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starting pitcher will aim for a second straight win Tuesday at Kansas City. Manager Ron Gardenhire said United.United sit 14th in the English top flight – just two points above the relegation zone ter City boss Pep Guardiola has refused to accept he implemented a tactical “masterclass” to beat Manchester United on Tuesday. The Sky Blues nullified United’s counterattacking threat, which saw them win at the Etihad last month, and managed to scor- following Sunday’s draw with arch-rivals Liverpool.And Blind says it has been difficult to watch the plight of his former side this season.”Of course I’during an interview with Network Radio he feels the right-hander .

“With that kind of stuff, if he can master the strike zone, if he can do it consistently, he’ll be great,” Gardenhire said.

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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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n Laurent Koscielny.Koscielny left north London in

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reliever is in lhn Terry at Aston Villa.The former England skipper was one of the reasons Mings chose to ditch his frustrations at Bournemouth and give his career a crucial shot in the arm.He admits the move will have proved to be just perfect if Aston Villa clamberine to get save opportunities with closer Ricao in Portugal.Having taken part in the Under-20 World Cup, he wasn’t due at Los Angeles de San Rafael this week for training with Diego Simeone and will now go straight to Portugal to work with his new teammates.The plan is for the 19-year-old cenafael Betancourt hitting the 15-day disabled list Sunday.

Brothers already has one save this year and has been utterly brilliant out of the Rockies’ bullpen. He owns a 0.36 ERA (1247 ERA+) and 25 strikeouts in 24 2/3 innings. Look for him to hold down the job until Betancourt returns, like has been on the coaching staff at Aston Villa since October, helping Dean Smith’s team beat the Rams to clinch promotion in the play-off final at Wembley.The Chelsea.html”>Daily Mail says Derby have been impressed by the former England captain and cly in just the requisite two weeks.

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d at Sheffield United.The Reds now have six wins f

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pitcher , who was recently activated from the 15-day disabled list and optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque, will be brought up to make a spot start for the injured Chris Capuano Monday against San Diego, according to .com.Fife was sent on the DL with right shoulder bursitis after his last spot start in the majors. He permitted four runs and seven hits over 4 2/3 innings against the Orioles April 21.

More News 08/17/2018 • by RotoWire Staff 08/09/2018 • by RotoWire Staff 08/06/2018 • by RotoWire Staff 08/01/2018 • by RotoWire Staff legend Steve Nicol insists Lille striker Nicolas Pepe isn’t worth pursuing as a transfer target.Nicol isn’t convinced the 24-year-old Frenchman is cut out to play for Liverpool in the top flight.Speaking on ESPN, Nicol said: “I really don’t ts.The Argentine wants a move to the Premier League and hopes Real Betis will let him leave.Manchester United have shown an interest in the former PSG man.However, Sky Sports says Lo Celso prefers Spurs due to the presence of compatriot Mauricio Pochget this 07/05/2018 • by RotoWire Staff have a bright future ahead.The defender has moved on from the club where he has spent most of his career.However, Jenkinson is not bitter about the exit.Instead, he has positive things to say about the club and their manager Unai Emery.The 27-year-o 05/29/2018 • by RotoWire Staff

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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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ter United defender Marcos Rojo’s move to Everton.

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catcher continues to search for different methods to break out of his season-long slump, according to .com. On Saturday, Montero tried positive self-talk and was telling everyone it was about to be “Miggy Time.”

Unfortunately, Montero had just a single in Saturday’s game against the Marlins and is batting .184 on the season.

“He’s been battling,” manager Kirk Gibson said. “We’re going to get him going, he’s going to get it going. You start to analyze things, you pretty much cover it A to Z and it gets tough. You have to go up there and not be over-thinking the situation. If you do, it makes it tough, you analyze things you don’t need to analyze.”

More News 12/08/2018 • by RotoWire Staff utch great Wim Kieft has warned Tottenham fans not to get carried away with new signing Steven Bergwijn.The purchase from PSV Eindhoven scored on debut in victory over Manchester City last week.But Kieft argued in De Telegraaf: “Bergwijn is just 22 04/13/2018 • by RotoWire Staff season. Over the past year, Jurgen Klopp has transformed Liverpool into what many believe to be the best team in the world.They’re miles ahead of every other team in the Premier League and possibly even in Europe. Liverpool pretty much already have 04/11/2018 • by RotoWire Staff en Pienaar feels Ademola Lookman is set for a big season ahead.Pienaar insists Lookman can have a big future at Goodison Park.“I am looking forward to Lookman getting more game time and developing as a player because he is a really exciting young p 04/10/2018 • by RotoWire Staff 04/10/2018 • by RotoWire Staff 04/08/2018 • by RotoWire Staff

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anuary – if allowed.Chelsea’s appeal against a two

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shortstop turned in his second straight three-hit performance on Monday night against the Twins. He singled in his first at-bat before doubling in the sixth inning.

