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2005-07-09 20:52:02

TORONTO (Reuters) - Roy Oswalt pitched 6 1/3 strong innings for his sixth straight win as the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 in National League play at Minute Maid Park on Saturday. A few days after earning a spot in the NL All-Star team, Oswalt (12-7) allowed two runs on nine hits while striking out seven and walking one to improve to 9-1 at home as the streaking Astros continued their recent hot streak. Earlier this week, Oswalt was selected by fans in internet balloting...

2005-07-07 17:55:59

RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - New York Mets pitcher Pedro Martinez has pulled out of Tuesday's All-Star Game in Detroit. Martinez, second in the National League (NL) with 129 strikeouts, said on Thursday that it was not right to occupy a roster spot if he was unavailable to pitch. "I'll concede my place on the team," he said. Martinez, who has a 9-3 record and a 2.80 earned run average, is scheduled to pitch for the Mets in Pittsburgh on Sunday. "Normally I don't throw 100 percent...

2005-07-05 05:17:18

TORONTO (Reuters) - Jose Offerman's run-scoring singlestarted a three-run ninth inning rally, lifting the New YorkMets to a 5-2 win over the Washington Nationals Monday. The Mets rallied from a 2-0 deficit to hand the Nationalsjust their second loss at home in 18 games, pulling back to.500 (41-41) with the victory. Mike Cameron followed with a run-scoring double and CarlosBeltran added a run-scoring single in the ninth as the Mets gotto reliever Sunny Kim. Cameron had two hits and drove...

Word of the Day
  • 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.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'