to run down his contract next season.The Blues tur


closer worked the third inning of the team’s final Cactus League game Saturday, pitching a scoreless inning while striking out one and allowing one hit and one walk. He ended the spring w his mobile phone while behind the wheel, reports BBC News.The former England captain previouslyto offload Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez to Inter Milan.Last night, Mason Greenwood underlined his huge potential with the only goal at Old Trafford as United secured a 1-0 win against Astana in Thursday’s Group L opener.Put to Solskjaer that you pleaded guilty to usinnt.Pires has revealed he chose to move to Arsenal over Juventus.He recalled to Tutto Juve, “Juve approached me in 2000 after the European Championship. Arsenal and Real Madrid were also after me.“It was a difficult decision for me to make, but I g the device while driving his Bentley in central London on 21 November last year.A court heard he was photographed by a member of ith a 5.87 ERA in 7 2/3 innings and was not scored upon in his final three appearances.

against Real Madrid.That’s according to Okdiario’s


pitcher left Sunday’s Cactus League start against the Rangers in the sixth inning after getting hit in the right hand by a comebacker. He was removed from the game and went to the hospital for X-rays, which came back negative.”They did a flora-scope,” Arroyo toment with West Brom for Nathan Ferguson.The Sun says reports claim a fitness issue picked up in the 19-year-old’s medical is holding up the £10million deal.Ferguson himself is having second thoughts as well.The Baggies’ board are keen to cash in on ld the Cincinnati Enquirer. “It war Frank Lampard had some positive news about Tammy Abraham after Wednesday’s draw with Valencia.The striker was helped off after an awkward fall.But Lampard says the injury isn’t bad as it was first feared.”He’s in the dressing room now. It looked qus clean.” The 36-year-old added he expects to make his next spring startArroyo allowed three runs on nine hits over 5 1/3 innings before Coutinho, it has been revealed.The Mirror says Spurs pulled out of signing Coutino on transfer deadline day – because the loan fee Barcelona demanded was too high.And Tottenham’s rivals Arsenal were also scared off by the cost of a season-long loan fthe early exit. He has a 3.71 ERA through four Cactus League outings.

Spain.Barcelona are working on a deal to re-sign


Despite going 0 for 4 Monday, catcher is batting .361 this spring with two homers and 11 RBI. He has also slugged a solid .611 through 19 Cactus League games. Mesoraco is competing with non-roster invite Miguel Olivo for the backup job to Ryan Hanigan. “I feel like I came in with a good plan and came in prepared,” Mesoraco told .com. “I knew it was going to be a little bit different thing than last year. I had to prove myself. I’m happy with the way I’ve played and with the way things have turneo show Barcelona star Lionel Messi thumping Liverpool midfielder Fabinho on Wednesday night.Messi scored twice as Barca beat Liverpool 3-0 at the Nou Camp in their Champions League semi-final first leg.The seions League final.The Mirror says ticket agencies are in chaos and unable to deliver promised seats for the game.And that could lead to mayhem on the streets of Madrid with hoards of tickLiverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says he values the Dutch influence on his team.The German is assisted by Pepijn Lijnders and John Achterberg, who takes care of the goalkeepers. Virgil van Dijk is the undisputed leader of the defence and Georginio Wijnaldum is an important link in midfield. “The Dutch influence on the success in the Champions League is really invaluable,” says Klopp. “Virgil and Gini have had a great season, but that certainly also applies to Pepijn and John. We all benefit from that. I cannot compliment those two players often enough.”etless Liverpool and Tottenham fans being kicked out of UEFA Facond, his 600th club goal, was a superb 35d out.”

amme.Saints host Crystal Palace 48 hours after the


pitcher allowed two earned runs on three hits and three walks against the Tigers Thursday, striking ouragher’s Premier League team of the decade.Former pros and Sky pundits Carragher and Gary Neville picked their teams of the decade for the league.Carragher picked Vincent Kompany and Virgil Van Dijk as his two central defenders.Terry, who appeared int two batters. It was a solid effort for the Astros’ No. 2 startol fullback Andrew Robertson expects RB Salzburg striker Erling Haaland to make a big club move.The Norway international is today being linked with a January move to Liverpool’s rivals Manchey’re counting on Adrien Rabiot.The summer arrival from PSG is already being linked with a January move away.Paratici said: “For us he’s very important, we’re happy about him like he is about us. I have no doubts that he will stay, both at the endhester United.Robertson told VG: “He has been a fantastic plaer, who now has a 2.50 ERA and 13 strikeouts through 18 spring innings.

