MLB: Cincinnati 4, Pittsburgh 0

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Rookie left-hander Travis Wood allowed only two hits in seven innings Monday and the Cincinnati Reds blanked Pittsburgh 4-0.

MLB: Baltimore 4, Tampa Bay 2

BALTIMORE, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Matt Wieters hit a two-run homer with no one out in the ninth inning Wednesday to give Baltimore a rainy 4-2 victory over Tampa Bay.

MLB: Detroit 5, Tampa Bay 3

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Brandon Inge's ninth-inning grand slam gave the Detroit Tigers their sixth straight win Sunday, a 5-3 comeback victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.

MLB: Oakland 4, Texas 2

ARLINGTON, Texas, April 30 (UPI) -- Five scoreless innings Thursday from Dallas Braden helped lead the Oakland Athletics to a 4-2 victory against the Texas Rangers.

A's sign Garciaparra, Cabrera

OAKLAND, Calif., March 6 (UPI) -- The Oakland Athletics signed free agent infielders Orlando Cabrera and Nomar Garciaparra to one-year contracts on Friday.

MLB: Houston 3, St. Louis 2

HOUSTON, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Lance Berkman's one-out homer in the ninth inning Friday completed a late Houston rally and gave the Astros a 3-2 victory over St. Louis.

MLB: St. Louis 3, Florida 0

MIAMI, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Todd Wellemeyer, with help from three relievers, notched his 10th win of the season for the St. Louis Cardinals Thursday, a 3-0 shutout of the Florida Marlins.

MLB: St. Louis 11, Pittsburgh 6

PITTSBURGH, July 13 (UPI) -- Aaron Miles homered and drove in five runs for St. Louis Sunday in an 11-6 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

MLB: Philadelphia 20, St. Louis 2

ST. LOUIS, June 14 (UPI) -- Ryan Howard hit two of Philadelphia's four homers Friday and the Phillies enjoyed a nine-run inning in crushing St. Louis 20-2.

MLB: St. Louis 8, San Diego 2

SAN DIEGO, May 20 (UPI) -- Albert Pujols smacked two solo homers and Ryan Ludwick had three hits, three RBI and two runs scored Monday to lead the St. Louis Cardinals past San Diego 8-2.

MLB: St. Louis 5, Milwaukee 3

MILWAUKEE, May 10 (UPI) -- Ryan Ludwick's two-run single in the top of the ninth inning Saturday delivered St. Louis a 5-3 win at Milwaukee.

MLB: St. Louis 6, Pittsburgh 1

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Jim Edmonds knocked in three runs Friday night, as the St. Louis Cardinals beat Pittsburgh, 6-1.

MLB: St. Louis 7, Houston 0

HOUSTON, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Braden Looper scattered four hits over seven innings and Chris Duncan belted a three-run homer Tuesday as the St. Louis Cardinals bounced Houston 7-0.

MLB: St. Louis 5, Atlanta 4

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- A sacrifice fly by So Taguchi capped a five-run sixth inning Saturday night, as the St. Louis Cardinals edged the Atlanta Braves, 5-4.

MLB: St. Louis 6, Florida 4

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Jim Edmonds hit a tie-breaking two-run homer in the bottom of the seventh inning Wednesday as St. Louis beat the Florida Marlins 6-4.
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Russ Springer
SLP2003070202- ST. LOUIS, July 2 (UPI) -- St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Russ Springer throws from the mound before a game with the San Francisco Giants at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on July 2, 2003. Springer threw 20 pitches in a simulated game. He has be unable to pitch due to tendon problems in his elbow. rlw/bg/Bill Greenblatt UPI

Russell Paul Springer (born November 7, 1968, in Alexandria, Louisiana) is a Major League Baseball relief pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds. Springer has been a much traded pitcher, primarily out of the bullpen, since his major league debut on April 17, 1992, with the New York Yankees. Springer has also pitched for the California Angels, Philadelphia Phillies, Arizona Diamondbacks, Atlanta Braves, Houston Astros, St. Louis Cardinals, and Oakland Athletics.

Springer attended Louisiana State University.

Springer was drafted by the New York Yankees in the 7th round of the 1989 Major League Baseball Draft and signed with the Yankees immediately after the draft in June 1989. On December 6, 1992, Springer was traded by the Yankees with J. T. Snow and Jerry Nielsen to the California Angels for Jim Abbott. On August 15, 1995 he was traded by the Angels with Kevin Flora to the Phillies for Dave Gallagher. In the 1996-97 offseason, he signed with the Houston Astros.

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