MLB: Arizona 8, Houston 1

HOUSTON, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Aaron Hill went 3-for-4 with a pair of solo homers Sunday, sparking the Arizona Diamondbacks' series-sweeping 8-1 win over Houston.

MLB: Chicago Cubs 7, Houston 1

CHICAGO, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Alfonso Soriano and Darwin Barney each blasted two-run homers to back Jeff Samardzija's strong start Monday in the Chicago Cubs' 7-1 rout of Houston.

MLB: Washington 4, Houston 3

HOUSTON, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Gio Gonzalez went the distance and homered Wednesday to lead the Washington Nationals to a 4-3 road win at Houston.

MLB: Atlanta 4, Houston 1

ATLANTA, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Tim Hudson notched his fourth straight win with 7 1/3 effective innings Friday, staking the Atlanta Braves to a 4-1 decision over Houston.

MLB: San Francisco 4, Arizona 3

SAN FRANCISCO, May 12 (UPI) -- Andres Torres put San Francisco in front with an RBI double in the sixth Wednesday and the Giants held on to edge Arizona 4-3.

MLB: Arizona 5, Cincinnati 4

CINCINNATI, April 20 (UPI) -- Ryan Roberts blasted a pair of homers, driving in three runs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks went on to a 5-4 victory over Cincinnati.

MLB: Arizona 13, St. Louis 8

PHOENIX, April 13 (UPI) -- Juan Miranda and Justin Upton both hit three-run homers Tuesday in the Arizona Diamondbacks' 13-8 win over St. Louis.

D-Backs acquire Galarraga from Tigers

PHOENIX, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- The Arizona Diamondbacks said Monday they have acquired right-handed pitcher Armando Galarraga from Detroit for a pair of minor-league pitchers.

MLB: Cleveland 6, Detroit 3

CLEVELAND, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Matt LaPorta, Luke Carlin and Travis Hafner all homered in the fifth inning Monday, boosting the Cleveland Indians to a 6-3 win over Detroit.

MLB: Baltimore 6, Detroit 3

DETROIT, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- A sacrifice fly RBI by Matt Wieters in the eighth put Baltimore in front Friday and the Orioles went on to down Detroit 6-3.

MLB: Detroit 6, Cleveland 0

DETROIT, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Armando Galarraga struck out eight over seven innings Friday and teamed with two relievers to bring the Detroit Tigers a 6-0 victory over Cleveland.

MLB: Detroit 6, New York Mets 5

NEW YORK, June 24 (UPI) -- Homers by Magglio Ordonez and Ryan Raburn helped Detroit build a five-run lead Thursday and the Tigers held on to defeat the New York Mets 6-5.

MLB: Detroit 7, Chicago White Sox 2

CHICAGO, June 9 (UPI) -- Brennan Boesch's three-run homer highlighted a seventh-inning Detroit rally Tuesday and the Tigers went on to bash the Chicago White Sox 7-2.
Obama: Selig right to let 'The Call' stand

Obama: Selig right to let 'The Call' stand

WASHINGTON, June 8 (UPI) -- Baseball Commissioner Bug Selig was right in declining to overrule an umpire's blown call that cost a Detroit pitcher a perfect game, President Obama said.

MLB: Detroit 12, Cleveland 6

DETROIT, June 3 (UPI) -- Magglio Ordonez slammed a three-run home run and ended up with five RBI Thursday, helping the Detroit Tigers pummel the Cleveland Indians 12-6.
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Armando Galarraga
Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Armando Galarraga delivers during the first inning against the Chicago White Sox at U. S. Cellular Field in Chicago on June 8, 2009. (UPI Photo/Brian Kersey)

Armando Antonio Galarraga (born January 15, 1982) is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Arizona Diamondbacks. Galarraga made his Major League Baseball debut with the Texas Rangers on September 15, 2007. On June 2, 2010, while playing for the Detroit Tigers, he lost a perfect game following a wrong call made by umpire Jim Joyce in the top of the ninth with two outs.

Galarraga was born in CumanĂ¡, Venezuela. He originally signed as a free agent with the Montreal Expos on October 31, 1998. He was acquired by the Rangers from the Washington Nationals as part of the deal that sent Alfonso Soriano to the Nationals in 2005.

Armando Galarraga made his major league debut on September 15, 2007 against the Oakland Athletics. He entered the game in the eighth inning, and pitched a scoreless inning. He allowed no hits and one base on balls.

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