Dodgers’ long road trip ends with another loss as Padres spin 3-0 shutout in Mexico

first_img Dodgers bench slumping Cody Bellinger for a day He will make more. With the Dodgers’ rotation in disarray, Roberts said Stripling (whose ERA has dropped to 1.93) will stay in the rotation and make another start next weekend against the Cincinnati Reds.“Ross was a little bit under the weather today actually but gave us 68 pitches, four shutout innings,” said Roberts who wasn’t ready to let Stripling go much beyond that in the heat and humidity of Monterrey regardless. “He did everything he could for us.”Stripling certainly looked healthier than the Dodgers’ bats – or their bullpen.Tony Cingrani replaced Stripling and gave up a two-run home run to Eric Hosmer in the fifth inning. Cingrani started the season by striking out 15 of the first 29 batters he faced and holding them to a .138 average through his first 11 appearances. Over his past six appearances, however, he has allowed six runs on nine hits, four walks and a hit batter in 4-2/3 innings.“You get behind Hosmer who’s their best hitter,” Roberts said. “It’s 3-and-1 and he’s looking dead red. He got a pitch that was center cut and he did what he does.”Pedro Baez was touched for another run in the seventh inning after giving up a leadoff triple to Jankowski.Over their past 14 games, Dodgers relievers have a 5.69 ERA and 1.80 WHIP, inflated by 32 walks and seven home runs in 49 innings.Related Articles Dodgers’ Dave Roberts says baseball’s unwritten rules ‘have changed, should change’ Cingrani took the loss – the eighth charged to a Dodgers reliever this season (half of them on this trip). But the Dodgers’ offense could muster no support against Padres starter Eric Lauer (who got his first major-league win) and their bullpen.Lauer went the first six innings, ducking and dodging most of the way. The Dodgers stranded eight baserunners in the first five innings on their way to a total of 13 in the game. They had runners in scoring position in six of the first seven innings but went hitless in seven at-bats in those situations. For the game, they were 0 for 9 with runners in scoring position, striking out in four of those at-bats.“I thought Austin (Barnes) had a couple good at-bats with runners in scoring position and lined out to left then lined out to right,” Roberts said. “We created some stress, some traffic but just couldn’t get the big hit today.”Instead, they headed north of the border having taken one hit after another since they left home.“It felt like probably the longest trip I’ve ever been a part of in my life,” Stripling said. “We were all talking about that today. Guys are excited to get back to L.A. When we started the trip, we had Hyun-Jin and Kersh. And Seager. And Puig. It definitely took a toll on us. It’ll be good to get back to LA, get our bearings back and get to play at home.” Dodgers’ hot-hitting Corey Seager leaves game with back injury PreviousLos Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Ross Stripling works against a San Diego Padres batter during the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, May 6, 2018, in Monterrey, Mexico. (AP Photo/ Eduardo Verdugo)San Diego Padres pitcher Eric Lauer works against a Los Angeles Dodgers batter during the third inning of a baseball game, Sunday, May 6, 2018, in Monterrey, Mexico. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo) SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsLos Angeles Dodgers’ Alex Verdugo runs to third base during the second inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Sunday, May 6, 2018, in Monterrey, Mexico. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)Los Angeles Dodgers’ Alex Verdugo bats during the second inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Sunday, May 6, 2018, in Monterrey, Mexico. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)Los Angeles Dodgers’ Alex Verdugo slides to third base during the second inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Sunday, May 6, 2018, in Monterrey, Mexico. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Ross Stripling works against a San Diego Padres batter during the second inning of a baseball game, Sunday, May 6, 2018, in Monterrey, Mexico. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Ross Stripling works against a San Diego Padres batter during the second inning of a baseball game, Sunday, May 6, 2018, in Monterrey, Mexico. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Ross Stripling works against a San Diego Padres batter during the second inning of a baseball game, Sunday, May 6, 2018, in Monterrey, Mexico. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)San Diego Padres shortstop Freddy Galvis (13) catches the ball for the out on Los Angeles Dodgers Tim Locastro (70) during the second inning of a baseball game, Sunday, May 6, 2018, in Monterrey, Mexico. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)Los Angeles Dodgers Tim Locastro jumps after the out by Diego Padres Freddy Galvis, not pictured, during the second inning of a baseball game, Sunday, May 6, 2018, in Monterrey, Mexico. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Ross Stripling works against a San Diego Padres batter during the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, May 6, 2018, in Monterrey, Mexico. (AP Photo/ Eduardo Verdugo)NextShow Caption1 of 10Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Ross Stripling works against a San Diego Padres batter during the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, May 6, 2018, in Monterrey, Mexico. (AP Photo/ Eduardo Verdugo)ExpandMONTERREY, NL, Mexico – Even the 23rd no-hitter in franchise history couldn’t really save this road trip.The Dodgers’ long and grinding road to San Francisco, Arizona and Mexico came to an end after 11 games Sunday. It did not go well or end well. A 3-0 shutout at the hands of the San Diego Padres finished it off on an appropriately down note.“It felt quite long. A win today would have changed it,” Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said with a heavy dose of weariness in his voice. “But please don’t tell me our win-loss. I don’t even want to know.”Perfectly understandable. Here’s a hint – the Dodgers had as many wins (four) as key players lost to injury (Corey Seager, Yasiel Puig, Hyun-Jin Ryu and, finally Clayton Kershaw) during the trip. That’s not a good ratio.center_img Dodgers’ Justin Turner looking rejuvenated on defense Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error The Dodgers lost three of four in San Francisco, split four with the Diamondbacks and finished by losing two of three to the Padres at Estadio de Beisbol Monterrey, winning only when Walker Buehler and three relievers didn’t allow a hit Friday night.The Dodgers took a beating during the trip – so much so they couldn’t even agree on a pugilistic metaphor.“Obviously, when Kershaw goes on the DL it’s like a punch in the gut,” said Sunday’s fill-in starter Ross Stripling.“We keep getting punched right in the nose, but it’s about finding ways to dig in and win ballgames,” said Justin Turner who provided one silver lining to the dark clouds that gathered over the Dodgers. He took batting practice on the field Sunday for the first time since suffering a fractured wrist on March 19 and could go on an injury-rehabilitation assignment later this week.Sign up for our Inside the Dodgers newsletter. Be the best Dodger fan you can be by getting daily intel on your favorite team. Subscribe here.Stripling was another bright spot. Despite feeling nauseous and light-headed before the game – he took the blame for letting himself get dehydrated – Stripling pitched four scoreless innings in his second spot start. Whicker: Dustin May yet another example of the Dodgers’ eye for pitching last_img read more

