Coming into Tuesday, Gerardo Parra had made 27 starts in the leadoff spot this season. He was batting .366 with five home runs and 14 runs batted in overall, and .480 with three homers and two walks in the first inning.
From Staff ReportsAn Oklahoma City firefighter has taken a top prize for golf in the World Police and Fire Games.
Battalion Chief Kirk Wright, a 28-year fire veteran, competed in the event in Fairfax, Va., in late June and early July.
Wright competed in the over-50 division of the golf event and won by eight shots.
“What amazed me was how many athletes from different countries participated,” he said.