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Reds defeat Cubs 4-1

Jay Bruce drove in two runs and Mat Latos pitched seven strong innings as the Cincinnati Reds took a 4-1 win over the Chicago Cubs.
Cubs beat the Pirates in series opener

Cubs beat the Pirates in series opener

Starlin Castro hit a three-run homer, Chris Coghlan had a solo blast and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-3 on Friday to open a three-game series.
Giants shut out the Cubs

Giants shut out the Cubs

Tim Lincecum threw five no-hit innings, leading the Giants to a 5-0 win over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday in the finale of a three-game series.

Chicago Cubs defeat Yankees 6-1

The Chicago Cubs claimed a 6-1 triumph over the Yankees on Tuesday.

MLB: Seattle 8, Chicago 7

Ty Kelly's RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning gave the Seattle Mariners an 8-7 win over the Chicago Cubs in Cactus League play.

Killing suspect arrested after manhunt in England

LITTLE GADDESDEN, England, July 18 (UPI) -- Police said they have arrested three people in the killing of 66-year-old Graham Buck at his home in the quiet English village of Little Gaddesden.

MLB: San Diego 2, Washington 1

SAN DIEGO, May 18 (UPI) -- Everth Cabrera drove in Alexi Amarista with the go-ahead run on an eighth-inning single Saturday, boosting San Diego over Washington 2-1.

MLB: San Diego 8, Baltimore 4

BALTIMORE, May 15 (UPI) -- Alexi Amarista had three hits and scored three runs Wednesday in helping the San Diego Padres to an 8-4 win over the Baltimore Orioles.

Dodgers' Greinke out 2 months with broken collarbone

LOS ANGELES, April 12 (UPI) -- Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke says "there probably is" bad blood between his team and the San Diego Padres after Thursday's melee.

MLB: San Diego 3, Colorado 2

SAN DIEGO, July 22 (UPI) -- San Diego's Will Venable drove in the go-ahead run with a seventh-inning single Sunday, sending the Padres past Colorado 3-2.

MLB: San Diego 8, Arizona 6

PHOENIX, July 5 (UPI) -- Yasmani Grandal snapped an eighth-inning tie with a two-run homer Wednesday and the San Diego Padres went on to down Arizona 8-6.

MLB: San Diego 6, Seattle 2

SEATTLE, June 14 (UPI) -- Edinson Volquez allowed one run on four hits over 6 2/3 innings Thursday and San Diego got an RBI apiece from five different players in a 6-2 win over Seattle.

MLB: San Diego 5, Milwaukee 2

MILWAUKEE, June 9 (UPI) -- John Baker's two-run single in the sixth inning put the Padres ahead Saturday, capping a rally that carried San Diego to a 5-2 win over Milwaukee.

MLB: Chicago Cubs 5, San Diego 3

CHICAGO, May 29 (UPI) -- Jeff Samardzija pitched seven solid innings and drove in a run Tuesday in helping the Chicago Cubs to a 5-3 victory over the San Diego Padres.

MLB: San Diego 6, Washington 1

WASHINGTON, May 15 (UPI) -- Anthony Bass allowed five hits over eight innings Tuesday in the San Diego Padres' 6-1 win over the Washington Nationals.
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John Baker
St. Louis Cardinals Albert Pujols claps his hands as he crosses home plate behind Florida Marlins catcher John Baker in the seventh inning at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on September 5, 2008. Pujols scored from second base on a hit by Adam Kennedy. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)
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John Haywood Baker, Jr. (June 10, 1935 – October 31, 2007), nicknamed "Big John," was an American defensive lineman in the National Football League who played for four teams from 1958 to 1968.

He later served as sheriff of Wake County, North Carolina from 1978 to 2002, becoming the first African-American sheriff in North Carolina since the Reconstruction era.

Born in Raleigh, North Carolina, Baker was the son of John H. Baker, Sr., the city's first African-American police officer. Baker, Sr. served at one time as sergeant-at-arms for the city council.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "John Baker."
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