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The young midfielder is being tracked by Arsenal a

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third baseman is Wednesday against Boston, the Dallas Morning News reports Tuesday. Beltre failed to talk his way into the lineup Tuesday. 

“I’m ready right now,” the third baseman said. Beltre said he knows how to manage playing on the hamstring. 

“It was a fight,” Washington said of having to deny Beltre’s request to play. “He’s ready to go, but we’re trying to give him one more day of rest.”

More News has linked up with Burnley on trial but no deal with the 19-year-old has been completed.The frontman has joined Steve Stone’s Under-23 side in Poland but has not signed for the club.Mumbongo, who was with Verona’s youth team in Italy last season, cou 11/20/2018 • by RotoWire Staff t in June, Giroud failed to find a move away last month, despite being made available by Chelsea.The veteran will now be allowed to run down his contract and leave on a Bosman transfer this summer.Le 10 Sport says the one formal offer he has in front 10/31/2018 • by RotoWire Staff 09/28/2018 • by RotoWire Staff their pursuit of Christian Eriksen.The Dane will be out of contract in the summer with reports stating he is set to move to the Serie A club.”I think Antonio. He has said publicly [about Eriksen],” Mourinho said.”I think we coaches should all behave 09/28/2018 • by RotoWire Staff 09/27/2018 • by RotoWire Staff 09/24/2018 • by RotoWire Staff

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outfielder got the Mariners off to a good start Monday against the Padres, as he clubbed a soleir support of coach Marcelino.Marcelino survived intense sack talk in January to lead VCF to Champions League qualification and the Copa.Alemany said, “It’s a bet of the club, of everything (in reference to the continuity of Marcelino). I am very hao home run to lead off the game. Bay ultimately went 1 for 4 in the game with a walk and two runs scored in a 9-0 win.

Bay is now hitting .245 on the season, witanta just weeks into his contract.The 34-year-old was a free agent after leaving Fenerbahce in the summer and put pen to paper on a one-year deal at the Serie A club on August 9.According to many reports in Italy, Skrtel has decided to end his currenh five home runs and 12 RBI in 102 at-bats. His .786 on-base plus slugging percentage is his best mark since 2009. 

Despite Bay providing an unexpected boost, the team is , as Bay has a big-time platoon split. Bay has a .954 on-base plus slugging percentage against left-rpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has won an England recall.The Sun reports the Liverpool star is finally back to full fitness after seeing last campaign wrecked by a knee ligament injury.And he has been drafted straight back into the Three Lihanded pitchers, but that number tumbles to .588 against righties.

“I think we want to put everybody into a position to succeed,” manager Eric Wedge told the Seattle Times Tuesday. “Obviously, I like him better against left-handers, but I like the way he competes against righthanders. He’s getting better and better with that.”

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outfielder singled in the ninth inning of Sunday’s extra-inning game againstSG, Real Madrid, Brugge, GalatasarayGROUP B: Bayern, TOTTENHAM, Olympiakos, Red Star BelgradeGROUP C: MAN CITY, Shakhtar Donetsk, Zagreb, AtalantaGROUP D: Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Bayer Leverkusen, LokomotivGROUP E: LIVERPOOL, Napoli, Salzburg, Gen the Rangers as he came on as a pinch-hitter for Michael Saunders. Bay remained in the game and ended up going 2 for 3. 

Bay is now batting .245 after his performance. He singled twice and drove in a run in the performance of Ravel Morrison for victory over Carabao Cup opponents Blackburn Rovers.Morrison produced a man of the match display in their 2-1 win against Blackburn in the Ceason.Abraham has shone in preseason for the Blues.Mourinho said, “You want a young striker – Tammy Abraham! He’s yours. He knows the club. He was made at the club, he was educated at the club.“He was on loan, he played already some matches in arabao Cup.“He’s not a million miles off. I knew what I was going to the 13th inning to win the game for the Mariners. 

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Still no timetable for David Price’s return to the Rays rotation

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The placed reigning AL Cy Young award winner on the 15-day DL with a  10 days ago, and there is still no timetable for his return, according to .

“I honestly have no idea,” said Price when asked for a possible return date. “You have to give it a chance to heal, a chance to get better, and that’s what we’re doing right now. … It all depends on how I feel when I play catch. Not trial and error, but we’re going have to base it on day-to-day.”

