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Diamondbacks' Iannetta hit in face with pitch, walks off

Coming up from Chase Field on Sunday, the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Arizona Diamondbacks will be finishing up their Major League Baseball series. Chris Iannetta of the Arizona Diamondbacks has been hit in the face with a pitch. For me, thats why its a non-issue.”. Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said it's been important not to overreact during this rough stretch. "A swinging bat is a unsafe bat", Hurdle said.

Molina homers twice to help Cardinals beat Cubs

Louis on May 13, 2017. Wainwright (3-3) allowed just four hits, struck out three and walked four. Matt Carpenter hit a two-run shot of his own in the third to snap a 1-for-31 slump, homering off former TCU teammate Jake Arrieta (4-3).

Zabaleta to leave Manchester City

Manchester City now need four points from the remaining two games against West Bromwich Albion on Tuesday and Watford away on Sunday to be certain of a top-four finish although a win should be enough due to their superior goal difference. There are reports that the Argentine will join London-based West Ham United next season. "At the moment, we have consistency", Wenger said. "We've got ourselves into a strong position, but the season is not over and we don't think it is done".

Jeffrey Schlupp admits Crystal Palace weren't 'at it' against Manchester City

He could recall just one match this season when City created fewer chances than their opponents - at Tottenham in early October, when City lost 0-2. One - at White Hart Lane. A City corner in the 49th minute eventually saw De Bruyne pick out an unmarked Kompany, who brilliantly punished Palace as his powerful shot found the top corner.

Reds ride extra-base barrage to 14-2 romp over Giants

Cincinnati took three in a row for their first sweep of the Giants since 2013, outscoring them 31-5 during the series. He's 1-4 with a 3.86 ERA in four career starts against the Giants. The San Francisco Giants could use a win here after losing five of their last seven games. He also hit two doubles, joining Arroyo as the only Giants with multiple extra-base hits during the series.

Luis Enrique anticipating tough test for Barcelona at Las Palmas

With just over ten minutes remaining in Uruguay's last group game against Italy, Suarez got into an altercation with defender Giorgio Chiellini and looked to bite down on the Juventus man's shoulder. Las Palmas against Barcelona is on Sunday 14 May, LaLiga matchday 37, at Estadio Gran Canaria , with kick-off at 19:00 local time , 20:00 CEST.

Players Notebook: A blast from the past: Vijay Singh in the hunt

Chalk that up to practice, nothing new for the 54-year-old Singh. No. 17 played to a scoring average of 3.392 to rank as the second toughest hole on the course , trailing on No. "And my caddie just got excited every time I got it on the green". I didn't miss a shot on the first three holes. Mickelson, a former victor, had it to 5-under at one point Friday and doubled the island green par-3 17th to finish at 2-under.

Tearful young fan meets his hero Kimi Raikkonen after Spanish Grand Prix

Raikkonen, the 2007 world champion and one of the sport's most popular drivers, collided on the opening lap with Red Bull's 2016 race victor Max Verstappen and retired. "The auto was behaving well - in qualifying I didn't put a very good lap together but apart from that we've been quite happy all weekend. We'll try on the next one".

Warriors aim to complete sweep of Jazz

The Jazz were successful in harassing the Warriors for a majority of the game, with the Warriors players visibly appearing flustered, flummoxed, and flabbergasted. Even if the team had remained completely healthy. No team has ever come back from an 0-3 deficit (0-123). Joe Johnson was the game-saver then, and he had some advice to help pick Utah up down the stretch of the current series, too.

Spurs-Warriors: Kawhi Leonard will play in Game 1 on Sunday

After the Spurs routed the Houston Rockets on Thursday night to advance, the Westgate opened San Antonio as a 900 underdog and Golden State as a massive -1600 favorite to win the series. "I really didn't have a rhythm at the beginning of the game", Harden said. "They did a really good job of corralling, showing bodies, their bigs at the rim, things like that", he said.

Hunter Pence: Pence (hamstring) has MRI, may need DL stint

Bochy had good things to say about Stanford product Austin Slater, who fell a triple short of the cycle at high-altitude Colorado Springs on Saturday and is hitting.310 with an.800 OPS for Sacramento. "It's up to me when we have to make an adjustment to his playing time". "He's a veteran, he's done this", Bochy said of Ruggiano. He's getting in a groove now, and he's unsafe.

