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Daily Archives: 5th July 2018

Giants activate Cueto for start vs. Cardinals

SAN FRANCISCO — Johnny Cueto returns from a two-month stint on the disabled list to open a 10-game homestand when the San Francisco Giants host the St. Louis Cardinals in the opener of a four-game series Thursday night. The Giants completed a six-game trip with a thud Wednesday, dropping a third straight game at Colorado to cancel out an impressive ...

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Report: Struggling Mets likely won't use Callaway as scapegoat

The New York Mets are in shambles and although some believe manager Mickey Callaway is partially responsible for the team’s losing ways, it doesn’t appear the organization is going to blame the entire mess on the first-year skipper. Multiple team sources have indicated it’s unlikely the 43-year-old will be used as a scapegoat to cover up this disastrous season, the ...

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5 second basemen who could be traded soon

While second base hasn’t dominated the rumor mill like some other spots on the diamond over the past month, the keystone has a number of productive options for contenders looking to shore up the position. Chances are, multiple second basemen will be moved before the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline, especially if Dustin Pedroia‘s balky leff knee continues to be ...

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Senators assistant GM seeks dismissal of harassment charges

Ottawa Senators assistant general manager Randy Lee will enter a not guilty plea and file a motion to dismiss harassment charges in a Buffalo, N.Y., courtroom on Friday, his lawyer told the Associated Press. Attorney Paul Cambria declined further comment in a text sent Thursday to the Associated Press. The prosecution is scheduled to file a second charge of harassment ...

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Report: LeBron not pressuring Lakers to acquire 2nd star

LeBron James signed a four-year deal because he wanted to give the Los Angeles Lakers some time to build their team. As such, James isn’t pressuring the Lakers to immediately attract a second star, league sources told <a href="http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/23997175/zach-lowe-kawhi-leonard-sa… NBA | theScore

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Canada routs the Philippines to advance at FIBA U17 Basketball World Cup

Canada defeated the Philippines 102-62 on Wednesday afternoon in the round of 16 at the FIBA U17 Basketball World Cup in Rosario, Argentina. Matthew-Alexander Moncrieffe scored a game-high 22 points for Canada and added 11 rebounds. Teammate Benjamin Krikke chipped in with 13 points and Luka Sakota had 10 points. Gerry Abadiano scored a team-high 19 points for the Philippines. ...

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Canadiens' Shea Weber out 5-6 months after knee surgery

Montreal Canadiens’ defenseman Shea Weber will be out for an extended period of time after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery to repair a meniscal tear in his right knee, according to the team. The recovery period is expected to be five to six months. Medical update on Shea Weber: The veteran defenseman is out for an extended period of time due to ...

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Mozeliak: Comments questioning Fowler's effort 'came out wrong'

St. Louis Cardinals president of baseball operations John Mozeliak went into damage control mode after suggesting earlier this week that outfielder Dexter Fowler might be struggling because he wasn’t playing hard enough. “I hate that it came out wrong. I do think he’s at a level of frustration…. MLB | theScore

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