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has won the fifth-starter spot in the rotation, CBSSports.com’s Jon Heymanayers were delighted to have coach Sinisa Mihajlovic with them for the 1-1 draw against Hellas Verona.Mihted midfielder Paul Pogba to Spain, it has been claimed.While Zidane has openly courted the unsettled Frenchman, local pundit Frédéric Hermel insists Pogba was never a priority for the Real coach.He explained: “Tensions around the non-arrival of Poajlovic has been undergoing chemotherapy for six weeks for leukaemia, keeping in constant contact with his staff and players via streaming techno reports.

Hernandez allowed a 5.33 ERA with 14 strikeouts against six walks in 27 spring innings. Although he allowed nearly twice as many runs as Jeff Niemann, his main competition for the role, Niemann struggled with velr Gianluigi Buffon will leave Paris St-Germain when his contract expires at the end of the month.The 41 year old Italy legend, joined on a free transfer in July 2018, making 25 appearances in all competitions for the club as they won the Ligue 1 titlocity throughout camp and the Rays didnt’ feel comfortable with him opening the season in the rotation. 

Hernandez’s grip on the role is likely to be tenuous — if Niemann finds his velocity, he could find himself in the rotation quickly. If Hernandez struggles like he did in 2011 — his last full season as a starter — when he allowed a 5.25 ERA in 188.2 innings, he could find his spot in jeopardy from Niemann or a prospect like Chris Archer.

k twice for Roma as Cagliari set up a nervous fini

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new starting pitcher is expected to be in Colorado’s rotation this season, Fox Sports reports Sunday. Garland, who was just acquired by the Rockies after he was released by Seattle this Steve Bruce is being considered for tThe Spurs and England full back is surplus to requirements as the club seek to freshen up the squad in several positions.Per The Independent, Trippier will likely to go Napoli, who will meet the roughly £25 million price tag Spurs have put on the plhe vacant Newcastle managerial role.Bruce hails from the North East and has previously managedosovo U21 in Hull on Monday night.Foden has been frustrated with his limited opportunities at Manchester City this season and he was at the prove a point at the KCOM Stadium.The attacking midfielder got his first after 25 minutes when he poked home f Sunderland.Toon are interested in bringing the Sheffield Wednesday boss back to Tyneside, according to Sky Sports.Newcastle are hoping to appoint a successor to Rafa Benitez before flying to China for the Premier League Asia Trophy on Saturday.spring, signed a major-league deal worth $500,000 base with more than $2 million in incentives. 

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T United have a deal in place for Sevilla striker Wwarned Europe’s biggest spenders off star striker Mohamed Salah.Klopp has dismissed suggestions Salah could be set for an uncertain hed a sigh of relief after Mason Mount was cleared of suffering a serious injury against Valencia on Tuesday night.Mount injured his ankle after a brutal tackle from Francis Coquelin just fifteen minutes into the clash at Stamford Bridge.The 20-year-summer, insisting the Liverpool star is happily settled on Merseyside.Asked on Friday if he thought Salah would still issam Ben Yedder. La Colina de Nervion says despite interest from PSG and Barcelona, the Frenchman prefers a move to Old Trafford.The 28-year-old is one of the most feared hitmen in La Liga – scoring he continued shaping their roster by optioning relief pitcher to Triple-A Nashville Saturday. Olmsted registered a 5.23 ERA over 11 relief appearances during Cactus League play, but did total 14 strikeouts.

r Lautaro Martinez left frustrated with their Cham

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The Indians optioned , , , and to Triple-A Columbus Monday. The team also reaformance of Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk on Sunday.The defender scored in the 2-0 win over Manchester United.Van der Vaart said on Ziggo Sport: “I enjoyed him again. “ul Niguez admits he’s been impressed by Liverpool this season.The two teams will clash in the Champions League round of 16 this week.”I was watching the game against Norwich on Saturday,” he says. “If not for the goal from [Sadio]ord City are seeking new training facilities.The Sun says Manchester City rented their plush Carrington facility, their home for years, to Bury before the Shakers ran into major financial troubles that cost them their Football League status.News of a Mane, who produces He really is the leader of Liverpool. It is of course great that he slowly cassigned and to minor-league camp.