Sterling is alongside the biggest names in the gam


After a rocky start to spring training in which he allowed 27 runs in his first 13 innings, starting pitcher was back in form in his last outing on the mound, limiting the Rockies to two hits in five innings. While most pitchers downplay spring struggles, Kershaw admitted during that rough patch that he’s not getting the results he’s wants, which may have scared offregrets.Foster has enjoyed late career success with the Hornets.And he recalled to the club’s website: “…there was a tweet by Edwin van der Sar that got a bit of attention a while back. I said that goalkeepers are the hardest workers and he replied a few early drafters. Their loss. Unless you hear of Kershaw’s velocity being down or his elbow or shoulder aching, you should assume any spring struggles are just a case of him building up to mie Norway international is available from Genk for €25m as interest intensifies this month.Voetbal Primeur says Brighton and the Blades have made a move for Berge ahited boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is delighted with the form this season of Fred.The 26-year-old struggled for form in his first season at the club, following his £52m ­arrival from Shakhtar Donetsk.But he scored two goals in the 5-0 Euro romp over Clead of this week’s Premier League transfer deadline.However, Fiorentina are also intdseason form.

Dodgers to give away mini statue of Robinson, Newcombe, Campanella


Regardless of how the ‘ high-salaried players fare on the field this coming season, Dodger Stadium easily has the best promotional calendar in the majors. We’ve already praised their bobblehead giveaways — seriously, — and now there’e midfielder endured a torrne.The England international has been sidelined with a hamstring injury that will likely keep him out for a lengthy period of time.Mourinho started Heung-min Son up front in Sunday’s FA Cup draw with Middlesbrough.He told reporters after the game: “Wid run with injuries during his time with Arsenal, which ended in the summer of 2018.Now with West Ham United, Wilshere has opened up on one of the most difficult periods of his life.”It was 2016, and I picked up an injury s this:

In celebration of Jackie Robinson’s birthday, here’s your first look at the Robinson, Newcombe and Campanella Statue:

— Los Angeles Dodgers (@DodAlex Telles’ contract.A Bola says Porto have told Chelsea they must pay £40m for left-back Telles as Frank Lampard looks to shore up his side’s leaky back line.The 27-year-old Brazilian has been a key target for the Blues, who have made several attegers)

That statue of Hall of Famers Jackie Robinson and Roy Campanella, along with Cy Young and MVP winner Don Newcombe, will be the giveaway April 15, when the Dodgers square off against the Padres.

Once again, well done, Dodgers promotional braintrust. It’s amazing what people can do once freed from the shackles of Frank McCourt, no?

[Note: No, I actually don’t think McCourt hurt them in promotions, but it’s still fun to jab at him anyway. He deserves it.]

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Giancarlo Stanton still unhappy with Marlins


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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Remember when the traded several of their productive players to the Blue Jays in a remarkable salary slash last month? Of course, you do. But do you remember the reactim Molineux as he joins Shrewsbury Town following 11 years at Wolves.The stopper first joined the club at the age of 12 after being spotted between the sticks for his local side Ludlow Town, before progressing td to leave this summer, it has been revealed.The Argentina international is a target for Atletico Madrid with Lucas Hernandez and Diego Godin both departing this summer.However, Fichajes.com reports agents for Otamendi has also been offered to Real Mhrough the ranks at Wolves Academy.Afteron of Marlins slugger ? If not, here you go:

Alright, I’m pisLeganes are waiting for Watford to make a decision over Marc Navarro.The Spanish fullback is a target for the LaLiga outfit, which is willing to take him on-loan.AS says Leganes expects an answer from the Hornets next week.Navarro has already agreed personal terms with Leganes and is eager to make the move.Watford boss Javi Gracia is expected to green light the move in the coming days.sed off!!! Plain & Simple

— Giancarlo Stanton (@Giancarlo818)

Well, not much has changed, according to Stanton’s agent, Joel Wolfe (via CBSSports.com’s Jon Heyman). On that tweet in particular, Wolfe told Heyman, “It wasn’t a reaction. It was a state of mind.”

Wolfe wouldn’t say if Stanton has requested a trade from Miami. But, needless to say, the young star is not pleased with the situation.

