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NFL: San Francisco 20, Dallas 13

ARLINGTON, Texas, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Kory Sheets scored on a 9-yard run with 33 seconds left Saturday, lifting San Francisco to a 20-13 NFL pre-season win over Dallas.

MLB: Arizona 14, Houston 7

PHOENIX, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Alex Romero finished off a seven-run third inning with a three-run homer Friday to send Arizona coasting to a 14-7 win over Houston.

MLB: Houston 1, Arizona 0

HOUSTON, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Roy Oswalt allowed three hits over seven innings Friday and teamed with two relievers in a shutout, bringing Houston a 1-0 decision over Arizona.

MLB: Arizona 6, New York Mets 2

PHOENIX, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Gerardo Parra and Alex Romero had two RBI each and Max Scherzer struck out eight in Arizona's 6-2 win over the struggling New York Mets Tuesday.

MLB: Arizona 11, Pittsburgh 6 (12 innings)

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Alex Romero touched off a five-run 12th inning with a two-run double Thursday, lifting Arizona to an 11-6 victory over Pittsburgh.

MLB: Arizona 5, N.Y. Mets 2

NEW YORK, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Jon Garland's complete-game seven-hitter Sunday led Arizona's 5-2 win over the New York Mets.

MLB: Arizona 7, San Diego 3

SAN DIEGO, July 31 (UPI) -- Chad Tracy climaxed a four-run fifth inning with a two-run single Wednesday and Arizona rallied for a 7-3 win over San Diego.

Arizona 3, San Diego 0

SAN DIEGO, July 30 (UPI) -- Brian Giles busted up Doug Davis's perfect game in the seventh but the Arizona Diamondbacks still cruised to a 3-0 win over the San Diego Padres Tuesday.

MLB: Arizona 2, Chicago 0

PHOENIX, July 22 (UPI) -- Randy Johnson went seven shutout innings Monday night and picked up career victory 291 in the Arizona Diamondbacks' 2-0 win over the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: Arizona 5, Colorado 2 (10 inn.)

DENVER, April 6 (UPI) -- Stephen Drew hit a tie-breaking home run in the top of the 10th inning Sunday and the Arizona Diamondbacks topped the Colorado Rockies 5-2.

MLB: Cincinnati 3, Arizona 2

CINCINNATI, April 3 (UPI) -- Johnny Cueto allowed one earned run and one hit in seven innings Thursday in the Cincinnati Reds' 3-2 victory against Arizona.

Choreographer Alex Romero dead at 94

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Dancer and choreographer Alex Romero has died of natural causes at the Motion Picture and Television Fund home in Los Angeles at age 94.
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Arizona Diamondbacks right fielder Alex Romero makes a diving attempt at this fly ball hit from Houston Astros left fielder Carlos Lee in the fifth inning at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas on August 23, 2009. UPI/Aaron M. Sprecher
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Alexander Rafael Romero Galban (born September 9, 1983, in Maracaibo, Venezuela) is a Major League Baseball outfielder for the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Romero was signed by the Minnesota Twins on July 2, 2002, as an undrafted free agent. After spending 5 years in the Twins organization, he was claimed off waivers by the Arizona Diamondbacks on January 19, 2007. Romero began the 2008 season on the Diamondbacks 25-man roster.

Romero made his major league debut on April 2, 2008, against the Cincinnati Reds, when he came in the game as a pinch hitter, making him the 217th Venezuelan-born player in Major League Baseball. He laid down a successful sacrifice bunt. On April 3, 2008, Romero recorded his first career RBI, when he hit a sacrifice fly as a pinch hitter. For the season, he batted .230 with a .250 on base percentage.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Alex Romero."
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