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Diamondbacks acquire OF JD Martinez from Tigers

Diamondbacks acquire OF JD Martinez from Tigers

In 57 games, the 29-year-old has slugged 16 home runs with a.305 average and.416 wOBA. With Boston's offense struggling, the Red Sox had reportedly been interested in adding Martinez's bat. As far as rentals go, Arizona nearly certainly came out on top here. He was originally acquired by the Diamondbacks in 2015 in a trade with the Toronto Blue Jays for infielder Cliff Pennington. Consulte Mais Informação

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Arsenal boss Wenger adamant Alexis will not be sold

Arsenal boss Wenger adamant Alexis will not be sold

But Wenger - who has repeatedly said he will not sell the star forward even if he does not sign a new contract - was quick to dismiss the latest development in the transfer saga. "I will give you a very focused answer on that; that he has to work hard to come back and fight for a place in the team". I want to stay injury free, be an option for the manager to get picked every weekend. Consulte Mais Informação

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Jose Ramirez wins Indians Heart and Hustle Award

Jose Ramirez wins Indians Heart and Hustle Award

Voting will open to fans and active players for the final victor who will be selected from the 30 team winners. The team winners are all nominees for the overall "Heart and Hustle Award" given in November. Hosmer will be recognized for the honor before an upcoming game. The previous overall winners are David Eckstein (2005), Craig Biggio (2006, 2007), Grady Sizemore (2008), Albert Pujols (2009), Roy Halladay (2010), Torii Hunter (2011), Mike Trout (2012), Dustin Pedroia (2013), Josh Harrison ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Yankees trade talks heating up with A's

Yankees trade talks heating up with A's

Both players could be useful additions to the Yankees roster, as NY has struggled to find consistent production at first base, while right-hander Michael Pineda was placed on the 60-day disabled list after undergoing Tommy John surgery. He is set to hit free agency during the offseason, however, making him an ideal trade chip for an A's team in the midst of a rebuild. He's had a splendid season in Oakland, posting a.268 average and.366 on-base percentage to go with 21 homers and 44 RBI. Consulte Mais Informação

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Qatar urges Pakistan to play part in solving gulf diplomatic crisis

On June 5, Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt abruptly severed diplomatic ties with Qatar, suspending transport links with Doha and ordering all Qataris to repatriate within 14 days. Despite Doha's vociferous denials, the furor led Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt to ban Qatari media, then later break relations with Doha and impose their trade and diplomatic boycott. Consulte Mais Informação

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Paul Pierce signs with Boston to retire as member of Celtics

Paul Pierce signs with Boston to retire as member of Celtics

Pierce's terrific Boston career came to an end in June 2013 when the Celtics traded him and Kevin Garnett to the Brooklyn Nets for three first-round picks, plus the right to swap another first-round pick. I'm a Celtic for life". He was named Finals MVP for his performance in the 2008 Celtics championship win over the Los Angeles Lakers . Grousbeck said through a press release that the Celtics are proud Paul chose to retire a Celtic. Consulte Mais Informação

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Former teacher sends heartfelt apology to Patriots WR Julian Edelman

Former teacher sends heartfelt apology to Patriots WR Julian Edelman

Eleven years, $16 million and two Super Bowls later, Edelman posted a photo on Twitter of a letter from the teacher apologizing for scoffing at Edelman's National Football League dreams. Give credit to the professor for owning up to the comment and connecting with the two-time Super Bowl champion: "I feel bad, not because you proved me wrong, but because I stupidly voiced an uneducated opinion". Consulte Mais Informação

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Manu Ginobili returning to Spurs for 16th season

Manu Ginobili returning to Spurs for 16th season

There was speculation Ginobili might retire as his 40th birthday approaches. Ginobili is one of the most decorated global players in basketball history, a three-time NBA All-Star, an Olympic gold medalist and a Euroleague MVP. Ginobili's value is now felt more off the court than on it. "But that's not what is going to make me retire or not". "I think everyone that plays this game, that follows this game, that understands this game, respects a player like Manu on every level", veteran Spurs ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Nike and NBA Unveil New Uniforms for Next Season

Nike and NBA Unveil New Uniforms for Next Season

In addition to introducing four jersey options for teams, Nike is also touting that all jerseys will be "lighter" and more "flexible" for players to move in throughout an 82-game season. And don't get me started on the overwrought titles for these uniforms. Here is a comparison of the new and old Warriors jerseys. 3D-body maps of players were used to help designers improve the weight, fit, and construction of uniforms. Consulte Mais Informação

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Tour de France: Michael Matthews wins stage 16, Froome still in yellow

A stray bottle thrown from the peloton appeared to catch a spectator on the head during Stage 16 of the Tour de France . Gilbert is out, Matteo [Trentin] is out, we are short of numbers. Matthews collected points in the intermediate sprint and at the finish to narrow the gap with Kittel to 29, setting up a duel with the Quick-Step Floors rider in the final days of the race. Consulte Mais Informação

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