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infielder will start Friday against the Rangers.

Izturis has seen most of the playing time at third with Brett Lawrie on the disabled list. He’ll hit seventh against Rangers starter Nick Tepesch. Izturis is hitting .216/.250/.307 in 153 at-bats this season. 

More News 03/04/2016 • by RotoWire Staff 01/29/2016 • by RotoWire Staff ing watched by United scouts leading up to the summer market.Sky Sports says United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is having senior scouts watch Collins, who is tied to Stoke to 2024.The highly-rated youngster has made 12 appearances for Stoke’s first- 11/03/2015 • by RotoWire Staff 06/18/2015 ghton defender Leon Balogun.The African side are involved in a friendly against Zimbabwe, which will be a good chance for Balogun to get 90 minutes under his belt.Balogun had a stop start season with the Seagulls, with his last game coming in the FA • by Micarrived in the summer from Manchester City, but insists Juve are determined to continue “crushing” their opponents.Discussing coach Maurizio Sarri, he said: “He wants to change Juventus, but it’s not simple and it takes time.“Sarri wants to propohael Hurcomb 05/30/2015 • by Marty Gitlin 05/24/2015 • by Shawn Krest

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Twins activate Trevor Plouffe … then put him back on DL

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On Wednesday, the activated third baseman from the seven-day concusson the move again.After spending last season with Leeds United, Baker is now ready to move to Germany for a fresh loan arrangement.BILD says Baker is set to move to Fortuna Dusseldorf and has already left London to join their preseason training camp.ion DL. Later that same night, Plouffe strained his calf during pre-game warmups. Now, he has been placed on the 15-day DL retroactive to May 29. In other words, the time between injuries for Plouffe can be best measured in hours.

Manchester United.Sky Sports says Longstaff wants the chance to speak to United to discuss a potential move.Should St James’ Park bigwigs be unwilling to open that door though, Longstaff will respect their decision.United would subsequently have to aAs a direct result, , who was farmed out to make room for Plouffe on the active roster, was promptlcuppered a move to Manchester United.Haaland went on to praise United manage Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and insisted he joined Dortmund because it was the right move for his career.”Ole has been very important for me in getting to where I am today,” Haalany recalled.

This season, the 26-year-old Plouffe is batting .254/333/.425. He’s coming off a 2012 campaign in which he tallied 24 homers in 119 games.

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n new contract talks with Matteo Guendouzi.Gazzett

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outfielder slid into the leadoff spot Thursday against the Twins, in place of Norichika lled up to the Wales squad.Aaron Ramsey has been ruled out of the Wales squad for matches against Azerbaijan and Belarus, with United youngster Levitt drafted in as his replacement.The Football Association of Wales announced the news of Ramsey’s withAoki, who is in the midst of a 2-for-26 slump.Gomez has started at least a game in every spot in the lineup. He is hitting .330 with a .372 on-base percentage in 50 games. He told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel he would .”I feel pretty good there,” Gomez said. “It’s fun. I know I’m going to have a lot of people on base. If I lead off, I have [Jonathan] Lucroy behioan Arsenal striker grabbed the winner against Blackpool on the weekend.”His finish was well taken and composed but it was his first touch which set it up for him,” explained Appleton to weareimps.com.”The combination we saw between Tyler (Walker) annd me, and he hits the ball to all fields really good. He can move me around. Then whoever’s in the seventh spot — Rickie [Weeks], Yuniesky [Betancourt] — can bring me in. If I hit fifth, Ryan [Braun], [Aramis] Ramirez and [Jean] Segura are on base a lot. Plus, I can use my speed to steal bases.”

More News ona coach succeeds David Gallego, who was sacked yesterday.Machin said at his presentation: “Thank you for the confidence shown and for the love that I am already feeling in these hours and I will surely be reciprocal with the fans. “I come to a hist 01/17/2020 • by RotoWire Staff 07/04/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 06/30/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 06/24/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 06/22/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 06/21/2019 • by RotoWire Staff

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starting pitcher had a hard time keeping the ball in the park but managed to escape with his fifth win of the season Friday night against the Brewers.Garcia (5-2) surrendered a pair of three-run home runs to Aramis Ramirez for his only damage of the night. He was charged with six runs and six hits over 5 1/3 innings of work. He struck out five and walked one in a 7-6 win.Garcia has served up four home runs in his last two starts. He has allowed 11 runs over 11 1/3 innings during that span. He is scheduled to make his next start Wednesday at San Diego.

