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Most Underpaid Athletes

Even LeBron James makes the list—relatively speaking, of course

(Newser) - If you set aside the fact that even the minimum-earning NBA player ($457,558) is still in the top 1% of American earners, you can appreciate that some sports standouts are relatively underpaid. Yahoo! Sports lists some of the biggies:
  • Tim Lincecum, MLB, San Francisco Giants: Though he’s set
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Tomko, Soria Help Royals Beat Slumping Marlins

(Newser) - Brett Tomko pitched six innings Friday for his first victory in nearly six weeks, and two unearned runs helped the Kansas City Royals extend their winning streak to five games by beating the slumping Florida Marlins 7-6. Closer Joakim Soria allowed a run for the first time this season when... More »

Marlins Win 5th Straight, Beat Nationals

First-place Florida get gem from Nolasco, RBIs from Gonzalez

(Newser) - Ricky Nolasco joined the first-place Florida Marlins' win parade with six strong innings, and Luis Gonzalez passed the 1,400 career RBIs mark with a bases-loaded double last night in a 7-3 victory over the Washington Nationals. Nolasco (2-3) broke a personal three-game losing streak, getting his first win in... More »

Marlins Power Rookie Pitcher to First Major League Win

(Newser) - Florida Marlins rookie Burke Badenhop pitched 5 2-3 innings Wednesday night for his first major league victory, a 6-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers, who lost their fifth game in a row. The Brewers' longest losing streak this season sent their record below .500 for the first time. More »

Florida Tops Milwaukee, 3-0 in 10

Ramirez hustles to beat play at home for first run of the game

(Newser) - Hanley Ramirez raced home on a grounder to short with the infield in to score the game's first run and the Florida Marlins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-0 in 10 innings Friday. With one out and the infield playing for a play at the plate, Wes Helms hit a ground... More »

Mike Jacobs Leads Marlins Past Braves

Jacobs, Ramirez homer for Florida; Uggla helps

(Newser) - Mike Jacobs hit a two-run homer and Hanley Ramirez added a solo shot to power the Florida Marlins to a 7-2 win over the Atlanta Braves last night. Florida's Dan Uggla went 3-for-5, including a two-run triple in the ninth. More »

Long Ball Leads Marlins Past Pirates, 10-4

Pittsburgh pitching pitiful again as entire Florida lineup tees off

(Newser) - Hanley Ramirez, Josh Willingham, and Dan Uggla homered, and Marlins pitcher Mark Hendrickson, normally one of the majors' worst hitters, had two hits while pitching eight innings of Florida's 10-4 victory over the slumping Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night. Ramirez, a .457 career hitter in PNC Park, hit a two-run... More »

Olsen Goes 7 Strong Innings, Ramirez Hits 2 HRs for Marlins

Florida Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 6-1

(Newser) - Scott Olsen allowed only three hits in seven innings Sunday, and Hanley Ramirez hit two home runs to help the Florida Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 6-1. Olsen (3-0) gave up one run, won his third start in a row and lowered his ERA to 2.60. More »

Johnson Drives in Four in Nationals Win

Washington starter Redding gets win despite one bad inning

(Newser) - Nick Johnson hit a three-run double and drove in four runs, leading Washington to a 6-4 win over the Florida Marlins on Friday. Johnson's two-out double in the seventh inning off reliever Taylor Tankersley helped the Nationals end a three-game skid. Washington, which had lost 12 of 13, had scored... More »

Astros Beat Marlins 5-1; Win Series

Wandy Rodriguez pitches seven to get victory for Houston

(Newser) - Wandy Rodriguez pitched well again at Minute Maid Park, and J.R. Towles and Michael Bourn homered to lead the Houston Astros over the Florida Marlins 5-1 on Sunday. Lance Berkman added an RBI double for the Astros, who've won two in a row for the first time this season.... More »

Marlins Beat Nats to Stay Atop NL East

Florida home runs, bullpen give team 8-7 victory

(Newser) - How about those first-place Florida Marlins? Hanley Ramirez, Dan Uggla and Robert Andino homered, four relievers combined for 5 2-3 innings of one-run ball, and Florida beat the Washington Nationals 8-7 Monday night to stay atop the NL East. The Nationals allowed six unearned runs and dropped their fifth consecutive... More »

Jacobs' Grand Slam Boosts Marlins

Slugger beats Pirates with homer for second straight day

(Newser) - Mike Jacobs hit his first career grand slam to lead the Florida Marlins to a 7-3 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates last night. Jacobs' 417-foot blast to right-center off starter Paul Maholm gave the Marlins a 5-1 lead in the fifth. Jacobs' walk-off home run in the bottom of the... More »

Jacobs' Homer Lifts Marlins Past Pirates

Blast leading off the ninth gives Florida a 5-4 win

(Newser) - Mike Jacobs homered off reliever Franquelis Osoria leading off the ninth to give the Florida Marlins a 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night. Jacobs went 3-for-5 and scored three runs. Josh Willingham homered and Hanley Ramirez had three hits for Florida. Kevin Gregg (1-0) pitched one scoreless... More »

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