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Bonds, Clemens top Hall of Fame ballot

Bonds, Clemens top Hall of Fame ballot

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y., Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Outfielder Barry Bonds and pitcher Roger Clemens are among 24 first-time names on the 2013 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot, which was released Wednesday.

Video gamers sharpen speed

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Avid video game players get faster not only on their game of choice, but on a variety of unrelated laboratory tests of reaction time, U.S. researchers say.

Mets OF Shawn Green retires

NEW YORK, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- New York Mets outfielder Shawn Green retired Thursday after 15 major league seasons.

MLB: Washington 9, N.Y. Mets 8

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Ronnie Belliard's three-run homer highlighted a five-run fifth inning Tuesday as Washington edged the New York Mets 9-8.

MLB: Washington 12, N.Y. Mets 4

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Brian Schneider's two-run double highlighted a four-run fourth inning Monday as the Washington Nationals ripped the New York Mets 12-4.

MLB: N.Y. Mets 4, Atlanta 3

NEW YORK, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Shawn Green hit a game-winning RBI single in the bottom of the eighth Wednesday as the New York Mets edged Atlanta 4-3.

MLB: N.Y. Mets 4, Houston 1

NEW YORK, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Moises Alou hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the fifth Sunday, helping the New York Mets beat Houston 4-1 for a three-game sweep.

MLB: N.Y. Mets 11, Cincinnati 7

CINCINNATI, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Paul Lo Duca had two home runs and seven RBI Tuesday, powering the New York Mets to an 11-7 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.

MLB: Philadelphia 11, N.Y. Mets 10

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Chase Utley hit an RBI single in the bottom of the ninth Thursday afternoon as Philadelphia edged the New York Mets, 11-10.

MLB: San Diego 9, N.Y. Mets 8 (10 inn.)

NEW YORK, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Adrian Gonzalez hit a solo home run in the top of the 10th inning Thursday night, as the San Diego Padres edged the New York Mets, 9-8.

MLB: N.Y. Mets 8, Washington 2

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Carlos Beltran homered twice and knocked in four runs Sunday afternoon as the New York Mets beat Washington, 8-2, for a three-game sweep.

MLB: N.Y. Mets 4, Atlanta 3

NEW YORK, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Moises Alou hit a tiebreaking solo homer in the bottom of the eighth inning Wednesday as the New York Mets edged the Atlanta Braves 4-3.

MLB: NY Mets 6, Chi. Cubs 2

CHICAGO, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Carlos Delgado drove in the first of four runs in the ninth inning Friday as the New York Mets broke open a tie game and downed the Chicago Cubs, 6-2.

MLB: N.Y. Mets 6, Pittsburgh 3

NEW YORK, July 25 (UPI) -- Paul LoDuca drove in four runs Wednesday, leading the New York Mets past the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-3.

MLB: N.Y. Mets 13, LA Dodgers 9

LOS ANGELES, July 20 (UPI) -- David Wright kicked off a six-run first with a two-run double Thursday night as the New York Mets out-slugged the Los Angeles Dodgers, 13-9.
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Shawn Green
Arizona Daimondbacks Shawn Green misses a pitch by St. Louis Cardinals Jason Marquis July 7, 2005 in Phoenix, AZ. (UPI Photo/Will Powers)
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Shawn David Green (born November 10, 1972 in Des Plaines, Illinois) is a former Major League Baseball player.

Green was a 1st round draft pick and a two-time major league All-Star. He drove in 100 runs four times and scored 100 runs four times, hit 40 or more home runs three times, led the league in doubles, extra base hits, and total bases, won both a Gold Glove Award and a Silver Slugger Award, and set the Dodgers single-season record in home runs. Green was also in the top five in the league in home runs, RBIs, intentional walks, and MVP voting.

Green holds or is tied for the following major league records: most home runs in a game (4), most extra base hits in a game (5), most total bases in a game (19), most runs scored in a game (6), most home runs in two consecutive games (5), most home runs in three consecutive games (7), and most consecutive home runs (4). He hit his 4 home runs, 5 extra base hits, and 19 total bases against the Milwaukee Brewers in 2002. Green broke the record of 18 total bases (4 home runs and double) set by Joe Adcock of the Milwaukee Braves (vs. Brooklyn Dodgers) in 1954.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Shawn Green."
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