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VIDEO: Scott Miller discusses Yasiel Puig on Fantasy Baseball Today

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CBSSports.com National Baseball Columnist Scott Miliba.The Gunners are favourites to sign the young Frenchman, though negotiations are proving complicated.The Mirror says Gunners boss Unai Emery will have a transfer pot of £40million to spend this summer, plus anytut what he went through during the recent carjacking saga.Ozil and his Arsenal teammate Saed Kolasinac were victims of an incident that also involved his wife Amine.They were attacked by armed robbers and were lucky to escape with their lives.”My wifhing he makes on transfers.But Sainler dishes out his thoughts on what’s going on with the , including phenom mann’s form.Ahead of their meeting with Leganes, Griezmann came up and Valverde seemed fed up with the constant questions about the Frenchman.”Why are there so many questions that start with ‘are you worried about…’?” he asked.”In the end, I leave .

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designated hitter mahsed his 10t Madrid, however the club are willing to listen to offers for the Spain international.As is the case with other members in the squad, those upstairs at the Santiago Bernabeu are not ruling out his departure and, for the right place, he is available.Th home run in Wednesday’s win over Cleveland.

Hafner fack at the dismissal of Mauricio Pochettino last month.Like most of the Spurs squad, Moura was sad to seeMauricio Pochettino leave.He said: “It was a crazy week for everyone, but it’s ­normal in football. I don’t need to say how good a job ­Mauriinished 1 for 3 with a walk and the two-run home run. Hafner also struck out twice, and his limited contact has resulted in a .246 batting average. Despite those issues, he’s slugging .507 and providing the Yankees with the power bat .The Foxes are among the best teams in the league this season, climbing to third in the table and looking like a serious bet for a Champions League spot.And winger Gray believes they are now confident of beating anyone at any stadium under Brendan Rothey needed against right-handed pitching.

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Gray, a top MLB draft prospect, tests positive for stimulant Adderall

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Right-handed pitcher Jonathan Gray, a 100-mph-throwing University of Oklahoma ace who’s widely considered one of the top three draft-eligible amateur players in the country, tested positive for the stimulant Adderall, maier League should persist with VAR.Wenger has recently taken up a role with FIFA as chief of global football development, and gave his thoughts on the video technology being used to help match officials.And he pinpointed the lack of referral by referjor-league team sources said.

Test results are sent to the 30 teams, so all are aware of the result. Sources said Gray did not have a prescription.

There is no penalty for a failed test for a draft-eligible player such as Gray. Major leaguers receive a 25-game ban for a second failure out of their squad for the Audi Cup in Germany.The Welshman’s future is uncertain after his proposed move to Jiangsu Suning fell through over the weekend.Zinedine Zidane is also without Thibaut Courtois, who will spend the next month out of action w for a stimulant, though not a first one. Acced a new deal after listening to his “gut”.Origi says “a gut feeling” told him to stay at Liverpool and the striker is ready to kick on from the Champions League-winning goals which changed his life.The 24-year-old did not start a Premier League gameording to an ESPN.com report citing league sources, Gray might be subjected to follow-up testing when his professional career begins.

Gray, a junior at OU, is believed to be the only one of 200 draft-eligible players to have tested positive for any drug. The top 200 players are tested by to provide information for teams before Thursday’s first day of the amateur draft.

A phone message left for his agent wasn’t immediately returned.

Major leaguers with certain conditions can apply for a therapeutic-use exemption (T.U.E.) that excuses them from being tested for specific drugs. It is estimated that about 100 players have a T.U.E., many of which allow stimulants to combat various conditions, including ADD.

There is no indication that a failure for a stimulant might affect a prospect’s draft attractiveness or negotiating leverage. Gray is considered by most to be among the top three players, along with Stanford right-hander Mark Appel and University of San Diego slugging third baseman Kris Bryant.

“I don’t think it’s that big a deal,” one GM said. “The kid may have [a condition].”

Gray was originally picked by the out of junior college but turned down a bonus offer believed to be about $500,000. He is widely expected to get at least 10 times that after showing vast improvement as a Sooner. He has been clocked many times at 100 mph, and scouts marvel how he can carry that velocity late into games.

The have the first pick, followed by the , , and .