inished business” in the Premier League.The strike

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Rays outfield prospect went 2 for 3 with a pair of singles during Tampa Bay’s 7-2 win over Houston in Grapefruit League action Tuesday. Myers, hailed as the No. 4 overall prospect in the minors by .com, slotted sixth in the batting order and recorded his first multihit outing of the spring. Through his first threeheffield United boss Chris Wilder says Jack Rodwell must work his way into their first team plans.Wilder says new signing Jack Robinson and Rodwell will not simply be handed appearances for Sheffiellderweireld insists there’s no reason for concern after a sluggish start to the season.Spurs have managed just the one win from the season so far.“We had one very bad result against Newcastle but two very difficult away games as well – we got twod United this weekend in the FA Cup adolid.The coach has signed a contract extension that will keep him at the club until 2022.Sergio, whose original deal was set to expire at the end of this season, arrived at the Estadio Jose Zorrilla in April 2018 and has overseen a promotion to LaLagainst Millwall exhibition games, Myers has notched a .429 batting average with a double and one RBI.

n loan in January for €1m with an option to buy

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Phillies starting pitcher permitted just one hit in two scoreless innings during Philadelphia’s 8-3 loss to Houston in Grapefruit League action Saturday. Hamels showed no problems with hhe winner against SPAL this week.He posted to social media: “A goal doesn’t change the story. It does not erase a negative moment. Nor the jManchester City boss Pep Guardiola has spoken of his years with Barcelona. On his appointment in 2008, the first action was to promote with Leo Messi.After a first pre-season, Guardiola was clear.”I thought that with him we would win everything,” said the Catalan. On his farewell from the club, he added: “It was a natural journey, in life comes a time when things end.”eers, [which are] deserved. Nor the criticism, [which is] fair.”A goal makes us breathe, makes us understand tis left shoulder that was reportedly troubling him during offseason workouts and allowed only a single among the seven batters he faced. He also registered a strikeout bear has signed with Cosenza for the rest of the season.The Moroccan is not part of the first team plans at the St. James’ Park club.He was not in their Premier League squad and will be playing in Serie B this term.Lazaar has two years left on his contfore he was removed at the beginning of the third inning. “Physically, I feel really strong,” Hamels said. “It’s just getting the timing and reps for the muscle memory. Mentally, it’s just being prepared every five days now. Starting to get into that routine because it’s nice to dial in the routine for throughout the season.”

Topps baseball cards refuses to name Pete Rose as Hit King

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Pete Rose — Major League Baseball’s all-time Hit King – reports of an £85m bid from Barcelona were swiftly knocked down by the club this evening but the Blues are preparing for interest in the 22-year-old to intensify.Richarlison, who joined Everton in the summer of 2018 for an initial £35m, has become- is banned from baseball. We know this. That doesn’t mean we’re banned from acknowledging that he exists, yet that’s exactly what Topps baseball cards has decided to do ().

On the back of each baseball card for the 2013 season, Topps is running a “Career Chase.” That is, on the back of Paul Konerko’s card it says that his 422 career homers are 340 shy of Barry Bonds’ record 762. Yet on the back of Starlin Castro’s card, Chicago Side Sports notes, it says that his 529 hits are 3,727 shy of the record. It just doesn’t say who owns the record, as it does with all other records.

The website, Chicago Side Sports (), reached out to Topps and heard back the following:

Clay Luraschi, a spokesman for Topps, called the omission of Rose “a simple decision” but declined to elaborate. When pressed, he repeated that it was “plain and simple” that Rose’s name should not appear on cards.

Topps has every right to make this decision, as it’s their product and we live in a free country. I will in turn exercise my right to say it’s a laughably asinine policy. In addition to being petty, it’s a bad business decision, in my opinaff to quit for Manchester United.Chopra has been left frustrated and disappointed by the way owner Mike Ashley is managing the club.And he told the Evening Chronicle: “I would go. What is keeping him at Newcastle United? They have no ambition.”At leion, because Rose has legions of protective fans who anger easily. I envision a website being put together to boycott the cards in the near future.

