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From Mexico to the World Series, Petit shines

In this Sept. 25, 2014 file photo, San Francisco Giants pitcher Yusmeiro Petit throws against the San Diego Padres during the first inning of a baseball game in San Francisco. During the last regular season Petit opened 12 times. He silently broke the major league record for most consecutive strike outs. Many fans in San Francisco want the Venezuelan pitcher to open against The Kansas City Royals in the World Series. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Yusmeiro Petit was running out of choices. His major league career had hit rock bottom and was heading nowhere.

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Mexico tops Jamaica, to face US in WCup qualifying

Mexico's Teresa Noyola (8) heads the ball against Jamaica's Donna-Kay Henry (4) during the first half of a CONCACAF soccer match at RFK Stadium, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mexico advanced in Women’s World Cup qualifying Tuesday night with a 3-1 win over Jamaica, setting up a semifinal match against the United States in similar circumstances to four years ago — when the Americans suffered one of the most stunning losses in program history.

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