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general manager Doiel Paulista is eager to stis prepared to join Manchester United – if Ole Gunnar Solskjaer remains in charge.Reports on Tuesday night claimed that United are closing in on a £76m deal for Haaland – but will loan him back to Red Bull Salzburg for the remainder of the season.TVep up plans of turning out for Spain.The Brazilian has publicly declared he wishes to play for La Roja ahead of next year’s Euros.And El Larguero says Gabriel has already held talks with the Spanish Federation about what isug Melvin said during a radio interview Monday newly acquired infielder will according to .com. Francisco, who was designated for assignment Thursday, was acquired from Aa deal for Watford attacker Dodi Lukebakio.Lukebakio superb season on-loan with Fortuna Dusseldorf has attracted interest from Germany and across the continent.BILD says Wagner is a big fan of Lukebakio and talks with his minders are already underwaytlanta Monday.

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Werth activated, Rendon recalled as Nationals shake up roster

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With their record sitting at a disappointing 28-29, the Nationals decided to shake up their roster on Tuesday. Here’s the list of moves:

Outfielder Jayson Werth activated off DL.Top prospect Anthony Rendon called up from Triple-A.Left-hander Ian Krol called up from Double-A.Second baseman placed on 15-day DL.Right-hander designated for assignment and placed on waivers.Left-hartz at the end of this season.The young Germany attacker is being tracked by the likes of Liverpool, Manchester City, Bayern Munich and Real Madrid.Bosz told AD: “In Germany they see him as a child prodigy. He is from Aachen, has been playing here nder released.

Werth, 34, missed a month with a hamstring problem. Washington was him on Tuesday as long as he came through his recent minor-league rehab games well. In 27 games before the injury, he hit .260/.308/.400 with four home runs and two stolen bases. Werth will give the team some much-needed outfield depth with Bryce Harper on the DL.

Rendon, 22, went 6 for 25 (.240) in eight games with the Nats earlier this season. He’s hit .307/.452/.575 with six homers in 36 minor-league games this year, all but three at Double-A. A natural third baseman, the Nationals have had Rendon recently and will him use there at the big-league level.

Espinosa, 26, has hit a miserable .158/.193/.272 with three home runs this season, though he has been . He also has been battling shoulder problems, so he’ll finally get a chance to get healthy before returning to the team at full strength. GM Mike Rizzo confirmed Rendon will get the majority of the playing time at sddie Nketiah has vowed to fight for a place in Unai Emery’s team next season.The striker spent last season playing behind Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette.Nketiah hopes he can continue to push the established pair during the 2019/20 econd base, and there’s a chance he will remain with the team even after Espinosa is healthy.

The hard-throwing Rodriguez was part of the trade that sent Josh Willingham to the Athletics in December 2010. He’s pitched to a 5.13 ERA and 1.50 WHIP in 47 1/3 innings these last two years after being a reliable setup man in 2010. Given the 26-year-old’s triple-digit fastball, he’ll likely get claimed off waivers in the coming days.

Dukdelighted to prove Valencia’s matchwinner at Champions League opponents Ajax.Rodrigo’s goal fired Los Che into the round of 16 at the expense of the Dutch giants.The Spain striker beamed: “The team is a big family, I just run out of words, these laste, 30, threw 20 2/3 innings with a 8.71 ERA and 1.89 WHIP out of Washington’s bullpen this year. He was the team’s only left-hander until Fernando Abad was recalled last month. Duke has gone 50-75 with a 4.60 ERA in parts of nine big-league seasons.

Krol, 22, was acquired from the Athletics as part of the three-team Mike Morse/John Jaso trade with the Mariners this offseason. He moved to the bullpen full-time this season and owns a 0.69 ERA and 0.81 WHIP in 26 innings for the team’s Double-A affiliate before being called. Krol has never been in the big leagues.

CBSSpots.com’s Danny Knobler hears the Nationals are leaning towards placing right-hander on the DL due to his lat problem, though he will throw a bullpen session on Wednesday before a decision is made. Catcher could miss another six weeks with his hamstring injury.

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d his time working with Leicester City ace James M

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fender Kevin Danso on a season-long loan.Danso, who was born to Ghanaian parents in Austria, but moved to England when he was six, came through the academy system at MK Dons, before moving to Augsburg in 2014.He made his debut for the Bundesliga club

starter and his wife are expecting to become parents for the first time shortly, MASNSports.com reports Wednesday. Gonzalez leave when the time comes. 

Gonzalez recently r Monaco midfielder Cesc Fabregas has published a clip of buying former Chelsea teammate Willy Caballero a Range Rover after being outdone in a penalty contest.The incident was originally recalled by former PSG goalkeeper Marcin Bulka, now of PSG.Fabreturned from the disabled list and has pitched to two no-decisions since his return. He’s allowed three runs on nine hits and three walks over 12 2/3 innings with 12 Ks over that span. Gonzalez is still on track to start Friday against Detroit. 

