MLB: Arizona 3, Miami 1

PHOENIX, June 19 (UPI) -- Cody Ross slammed a pinch-hit three-run homer to back reliever Josh Collmenter's six shutout innings Wednesday in the Arizona Diamondbacks' 3-1 win over Miami.

Arizona's Kennedy among eight suspended by National League

NEW YORK, June 14 (UPI) -- Arizona pitcher Ian Kennedy was suspended 10 games, one of eight players and coaches suspended following the Diamondback's brawl with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

MLB: Philadelphia 3, Arizona 1

PHOENIX, May 12 (UPI) -- Cliff Lee tossed seven shutout innings Saturday and the Philadelphia Phillies hung on for a 3-1 victory over Arizona.

MLB: Arizona 8, Milwaukee 7 (11 innings)

MILWAUKEE, April 7 (UPI) -- Eric Hinske gave Arizona the lead with a two-run homer in the top of the 11th inning Sunday and the Diamondbacks hung on to register an 8-7 win over Milwaukee.

MLB: Atlanta 8, New York Mets 7

ATLANTA, July 14 (UPI) -- Michael Bourn, Martin Prado and Jason Heyward each had RBI singles in the eighth inning Saturday, rallying Atlanta to an 8-7 win over the New York Mets.

MLB: Boston 9, Atlanta 4

BOSTON, June 24 (UPI) -- Cody Ross drove in five runs on a pair of homers Sunday, sparking the Boston Red Sox to a 9-4 interleague triumph over Atlanta.

MLB: Tampa Bay 5, Atlanta 2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 19 (UPI) -- Matt Joyce cracked a grand slam and Alex Cobb tamed the Braves on two runs over seven innings Saturday in the Tampa Bay Rays' 5-2 interleague win over Atlanta.

MLB: Atlanta 9, Colorado 8 (11 innings)

DENVER, May 5 (UPI) -- Eric Hinske hit a two-run homer in the 11th inning Friday that vaulted the Atlanta Braves to a 9-8 victory over Colorado.

MLB: Pittsburgh 9, Atlanta 3

ATLANTA, April 30 (UPI) -- Pedro Alvarez and Yamaico Navarro each clouted two-run homers to back James McDonald's strong start Monday in the Pittsburgh Pirates' 9-3 defeat of Atlanta.

MLB: Atlanta 5, Chicago Cubs 4

CHICAGO, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Jason Heyward delivered the key blow with a fourth-inning grand slam Tuesday and the Atlanta Braves hung on for a 5-4 win over the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: Atlanta 6, New York Mets 5

NEW YORK, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Chipper Jones drove in the go-ahead run with a ninth-inning single Sunday and the Atlanta Braves went on to edge the New York Mets 6-5.

MLB: Atlanta 7, Colorado 4

DENVER, July 19 (UPI) -- Freddie Freeman went 3-for-5, homered and drove in three runs Monday, propelling the Atlanta Braves to a 7-4 victory over Colorado.

MLB: Atlanta 6, Houston 3 (10 innings)

HOUSTON, June 11 (UPI) -- Brian McCann bashed a three-run homer in the top of the 10th inning Saturday, powering the Atlanta Braves to a 6-3 win over Houston.

MLB: Atlanta 6, New York Mets 3

NEW YORK, June 3 (UPI) -- Eric Hinske touched off a three-run ninth inning with a go-ahead homer Friday, helping rally the Atlanta Braves to a 6-3 decision over the New York Mets.

MLB: Atlanta 3, Houston 2

ATLANTA, May 16 (UPI) -- Tommy Hanson struck out 10 Astros over seven innings and Eric Hinske got the go-ahead RBI Monday in the Atlanta Braves' 3-2 win over Houston.
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Eric Hinske
New York Yankees Eric Hinske runs the bases after hitting a solo homer against the Baltimore Orioles in the second inning at Yankee Stadium in New York City on July 20, 2009. The Yankees defeated the Orioles 2-1. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo)

Eric Scott Hinske (born August 5, 1977 in Menasha, Wisconsin) is a Major League Baseball outfielder, first baseman, and third baseman currently an Atlanta Braves organization. Hinske has spent time at the major league level with the Toronto Blue Jays, Boston Red Sox, Tampa Bay Rays, Pittsburgh Pirates, New York Yankees, and Atlanta Braves playing third base, first base, left field, and right field. He is listed at 6'2", 235 pounds. The 2002 AL Rookie of the Year Award winner, Hinske may be best known for having played in three consecutive World Series each one with a different team, losing with the Rays in 2008 and winning with the Red Sox in 2007 and Yankees in 2009.

Eric played for Menasha High School under the coach of Terry Wittmann, where he broke many hitting records, in addition to playing football as a running back. After playing for the University of Arkansas, he was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 17th round of the 1998 amateur draft.

In March 2001, Hinske was traded to the Oakland Athletics for Miguel Cairo.

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