Highlights of Friday's NHL playoff game

In their first ever Western Conference Final, Nashville has a 1-0 series lead over the Anaheim Ducks. That's what ultimately matters. The veteran Predators winger buried the winning goal in overtime, and had six shots on goal, in a 3-2 overtime win in Game One at Anaheim.

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho hands Crystal Palace massive survival boost

Rashford has scored 11 goals and made three assists in all competitions for Manchester United so far this season and will be hoping to help the Red Devils win the Europa League later this month. Mourinho has warned changes will be afoot regardless of Palace's situation by then and suggests rotation is also on the cards for their final two away games, starting at White Hart Lane on Sunday.

Marouane Fellaini heads Man U to Europa League finals

David de Gea, as first choice, is likely to start in the Premier League game at Tottenham on Sunday afternoon. Jose Mourinho has admitted he will make sweeping changes to his side after Manchester United made the Europa League Final. "It is not always easy when you work every day to play and you don't play", the 30-year-old said . "I told them I can't lie and say this is more important than Wednesday or that Wednesday is more important than Stockholm".

Rafael Nadal tops Dominic Thiem to claim fifth Madrid Open title

I take, as I say, more positives than negatives into the next week in Rome. I mean, I made a lot of unforced errors, especially first set. The 14-time grand-slam victor broke in the opening game of the second set and saved a break point in the next, maintaining a two-game advantage until a thrilling 10th game.

Juventus And Real Madrid Deserve Champions League Final Spots Admits Andres Iniesta

Real Madrid headed the long list of European giants keen to take Dybala off of Juventus' hands until he signed new five-year deal last month and while he may have no intention of playing under Zidane, Dybala says that he would would love to play "with" him.

Dugan injury sours Kangaroos' rout of Kiwis in Anzac Test

The New Zealand players have been nowhere to be seen", wrote Meninga in the Courier Mail . It was the first of four rugby league internationals this weekend in Australia , where National Rugby League teams are getting the weekend off.

Title chase slip-up left us demoralised, says Spurs' Pochettino

Sunday was the 2,533rd and final match at White Hart Lane. White Hart Lane is due to be demolished when the season ends to pave way for Spurs' new state-of-the-art stadium. "In that moment I remember trying to give 200 per cent because I felt the club needed me. We were united, very strong". Spurs are unbeaten at home in the league this season, collecting a league-high 50 points from 18 games.

Spurs fans brace themselves for emotional final day at White Hart Lane

Dawson, who turned out for Tottenham between 2005 and 2014, said that he will forever love the club. "It's sad and exciting". As for Manchester United, they could still make the top four, but Jose Mourinho doesn't seem bothered about that.

Spanish Grand Prix: Hamilton takes pole ahead of Vettel

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany steers his auto during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, Spain, Sunday, May 14, 2017. With two wins in four races, Vettel has a 13-point advantage over Hamilton in the standings. After two sectors of his final flying effort in Q3, the Ferrari star was on course to jump ahead of Lewis Hamilton and into P1, but after locking-up at the final chicane Vettel ended up crossing the line 0.051s down ...

Lewis Hamilton edges Vettel to take pole in Barcelona

Reflecting on that change, Vettel replied: "A busy morning, big thank-you to the team because we had to change the engine last minute and the auto was just about finished so today is really for the mechanics - also from Kimi's vehicle that helped out, so grazie".

Eastern Conference Finals Schedule: NBA Playoffs 2017

It may not have mattered - and the Celtics probably don't want to hear it - but Boston should have had another second to get a potential series-winning shot off in Game 6 against the Wizards on Friday night, the National Basketball Association acknowledged in its Last Two Minute Report ( via the Boston Globe ).

Murray Pam's playoff wrap-up: Senators-Penguins, Game 1

Pekka Rinne made 27 saves for the Predators, who continued their dominant surge through these Stanley Cup playoffs with a strong start and a gritty overtime effort after Hampus Lindholm's first playoff goal in two years tied it for the Ducks.