ed with Neto’s progress since his preseason arrival from Lazio.But also says, “Pedro joined us late after having a couple of seasons with not a lot of competition. I think it took some time for him to adapt to the demands of the competition that we More News 01/09/2019 • by RotoWire Staff o Ramos was unpunished for abusing a linesman during the derby on Saturday night.Tempers flared during the goalless draw and climaxed at one particular point during the first half.”The w***e that gave birth to you,” was Ramos’ comment towards the lin 09/15/2018 • by RotoWire Staff 09/09/2018 • by RotoWire Staff 09/08/2018 • by RotoWire Staff back Andrew Robertson admits they’ve “not been good enough” after their FA Cup fifth-round exit to Chelsea on Tuesday.The Reds’ recent struggles continued as they followed up Saturday’s heavy Premier League loss to Watford with a 2-0 defeat at Stamfo 09/04/2018 • by RotoWire Staff 08/31/2018 • by RotoWire Staff

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second baseman has returnenal legend Ian Wright is baffled by the decision of Laurent Koscielny to refuse to be part of the club’s US tour.The 33-year-old was due to fly out to the USA with thr Mark Noble says they should be going for the top six.Pellegrini said, “I never say what our team target is for the season. I think though, that if pundits have those feelings, maybe it is because the team is showing in games, we are able to do thate rest of the squad on Thursday but the club announced that the defender would not ed to the team’s lineup Tuesday against the Pirates. 

Weeks will bat seventh for the second straight start. He received a routine day off Monday. He’s struggled this season, hitting just .181/.302/.276 in 127 at-bats. 

More News 07/24/2017 • by RotoWire Staff 07/20/2017 • by RotoWire Staff to action after 18 months out injured.The Dutch international had spent two-and-a-half years on loan at PSV Eindhoven in the Eredivisie. His last appearance, however, came in a 0-0 draw with Groningen on May 6 2018, as he skippered PSV to the title. 07/19/2017 • by RotoWire Staff 07/18/2017 • by RotoWire Staff 07/14/2017 • by RotoWire Staff 07/08/2017 • by RotoWire Staff

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es coach Ryan Giggs says Swansea City winger Danie

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second baseman served auld any manager be able to get a tune out of this lot at Manchester United…?With international week comes the sack talk. Paron.The winger was at the centre of most of the positive things Crystal Palace did against the Reds today, with the Eagles turning in a fantastic performance that deserved a much more positive result.Reflecting on the 90 minutes post-match, Townsend stly due to the need to fill the vacuum left by a barren league programme. But also due to the growing belief inside boardroos the DH in Tuesday’s series opener against the Blue Jays. “This is a great opportunity to give Scutaro a break,” manager Bruce Bochy told .com. “We’re only here two days so I can’t take it easy on a lot or Giovani Lo Celso.Football.london says Atletico Madrid and Napoli are both interested in the Real Betis playmaker.The news has placed Spurs in an awkward bargaining position given their failure to meet Betis’ valuation of £64m.The Andalusian club hf them, but with Scutaro, it makes sense to give him a break.”Scutaro has hit in 12 straight contests and is batting .479 (23 for 48) with one homer and five RBI during that span.

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right fielder is dealing with a little soreness after serving as the designated hitter Thursday in his first rehab game and is out of Triple-A Gwinnett’s lineup Friday, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution .

Heyward is recovering from an emergency appendectomy he had on April 22. There is no timetable for Heyward’s return, which will “be determined by his health and getting his timing back,” said Braves general manager Frank Wren.

More News 03/25/2020 • by RotoWire Staff 09/29/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 09/28/2019 • by RotoWire Staff nager Marcelo Bielsa does not believe that it is wise to compare his side to Arsenal.The two teams are set to go head to head in the FA Cup third round, with Bielsa’s promotion chasing team getting a chance to battle against a Premier League side.But 09/26/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 09/13/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 09/11/2019 m Howard is part-owner of Dagenham & Redbridge FC.Howard, 40, who made 414 appearnchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed they plan to buy players to make an instant impact.So far, United have added youngsters Daniel James (Swansea City) and Aaron Wan-Bissaka (Crystal Palace) this summer.He said, “Well, it’s a long-ances for the Blues across a decade-long stint between 2006-16 – more than any other player from outside the British Isles – played the final game of his profess • by RotoWire Staff

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The have from designated hitter/first baseman this season after the Orioles decided not to bring him back, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports Monday. 

Entering Monday against Oakland, Reynolds is hitting PSG have opened talks with Everton for Idrissa Gueye.Foot Mercato says PSG are reviving their January interest in the talented midfielder.However for now, they’re yet to make a formally offer for Gueye.PSG pushed hard for Gueye in January, but the deal fell through due to Everton’s €60m asking price.If they offer €30-35m Everton would be prepared to sell..296 with nine homers and 26 RBI over 27 games. 

Reynolds made his fourth start at third base Monday against the A’s. He wanted to return to the Orioles in the offseason but says they never made him an offer. 

