Robert Gsellman takes Diamondbacks' bullpen cart for another spin, gives ride 3 stars

PHOENIX – Robert Gsellman has some suggestions. After a night’s sleep, he is ready to give his ride from the Chase Field Ballpark bullpen three out of five stars. “I’d like some tunes the next time,” Gsellman said, “good driver, but music would make it better.” Gsellman was the only Mets reliever… Source link

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Harper: After winning U.S. Open for second straight year, Brooks Koepka poised to claim title as best golfer in the world

SOUTHAMPTON – The unofficial title as best golfer in the world has been a revolving door among several other young guns since Tiger Woods self-destructed nearly a decade ago, but something about Brooks Koepka tells you he’ll be the guy to eventually make all that spinning stop. It’s not just his… Source link

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Mets rally during four-run ninth, with help from Diamondback blunders, to win 5-3

PHOENIX — You can call it a winning streak now. Brandon Nimmo cracked a two-run homer to highlight a four-run rally in the top of the ninth inning to rally the Mets for 5-3 win over the Diamondbacks on Sunday at Chase Field. It was the second straight win for the Mets (30-38) and just […]

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Tommy Fleetwood nearly sets U.S. Open record with final-round score of 63

SOUTHAMPTON – British golfer Tommy Fleetwood ruled Shinnecock Sunday, making eight birdies to go against a single bogey (on the par-4 No. 9), and finishing with a scorching final-round 63. He was 2-over for the tournament. But in the end, Fleetwood was second-hand news to U.S. Open champion Brooks… Source link

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World Cup's wild start continues with Brazil held to 1-1 draw by Switzerland

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia — Brazil joined the list of big teams struggling to win their opening matches at the World Cup in Russia. The five-time champions were held to a 1-1 draw by Switzerland on Sunday, a few hours after four-time champion Germany was beaten by Mexico 1-0. Philippe Coutinho gave… Source link

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Nick Swisher crushes deep home run, can't stop smiling at Yankees Old-Timers' Day

Aaron Boone and Jason Giambi may have went deep in batting practice, but Nick Swisher waited until the game to show he’s still got some power. Swisher, playing in his first Old-Timers’ Day, crushed a ball into the second deck at Yankee Stadium Sunday afternoon during the game between former players. … Source link

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Amy Mickelson says Phil let the 'moment get the best of him,' calls 13th hole controversy 'not his finest moment'

SOUTHAMPTON – Perhaps Phil Mickelson should have consulted with his wife before addressing the media Saturday in the wake of his wild 13th-hole histrionics, when he smacked his ball on the green while it was still rolling, and incurred a two-stroke penalty as a result. “I think it’s a very good… Source link

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Dream start for Mexico as Hirving Lozano's goal beats defending champion Germany at World Cup

MOSCOW — Germany became the third defending champion in the last 16 years to lose its opening match at the World Cup, falling to Mexico 1-0 Sunday. Hirving Lozano scored the lone goal in the 35th minute, picking up Javier Hernandez’s pass inside the penalty area and beating Mesut Ozil before shooting… Source link

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Andy Pettitte, Jason Giambi react to Robinson Cano ban at Yankees Old-Timers' Day: 'Just wouldn’t have thought that would happen to him'

While former Yankee first baseman Mark Teixeira had said it was not a surprise that his former teammate Robinson Cano was busted by Major League Baseball for using a banned substance, Andy Pettitte felt otherwise. “Just wouldn’t have thought that would happen to him,” he said Sunday at Yankees… Source link

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