Joe Roa
American baseball player
Joe Roa
Joseph Rodger Roa, nicknamed "The Roa Constrictor", is former Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher. Roa is a graduate of Hazel Park High School and was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 18th round of the 1989 amateur draft. Roa was frequently called "The Roa Constrictor" by Twin Cities radio personality Dark Star.
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When September comes - ESPN
Google News - over 5 years
There, Junge's roommate was Chase Utley, and two of his fellow pitchers were Brett Myers and Joe Roa, a 31-year-old Triple-A vet who went 14 0 and got nicknamed "14-in-a-Roa." The Phillies called up Roa over the summer, and Myers followed two weeks
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Brett Pill, Guillermo Mota have feat in common - San Francisco Chronicle
Google News - over 5 years
Mota hit it against Joe Roa, who seven years earlier came to San Francisco from Cleveland as part of the Jeff Kent-Matt Williams trade. Wilson progressing: Closer Brian Wilson might be close to returning. He aired it out for 22 pitches off a mound and
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A note of not-unappreciation of Guillermo Mota - McCovey Chronicles
Google News - over 5 years
It reminded me of one of my favorite long-relief performances ever: a Joe Roa masterpiece in which he cleaned up after a William Van Landingmess. Of course, the Giants won that game, so it's an imperfect comparison. Still, Mota's performance was
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NYTimes - about 11 years
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX--Claimed LHP Rusty Tucker off waivers from the San Diego Padres. National League CINCINNATI REDS--Agreed to terms with OF Quinton McCracken on a minor league contract. METS--Agreed to terms with RHP Jose Lima on a minor league contract. PITTSBURGH PIRATES--Named Kent Tekulve major league
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NYTimes - about 11 years
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League TAMPA BAY DEVIL RAYS--Named John Tamargo manager of Durham of the International League and Jimy Williams special instructor. National League CHICAGO CUBS--Agreed to terms with RHP Bob Howry on a three-year contract. CINCINNATI REDS--Renewed the contracts of Jayhawks Owens, manager, Bill Maloney, pitching coach,
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ROUNDUP: AMERICAN LEAGUE; Zambrano Goes to 3-0 as Devil Rays Trip Orioles
NYTimes - almost 13 years
Victor Zambrano won his third game of the season by allowing one run over six and two-thirds innings and the Tampa Bay Devil Rays beat the Baltimore Orioles, 6-1, yesterday in St. Petersburg, Fla. Zambrano (3-0) gave up seven hits and two walks and struck out six. He pitched out of trouble throughout the game, holding the Orioles to 2 for 12 with
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NATIONAL LEAGUE: ROUNDUP; Rolen Leads Cardinals Past His Former Team
NYTimes - over 13 years
Scott Rolen had a little something extra for his old team yesterday. Rolen had a big day with three hits and three defensive stops at third base in the St. Louis Cardinals' 3-0 victory over the visiting Philadelphia Phillies. The Cardinals, tied with Houston for first place in the National League Central, took two of three in the series despite
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NYTimes - over 13 years
BASEBALL American League ANAHEIM ANGELS--Placed 3B Troy Glaus on 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 22. Activated RHP Mickey Callaway from the 15-day disabled list. BALTIMORE ORIOLES--Recalled LHP Eric DuBose from Ottawa of the IL. CLEVELAND INDIANS--Named Charles Nagy special assistant to the general manager. Recalled LHP Jason Stanford
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NYTimes - over 13 years
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE --Optioned C Geronimo Gil to Ottawa of the IL. KANSAS CITY --Activated OF Dee Brown from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned INF Jarrod Patterson to Omaha of the PCL. MINNESOTA --Placed 3B Corey Koskie on the 15-day disabled list. Purchased the contract of INF Alex Prieto from Rochester of the IL. Designated RHP
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NATIONAL LEAGUE: ROUNDUP; Hillenbrand Homers In 3 Consecutive Innings
NYTimes - over 13 years
Shea Hillenbrand became the sixth player to homer in three straight innings, setting career highs with five hits and seven runs batted in last night as he led host Arizona over Colorado, 14-6. Hillenbrand hit a pair of solo homers off Jason Jennings, then hit a three-run homer against Nelson Cruz (3-5). With a chance to tie the record for homers in
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N.L.: ROUNDUP; Reds Halt Cardinals' Streak at 7
