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Blue Jays Borucki goes for first career win vs Blue Jays Borucki goes for first career win vs
- August 01, 2018

Gurriel extended his Toronto record of consecutive multihit games to 11 with an RBI single in the eighth inning and another RBI single in the ninth. "It's unbelievable. Axford, a Simcoe, Ont., native, will start for the first time since 2008 when he was in the minors. For "multiple years", Borucki would travel to Sox games from his home in Mundelein, and he often would dream about pitching at Guaranteed Rate Field. (more...)
Mauricio Pochettino: The Premier League has hurt itself
- August 01, 2018

Another major issue, especially for clubs competing in the Champions League , is that other leading European clubs will still have until the end of the month to complete their own transfer dealing, and just as importantly, will still be able to unsettle Premier League players until their own window's close. (more...)
Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson: 'I'll be ready for Premier League opener'
- August 01, 2018

After helping Brazil reach the quarter finals of the World Cup, Alisson joined up with his new teammates at a training camp in Geneva ahead of Saturday's friendly against Napoli and immediately showed what he is capable of with a stunning save from Marko Grujic. (more...)
Leicester City enter race to re-sign Chelsea's Danny Drinkwater? Leicester City enter race to re-sign Chelsea's Danny Drinkwater?
- August 01, 2018

The 28-year-old's career in West London has failed to take off in his year at the club, having been restricted to just five Premier League starts in his maiden campaign. The same article states that Chelsea FC have identified Pickford as a potential replacement for their current number one ahead of the new Premier League season. (more...)
Crusaders book home final after beating Hurricanes Crusaders book home final after beating Hurricanes
- August 01, 2018

After a tense opening 15 minutes to the second half, flyhalf Elton Jantjies slotted a penalty goal to put the Lions in front to start a matchwinning 10-minute period. Two penalties from Mo'unga handed the Crusaders an 18-7 lead at the break. The Crusaders opened the scoring with a converted try from fly-half Richie Mo'unga but this was nearly immediately cancelled out by Julian Savea's finish for the Hurricanes . (more...)
Cubs acquire reliever Brandon Kintzler from Nationals Cubs acquire reliever Brandon Kintzler from Nationals
- August 01, 2018

Kintzler has spent all or part of nine seasons in the majors and gone 15-16 with 48 saves, 63 holds and a 3.30 ERA (128 ER/349.1 IP) in 343 appearances, all in relief, with Milwaukee (2010-15), Minnesota (2016-17) and Washington (2017-18). To make room for Kintzler on the 40-man roster, the Cubs placed right-hander Justin Hancock on the 60-day disabled list. He is making $5 million this season and has an option for next year at either a $10 million cost to the team, or the option for ... (more...)
Cameron Maybin traded to Seattle Mariners from Miami Marlins Cameron Maybin traded to Seattle Mariners from Miami Marlins
- August 01, 2018

Brigman, 23, is hitting.304 with two home runs and 38 RBIs for the Mariners' High A team in Modesto this season. He's being paid $3.2 million for the entire season, so the third or so of that that's remaining is not too big a burden. With Maybin joining the team, the Mariners add some valuable experience and versatility to go with Mitch Haniger , Denard Span , Ben Gamel and Heredia in the outfield. (more...)
Indians acquire outfielder Leonys Martin from Tigers Indians acquire outfielder Leonys Martin from Tigers
- August 01, 2018

The AL Central-leading Indians will also receive right-hander Kyle Dowdy . Martin, 30, is batting.251 with nine homers and 29 RBIs in 78 games this season, his first with the Tigers after he signed as a free agent in December. Over the course of eight combined seasons with Texas, Seattle, the Chicago Cubs and Detroit, Martin has hit for a.248 average, while recording 47 home runs, 205 RBIs and 122 stolen bases. (more...)
Minnesota Twins trade Brian Dozier to Los Angeles Dodgers Minnesota Twins trade Brian Dozier to Los Angeles Dodgers
- August 01, 2018