Stanton, 23, hit .290/.361/.608 with 37 homers and 86 RBI in only 123 games. Had he not missed several weeks after knee surgery, it would have been a pretty good bet that Stanton would have led the NL in home runs.

Oh, and if the Marlins choose to keep him, Stanton doesn’t have much say in the matter. He won’t be a free agent until 2017.

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Ranking the five worst owners in baseball: An ode to Miami’s Jeffrey Loria


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In light of the once again staging a pathetic fire sale, I figured the time was right to rank the worst owners in baseball. And, yes, I guess this is a spoiler alert for who is going to be sitting atop the rankings, but who cares? Jeffrey Loria deserves all the crap he’s going to be getting the next several weeks (months?).

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Anyway, we’ll get to him in a second. For now, we’ll attempt to line up the four owners/ownership groups who suck, but just don’t suck nearly as bad as Loria.

We’ll do this while longing for 30 owners like Detroit’s Mike Ilitch.

That the Orioles made an improbable playoff run this past season does not relieve Angelos for what he’s done to this once-proud franchise over the past 15 years. Buck Showalter and his players get the credit for the magical 2012s Atletico de Madrid in Saturday lunchtime’s Spanish capital ‘derby at the Santiago Bernabeu.One of the most historic club rivalries in all of world football has become even hotter in recent years. What’s more, this weekend’s game could have a huge s season, notd virtually no contact with owner Mike Ashley during his stint at the club.When news broke that recently departed Toon boss Rafa Benitez did not even know about his official departure until a club statement released onto social media, Allardyce was n Angelos. I’ll need to see an extended run of playoff berths before thinking Angelos is good at owning an .

Remember when the Indians used to go to the playoffs every year? It wasn’t that long ago, but it sure seems like it. The Dolans bought the team in 2000 and the Indians have made the playoffs only once since 2001. They have traded CC Sabathia and Cliff Lee since then, though. Cry small market if you wish, but Dolan bought the club for $323 million in 2000 and Forbes magazine values the club at $410 million now. Also, the Reds, Cardinals and Brewers play in smaller TV markets. They seem to do OK.

If there’s anything fans in a great baseball city like Kansas City hate, it’s frugality. Glass has refused for years to put much money into the on-field product, instead content to stare at the not-in-the-red bottom line and enjoy the revenue sharing checks. He has said and the Royals did trade for . So maybe he will move off this list soon. We’ll see.

The Mets should be one of baseball’s powerhouse franchises, residing in by far the largest media market. Yes, they share the market with the uber-powerful Yankees, but it’s New York. Two teams can easily succeed as elite franchises there (In fact, I’d argue that a third team could be supported — the Brooklyn Marlins, perhaps? I kid, I kid.) Instead, the Mets toil underhe Championship club.The former Norwich City, West Ham and Wales full-back replaces Jose Gomes, who was sacked last week after less than 10 months in charge.The 55 year old has spent most of his coaching career working under Mark Hughes, most recentl a mass of financial questions, stemming at least partially from the Wilpons’ involvement with ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff. It’s actually amazing that the Wilpons aren’t No. 1 here now that Frank McCourt doesn’t own the Dodgers anymore. Then again. …

First, . Miller nailed it. Good lord, for years we heard they just needed a new stadium. Then they got one, using taxpayer money to help get the job done. And now after just one year in their luxurious new digs, it’s another firesale. Embarrassing. Let us also not forget it was Loria who ruined the Montreal Expos. So I guess we can say he ruined two franchises. Let’s hope it stops there. He needs to sell this ballclub and never own one again.

Bob Nuttig, Pirates; the Monfort family, Rockies; Lew Wolff, A’s; and Hiroshi Yamauchi of the Mariners, simply because he’s never attended a game of the team he owns. Also, I almost threw in Frank McCourt just because I felt like he deserved it.

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AL wild-card preview: Can Orioles tame Rangers’ bats?



In very different ways, these are two of the most surprising teams in baseball. Almost no one expected the Orioles to finish anywhere but last in the AL East, and the Rangers were all but universally regarded as the best team in baseball. The O’s have shocked us all, and while the Rangers can still achieve their ultimate goal, they’re not quite the team we thought they’d be.

Those dynamics will be in play, as and meet in the AL wild-card game. The ara is staying calm over talk of a return to the Premier League.The former Arsenal trainee has been in top form for Steven Gerrard’s side, since his move from Dundee in January – and has been linked with Aston Villa.Going up to Scotland’s been good fwinner earns the right to face the in the ALDS. 

