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MLB: N.Y. Mets 7, St. Louis 4

ST. LOUIS, July 1 (UPI) -- Tony Armas won in his first start of the season and Ramon Castro had three RBI Tuesday in the New York Mets' 7-4 decision over the St. Louis Cardinals.

MLB: Pittsburgh 9, Milwaukee 0

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Tony Armas and a pair of relievers combined for a three-hit shutout Monday as the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 9-0.

MLB: Pittsburgh 8, St. Louis 2

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Three RBI each from Ronny Paulino and Jack Wilson Wednesday carried Pittsburgh to an 8-2 victory over St. Louis.

MLB: Milwaukee 3, Pittsburgh 2

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Winning pitcher Yovani Gallardo hit a solo home run Friday night to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat Pittsburgh, 3-2.

MLB: Colorado 9, Pittsburgh 2

Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Ian Stewart's grand slam homer -- his first homer in the big leagues -- and solo shots by three teammates Tuesday allowed Colorado to pound Pittsburgh 9-2.

MLB: Pittsburgh 13, San Francisco 3

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Freddy Sanchez had four hits and five RBI Saturday afternoon to help the Pittsburgh Pirates trounce San Francisco, 13-3.

MLB: Pittsburgh 15, St. Louis 1

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Ronny Paulino's grand slam homer was one of Pittsburgh's 20 hits Wednesday as the Pirates overwhelmed St. Louis 15-1.

MLB: Atlanta 9, Pittsburgh 2

PITTSBURGH, May 12 (UPI) -- Chuck James gave up one hit in seven scoreless innings Saturday as Atlanta routed Pittsburgh 9-2 for its fifth straight win.

MLB: L.A. Dodgers 10, Pittsburgh 2

LOS ANGELES, April 21 (UPI) -- Randy Wolf scattered an earned run and six hits over six innings Friday night as the Los Angeles Dodgers trounced Pittsburgh, 10-2

MLB: Cincinnati 7, Pittsburgh 5

CINCINNATI, April 7 (UPI) -- Adam Dunn hit a key two-run homer Saturday afternoon as the Cincinnati Reds beat the Pittsburgh Pirates, 7-5.

MLB: Washington 5, N.Y. Mets 1

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Tony Armas Jr. gave up one run and five hits over six innings Sunday afternoon as Washington beat the New York Mets, 5-1.

MLB: Atlanta 6, Washington 1

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Andruw Jones and Daryle Ward both homered Monday to pace the Atlanta Braves to a 6-1 victory over the Washington Nationals.

MLB: Arizona 4, Washington 2

PHOENIX, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Arizona used four solo home runs Wednesday afternoon to beat Washington, 4-2, and avert a three-game sweep.

MLB: Colorado 11, Washington 8

DENVER, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Chris Iannetta singled home the go-ahead run during a four-run eighth inning as the Colorado Rockies beat the Washington Nationals, 11-8, Friday night.

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.
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The Washington Nationals Tony Armas Jr. (36)pitches in the first inning against the Houston Astros on May 25, 2006 at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C. The Nationals defeated the Astros 8-5 as Armas won his fifth game of the year. (UPI Photo/Mark Goldman)
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Antonio Rafael Armas Machado (born July 2, 1953 in Puerto Píritu, Anzoátegui State, Venezuela), was a popular hitter and one of Major League Baseball's top sluggers of the 1980s. Twice an All-Star, Armas played 14 seasons with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Oakland Athletics, Boston Red Sox, and California Angels, compiling a .252 batting average with 251 home runs and 815 runs batted in. Armas was prone to injuries that affected his career. In his major league career, Armas went to the disabled list 12 times, missing 302 games.

Armas started as an outfielder with Pittsburgh in 1976. The following year he was traded to Oakland. In his first three seasons with the Athletics, Armas was on the disabled list many times, and only managed to play 289 games. Armas finally played a full season in 1980, and hit .279 with 35 home runs and 109 RBI in 158 games.

Armas was named the American League Player of the Year by The Sporting News in 1981, a season in which he led the American League in home runs and games. In 1982, Armas set a pair of ML records for a right fielder with 11 putouts and 12 total chances against the Toronto Blue Jays. Later that year, he was traded to the Red Sox for Carney Lansford.

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