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Cowboys’ Jerry Jones: Tony Pollard capable of ‘carrying the whole load’ in Ezekiel Elliott’s absence

first_img Cowboys’ Robert Quinn suspended 2 games, agent calls NFL’s decision ‘tone deaf’ Michael Irvin thinks Cowboys need Ezekiel Elliott to win another Super Bowl “I certainly thought (Pollard) had a good account of himself,” Jones said.Usually, it’s fans and media that drive hype trains during this time of year.In the case of Tony Pollard, the Cowboys are doing it themselves. I wonder why that might be 🤔 pic.twitter.com/a109S9zHMs— David Helman (@HelmanDC) August 11, 2019Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott, who is seeking an extension as well, completed all four of his pass attempts in limited action against the 49ers. He also praised Pollard.”One of the most exciting players to me of this training camp,” Prescott said about Pollard last week (via the Dallas Morning News). “The things that he’s been able to do running the ball, catching the ball out of the backfield. He’s making plays. And he’s really an intelligent dude. A really smart guy. Jerry Jones thinks highly of Tony Pollard.The Cowboys have been without Ezekiel Elliott this preseason, as the star is holding out in hopes of receiving a new contract. Jones, however, believes Pollard ⁠— the team’s fourth-round pick in the 2019 draft — can step in and start in the backfield if needed. Cowboys are ‘way far off as a team,’ Jason Garrett says “He looks confident out there,” Jones said about Pollard (via the team’s official website). “We know he’s inordinately understanding of what he does and can do. We’ve seen him do it, we know he’s capable of, if he really needs to, carrying the whole load.”Pollard rushed for 16 yards on four carries in his preseason debut against the 49ers on Saturday. Dallas ended up falling to San Francisco, 17-9. Related News “When we’re in the offense, or in the offensive unit, or in the team meetings, anytime coach calls him out on his responsibility, without a hesitation he’s getting that right. That’s what you want to see from a young guy.”Elliott, a two-time rushing champion, is not planning to return to the team until he signs a new deal, according to an earlier report from ESPN.last_img read more