The visiting Orioles haven’t yet decided whether they’ll pitch lefty (4.02 ERA, 174 2/3 IP with and Baltimore this season) or right-hander (2.11 ERA, 38 1/3 IP), but the Rangers have named (3.90 ERA, 191 1/3 IP) as their wild-card starter. 

The rookie Darvish has yet to face the Orioles. While not specific to his Friday opponent, it’s worth noting that Darvish has been a wholly different pitcher . Over that seven-start span, he’s posted a 2.13 ERA and struck out 59 batters against just 10 walks. 

In his career, Saunders has been cuffed around pretty badly by Brendan Rodgers has spoken highly of Liverpool playmaker Adam Lallana.The 31-year-old will become a free agent at the end of the season, with Leicester linked with a move, along with Tottenham and Arsenal.”Adam is a fantastic player and one I broughtcurrent Rangers hitters — cuffed around to the tune of .347/.407/.669. As with most numbers of this nature, we’re talking about a pretty small sample size, but that’s still a source of concern.

The rookie Johnson, meanwhile, has just one appearance against Texas, and it was in relief: 1.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 K, 0 BB. It’s worth noting that the Ranger offense this season has been slightly less effective against rin’t rule out leaving Barcelona this summer.Away with Brazil for the Copa America, the midfielder says any move, however, won’t be considered until after the tournament.Coutinho said, “Many things that come out are not true. “I am totally focused on tght-handers, so that’s a possible point for Johnson. 

Texas won five of seven games against the Orioles this season, and in those seven games they out-scored the O’s by a margin of 56-24. They last met for a three-game set that concluded on Aug. 22, and the Rangers took two of three in Arlington. 

… they lean heavily on a rested bullpen to keep the Texas bats in check.

The Rangers can rake in any environment but especially in their hitter-friendly home digs. Given the suspect nature of either Baltimore starter, a quick hook seems likely. Then it will fall to the bullpen to keep runs off the board.

The good news is that the Oriole bullpen has a very strong arrangement right now, and a number of their very best relievers — namely , and  — are coming off a day of rest.   

… Darvish pitches like he did down the stretch.

It’s that simple, really. The one wrinkle is whether Darvish’s recent neck soreness, which caused him to miss a recent scheduled start, will affect him in any way. If he’s on, there may be little the Orioles can do. 

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GIF: Ryan Hanigan is not pleased with Buster Posey


The story, of course, is Buster Posey’s gefender is available for £25m until the expiry of a clause in his contract on July 26th.The North London club are yet to receive a formal offer for the Belgian, according to Sky Sports.Alderweireld is one of three centre-back targets for Roma, who arand slam in Game 5 of the – NLDShas opened the door to signing a new midfielder this month.United have been linked with numerous midfielders in recent weeks, including Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish, Leicester’s James Maddison and Newcastle’s Sean Longstaff, as well as several current. The subplot is Ryan Hanigann his contract.The Evening Standard says United are prepared to take a huge risk on De Gea’s contract.De Gea has entered the final year of his contract after refusing to sign an extension.United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward is willing to run t’s reaction to same … 

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Darnell McDonald moves from Red Sox to Yankees


Former outfield Bowyer following a run of seven League Two matches without a win, reports BBC Sport.The 48 year old ex-Blackpool and Blackburn boss spent 11 months in charge of the Bantams after replacing David Hopkin.Bowyer could not keep the club in League One laer Darnell McDonald has changed sides in the sport’s most publicized rivalry. He has been acquired off waivers by the , according to all the Yankees beat writers … oh, and Mla.Dybala is yet to make any starts for the Bianconeri this season but did come on against Atletico Madrid for their 2-2 Champions League draw.Sarri said, “If I didn’t think he was ready, I wouldn’t brought him on at a decisive moment. Maybe he’s ncDonald himself:

Just got off the phone w/ Mr. Cashman Happy to announce I’m a new Member of the N.Y.Y.

— Darnell McDonald (@MacDime54)

In case that isn’t enough, the Yankees have made the official announcement of the acquisition.

McDonald, 33, will merely provide outfield depth for the Yankees, who are still without Brett Gardner. McDonald can handle all three outfield positions, though he’s best suitwelcomed the international break.The loan signing from Eintracht Frankfurt admits he’s had a whirlwind first month in England.Willems told the Evening Chronicle: “Personally, it has been a great time to get some rest.”It has been chaotic for me.”I caed for left field. He was hitting .214/.309/.369 with two homers, nine RBI, 17 runs and seven doubles in 99 plate appearances for the Red Sox before being designated for assignment last week.

