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March 9, 1996 | Times Wire Services
New York Met first baseman Rico Brogna has a partial tear of the medial collateral ligament of the right knee and will be sidelined for approximately three weeks. The Mets feared the injury was more serious. No surgery is required for Brogna, who led the Mets last season with 22 home runs and 76 RBIs and batted .289. * As expected, the Boston Red Sox announced the signing of former National League MVP Kevin Mitchell. The deal will bring the controversial Mitchell anywhere from $250,000 to $1.
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September 8, 1997 | From Associated Press
Kirk Rueter pitched 6 2/3 innings and the San Francisco Giants kept pace with the Dodgers by capitalizing on eight walks by Darryl Kile to defeat the Houston Astros, 5-1, Sunday at San Francisco. Rueter (11-6) gave up one run and six hits as he helped the Giants hand the Astros their third consecutive loss. Houston leads Pittsburgh by 2 1/2 games in the National League Central. Rueter wasn't wild, but he was hurting.
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May 12, 1996 | From Associated Press
Rico Brogna had his right elbow buried in an icepack. New York's Pete Harnisch had scratches on his face and neck to show for his efforts. And the Mets won the game. Despite a fifth-inning brawl that resulted in the ejection of eight players and a coach, including Harnisch, Brogna hit two home runs and had four runs batted in as the Mets beat the Chicago Cubs, 7-6, Saturday at New York. "It was long and ugly . . .
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May 12, 1996 | From Associated Press
Rico Brogna had his right elbow buried in an icepack. New York's Pete Harnisch had scratches on his face and neck to show for his efforts. And the Mets won the game. Despite a fifth-inning brawl that resulted in the ejection of eight players and a coach, including Harnisch, Brogna hit two home runs and had four runs batted in as the Mets beat the Chicago Cubs, 7-6, Saturday at New York. "It was long and ugly . . .
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September 8, 1997 | From Associated Press
Kirk Rueter pitched 6 2/3 innings and the San Francisco Giants kept pace with the Dodgers by capitalizing on eight walks by Darryl Kile to defeat the Houston Astros, 5-1, Sunday at San Francisco. Rueter (11-6) gave up one run and six hits as he helped the Giants hand the Astros their third consecutive loss. Houston leads Pittsburgh by 2 1/2 games in the National League Central. Rueter wasn't wild, but he was hurting.
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June 29, 1996 | Associated Press
Atlanta Brave outfielder Danny Bautista, who was hit in the face with a pitch Thursday night, will undergo surgery today to repair his broken nose and the bone around his left eye. . . . New York Met first baseman Rico Brogna is scheduled to undergo arthroscopic surgery Monday on his right shoulder, and may sit out the rest of the season. . . .
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August 19, 1999 | Associated Press
St. Louis pitcher Alan Benes, out more than two years because of shoulder problems, said he's on schedule for a September return. Benes threw 2 1/3 innings in his first rehab start for triple-A Memphis, giving up one hit and throwing 34 pitches. The plan calls for him to make three more starts, then join the Cardinals. Benes, 27, was injured in July 1997. The Cardinals plan to promote 20-year-old phenom Rick Ankiel, 7-3 with a 3.
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October 22, 1999 | Associated Press
Mark McGwire, Sammy Sosa and Tony Gwynn worked with the FBI to help catch forgers who were selling faked items in the sports memorabilia market, according to a broadcast report. The athletes helped the FBI spot fake signatures during a two-year undercover FBI investigation known as "Operation Bullpen," ABC's "20/20" reported. Gwynn told "20/20" he went to the FBI three years ago after discovering the San Diego Padres' gift shop was victimized by suppliers of fake baseball memorabilia.
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March 7, 1996 | Associated Press
J.R. Phillips and Mel Hall homered in a four-run sixth inning against Makato Suzuki as the San Francisco Giants beat the Seattle Mariners, 6-3. Suzuki, 20, disappointed a large contingent of media from his native Japan by failing to hold a 2-1 lead and not retiring a batter in the sixth. He gave up four runs and three hits and walked three. * New York Met first baseman Rico Brogna will undergo an MRI on his right knee today, two days after hurting himself while running out a grounder. . . .
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July 27, 1998 | From Associated Press
The Philadelphia Phillies have become so used to comebacks that even a seven-run deficit did not faze them. Rico Brogna hit a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Phillies rallied Sunday to defeat the Florida Marlins, 10-9. It was their 32nd comeback win of the season, including their second victory after trailing by seven runs. The Phillies won three of four games in the series, all three in their last at-bat. Scott Rolen homered and drove in four runs for the Phillies.
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March 9, 1996 | Times Wire Services
New York Met first baseman Rico Brogna has a partial tear of the medial collateral ligament of the right knee and will be sidelined for approximately three weeks. The Mets feared the injury was more serious. No surgery is required for Brogna, who led the Mets last season with 22 home runs and 76 RBIs and batted .289. * As expected, the Boston Red Sox announced the signing of former National League MVP Kevin Mitchell. The deal will bring the controversial Mitchell anywhere from $250,000 to $1.
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July 25, 1998 | From Associated Press
The Phillies rallied four times in the final four innings, getting a run-scoring single from Rico Brogna in the 12th Friday night to defeat the Florida Marlins, 7-6, and sweep their doubleheader. Philadelphia overcame a 3-1 deficit and sent it to extra innings when Mark Lewis hit his first career pinch-hit homer, a two-run shot, in the ninth. Florida had a chance to win three times in extra innings, taking a one-run lead in the 10th, 11th and 12th only to have the Phillies rally each time.
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