Mike Schmidt, former Phillies slugger, says he battled Stage 3 melanoma

Mike Schmidt, former Phillies slugger, says he battled Stage 3 melanoma

March 16 (UPI) -- MLB Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt said skin cancer was caught during visit to dermatologist.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Sept. 27, 2013.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011.
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Howard, Gonzalez co-NL Players of the Week

NEW YORK, June 1 (UPI) -- First basemen Ryan Howard of Philadelphia and Adrian Gonzalez of San Diego were named Monday co-National League Players of the Week.

MLB: Philadelphia 6, St. Louis 1

ST. LOUIS, May 4 (UPI) -- Ryan Howard hit a grand slam homer Monday to tie Mike Schmidt for the Phillies' franchise record and lead Philadelphia to a 6-1 win over St. Louis.

MLB: N.Y. Yankees 7, Tampa Bay 2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Alex Rodriguez and Xavier Nady both homered Tuesday, fueling the New York Yankees' 7-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.

MLB: Philadelphia 10, Toronto 3

PHILADELPHIA, May 16 (UPI) -- Jayson Werth hit three homers Friday, one of them a grand slam, and equaled a franchise record with eight RBI in carrying Philadelphia past Toronto 10-3.

MLB: Philadelphia 10, Washington 6

WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Ryan Howard equaled Philadelphia's single-season record Tuesday with his 48th homer as Philadelphia posted a 10-6 victory over Washington.

MLB: N.Y. Mets 8, Philadelphia 3

NEW YORK, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Carlos Delgado drove in two runs and John Maine continued his mastery of Philadelphia Monday as the New York Mets beat the Phillies, 8-3.

MLB: Cincinnati 4, Cleveland 2

CLEVELAND, June 25 (UPI) -- Ken Griffey Jr. hit his 549th career home run Sunday -- a two-run blast in the fourth inning -- helping Cincinnati beat the Cleveland Indians, 4-2.

MLB: Cincinnati 4, New York Mets 2

NEW YORK, June 19 (UPI) -- Bronson Arroyo pitched a complete-game seven-hitter Monday to lead the Cincinnati Reds to a 4-2 victory over the New York Mets.

MLB: Cincinnati 8, St. Louis 7

ST. LOUIS, June 5 (UPI) -- Ken Griffey Jr. belted a pair of homers, boosting the Cincinnati Reds to an 8-7 victory Monday over the Cardinals at Busch Stadium.

MLB: Cincinnati 7, Philadelphia 5

PHILADELPHIA, May 12 (UPI) -- Adam Dunn had two home runs and five RBI Thursday night as Philadelphia fought off Cincinnati, 7-5.

MLB: Baltimore 9, Toronto 5

TORONTO, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Melvin Mora had two hits and three RBI Thursday night to help carry Baltimore to a 9-5 win over Baltimore.

Sammy Sosa goes on disabled list

CHICAGO, May 19 (UPI) -- The Chicago Cubs announced Wednesday that Sammy Sosa had been placed on the 15-day disabled list due to a strained ligament in his lower back.

MLB: Chicago 7, San Diego 5

SAN DIEGO, May 16 (UPI) -- Sammy Sosa belted his 549th career homer and Moises Alou went 4-for-5 with a homer as the Cubs posted a 7-5 Saturday victory over San Diego.

MLB: Chicago Cubs 6, San Diego 1

SAN DIEGO, May 14 (UPI) -- Sammy Sosa belted his 548th career homer Friday night as the Chicago Cubs defeated San Diego, 6-1.

MLB: Cincinnati 4, Philadelphia 1

PHILADELPHIA, April 12 (UPI) -- Cincinnati beat Philadelphia 4-1 Monday in the first game at the Phillies new ballpark.

Schmidt to be a manager

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt has been named manager of the Clearwater Phillies, Philadelphia's Single-A minor league affiliate in the Florida State League.

Baseball denies plan to reinstate Rose

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Major League Baseball released a statement Tuesday denying that Pete Rose would be reinstated in 2004.

Hispanidad: So-so Sosa becomes superstar

To his detractors, he is Sammy So-So. Sammy Sosa is the Chicago Cubs outfielder whose show-off style of play irritates the purists among baseball fans, who are quick to note the historically dismal Cubs have had some of their most inept teams with "No. 2
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Phils sign Burrell to six-year deal

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- The Philadelphia Phillies continued a busy offseason Monday by signing left fielder Pat Burrell, who hit 37 homers and drove in 116 runs last season, to a six-y

In Sports from United Press International

A roundup of top sports stories

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A roundup of top sports stories.
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