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Daily Archives: 10th September 2018

JV, Cole first teammates to fan 250 since '02

DETROIT — Making his first start at Comerica Park since the Tigers traded him to the Astros last year, right-hander Justin Verlander combined with teammate Gerrit Cole to make some history by becoming the first right-handed pitchers on the same team to strike out at least 250 batters in the same season since at least 1900. Verlander… MLB News Index

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African big names back firing amid some surprises

8 After eight matches without a victory,  Côte d’Ivoire finally manage to win against an African side in an official match. Their last three point came in 3-0 triumph over Gabon in the qualifiers for Russia 2018. But since then, the Elephants have failed to beat Gabon, Mali, Morocco, Namibia, Zambia, Uganda, Togo and Guinea. … – Latest News

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Phillies using flamethrowers to dry infield after rainy weekend

The infield dirt at Citizens Bank Park is in rough shape after a damp and rainy weekend in Philadelphia. As such, groundskeepers have resorted to some desperate measures in hopes of getting the field ready for the Phillies‘ game on Monday against the visiting Washington Nationals. <figure class="article… MLB | theScore

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NASCAR at Indianapolis: Results, highlights from Brad Keselowski's Brickyard 400 victory

The NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series wrapped up on Monday from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, with the Brickyard 400. Brad Keselowski took back-to-back races after winning the Bojangles Southern 500 on Sept. 2nd and winning the Brickyard 400 on Monday. Keselowski led for nine of the 160 laps.  Kyle Busch is the regular season champion. He finished in 8th place today and ...

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Wacha (oblique) shut down for rest of season

The Cardinals on Monday shut down right-hander Michael Wacha for the remainder of the season after he aggravated his left oblique injury. Wacha was scratched from his scheduled rehab start for Triple-A Memphis on Friday, and he was transferred to the 60-day disabled list Monday. He’s been on the DL since June 21. <a class="article-item__gameday-link" href="https://w… MLB News Index

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