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2009-05-26 22:40:09

Joey Votto hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the seventh inning Tuesday, propelling the Cincinnati Reds to a 6-4 victory over the Houston Astros. Laynce Nix also homered and Ramon Hernandez had a two-run single for the Reds, who have won three in a row. Cincinnati starter Micah Owings allowed three runs on six hits and four walks in five innings. Nick Masset (2-0), who was activated off the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, pitched a scoreless seventh inning to get the win. Francisco Cordero...

2009-05-21 22:52:57

Corey Hart put Milwaukee in front with a seventh-inning double Thursday and the Brewers rallied from a three-run deficit to defeat Houston 4-3. Milwaukee rebounded after having a seven-game winning streak halted on Wednesday. The Brewers have not lost a series since the middle of April. Houston took an early lead on Hunter Pence's two-run homer in the second and a solo shot by Miguel Tejada in the fourth. The Brewers cut their deficit to two going into the seventh, during which they scored...

2009-04-27 21:40:32

Hunter Pence hit a two-run double in the ninth inning Monday to lead the Houston Astros to a 4-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds. Lance Berkman homered and Miguel Tejada was 3-for-4 and scored once for the Astros, who haven't lost at Cincinnati since May 10, 2007. The 10-game run is the longest active road win streak by any MLB team. Chris Sampson (2-0) recorded the final four outs to earn the victory. Houston's Roy Oswalt and Cincinnati's Johnny Cueto each pitched seven innings. Oswalt allowed...

2009-03-22 23:59:51

Daisuke Matsuzaka went 4 2/3 strong innings Sunday to lead Japan past Team USA 9-4 and into the World Baseball Classic title game in Los Angeles. Japan will play Korea Monday night, with a chance to win its first WBC title since the event's inaugural season in 2006. Korea reached the title game with a 10-2 victory over Venezuela Saturday. Japan and Korea have split the played four games they've played against one another during the 2009 WBC. Matsuzaka held the U.S. squad to two runs on five...

2009-03-15 22:30:20

Jimmy Rollins homered, tripled and drove in four runs Sunday, helping Team USA top the Netherlands 9-3 in Miami to stay alive in the World Baseball Classic. The U.S. team will go against either Puerto Rico or Venezuela Tuesday, with the winner advancing to the semifinals. Puerto Rico and Venezuela play Monday. Starter Roy Oswalt (1-0) tossed four scoreless innings for the U.S. squad, which built an 8-0 lead before the Netherlands got its first run in the seventh. Brian Roberts had three hits,...

2006-08-30 00:54:08

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Houston Astros pitcher Roy Oswalt has agreed to a five-year contract worth $73 million, Astros general manager Tim Purpura said on Tuesday. The two-time National League All-Star could have become a free agent after next season, but chose to stay with the team that drafted him in the 23rd round in 1996 and for whom he has played his entire career. "One of the ways for an organization to achieve success is to retain their star-quality home-grown players, and...

2006-08-23 21:05:21

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Rookie Eliezer Alfonzo drove in the winning run to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 7-6 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday. Pedro Feliz added a two-run double just before Alfonzo's triple to help the Giants rally from 6-4 down, scrambling to stay alive in the tightly contested NL West. It was the third straight win for the Giants (62-65), who moved into a tie with the Diamondbacks for third place behind the surging Los Angeles Dodgers. The...

2006-08-12 01:33:05

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Andy Pettitte tossed seven solid innings and belted his first career homer to spark the Houston Astros to a 4-2 win over the San Diego Padres in Texas on Friday. Pettitte (11-12) turned in his usual strong effort on the mound, giving up just two runs on three hits while striking out 10 but it was at the plate where the veteran produced something he had never achieved in his 11-year career -- a home run. To make the hit even sweeter, Pettitte's fourth inning solo...

2006-07-08 21:39:44

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Albert Pujols hit a solo home run to lead off the top of the 10th inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 7-6 win over the Houston Astros in National League play Saturday in Houston. Pujols hit the game-winning homer off Roy Oswalt, who was making his first relief appearance since August, 2004, on just the second pitch he saw from the Houston pitcher to give the Cards their second straight win in the four-game series after the Astros won the series opener....

2005-11-07 14:15:26

Pitchers Chris Carpenter of the St. Louis Cardinals and Mariano Rivera of the New York Yankees will win the 2005 Major League Baseball Cy Young awards, predicts a pair of mathematicians from Rhode Island College. The actual winners, intended to represent the most outstanding American League and National League pitchers during the regular season, will be announced November 8 (AL) and 10 (NL) by the Baseball Writers' Association of America, whose members vote on the award. Mathematicians...


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  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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