The 31-year-old added another base hit in the eighth, raising his average to .277. Ramirez finished 3 for 4 in a 10-3 loss.

More News 10/03/2016 • by RotoWire Staff 09/22/2016 • by RotoWire Staff 09/15/2016 • by RotoWire Staff 09/14/2016 • by RotoWire Staff 09/08/2016 • by RotoWire Staff oze Perez will need some time to adapt to the club.The £30 million summer signing was out of the team for their 3-1 win against Bournemouth at the weekend.He has struggled since the start ofest Ham boss David Moyes admits he’s a fan of Nottingham Forest midfielder Matty Cash.Reports are suggesting the Hammers had made a £12m bid.But Moyes said as far as he was aware they had only made enquiries and no bids had been tabled.“Can you co the season. But Rodgers is confident the former Newcastle 09/04/2016 n is attracting interest from rival Premier League clubs following an impressive start to his loan at Cardiff City.The 20-year-old made his league debut up against Nottingham Forest and, though Cardiff lost 1-0, acquitted himself well against the thr • by RotoWire Staff

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l says keeping Macclesfield Town in the Football L

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starter entered Wednesday’s outing at Tampa Bay.Wilson this week left his director of football operations role at Saints to join Rangers.Saints boss Hasenhuttl said: “It was surprising for sure.”What I can say is that I had a very good relationship with him and I liked to work with him. He is a f coming off leaving a start against the Mariners early due to a forearm issue. He had an even shorter evening against the Rays, though it wasn’t due to injury. Romero, making justing CP midfielder Bruno Fernandes has told friends he’s desperate to join Manchester United.Record says personal terms have already been agreed with the 25-year-old, who is equally desperate to complete his move to the Premier League, having seen a s his second start since being recalled from the minors, only managed to retire one batter in his performance Wednesday. Given a 2-0 lead when Edwin Encarnacion homered in the top of the firn at deadlock.The Chelsea-news-Tammy-Abraham-contract-talks-stall-key-decision” target=”_blank”>Daily Express says Chelsea are keen to tie Abraham down on a new long-term deal after the striker successfully made the jump up the first team this seasonst, Romero gave up three earned runs on four hits and two walks and was removed after recording just one out. Things could have been worse, but reliever Edgar Gonzalez managed to work out of the bases-loaded jam he inherited. Romero needed 29 pitches to retire one batter and he was far too hittable as 16 went for strikes. After two outings, Romero is 0-2 and has thrown 4 1/3 innings, giving up six runs for an ERA of 12.46. If Toronto chooses to give him another start, it would come Tuesday against San Francisco.

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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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Coming into spring training, the main reason top prospect didn’t have a shot at making the major-league roster was because the went out and acquired Shin-So Choo in the offseason, leaving no openings in their outfield. Since then, they’ve lost starting left fielder Ryan Ludwick and his replacement, Chris Heisey, to injury. So wheeeeere’s Billy?

Stuck at Triple-A, unfortunately. He picked the worst possible time to go into an offensive funk, batting .205 in 88 at-bats. He’s still running like crazy, swiping 15 bags in 16 attempts, but the Reds aren’t going to break the seal on him, so to speak, until he’s proven he can hit Triple-A pitching.

Their best options in the meantime are journeyman Xavier Paul and third-tier prospect Donald Lutz, so Hamilton’s opportunity hasn’t quite passed him by. He’ll need to get hot this season after Manchester United were drawn against the Belgian side in the Europa League Round of 32.Brugge finished third in Group A of the Champions League behind Real Madrid and PSG.And Solskjaer is expecting a tough contest against Phllippe Csoon to make the most of it, though.

More News 03/27/2020 • by RotoWire Staff 02/07/2020 • by RotoWire Staff feu admits he couldn’t handle being dubbed ‘the new Messi’ at Barcelona.As a young player in the famed Barcelona academy he was often described as ‘the new Lionel Messi’, a tag he found intimidating. “I found out that being called the new Messi whe 11/01/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 09/28/2019 • by RotoWire Staff 09/28/2019 Theo Walcott has laughed off talk of leaving Everton this summer.The manager has recently been asked about the former England international’s future at Goodison Park and dismissed any talk of the winger being sold.And Walcott feels the same.He said: “You see, this is just rumours! Now, I’m thinking of a nice holiday!”I’m looking to get away, yes, but not what you’re thinking!” • by RotoWire Staff 09/28/2019 • by RotoWire Staff

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MRI shows only triceps inflammation for Blue Jays’ Josh Johnson

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right-hander hopes to rejoin the rotation late next week after an MRI showed only inflammation in his right triceps. He was as a precaution.

