder of the season. Bradley, who signed a three-year, $30 million contract last winter, made a series of disparaging remarks about the Cubs in an interview published in the Daily Herald of Arlington Heights, Ill. You understand why they haven't won here in 100 years, Bradley was quoted as saying. It's just not a positive environment. I need a stable,...

2009-09-20 16:06:21

Kevin Correia gave up six hits in seven scoreless innings Sunday, leading the San Diego Padres to a 4-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Correia (11-10) did not walked a batter and fanned five in 96 pitches. When Pittsburgh put two men on in the bottom of the ninth, closer Heath Bell, San Diego's fourth pitcher, struck out the final two batters, earning his 39th save. Oscar Salazar led San Diego with three hits and one RBI. Adrian Gonzalez and Evert Cabrera had one RBI apiece, while a run...


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2012-06-14 07:28:22

Symbol: ZEMAP Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-14 07:45:05

Symbol: VIMI6 Group: Dicot Family: Violaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Dilleniidae Order   Violales Family   Violaceae – Violet family Genus   Viola L. – violet...

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2012-06-14 07:50:21

Symbol: VIHY80 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb Native Status: L48    I Distribution: ViciahybridaL. distribution:USA(NY) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass...

2012-06-14 07:51:03

Symbol: VIBI4 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Synonyms:   VIPI3 Vicia picta Fisch. & C.A. Mey. Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Rosidae Order   Fabales Family   Fabaceae –...

2012-06-14 07:51:52

Symbol: VILAG Group: Dicot Family: Caprifoliaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Asteridae Order   Dipsacales Family   Caprifoliaceae – Honeysuckle family Genus   Viburnum...

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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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