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May 1, 1990 | From Associated Press
Paul O'Neill's two-run single in the first inning helped Jose Rijo gain his first victory since June as the Cincinnati Reds defeated the Philadelphia Phillies, 6-2, Monday night at Cincinnati. Rijo (1-1) gave up four hits and struck out six in seven innings for his first victory in seven starts. Rob Dibble went 1 1/3 innings for his third save. Rijo's last victory was June 23 against the Dodgers. Lower back spasms limited him to four starts, none after he went on the disabled list July 17.
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July 10, 1988 | DICK USIAK, United Press International
A day after major league baseball's All-Stars play in Cincinnati, 48 of the best players at the highest level of the minor leagues will be on display in the first Triple-A All-Star game. The game Wednesday night will feature the top players in the American Assn., International League and Pacific Coast League paired off on National and American league teams according to their club's major league affiliation. Officials of the American Assn.
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March 28, 1989 | Associated Press
It wasn't as dramatic as Kirk Gibson's 12th-inning, game-winning home run in Game 4 of last year's National League championship series, but John Shelby will take it. Shelby hit a two-run homer with one out in the bottom of the 13th inning Monday to give the Dodgers a 5-3 exhibition victory over the new York Mets. It was Shelby's second homer of the spring and his second hit of the game. It hasn't been a good spring for Shelby, whose batting average had dipped to .174.
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April 8, 1991 | MIKE PENNER
The way I look at it, nobody can win the World Series this year. The Cincinnati Reds can't win it because nobody repeats in baseball.
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August 31, 1990 | SEAN WATERS
For some minor league baseball players, Sept. 1 can be as exciting as Christmas morning. Starting today, major league teams can expand their rosters to 40 players and a few select minor leaguers will be rewarded with promotions. Pennant contenders, such as the Dodgers and the New York Mets, will be adding reserves to help the battle for a playoff spot. Other teams will use their additional roster spots to test their top prospects against major league competition.
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September 7, 1995 | CHRIS BAKER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ismael Valdes has the toughest assignment in the Dodger pitching rotation. He follows Hideo Nomo. The Dodgers, who have lost 15 of 24 games following a Nomo victory, lost again, 1-0, to the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night before a paid crowd of 29,835 at Dodger Stadium. Dodger Manager Tom Lasorda said he can't explain the Dodgers' post-Nomo record. "How can you answer that question," Lasorda said with a sigh. Valdes agreed.
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July 28, 1988 | TIM BROWN, Times Staff Writer
The trade that may have thawed the rather chilly front-office relationship between the New York Mets and New York Yankees also may have ignited the career of Darren Reed, who for four years felt freeze-dried in the throes of the Yankee organization.
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December 11, 1986 | TOM FRIEND, Times Staff Writer
The Padres were getting closer Wednesday night to completing a deal that would send outfielder Kevin McReynolds--and possibly reliever Gene Walter--to the New York Mets for four players. Which four players? The Padres want infielder/outfielder Kevin Mitchell (he'd play third base), center fielder Stan Jefferson, left-handed pitcher Randy Meyers and pitcher Rick Aguilera. However, the Mets wouldn't trade those four just for McReynolds and wanted Walter, too, to sweeten the deal.
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September 1, 1994 | RICK VANDERKNYFF, Rick VanderKnyff is a member of the Times Orange County Edition staff. Times staff writer Randy Lewis also contributed to this story
All around the newsroom last Saturday, TVs were tuned to baseball. There were cheers when the hometown team tied it up, groans when they fell back behind, gasps when a late-inning home run put them back within one. With all the attention, you might have thought it was the World Series. And it was--the Little League World Series, Northridge versus Maracaibo, Venezuela. These kids were good, but hey, they were still just kids.
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