LaTroy Hawkins

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Mets Pitcher Takes Down Unruly Flier

LaTroy Hawkins helped subdue South America-bound passenger

(Newser) - Flight attendants struggling with an unruly passenger on a flight to South America got some backup from New York Mets relief pitcher LaTroy Hawkins. The 6-foot-5, 220-pound pitcher and a couple of buddies helped bundle the man into a seat and hold him down as restraints were applied. "We... More »

Pena Homers As Rays Rough Up Yanks 13-4

Backup Riggans has other big blow for Tampa Bay

(Newser) - Pinch-hitter Shawn Riggans hit a three-run double, Carlos Pena a three-run homer in a seven-run eighth inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays roughed up Yankees youngster Ian Kennedy for six runs in a 13-4 win over New York. Yankees manager Joe Girardi missed his first game as New York's manager... More »

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