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2021年10月6日 Off

Athletics acquire AL saves leader Jim Johnson from Orioles

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  • OAKLAND, Calif. — The Oakland Athletics acquired AL saves leader Jim Johnson from the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night as a replacement for All-Star closer Grant Balfour.The A's got Johnson on Monday for infielder Jemile Weeks and a player to be named, capping a busy day for general manager Billy Beane. MORE MOVES: Nats get Doug Fister | Phil Hughes to Twins | Cano, Yanks far apart The teams announced the trade late Monday. Balfour became a free agent after the season and is expected to command a multiyear deal. While Beane expressed confidence he could fill the ninth-inning duties from within, he opted for a trade — a common December practice for the GM and low-budget club.The 30-year-old Johnson converted 50 of 59 save opportunities in 2013, going 3-8 with a 2.94 ERA. He was tied with Atlanta's Craig Kimbrel for the major leagues saves lead.Johnson, who led the majors with 51 saves in 2012, earned $6.5 million in base salary this year. He also made a $25,000 bonus for finishing at least 55 games, leading the majors with 63.Also Monday, free-agent left-hander Scott Kazmir agreed to terms on a $22 million, two-year contract with Oakland, a person with knowledge of the negotiations said.The deal is 夜网论坛pending a physical. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team hadn't made a formal announcement.The A's reached agreement on a $600,000, one-year contract with right-hander Fernando Rodriguez. He was one of nine arbitration eligible players — and all w[......]

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    Derek Jeter retirement: players react to Yankees captain's news

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  • Derek Jeter is retiring after the 2014 season, he announced via Facebook on Wednesday. It's no surprise that, following the announcement, players reacted on Twitter.I've been a fan of everything Derek Jeter has done in this game, except for announcing his retirement before he's done playing.— Sam LeCure (@mrLeCure) February 12, 2014#FarewellCaptain— Jim Henderson (@JimHenderson29) February 12, 2014Might cry when Jeter plays his last game favorite player growing up...did it the right way— Christian Yelich (@ChristianYelich) February 12, 2014All the best to Derek in his final season. He's been Nothing but class and I wish him health and much success this year.— Chris Dickerson (@CDickerson_PFTP) February 12, 2014 As a baseball player growing up in Michigan there was only 1 player u needed to look up to and it's going to be a sad day to c him go #Jeter— Ryan LaMarre (@RyanLaMarre4) February 12, 2014Grew up watching Jeter play. Always aspired to be the player he was on and off the field. #TheCaptain— Mike Trout (@Trouty20) February 13, 2014Derek Jeter is my idol, and will always be the example that I strive to follow. It's been an honor to share a diamond with The Captain #2— Hanley Ramirez (@HanleyRamirez) February 12, 2014Derek Jeter was my first wow moment on field my first year. Came up to me and patted me on the back & said "welcome and congrats" #rolemodel— Josh Reddick (@joshreddick16) February 12, 2014#TheCaptain Derek夜网论坛 Jeter will be missed...Won't find a better per[......]

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    Little League World Series 2014: First female player happy for Emma, Mo'Ne

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  • SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — More than six decades after Kathryn "Tubby" Johnston Massar cut off her braids, tucked her hair under her cap and became the first girl to play Little League baseball, she's delighted to see two girls in the Little League World Series."It's truly amazing. I'm very happy to see girls playing," said Massar, 78, of Yuba City, California. MORE: LLWS results, schedule | Amazing photos | Chicago team rolls in openerCanada's Emma March and Philadelphia's Mo'Ne Davis became the 17th and 18th girls to play in the tournament Friday. It is only the third time in the event's 68-year history that two girls are playing in the same series. Davis threw a two-hitter to help Philadelphia beat Nashville 4-0. She had eight strikeouts and didn't walk a batter.Davis, who received a noticeably louder reception than any other player during introductions, said she noticed plenty of girls younger than her in the audience. The applause heightened significantly when Davis struck out the final batter, becoming the first girl to throw a shutout in Little League World Series history."It's very unreal. I never thought at the age of 13 I would be a role model," Davis said. "Hopefully, more girls play Little League."March did not fare as well.Batting cleanup ahead of her brother — Evan — and playing first base, she went hitless Friday in Canada's 4-3 loss to Mexico.But March created some excitement when she stepped into the batter's box for the Vancouver, British Columbia[......]

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