“Never got an offer, never got to negotiate anything,” Reynolds said. “I had a lot of friends over there. The guys on that team were awesome. We were coming off a playoff run, and I thought we could do it again.”

More News 04/09/2020 • by RotoWire Staff 07/28/2019 • by RotoWire Staff Australia youth international Con Ouzounidis has signed a new deal with Everton to 2020.Ouzounidis was part of David Unsworth’s Under-23s squad that won a Premier League 2 and Premier League Cup double in 2018-19.The 19-year-old is targeting more sil07/21/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 06/30/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 05/19/2019 • by RotoWire Staff s also pleased Petr Cech has returned as technical advisor.”It’s great to see him here,” Luiz told the club’s website.”He’s someone who knows what it means to be at Chelsea and understands the DNA of this club. We are working well so far, everyone is 05/09/2019 • by RotoWire Staff

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In his column Tuesday, Scott White set says Gunners players will return to training for the first time on Tuesday since being placed on self-isolation after the positive coronavirus test recorded by manager Mikel Arteta.The news that the Gunners boss had tested positive for COVID-19 was about ranking his top disabled list stashes, and he ranks first baseman No. 12. Hart has been disappointing already, in the sense that his recovery from knee surgery has already taken longer than expected; he is not eligible to return until May 30, when he comes off the 60-day DL.

However, Hart is also one of the most tino Perez to Santiago Bernabeu in terms of their influence on Los Blancos.Amancio spent over a decade playing for Real Madrid in the 1960s and 1970s and was part of the side that lifted the 1966 European Cup.”What am I going to say about Don Santiagdependable power hitters in the league over the last few years, and he should avoid the physical pounding of an outfielder when he returns. Hart has hit at least 20 home runs in five of the last six years, and he has hit at least .268 in as many seasons as well.

The top of the Brewers first choice at right back, and Semedo may want to move on to seek regular first team football.Sport claims reports that Semedo is free to leave, even though Barca would prefer to keep him as a squad player.He has been linked to Manchester United, a’ order is playing at a high level, but their No. 4 hitters are putting up a collective .524 on-base plus slugging percentage. Hart should fill that role and put up solid numbers right away, so don’t think about cutting him loose as he recovers. 

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vin de Bruyne says he’s happy at Manchester City.W

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manager Joe Maddon said prior to Thursday’s game against the he’ accepted they must sell Youri Tielemans to Leicester City.After his six-month loan, Tielemans is on the brink of returning to the Foxes in a permanent switch.Le 10 Sport says Leicester have triggered the €45m option in their deal and despite rivals been told it’ other Premier League sides want to sign Butland, but have been put off by Stoke’s valuation, according to the Birmingham Mail.The Potters want more than £20 million for the 25-year-oldn advanced discussions to sign centre-back William Saliba, according to reports.The Gunners are locked in talks with Saint-Etienne over a potential deal and Le 10 Sport says talks are progressing well.An agreement is expected to be reached within the, which no one is willing to pay.Stoke boss Nathan Jones confirms suppose to rain/snow around 3 p.m. CT, according to The Tampa Tribune. Maddon said they are hoping to get at least five innings played to make it an official game.

First pitch is slated for 2:10 p.m. ET.

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Photo of the Day: Tens, possibly dozens see Marlins battle Mets

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What does the Marlins Park crowd in the 14th inning of a Monited are hoping to complete a deal for Sean Longstaff by Monday.The Red Devils depart for Australasia on July 8 on their preseason tour.The Manchester Evening News says United wanted a deal for the Newcastle United midfielder completed last month.Bunday-night game look like? Not unlike the end of human hope, as this tweet shall demonstrate …

Here’s the crowd at the marlins game. This doesn’t include all 26 people on the 200 level. is work as manager at Chelsea.The Blues legend joined in the summer from Derby County, with some fans doubtful about the impact he could make given he is so new to management.But Lampard has ushered in a new style of play, while promoting several you

— Dieter Kurtenbach (@dkurtenbn building for the future.It is clear that boss Frank Lampard wants to inject youth into the team, with the additions of Mount, Tammy Abraham and Fikoyo Tomori.However, Mount knows the club’s fans expect success in the present as well.”It’s very impoach)

Marlins fever … easily curable, as it turns out.

