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WBC: Puerto Rico 4, United States 3

MIAMI, March 15 (UPI) -- A two-run double by Andy Gonzalez keyed a big sixth-inning Friday and Puerto Rico went on to eliminate the United States from the WBC with a 4-3 win.

MLB: St. Louis 2, Philadelphia 1

ST. LOUIS, May 18 (UPI) -- Lance Berkman delivered a game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth inning Tuesday and the St. Louis Cardinals edged Philadelphia 2-1.

MLB: Philadelphia 1, Cincinnati 0

PHILADELPHIA, July 11 (UPI) -- Cole Hamels and three relievers combined to hurl a six-hit shutout Sunday, lifting the Philadelphia Phillies to a 1-0 decision over Cincinnati.

MLB: Philadelphia 5, Boston 1

PHILADELPHIA, May 21 (UPI) -- Cole Hamels held Boston to three hits and a run in seven innings Friday and Jayson Werth hit a two-run homer, bringing Philadelphia a 5-1 win over the Red Sox.

MLB: Philadelphia 4, Milwaukee 2

MILWAUKEE, May 16 (UPI) -- Cole Hamels pitched six-plus effective innings and stroked an RBI double Sunday to carry the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-2 victory over Milwaukee.
MLB: Philadelphia 3, Pittsburgh 2

MLB: Philadelphia 3, Pittsburgh 2

PHILADELPHIA, July 10 (UPI) -- Jayson Werth's two-run double highlighted Philadelphia's three-run third Friday and the Phillies held on to edge Pittsburgh 3-2.

MLB: Philadelphia 2, New York Mets 0

PHILADELPHIA, July 5 (UPI) -- Joe Blanton and three relievers combined on a four-hit shutout Sunday, leading the Philadelphia Phillies' 2-0 win over the New York Mets for a three-game sweep.

WBC: United States 6, Puerto Rico 5

MIAMI, March 17 (UPI) -- David Wright's two-run hit with one out in the bottom of the ninth gave the United States a 6-5 win over Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Classic.

WBC: Puerto Rico 3, Netherlands 1

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, March 9 (UPI) -- Yadier Molina hit an eighth-inning two-run double Monday to help Puerto Rico beat the Netherlands 3-1 in the World Baseball Classic in San Juan.

MLB: N.Y. Mets 3, Philadelphia 1

NEW YORK, July 24 (UPI) -- Carlos Delgado's two-run double lifted the New York Mets over Philadelphia 3-1 Thursday and into first place in the National League East Division.

MLB: Philadelphia 4, Oakland 0

OAKLAND, Calif., June 26 (UPI) -- Kyle Kendrick and J.C. Romero combined on a four-hitter Wednesday, bringing Philadelphia a 4-0 win over Oakland.

MLB: Philadelphia 6, Atlanta 2

ATLANTA, June 7 (UPI) -- Carlos Ruiz, Pat Burrell and Jimmy Rollins homered Saturday to boost the Philadelphia Phillies over Atlanta 6-2.

MLB: San Francisco 4, Philadelphia 3

SAN FRANCISCO, May 11 (UPI) -- Steve Holm's first big-league homer, a two-run shot Sunday, powered San Francisco to a 4-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies.

MLB: Philadelphia 5, Arizona 4

PHOENIX, May 8 (UPI) -- Philadelphia staged three comebacks Wednesday with Chase Utley singling in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning to down Arizona 5-4.
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J.C. Romero
Philadelphia Phillies pitcher J.C. Romero throws up his arms and salutes the crowd after the Phillies won World Series game 4 in Philadelphia at Citizens Bank Park October 26, 2008. Phildelphia defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 10-2. (UPI Photo/John Anderson)

Juan Carlos Romero (born June 4, 1976 in Río Piedras, Puerto Rico) is a Major League Baseball left-handed specialist who is currently a member of the Philadelphia Phillies. He has played for the Minnesota Twins (1999-2005), the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (2006), and the Boston Red Sox

Romero played college baseball at the University of Mobile.

Romero was traded by the Twins to the Angels on December 9, 2005, for infielder Alexi Casilla.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "J.C. Romero."
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