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2009-06-08 15:00:00

California senior named nation's top high school performer NORCO, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- In its third decade of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in partnership with ESPN RISE, today announced senior pitcher and first baseman Matt Hobgood of Norco High School (Norco, Calif.) as its 2008-09 Gatorade National Baseball Player of the Year. Hobgood becomes only the third student-athlete from California ever to win Gatorade National Baseball Player...

2009-06-07 19:48:29

Rookie Vin Mazzaro pitched 7 1/3 shutout innings in his second major league start Sunday when the Oakland A's beat Baltimore 3-0 for their sixth straight win. Mazzaro (2-0) allowed only five hits and struck out four without issuing a walk. He won his major league debut Tuesday against the Chicago White Sox when he gave up three hits and four walks without a run in 6 1/3 innings. Jason Giambi walked with the bases loaded and Kurt Suzuki and Bobby Crosby each had an RBI for the Athletics....

2009-06-03 21:38:09

Jeff Niemann, with grand-slam support from Ben Zobrist, threw a complete-game, two-hit shutout Wednesday to bring Tampa Bay a 9-0 win over Kansas City. Niemann (5-4) started for only the 13th time in his two-year career with the Rays and went the distance for the first time. He retired 14 batters in a row to start the game before finally giving up a two-out single to Mark Teahen in the fifth. The only other Kansas City hit came from Alberto Callaspo -- a two-out, infield single in the ninth....

2009-05-30 18:58:02

Ryan Dempster hurled seven scoreless innings Saturday when the Chicago Cubs recorded a 7-0 rout of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Dempster (4-3) yielded just three hits in 99 pitches with one walk and five strikeouts. He had not held the opposing team scoreless in any of his previous 10 starts this season, and Saturday he lowered his ERA to 4.48. Reed Johnson had three hits -- one a solo seventh-inning homer -- and two RBI. Mike Fontenot had two hits and two RBI, and a run scored on a double-play...

2009-05-26 22:14:59

Carl Pavano limited Tampa Bay to one run on four hits in seven innings Tuesday in the Cleveland Indians' 5-1 win over the Rays. Pavano (5-4) won for the fifth time in his last six starts for the Indians. Asdrubal Cabrera, Ryan Garko, Mark DeRosa and Kelly Shoppach all homered for Cleveland. Tampa Bay starter Matt Garza (4-3) allowed four runs on five hits in six innings, with seven strikeouts. Carlos Pena homered for the Rays.

2009-05-25 19:58:04

Brian Roberts doubled and tripled and had an RBI and two runs Monday to lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 4-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays. Roberts left the game after seven innings with a shin contusion and was replaced at second base by Robert Andino. Aubrey Huff and Greg Zaun also each had an RBI for Baltimore. Winning pitcher Jeremy Guthrie (4-4) allowed one run on seven hits in seven innings. Vernon Wells had the only RBI for the Blue Jays, who have lost seven straight. Losing pitcher...

2009-05-25 19:13:37

Bill Hall drove in the game's only run in the bottom of the 10th inning Monday in the Milwaukee Brewers' 1-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals. Hall's base hit drove in Casey McGehee for a victory that gave Milwaukee a one-game lead over St. Louis in the National League Central. Starters Yovani Gallardo of Milwaukee and Chris Carpenter of St. Louis each pitched eight shutout innings. Gallardo allowed only two hits and walked four while striking out out six. Trevor Hoffman pitched a perfect...

2009-05-22 21:52:37

Adam Jones delivered a two-out double in the 12th inning Friday that gave Baltimore a 4-2 victory over Washington. Baltimore ended a four-game losing streak and handed the Nationals their eighth setback in nine games. The Orioles put two runners on in the 10th without scoring, but broke through in the 12th after the first two batters of the inning had been retired. Pitcher Danys Baez reached on an infield single against Kip Wells (0-2) and went to third on a ground-rule double by Brian...

2009-05-21 17:37:46

Asdrubal Cabrera had four hits and two RBI Thursday, propelling the Cleveland Indians to an 8-3 victory against the Kansas City Royals. Shin-Soo Choo had three hits and two RBI. Victor Martinez had two hits and three RBI. Jhonny Peralta's lone hit, an RBI double, snapped a 3-3 tie with one out in the top of the eight, while Luis Valbuena added two runs and two hits for the Indians, who have won four of five. Winner Carl Pavano (4-4) yielded three earned runs and six hits in six innings with...

2009-05-20 23:48:52

Chris Jakubauskas teamed with three relievers on a three-hitter Wednesday, lifting Seattle to a 1-0 triumph over the Los Angeles Angels. Ken Griffey Jr. singled in the game's only run in the first inning and the contest then settled into a duel between Jakubauskas and Ervin Santana, who was making his second start of the season. Santana (0-1), who opened the campaign on the disabled list with a sprained elbow, gave up three runs to Boston in a five-inning stint last week. He limited Seattle...


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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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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
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