While this isn’t technically a trade, a move involving these two clubs is quite rare. The last time there was a trade between the Yankees and Red Sox came back in 1997, when Yankees traded a player to be named later and Tony Armas to the Red Sox for Randy Brown and Mike Stanley. The Yankees later sent Jim Mecir to the Red Sox to complete the trade.

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Hamels hears recruiting pitches, says they won’t work


KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Recruiting pitches at the All-Star Game don’t always work.Remember that two years ago in Anaheim, the Angels made sure Torii Hunter lockered right next to free-agent-to-be Carl Crawford. Crawford, of course, bypassed the Angels that winter to sign with the Red Sox.But bring the best players in baseball together, and you can be sure they’ll try to influence their teammates-for-a-McTominay into a better player.Fernandes is getting rave reviews for his own performances since joining United in January.“Bruno can help Scott impove, definitely. Bruno is going to give us loads, definitely, and he is going to help the young kid,”day. The last two days, Cole Hamelsade-Chamberlain clashed Manchester United fans after full-time at Old Trafford.The midfielder was clearly told to “F*** off” while talking to one fan, while another rejected his offer of a fist bump.It’s not clear why the 26-year-old went to the home has heard it all.Hamels, whose locker in the National League clubhouse was next to Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw’s, insisted that the recruiting pitches won’t help.”All I say to them is that I’ve been to every city, and I know what every city is like,” Hamels said before Tuesday’s game.The Phillies are still trying to re-sign Hamels, and there’s also a real chance he could be traded by July 31 if he doesn’t sign first. But Hamels spent Tuesday talking abored PSG striker Edinson Cavani this month.The Telegraph says United are weighing up the possibility of signing Cavani – but are wary of repeating the mistakes made with Alexis Sanchez.Cavani is out of contract at Paris-Saint Germain this summer and lut how the Phillies still might be able to go on a run and get back in a race.Hamels was encouraged by the news that Roy Halladay will make a rehabilitation start Thursday, and could rejoin the Phillies rotation soon after that.”We might start a roll,” Hamels said. “We might even be able to sweep a team. Have we done that this year?”We have to get back to having confidence. If we do that, we can be the team that won 102 games [last year].”The Phillies have not swept a three-game series this year. They swept seven three-game series and three four-game series last year.

Video: Top 10 plays of the week


Top 10 plays of the week, forthcoming. Spoiler alert: Johan Santana makesz’s backroom staff will follow him should he decide to leave Newcastle United.The Evening Chronicle says Benitez could leave on June 30, with pre-season training starting just four days later.The Magpies have maintained for months they have no Plan B an appearance. Most weeks, No. 2 would be No. 1. But ingham Forest have signed ed have accepted an offer from Parma for Matteo Darmian.Darmian is set to join Parma in a £1.4million deal as the Manchester United flop follows Chris Smalling, Alexis Sanchez and Romelu Lukaku to Italy.Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had revealed he planned tWolves striker Rafa Mir on a season-long loan.The 22-year-old helped Spain win the European Under-21 Championship this summer, having spent last term on loan at Spanish second division side Las Palmas – where he scored sevendo judge for yourself …

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Dustin Pedroia to return to Boston lineup Tuesday


As injuries and random acts of an angry god go, the haven’t had much good news this season, but here’s something: is ready to return to the lineup. WEEI’s Rob Bradford reports that Pedroia, who’s missed the last sie Gunnar Solskjaer was delighted with Andreas Pereira’s performance in Thursday’s 4-0 win over Leeds United.The midfielder’s new four-year contract with the club was met with skepticism from supporters, who have watched Pereira start just 11 games six games with a torn thumb muscle, against the in Fenway. Initially, it was feared that Pedroia could miss up to a month with the injury. On the season, Pedroia, besides providing Gold Glove-caliber defense at the keystone, is hitting a producitve .295/.350/.450 on the ton North End head of recruitment Joe Savage is interesting Southampton as they search for a new sporting director.Hearts are also taking an interest after Savage’s impressive work at Deepdale, says Sky Sports.North End have one of the smallest budgeseason. Long a specialist at banging pitches off the Green Monster, he’s also on pace for 42 doubles. Needless to say, having Pedroia in the lineup is a good thing. With that said, thumb injuries can be tough on hitters, and Pedroia’s willingness to play through injury has in the past hurt his production significantly. It will be interesting to sg his loan spell in America with the New York Red Bulls won’t see him forgotten at Saints. He told the Daily Echo: “On paper, it seems a bit of a weird one but there was thought behind it,” revealed the academy lad.“With Ralph (Hasenhuttl), the manee whether he continues hitting as the injury heals on the job. For more baseball news, rumors and analysis, follow on Twitter, subscribe to the and .

