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October 25, 2012 | By Bill Shaikin
SAN FRANCISCO -- These are the best of times, these are the busiest of times. On Friday, as his San Francisco Giants teammates board a luxurious charter jet for Detroit, pitcher Javier Lopez plans to grab a dawn flight to Denver. If all goes well, he will witness the birth of his son and share in the first day of his life, then fly to Detroit on Saturday for Game 3 of the World Series. "It's an interesting time," Lopez said Thursday. "It's going to be a crazy time. " Lopez said his wife, Renee, is 39 weeks' pregnant and at home in Colorado.
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October 25, 2012 | By Bill Shaikin
SAN FRANCISCO -- These are the best of times, these are the busiest of times. On Friday, as his San Francisco Giants teammates board a luxurious charter jet for Detroit, pitcher Javier Lopez plans to grab a dawn flight to Denver. If all goes well, he will witness the birth of his son and share in the first day of his life, then fly to Detroit on Saturday for Game 3 of the World Series. "It's an interesting time," Lopez said Thursday. "It's going to be a crazy time. " Lopez said his wife, Renee, is 39 weeks' pregnant and at home in Colorado.
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October 3, 1996 | CHRIS BAKER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After going hitless in his first three at-bats against the Dodgers in the National League division playoff series opener Wednesday at Dodger Stadium, Atlanta Brave catcher Javier Lopez decided to change his approach when he led off the 10th inning against reliever Antonio Osuna. "After being very impatient in my first three at-bats, I said I've got to be patient and just take pitches," Lopez said. "They won't pitch to you if they see that you swing at everything.
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August 14, 2010
Giant moves If the San Francisco Giants reach the playoffs this season, it would be for the first time since 2003, ending the longest postseason drought in the National League West. But the credit probably won't go to their vaunted starting rotation. Instead the team MVP is likely to be General Manager Brian Sabean , who has made a series of deft moves this summer that have allowed the Giants to keep pace with the surprising San Diego Padres. In May, he signed slugger Pat Burrell , who had been released by the Tampa Bay Rays.
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August 1, 2004 | ROSS NEWHAN
The baseball adage suggests that the best trades are those that help both teams. It seldom happens, however, and it certainly seldom happens to the beneficial extent of December's five-player trade between the Atlanta Braves and St. Louis Cardinals. The non-waiver deadline came and went Saturday with the Braves and Cardinals resting on the laurels of that trade and their surprising division leads in the National League East and Central.
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August 14, 2010
Giant moves If the San Francisco Giants reach the playoffs this season, it would be for the first time since 2003, ending the longest postseason drought in the National League West. But the credit probably won't go to their vaunted starting rotation. Instead the team MVP is likely to be General Manager Brian Sabean , who has made a series of deft moves this summer that have allowed the Giants to keep pace with the surprising San Diego Padres. In May, he signed slugger Pat Burrell , who had been released by the Tampa Bay Rays.
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May 21, 2008 | From Times Wire Reports
Spanish and French authorities arrested one of the highest-ranking members of the armed Basque separatist group ETA, a Spanish police spokesman said. Javier Lopez Pena was detained in Bordeaux with three other alleged ETA members, the police spokesman said anonymously, in keeping with police regulations. The official said Lopez Pena played a key role in the ETA's decision to end a cease-fire.
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July 2, 1998
Ages of nine Atlanta teammates when Dennis Martinez made his major league debut September 14, 1976: Kevin Millwood: 1 year, 8 months Chipper Jones: 4 years, 4 months Ryan Klesko: 5 years, 3 months Javier Lopez: 5 years, 10 months Mark Wohlers: 6 years, 7 months Denny Neagle: 8 years, one day John Smoltz: 9 years, 3 months Tom Glavine: 10 years, 5 months Greg Maddux: 10 years, 5 months Source: World Features Syndicate
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April 2, 2002 | From Times Staff Reports
Police arrested a man and seized a .38-caliber revolver early Monday after a two-hour standoff at a Harrison Street home in Ventura. Javier Lopez, 40, was booked on suspicion of making terrorist threats, brandishing a handgun, being a felon in possession of a handgun, and domestic-violence battery, police said. Police said officers received a 911 call just before midnight Sunday saying that Lopez was threatening his wife and other family members with a gun.
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October 2, 1992 | Associated Press
Right-hander John Smoltz will be Atlanta's starting pitcher when the Braves open the National League playoffs next Tuesday against the Pittsburgh Pirate. Manager Bobby Cox said the Braves will go with a three-man rotation in the best-of-seven series, which opens at Atlanta. Steve Avery will start the second game and Tom Glavine will pitch Game 3 at Pittsburgh. The rotation leaves out Charlie Leibrandt and Pete Smith, the fourth and fifth starters during the regular season.
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August 1, 2004 | ROSS NEWHAN
The baseball adage suggests that the best trades are those that help both teams. It seldom happens, however, and it certainly seldom happens to the beneficial extent of December's five-player trade between the Atlanta Braves and St. Louis Cardinals. The non-waiver deadline came and went Saturday with the Braves and Cardinals resting on the laurels of that trade and their surprising division leads in the National League East and Central.
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October 3, 1996 | CHRIS BAKER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After going hitless in his first three at-bats against the Dodgers in the National League division playoff series opener Wednesday at Dodger Stadium, Atlanta Brave catcher Javier Lopez decided to change his approach when he led off the 10th inning against reliever Antonio Osuna. "After being very impatient in my first three at-bats, I said I've got to be patient and just take pitches," Lopez said. "They won't pitch to you if they see that you swing at everything.
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October 24, 1987 | Larry Kendrick
Harvard 20, Cathedral 14 KEY PLAYS Mike Huskins of Harvard scored the winning touchdown on a 1-yard run with 42 seconds left. . . . Cathedral quarterback Javier Lopez ran 2 yards to tie the score, 14-14, midway through the fourth quarter. . . . Marty Holly gave Harvard a 6-0 lead on a 3-yard touchdown run in the first quarter, capping a 7-play, 50-yard drive. . . . Rosendo Gamboa of Cathedral ran 7 yards for a touchdown with 1:10 left in the first half.
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April 29, 2009 | Associated Press
Mark DeRosa had four hits and scored from second base on an error with two out in the ninth inning, and the Cleveland Indians beat Boston, 9-8, Tuesday night to end the Red Sox's winning streak at 11 games. The Indians won for only the second time in their last 11 games against the Red Sox. Kerry Wood (1-1) worked a shaky ninth inning to earn his first American League win. DeRosa, who began the game in a two-for-22 slump, started the ninth with a bloop single against Javier Lopez (0-2).
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