For more baseball news, rumors and analysis, follow on Twitter, subscribe to the and . Also, individually interar Milan striker Lautaro Martinez.Inter accept Lautaro will leave at the end of the season after it emerged his management had struck personal terms with Barcelona last week.With his deal carrying a €111m buyout clause, Inter will be powerless if Bact with us on Twitter: , and .

discussions have sparked Manchester United’s revi

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The Nationals announced Tuesdacastle United great Alan Shearer remains unimpressed by Jurgen Klopp’s decision to skip their FA Cup meet the buyout clause of Swansea Citter City are unhappy with Burnley’s asking price for James Tarkowski.Sky Sports says Brendan Rodgers is eager to sign a replacement for Harry Maguire, but Leicester have made it clear they won’t be held to ransom and they have concerns there isn’t vay boss Graham Potter.The Guardian says the Seagulls “have agreed to pay a £2million compensation” fee to the Championship outfit.Potter is said to have told Swansea that he wants the Brighton job as he wants to defeat of Shrewsbury Town.Currently away on his Premier League break, Klopp picked a team comprised entirely of youngsters for his side’s FA Cup foury they signed pitchers , , Brandon Mann and and infielder to minor-league deals. All of them have been invited to spring training as non-roster invitees.

Top free-agent hit list: Projected salaries for Greinke, Hamilton, Bourn and 39 more

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will be pursued by the and . (US Presswire)

Pay no attention to the weak World Series ratings. Revenues in baseball are up, franchise values are way up and a free-agent class that is interesting but almost devoid of major stars (after the top few guys) should benefit greatly.

After all, this is, as Bud Selig has reminded us many times, the golden era of baseball.

And these guys are the luckiest of all the beneficiaries.

With help from an unnamed expert source on the player side (not an agent who represents these players), here are predicted dollar amounts for 42 top names in this year’s class, with my own guesses, as well.

With a potential bidding war between two big-market crosstown rivals (the two L.A.’s), he stands to be the big winner. My expert has him No. 1, and I agree. Expert: $147 million, 6 years. Me: $150 million, 6 years. 

One of the more interesting markets in years. One management source predicts a small-to-mid market could break the bank. I could see , whether it be the US Bank (Brewers GM Doug Melvin joked they might need that particular bank), or whatever bank. Expert: $137 million, 5 years. Me: $140 million, 6 years.

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The Nationals and Phillies could do battle for this prototype center fielder/leadoff man. Expert: $83 million, 5 years. Me: $80 million, 5 years.

The same two teams should play here (as could the Giants, who may also be in on Bourn). Expert: $70 million, 5 years. Me: $65 million, 5 years.

5. , OF. Regular-season numbers aren’t far off those of , who got $126 million for seven years. But how much with defense and October matter? Expert: $67 million, five years. Me: $39 million, three years.

Very good postseason should help. Incumbent have said they be will be in mix. Expert: $65 million, 5 years. Me: $70 million, 5 years.

Superb and consistent season and postseason (this time without guru Dave Duncan) followed a very good one. Expert: $64 million, 4 years. Me: $70 million, 4 dio Mane says his brace in the UEFA Super Cup final win over Chelsea was down to the play of Roberto Firmino.Firmino came on at half-time and set Mane up twice to fire home for Liverpool.”To be honest, I think I was just a lucky boy,” the Senegal intyears.

His big year in changed his image. No one benefited more from his walk year. Expert: $45 million, 4 years. Me: $30 million, 3 years.

Monster year should pay off. The Red Sox, who had him briefly, should covet LaRoche. The incumbent Nats surely do, too. Expert: $39 million, 3 years. Me: $56 million, 4 years.

Replaced Mariano Rivera and put up a Rivera-like year. Could see the Tigers making a play. Expert: $39 million, 3 years. Me: Agree.

The Nationals turned down a $13.3-million qualifying offer, which ought to be a clue. But who knows? Pitching is so scarce, he is undeniably durable and consistent, and now he doesn’t have a draft pick attached to him. Expert: $37 million, 3 years. Me: $36 million, 3 years.

He should probably return to the National League after slipping somewhat as the Rangers’ late-deadline afterthought pickup. Expert: $33 million, 3 years. Me: $25 million, 2 years.

Big postseason will help, though personality quirk may be an issue with some. Expert: $28 million, 3 years. Me: $12 million, 2 years.

He encountered rough seas last offseason, but a cameo in should help. Expert: $25 million, 3 years. Me: $15 million, 2 years.

