MLB: Milwaukee 6, Pittsburgh 5

MILWAUKEE, April 29 (UPI) -- Rickie Weeks and Bill Hall both lofted balls into the stands in the sixth inning Tuesday, helping Milwaukee forge a 6-5 victory over Pittsburgh.

MLB: Atlanta 7, N.Y. Mets 4

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Greg Norton's pinch-hit three-run homer in the ninth inning Sunday lifted Atlanta to a 7-4 victory over the New York Mets.

MLB: Atlanta 16, Florida 14

MIAMI, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Ruben Gotay doubled home the winning run in the ninth inning Tuesday to give the Atlanta Braves a 16-14 victory over the Florida Marlins.

MLB: Texas 13, Cleveland 9

CLEVELAND, May 23 (UPI) -- Jarrod Saltalamacchia delivered a grand slam homer during a seven-run third inning Friday and the Texas Rangers went on to out-slug Cleveland 13-9.

MLB: Cleveland 15, Kansas City 1

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 23 (UPI) -- Casey Blake went 4-for-4 with a grand slam, two doubles and six RBI Tuesday to power the Cleveland Indians' 15-1 rout of the Kansas City Royals.

MLB: Colorado 9, San Diego 8 (13 inn.)

DENVER, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Matt Holliday scored on a close play at home in the 13th inning Monday, rallying Colorado to a 9-8 tiebreaker win over San Diego for the NL wild card spot.

MLB: Colorado 13, Florida 0

DENVER, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Franklin Morales and three relievers delivered a five-hit shutout Sunday, as the Colorado Rockies routed Florida, 13-0.

MLB: San Francisco 4, Colorado 1

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Barry Zito limited Colorado to one run and Rich Aurilia's RBI single triggered a three-run eighth as the San Francisco Giants downed the Rockies 4-1 Monday.

MLB: LA Dodgers 4, Colorado 3

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Ramon Martinez’s eighth-inning two-run single Sunday afternoon led the Los Angeles Dodgers to a come-from-behind, 4-3, victory over Colorado.

MLB: Colorado 3, San Diego 0

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Ubaldo Jimenez teamed with three relievers to throw a three-hitter Wednesday, giving Colorado a 3-0 win over San Diego.

MLB: Washington 3, Colorado 0

WASHINGTON, July 22 (UPI) -- Austin Kearns' eighth-inning three-run homer Sunday afternoon led the Washington Nationals to a 3-0 victory over Colorado.

MLB: Colorado 3, Washington 1

WASHINGTON, July 20 (UPI) -- Aaron Cook threw seven shutout innings Friday night in carrying the Colorado Rockies to a 3-1 victory over Washington.

MLB: Florida 8, Tampa Bay 4

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 18 (UPI) -- Aaron Boone hit a grand slam homer in the second inning Friday, boosting Florida to an 8-4 inter-league victory over Tampa Bay.

MLB: Washington 7, Florida 3

WASHINGTON, May 13 (UPI) -- Ryan Zimmerman smashed a grand slam homerun with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning Saturday, rallying Washington to a 7-3 win over Florida.

MLB: Florida 6, Philadelphia 4

MIAMI, April 8 (UPI) -- Mike Jacobs hit a solo home run in the top of the second inning Sunday afternoon to help the Florida Marlins beat Philadelphia, 6-4.
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Jorge Julio
The Baltimore Orioles Jorge Julio pitches in the twelfth inning against the Oakland Athletics on August 29, 2005 at Orioles Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, MD. Julio was the losing pitcher after giving up two home runs in the twelfth inning. The A's defeated the Baltimore Orioles 10-5 in twelve. (UPI Photo/Mark Goldman)

Jorge Dandys Julio Tapia (born March 3, 1979, in Caracas, Venezuela) is a Major League Baseball relief pitcher who is currently a free agent. He previously played for the Baltimore Orioles from 2001–2005, New York Mets and Arizona Diamondbacks in 2006, and the Florida Marlins in 2007 before being traded to the Rockies for Byung-Hyun Kim. He had brief stints with the Cleveland Indians and Atlanta Braves in 2008. He bats and throws right-handed.

Julio, who throws extremely hard, features both a four-seam and a two-seam fastball in the 95–100 MPH range and has thrown even harder on occasion. He also has a downward-breaking slider, which comes in at between 86-90 MPH, and occasionally throws a changeup as well.

Julio's first season in the majors was 2001 with the Orioles, in which he compiled a record of 1 win and 1 loss with a 3.80 ERA in 21.1 innings pitched; however, Julio's first full season in the majors was 2002, in which he went 5–6, posting a 1.99 ERA with 25 saves and 55 strikeouts in 68 innings. He finished third in the American League Rookie of the Year voting with 1 second-place vote and 11 third-place votes. However, he was unable to duplicate his rookie season success in the seasons that followed and eventually lost his job as the Orioles closer to B. J. Ryan at the end of 2004. Julio began 2005 as the set-up man for Ryan. During April of that season, he allowed just one earned run in 12 ⅔ innings pitched; despite that, his performance declined and he finished the season 3–5 with a 5.90 ERA in 67 appearances.

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