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2006-08-13 02:31:00

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Mike Cameron, Todd Walker and Josh Barfield all belted home runs and Jake Peavy supplied seven effective innings as the San Diego Padres powered past the Houston Astros 6-3 on Saturday in Texas, to snap a four-game losing streak. Despite their recent troubles the Padres remain just 1- games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers in a tight four-way battle for top spot in the National League West and just a half game behind the front-running Cincinnati Reds in an even...

2006-08-05 01:31:08

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Florida Marlins 6-2 on Friday, extending their winning streak to seven games and keeping the heat on the NL West-leading Padres. Derek Lowe pitched seven innings for the win while Kenny Lofton and Wilson Betemit homered to help the Dodgers equal their season-best win streak and keep them in the race for the National League West crown. San Diego leads the tightly-bunched NL West, one game clear of the Arizona Diamondbacks and 2...

2006-07-18 01:17:27

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Atlanta Braves pounded the St. Louis Cardinals 15-3 on Monday at Busch Stadium, extending their winning run to six games while Chipper Jones' hitting streak and a place in the record books came to an end. The Braves pounded out a season high 20 hits in the rout and Jones had three of them but none were for extra bases. Jones entered the game needing just one more extra base hit to break the record of 14 consecutive games with an extra base hit set by...

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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).