Price, 27, made sure to mention he has been doing strengthening exercises and the triceps is pain-free. “I feel great. And that’s probably the toughest thing for me right now is my arm feels the way it does, and my body feels the way it does, and I’m not able to do anything yet because we just have to give it time, and I understand that,” he added.

In nine starts before the injury, Price comments.Agnelli has questioned La Dea’s entry into the Champions League due to their modest history.“I find it absurd enough, at this moment, to return to the subject,” Cairo responded in the Gazzetta dello Sport. “There are no differences comp pitched to a 5.24 ERA and 1.44 WHIP in 55 innings. Both the ERA and WHIP are career worsts — and not by a small margin, either. He has never been on the MLB DL before, though an elbow problem sidelaving Leicester City.Out of contract this summer, Simpsonne admits their 2-2 draw with Celta Vigo is a title blow.The result leaves Real top of the table and ahead of Barcelona by only a point.Zidane said, “When you drop two points at home you’ll always be disappointed. It’s a real blow because we put in will leave the King Power Stadium this summer.He posted to Instagram: “I don’t even know where to start. I never ever thought that on the day I signed for Leicester I’d play for you as long ined him in the minor leagues in 2008.

Right-hander Jake Odorizzi allowed three runs in five innings against the Blue Jays last week as the rotation fill-in. He’ll start again on Monday. If he pitches well enough during Price’s absence, he could stick with the team and replace the ineffective Roberto Hernandez (5.73 ERA and 1.44 WHIP).

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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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o wear the captain’s armband last month.In Kazakhs

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manager Don Mattingly said starting pitcher , who will be available out of the bullpen through Tuesday, will return to the s 2-2 draw with Villarreal on Sunday as he packed his bags for France.The Costa Rica captain is now undergoing a medical ahead of signing a three-year deal with PSG.The Ligue 1 champs are coughing up €15m to Real for Kble of winning silverware under manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.He believes that he can win more silverware for his club and that silverware is within reach for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer this season.Lingard told the Mirror: “There’s always that hunger and eylor.PSG keeper Alphonse Areorotation Saturday against the Cardinals, accordingBrighton goalkeeper Christian Walton is on his way to Blackburn Rovers.Sky Sports says Walton has joined Blackburn on a season-long loan.He underwent a successful medical today and agreed terms on his move.After spending the last two seasons at Wigan, the 23-year-old will replace David Raya at Ewood Park.Raya has left Rovers for Brentford. to .com. Lilly is 0-1 with a 5.63 ERA in two starts this season.

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n Sessegnon.The Fulham full back had a disappointi

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ouo Pintus hs called for Nicolas Nkoulou to be banned.The defender turned down team selection last month as he tried to force through a move to Roma.“Nkoulou deserves a very long ban, as he was unprofessional and unreliable, both terrible things,” Graziani tolas moved to Inter Milan.Pintus returns to Italy, where he had already worked at Juventus.Inter coach Antonio Conte made the move after learning Pintus was being isolated at Real Madrid by Zinedine Zidane.Pintus is known for his tough trainitfielder will not be able to return until Friday at the earliest, after a setback in his hamstring while rebles team.The longest streak of games unbeaten in English football history is 49, which Wenger achieved as Arsenal boss over a two-season period 16 years ago.And the Frenchman thinks that this year, Liverpool are on course to repeat his heroics. “Thabbing in the minor leagues, The Washington Post reports Saturday.

Werth is to determine what is wrong with the hamstring. He has been out since May 2 with the injury, and this is the second specialist he is seeing this weekend. 

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more clinical against Manchester United.The Horne

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The might consider using recently-recalled infielder at third base until Kevin Youkilis returns from the disabled list, and that might be enough for Fantasy owners in AL-only formats to give him a look.

Adams does not have great power or speed, with 26 home runs and 29 at bats in 380 at-bats the minor-league level, but he should be able to hold his own at the plate. Adams seems like a gap hitter, though he did hit eight home runs in just 86 games at Double-A Trenton last season, so there is some potenti Klopp has decided against a winter training camp for his players.Klopp instead is set to reward his Liverpool stars with a week off.The Reds have a two week gap between their their home fixture with Southampton on February 1 and a trip to Norwich onal upside there.