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Amel Tuka became the Balkan Champion

first_imgAthletic team of Bosnia and Herzegovina won two medals at the Balkan Indoor Championship in Istanbul.The most successful was Amel Tuka who won a gold medal on 800 m with the result of 1:48:86.Young Mesud Pezer won the bronze medal in a shot put with the result of 19,36 meters.His club colleague Hamza Alic had a slightly weaker performance than it was expected and with the result of 18,91 m finished at the 5th place, was announced from the Athletic Federation of BiH.A young high jumper Nikolija Stanivukovic had also won the 5th place with the result of 1,73 m.From the other three representatives from BiH (Damir Redzepagic, Svjetlana Graorac and Srdjan Samardzic), who haven’t achieved significant placements, young Redzepagic should be set aside. Redzepagic has run 400 m for solid 50,29 s, which was enough for the 10th place.Around 250 competitors from 15 countries have participated at the Balkan Championship.(Source: klix.ba)last_img read more

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Saints go marching back to BCIHL Finals by sweeping TRU out of playoffs

first_imgBut the WolfPack responded — just as they had throughout the previous five periods of action — when Steven Pantazopoulos banked a shot off the body of a Saints defender with 7:23 remaining in regulation to make it a 5-3 game.But McLaughlin’s third goal of the game came on the very next shift, effectively ending any further hopes of a TRU comeback. “TRU gave us two tough games and never backed down when it seemed like we were going to start rolling and build on a lead,” said Saints head coach Jeff Dubois.”Chris Solecki was outstanding for them again tonight and really kept things tight through the end of the second period. We seemed to find another gear in the third, which was exactly what we wanted to see with a one-goal lead and the series on the line.” The teams traded a pair of goals each in the first period, as markers from McLaughlin and Garrett were quickly countered by equalizers from Dayton Shaw and Tyler Jackson.Solecki stood tall in the second period and turned away a number of excellent scoring chances before McLaughlin picked up his second of the night with less than 90 seconds remaining in the period. Chris Hurry was tested often in the third period as the WolfPack pushed to close the gap, but was solid and steady in a 21-save performance. Solecki allowed six goals on 43 shots and faced a total of 96 shots in total over the course of the two-game series.”Offensively, we hadn’t seen our A-game in a few weeks but we got stronger as the game went on tonight and seemed to convert on our chances when it counted,” Dubois said.”You don’t want to go into a championship series with any type of worries about being able to put the puck in the net, and I think we put any of that to bed in the third.” With the win, Selkirk will host the 2014 BCIHL Championships in Castlegar beginning Friday, March 14 at 7:30 p.m.The finals will follow the same best-of-three format with Game 2 set for Saturday at 7:30 PM and Game 3, if necessary, scheduled for Sunday at 6:00 PM.The Saints’ opponent will be determined on Sunday evening when Simon Fraser University and Trinity Western University meet in a third and deciding game in their semi-final series.SAINTS NOTES: Over 500 fans took in Game 2 on Saturday night, pushing the total attendance for the weekend over the 1000-mark. Former Nelson Leaf forward Connor McLaughlin scored three times to spark the Selkirk Saints to a 6-3 victory over over Thompson Rivers University in B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League semi final action Saturday night at the Castlegar Recreation Complex.The Saints sweep the best-of-three series with the WolfPack and advance to the BCIHL Finals for the second consecutive year.Selkirk, defending BCIHL champs, won the opening game of the series Friday, 3-2 in overtime.McLaughlin completed a hat trick with 6:34 to play in regulation to cap a wild third period where Selkirk finally found some finish around the TRU net.Leading 3-2 entering the frame, the Saints went up by two for the first time in the series on a Cody Fidgett goal before building a three-goal cushion when Thomas Hardy finished off a fine individual effort on the power-play.last_img read more

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Rodrigo passes the ‘hangover’ of Barcelona training in Paterna

first_imgRodrigo Moreno spent the hangover of the negotiation between Barcelona and Valencia in the Sports City of Paterna. There he went to fulfill his work plan. Life goes on for Rodrigo for Valencia and the forward has shown in these two years that he knows how to make a blur and new account to the noise generated by the market around its figure. This year without going any further, despite the fact that he first saw himself playing in the Wanda Metropolitano with the rojiblanca shirt, Rodrigo has been key for the Valencia of Celades to be in the knockout stages of the Champions League, largely thanks to their goals in London and Amsterdam. David González .. ‘); return false; “class =” item-multimedia “>Rodrigo, in Paterna.David González .. The biography of Rodrigo Moreno, the day you write, will have a specific chapter of his frustrated transfers. It rang a year and a half ago to arrive at Real Madrid by Julen Lopetegui, he said goodbye to his teammates in Valencia last summer when it seemed that his transfer to Atlético de Madrid was done and, as Barcelona was responsible for announcing to hype and Saucer on Tuesday night, in this winter market also seems to have broken his move to Camp Nou.center_img Rodrigo, who was in Barcelona on Tuesday undergoing a routine medical check-up in Dr. Cugat’s office, worked Wednesday morning in Paterna. He did it accompanied by Daniel Wass and Ezequiel Garay, the other players not called by Celades for the Copa del Rey match against Cultural Leonesa. In the club facilities they were also Cillessen Y Manu Vallejo, who accompanied Rodrigo to Barcelona, ​​as well as Guedes Y Piccini.last_img read more

