Posts Tagged ‘ run ’

Famed home run hitter Thomson dead at 86 (AP)

Aug 17th, 2010 | By sportsnews

NEW YORK (AP)—Bobby Thomson, who hit the famed “Shot Heard ‘Round the World” that won the 1951 National League pennant for the New York Giants, has died. He was 86. Thomson’s death was confirmed Tuesday by the funeral home in Savannah, Ga., that is handling the arrangements. He had been in failing health for several
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A-Rod crushes 3 homers, drives in five to fuel Yanks

Aug 14th, 2010 | By sportsnews

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It took Alex Rodriguez 47 pressure-laden at-bats to go from career home run No. 599 to No. 600. Going from 601 to 604 took five pitches. “Sometimes milestones are a pain,” New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Saturday night after watching A-Rod hit three homers in an 8-3 victory over
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A-Rod crushes 3 homers, drives in five to fuel Yanks

Aug 14th, 2010 | By sportsnews

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It took Alex Rodriguez 47 pressure-laden at-bats to go from career home run No. 599 to No. 600. Going from 601 to 604 took five pitches. “Sometimes milestones are a pain,” New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Saturday night after watching A-Rod hit three homers in an 8-3 victory over
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Mets’ Rodriguez booed at home (AP)

Aug 14th, 2010 | By sportsnews

NEW YORK (AP)—Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez was greeted harshly when he returned to the mound Saturday night, hours after apologizing to teammates and fans for a physical altercation at Citi Field that resulted in his arrest and two-day suspension. There were mostly boos when Rodriguez ran in from the bullpen to begin the ninth inning,
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Slain Okla. Couple’s Family Wants Fugitives Caught

Aug 14th, 2010 | By usnews

AP In this undated photo released by the New Mexico Department of Public Safety showing Linda and Gary Haas both 61, who were found dead in a charred camper last Wednesday morning on a remote ranch in eastern New Mexico. SANTA ROSA, N.M. — Lost in the Bonnie and Clyde tale of Arizona fugitives on
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Lost in tale of Ariz. fugitives, family mourns for couple whose deaths are linked to escapees

Aug 14th, 2010 | By usnews

SANTA ROSA, N.M. –  Lost in the Bonnie and Clyde tale of Arizona fugitives on the run for two weeks is the grisly slaying of an Oklahoma couple whose bodies were found in a burned-out travel trailer on a remote ranch in eastern New Mexico. Police have linked the deaths of Gary and Linda Haas
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Giants acquire OF Guillen from Royals (AP)

Aug 13th, 2010 | By sportsnews

SAN FRANCISCO (AP)—The San Francisco Giants made another move for the stretch run Friday, acquiring veteran outfielder Jose Guillen(notes) from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for a player to be named later and cash considerations. The Giants haven’t been to the playoffs since 2003 and were in the NL wild-card chase until mid-September last
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Diamondbacks tie MLB record with four straight homers

Aug 12th, 2010 | By sportsnews

MILWAUKEE — Arizona Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson was in awe of his team’s power display. The Diamondbacks tied a major league record by hitting four consecutive home runs, with Adam LaRoche, Miguel Montero, Mark Reynolds and Stephen Drew connecting in the fourth inning Wednesday night to beat Milwaukee 8-2. The Diamondbacks became just the seventh
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George Wendt plays Santa on Broadway (AP)

Aug 11th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

NEW YORK – George Wendt returns to Broadway as Santa Claus in the holiday comedy “Elf.” The six-time Emmy nominee, who played Norm on “Cheers,” is joined in the musical by Beth Leavel, who won a best actress Tony for “The Drowsy Chaperone,” Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures announced Wednesday. The show is based on the
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Manager: Levi Johnston’s reality show to focus on political run (AP)

Aug 10th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

JUNEAU, Alaska – From Playgirl to … politico? That’s right: Levi Johnston’s manager, Tank Jones, is confirming a report that Johnston is planning to run for city office in his hometown of Wasilla, Alaska, as part of a reality TV show. Wasilla is where Sarah Palin got her start in politics, moving up from City
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