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Francisco Liriano being traded to the Astros, pending a physical

Francisco Liriano being traded to the Astros, pending a physical

Francisco Liriano: 6-5, 5.88 ERA- Has allowed 3 runs or less in last three outings. He is now ranked as the #9 prospect in Houston's system by MLB Pipeline . Hernandez, 24, is batting.279/.369/.485 with 12 homers and 12 steals over 79 games this season at Triple-A. The move indicates that Houston is going all out for a title this season.


Red Sox reach deal to acquire reliever Addison Reed from Mets

Red Sox reach deal to acquire reliever Addison Reed from Mets

Reed, of course, will not be the Red Sox closer - that job still belongs to Craig Kimbrel . Boston enters this week's action with a 57-49 mark and just a half game behind the New York Yankees in the American League East. He's recorded 19 saves with a 2.57 ERA so far in 2017. He took over as New York's closer this season because of Jeurys Familia's domestic-violence suspension and shoulder surgery.


Everton midfielder Ross Barkley's wages may prevent a move to Tottenham

Everton midfielder Ross Barkley's wages may prevent a move to Tottenham

Spurs chairman Daniel Levy has urged caution against the massive transfer fees being paid by certain clubs and isn't willing to be drawn into what he sees as a damaging culture engulfing the Premier League . With Yaya Touré and Fernandinho both well into their 30s, Guardiola could look to use Barkley as a holding midfielder, something Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino is reportedly planning to do if the North London club can sign him.


Goodbye to Yu? Rangers planning to be 'active' at trade deadline

Goodbye to Yu? Rangers planning to be 'active' at trade deadline

Darvish, 30, will be a free agent after the season, and while the Rangers would like to re-sign him long-term, there's no guarantee they will be able to work something out prior to the offseason. If the Dodgers do give up either Verdugo or Buehler, look for left-handed reliever Alex Claudio to come back to Los Angeles in the deal. He is under club control through next year, and as Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports , he could potentially close for the Cubs next year if current closer ...


Should the Ravens Sign Kaepernick?

Should the Ravens Sign Kaepernick?

Before the controversy, Kaepernick was an up-and-coming dual-threat quarterback who could outrun secondaries. "He can't be, because we're not", Goodell said. The plan is to give Flacco a week of rest and then re-evaluate him to see if he's ready to return. The Ravens' owner was peppered with the usual questions, but instead of pretending that all of this was happening in a vacuum, he came out and admitted that there were considerations above and beyond Kaepernick's passing average.


Rory McIlroy reportedly fires caddie, won't comment on situation

Rory McIlroy reportedly fires caddie, won't comment on situation

From there at Birkdale, McIlroy rallied, but ultimately once again missed out on a Major title, as Jordan Spieth snaffled the Claret Jug to set him level with McIlroy in the race for a Grand Slam. "He has taken me from 200 in the world to major champion", McIlroy said of Fitzgerald in 2011. Phil Mickelson mutually parted ways with Jim "Bones" Mackay last month.