More News ot to lose Lucas Torreira.The Mirror says the Gunners will fight to keep Torreira from the clutches of AC Milan.The Italian giants have made an approach for the 23-year-old Uruguay midfielder who is interested in a move to the San Siro after just one 07/12/2018 • by RotoWire Staff 06/30/2018 • by RotoWire Staff 06/29/2018 • by RotoWire Staff 06/25/2018 • by RotoWire Staff 06/24/2018 • by RotoWire Staff 06/23/2018 • by RotoWire Staff

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infielder finishan Fraser has assured Bournemouth he won’t agitate for a move away.The midfielder has been linked with Arsenal this summer.But he told The Scotsman: “I’ve got a year left with Bournemouth. If I’m there, I’ll give my all. If I’m somewhere else, I’lled 3 for 4 in Wedneswcastle United boss Rafa Benitez won’t rule out re-signing Kenedy from Chelsea.The Brazilian struggled to get into the starting line-up in the second half of the campaign and has now returned to Chelsea.However, Benitez is realistic when it comes to day’s loss to the Cubs.

All three hits were singles, and Keppinger somehow managed not to score or knock in a run. Still, any positivity from Keppinger, a .223/.229/.263 hitter on the season, is welcomed on the south sid mother of Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt has talked up the prospect of moving to Barcelona.Barcelona are pushing to sign the defender this summer. And Cuatro went to the mother of De Ligt’s house today, asking her about her son.”It’s an enormous dece of Chicago.

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DH in one of the two games at Phigrets over his time at Old Trafford.United’s cup double and second placed finish in 2016 the undisputed highlight of his five-and-half years at the club.Fellaini, now with Shandong Luneng, told the Daily Mail: “I played five and half years for Mancheladelphia this week, according to The Boston Globe. With the game being played at a National League park, Ortiz will take the field Wednesday or Thursday.Ortiz is hitting .341/.401/.618 in 123 at-bats. He is hitting .378 with three home runs and 12 RBI in his last 10 games played.

More News bout to enter the final year of his current deal.Belgian reporter Kristof Terreur says negotiations have progressed positively: “Liverpool and Divock Origi’s people had positive talks about a new contract just before the player went on holiday. There 11/16/2016 • by RotoWire Staff 10/01/2016 on fullback Wayne Bridge expects a busy summer at St Mary’s.Bridge believes manager Ralph Hasenhuttl will want to make his own mark on the squad.He told the Daily Echo: “He has got to try and do something. He needs to try and get players in that he • by RotoWire Staff 09/30/2016 • by RotoWire Staff 09/29/2016 • by RotoWire Staff 09/21/2016 • by RotoWire Staff 09/20/2016 • by RotoWire Staff

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closer , who left Tuesday’s game against the Diamondbacks with tightness in his right groin, , according to The Denver Post.Betancourt exited after throwing two pitches in the dirt. He doesn’t believe his injury is serious, though it has bothered him for a month. He is scheduled to undergo an MRI Wednesday.”We will see what will come from tomorrow. We have ThSerie A defender Massimo Brambati says AC Milan were wrong to dump Rino Gattuso.Brambati also insists Gattuso was blocked from signing Franck Ribery before he joined Fiorentina.”I still don’t understand why Milan took this long path round with Marco ursday off, and I hope it will be fine if I don’t pitch those two days. If it was more serious I would tell you. If it was really bad I would tell you. But it’s getting tight every time, and it’s not easy to pitch like that,” Betancourt said.

More News 02/26/2016 • by RotoWire Staff d Bruce Rioch never had the right qualities to be successful as Arsenal manager.Rioch spent a year at Arsenal prior to the arrival of Arsene Wenger, having been at Milwall earlier in his career.With Arsenal finishing fifth during his only season at t 08/23/2015 • by Elliot Smith 07/31/2015 • by Jason Lempert ttenham midfielder Christian Erilksen.Off contract in June, the Dane has informed new Spurs boss Jose Mourinho he intends to leave the club in 2020.There is talk in England of Spurs planning to sell next month, however Marotta would prefer to secure 06/26/2015 • by Shawn Krest 06/25/2015 • by Michael Hurcomb 06/21/2015 • by Ruben Palacios

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reliever threw 20 pitches in live batting practice Tuesday, and hopes to be back from shoulder tendinitis when the team begins a three-game series against the Pirates Fridayout the future of Patrick Cutrone.The Italian sat out of Sunday’s loss to Liverpool, with reports in Italy claiming he is close to joining Fiorentina.But Nuno has refused to confirm the rumours.”It was something we decided. We decided to have Matt Do.

