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Cesar Izturis boosts chances of making Cincinnati Reds during 6-5 win over Milwaukee Brewers

Cesar Izturis boosted his chance to win a utility job on the Cincinnati Reds, hitting a sixth inning home run off Travis Webb and an eighth-inning RBI single against Johnny Hellweg in the Cincinnati Reds' 6-5 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday.Logan Schafer drove in two runs with a single and a double and Donnie Murphy hit three hits, including a double.Schafer, a third-round pick by the Brewers in the 2008 amateur draft, is a candidate to make an opening-day roster that will be missing Corey Hart and Mat Gamel. Murphy is also in the mix for a utility spot and the first-base job.Schedule to pitch three innings, Homer Bailey allowed three runs — one earned — and four hits in two innings. The Reds auditioned second baseman Henry Rodriguez and shortstop Jason Donald, and they failed to turn two ground balls into double plays, leading to the unearned runs.On a day with wet conditions, Reds manager Dusty Baker gave most of his regulars the day off.Milwaukee starter Wily Peralta allo...

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  1. Izturis released by Astros

    Kissimmee, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Astros released veteran infielder Cesar Izturis among four roster moves announced by the team on Monday.The 13-year m...

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  3. Latos, Izturis lead Reds to 13-4 win over Mariners, Cincy's second-ever victory over Seattle

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  4. Brewers SS Izturis placed on DL

    The Milwaukee Brewers placed shortstop Cesar Izturis on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring.Izturis injured the hamstring in the sixth inning of ...

  5. Nats claim Izturis ; DeRosa to DL

    The Washington Nationals claimed shortstop Cesar Izturis off waivers from Milwaukee and placed infielder Mark DeRosa on the 15-day disabled list Monday.Izturis, 32, ...

  6. Izturis finalizes $1.5M contract to return to Os

    Shortstop Cesar Izturis has finalized a $1.5 million, one-year deal with the Baltimore Orioles.Izturis hit .230 in 150 games with Baltimore last season. In an effort...

  7. Orioles, SS Izturis agree to $1.5M, 1-year deal

    The Baltimore Orioles have reached agreement on a $1.5 million, one-year contract with shortstop Cesar Izturis, who will apparently compete for a utility job behind ...

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