Terrific finish showed he has plenty left. Expert: $22 million, 2 years. Me: $30 million, 2 years.

Inspirational pick was having a nice year before the unfortunate liner. Expert: $22 million, 2 years. Me: $20 million, 2 years.

His off year will hurt a little, but probably not as much as you think. Expert: $21 million, 2 years. Me: $30 million, 3 years.

18. , 3B. He fit nicely on the South Side but his overall numbers still diminished. Expert: $18 million, 2 years. Me: $20 million, 2 years.

Huge year in perhaps makes him feel better about Petco difficulties. Expert: $17 million, 2 years. Me: $24 million, 3 years.

Very nice bounce back season. Expert: $16.5 million, 2 years. Me: $15 million, 2 years.

He’s solid and consistent, which plays pretty well this year. Expert: $16 million, 2 years. Me: $24 million, 3 years. 

Big walk year helps. have replacement ready, but watch if Jerry Reinsdorf brings back a favorite. Expert: $15 million, 2 years. Me: $20 million, 2 years.

Very good lefty reliever who should be appreciated this winter. Expert: $14.5 million, 3 years. Me: $16.5 million, 3 years.

Nice set-up man, but was better in than . Expert: $16 million, 3 years. Me: $15 million, 3 years.

Had a very nice year in but could surely use competition from the other two big spenders, the Phillies and . Expert: $14 million, 2 years. Me: $21 million, 3 years.

Postseason hero should cash in, but it’ll be a surprise if he leaves San Francisco. Expert: $14 million, 2 years. Me: $15 million, 2 years.

He resurrected his career in after not dealing well with Coors Field. We can rule out , anyway. Expert: $14 million, 2 years. Me: $27 million, 3 years.

He’s willing to do a one-year deal so he has something left when he finishes his career later in Japan. The Yankees should be able to make a deal here after giving him the $13.3-million qualifying offer. Expert: $14 million, 1 year. Me:sted in the vacant Newcastle job.The Dutchman has been unemployed since leaving Feyenoord and becomes the first name to publicly declare his interest in replacing Rafa Benitez, who will leave at the end of this month.”I think the rumours have come a $15 million, 1 year.

He consistently outpitches his stuff, though he had a bit of injury trouble last year. Expert: $10.25 million, 1 year. Me: $20 million, 2 years.

He resurrected his career once with the Yankees. Maybe the Giants make a play this time. Expert: $11 million, 1 year. Me: $10 million, 1 year.

His huge postseason should make him coveted. Expert: $11 million, 2 years. Me: $18 million, 3 years.

Everyone is assuming the Yankees will automatically give him the same money or more. But being that he won’t pitch elsewhere, is 43 and returning from a knee injury, that’s not quite a certainty. Expert: $10 million, 1 year. Me: $12 million, 1 year.

The ’ trade fell through at the last minute, so he’s probably not too far off the difference between the $15.5-million option and $3.5-million option. Expert: $10 million, 1 year. Me: $20 million, 2 years.

Nice solid starter is better than you think. Expert: $10 million, 2 years. Me: $14 million, 2 years.

An off year offensively could hurt him. But his ability to play first base or DH helps. The Red Sox, who have eyed him for years, make sense. Expert: $9 million, 1 year. Me: $16 million, 2 years.

The .211 batting average is a detriment, even at a time where BA has been devalued. But should it? Very good defender with power. Expert: $7 million, 1 year. Me: $15 million, 2 years.

He came back to pitch for a bargain $2.5 million last year, but they’ll presumably strike a compromise between that and market value this time. Expert: $6.5 million (plus $4 million in incentives). Me: $10 million.

He’ll look for a closer job a year after Tommy John. Expert: $6.5 million, 1 year. Me: $7.5 million, 1 year.

Like Madson, he missed 2012 with an elbow issue. Expert: $6.5 million, 1 year. Me: Agree.

The poor finish where his pitches flattened out makes the previous contract — where ex-agent Dan Lozano accepted a $9-million club option, Valverde says without his consent (he’s filed a grievance against his ex-agent) — costly. Expert: $6.25 million, 1 year. Me: $7 million, 1 year.

