Posts Tagged California

Mets’ slowed, nearly no-hit in 2-1 loss to Padres

New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy chases down a base hit by San Diego Padres' Chris Nelson in the second inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 20, 2014, in San Diego.  (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Mets arrived in San Diego on an 8-2 run, refreshed from the All-Star break and then won their series opener against the Padres.

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Rodney blows lead in 9th as M’s lose to Angels 6-5

Los Angeles Angels' Grant Green, left, celebrates his ninth-inning walk-off single with Efren Navarro after a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners on Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. The Angles won 6-5. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Seattle Mariners’ major league-leading bullpen was spent after back-to-back games that went 16 and 12 innings.

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Angels rally in 9th against Rodney to beat M’s 6-5

Los Angeles Angels' Grant Green, left, celebrates his ninth-inning walk-off single with Efren Navarro after a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners on Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. The Angles won 6-5. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Albert Pujols mimicked Fernando Rodney’s celebratory bow-and-arrow routine as the Los Angeles Angels got to Seattle’s closer for one of their most dramatic comeback wins this season.

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Film, TV legend James Garner, reluctant hero, dies

Actor James Garner, left, smiles as he holds up the Purple Heart medal presented to him in a ceremony in this Monday, Jan. 24, 1983 file photo taken Los Angeles, Calif. Garner was wounded in April 1951 while with U.S. Forces in Korea, but his medal was never presented to him. Actor James Garner, wisecracking star of TV's "Maverick" who went on to a long career on both small and big screen, died Saturday July 19, 2014 according to Los angeles police. He was 86. (AP Photo/Lennox McLendon, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Few actors could register disbelief, exasperation or annoyance with more comic subtlety.

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Padres top Mets 2-1 after Despaigne 0-hit bid ends

San Diego Padres starting pitcher Odrisamer Despaigne throws against the New York Mets in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 20, 2014, in San Diego.  (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Odrisamer Despaigne came within four outs of the first no-hitter in San Diego’s 46-year major league history, and the Padres beat the New York Mets 2-1 Sunday on Seth Smith’s run-scoring infield single in the ninth.

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