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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 22, 2012.
By United Press International
A-Rod to skip home run derby

A-Rod to skip home run derby

NEW YORK, July 2 (UPI) -- New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez will not take part in the home run hitting contest on July 14 before the major league All-Star game.
MLB: Boston 7, N.Y. Yankees 5

MLB: Boston 7, N.Y. Yankees 5

NEW YORK, April 17 (UPI) -- Manny Ramirez homered in consecutive innings Thursday and Josh Beckett lasted eight frames to bring the Boston Red Sox a 7-5 win over the New York Yankees.
Auction: DiMaggio's jersey, Jackson's bat

Auction: DiMaggio's jersey, Jackson's bat

NEW YORK, April 7 (UPI) -- New York auction house Sotheby's says a uniform worn by Yankees legend Joe DiMaggio during his 1936 rookie season will be among items auctioned this month.

MLB: NY Yankees 16, Kansas City 8

NEW YORK, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Alex Rodriguez hit career home run No. 500 Saturday as the New York Yankees outslugged the Kansas City Royals, 16-8. Rodriguez, who turned 32 on July 27, surpassed Jimmie Foxx as the youngest player to reach 500 home runs.

A-Rod youngest to hit 500 home runs

NEW YORK, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez became the youngest player to hit 500 homers Saturday when he hit a three-run shot in the first inning against Kansas City. Rodriguez, who turned 32 July 27, topped Jimmie Foxx (32 years, 338 days) as the youngest player to

MLB: Cincinnati 7, Pittsburgh 2

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Ken Griffey Jr. homered Sunday afternoon to help Cincinnati beat the Pittsburgh Pirates, 7-2.

Chicago Cubs 3, NY Mets 2

CHICAGO, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Mark Prior struck out 13 in 8 2/3 innings and Sammy Sosa drove in three runs Tuesday as the Chicago Cubs edged the New York Mets, 3-2.

Bonds NL Player of the Month

NEW YORK, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds is the National League Player of the Month for July.

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Sosa bats at Hall of Fame not corked

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y., June 5 (UPI) -- Tests conducted on five bats belonging to Sammy Sosa donated to the National Baseball Hall of Fame revealed no cork.

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Baseball says Sosa's bats are legal

CHICAGO, June 4 (UPI) -- Major League Baseball announced Wednesday no evidence had been found to suggest Chicago Cubs superstar Sammy Sosa had a collection of corked bats at his disposa

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Chi. Cubs 6, Cincinnati 0

CINCINNATI, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Sammy Sosa and Bobby Hill each smacked three-run homers and Carlos Zambrano scattered six hits over seven innings Sunday to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 6-0 trium

Texas 10, Toronto 3

TORONTO, April 30 (UPI) -- Alex Rodriguez became the second youngest player in major league history to hit 250 home runs as the Texas

Bonds resigning with Giants

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- The San Francisco Giants called a Monday night news conference to announce the re-signing of superstar left fielder Barry Bonds.

American League MVP winners

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- American League Most Valuable Player Award winners:

Bonds wins record fourth NL MVP

NEW YORK, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Barry Bonds captured his unprecedented fourth Most Valuable Player Award on Monday, capping one of the greatest offensive seasons in baseball history.

Seattle 16, Texas 1

SEATTLE, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- The Seattle Mariners matched their best offensive output of the season and tied the American League record with their 114th win a 16-1 rout of Alex Rodriguez an
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