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MLB: Florida 13, Chicago White Sox 0

CHICAGO, May 23 (UPI) -- Josh Johnson and three Florida relievers combined for a shutout and Cody Ross hit two homers Sunday in the Marlins' 13-0 rout of the Chicago White Sox.

MLB: Oakland at Kansas City, ppd., rain

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Persistent rains associated with what was once Hurricane Gustav forced postponement Wednesday of the scheduled game between Oakland and Kansas City.

MLB: Minnesota 12, Oakland 2

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Joe Mauer drove in four runs Friday, two of them during a six-run second, sending the Minnesota Twins sailing past Oakland 12-2.

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Massive snow fort holds 20

NEENAH, Wis., Feb. 25 (UPI) -- A teenager in Neenah, Wis., put his snow fort-building skills to use, constructing an igloo in his parents' front yard that can hold 20 people.

Ceremony spotlights Ig Nobel feats

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 5 (UPI) -- A way to extract fragrant vanillin from odorous cow dung won the Ig Nobel Prize for chemistry during the annual spoof at Harvard University in Massachusetts.

MLB: Seattle 9, Oakland 5

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Yuniesky Betancourt had four hits and three RBI Wednesday afternoon as the Seattle Mariners beat Oakland, 9-5.

MLB: Kansas City 9, Oakland 2

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Emil Brown capped off a four-run first with a two-run homer Friday night, sparking the Kansas City Royals to a 9-2 victory over Oakland.
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Hudson dealt from A's to Braves

ATLANTA, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Star pitcher Tim Hudson was traded Thursday from the Oakland Athletics to the Atlanta Braves.
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Daniel Thomas Meyer (born August 3, 1952 in Hamilton, Ohio) is a former Major League Baseball player. He played as a first baseman, outfielder and third baseman for the Detroit Tigers (1974-76), Seattle Mariners (1977-81) and Oakland Athletics (1982-85).

Meyer led the American League in at bats per strikeout (18.8) in 1975. He is the Seattle Mariners' career leader in at bats per strikeout (12.8).

In twelve seasons Meyer played in 1,118 games, had 3,734 at bats, 411 runs, 944 hits, 153 doubles, 31 triples, 86 home runs, 459 RBI, 61 stolen bases, 219 walks, .253 batting average, .293 on base percentage, .379 slugging average, 1,417 total bases, 29 sacrifice hits, 35 sacrifice flies and 32 intentional walks.

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