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Daily Archives: 6th July 2018

Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia has lifetime ban lifted

Major League Baseball has lifted the lifetime ban on Jenrry Mejia, and the right-handed reliever will be eligible to pitch in the 2019 season upon conditional reinstatement, according to a statement from commissioner Rob Manfred. Mejia was handed a lifetime ban prior to the 2016 season for a third positive test for performance-enhancing drugs. The conditional reinstatement is based on ...

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Clint Bowyer leads Ford armada in first Cup practice at Daytona

Clint Bowyer led a Ford Performance sweep of the top-five positions in Thursday’s first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice at Daytona. With many of the Ford drivers working together later in the 55-minute session, Bowyer vaulted to the top of the leaderboard with an average lap speed of 200.799 mph. Bowyer’s Stewart-Haas Racing teammate, Aric Almirola was second (200.691 ...

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Report: Teams not offering close to what Orioles want for Machado

The Baltimore Orioles are motivated to move Manny Machado, but their asking price remains more than potential suitors are willing to offer. Three weeks before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, clubs reportedly aren’t close to giving what the Orioles are demanding in trade talks, sources to… MLB | theScore

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Big bats teaming up in the Bronx: Good luck against Judge, Stanton

Following their trade for Giancarlo Stanton this offseason, the New York Yankees seemed poised to boast one of the most feared hitting lineups in baseball’s history. After Stanton’s ice-cold April, during which he hit just three home runs and posted a .661 OPS, the outfielder and teammate Aaron Judge are on fire, frustrating pitchers with five combined homers through the ...

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Stenhouse: “Tough conversations” held on Roush team performance

It’s been a year since Ricky Stenhouse Jr.’s last Monster Energy NASCAR Cup series victory. He believes he’ll be in contention again in Saturday night’s Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway, the site of his most recent race win. But his Roush Fenway Racing organization still has a ways to go to become competitive week-in and week-out during the ...

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