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MLB: Philadelphia 7, Washington 1

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- John Mayberry hit a three-run blast and Philadelphia scored all its runs on homers Wednesday in downing Washington 7-1.

MLB: Philadelphia 5, San Diego 0

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Cole Hamels held San Diego scoreless for eight innings and Mike Sweeney homered Sunday in Philadelphia's 5-0 sweep of the Padres.

MLB: Philadelphia 7, New York Mets 5

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Mike Sweeney started a six-run eighth inning with the first of five straight Philadelphia hits Friday and the Phillies rallied past the New York Mets 7-5.

MLB: Seattle 5, Detroit 4

SEATTLE, May 26 (UPI) -- Josh Wilson's two-run single in the eighth capped a shocking late comeback Wednesday and handed the Seattle Mariners a 5-4 win over Detroit.

MLB: San Diego 2, Seattle 1

SEATTLE, May 23 (UPI) -- Clayton Richard baffled Seattle on one run over seven innings and Matt Stairs homered Saturday in the San Diego Padres' 2-1 victory.

MLB: Seattle 15, San Diego 8

SEATTLE, May 22 (UPI) -- Mike Sweeney hit two homers Friday, drove in six runs and led an assault that brought Seattle a 15-8 win over San Diego.

MLB: Seattle 4, Tampa Bay 3

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 14 (UPI) -- Mike Sweeney's homer in the eighth gave Seattle a three-run lead Friday and the Mariners held on to edge Tampa Bay 4-3.

MLB: Seattle 3, NY Yankees 2

SEATTLE, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Ichiro Suzuki hit a two-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning Friday, giving Seattle a 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees.

MLB: Seattle 2, Los Angeles Angels 1

SEATTLE, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Doug Fister went a strong 7 1/3 innings Tuesday and the Seattle Mariners beat the Los Angeles Angels 2-1 after being shut out in their previous two games.

MLB: Seattle 8, Kansas City 4

SEATTLE, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Three Seattle batters combined for six RBI Saturday in the Mariners' 8-4 win over Kansas City.

MLB: Seattle 6, Kansas City 3

SEATTLE, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Josh Wilson drove in three runs Friday, and Felix Hernandez bounced back from a poor start to help lift Seattle to a 6-3 decision over Kansas City.

MLB: Seattle 11, Tampa Bay 2

SEATTLE, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Russell Branyan hit a grand slam Sunday, capping the Seattle Mariners' 11-2 rout of Tampa Bay.

MLB: Seattle 2, Detroit 1

DETROIT, July 23 (UPI) -- Jarrod Washburn gave up two hits in seven scoreless innings Thursday, leading the Seattle Mariners to a 2-1 win over the Detroit Tigers.

MLB: Seattle 9, San Diego 3

SEATTLE, June 25 (UPI) -- Ichiro Suzuki hit a leadoff homer in the first inning Thursday and the Seattle Mariners produced a 15-hit outburst in whipping San Diego 9-3.

MLB: Seattle 7, Arizona 3

SEATTLE, June 21 (UPI) -- Yuniesky Betancourt drove in two runs and scored two Saturday in the Seattle Mariners' 7-3 inter-league win over Arizona.
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KCP2003082704 - KANSAS CITY, MO, August 27 (UPI) -- Kansas City Royals slugger, Mike Sweeney hustles around second base on his way home Wednesday night August 27, 2003 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, MO. dg/tu/Tim Umphrey UPI
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Michael John "Mike" Sweeney (born July 22, 1973 in Orange, California) is a Major League Baseball first baseman who is currently a free agent. Sweeney played his first 13 seasons in the majors with the Kansas City Royals, originally as a catcher and then moving to first base. Sweeney has also played for the Oakland Athletics, Seattle Mariners, and Philadelphia Phillies

Sweeney made his major league debut on September 14, 1995 as a catcher. He got his first major league base hit against Cleveland Indians' pitcher Paul Assenmacher at Jacobs Field in the final game of the season. While his ability with the bat impressed the Royals, they were less than enamored with his skills behind the plate.

He hit his first home run off Seattle Mariners' pitcher Jamie Moyer on August 12, 1996. It was a three-run shot.

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