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News SportsVisit ESPN to stand up-to-the-minute sports information coverage, scores, highlights and commentary for NFL, MLB, NBA, College Soccer, NCAA Basketball and extra. On a night through which all three energetic members of the five hundred-home run membership participated – Rafael Palmeiro, Sammy Sosa and Barry Bonds – along with two extra future members (Jim Thome and David Ortiz), it was Berkman and Tejada who shined, dueling to an eventual Tejada win at Minute Maid Park. Tejada slugged a then-record 27 homers, which might maintain for just one season before Abreu shattered his mark.

Croatia is coming off its finest 60 minutes of the match, non- Argentine shambles division. But other than the valiant fightback towards England , I actually assume the Croats have been comparatively bizarre. Now they’re on one fewer day of relaxation than the most gifted group in Russia, and coming off an unprecedented three consecutive extra-time video games.

Not like France, Croatia did come out of the gate scorching at this World Cup. Zlatko Dalic’s team acquired issues going with a snug 2-0 win over Nigeria, adopted by a scientific three-zero destruction of Argentina, that Messi and Co. by no means really regained their footing from. Croatia went on to prime its group by convincingly beating the identical Iceland workforce that knocked England out of the Euros two years ago.

Former Iowa State guard Naz Mitrou-Long signed a two-means take care of the Utah Jazz on Saturday. The deal means Mitrou-Lengthy with probably spend most of the 2018-2019 season with the workforce’s G-League affiliate the Salt Lake City Stars. Ross, who can grow to be a free agent at the finish of this season, has posted a four.32 PERIOD in 2018, although he had a way more spectacular 3.32 mark by way of the end of June before permitting 15 runs over his first two begins of July.

PITTSBURGH – Per week ago, Pirates normal manager Neal Huntington set the stage for a important stretch heading into the All-Star break. After a brutal seven-week droop left them eight video games under500, they wanted extra than just a median week to take care of any hope of contending.