The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013.
By United Press International
Lautenberg remembered as 'good man' in funeral attended by hundreds

Lautenberg remembered as 'good man' in funeral attended by hundreds

NEW YORK, June 5 (UPI) -- Sen. Frank Lautenberg was recalled as "a mensch [good man] through and through" Wednesday at a New York memorial attended by governors and top U.S. lawmakers.

MLB: Los Angeles Angels 5, Cleveland 2

ANAHEIM, Calif., April 27 (UPI) -- Bobby Abreau slugged a two-run home run and Jered Weaver pitched six innings of one-run ball Monday in the Los Angeles Angels' 5-2 win over Cleveland.
Mets get Matthews from LA Angels

Mets get Matthews from LA Angels

NEW YORK, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- The New York Mets filled an outfield void Friday by acquiring Gary Matthews Jr. from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to replace Carlos Beltran.

MLB: N.Y. Mets 6, Chicago Cubs 2

NEW YORK, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Omir Santos hit a two-run single in a five-run eighth inning Friday, leading the New York Mets to a 6-2 win over the Chicago Cubs.
MLB: N.Y. Mets 12, Washington 0

MLB: N.Y. Mets 12, Washington 0

WASHINGTON, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- The New York Mets exploded for eight runs in the third inning Wednesday and went on to bury the Washington Nationals 12-0.

MLB: Boston 12, Tampa Bay 6

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., July 28 (UPI) -- Mike Lowell had four hits and the Boston Red Sox erupted for six runs in the top of the 12th inning Saturday night to down Tampa Bay, 12-6.

MLB: Florida 14, Tampa Bay 8

MIAMI, June 9 (UPI) -- Jeremy Hermida started Florida's comeback with a grand slam Friday night and the Marlins poured it on to defeat Tampa Bay, 14-8.

MLB: Tampa Bay 6, Toronto 2

TORONTO, June 6 (UPI) -- Carl Crawford put Tampa Bay in front with a three-run, fourth-inning double Wednesday and the Devil Rays went on to down Toronto 6-2.

MLB: Chi. White Sox 5, Tampa Bay 4

CHICAGO, May 25 (UPI) -- Joe Crede's one-out sacrifice fly in the ninth scored Tadahito Iguchi Friday night, giving the Chicago White Sox a 5-4 decision over Tampa Bay.

MLB: Tampa Bay 4, Texas 3 (10 inn)

ORLANDO, Fla., May 15 (UPI) -- Brendan Harris hit a bases loaded single in the 10th inning Tuesday to give the Tampa Bay Devil Rays a 4-3 win over the Texas Rangers. It was the first-ever regular season game at Disneys Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla.

MLB: Toronto 5, Tampa Bay 4

TORONTO, May 12 (UPI) -- Lyle Overbay hit an RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning Saturday afternoon as the Toronto Blue Jays edged Tampa Bay, 5-4.

MLB: Baltimore 1, Tampa Bay 0 (10)

BALTIMORE, May 9 (UPI) -- Aubrey Huff's one-out homer in the 10th inning Wednesday night broke a scoreless tie and gave the Baltimore Orioles a 1-0 decision over Tampa Bay.

MLB: Cleveland 6, Tampa Bay 4

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 22 (UPI) -- Ryan Garko hit a three-run home run in the top of the ninth Sunday afternoon as the Cleveland Indians beat the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, 6-4.

MLB: Tampa Bay 6, Minnesota 4

MINNEAPOLIS, April 16 (UPI) -- Dioner Navarro doubled home the go-ahead run in the ninth inning Sunday as the Tampa Bay Devil Rays beat Minnesota, 6-4.
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Brian Stokes
Tampa Bay Devil Rays pitcher Brian Stokes pitches in the tenth inning against the Baltimore Orioles on May 9, 2007 at Orioles Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore. Stokes took the loss as the Orioles defeated the Devil Rays 1-0 in ten innings on a walk-off home run by designated hitter Aubrey Huff. (UPI Photo/Mark Goldman)

Brian Alexander Stokes (born September 7, 1979 in Montclair, California) is an American professional baseball player. A right-handed starting pitcher, he currently plays for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of Major League Baseball.

Stokes graduated Jurupa Valley High School and played college ball at Riverside Community College in California.

On October 2, 1998, Stokes was first signed as an amateur free agent by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. He spent his first professional season with the Princeton Devil Rays in 1999. While with Princeton, he led the Appalachian League in games finished with 35. He pitched for Charleston (Single-A) in 2000, allowing one home run in 70.1 innings pitched. Stokes pitched his first complete game at Mudville on June 23, 2001, but lost the game. He played for Bakersfield during the 2002 season, leading the team in wins (10) and strikeouts (154). He threw his first professional shutout on July 14 against San Jose. Stokes started ten games for Orlando (Double-A) before undergoing Tommy John surgery in 2003, resulting in his missing the entire 2004 season. In 2005, Stokes pitched for both Visalia (Single-A) and Montgomery (Double-A). A hamstring injury sidelined him for the month of July. He was recalled from Durham (Triple-A) on September 2, 2005. Stokes made his major league debut on September 3, 2006. In 2007, Brian's 59 appearances were fourth among American League rookies.=

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