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MLB: Oakland 4, Seattle 1

TOKYO, March 29 (UPI) -- Yoenis Cespedes hit a two-run home run and Josh Reddick and Jonny Gomes added solo shots Thursday in Oakland's 4-1 win over the Seattle Mariners in Tokyo.

MLB: Atlanta 4, Florida 3 (11 innings)

MIAMI, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Martin Prado drove in the go-ahead run in the 11th inning and Dan Uggla stretched his hitting streak to 30 games Tuesday in Atlanta's 4-3 win over Florida.

MLB: Pittsburgh 5, Atlanta 2

ATLANTA, July 28 (UPI) -- Andrew McCutchen put Pittsburgh in front with a fifth-inning double Thursday and added a two-run homer, sending the Pirates to a 5-2 win over Atlanta.

MLB: San Diego 3, Atlanta 2 (10 innings)

ATLANTA, May 30 (UPI) -- Kyle Phillips' first major-league homer broke a 10th-inning tie Monday and lifted the San Diego Padres to a 3-2 decision over Atlanta.

MLB: Atlanta 4, Pittsburgh 2 (11 innings)

PITTSBURGH, May 25 (UPI) -- Brooks Conrad socked a pinch-hit homer in the 11th inning Wednesday, boosting the Atlanta Braves to a 4-2 decision over Pittsburgh.

MLB: Atlanta 4, N.Y. Mets 0 (2nd game)

ATLANTA, April 16 (UPI) -- Jair Jurrjens hurled seven shutout innings Saturday and the Atlanta Braves swept a doubleheader with a 4-0 whitewash of the reeling New York Mets.

MLB: Florida 7, Los Angeles 6

MIAMI, April 11 (UPI) -- Ronny Paulino tied the game with a two-run double in the ninth and Jorge Cantu's sacrifice fly gained the Florida Marlins a 7-6 win over Los Angeles Saturday.

MLB: LA Dodgers 8, Pittsburgh 4

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Jim Thome hit a key two-run single Saturday, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to an 8-4 win over Pittsburgh and securing a post-season berth.

Dodgers acquire reliever George Sherrill

LOS ANGELES, July 30 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Dodgers strengthened their bullpen Thursday by acquiring reliever George Sherrill from the Baltimore Orioles.

MLB: Baltimore 4, Toronto 2

BALTIMORE, July 12 (UPI) -- Oscar Salazar clubbed a solo home run and Brian Roberts drove in two runs Sunday, sending the Baltimore Orioles past the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2.

MLB: Baltimore 6, Los Angeles Angels 4

ANAHEIM, Calif., July 4 (UPI) -- Aubrey Huff helped stake Baltimore to an early lead with a three-run homer Friday and the Orioles held off the Los Angeles Angels 6-4.

MLB: Baltimore 6, Philadelphia 5

PHILADELPHIA, June 20 (UPI) -- Brian Roberts hit a two-run homer during a three-run ninth inning rally Saturday to give the Baltimore Orioles a 6-5 inter-league win over Philadelphia.

MLB: Baltimore 3, Seattle 1

BALTIMORE, June 9 (UPI) -- Nolan Reimold had a home run and two RBI and Brad Bergesen pitched eight scoreless innings Tuesday to lead Baltimore to a 3-1 win over Seattle.

MLB: Baltimore 1, Seattle 0

SEATTLE, June 2 (UPI) -- Aubrey Huff drove in a run with a sixth-inning sacrifice fly and Orioles' pitchers held Seattle to two hits Monday in Baltimore's 1-0 win over the Mariners.

MLB: Baltimore 2, Washington 1

WASHINGTON, May 23 (UPI) -- Aubrey Huff's two-out RBI triple Saturday lifted the Baltimore Orioles to a 2-1 win over the Washington Nationals.
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George Friederich Sherrill (born April 19, 1977, in Memphis, Tennessee), also known as "The Brim Reaper", "Flat Breezy", and "Duckbill" (all because he keeps the brim of his hat very flat while he plays), is a Major League Baseball relief pitcher for the Atlanta Braves.

Sherrill was not drafted after graduating from Austin Peay State University.

Sherrill began his professional career in the independent Frontier League pitching for the Evansville Otters. In 22 games he was 2-4 with a 3.15 ERA. He played for Evansville in 1999 and 2000. He also pitched for the Quebec Capitales in the Northeast League in 2000. He moved to the Northern League in 2001 and pitched for the Sioux Falls Canaries. In 2002 and 2003, he played for the Winnipeg Goldeyes of the Northern League.

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