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2009-05-20 23:47:33

Mark DeRosa doubled home the go-ahead run in the eighth and then scored the eventual game-winner Wednesday, giving Cleveland a 6-5 victory over Kansas City. The Indians rallied from a three-run deficit to end a four-game losing streak. In a 4-4 game and with Sidney Ponson (1-5) on the mound, DeRosa came to the plate with two away and pinch-runner Matt LaPorta on second. DeRosa's double to right put the Indians in front and DeRosa then came in on Ben Francisco's single to center. Kansas City...

2009-05-20 21:36:31

Wilkin Ramirez and Brandon Inge both homered during a four-run sixth Wednesday and Detroit, despite hitting into a triple play, defeated Texas 5-3. Ramirez broke a 1-1 tie with his first major league homer and Inge delivered a two-run shot later in the inning, giving the Tigers their fifth straight win. Texas has dropped two in a row on the heels of a seven-game winning streak. Justin Verlander (4-2) earned the win, allowing a run on three hits and striking out eight over six innings. He is...

2009-05-07 22:15:54

Micah Owings worked six innings and put Cincinnati in front for good with a triple in the fourth Thursday, boosting the Reds to a 6-5 victory over Milwaukee. Owings broke a 3-3 tie with a one-out triple that brought in Paul Janish from first base. It was his fourth extra-base hit of the season. Owings eventually scored on a wild pitch by Braden Looper (2-2). A sacrifice fly by Ryan Hanigan in the fifth gave Cincinnati a 6-3 lead and Owings barely held off the Brewers for the win. Owings (2-3)...

2009-05-06 00:54:05

The LA Dodgers used strong pitching by Jeff Weaver and their bullpen Tuesday to forge a 3-1 win over Arizona, a record-setting 12th consecutive home victory. Weaver (1-0) went five solid innings, giving up one run on five hits and three strikeouts. The Dodgers then sent Ramon Troncoso, Will Ohman and Ronald Belisario to the mound before Jonathan Broxton picked up his eighth save. The win tied a post-1900 major league record for home wins to start a season, and also was the sixth consecutive...

2009-05-05 22:28:43

J.J. Hardy had three hits and four RBI Tuesday to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to their 17th straight victory over Pittsburgh, 8-5. Milwaukee's winning streak is the longest against one team since Baltimore beat Kansas City 23 straight times between May 10, 1969, and Aug. 2, 1970. Jeff Suppan (2-2) allowed three runs on five hits with three walks over 5 2/3 innings. Corey Hart had a pair of doubles and scored three times for the Brewers, who are 11-3 in their last 14 games. Ian Snell (1-4) was...

2009-04-21 22:43:41

The Cleveland Indians got a three-run homer from Grady Sizemore and a two-run blast from Victor Martinez Tuesday to subdue the Kansas City Royals 8-7. Martinez finished the night 4-for-5 and Mark DeRosa scored three times for the Indians, who have won four of their last six games. Winning pitcher Aaron Laffey (1-0) gave up one run on seven hits in seven innings. David DeJesus had a two-run homer and three RBI, and Mark Teahen was 2-for-3 with a run scored and two RBI for the Royals. Sidney...

2009-04-21 22:02:58

Freddy Sanchez was 3-for-4 with a solo homer Tuesday, keying the Pittsburgh Pirates' 3-2 victory over the Florida Marlins. Adam LaRoche and Jason Jaramillo each had an RBI for the Pirates, who have won four of their last five games. Jeff Karstens (1-0) allowed one run on three hits in six innings and Matt Capps pitched a scoreless ninth for his fourth save for Pittsburgh. Hanley Ramirez had a RBI double and Cameron Maybin a solo home run drive in the Marlins runs. Anibal Sanchez (1-1) was the...

2009-04-19 17:06:14

Raul Ibanez launched a home run in the bottom of the ninth Sunday to complete the Philadelphia Phillies' 5-4 come-from-behind win over the San Diego Padres. Ibanez followed a bloop single by Ryan Howard by crushing a 2-0 change-up off Edwin Moreno (0-1) into the right-field seats that erased visiting San Diego's 4-3 lead. Jimmy Rollins and Chase Utley also homered for the Phillies to secure the win for Clay Condrey (2-0), who pitched a scoreless ninth in relief of starter Chan Ho Park. Adrian...

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2009-04-17 20:23:13

About 200 people turned out in Maryland for a private memorial service for Los Angeles Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart, who was killed last week in a car crash. The turnout for Thursday's service included Angels' owner Arte Moreno, General Manager Tony Reagins, Manager Mike Scioscia and pitching coach Mike Butcher, the Los Angeles Times reported Friday. Angels' pitchers Dustin Moseley, Jered Weaver and John Lackey also attended the service in Williamsport, Md. Adenhart, who grew up in Western...

2009-04-11 22:06:23

Melvin Mora smacked a grand slam homer and Jeremy Guthrie pitched six shutout innings Saturday in the Baltimore Orioles' 6-0 win over Tampa Bay. Guthrie (2-0) checked the Rays on five hits and two strikeouts. In three innings of relief, Matt Albers, Jamie Walker and Chris Ray limited Tampa Bay to three hits and two walks. Adam Jones and Nick Markakis each had an RBI in Baltimore's fourth win in five games this season. Tampa Bay starter Jeff Niemann (0-1) went 5 1/3 innings, allowing six runs...


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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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