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The July 31 trade deadline swiftly approaches, and as usual we’ve rounded up the hottest rumors of the day.

The big news item of the day had the Mets acquiring Marcus Stroman from the Blue Jays. On the field, Trevor Bauer had a meltdown, Kyle Schwarber hit two home runs, and Albert Pujols made some history.

You can read about all that and more by checking out our nightly recap below.

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Baseball schedule/scores for Sunday, July 28
Phillies 9, Braves 4 (box score)
Rays 10, Blue Jays 9 (box score)
Marlins 5, Diamondbacks 1 (box score)
Reds 3, Rockies 2 (box score)
Mets 8, Pirates 7 (box score)
Nationals 11, Dodgers 4 (box score)
Cubs 11, Brewers 4 (box score)
Twins 11, White Sox 1 (box score)
Astros 6, Cardinals 2 (box score)
Royals 9, Indians 6 (box score)
Athletics 6, Rangers 5 (box score)
Angels 5, Orioles 4 (box score)
Mariners 3, Tigers 2 in 10 (box score)
Giants 7, Padres 6 (box score)
Yankees 9, Red Sox 6 (box score)
Yankees avoid sweep against Red Sox
The Yankees did not have a nice weekend in Boston. They entered Sunday’s finale of the four-game set having dropped the first three games by at least four runs each, including Thursday’s 19-3 whooping. Yet the Yankees did avoid the sweep.

New York’s lineup touched up Chris Sale to the tune of six runs on five hits and three walks over 5 1/3 innings. Didi Gregorius and Austin Romine both hit two-run homers, while Gio Urshela contributed two doubles. In fact, the Nos. 7-9 hitters in the Yankees order — Urshela, Cameron Maybin and Romine — combined for five hits and four runs batted in. That’ll play.

Domingo German, meanwhile, held the Red Sox to three runs over 5 1/3 innings. He fanned nine, throwing 57 of his 77 pitches for strikes.

The Yankees again have a nine-game lead over the Red Sox in the AL East race.

Mets acquire Marcus Stroman
In case you hadn’t seen the big news of the day, the Mets acquired starter Marcus Stroman from the Blue Jays in exchange for two pitching prospects. You can read more about the deal here, more about the ramifications of the deal here, and more about the prospects here. Oh, and you can check out Stroman’s reaction to the trade here.

Schwarber hits longest slam of Statcast era (and that’s not all!)
Here’s a grand slam off the bat of Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber that probably should’ve counted for five runs:

473 feet!

(MLB x @PapaJohns) pic.twitter.com/zv4WgEvSBf

— MLB (@MLB) July 28, 2019
That pitch by Zach Davies did not perform as intended, and Schwarber made him pay dearly for the mistake. Some relevant digits:

Kyle Schwarber: 473-foot grand slam

It’s the Cubs’ longest HR this year.
And the longest grand slam in MLB since Statcast’s intro in 2015. pic.twitter.com/xJ2erWkEw8

— David Adler (@_dadler) July 28, 2019
Yes, that wasn’t a cheap one. Less authoritative but still worth three whole runs was Schwarber’s shot his next time up:

That’s two home runs and SEVEN RBI today for @kschwarb12!#EverybodyIn pic.twitter.com/7GcvG82yF2

— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) July 28, 2019
He pretty much just flicked his hands at that one, but the lively ball of 2019 is such that it was good for an opposite-field homer. That gives Schwarber 24 home runs on the season, and he’s now got a slash line of .226/.313/.483. Schwarber is now also the first Cub to have a grand slam and a three-run shot in the same game since Derek Lee in 2009. And there’s this:

Schwarber joins David Bote (June 5 this year), Geovany Soto (Aug. 26, 2008) and Adolfo Phillips (June 11, 1967) as only Cubs players with 7+ RBI out of 8th spot. All of them had exactly 7.

Schwarber and Phillips are the only ones on that short list with 2+ HR. Phillips had 3. https://t.co/s2P7jGjI90

— Jordan Bastian (@MLBastian) July 28, 2019
The Cubs were trying to avoid a road sweep at the hands of the Brewers, so Schwarber’s early blows were important ones.

