D-backs give phenom Upton six-year, $51.25M deal his form in the outfield is a work in progress. Upton had played only eight games in right field in the minors before being installed there at the major league level in 2007. Byrnes compared his outfield issues with "a young Vlad Guerrero,'' with the speed ... 05/28/2014 - 11:12 am | View Link
Bulls to sign forward Vladimir Radmanovic Even though Vlad-Rad is five years older than Asik ... Wood wins rotation spot, homers for Cubs in loss to D-backs Wood wins rotation spot, homers for Cubs in loss to D-backs Hours after securing the last spot in the Cubs' rotation, Travis Wood hit ... 07/19/2012 - 10:52 am | View Link
Vlad to work out for D-backs in Dominican MIAMI -- Free-agent outfielder Vladimir Guerrero will work out for D-backs general manager Kevin Towers this week in the Dominican Republic. Guerrero, 37, hit 449 home runs over 16 years in the big leagues. Last season, Guerrero hit .290 with 13 homers and ... 04/29/2012 - 12:30 pm | View Link
Richard Griffin’s 2012 preseason baseball report card Fame: D’backs confidence reflects the coaching staff cuz there ... Fame: This is a young talented team that even without many outside additions earns a plus for the winter body of work. One of these seasons will be a breakout as this is a team on ... 02/8/2012 - 11:10 pm | View Link
MLB Power Poll: It's all about the pitching The D-backs started the week leading the NL in homers (but, alas, not in pitching). 20. Nationals (20). In a 2-4 week, Tom Gorzelanny earns both wins with 15 innings of five-hit, two-run work ... walks in the first month, Vlad Guerrero walked four times ... 05/16/2011 - 2:05 am | View Link
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Oliver Torres has impressed current Porto boss Julen Lopetegui.
Oliver Torres was the youngest starter in the FC Porto team who surprised Bayern Munich by recording a 3-1 victory in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal tie last week. The 20-year-old midfielder will again hope to be involved in Munich on Tuesday as the Portuguese side seek to complete the job and progress to the last four.
Torres is currently on loan at Porto from Atletico Madrid, whom he joined at the age of 13 after impressing for the Morala football school in his native Navalmoral
Bayern's march towards the Bundesliga title took another step at the weekend as they beat Hoffenheim 2-0.
Four-and-a-half years ago, I was in St. Pauli to research an 8,000-word article about the club and its famous support for the Swedish magazine "Offside".
Some of you may know the piece, because the English-language version later appeared in issue zero of "The Blizzard".
During an MLB Baseball game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Chicago Cubs on April 20th 2015, a fan behind home plate gets hit through the protective netting by a foul ball. She appeared to lose consciousness and was rushed to hospital where she would be ok. submitted by mcforehead [link] [comment]
Luis Enrique praised Barcelona's ability to adapt in their 2-0 victory against Valencia at Camp Nou.
From Hristo Stoichkov to Romario, Rivaldo to Ronaldinho, or Henrik Larsson to Zlatan Ibrahimovic, FC Barcelona's modern era has been marked by the presence of great forwards. On the rare occasions where three of those forwards hit it off, the results are spectacular.