Dozier marks the second starting middle infielder the Dodgers have acquired this month, joining Manny Machado . Dozier, who's been a target of trade rumors the last few seasons, is in the past year of his contract. In exchange for Dozier, the Twins are getting veteran second baseman Logan Forsythe , outfielder Luke Raley and pitcher Devin Smeltzer. In 2016, Dozier went deep 42 times, becoming only the fourth player in major league history to hit 40 or more home runs while playing second ... (more...)
Pirates acquire Rays ace Archer Pirates acquire Rays ace Archer
- August 01, 2018

At the moment the Pirates are thought to be closing in on the Rays' ace, with multiple reporters saying that to be the case, though the Braves and Brewers have been pushing hard to get him as well. First basemasn Josh Bell, who was in the same draft class as Glasnow, said he was happy for his now-former teammate. Despite that, the Pirates have played surprisingly well on the season and own a 55-52 record entering play Tuesday, but they sit seven games behind the Cubs in the NL Central ... (more...)
Forward DJ Jeffries decommits from Kentucky Wildcats, reopens recruitment Forward DJ Jeffries decommits from Kentucky Wildcats, reopens recruitment
- August 01, 2018

Jeffries spent last summer playing for Penny on the AAU circuit which should bolster the Tigers chances. The Olive Branch, Miss., prospect was one of two verbal commitments for Kentucky from the 2019 class. According to the 247sports.com composite rankings, Jeffries is the number 10 small forward and he's the 37th best overall in the Class of 2019. The site now lists Alabama, Kentucky, and Memphis as the favorites to land Jeffries. (more...)
Bayern boss Kovacs delivers bad news for wantaway striker Lewandowski Bayern boss Kovacs delivers bad news for wantaway striker Lewandowski
- July 31, 2018

The Bayern Munich striker has been strongly linked with a move away from the Allianz Arena this summer, with Chelsea and Manchester United both in the hunt. 'We want to achieve a lot with him . Lewandowski has been one of the most prolific strikers in the world over the past few years and he netted 41 goals in 48 appearances for Bayern last season to help fire them to yet another Bundesliga title and take his career tally to 151 goals in 195 games since joining from Borussia ... (more...)
Philadelphia Phillies acquire IF Asdrubal Cabrera from New York Mets Philadelphia Phillies acquire IF Asdrubal Cabrera from New York Mets
- July 31, 2018

According to manager Gabe Kapler , Kingery will continue to "play fairly regularly", although it's not yet clear where exactly both Cabrera and Kingery will fit in the lineup ( see story ). The-32-year-old will bat fifth and play shortstop when the Phillies face the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ballpark. The Phillies face former Mets starter Matt Harvey , who Cabrera has never matched up against before. (more...)
Astros Acquire Roberto Osuna From Blue Jays Astros Acquire Roberto Osuna From Blue Jays
- July 31, 2018

In return, the Blue Jays received the Astros' much-maligned closer in Giles. "We are excited to welcome Roberto Osuna to our team". He is eligible for reinstatement Sunday, but his return is subject to other factors, including the outcome of a court hearing scheduled for Wednesday. (more...)
Basilashvili makes title breakthrough in Hamburg Basilashvili makes title breakthrough in Hamburg
- July 31, 2018

Georgian qualifier Nikoloz Basilashvili upended defending champion Leonardo Mayer 6-4 0-6 7-5 to win his first ATP title at the German Tennis Championships in Hamburg yesterday. Edging ahead in the first set, the Georgian athlete suffered a setback in the second in which he conceded all six games to the former two-time ATP title victor. (more...)
Manchester United Now Favourites To Sign Barcelona Man After Odds Are Slashed Manchester United Now Favourites To Sign Barcelona Man After Odds Are Slashed
- July 31, 2018

He proved as much at The World Cup in Russian Federation, leading by example as Columbia made it through to the last-16 before losing out to England on penalties. "I think in every pre-season it happens basically the same with probably every club; the manager wants more". But club decisions are different. Jose Mourinho will be hoping to have at least one more player at his disposal by the time kick-off rolls around and at the moment it appears as though Mina is high on his list. (more...)
WWE's Grandmaster Sexay, Brian Christopher Lawler, Dead at 46 WWE's Grandmaster Sexay, Brian Christopher Lawler, Dead at 46
- July 31, 2018

