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Wake N’ Blog For August 13th: This Bride Took The Phrase “Married To The Bottle” A Little Too Literally

wake-n-blogMLB Roundup. Pedro Martinez wasn’t dazzling but he was efficient in his first start for Philadelphia, going five innings, giving up three runs and striking out five as the Phillies beat the Cubs 12-5. Francisco Liriano looked like the dominating pitcher he used to be, yielding only three hits and one earned run while striking out eight as the Twins beat the Royals 7-1. Josh Beckett is the first pitcher to fourteen wins after pitching seven strong innings as the Red Sox beat the Tigers 8-2. [ Scoreboard]

Soccer. The U.S. held the lead at Azteca Stadium for the first time ever, but they couldn’t hold on. Miguel Sabah scored in the 82nd minute as Mexico rallied to beat the United States 2-1 in a World Cup qualifying match. Mexico improved to 23-0-1 at home against the U.S. [The Associated Press]

Boxing. Middleweight Kelly Pavlick (35-1, 31 knockouts) will defend his two title belts against Paul Williams (37-1, 27 knockouts) on October 3rd in Atlantic City. [Bad Left Hook]

Who hasn’t passed out in a bridal gown in the backseat of a car next to a crate of vodka at least once in their lives? German police had to smash a window to rescue a 30-year-old German bride out of the backseat of a BMW after it overheated. The woman was still in her wedding gown and was sleeping next to a crate of vodka. Nice. Despite having a window shattered next to her, she had to be shaken several times before she regained consciousness and had no idea where she was or the location of her husband. Considering the facts, I would get used to that, sweetie. [Yahoo!/Reuters]