Adams is a career. 290 hitter, who was batting .316 at Triple-A before the call-up. The team has yet to determine a timeline for Youkilis’ return to the field, so Adams might be worth a pickup off the waiver wire at least until Youkilis can get off the disabled list.ampions League bonuses in their new .The Espanyol boss is set to leave for Betis, which will have to cough up compensation to sign him.Betis will pay around €1m to Espanyol to ferry Rubi away on a three-year deal worth €1.4m-a-season.Rubi will succeed Quique Setien, who stepped dowcontract offers to Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.The Arsenal-news-Club-offer-Alexandre-Lacazette-Pierre-Emerick-Aubameyang-jackpot-deals.html”>Daily MailArsenal-news-Club-offer-Alexandre-Lacazet

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e become the first individual soccer club to team

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outfielder/first baseman hasn’t provided the same lift offensively offith victory over friendly opponents Inter Milan on Saturday.After coming off the bench to add plenty of passion and energy to the proceedings, the Brazil international was happy to take three points from a difficult fixture in sweltering conditions.M the bench in 2013 that he did last season. After 23 games, Moore is hitting a disappointing .145 with one home run.

“Tyler Moore is in a little bit of a funk, he had been kind of all year,” manager Davey Johnson said, per .com. “He hasn’t been himself. We are going to try to get him more at-bats to get him in a groove.”

Hitting coach Rick Eckstein said Moore is missing on too many fastballs, which he added is also a problem for Danny Espinosa, who is also off to a slow start.

“They have to get back on the fastball,” Eckstein said. “You can’t be in between. …. When you are facing guys as tough as Kershaw, you are not going to get too many pitches that are over the heart of the plate. The breaking stuff, when it’s down in the zone, it has late sharp bite on it. It’s pretty good. You have to get on the fastball. Anytime you are sitting in between, you are late on the heater and early in the off speed. You have to get back on the heater.”

holiday during the Premier League’shis week.Fernandes is being linked with Manchester United amid reports of an offer being prepared to be table in days.However, after seeing the midfielder score twice in victory at Vitoria Setubal yesterday, Silas remained hopeful of Fernandes stayin winter break.Just two wins in their last seven in all competitions, suggests the winter break arrived at just the right time for Rodgers.“I went skiing for the first time during the winter break,” revealed the re More News 10/07/2017 • by RotoWire Staff 08/22/2017 • by RotoWire Staff 08/14/2017 • by RotoWire Staff 08/11/2017 • by RotoWire Staff 08/07/2017 • by RotoWire Staff 08/06/2017 • by RotoWire Staff

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Rashford played like a “proper centre-forward” ag

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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. 

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goalkeeper Dean Henderson into a second season.He

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manager Terry Francona told MLB.com Sunday that injured setup man (elbow) “came through fine” in his throwing session over the weekend. Pestano is expected to throw off the mound Monday and remains optimistic about a May 17 return.

More News 07/06/2016 • by RotoWire Staff 03/19/2016 • by RotoWire Staff rmer Chelsea star Joe Cole says Tottenham were right to sack Mauricio Pochettino.Mourinho took over from Pochettino in November but has faced plenty of criticism for his performance to date, overseeing an FA Cup and Champions League last 16 exits in 02/05/2016 • by RotoWire Staff Arsenal loanee Eddie Nketiah has been praised by Leeds team-mate Illan Meslier.The 20-year-old has scored five goals in 12 appearances across all competitions.”We have a great relationship and I think elix.Wanted by Europe’s biggest clubs, Felix is in advanced talks with Atletico Madrid, which are willing to meet his €120m buyout clause.However, Estadio Deportivo says just a year ago he could’ve signed for Sevilla – and for just €1.5 MILLION!Fhe will be a great player in the future,” he told Goal.”He’s very strong, he’s fast, he finishes well. He’s a really good player who can go even higher.” 12/23/2015 • by RotoWire Staff 07/17/2015 • by Sean D’Oliveira 07/10/2015 • by Jason Lempert

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Now middle infielders offer offense — and strikeouts

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Time was, the middle of the infield was a place for guys who could catch the ball and not hurt a club too much with the bat.

But as offensive production numbers have increased across the board, it is an area that is helping fuel the record strikeout numbers we’re seeing today in Major League Baseball.

Three of the National League’s top four in strikeouts last season were second basemen. The ’ led the league at 189, the ’ was third at 169 and the ’ was fourth at 168.

Uggla (43) and Weeks (39) are right back at it again this season, ranking second and fourth in strikeouts in the season’s first few weeks.

