UPI Horse Racing Roundup

UPI Horse Racing Roundup

Del Mar and Saratoga hit full stride in weekend racing as several horses turn in nice comeback efforts from England to California.
Robert Kieckhefer, UPI Racing Writer
Maddux, Glavine, Thomas lead Baseball Hall of Fame ballot

Maddux, Glavine, Thomas lead Baseball Hall of Fame ballot

NEW YORK, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, with six Cy Young Awards between them, and two-time MVP Frank Thomas are new names on the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot.

Tampa Bay home run lands in 'touch-tank' of rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Tampa Bay Rays player Jose Lobaton has become the first member of the team to hit a home run into the "touch tank" of rays to the right of center field.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.

Fla. man on trial for hate crime

MIAMI, March 14 (UPI) -- A Miami man is on trial charged with hate crimes for allegedly trying to run two black men over with his truck.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.

MLB: Florida 7, Philadelphia 3

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Ricky Nolasco yielded three earned runs in 7 2/3 innings Wednesday to help the Florida Marlins to a 7-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies.

MLB: Florida 4, Atlanta 3

MIAMI, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- John Baker drove in a run with a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning Monday to give the Florida Marlins a 4-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves.

MLB: San Francisco 4, Florida 3

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Emmanuel Burriss scored the winning run Thursday on a bottom of the ninth wild pitch in San Francisco's 4-3 win over the Florida Marlins.

MLB: Florida 8, N.Y. Mets 2

NEW YORK, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Dan Uggla's two hits and three RBI Sunday led the Florida Marlins to an 8-2 victory against the New York Mets.

MLB: Florida 6, Seattle 1

SEATTLE, June 17 (UPI) -- Andrew Miller held the Seattle Mariners to one run over seven innings Monday in a 6-1 Florida Marlins victory.

MLB: Florida 8, Cincinnati 7

MIAMI, June 7 (UPI) -- Cody Ross hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth Saturday to give the Florida Marlins an 8-7 victory against Cincinnati.

MLB: Florida 7, NY Mets 3

NEW YORK, May 26 (UPI) -- Luis Gonzalez hit a three-run double and Florida relief pitchers worked four perfect innings Monday, enabling the Marlins to beat the sinking New York Mets 7-3.

MLB: Florida 3, Arizona 1

MIAMI, May 21 (UPI) -- Ricky Nolasco allowed three hits over seven innings Wednesday to carry Florida past Arizona and Brandon Webb 3-1.
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Luis Gonzalez
SEA2001070985 - 09 JULY 2001 - SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, USA: Major League All Star baseball player Luis Gonzales of the Arizona Diamondbacks takes a swing during the All Star Baseball Home Run Derby, July 9, 2001, at Safeco Field in Seattle, Washington. Luis Gonzalez won the Annual All Star Home Run Derby beating out Sammy Sosa of the Chicago Cubs. mk/rw/Laura Cavanaugh UPI

Luis Alberto González (born June 26, 1979 in Maracay, Aragua State, Venezuela) is a utility player in Major League Baseball. He played for the Colorado Rockies between 2004 and 2006 and for the Yomiuri Giants of the Japan's Central League from 2007-2008.

González made his debut in the 2004 season. On April 6, facing Randy Johnson and the Arizona Diamondbacks in the season opener for both teams, González went 2-for-5, including one home run and two RBI, and the Rockies topped Arizona, 5-2.

González became the fifth Venezuelan player to play in the JCL during the 2007 season, joining fellow countrymen Alex Cabrera, Darwin Cubillán, Geremi González and Alex Ramírez.

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