MLB: Florida 10, Cincinnati 2

MIAMI, April 15 (UPI) -- Cody Ross drove in three runs Thursday and keyed a four-run fifth inning that sent Florida sailing past Cincinnati 10-2.

MLB: Florida 5, Cincinnati 3

MIAMI, April 14 (UPI) -- Jorge Cantu socked a homer and Brett Carroll added three hits Wednesday as the Florida Marlins bested Cincinnati 5-3.

MLB: Cincinnati 6, Florida 5 (10 innings)

MIAMI, April 13 (UPI) -- Scott Rolen's two homers and 10th-inning RBI single Monday keyed the Cincinnati Reds' 6-5 victory over Florida.

MLB: Florida 6, Los Angeles 5

MIAMI, April 11 (UPI) -- Jorge Cantu's two-run double in the bottom of the seventh inning Sunday helped the Florida Marlins to post a 6-5 comeback win over Los Angeles.

MLB: Florida 7, Los Angeles 6

MIAMI, April 11 (UPI) -- Ronny Paulino tied the game with a two-run double in the ninth and Jorge Cantu's sacrifice fly gained the Florida Marlins a 7-6 win over Los Angeles Saturday.

MLB: Florida 3, New York Mets 1

NEW YORK, April 8 (UPI) -- Nate Robertson allowed a run on six hits over five innings Thursday and the Florida Marlins held on to down the New York Mets 3-1.

MLB: Florida 4, Philadelphia 3

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Dan Uggla's only hit Saturday, an RBI double, lifted Florida to a 4-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies, their fourth straight.

MLB: Florida 7, Philadelphia 2

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Jorge Cantu drove in three runs Friday and Miami pounded out 14 hits in running over Philadelphia 7-2.

MLB: Florida 5, Atlanta 4

ATLANTA, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Jorge Cantu singled home the winning run Tuesday when the Florida Marlins posted a 5-4 victory over the Atlanta Braves.

MLB: Florida 9, N.Y. Mets 6

MIAMI, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Cameron Maybin's three-run homer keyed a seven-run fifth Saturday and led Florida to a 9-6 win over the New York Mets.
Phillies closer Lidge to keep his job

Phillies closer Lidge to keep his job

MIAMI, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Philadelphia closer Brad Lidge will retain his job despite his 11th blown save, Phillies manager Charlie Manuel said on the team's Web site.

MLB: Florida 7, Philadelphia 6

MIAMI, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Jorge Cantu and Brett Carroll delivered two-out, RBI singles in the ninth Wednesday, bringing the Florida Marlins from behind for a 7-6 win over Philadelphia.

MLB: Florida 3, Cincinnati 2

CINCINNATI, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Ross Gload's two-run pinch-hit homer Saturday boosted the Florida Marlins to a 3-2 win over Cincinnati.

MLB: Florida 4, Cincinnati 3

CINCINNATI, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Brett Carroll's pinch-hit RBI double capped a four-run ninth Friday, boosting the Florida Marlins to a 4-3 win over the Cincinnati Reds.

MLB: Florida 5, St. Louis 2

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Cody Ross had three hits and two RBI Wednesday, sparking Florida's 5-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals.
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Jorge Cantu
Team Mexico's second baseman Jorge Cantu makes an off balance play against Team Canada in the World Baseball Classic game in Phoenix, AZ on March 9, 2006. (UPI Photo/Will Powers)

Jorge Luís Cantú Guzmán (born January 30, 1982, in McAllen, Texas) is a Major League Baseball first baseman/third baseman with the San Diego Padres.

Cantú bats and throws right-handed. He was born in McAllen, Texas, and makes his home in nearby Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico.

Cantú was spotted by a scout while playing in a Junior Olympic tournament in Mexico City while in high school, and offered a contract with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays at age 16. In 2003, Cantú played for the Mexican national team in the regional Olympic qualifying tournament. His team defeated the U.S. team, eliminating them from the 2004 summer games in Athens.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Jorge Cantu."
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