McIlroy set for scan after back pain

J.B. Holmes hits from the ninth tee during the third round of The Players Championship golf tournament Saturday, May 13, 2017, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla . You know, like I say, I've played well, and it's odd not to think about that I haven't won on US soil. It's a big deal. "Two good yardages, two good shots and two good putts", he said after becoming the sixth player to record two eagles on the back nine in the same round at The Players.

Wenger: "It was a very convincing win"

Wenger was forced into a change as the impressive Oxlade-Chamberlain went off with what appeared to be a hamstring issue - Hector Bellerin on in his place. "All we can do is to keep winning our games and we will need another strong performance at Stoke on Saturday". "We were dynamic, quick going forward, well organised".

Pillar hits winning homer in 9th, Jays beat Mariners 3-2

Jean Segura hit a double to shallow right field, pushing Carlos Ruiz to third. Kevin Pillar hit a walkoff home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Blue Jays over the Seattle Mariners 3-2 on Sunday for Toronto's fifth consecutive win.

Preds ready for Game 2 against Ducks in Anaheim

Take the three won by Southern California's two National Hockey League teams. The Kings motored through the 2012 postseason, falling just four times . It doesn't mean that he'll be worked back into the defense mix for Game 2 - or possibly beyond in this matchup with the Predators. "We gotta get going here,"Andrew Cogliano said to reporters yesterday.

James Harden Takes Blame For Rockets' Playoff Exit

Leonard hurt his ankle in Game 5 of the conference semifinals against the Houston Rockets on Tuesday. San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge, left, dribbles as Houston Rockets center Clint Capela defends during the first half in Game 6 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series, Thursday, May 11, 2017, in Hou.

Coach Kerr attends Warriors practice

But Kerr could soon be back, as he has been present for coaches meetings the past two days and spoke with Brown following Saturday's practice. Interim coach Mike Brown told ESPN that Kerr plans to watch the game from the Warriors' locker room.

Gregg Popovich says Kawhi Leonard will play in Game 1 vs. Warriors

The Spurs know that limiting Golden State's 3-point shooting will be a key in the next round, just as slowing Houston from long range was in the conference semifinals. It is believed that Kawhi Leonard was available to play in Game 6 against the Rockets, but the Spurs had chose to sit him in order to have him healthy for Sunday.

Hanigan's hit lifts Rockies over Padres in 11 innings, 3-2

Colorado's Ian Desmond scored in the second when he stole second and Austin Hedges' throw ended up in center field for a two-base error. SAN DIEGO - In some circles, he is known better as Pepe Negro, a Spanish nickname that accumulated somewhere along the way like baseball monikers sometimes do - a product of the daily grind of games.

Thousands of pro-climate, anti-Trump protesters march in Washington

Marchers then plan to move to the White House and end up at the Washington Monument. The site has long served an informational role and sought to provide a comprehensive review of basic climate science, the effects of climate change, and how it is affecting the United States .

Sublime Joe Root leads England whitewash over Ireland in second ODI

Jonny Bairstow has hailed the strength in depth at England's disposal, even though it could well mean he misses out on selection for the Champions Trophy. Ireland made a decision to bowl first on winning the toss. He did, however, have a scare when, on 39, he almost played on to the off-spin of Middlesex team-mate Paul Stirling only for the ball to gently touch the stumps without dislodging a bail.

Spurs' Tony Parker to Undergo Season-Ending Surgery after Game 2 Injury

He needed to be carried off the floor by teammates, casting a pall over San Antonio's victory. Parker, the 2007 NBA Finals MVP, will now undergo an MRI on Thursday. Houston came within eight but San Antonio pushed the advantage back to 15 with timely hits from Danny Green before the Spurs hit just enough free throws to seal the win.

Chelsea could own the EPL title on Friday

On the field, his four goals and 11 assists are evidence of the creative spark he's provided during his 15 substitute appearances for the first-choice duo of Kante and Matic, but equally important has been his impact when not playing. Speaking ahead of the Friday night match, Brunt said: "It's our last game at home, and we've done reasonably well at home, so it would be nice to go out and get a result against them if we can".