Ex-Yankees manager Joe Girardi returns to Bronx ahead of Phillies debut

Ex-Yankees manager Joe Girardi returns to Bronx ahead of Phillies debut

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Girardi's Philadelphia Phillies tied the New York Yankees 2-2 Monday night in a preseason exhibition after Mauricio Llovera allowed a solo home run in the ninth to pinch hitter Mike Ford. A tie was not what Girardi had envisioned in his return to the Bronx. "That doesn't happen in real baseball," said Girardi, who started his day by watching a simulated intrasquad game. "But, obviously, we've got a long trip back, and we've had a long day of baseball." About to start his first season as Philadelphia's manager, he was at Yankee Stadium for a prep ahead of his team's pandemic-delayed opener Friday at home against Miami. He had been back just once since he was cut loose by the Yankees, for an appearance.buy nike nfl jerseys cheap "I always…
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Giants manager Gabe Kapler, players kneel during anthem

Giants manager Gabe Kapler, players kneel during anthem

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San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler and several of his players knelt during the national anthem before Monday night's exhibition game against the Oakland Athletics.nike nfl jerseys for cheap Right fielder Jaylin Davis and first base coach Antoan Richardson, both African American, also took a knee, with shortstop Brandon Crawford standing between them with a hand on each of their shoulders. Davis held his right hand over his heart, while Richardson clasped his hands in front of him. Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick started taking a knee during the national anthem in 2016 to protest racial inequality and police mistreatment of minorities. He was roundly criticized for years, but public sentiment has changed since George Floyd's death in May.buy nike nfl jerseys cheap Floyd, a black man, died…
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Twins CF Byron Buxton day-to-day with midfoot sprain

Twins CF Byron Buxton day-to-day with midfoot sprain

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Minnesota Twins center fielder Byron Buxton has a left midfoot sprain and is day-to-day, the team announced Tuesday.nfl nike jerseys cheap china Buxton, 26, was carted off Target Field on Monday after injuring his foot while tracking a long fly by teammate Nelson Cruz during an intrasquad game. Buxton, a former top prospect who is entering his sixth season, has played in more than 100 games only once in his career. In 87 games last season, he batted .262 with 30 doubles, four triples, 10 homers, 46 RBIs and 48 runs in 271 at-bats, with a career-best .827 on-base plus slugging percentage. Buxton partially dislocated his left shoulder when he crashed into the outfield wall while making a catch on Aug. 1, and he underwent season-ending shoulder surgery in September.cheap…
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Tyler Glasnow back with Rays after testing positive for coronavirus

Tyler Glasnow back with Rays after testing positive for coronavirus

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Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Tyler Glasnow provided hope for teams awaiting players to be cleared following positive tests for the coronavirus. Glasnow rejoined the Rays on Tuesday after missing the first 11 days of summer camp following his positive test. The right-hander immediately jumped into a simulated game at Tropicana Field and threw 49 pitches over 3⅓ innings. Glasnow, 26, said he felt fine and expects to be ready to begin the 60-game season on time.nfl cheap jerseys nike Outside of briefly losing his sense of taste and smell, Glasnow said he didn't experience any noticeable symptoms of COVID-19. "I had maybe really mild cold symptoms for maybe a day,'' Glasnow said, wearing a mask during a Zoom call. "If this wasn't going on, I probably wouldn't have known I…
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Jack Flaherty gets Opening Day start for St. Louis Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates

Jack Flaherty gets Opening Day start for St. Louis Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates

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St. Louis Cardinals ace Jack Flaherty will start the season opener next week against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Flaherty told reporters Tuesday that Cardinals manager Mike Shildt informed him of the team's decision.cheap nike nfl jersey Flaherty also acknowledged to reporters that Shildt "should probably be the one to tell you guys, but oh well." The announcement was expected since Flaherty, 24, is coming off a breakout season in 2019, when he went 11-8 with a 2.75 ERA and 231 strikeouts in 196.1 innings.china nike nfl jerseys cheap The Cardinals open their season at home on July 24.
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MLB short season could create some big surprises

