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Nationals dump three veterans

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- The struggling Washington Nationals have waived veterans Paul LoDuca, Felipe Lopez and Johnny Estrada in the midst of a nine-game losing streak.

MLB: Washington 10, N.Y. Mets 5

WASHINGTON, April 24 (UPI) -- Felipe Lopez hit a grand slam homer in the sixth and tied his career best with six RBI Thursday, carrying the Washington Nationals past the New York Mets 10-5.

MLB: Washington 6, Florida 4

MIAMI, April 18 (UPI) -- A three-run double by Nick Johnson in the seventh inning Friday allowed the Washington Nationals to rally past Florida 6-4.

Mets trade for Brewers catcher Estrada

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- The New York Mets got catcher Johnny Estrada from the Milwaukee Brewers Tuesday in exchange for pitcher Guillermo Mota.

MLB: Milwaukee 4, Atlanta 1

ATLANTA, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Joe Dillon drove in the winning run Friday night with a bases-loaded walk in the eighth inning, as the Milwaukee Brewers beat Atlanta, 4-1.

MLB: Milwaukee 6, Houston 0

HOUSTON, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Yovani Gallardo and Chris Spurling combined on a seven-hit shutout Monday as the Milwaukee Brewers posted a 6-0 win over the Houston Astros.

MLB: Milwaukee 10, Cincinnati 5

CINCINNATI, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Rickie Weeks, J.J. Hardy, and Ryan Braun hit back-to-back-to-back home runs Sunday to begin Milwaukee’s 10-5 rout of the Reds at Cincinnati.

MLB: Milwaukee 14, Houston 2

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Prince Fielder, Ryan Braun and Corey Hart all hit three-run homers Wednesday as Milwaukee clobbered the Houston Astros 14-2.

MLB: Milwaukee 12, Pittsburgh 3

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Kevin Mench had three hits and three RBI Saturday night as the Milwaukee Brewers routed the Pittsburgh Pirates, 12-3.

MLB: San Francisco 6, Milwaukee 2

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Barry Bonds was one of four players with an RBI in the first inning Saturday night as the San Francisco Giants beat Milwaukee, 6-2.

MLB: Milwaukee 2, Philadelphia 1

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Yovani Gallardo combined with three relievers to throw a four-hitter Friday night as Milwaukee came up with a much-needed win, 2-1 over Philadelphia.

MLB: NY Mets 12, Milwaukee 4

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Damion Easley had three hits Thursday, including a two-run, inside-the-park homer, as the New York Mets rolled over Milwaukee, 12-4.

MLB: St. Louis 9, Milwaukee 5

ST. LOUIS, July 29 (UPI) -- Albert Pujols drove in three runs Sunday and the St. Louis Cardinals scored five times in the eighth to beat the Milwaukee Brewers, 9-5.

MLB: Milwaukee 3, Arizona 2

MILWAUKEE, July 17 (UPI) -- Tony Graffanino had a double and a home run Tuesday, powering the Milwaukee Brewers to a 3-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

MLB: Washington 5, Milwaukee 4

WASHINGTON, July 7 (UPI) -- Austin Kearns had a two-run double in a four-run fifth inning Saturday as the Washington Nationals nipped the Milwaukee Brewers, 5-4.
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Johnny Pulado Estrada III (born June 27, 1976 in Hayward, California) is a Major League Baseball catcher who is currently a free agent.

Estrada was selected in the 17th round of the 1997 Major League Baseball Draft by the Philadelphia Phillies. His major league career started in 2001 with the Phillies after an injury to the regular starting catcher, Mike Lieberthal. In 2002, he became a part time player. Estrada was acquired by the Atlanta Braves from the Phillies on December 20, 2002, for Kevin Millwood in a move that was said to be financially motivated, since the Braves couldn't pay Millwood's salary. During the 2003 season, Estrada spent most of the year on Atlanta's Triple-A team, the Richmond Braves. After Javy López left due to free agency, Estrada became Atlanta's starting catcher in 2004. He hit .314 with 9 home runs and 76 RBI. Estrada also made the All-Star team and helped Atlanta win their 13th division title in a row. After a slightly disappointing 2005 season, Estrada was traded by the Braves to the Arizona Diamondbacks for pitchers Lance Cormier and Óscar Villarreal on December 7, 2005.

The 2006 season saw Estrada return to his All-Star form. He hit .302 with 11 home runs and 71 RBI in 115 games. After the 2006 season, Estrada was traded to the Milwaukee Brewers along with pitchers Claudio Vargas and Greg Aquino for pitchers Doug Davis (pitcher) and Dana Eveland and outfielder Dave Krynzel.

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