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LA Angels defeat Chicago Cubs in Game Two

LA Angels defeat Chicago Cubs in Game Two

Edwin Jackson pitched four scoreless innings and struck out six as the Chicago Cubs took a 4-2 win over the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on Monday.

Police sergeant slain at accident scene in Draper, Utah

DRAPER, Utah, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Police said the suspect who shot a officer to death in Utah Sunday also wounding a female companion before shooting himself.

MLB: Tampa Bay 8, Toronto 5

TORONTO, July 19 (UPI) -- A single by Ryan Roberts put Tampa Bay in front during a two-run eighth inning Friday, sending the Rays to an 8-5 victory over Toronto.

MLB: Tampa Bay 12, Houston 0

HOUSTON, July 2 (UPI) -- Matt Moore fired seven shutout innings and Ryan Roberts smashed a pair of homers Monday in the Tampa Bay Rays' 12-0 rout of Houston.

MLB: Tampa Bay 6, San Diego 3

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 10 (UPI) -- Ryan Roberts and Ben Zobrist both drove in two runs during the seventh inning Friday, rallying Tampa Bay past San Diego 6-3.

MLB: Tampa Bay 5, Toronto 4 (10 inn.)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 9 (UPI) -- Luke Scott worked a bases-loaded walk off Brad Lincoln to force in a run in the 10th inning Thursday and lift Tampa Bay over Toronto 5-4.

MLB: Tampa Bay 8, Colorado 3

DENVER, May 5 (UPI) -- Kelly Johnson and Ryan Roberts each drove in two runs Sunday and the Tampa Bay Rays rolled to an 8-3 interleague victory over Colorado.

MLB: Tampa Bay 5, New York Yankees 1

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 22 (UPI) -- Matt Moore handcuffed the Yankees over eight innings and Ryan Roberts homered twice Monday, propelling the Tampa Bay Rays over New York 5-1.

MLB: Tampa Bay 8, Oakland 1

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 21 (UPI) -- Roberto Hernandez notched his first win since 2011 Sunday, firing six innings of one-run ball in Tampa Bay's 8-1 series-sweeping victory over Oakland.

MLB: Tampa Bay 4, Baltimore 1

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Evan Longoria hit three of Tampa Bay's four solo homers Wednesday to bring the Rays a 4-1 win over Baltimore that left the Orioles as a wild card playoff team.

MLB: Baltimore 9, Tampa Bay 2

BALTIMORE, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- J.J. Hardy bashed a pair of homers and drove in five runs Tuesday, powering the Baltimore Orioles to a 9-2 victory over Tampa Bay.

MLB: Tampa Bay 4, New York Yankees 3

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Chris Gimenez drove in Ryan Roberts with the go-ahead run in the eighth inning Monday, lifting Tampa Bay to a 4-3 win over the New York Yankees.

MLB: Tampa Bay 5, Toronto 4

TORONTO, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Matt Joyce drove in three runs and reliever Wade Davis came up big Saturday in the Tampa Bay Rays' 5-4 victory over Toronto.

MLB: Tampa Bay 5, Kansas City 3

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 22 (UPI) -- James Shields allowed five hits over 7 2/3 innings Wednesday in helping the Tampa Bay Rays to a 5-3 win over the Kansas City Royals.

MLB: Tampa Bay 8, Los Angeles Angels 3

ANAHEIM, Calif., Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Matt Joyce's two-run single highlighted a big second inning Sunday that lifted Tampa Bay to an 8-3 win and a four-game sweep of the Los Angeles Angels.
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Ryan Roberts
Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Ryan Roberts throws the ball to first base for an out against the Houston Astros in the second inning at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas on August 23, 2009. UPI/Aaron M. Sprecher
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Ryan Alan Roberts (born September 19, 1980, in Fort Worth, Texas) is a Major League Baseball infielder for the Arizona Diamondbacks. A right-handed batter, Roberts is 5' 11" tall and weighs 190 pounds. He is married to actress Kim Camille. Roberts has over 30 tattoos.

After graduating from L. D. Bell High School (Hurst, Texas), Roberts' team won an NJCAA Division III World Series his sophomore year at Eastfield Junior College in Mesquite, Texas. Roberts was an All-American with a .475 batting average, 17 home runs, and 73 RBIs, and was named a MAC All-Conference and All-American Selection at shortstop. Roberts transferred to the University of Texas at Arlington. After his senior year in 2003, he was named Southland Conference Player of the Year and Hitter of the Year. He was among the conference leaders in eight different offensive categories, was first-team all-SLC as a third baseman, and was also named to several All-America teams. In 2003, Baseball America analyst John Manuel described Roberts as the best player on UTA's squad which also included Hunter Pence now with the Philadelphia Phillies.

The Toronto Blue Jays selected Roberts with the 530th overall pick of the 2003 draft, in the 18th round. Roberts signed with the Blue Jays and made his professional debut in the New York-Penn League. In 2003, after Roberts had been drafted, Manuel described him in an online chat as an "interesting sleeper", and said that "his best tool is his bat".

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Ryan Roberts."
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