MLB short season could create some big surprises

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We're going to have baseball this summer after all, although the season will be only 60 games long -- a little more than a third of a normal campaign. We might see some surprise statistical leaders, given the relatively small sample size, which got us thinking: What happened the last time the Major League Baseball season was shorter than usual? That was in 1994, when the season ended prematurely because of a strike. Frank Thomas and Jeff Bagwell were named the American League and National League MVPs that season, and both are now members of the Hall of Fame.cheap nike nfl jerseys china But Matt Williams was actually the major league leader in home runs when the season was stopped, with 43. Ken Griffey Jr. was second with 40, with…
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San Francisco Giants prospect Hunter Bishop tests positive for coronavirus

San Francisco Giants prospect Hunter Bishop tests positive for coronavirus

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San Francisco Giants minor leaguer Hunter Bishop has tested positive for the coronavirus, president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi said Monday. Bishop, the Giants' first-round draft pick in 2019, got his test result Friday and has mild symptoms, according to Zaidi. Bishop, a 22-year-old outfielder, would have been on the club's roster of 51 players announced Monday for the start of camp later this week, Zaidi said. Bishop is in Arizona and wasn't around any others from the organization. The Giants selected Bishop 10th overall out of Arizona State last year.cheap nfl nike jerseys china The team is planning its first workout Friday.
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Rockies’ Ian Desmond opting out of playing in 2020, citing high risk amid pandemic

Rockies’ Ian Desmond opting out of playing in 2020, citing high risk amid pandemic

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Ian Desmond will opt out of playing this season, the Colorado Rockies outfielder announced Monday. "The COVID-19 pandemic has made this baseball season one that is a risk I am not comfortable taking," he wrote at the end of a lengthy post on Instagram that touched on race and opportunities for youth baseball players. "With a pregnant wife and four young children who have lots of questions about what's going on in the world, home is where I need to be right now,'' Desmond wrote. "Home for my wife, Chelsey. Home to help. Home to guide. Home to answer my older three boys' questions about Coronavirus and Civil Rights and life. Home to be their Dad.'' Desmond, who grew up in Sarasota, Florida, made his major league debut with Washington…
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MLB’s Rob Manfred now less confident about 2020 season; players ‘disgusted’ by backtracking

MLB’s Rob Manfred now less confident about 2020 season; players ‘disgusted’ by backtracking

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Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred told ESPN on Monday he is "not confident" that there will be a 2020 baseball season and that "as long as there's no dialogue" with the MLB Players Association, "that real risk is going to continue." In a conversation with Mike Greenberg for ESPN's The Return of Sports special, Manfred walked back comments made to ESPN last week, when he said "unequivocally, we are going to play Major League Baseball this year" and pegged the likelihood at "100 percent." "I'm not confident. I think there's real risk, and as long as there's no dialogue, that real risk is going to continue," Manfred said when asked if he is certain there will be a season.customized nfl jerseys The chance that there will be no season…
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Black baseball players seek support for BLM in video, ask fans to join

Black baseball players seek support for BLM in video, ask fans to join

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Current and recent black Major League Baseball players banded together in a video to show support for Black Lives Matter and asked fans to join them. CC Sabathia, Prince Fielder, Giancarlo Stanton, Jason Heyward, Matt Kemp, Andrew McCutchen, Jackie Bradley Jr., Dexter Fowler, Adam Jones, Mookie Betts, Curtis Granderson, Marcus Stroman and David Price are just some of the players seen in the video as part of the #Players4BLM campaign.nfl jersey for cheap The video opens with New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge, as each player takes a turn in reading a statement: "We've been told that our peaceful pleas were not made at the right time, at the right place, in the right way. We've been told to 'wait.' But we remember when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. warned…
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