Mets’ Dickey throws a one-hitter*


(Getty Images) Can a one-hitter have an asterisk, too?Because if you’re going to argue that ‘s June 1 no-hitter was really a no-hitter*, then ‘s Wednesday night one-hitter was really a one-hitter*.Santana benefited from an Adrian Johnson call that turned a fair ball (and a hit) into a foul ball (and eventually an out). Dickey lost out on a Bill Mathews call that the were suggesting could or should be turned from a hit into an error.For the record, I’d argue that the Tropicana Field official scorer made the right decision when he awarded with a hit in the first inning Wednesday (Dayn Perry of our Eye on Baseball crew ). But I also know that if the same play had come in the eighth or ninth inning rather than the first, a whole bunch of official scorers would have had no problem calling it an error.Is tha if they’re beaten by Liverpool tomorrow night.The Mirror says Silva will be in charge at Anfield in the Merseyside derby on Wednesday night – but only victory will guarantee his immediate Blues future.The Goodison board has remained tight-lipped ovet good? No, it’s not, but it is true.Here’s something else that’s undoubtedly true: Dickey pitched better Wednesday, in his 9-1 one-hit* win over the , than Santana did in his no-hitter* against the .Santana needed help from a great play by Mike Baxter, on a drive that was smoked to left field.Dickey didn’t allow the Rays to hit anything hard.”It could have been a no-hitter, easily,” said one rival scout in attendance. “In the sixth inning, he hadn’t even broken a sweat. His knuckleball was so good, it was almost like a late, sharp-breaking slider.”Dickey’s knuckleball has been so good that Mets manager Terry Collins argued after the game that he has to be considered “one of the top 3, 4, 5 pitchers in baseball at this particular moment.”He certainly has to be one of the top 3, 4, 5 stories in the game right now.Dickey, as Collins pointed out Wednesday night, was one of the first players the Mets cut in spring training 2010. He was 35 years old at that point, had never been a major-league starter for a full season, and owned a career ERA of 5.43.Now he owns the longest consecutive scoreless innings streak in Mets history, at 32 2/3 (topping Jerry Koosman’s record). It would be 33 2/3, except for a ninth-inning error (this one correctly ruled an error), two passed balls (also correctly ruled) and a ground out.”Just start another streak the next time,” Dickey told SNY’s Kevin Burkhardt after the game.It’s hard not to like this guy, right?I don’t imagine Tony La Russa wants to pick his National League All-Star starter a month before the July 10 game, but at this point doesn’t it have to be Dickey?Wednesday’s win made him the first pitcher in the majors with 10 wins. His ERA is down to 2.20. He hasn’t allowed an earned run since the sixth inning on May 22, becoming the first big-league starter since Chris Carpenter in 2009 to make four straight starts without allowing an earned run. The last guy to go five in a row without an earned run (in a single season) was Brandon Webb, i Braithwaite has rubbished claims of a split clause in his Barcelona contract.It’s been claimed a clause exists in the Dane’s deal which would see him sold this summer.But agent Hasan Cetinkaya told BT, “That’s complete bull****. “Of course, neither n 2007. The only guys in recorded history to go six in a row in the same year were Don Drysdale and Orel Hershiser.”That was a fun game to watch,” said the scout in attendance Wednesday.”Truly amazing,” Collins said, pointing out that Dickey was twodelighted with his move to Juventus.It was confirmed yesterday that Danilo was joining for a €37m fee and has penned a five-year deal.The defender stated on social media today: “It’s a dream to be part of this gigantic club that breathes results! A Wright plays away from throwing a perfect game.Yeah, besides not allowing anyone to hit the ball hard, Dickey didn’t walk anyone, which sure is truly amazing for a knuckleballer. He struck out 12, and 79 of the 106 pitches he threw were strikes.It was a one-hitter, and after watching the replay quite a few times, I’m still convinced it should be a one-hitter.But I’m still going to call it a one-hitter*.