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Daily Archives: 1st July 2018

It's July 1, and that means Bobby Bonilla is getting paid by the Mets

Sunday is July 1, which means it is Bobby Bonilla’s day to get paid by the New York Mets. The Mets, as part of a buyout agreement with Bonilla, will cut the former All-Star a check for $ 1,193,248.20 on July 1 every year from 2011-35. This is Bonilla’s eighth annual payment. Why are the Mets still paying Bonilla, who ...

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Brad Keselowski leads the way in final practice at Chicagoland

Saturday’s final Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice session at Chicagoland Speedway featured a role reversal for two manufacturers. Chevrolet teams dominated the Top 10 speeds in Saturday’s first practice but Brad Keselowski (180.826 mph) topped the final session as his fellow Ford drivers took five of the top six positions. “Thank you,” Keselowski told his team over the radio ...

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Report: Dodgers eyeing Marlins relievers for bullpen help

The Los Angeles Dodgers are on the lookout for bullpen reinforcements, and the Miami Marlins might be just what the doctor ordered. The Dodgers have reportedly been in touch with the Marlins about relievers <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///mlb/players/5331" href="… MLB | theScore

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Tigers thrash Blue Jays to end 11-game losing streak

TORONTO (AP) Nick Castellanos hit his fourth career grand slam, Jordan Zimmermann pitched seven strong innings and the Detroit Tigers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 9-1 on Sunday, snapping a season-long 11-game losing streak. JaCoby Jones hit a two-run homer as the Tigers won for the first time since June 17, when they completed a three-game road sweep of the ...

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Lester's 406-foot HR sparks Cubs' 8-run 2nd

CHICAGO — Jon Lester provided himself with some run support when he crushed a three-run homer off Lance Lynn to left-center field, the initial jolt as the Cubs built an 8-1 lead over the Twins in the second inning Sunday afternoon at Wrigley Field. The home run had an exit velocity of 102.8 mph and traveled 406 feet, according to ...

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