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Andujar, Torres and streaking Yankees high Indians 7-6 –

Posted in Trending Topics on 5th May 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — By the point his teammates tracked him down for a postgame dousing, Miguel Andujar was standing near the place his successful hit landed.

Andujar flared an RBI single to proper subject with two outs within the ninth inning and the New York Yankees, after blowing two late leads, beat the Cleveland Indians 7-6 Friday evening for his or her 13th victory in 14 video games.

“They offer me this shot and my first walk-off,” the 23-year-old newcomer stated.

Gleyber Torres, at 21, grew to become the youngest Yankees participant to hit a house run since 1969 . He related within the first matchup between these groups since New York gained the decisive Recreation 5 of the AL Division Sequence in Cleveland final October.

“Initially, comfortable for my first dwelling run, for certain. Tremendous excited for that,” the rookie stated.

Aaron Choose homered, doubled and drew a bases-loaded stroll within the eighth that put the Yankees forward 6-5. Cleveland tied it within the ninth, scoring on the second wild pitch of the inning by Aroldis Chapman (1-Zero), who confirmed frustration after the ball acquired by catcher Gary Sanchez.

Sanchez has allowed 20 wild pitches this season to associate with 5 handed balls.

Giancarlo Stanton doubled off Alexi Ogando (Zero-1) to start the Yankees ninth, and nearer Cody Allen relieved. With two outs and runners on second and third, Andujar looped a gentle single.

“We had a chance,” Allen stated. “It is unlucky.”

Down 5-Zero within the eighth, the Indians out of the blue pulled even. Bradley Zimmer hit a three-run shot off Chasen Shreve, and Jose Ramirez launched a two-run drive off David Robertson.

It was Aaron Choose Jedi bobblehead evening because the Yankees, like many professional groups, performed up the “Star Wars” theme on Could the Fourth. Again dwelling after a 6-1 journey, the slugger was a power, additionally doubling in his personal Return of the Choose-I.

Choose walked on a full-count pitch with two outs from Ogando. The veteran right-hander pitched in South Korea final 12 months, began this season in Triple-A and was referred to as up by Cleveland earlier within the day.

The Indians wanted reduction assist after a splitting a high-scoring, rain-delayed doubleheader towards Toronto on Thursday. The AL Central leaders arrived at their New York resort round three:30 a.m.

Torres lined a three-run drive into the left subject seats within the fourth. He grew to become the youngest Yankee to homer since John Ellis, who was 20 when he hit an inside-the-parker at outdated Yankee Stadium almost a half-century in the past — Torres was youngest the Yankees hitter to clear the fence since 19-year-old Bobby Murcer in 1965.

Torres shortly circled the bases and, consistent with baseball custom, the rookie acquired the silent remedy when he acquired again to the bench. Solely after he went down the dugout giving imaginary high-fives to teammates did they let unfastened and be a part of the social gathering.

Choose did a bit jig to have fun, then did a jog of his personal across the bases when he hit his eighth dwelling run later within the inning.

Sanchez hit his ninth homer, connecting within the fifth for a 461-foot drive that was the longest by a Yankees participant this season. Indians starter Josh Tomlin has given up a significant league-most 13 homers this season in 25 2/three innings.

Yankees starter CC Sabathia pitched six shutout innings. He gave up three hits, walked none and struck out seven, reducing his ERA to 1.39.


Ron Howard, director of the upcoming “Solo: A Star Wars Story” threw out the primary ball. Characters in costume paraded across the subject to music and clips from the films, and one of many movies performed on a TV within the Yankees clubhouse.

Requested his favourite “Star Wars” second, Boone stated the trash compactor scene within the unique.


Indians: LHP Andrew Miller (hamstring) will throw a bullpen session Saturday. Supervisor Terry Francona stated he did not assume the reliever would want a minor league rehab stint. … RHP Nick Goody (elbow swelling) had an MRI and there is not any structural harm, Francona stated.