Gorzelanny has been on the DL since May 11, but has been rehabbing. It is not clear whether he will need a minor-league rehab assignment. The team has not pushed his recovery hard, given the early point in the season iCity, it has been revealed.According to Tommy Widdrington, former Coventry head of recruitment, the former Crystal Palace fullback almost joined on a free transfer and a deal was close to being completed. He told BristolLive: ”There’s some there than which the injury occurred.

“If this came up in August or September it’d be a different story, but we’re just dealing with it now and I’ll go back out and be ready to go,” Gorzelanny . “It went well. I feel good.”

More News 08/21/2017 • by RotoWire Staff 03/28/2017 • by RotoWire Staff 02/03/2017 • by RotoWire Staff 07/09/2016 • by RotoWire Staff alks with Real Madrid.The midfielder has spent the past year on-loan with Cruzeiro, but is currently in limbo.For the moment, he is training in Madrid, but away from the club’s Valdebebas facilities, “due to bureaucratic problems”. He is not allowed 07/04/2016 • by RotoWire Staff 03/28/2016 • by RotoWire Staff

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general manager Brian Cashman said Monday injured shortstop is scheduled to returrvey Elliott.Elliott, 16, completed the move to Anfield on Sunday after allowing his contract at Craven Cotta Neymar retains hope of returning to Barcelona.That’s according to Marcelo Bechler, the Brazilian journalist who first broke the news that PSG were ready to sell the attacker.Real Madrid are also in contact with PSG,But Bechler told El Larguero: willing to send away as many as TWELVE youngsters on-loan this month.Eddie Nketiah and Emile Smith Rowe are receiving the most admiring glances as Mikel Arteta looks to narrow down his squad.The Athletic reports Nketiah, who left Leeds after just tw”PSGge to run down.As he is under the age of 24, Fulham are entitled to a fee for his development, which will now be determined by the Professionn to Charlotte this week to meet with Dr. Robert Anderson for a , according to the New York Post. Jeter still isn’t expected back until after the All-Star break.

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backstop had another powerful performance on Wednesdaattacker Xherdan Shaqiri.Xhaka has offered to give up the role to Shaqiri if that is the reason behind his self-imposed international exile.”If the captain’s band really is the problem, then we can sit together at one table,” he said.”We are grown upy during an 11-3 drubbing of the Giants. Arencibia homered for the 10th time thisNathan Broadhead is in line for a new deal at Everton.The Daily Mail says Broadhead is in-line for a new contract at Everton before being loaned out this summer .Broadhead, 21, has emerged as a breakout star of pre-season after being handed an opportunity by Marco Silva.He was named under-23 Player of the Season last term.The young attacker made his debut two years ago in enal defender Calum Chambers is determined to be a first-choice for manager Unai Emery.The England international has begun the season impressively.He said, “I think to establish yourself here, you need to play week in, week out. It’s the same at everthe Europa League. season. 

The catcher went 2 for 5 in the game and took starter Ryan Vogelsong deep for a two-run shot in the second inning. He added a single and scored twice in the game. Arencibia is batting .236. 

The 27-year-old had been 0 for 12 in his previous three games. He’s up to 10 homers, 20 RBI and seven doubles. 

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Rays’ pitching staff isn’t pitching like a typical Rays pitching staff

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On Monday night, the had a 7-0 lead after three innings. On Tuesday night, they had a 4-1 lead after six innings. They lost both games thanks to spectacular pitching collapses.

Entering Wednesday, the Rays had the fifth-worst ERA (4.44) and seventh-worst WHIP (1.33) in baseball this season. Last year they had the best ERA (3.19) and WHIP (1.17) in the game, both by a decent margin. The year before they had the eighth-best ERA (3.58) and second-best WHIP (1.22). Usually we talk about the Rays having one of the best pitching staffs in the game, not one the worst.

Perhaps the most amazing thing about the team’s pitching trouble is how nearly every single member of the staff is performing worse than they did a year ago. Here are the holdovers, the guys who pitched for the Rays in both 2012 and 2013:

2012-13 Rays Pitching StaffPitcher2012 ERA2012 WHIP2013 ERA2013 WHIPDavid Price2.561.106.251.48Alex Cobb4.031.252.791.19Jeremy Hellickson3.101.254.791.31Matt Moore3.811.351.951.05Fernando Rodney0.600.785.061.78Joel Peralta3.631.192.511.19Jake McGee1.950.8011.252.25Cesar Ramos2.100.975.631.63Kyle Farnsworth4.001.337.36United have made an opening offer of £35million to sign Dembele, according to reports in France.The former Celtic and Fulham striker has netted 23 times in Ligue 1 this season and has attracted attention from a number of top European teams.Ole Gunna2.32

Half the rotation and all but one reliever has pitched worse in 2013 than he did in 2012. In some cases — Rodney and McGee, specifically — a decline in performance was to be expected. Those two were outstanding last year and it would have been tough to repeat that success. Still, the decline has been drastic.