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The return of Cristóbal strengthens the Azulona engine room

first_imgThe doubts in the center of the field are resolved with The return of Cristobal. He has started in 23 of the 27 days disputed, playing the ninety minutes in twenty-one of those 23 games. Curiously, el Fuenlabrada did not know the victory in the matches in which Christopher left from the bench or was not in the announcement. Mere’s extension on the grass, one of the players who more recover in the category and the faithful couple of Clavería in the engine room. Cristóbal’s sanction match corresponded to the meritorious draw in La Romareda, one of the most complicated squares of Second. Mere either could line up Pathé Ciss, a priori substitute for Cristóbal, one by one subluxation on the shoulder and had to give holder entry to Jose Rodriguez. This came in the last week of the market, without a competitive rhythm as it did not have a record in Málaga, its previous club, but signed a remarkable performance in the 68 ‘ That was on the field. His legs did not give for more. José Rodríguez or Ciss, substitutes for guaranteesAlthough the ownership of Cristóbal seems safe seeing its importance in the plans of the blue coach, the good image that José Rodríguez left in the Aragonese stadium could give the alternative to ‘eight’ In the center of the field. On the other hand, Pathé Ciss He did not train with the group yesterday and the idea is that he can join the sessions in the next few days.center_img Cristóbal is back after serving penalty for his unfortunate incident against Girona. Great news for the Azulona parish. The return of Madrid lightens the burden of worries from Mere Beautiful, blue coach, facing the confrontation against him Lugo, key party to meet again the victory.last_img read more

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“Customers can’t really afford any new fare increases”

first_img– taxis, minibus operators admitThe Guyana Oil Company Limited (Guyoil) has increased its rates for fuel prices, but taxi and minibus drivers have expressed concern as to what this holds for them.Taxi drivers, whose prices are higher than the bus fares charged, have related that if they should raise their prices any further, it would lessen the amount of customers they receive on a daily basis. The increased price for fuel will have to be met with their fares remaining unchanged.“People ain’t want to pay if we raise the fare for a drop-off. If the gas price increase and we raise the fare from $500 to $600, they will not travel with us. So we taxi drivers does have to do through with the same thing all the time,” said an anonymous taxi driver.“There’s nothing that I personally can do. The gas raise, I still have to work. We have to wait and see.”However, minibus drivers have expressed that this is affecting them because their fares are way lower than those of taxis, while the distance is almost the same, or even much greater.“The gas prices always going up, but we can’t raise the fare. The price for gas never decrease, it always increasing. Every time it increase, we still have to work with the same fare. We don’t really make much at the end of the day,” said a minibus driver.Fuel prices were increased this week, and gasoline now retails at $204 per litre. Kerosene, which was priced at $130, is now $137 per litre; while diesel, which was $188, has now been increased to $204 per litre.last_img read more

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Pembina Pipeline buys Kinder Morgan Canada

first_imgCompanies in this story: (TSX:PPL, TSX:KML) CALGARY, A.B. – Pembina Pipeline Corporation will buy Kinder Morgan Canada and the Cochin Pipeline for $4.35 billion.Upon closing of the deal with Kinder Morgan Inc., Pembina says it will increase is monthly dividend by a penny per share to 21 cents.The Cochin pipeline runs 2,900 kilometres between Fort Saskatchewan, Alta., and Chicago and has a design capacity of up to 110,000 barrels per day.- Advertisement -The deal also includes an Edmonton storage and terminal business and Vancouver Wharves, a bulk storage and export-import business.Pembina is offering 0.3068 of a Pembina share per Kinder Morgan Canada share and class B unit. The acquisition is valued at approximately $2.3 billion including the assumption of Kinder Morgan Canada’s preferred shares and outstanding net debt.In addition, Pembina is paying roughly $2.05 billion in cash for Kinder Morgan Cochin LLC, which holds Cochin US.Advertisementlast_img read more