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Despite not allowing a run over his last six appearances, reliever wants manager Ron Roenicke to for the time being, .com reported Friday.Henderson, who replaced Axford as Milwaukee’s closer, is 5 for 5 in save chances and has only allowed one run over his first 10 appearances, while racking up 147 strikeouts compared to just two walks. “You want to keep with what’s going well. I think that’s the biggest thing,” Axford said. “Things are going good right now, winning nine in a row. Losing that tough one [on Wednesday] in San Diego, we had a shot of winning that one at the end, too. You really want to keep with what’s strong and what’s working, I think.”Axford has racked up four holds to go along with six strikeouts and no walks over his last six outings and opponents are hitting just .118 (2 for 17) off himrtivo says Gunners boss Unai Emery is lining up a replacement for Mesut Ozil and has settled on the Spain star.Isco has seemingly fallen out of favour once again at the Bernaich list.Forbes reports Manchester United have fallen from second to sixth in Forbes’ list of the world’s most valuable sports teams.The Red Devils have tumbled four spots and are now behind Clasico giants Real Madrid (third) and Barcelona (fourth) wbeu and has made only five appearances this season, but woinish is within their grasp.United are at high-flying Sheffield United today.Despite being off the top-four pace, Solskjaer hasn’t given up on the Champions League.“I don’t agree the top four won’t change,” he said. “We’ve put ourselves in a diffuld still command over that span.

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l defender Virgil Van Dijk singled out his Reds co

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second of Ireland international has attracted tentative enquiries from Juventus in recent days. However, they’re not alone.Tuttsport says Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund are also keen on tempting Parrott away from London.Juve sports direct bing Manchester United ace Paul Pogba.Pogba has been on Real’s radar for much of the year, where coach Zinedine Zidane is determined to work with him in Madrid. The pair were snapped in October meeting in Dubai.However, Mundo Deportivo says Perez doesaseman entered Monday’s game against CC Sabathia and the Yankees having gone 0 for 3 in his career against the ace of the New York staff. He was 3 for 6 by night’s end in th the reasons why they are having such an impressive season.Despite early season struggles, Wolves are firmly in the conversation for a Europa League or even Champions League spot.They have also had to content with Europa League matches this season.Ane Rays’ win. 

Roberts went 3 for 4 in the game and 3 for 3 off Sabathia with two home runs. He took the starter deep for a solo shot in the first inning and added another solo blast in the third. The 3-for-4 effort brings Roberts’ average up to .308. 

The 32-year-old, who was batting just .233 after a game against Oakland on April 20, has gone 5 for 9 in his last two contests with three RBI and four runs scored. 

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starter Andy Pettitte appears to be over his back issues after starting Friday against Toronto. Pettitte allowed three runs over 7 1/3 innings Friday and the back spasms appear to be in the past, .com reports. “He feels great today. Normal soreness, so everything is OK,” madraw at Manchester City.City were celebrating after Gabriel Jesus appeared to have scored in injury time, but the goal was ruled out er-Peters.The pair came through the ranks together at Spurs and both started in last weekend’s draw with Manchester City.”I’m really proud of Kyle,” Winks told the club’s website. “It’s a big season for him this year, he’s had a big couple of games abecause the ball had brushed Aymeric Laporte’s arm in the build-up.Before then, Raheem Sterling had headed dominant Cnager Joe Girardi said. “You want toep Guardiola believes Manchester United can come back in their Carabao Cup semi-final tie.The Red Devils are down 3-1 after the first-leg loss at Old Trafford on Tuesday night.But after coming back from a similar deficit against PSG in the Champions see how the back responds after the workload, and it came out OK, so I’m pleased.”Pettitte picked up a win in his third straight start Friday and has a solid 2.01 ERA after three outings this year. He’s 3-0 entering Wednesday’s start at Tampa Bay.

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pitcher got off to a solid start in Wednesday’s outing against the Yankees but ran into some trouble late. He allowed three runs on four hits over 6 2/3 innings of work. The left-hander made it through the first six frames scoreless before losing his control in the seventh. In that inning, he put two men on before walking thnext Euro2020 qualifiers.Kante’s season has been scourged by injuries that date back to the Europa League final win over Arsenal.And Lampard is hopeful France will grant Kante the international break to work on his physical condition.”It is a difficue bases loaded with two rged this week that Messi’s contract carries a break clause for the end of every campaign where the Argentine can leave for free.And contacted by El Chiringuito, a family member has confirmed his deal expires at the end of this season.While it’s beenouts. Miley then issued another walk to force home a run and was pulled after throwing 98 pitches, 59 for strikes. The bullpen allowed two inherited runners to score, tying the game at 3-3.Miley (2-0) walked three and struck out three in the no-decision. His next start is scheduled for Monday against the Giants. Miley went 1-2 with a 3.60 ERA in three appearances (two starts) against San Francisco last season.

More News 03/07/2020 • by RotoWire Staff 12/17/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 10/12/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 10/04/2019 • by RotoWire Staff .The Daily Echo says Saints are holding out for a permanent deal to get rid of record signing Guido Carrillo but could yet be forced to loan him out again.The 28-year-old has been one of the biggest transfer flops of recent times with Saints having s 09/27/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 09/22/2019 • by RotoWire Staff