MLB: Pittsburgh 12, Washington 7

WASHINGTON, May 18 (UPI) -- Craig Monroe hit a three-run homer Monday to help the Pittsburgh Pirates post a 12-7 victory over the Washington Nationals.

MLB: Pittsburgh 10, San Diego 1

SAN DIEGO, April 26 (UPI) -- Zach Duke came within two outs of a complete game Saturday and the Pittsburgh Pirates recorded a 10-1 rout of the San Diego Padres.

MLB: Pittsburgh 10, Atlanta 0

PITTSBURGH, April 18 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh, aided by Ian Snell's seven scoreless innings and Craig Monroe's two three-run homers, walloped Atlanta 10-0 Saturday.

MLB: Minnesota 9, Cleveland 6

MINNEAPOLIS, July 6 (UPI) -- Craig Monroe, Brendan Harris and Alexi Casilla had two RBI each and the Minnesota Twins scored runs in the sixth inning Saturday to beat Cleveland 9-6.

MLB: Minnesota 6, Detroit 4

MINNEAPOLIS, July 1 (UPI) -- Craig Monroe hit a three-run homer and Mike Redmond had two RBI Tuesday, fueling the Minnesota Twins' 6-4 win over the Detroit Tigers.

MLB: Minnesota 9, San Diego 3

SAN DIEGO, June 26 (UPI) -- Brendan Harris and Craig Monroe both hit two-run homers Wednesday and Minnesota overcame an early deficit to defeat San Diego 9-3.

MLB: Minnesota 9, Kansas City 8 (10 inn.)

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 29 (UPI) -- A three-run homer in the ninth by Craig Monroe tied it Wednesday and a 10th-inning blast by Justin Morneau gave Minnesota a stunning 9-8 win over Kansas City.

MLB: Minnesota 7, Boston 3

MINNEAPOLIS, May 12 (UPI) -- Delmon Young's two RBI Monday lifted the Minnesota Twins from an early three-run deficit to a 7-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox.

MLB: Minnesota 9, Boston 8

MINNEAPOLIS, May 12 (UPI) -- Minnesota's Craig Monroe belted two homers and drove in four runs Sunday, powering the Twins to a 9-8 win over the Boston Red Sox.

MLB: Minnesota 4, Detroit 1

MINNEAPOLIS, May 3 (UPI) -- Craig Monroe and Michael Cuddyer each drove in two runs Saturday to boost the Minnesota Twins to a 4-1 over the Detroit Tigers.

MLB: Minnesota 12, Texas 6

ARLINGTON, Texas, April 27 (UPI) -- Michael Cuddyer hit a three-run homer and scored three times Saturday when the Minnesota Twins clubbed the Texas Rangers 12-6.

MLB: Minnesota 5, Oakland 4

OAKLAND, Calif., April 23 (UPI) -- Craig Monroe homered and drove in three runs Tuesday, boosting Minnesota to a 5-4 win over Oakland.

MLB: Minnesota 3, Cleveland 0

MINNEAPOLIS, April 19 (UPI) -- Nick Blackburn and two relievers combined on an eight-hit shutout Saturday to guide the Minnesota Twins to a 3-0 win over the Cleveland Indians.

MLB: Minnesota 6, Kansas City 4

MINNEAPOLIS, April 5 (UPI) -- Justin Morneau had a three-run homer and four RBI Saturday to power the Minnesota Twins to a 6-4 win over the Kansas City Royals.

Cubs trade OF Craig Monroe to Minnesota

CHICAGO, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- The Chicago Cubs Tuesday traded outfielder Craig Monroe to the Minnesota Twins for a player to be named later.
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Craig Monroe
Baltimore Orioles third baseman Melvin Mora fields a ball hit by Detroit Tigers left fielder Craig Monroe on April 11, 2007 at Orioles Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, MD. The Tigers defeated the Orioles 4-1 on a grand slam by Detroit Tigers left fielder Craig Monroe in the 12th inning. (UPI Photo/Mark Goldman)

Craig Keystone Monroe (born February 27, 1977, in Texarkana, Texas), nicknamed "C-Mo," and "The Doctrine"(after the Monroe Doctrine) is a Major League Baseball outfielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Monroe joined the Detroit Tigers organization on February 1, 2002, when he was selected off waivers from the Texas Rangers. He played his first full season in 2003, hitting 23 home runs.

Monroe is a lifetime .220 hitter in late and close situations (when the game is tied, his team ahead by one, or the tying run at least on deck in the 7th inning or later) and .253 with two outs and runners in scoring position..

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