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Danelo tributes recall a dream

first_img“I thought it was a good idea,” Buehler said. During a team meeting Saturday morning, Buehler mentioned the idea to Collins. He also thought it was a good idea. “So we talked to Coach and he liked it,” Buehler said. “They had a really cool thought,” Carroll said later. They went straight to Pete and pitched the missing-man formation to him? “Yes,” Buehler said. “We went straight to Pete, ah, Coach Carroll. He liked it.” Was there any hesitation about speaking to Carroll the morning of a game? “No,” Buehler said. “Will’s a fifth-year senior. So he feels free to talk to Coach Carroll. He went up and did the talking. I just kind of sat back and looked on.” Juniors such as Buehler tend to remain a respectable distance from their coach. Initially it was quiet in the Coliseum when USC lined up with only 10 men on the field. “The crowd figured it out after a while and started cheering,” Buehler said. “It was a cool experience.” He had a satisfied smile as he talked about it. Deservedly so. “I was standing next to Coach Carroll, and he shook my hand,” Buehler said. USC took a delay-of-game penalty, the officials moved the ball back 5 yards, and Buehler went out to kick the point after touchdown. Suddenly, attention and pressure was on him. How could he miss this kick? “Good thing I didn’t miss,” he said. Now he was chuckling. “It’s a PAT,” he said nonchalant. “It’s pretty routine.” Nothing about the event was routine. The tough part of the evening was the emotion-charged pregame ceremony at midfield when Athletic Director Mike Garrett and Carroll presented the framed jersey. “That was harder than I thought (it would be),” Buehler said. “It brought so many memories back.” There were tears in his eyes as he watched the Danelo family and the video tribute to his buddy on the large screen at the peristyle end of the Coliseum. “Seeing his parents out there,” he said, “it just made me melt down. “I miss him terribly. He’ll always be with us. He was 21. He was in the early stage of his life. “He always said, `Living the dream.’ When you asked him how he was doing, he said, `Living the dream.”‘ When you’re 20, as Buehler is, you’re not supposed to have to learn how to deal with tragedy. That’s for later in life, when you already have at least a few emotional scars. Unfortunately, what we learn is we are not in control. Adding to the tribute, a banner with Danelo’s favorite message was hanging at the end of the tunnel leading from the dressing rooms to the field. The last thing the players saw in big, bold letters before going out to play football was “JUST LIVIN’ THE DREAM.” “It’s never really quieted down,” Carroll said. “Nobody here has really gotten used to the thought of Mario not being with us.” This was a moment when the game was secondary for the football coach. “I think the opportunity to make a statement for the family is a beautiful thing,” he said. “But it doesn’t really help. “It’s just what you have to do to make sure they feel the love (as) they try to find some reason here.” mwsptcol@aol.com160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Following their first touchdown against Idaho, they sent only 10 players out for the point after touchdown. Kicker David Buehler remained on the sideline. That was a special tribute for Danelo, No. 19, the USC kicker from San Pedro High who died in a fall from a San Pedro cliff in January. “The guys who were really close to Mario, they were the ones who came up with the thought,” USC Coach Pete Carroll said of the empty-man formation. Buehler, also a kicker, and snapper Will Collins are the guys who approached Carroll about lining up without Buehler on the field. The chain of events started with a friend of Buehler’s father coming up with the idea. Father told son. They have a large 19 written in the end zone of the football practice field at USC as a daily reminder of Mario Danelo. They honored Danelo before the opening game of the season, Saturday against Idaho, presenting his parents and family a framed No. 19 Trojans football jersey. They had a moment of silence for Danelo before kickoff. Nice, nice and nice. last_img
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Arsene Wenger confirms coaching role for another Arsenal Invincible

first_img Freddie Ljungberg Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Freddie Ljungberg is returning to Arsenal as a coach.The Swede spent nine years at Arsenal from 1998 to 2007, making over 300 appearances, and was part of the famous Invincibles side which went an entire Premier League season unbeaten.He is currently studying for his coaching A licence and will take up a role with the north London club to work with the Under-15 team as part of his development.“He [Ljungberg] wants to make his licence,” said Wenger.“They have to take care of a youth team and we are happy to give him a chance to do his license.”Ljungberg follows fellow Invincible Thierry Henry in taking up a coaching role with the Gunners.Henry has been working with the club’s Under-18 and Under-19 teams as he also works towards gaining his A licence. 1last_img read more

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