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2009-07-26 17:21:01

Michael Young drove in two runs and Andruw Jones hit a solo homer for the Texas Rangers Sunday in a 7-2 win over the Kansas City Royals. Young had three hits and Jones added a double in the Rangers' sixth win in seven games. Dustin Nippert (3-0) got the win, allowing a run in 4 2/3 innings. Alex Gordon and John Buck singled in the Kansas City runs. Ron Mahay (1-1) took the loss. Mahay and fellow relievers Jamey Wright and Juan Cruz combined to give up all seven Texas runs after starter Sidney...

2009-07-21 22:09:57

Magglio Ordonez hit a grand slam homer in Detroit's five-run first inning Tuesday and the Tigers went on to a 9-7 win over the Seattle Mariners. Placido Polanco had a homer and two RBI, and Ryan Raburn also drove in two runs for the Tigers. Miguel Cabrera added three hits with a solo home run. Rick Porcello (9-6) got the win despite giving up five runs and nine hits in five innings. Fernando Rodney earned his 20th save. Jack Hannahan had two home runs, Ryan Langerhans a two-run homer, and...

2009-07-19 18:36:39

Colorado's Jason Marquis became major league baseball's first 12-game winner of the season Sunday in a 6-1 Rockies win over the San Diego Padres. Marquis (12-6) worked eight innings, allowing a run and five hits. He also drove in two runs with a double. Brad Hawpe and Ian Stewart each belted a solo home run for Colorado, which has won eight of its last 11 contests. Kevin Kouzmanoff produced a sacrifice fly to score a run in San Diego's 13th loss in 16 games this month. Loser Mat Latos (0-1)...

2009-07-18 21:16:07

Charlie Morton and two relievers combined on a five-hit shutout Saturday, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 2-0 win over the San Francisco Giants. Morton (2-2) surrendered three hits in seven innings with two walks and six strikeouts. John Grabow pitched a 1-2-3 eighth and closer Matt Capps recorded his 20th save despite giving up two hits in the top of the ninth. Ryan Doumit and Andy LaRoche had one RBI apiece and Andrew McCutchen had two of the six hits for the Pirates, who can sweep the...

2009-07-08 16:30:43

The Toronto Blue Jays released veteran closer B.J. Ryan Wednesday and activated Scott Downs from the 15-day disabled list. Ryan, 33, had been erratic in 25 appearances (20 2/3 innings) this season and had not pitched since giving up a three-run homer to Hideki Matsui in a 10-8 loss to the New York Yankees on Sunday, his second appearance in eight days. Toronto signed him to a five-year contract, $47 million before the 2006 season. Injuries and command problems had plagued the left hander came...

2009-07-07 23:34:51

The New York Yankees cranked out 16 hits in support of CC Sabathia's seven strong innings in Tuesday's 10-2 rout of the Minnesota Twins. Brett Gardner, Robinson Cano and Francisco Cervelli each had two RBI for the Yankees. Sabathia (8-5) gave up one run on three hits with three strikeouts and one walk for the win. Scott Baker (6-7) took the loss for the Twins. He was run out of the game after three-plus innings, having been tagged for five runs on nine hits. Michael Cuddyer hit a solo home...

2009-07-04 00:29:45

Aubrey Huff helped stake Baltimore to an early lead with a three-run homer Friday and the Orioles held off the Los Angeles Angels 6-4. The Angels lost for the third time in four games and slipped back into a tie for first place with Texas in the American League West. Luke Scott delivered a two-run double in the first and Huff blasted his homer in the third to give the Orioles a 5-0 advantage. An RBI single by Nick Markakis in the fourth increased the lead to 6-0 and the Orioles spent the rest...

2009-07-01 18:49:02

Jack Cust and Jason Giambi belted two-run homers Wednesday, keying Oakland's 5-1 win over the Detroit Tigers. The 14th homer by Cust this season erased an early 1-0 deficit with two outs in the bottom of the fourth inning, while Giambi's 11th upped the lead to 4-1 with no outs in the sixth. Kurt Suzuki had one RBI for the Athletics, who won twice in the three-game series following a five-game losing streak. Winner Dallas Braden (6-7) surrendered an earned run and five hits in seven innings...

2009-06-26 22:48:52

A three-run homer by David Murphy highlighted an early Texas assault Friday and the Rangers stormed to a 12-2 inter-league thrashing of San Diego. Texas won its third straight after losing five in a row. Elvis Andrus had four hits in as many at bats and Texas continued to break out of a recent offensive slump. The Rangers had scored no more than six runs in a game this month until producing nine against Arizona Thursday, although it took them 12 innings to do it. After Texas overcame a 1-0...

2009-06-26 22:23:16

Yovani Gallardo allowed a lone run and struck out nine in 7 2/3 innings Friday, lifting the Milwaukee Brewers to a 5-1 victory over San Francisco. Gallardo (8-4) surrendered only four hits and helped bring the Brewers a much-needed victory after they had dropped five of their previous six. San Francisco came into the series having won five of six. The only run allowed by Gallardo came on Pablo Sandoval's first-inning homer, but the Brewers responded with two runs in the bottom of the inning....


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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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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
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