Jorge Cantu

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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 »

Treanor's Homer Helps Marlins Sweep Brewers

(Newser) - Matt Treanor achieved a career high in RBIs with one swing last night, hitting a three-run homer to help the Florida Marlins complete a three-game sweep by beating Milwaukee 7-2. Jorge Cantu also homered for Florida, who won their fourth game in a row and matched their best start after... More »

Helms' Hit LIfts Marlins

Gregg blows save, single beats Nationals in ninth

(Newser) - Wes Helms singled in the winning run in the bottom of the ninth and the Florida Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 6-5 last night. Helms' one-out grounder up the middle off reliever Saul Rivera (1-1) scored Dan Uggla from second, ending the Marlins' two-game losing streak. Mike Jacobs and Jorge... More »

Hermida's Homers Lead Florida

Astros ace Oswalt roughed up for eight runs in four innings

(Newser) - Jeremy Hermida hit two of Florida's team-record six home runs and the Marlins roughed up Roy Oswalt and the Houston Astros 10-6 Friday night for their fourth straight victory. Oswalt (0-3) gave up four home runs in a game for the first time in his career. Hermida had his first... More »

Marlins Complete Sweep of Nats

Jorge Cantu leads Florida's offense

(Newser) - Mark Hendrickson and Jorge Cantu helped the Florida Marlins complete their first three-game road sweep of the Washington Nationals. Hendrickson pitched seven strong innings, while Cantu produced three hits and two RBIs as Florida beat Washington 4-3 tonight to stretch the Nationals' losing streak to seven games. Hendrickson gave up... More »

Reds Deal Conine to Mets

Cincinnati hopes to build winning squad with young prospects

(Newser) - The Cincinnati Reds traded outfielder Jeff Conine to the New York Mets for two minor leaguers yesterday. While Conine says he's thrilled with the chance to take part in a pennant race with the leaders of the National League East, the struggling Reds continue their efforts to build a winning... More »

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