“Just a little tiny bit of inflammation, and that’s it. All good news,” said Johnson to reporters on Saturday afternoon. He will play catch on Sunday and Monday before any plans for his return to the rotation are finalized.

Johnson, 29, is 0-1 with a 6.86 ERA in four starts for Toronto this year. The Blueison is determined not to let his success go to his head.Maddison is confident his family will keep him in line.He told the Daily Mail: “I would never want to come across as arrogant because I wasn’t brought up that way and my mum would be the first Jays acquired him from the Marlins this past offseason as part of the 12-player blockbuster trade. They’re stuck in the AL East cellar at 9-15 going into Saturday’s play.

Johnson has a history of arm trouble, specifically Tommy John surgery and shoulder inflammation. This is thnew contract talks.The Ghanaian midfielder, whose current deal comes to an end in June 2023, expressed his desire to stay at Los Rojiblancos.”My agent is talking to [Atletico Madrid],” he told Onda Madrid.”Sometimes we know that we don’t always have e first time that he has had a problem with his triceps as a big leaguer.

Left-hander e Year.It is the first time the Liverpool star has won the award.Mane helped Liverpool win their sixth Champions League title last season, as well as a second-place finish in the Premier League.He also led Senegal to the final of the African Cup of Nstarted in place of Johnson on Friday and allowed two runs on five walks and two hits in 2 2/3 innings against the Yankees.

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starting pitcher turned in a decent performance as he picked up his first win of the season during Tuesday night’s doubleheader nightcap against the Twins.Nolasco (1-2), who made his fifth start of the season, nearly blew a four-run lead as he surrendered three in the third inning, including a run-scoring single to Joe Mauer. The right-handeole of star James Maddison.The Englishman got a chance at number 10 against Tottenham on Saturday.And he was the star of the show for Leicester, netting the winning goal in a 2-1 success over Spurs.”The change in personnel, that worked well for us,” r was charged with three runs — two earned — and six hits in five innings of work in an 8-5 victory. HeStates women thrashed New Zealand 5-0 in a friendly in St Louis in front of 35,761 spectators to extend their winning run to five games ahead of their World Cup title defence in France.Goals from Tobin Heath and Rose Lavelle gave the hosts a 2-0 lead struck out four and walked one on 99 pitches, 66 for strikes.Nolasco has a 3.81 ERA and 1.27 WHIP. He is scheduled to start Sunday at home against the Cubs. He allowed three runs and eight hits in 5 1/3 innined star Alan Shearer has lifted the lid on how close he came to joining Manchester United.Shearer left Blackburn Rovers in 1996 for Newcastle – though not before speaking with Sir Alex Ferguson about moving to Old Trafford.He told Sky Sports: “That wgs in his lone appearance against the Cubs last season. Nolasco has allowed five runs in 12 innings of work at Marlins Park this season.

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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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ielder has been linked to both Tottenham and AC Mi

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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

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president and CEO Larry Lucchino expressed optimism Monday about the status of starting pitcher , who left his start Saturday against the Blue Jays with a biceps injury.

“My information is incomplete, but my understanding of the MRI is that he had a mid-biceps strain, no structural damage,” Lucchino . “If you watched it you couldn’t help but feel really sad and sorry for John Lackey — who, by the way, is a very good guy. I know the public perception of him may be different than that, but he is a great teammate. His teammates really care about him. You saw evidence of that yesterday in the way they reacted to his injury. So, we’re going to have to wait and see. I think he’s certainly going to miss a start or two, I’m told. Let’s hope it’s not much more than that.”

The Red Sox haven’t named any potential replacements in the rotation for Lackey. However, Alfredo Aceves came out of the bullpen to toss 3 2/3 inn van Dijk deserves his individual success.The Liverpool defender ultimately lost out to Barcelona star Lionel Messi for FIFA’s The Best gong.De Ligt w agents.Duncan, cousin of Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard, has enlisted the services of German agency SportsTotal to manage the next phase of his career following his summer move to Fiorentina, says the Liverpool-prodigy-Bobby-Duncan-switches-agentstold TMW: “It is a great honour to be here. “I was fortunate to have played with both Van Dijk and Crings after Lackey left Saturday’s outings, and starters on the 40-man roster at Triple-A Pawtucket include Rubby De La Rosa, Allen Webster and Steven Wright.

More News 10/01/2017 • by RotoWire Staff 09/28/2017 • by RotoWire Staff 09/28/2017 • by RotoWire Staff rgil van Dijk says they’ll go to Qatar determined to win the Club World Cup.Liverpool haven’t won the Club World Cup in five previous attempts and it is something Van Dijk wants to put right this time around.”For almost everyone in our team [at Liver 09/23/2017 • by RotoWire Staff 09/15/2017 • by RotoWire Staff 09/09/2017 • by RotoWire Staff