MLB: Cincinnati 5, Miami 3 (10 inn.)

MIAMI, May 16 (UPI) -- Jay Bruce highlighted a three-run 10th inning with a two-run double Thursday, lifting Cincinnati to a 5-3 victory over Miami.

MLB: Atlanta 4, Baltimore 2

ATLANTA, June 15 (UPI) -- Andrelton Simmons put Atlanta in front with a two-run homer in the sixth Friday, rallying the Braves to a 4-2 decision over Baltimore.

MLB: Washington 7, Atlanta 4

ATLANTA, May 25 (UPI) -- Ryan Zimmerman's three-run double in the seventh broke open a close game Friday and sent the Washington Nationals to a 7-4 triumph over Atlanta.

MLB: Atlanta 13, Colorado 9

DENVER, May 6 (UPI) -- Chipper Jones went 3-for-6 with five RBI Saturday and the Atlanta Braves rallied from an 8-3 deficit to stun Colorado 13-9.

MLB: Atlanta 9, New York Mets 3

ATLANTA, April 17 (UPI) -- Tyler Pastornicky's two-run double keyed a big second inning Tuesday that carried the Atlanta Braves to a 9-3 win over the New York Mets.

MLB: Atlanta 10, Milwaukee 8

ATLANTA, April 14 (UPI) -- Dan Uggla put Atlanta in front for good with a two-run single in the eighth Friday, lifting the Braves to an explosive 10-8 win over Milwaukee.

MLB: Pittsburgh 9, San Francisco 2

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Andrew McCutchen slugged a two-run homer, walked three times and scored four runs Wednesday in the Pittsburgh Pirates' 9-2 rout of San Francisco.

MLB: Pittsburgh 9, Cincinnati 3

CINCINNATI, April 18 (UPI) -- Kevin Correia logged a complete-game four-hitter Monday and the Pittsburgh Pirates pounded out 15 hits in a 9-3 rout of Cincinnati.

MLB: Atlanta 7, Florida 6

ATLANTA, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Brian McCann's game-ending, ninth-inning homer capped a furious Atlanta comeback that handed the Braves a 7-6 win over Florida.

MLB: Atlanta 4, San Diego 1

ATLANTA, July 20 (UPI) -- Jair Jurrjens held San Diego to one run over seven innings and Matt Diaz drove in three runs Tuesday to carry the Atlanta Braves to a 4-1 victory.

MLB: Atlanta 8, Milwaukee 2

MILWAUKEE, May 11 (UPI) -- Martin Prado connected for a grand slam Monday, keying a six-run Atlanta sixth and boosting the Braves to an 8-2 rout of Milwaukee.

MLB: Atlanta 11, New York Mets 3

NEW YORK, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Chipper Jones drove in three runs with one of three Atlanta home runs Monday to power the Braves to an 11-3 win over the New York Mets.

MLB: Atlanta 6, Philadelphia 4

ATLANTA, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Javier Vazquez threw seven shutout innings and Matt Diaz hit a two-run homer to lead the Atlanta Braves to a 6-4 win over Philadelphia.

MLB: Atlanta 9, St. Louis 2

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Adam LaRoche's two hits and three RBI Sunday led Atlanta's 9-2 rout of St. Louis, capping a three-game sweep.

MLB: Atlanta 7, Florida 5

ATLANTA, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Brian McCan hit a three-run homer and knocked in five Sunday, leading Atlanta to a 7-5 victory against Florida.
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Matt Diaz
New York Mets Alex Cora leaps over Atlanta Braves Matt Diaz trying to complete a double play in the eighth inning at Citi Field in New York City on April 24, 2010. The Mets defeated the Braves 3-1. UPI/John Angelillo

Matthew Edward Diaz (pronounced /ˈdaɪ.əz/ dy-əz; born March 3, 1978 in Portland, Oregon) is a Major League Baseball outfielder who plays for the Pittsburgh Pirates. He grew up in Lakeland, Florida.

As a two-year starter at Florida State University, Diaz helped lead the Seminoles to two College World Series appearances, including the 1999 title game vs. the University of Miami. He was named the Sporting News man of the Year in 1998, and a First Team All-American (American Baseball Coaches Association, National Baseball College Writers' Association) in 1999.

He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the 1999 Major League Baseball Draft in the 17th round.

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