Phoenix man allegedly set girlfriend on fire during argument

PHOENIX, July 14 (UPI) -- Phoenix police said they were hunting for a 44-year-old man who allegedly doused his girlfriend with gasoline Saturday and set her on fire.

3 die when street racer hits SUV in Fla.

MIAMI, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- A car racing on a Miami street collided with a sport utility vehicle carrying a family, killing three people and injuring three others, authorities said.

MLB: Washington 5, Chi. Cubs 4 (10 inn.)

WASHINGTON, July 4 (UPI) -- Jayson Werth came home with the game-winning run on a 10th-inning wild pitch Monday, handing the Washington Nationals a 5-4 win over the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: Washington 4, Pittsburgh 3 (2nd game)

WASHINGTON, July 2 (UPI) -- Ivan Rodriguez singled home the go-ahead run Saturday, propelling the Washington Nationals to a 4-3 win over Pittsburgh in Game 2 of a doubleheader.

MLB: Washington 4, Baltimore 2

WASHINGTON, June 18 (UPI) -- Michael Morse belted a tie-breaking, two-run homer Saturday and the Washington Nationals posted their eighth straight win with a 4-2 decision over Baltimore.

MLB: Washington 8, Florida 4

WASHINGTON, May 15 (UPI) -- Ivan Rodriguez drove in three runs, including two during a six-run first inning, and the Washington Nationals hung on to down Florida 8-4 Sunday.

MLB: Washington 5, San Francisco 2

WASHINGTON, May 1 (UPI) -- Jordan Zimmermann held the Giants to two runs over six innings Sunday and the Washington Nationals posted a 5-2 win over San Francisco.

MLB: Washington 8, St. Louis 6 (1st game)

ST. LOUIS, April 20 (UPI) -- Ian Desmond drove in a run and stole home Wednesday, helping the Washington Nationals post an 8-6 win over St. Louis in the opener of a doubleheader.

MLB: Washington 8, Milwaukee 4 (1st game)

WASHINGTON, April 17 (UPI) -- Danny Espinoza socked a go-ahead, three-run homer Sunday and the Washington Nationals downed Milwaukee 8-4 in the first game of a doubleheader.

MLB: Washington 7, N.Y. Mets 3 (11 inn.)

NEW YORK, April 10 (UPI) -- Ivan Rodriguez drove in the go-ahead run with an 11th-inning RBI single Sunday and the Washington Nationals went on to post a 7-3 win over the New York Mets.

MLB: Washington 6, New York Mets 2

NEW YORK, April 8 (UPI) -- Ivan Rodriguez broke the game open with a two-run single during a three-run eighth Friday, helping the Washington Nationals to a 6-2 win over the New York Mets.

MLB: Washington 8, Houston 4

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Ivan Rodriguez highlighted a seven-run eighth inning with a two-run homer Tuesday, carrying the Washington Nationals to an 8-4 win over Houston.

MLB: Washington 13, New York Mets 3

WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Rookie Danny Espinosa belted a grand slam and added a solo shot Monday in the Washington Nationals' 13-3 rout of the New York Mets.

MLB: Washington 9, Pittsburgh 2

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Ivan Rodriguez blasted a two-run homer and drove in four runs Saturday in the Washington Nationals' 9-2 win over Pittsburgh.

MLB: Florida 1, Washington 0 (10 innings)

MIAMI, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Chad Tracy drove in Hanley Ramirez with a 10th-inning single Tuesday, handing the Florida Marlins a 1-0 decision over Washington.
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Ivan Rodriguez
Houston Astros catcher Ivan Rodriguez (L) reacts after striking out against the New York Mets in the seventh inning at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas on July 26, 2009. The Mets defeated the Astros 8-3. (UPI Photo/Aaron M. Sprecher)

Iván Rodríguez Torres (born November 30, 1971, in Manatí, Puerto Rico), nicknamed "Pudge" and "I-Rod", is a Major League Baseball catcher for the Washington Nationals. In his career, he has played for the Texas Rangers (on two different tours, comprising the majority of his career), Florida Marlins, Detroit Tigers, New York Yankees, Houston Astros, and Washington Nationals.

He is ranked as one of the greatest catchers in the history of the major leagues. Rodríguez was awarded the AL MVP award in 1999.

Rodríguez won the World Series with the Marlins in 2003, and also played in the 2006 World Series while with the Tigers. On June 17, 2009, Rodríguez set a MLB record by catching his 2,227th game, passing Carlton Fisk.

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