As time goes by, perhaps the shenanigans will be less rememHarry Arter is a step away from leaving Bournemouth.Sky Sports says Arter completed his medical at Fulham on Saturday night.It’s thought a potential season-long loan deal with an obligation to buy could be complete later today.Arter spent last season on-loan with Cardiff City.bered. Everyone thinks a one-year deal is right, but don’t be shocked if someone steps up for two. Expert: $6 million, 1 year. Me: $8 million, 1 year.

He hasn’t decided whether he’s coming back. Hunch is the Astros probably will want him most. Expert: $5 million, 1 year. Me: $9 million, 1 year.

Alex Rodriguez in lineup for ALCS Game 1

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Straight from the big board at Yankee Stadium … 

NEW YORK: , as you can see, is in the lineup despite the fact that Tigers starter is a right-hander. A-Rod, of course, struggled badly against the Orioles in the ALDS and manager Joe Girardi has shown a recent willingness to limit him to platoon-advantaged duties. But there he is, with a fresh series start and all that.

It is worth noting, however, that Rodriguez will be batting in the six hole for the first time in quite a while. In the regular season, he hasn’t batted sixth since he was 19 years old. As fnstruction house of Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny in Egypt, according to website 24.ae.The father of the Egypt international reportedly called the police to inform them of the find on Friday. Law enforcement has begun an investigation into the inar as the postseason is concerned, this will be the lowest A-Rod has been slotted since Joe Torre famously batted tus have clinched the signing of PSG midfielder Adrien Rabiot.Rabiot passed a medical on Monday and has signed a four-year ceal.The Reds are into the fifth and final season of their current contract with New Balance.That deal is worth £45m per year but according to Forbes, Jurgen Klopp’s men could well be turning out in Nike kits from the 2020/21 season.A new Nike deal contract.The 24-year-old broke through for PSG in 2013 and went on to play 227 times for the French giants, scoring 25 goals, phim eighth in Game 4 of the 2006 ALDS. Earlier in that series, Rodriguez also batted sixth. 

On ‘s side of things, this is pretty much their standard linup versus lefties. 

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Video: Prince Fielder needs a drink

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The cynical oNelson Semedo is prepared to leave Barcelona this summer.The Portugal fullback’s agents have been flooded by offers in recent days, reports Marca.Barca are willing to sell €35m and Semedo would not be against leaving for guaranteed football.The Portuguese right-back would have interest from clubs of the Premier League and Serie A. Semedo is tied to Barca until 2022of VAR.With the Video Assistant Referee now a part of Premier League games, fans must get used to teams celebrating goals only for them to be chalked off by VAR.And Vertonghen believes that while VAR helps get decisions correct, it has taken some asp.bserver will surely see what follows and think it’s all a crafty dodge on the part of slugger … 

The man needed a refreshing drink of water, that’s all! 

The best part Liverpool Echo says young Liverpool duo Rhian Brewster and Kelleher will be allowed to leave the club on loan in the New Year.The pair have featured for the Reds in Carabao Cup this season, and are set to face Aston Villa in the quarter-final on Deceis around 0:46, when the guy handing Prince the cup is barely able to conceal his resigned amusement. 

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Suspensions show MLB’s drug tests are working — or that they aren’t

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First Melky Cabrera, and nor, he believes Inter need to support their new coach in the transfer market.Materazzi said, “Inter will start from the beginning from this season. Conte has a big chance to make the fans fall in love for him after being hated. He was hated for his paw .No. First Guillermo Mota, then Freddy Galvis, then Marlon Byrd, then Cabrera, then Colon.That’s two drug suspensions in a week, and five for the season, the most in the big leagues in one year since 2007.

More on Related linksM Bryan Robson has called on Marcus Rashford to work on his finishing.The 21-year-old will lead the line for United this season as they look to improve on a sixth-placed finish in the 2018/19 campaign.Robson doesn’t doubt Rashford can do the job, but ore MLB coverage | | | |