Lawler, who was being held in jail in Tennessee on DUI (driving under the influence) and evading arrest charges, was found in his cell on Saturday . He was later released from the WWE over allegations of smuggling drugs (meth and steroids) across the US-Canadian border. Playing the role of the neglected son, Lawler sided with Cole, saying he felt his father was ashamed of him. (more...)
I understand Mourinho's frustrations, I'm a Jose fan, says ICC chief I understand Mourinho's frustrations, I'm a Jose fan, says ICC chief
- July 31, 2018

The Red Devils play Liverpool on Saturday in the International Champions Cup. It now seems likely that Mourinho will select a second-string outfit for SeaWorld, probably only going on the less taxing rides such as Journey to Atlantis, while sending his senior figures to Miami to face Real Madrid. (more...)
Willian Fails To Report To Chelsea Training Willian Fails To Report To Chelsea Training
- July 31, 2018

Chelsea and Maurizio Sarri will be delighted with this news as Willian has the potential to be one of the Blues' key player in the Premier League and Europa League next season. But unfortunately for the Red half of Manchester, executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward is not making the funds available for the Red Devils to spend. The Brazilian, who has been enjoying an extended break after playing at the World Cup, has contacted the club to blame his late arrival on a problem with his passport. (more...)
Nationals Have Discussed A Bryce Harper Trade With At Least 1 Team Nationals Have Discussed A Bryce Harper Trade With At Least 1 Team
- July 31, 2018

Bryce Harper has been hearing his name mentioned in trade talks as the MLB's trade deadline approaches on Tuesday afternoon, but at this point, the Washington Nationals appear to be unwilling to part with their All-Star outfielder, despite the fact that he's set to be a free agent this winter. (more...)
Everton consider offer for United defender Marcos Rojo Everton consider offer for United defender Marcos Rojo
- July 31, 2018

The United manager wants a central defender and a right winger before the transfer deadline on August 9, according to sources, with Leicester's Harry Maguire , Tottenham's Toby Alderweireld and Jerome Boateng at Bayern Munich all on the list of candidates. (more...)
Anthony Martial leaves Manchester United's USA tour for birth of child Anthony Martial leaves Manchester United's USA tour for birth of child
- July 31, 2018

De Laurentiis told Radio Kiss Kiss Napoli: 'We have asked for Darmian on a loan with a right to sign next summer'. Damian, who joined United from Torino in 2015, says a return to Italy could be an attractive option. Manchester United - now after installing a women's team after facing years of scrutiny for not having one - have shown that they are not afraid to make good and refreshing decisions at the top level. (more...)
Cameron Norrie through to Atlanta semi-finals due to Nick Kyrgios withdrawal
- July 31, 2018

Norrie, advancing to his second ATP World Tour semi-final after making the same stage at the Lyon Open in May, admitted it was not how he had hoped to reach the last four, where he will meet American Ryan Harrison. Now I'm here and I'm in the quarter-finals. He will face the victor of Friday night's match between Brit Cameron Norrie and second-seeded Australian Nick Kyrgios in the other semifinal. (more...)
Terror a possible motive in car-ramming of foreign cyclists in Tajikistan
- July 31, 2018

In a statement on Tuesday, Tajikistan's Interior Ministry said it had detained four people linked to the attackers after reporting on Monday that security forces had killed four suspected attackers and detained a fifth. If ISIS's claims on the Tajikistan incident are confirmed, it would the first time Americans have been killed in a terrorist attack outside of the US since August 2017 in Barcelona, according to ABC. (more...)
Mourinho frustrated with under-strength United squad Mourinho frustrated with under-strength United squad
- July 31, 2018

Mourinho could justifiably suggest progress was made last season as United finished second in the Premier League behind runaway champions Manchester City last May, but the methods he deployed for much of the campaign and the manner of their defeat in the FA Cup final against Chelsea saw the popular vote swing against Jose among numerous club's supporters. (more...)

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