Yankees: SS Didi Gregorius unintentionally acquired kicked within the head whereas tagging Francisco Lindor within the eighth. He was down for a minute, acquired checked and stayed within the sport.


Indians: RHP Trevor Bauer (2-2, 2.45 ERA) struck out 11 vs. Texas in his final begin. He then set off a Twitter battle with the Houston Astros, showing to insinuate their pitchers used a sticky substance to get a greater grip. He later clarified these remarks, tweeting he had an issue with the “hypocrisy” of MLB for “selectively implementing guidelines.”

Yankees: RHP Sonny Grey (1-2, 6.67) matched a season finest by throwing six innings at Houston in his final begin.


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Lakers rookie Larry Nance Jr. dunks all over Warriors Festus Ezeli

Posted in Trending Topics on 19th October 2015

Lakers rookie Larry Nance Jr. dunks all over Warriors Festus Ezeli

D’Angelo Russell, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft, and Julius Randle, 2014’s No. 7 selection, whose work his way back from a shattered leg which cost him all of his rookie season, the young prospects are part of the focus of the lions at Los Angeles Lakers camp. Saturday night in San Diego, though, it was the Lakers’ other recent first-round pick to elicit the oohs and aahs

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With just under six minutes remaining in the third quarter of LA’s preseason matchup with the defending NBA’s Golden State Warriors, Larry Nance Jr. “a 6-foot-8 power forward from Wyoming, the Lakers selected with the 27th overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft and which until now has been best known for the fact that Larry Nance’s son and a very unfortunate tweet” decides he wants to be known for something else:

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Mission accomplished, Youngblood. (Must be nice to have the genes of a former Slam Dunk Contest champion).

shed a big dunk in the game, even in the preseason, is impressive in its own right. Directly to do it in the cup of a real-deal shot-blocker such as Warriors center Festus Ezeli? Even more so. Do this by the municipality Ezeli in the air, flush and full-on, and then continuing on to the point that you get the whole ball above the square?

Well, it’s just bananas, even though young Lawrence himself seem to think it was only light work:

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Whether Nance found it particularly impressive or not, it certainly seemed collected a complaint in his teammates and the fans in San Diego are, according to Mark Medina of the Los Angeles Daily News:

We are definitely Ezeli eagerly await his chance to repay the debt when the Lakers and Warriors meet again early next Thursday.

Nance’s high-flying introduction to the NBA world was just one of a number of dope play during the Lakers-Dubs preseason tilt, which also included rookie Russell goes coast-to-coast and behind his back for a nice finger-roll finishing:

… and Randle continues to show impressive handles for a 6-foot-9, 250-pound four-man with the ball right at All-Defensive First Team forward Draymond Green before the end with his off-hand (Julius is a hotklou) and do some woofing at the NBA major wrestling heel:

… and rising Jordan Clarkson internship remind veterinarians Marreese Speights and Andre Iguodala you have to get a body on any opponent when the shot goes up, because at this level, even the point guards can bang on your

… and current NBA most valuable player Stephen Curry remind all of us that he did not even need his feet under him to supporters outside the arc to take to school the dribble and:

Unfortunately, Curry’s first -quarter slip was a all-too-common phenomenon on Saturday. Kolle moisture on the floor at the Valley View Casino Center “caused by the ice which placed under the hardwood installed for the exhibition match” created slippery, dangerous, unplayable circumstances that led officials to call off the game with 2:16 left in the third quarter to ensure player safety. The Lakers have the W over dubs, 85-70, in the truncated affair

Broderick Turner of the Los Angeles Times.

This led to consternation among fans in attendance who booed in the arena after the announcement of the early termination of the game. But especially in the preseason, discretion is the better part of valor.

“We almost only ourselves dead”, World Peace said after the game, according to Bill Oram of the Orange County Register

This evil once shelled out for an unfinished game can find satisfaction Monday, according to the Lakers:.

And if they still feel they have their money’s worth, they can always go back and look Nance Rising slam for another 20 or 30 times.