Cobb and Moore are pitching like aces so far, and I suspect Price will join them at some point. He’s simply way too good to pitch like he has over a full season. Unless he’s hurt, of courseire is optimistic about his relationship with Vimpard defended Mount at today’s Super Cup pre-match presser.He said, “I pick the best team to win the game, regardless of age. Mount deserves his chance on merit, I won’t fear to play young players. In terms of how we set up, I really liked some ofctor Lindelof.The centre-half duo successfully subdued Jamie Vardy in Saturday’s 1-0 win over Leicester City.”You have to realise partnerships are built on playing games and we have only had five games,. The entire staff has taken a step back, it seems. This looks more like a Devil Rays staff than a typical Rays staff.

Tampa entered Wednesday with a 14-18 record, good for fourth place in the AL East and 6 1/2 games back of the first place Red Sox. Their offense has been just fine so far (averaging 4.5 runs per game), but their pitching staff has been a huge disappointment. Strong pitching is the team’s trademark, and right now they are getting very little of that.

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outfield prospect has endured some growing pains at Triple-A Toledo. The highly touted prospect is batting .232 with three home runs and 10 RBI through 31 games.

“It’s a learning experience,” Castellanos said, per .com, “the highest competition I’ve played against. The game’s a little bit faster. I feel like I’m making really good strides in the outfield. Just trying to fin chief Pavel Neved confirmed on Monday that the club had received offers for the Argentina international.Sky Sports in Italy says the two clubs have reached an agreement that will see Romelu Lukaku head to Italy in exchange for Dybala.United now mustd a little bit more consistency at the plate. I’ll have one good game where I’ll feel great, then I’ll have like two games where I can’t find it. It’s just an adjustment period right now.”

Toledo manager Phil Nevin isn’t concerned about Castellanos’ slow start and he’s been happy with his transition to the outfield, which was the more pressing concrned to his boyhood club in the summer on an initial 12-month contract.Carroll’s current deal was dependant on his appearances for the club due to his long list of previous injury problems.One of the stipulations is believed to state that Carroll musern at the beginning of the year. Castellanos is considered the by MLB.com.

“The last two weeks, his outfield play has been exceptional,” Nevin said. “Gene Roof has done a heckuva lot of things with him. He’s been working his tail off. Every day, he’s out there. He asks to come out early. He asks to do extra things. I’m very proud of the strides he’s made out there.”

More News 03/05/2020 • by RotoWire Staff hester United are eager to find a buyer for Alexis Sanchez.The Manchester Evening News says United are desperately trying to find a buyer for Sanchez this summer.The Red Devils forward is currently on loan at Inter Milan and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has 03/04/2020 • by RotoWire Staff 02/28/2020 • by RotoWire Staff 02/28/2020 • by RotoWire Staff 01/27/2020 • by RotoWire Staff 09/28/2019 • by RotoWire Staff

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starting pitcher prospe football as part of a new club takeover.Dutch agent Rob Jansen is in advanced talks to buy a League One club, with several of his clients involved – including Kuyt.Speaking on Jaïr in goed Gezelschap, to be aired on Dutch TV ton has revealed Cristiano Ronaldo had a word with him during defeat to Juventus on the weekend.The former PSV Eindhoven star scored on debut in the 4-3 defeat.He told TUDN: “After my goal at Juve, Ronaldo approached me to compliment me. He said I was wight, Jansen confirmct had his best start for Class A Potomac Friday, which resulted in his first win. Cole, who is considered the Nationals’ by .com, Wilder says Ravel Morrison could see action against Chelsea.Morrison produced a man-of-the-match performance on his full Sheffield United debut in midweek, setting up one of the goals in a 2-1 Carabao Cup win over Blackburn.Wilder says the 26-year-oltossed six scoreless innings, allowing four hits and striking out nine.

Cole is 1-1 with a 3.94 ERA and .264 opponents’ batting average in six starts. He has struck out 34 batters and walked just six. His 34 strikeouts put him in the top 10 in the Carolina League.