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MLB, Japanese, union reach posting deal

MLB, Japanese, union reach posting deal

Because the 23-year-old is under 25, he falls within global pool rules, which means he can only collect a bonus for what teams have left in their allocations, which range from $10,000 to just above $3.5 million. A right-hander, Otani has a 42-15 record with a 2.52 ERA and 624 strikeouts in 543 innings over five seasons, and a.286 batting average with 48 homers and 166 RBIs.


Socceroos boss Postecoglou steps down

Socceroos boss Postecoglou steps down

Australia beat Honduras 3-0 in Sydney last Wednesday to book their place at the 32-team World Cup finals in Russian Federation next year thanks to a second-half hatrick (well, two goals plus an own goal off a deflected free kick) from captain Mile Jedinak.


Extra rest helped Rose shine in Dortmund - Pochettino

Extra rest helped Rose shine in Dortmund - Pochettino

Tottenham striker Harry Kane always felt Tottenham could get back into the game as they came from behind to beat Borussia Dortmund 2-1 and finish top of Group H in the Champions League . The Gabon worldwide ended the goal drought he has endured since October when Andriy Yarmolenko cleverly sent him through with a flick and Aubameyang did not miss again.


Defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr. has been fired in Oakland

Defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr. has been fired in Oakland

Del Rio fired offensive co-ordinator Bill Musgrave last off-season and replaced him with quarterbacks coach Todd Downing and now has let go of Norton. Bruce Irvin is not happy with the Raiders. While it might come as a surprise that he feels this strongly connected to Norton, Irvin did play for Norton when they both working for the Seattle Seahawks .


Big 12 reprimands Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield, Kansas football captains

Big 12 reprimands Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield, Kansas football captains

He said the Jayhawk captains will be replaced in that role Saturday with seniors, an idea the foursome pitched themselves. We just didn't put that into place and did our own thing, which is unnecessary. Both Booker and Armstrong also were remorseful that Dineen took the brunt of the criticism. "But I completely and fully understand why people are saying what they're saying and I take full responsibility".


Conte set to rotate, has 'faith' in Chelsea squad

Conte set to rotate, has 'faith' in Chelsea squad

They registered just two shots on target against Chelsea , and held 39% possession, which is actually slightly above their average for the season. The elephant in the room is the 6-0 drubbing that Chelsea handed out to Gurban Gurbanov's side in the reverse fixture, but the champions of Azerbaijan have grown into the competition since then, and they are much better at home anyway.