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Wake N’ Blog For July 23rd: If You Want Rain During Monsoon Season, You Go The Sensible Route And Put On A Frog Wedding

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MLB Roundup. Jamie Moyer gave up five runs in five innings for the Phillies and Aramis Ramirez and Jeff Baker each had two run doubles for the Cubs as Chicago stopped Philadelphia’s winning streak at nine games, winning 10-5. Marco Scutaro had two of Toronto’s five home runs as the Blue Jays beat the Indians 10-6. Pittsburgh also had a barrage of home runs yesterday, hitting five solo shots while beating Milwaukee 8-7. Ricky Nolasco had 10 strikeouts and combined with three other Florida pitchers to shut out San Diego 5-0 to complete the three-game sweep. [MLB.com Scoreboard]

Tour de France. Lance Armstrong fell to fourth place overall and by finishing second, Alberto Contador got closer to securing an overall victory. Contador now leads the race by 2:26 after the 17th stage. [Yahoo!]

NBA. Blake Griffin, the number one overall pick for the Clippers, will be forced to sit for three to four weeks due to a strained right shoulder injured during last week’s Las Vegas Summer League. [Los Angeles Times]

When asked if anyone had any reason why this wedding shouldn’t continue, not a croak was heard. Suffering through a terrible monsoon season, Indian farmers went with a traditional method: marrying two frogs named after Ram and Sita, two characters from the Indian mythological story Ramayana. Video of the wedding night is reportedly already being shopped, including offers to sell it to Animal Planet. No word on whether TMZ has been contacted. [Yahoo!/Reuters]