Former Steelers defensive back Ron Johnson has died, according to Steelers Depot. Johnson was 62.
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On that front, Toronto Blue Jays lefty J.A. Happ is reportedly being scouted, as is fellow lefty Matt Moore from the Texas Rangers.
Moore is an interesting name, as he is being transitioned to the bullpen after an awful stint as a starter this year. His ERA in the rotation is 8.02, but it’s 3.29 in six games as a reliever. As with most starters who go to the bullpen, Moore’s fastball velocity is up, jumping from 91.4 to 93.3 mph. Also, Moore played for Cubs manager Joe Maddon in Tampa Bay. That connection never hurts when making a midseason acquisition. And here’s the other thing about Moore: He can start if the Cubs are desperate for an outing. He has that experience, and it can’t hurt leaving hitter-friendly Globe Life Park and the dangerous AL West.
By selecting Beal, the Giants will hand over their third-round pick in the 2019 draft. They owned the third pick in each round of the draft after a weighted lottery was performed before it began. Per multiple reports, the Raiders have the first pick in each round should they choose to exercise it.
Beal is the first player taken in a supplemental draft since 2015 and it’s the first time the http://www.texansproshopauthentic.com/Dj_Reader_Jersey_Cheap Giants have made a pick since 1994. He will join a cornerback corps that’s unsettled behind Janoris Jenkins and Eli Apple. William Gay, Curtis Riley and Teddy Williams are also in D.J. Reader Womens Jersey the mix for playing time.
Gray tossed six scoreless innings with eight strikeouts in Wednesday night’s 9-0 win over Baltimore, but hadn’t made it past the third inning in his previous two starts. Entering Wednesday, the Yankees were 7-10 with a 5.85 starter’s ERA in games Gray pitched. In all other games, they were 52-21 with a 3.53 starter’s ERA.
Despite calls to skip Gray in his latest turn in the rotation, the Yankees stuck by him.
Everybody in the clubhouse understands kind of what I’m going through on the field, but at the end of the day, I’m coming here and contribute the same way I can on the days I’m not pitching, Gray said. This is probably the longest I’ve struggled in a period. But I’m comfortable. I’m comfortable in my own skin. I’m not going to hold http://www.officialarizonacoyotes.com/Adidas-Oliver-Ekman-Larsson-Jersey my head down. I’m going to walk around with my head up high, and I’m going to figure it out.