NYTimes - almost 14 years
Aaron Boone, leading off the bottom of the ninth inning, hit a home run off Dustin Hermanson to lift host Cincinnati to a 5-4 victory that snapped St. Louis's seven-game winning streak last night. The Reds took an early four-run lead against the stingy Woody Williams but blew it by committing a season-high four errors. Boone had a two-run double to
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NATIONAL LEAGUE: ROUNDUP; Sanders and Pirates (4-0) Ruin Phillies' Day at Vet
NYTimes - almost 14 years
Reggie Sanders hit a grand slam yesterday for his fourth home run in four games, and the Pittsburgh Pirates ruined Jim Thome's home debut, beating the Philadelphia Phillies, 9-1, before a sellout crowd of 59,269 in the final home opener at Veterans Stadium. Pittsburgh swept a season-opening three-game series against the Reds, spoiling Cincinnati's
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Preview | 03
NYTimes - almost 14 years
This preview was written by Murray Chass. Teams are listed in predicted order of finish. N.L. East ATLANTA BRAVES Bobby Cox, 14th season -- 2002: 101-59, first place The more things change, the more they stay the same. So it is with the Braves, making changes every year but finishing first nonetheless. Last season many people thought the Braves'
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NATIONAL LEAGUE: ROUNDUP; Vizcaino and Astros End Cardinals' Streak
NYTimes - over 14 years
Jose Vizcaino hit a three-run home run to cap a four-run rally in the eighth inning, and the Houston Astros beat visiting St. Louis, 6-3, last night to stop the Cardinals' eight-game winning streak. Houston, which closed to five and a half games behind the National League Central-leading Cardinals, trailed by 3-2 in the eighth when Craig Biggio led
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NATIONAL LEAGUE: ROUNDUP; Bonds Hits 3 Homers As Giants Beat Rockies
NYTimes - over 14 years
Barry Bonds homered three times last night, including the third-longest home run hit at Coors Field, as the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies, 7-4. It was the fourth three-homer game of Bonds's career and gave him 38 homers this year and 605 in his career. He is fourth on the career list, trailing only Hank Aaron (755), Babe Ruth (714)
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NATIONAL LEAGUE: ROUNDUP; Cardinals Beat Pirates As Finley Strikes Out 10
NYTimes - over 14 years
Chuck Finley struck out 10 in eight innings and Scott Rolen hit a two-run triple as St. Louis beat visiting Pittsburgh, 4-1, last night for its 10th victory in 12 games. The victory was the 1,897th in 24 seasons for Manager Tony La Russa, moving him into the top 10 on the career victory list ahead of the Hall of Famer Bill McKechnie. The Cardinals
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NATIONAL LEAGUE: ROUNDUP; Arizona Completes A Sweep
NYTimes - over 14 years
Randy Johnson recovered from a one-day illness and gave up only two hits in eight innings, striking out 11, as the Arizona Diamondbacks swept the Reds with a 7-2 victory last night in Cincinnati. Johnson (18-4) allowed Brandon Larson's solo homer in the second and Sean Casey's infield single as he extended his winning streak to five games.
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NATIONAL LEAGUE: ROUNDUP; Schilling Wins His 18th, The Most in the Majors
NYTimes - over 14 years
Curt Schilling got his major league-leading 18th victory and Erubiel Durazo homered in his first game this month as the host Arizona Diamondbacks won their sixth straight, beating the San Diego Padres, 4-3, yesterday. Luis Gonzalez drove in his 77th run with a groundout before Durazo hit his ninth homer in 94 at-bats this year -- a three-run shot
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NATIONAL LEAGUE: ROUNDUP; Griffey 2 for 3 in Return, But Reds Lose to Pirates
NYTimes - over 14 years
Ken Griffey Jr. returned to Cincinnati's lineup with two singles and a sacrifice fly, but Brian Giles tripled and homered as Pittsburgh took an early lead and held on last night to beat the host Reds, 6-5. Griffey, out with a pulled hamstring since June 24, only jogged after he hit the ball and went 2 for 3 with a walk and a seventh-inning
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A Pair of Grand Slams Bring the Braves Back
NYTimes - over 19 years
Braves 10, Phillies 6 The Atlanta Braves hit two grand slams in a game for the first time since 1987 to rally from a 6-0 deficit and beat the Philadelphia Phillies, 10-6, last night. The Braves had squandered a 6-0 lead of their own in a loss to the Mets on Sunday. Tim Spehr, called up from Class AAA Richmond on Saturday to replace the injured Javy
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