“I remember Billy Ripken when I was in Baltimore, we didn’t care what he hit as long as he was doing the little things offensively to help us,” said Brewers general manager Doug Melvin, who was an executive with the Orioles for nine seasons bCity manager Daniel Farke admits that his side are going down unless they improve quickly.He was disappointed at how they capitulated in a 3-0 defeat to Wolves at the weekend in the Premier League.The Canaries are bottom of the table and seven pointseginning in 1986. “Today, it’s the mentality that everybody at Arsenal on Thursday ahead of moving to Juventus.After eleven years at the club, Aaron Ramsey had his final day at Arsenal’s London Colney training ground on Thursday.Ramsey will officially become a Juventus player on July 1, having signed a pre-y is viewed by offensive stats.

“Does anybody grade how many times a guy battles? Does anybody grade how many times he moves the runners?”

Executives have had to change along with the game, but Melvin still picks his battles. Milwaukee utility infielder , who played third base in the absence of earlier this season, is one.

“Everybody rips him because he doesn’t walk and he swings at the first pitch,” Melvin says. “The league average when you put the first pitch in play is .320. Maybe the first pitch is the best pitch to hit.”

Last season, 20 of the 30 major league clubs endured 100 or more strikeouts from their second base position.

And 23 ofa is being scouted regularly by Manchester United.FCInterNews reports he put in a fine performance as Verona drew 1-1 with Inter Milan last weekend. With a United scout apparently present, the report says the club will join the race for the defender the 30 clubs watched their shortstop position strike out 100 or more times.

“In our era, when I first came up, the scout who signed me said if I hit .250 and played good defense, I’ll be in the big leagues for a long time,” former Tigers shortstop and current Diamondbacks coach Alan Trammell says. “That was 1976.

“I was at the early wave of the start of a little bit more offense. Obviously it’s been taken, by middle infielders, to a different level.”

And, along with the extraordinarily more prolific offensive numbers of recent generations have come soaring strikeout totals.

Be careful what you wish for.

Or, you take what you get.

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or Saturday’s defeat.Vardy kept his place at the t

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As expected, the recalled catcher from Triple-A Round Rock Wednesday. Chirinos hit .295/.404/.487 with two home runs in 94 plate appearances at Triple-A this season.”He’s a good receiver — catch-and-throw guy,” manager Ron Washington told .com. “Good power to the opposite field. He gives you a good at-bat.”

More News 03/03/2020 • by RotoWire Staff Real Madrid.ABC says Real have been encouraged, somewhat, after softening their previous stance.United had been insisting on €200m to sell Pogba, but have now revised that down to €160m after talks with Real this week.United have made it clear, h 02/29/2020 • by RotoWire Staff n January.The striker joined Galatasaray on a season-long loan this summer, but Albion retained a recall option.Potter said: “I don’t think we are at that point where we can guarantee that to anybody, I don’t think that is healthy “I understand playe 02/21/2020 • by RotoWire Staff 01/08/2020 • by RotoWire Staff 10/27/n Giggs has earned a bumper bonus after guiding his team to the Euros.The Sun says Manchester United icon Giggs banked a £400,000 bonus for leading Wales to Euro 2020.The Dragons boss, who celebrates his second anniversary in the job on Wednesday, l2019 • by RotoWire Staff 10/22/2019 • by RotoWire Staff

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r Rob Holding says Hector Bellerin helped him thro

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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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has departed the club.The Premier League side hav

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outfielder collected two hits Wednesday.

Pollock racked up his fourth stolen base of the season. He’s hitting .264/.278/.471 in 87 at-bats.

More News tie admits he’s been impressed by the work of manager Ralph Hasenhuttl.Like so many others, the Birmingham City coach has been reenergised by the impact of manager Ralph Hasenhüttl.“I’ve been impressed by the manager and his style of play,” he tol sn’t convinced by Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku.Inter won both matches with the former Manchester United striker Lukaku on target against Lecce and Cagliari.“Lukaku is a good player with good movement. He scored two goals, one was a penalty and 03/30/2020 pool have advanced to the FA Cup fifth-round with a 1-0 win over Shrewsbury Town.The Reds were lead by U23 manager Neil Critchley and fielded the youngest side in their history, after Jurgen Klopp boycotted the match in favour of a winter break.And t • by RotoWire Staff 02/13/2020 • by RotoWire Staff 10/09/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 10/07/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 09/30/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 09/29/2019 • by RotoWire Staff