That proves baseball’s drug testing system works.Or that it doesn’t.Either one could be true. They can’t both be true.So which is it?I wish I knew. I wish anyone could know.If there’s never a failed test, the system isn’t working, because it’s inconceivable that no one is trying to cheat. But if there are too many failed tests, then maybe Victor Conte is right, and half the players in baseball really are cheating.Baseball is serious about testing. One club executive said Wednesday that you wouldn’t believe the number of times a year a test his first weeks at Arsenal.Leno played second fiddle to veteran stopper Petr Cech at the start of the season following his £20million move from Bayer Leverkusen last summer.He explained to DAZN: “It was a hard time. “I think goalkeeper is a specialer shows up unannounced, in the ninth inning of a game, to administer postgame tests. There are unannounced pregame tests, too.But the new trend seems to be towards fast-acting, fast-out-of-the-system synthetic testosterone.Are there better ways to test? Perhaps there are.Would stiffer penalties make cheating riskier? Sure, to a point.But the rewards are great, and some players will always try to beat the system.Five suspensions this year shows baseball is serious about trying to clean it up. Five suspensions this year also shows the problems are real and very possibly growing again.Does it mean the system is working? Or does it mean it isn’t?I wish I knew.

Report: Angels recall David Carpenter, option Garrett Richards

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The reliever David Carpenter and optioned starter to Triple-A Salt Lake, Alden Gonzalez of .com reported Thuroan for thull of praise for his attacking stand-ins.Spurs lost to RB Leipzig and Chelsea in a matter of days last week as they struggled without injured strikers Harry Kane and Heung-min Son.But Mourinho insists: “I have no complaints about my players. “Oppoe remainder of the 2019/20 season.The 19-year-old was a key figure for Everton Under-23s last season as David Unsworth’s team won an unprecedented Premier League 2 and Premier League Cup double.Powerful frontman Hornby joined the Blues fromsday.

With added in a trade, the Angels no longer need Richards — one of their top-five prospects — as their fifth starter. Instead, they opted to add relief depth with Carpenter, who has a 107 ERA+ in ‘re successfully changing the mentality inside the squad.United drew a blank on Saturday for their 0-0 draw with Wolves.But Solskjaer is convinced United are on the right path.“I’ve been asked to do this job,” said Solskjaer. “I think the fans se38 innings with the Angels this year.

Richards posted a 4.33 ERA in nine starts with the Angels, striking out 34 against 27 walks.

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Report: Nationals after a starting pitcher

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The are looking to acquire a , but they don’t want to give up a lot, according to .com’s William Ladson. 

Since the Nats don’t want to part with any significant prospects, Ladson estimates their chances for , or are under 50 percent. 

Dempster, of course, may soon be unavailable based on whethani Alves has taken to Instagram in the attempt to find a new club.Alves, 36, is available aftboss Thiago Motta.Juve meet Genoa tonight, which will mark Motta’s second game in charge.Sarri stated: “Thiago Motta’s experience in Serie A (as a manager) started a few days ago. There was only one match and a nice win. After the equaliser, they plaer leaving PSG at the expiration of his contract.The Brazilian led his country to Copa America glory this summer but that has, as yet, failed to earn him a er he accepts a deal to the . 

Though the Nats rotation has been a team strength, the team could be looking for another starter when reaches his innings limit. 

Ladson also that the Nationals are not looking to acquire any position players at the deadline.

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Bronson Arroyo loses no-no in eighth inning

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starting pitcher had a no-hitter against the through 7 1/3 innings Tuesday night. The only blemish through those 7 1/3 glorious innings from Arroyo came in the first inning, when he hit with a pitch. Otherwise he had been perfect, stranding that lone baserunner.

Then, after getting one out in the eighth, Arroyo walked George Kottaras before allowing doubles to both Taylor Green and Corey Hart, ending the no-hitter and shutout.

Arroyo has four career shutouts, with the last one coming September 21, 2011.

There have been five no-hitters this season. Four by individual pitchers — Philip Humber*, Jered Weaver, Johan Santana and Matt Cain* — and one group effort, as the Mariners used six pitchers in a combined lash with Sergio Aguero during their 2-2 draw with Tottenham.Aguero was particularly frustrated with the officials at tays while Tottenham have been mooted to have interested in the £30million-rated forward, Sevilla are now ‘leading contenders’ to sign the Polish striker in January. Tottenham have made an enquiry for Piatek with an initial proposal to take the 25-yehe final whistle against Tottenham. He had also earlier exchanged angry words with Guardiola when he was substituted for Gabriel Jeno-no. (And, “jinx” police, we posted these no-hitter watches for all five of those).

The last time the Reds had a no-hitter was when Tom Browning* did so September 16, 1988.

* – denotes perfect game

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