Strasburg dominates Dodgers
The Nats avoided a sweep at the hands of the Dodgers and remained in the thick of the NL wild-card race with their easy Sunday win. Anthony Rendon and Victor Robles each had three hits, and Brian Dozier and Juan Soto each homered. The big story, though, was the dominance of Stephen Strasburg:

Bob Meusel Jersey Outlet

Anda el mundo beisbolístico muy alterado desde hace cuatro semanas por el mecanismo de robo de señales que parece que los Astros llevan utilizando desde hace algún tiempo. A través de una cámara de última generación conseguían grabar las indicaciones que el catcher le hacía al lanzador. Desencriptaban luego el código que permetía la comunicación y llega ahora lo más chusco; golpeando varias veces una basura de lata le indicaban al bateador si lo que le iban a lanzar era una recta, una curva o un cambio. Mu profesional…

Los Astros no han sido los primeros ni serán los últimos. Las trampas en el deporte son tan habituales como en la vida. El béisbol no es un excepción. En su larga historia ha visto como se hacían muescas a la bola, como se rellenaban bates huecos de corcho y como se tomaban esteroides como si fueran caramelos.

De hecho el artículo de The Athletic que destapó todo lo del robo de señales de los Astros, así como otros periodistas, sostienen que muchas franquicias hacen lo mismo que los de Houston. La utilización de distintos sistemas tecnológicos para “robar” las señas que el receptor le hace al lanzador es algo bastante extendido en la liga.

Durante los treinta y los cuarenta hubo otra trampa generalizada. Era habitual que las dimensiones de los distintos campos cambiaran de un día para otro para beneficiar al equipo que jugaba en casa. Las vallas que delimitan la profundidad de los jardines se movían para facilitar o dificultar la consecución de cuadrangulares.

Por ejemplo, si los que te visitaban eran los Yankees de Earle Combs, Mark Koenig, Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Bob Meusel y Tony Lazzeri intentabas hacer los jardines todo lo grandes que se pudiera para que no te destrozaran. Si los adversarios eran los débiles St. Louis Browns movías las vallas lo más cerca posible para ser quien se hinchaba a pegar home runs.

En una suerte de sabermetría primitiva se llegaba a analizar si los bates de poder del rival eran zurdos o diestros. Si los visitantes tenían a un par de zurdos peligrosos pero a ningún diestro que asustara demasiado se dejaba la valla del jardín derecho lo más profunda posible pero se acercaba la del lado izquierdo.

Esta era una práctica tan extendida que en 1949 Frank Lame, General Manager de los White Sox, decidió ir un paso más allá. Se le ocurrió que podía instalar una valla retráctil en los jardines del Comiskey Park y moverla entre entradas para explotar al máximo las fortalezas y debilidades de su equipo y el contrario respectivamente.

El plan era perfecto. Infalible. Digno del Profesor Fate en La Carrera del Siglo. Pero claro, el comisionado no lo permitió. Además empezó a controlar más los extraños movimientos de vallas que se producían de una partido para otro y acabó prohibiéndolos.

Los Astros, al igual que Frank Lane, se han pasado de listos. Por eso les han pillado y por eso van a pagar el pato. De poco sirve que lo intenten vender como una cosa aislada que llevaron a cabo un grupo de jugadores. Tampoco eso de “pero es que los demás también lo hacen”. Todo hace indicar que era un práctica auspiciada e incluso impulsada institucionalmente. Por eso van a pagar a nivel institucional.

El comisionado ya ha hablado de sanciones ejemplares que con casi total seguridad irán más allá de la simple multa económica. ¿Elecciones de draft? ¿Restricciones en la firma de agente libres internacionales? Habrá que esperar.

Steve Bilko Jersey Outlet

Minor League Baseball players don’t usually become famous – at least not when they’re still in the minor leagues. Between 1949 and 1962, Steve Bilko played for six Major League Baseball teams. But it was his accomplishments with the Los Angeles Angels of the Pacific Coast League that garnered the national attention. Bilko was so good in 1956 that that the Angels’ nickname became “The Bilko Athletic Club.” And that’s also the title of Gaylon White’s book about the season. The author joined Bill Littlefield.

Highlights from Bill’s Conversation with Gaylon White

BL: By way of background, tell us a little about how important the minor league Angels were to fans in the Los Angeles area before Major League Baseball began doing business in California in 1958.

GW: Well the closest thing we had to Major League Baseball up until 1958 was the Pacific Coast League. Mudcat Grant, the former pitcher both in the big leagues and the coast league refers to it as a minor major league. I was born in Los Angeles, so the only baseball I knew growing up was the Los Angeles Angels and the Hollywood Stars. And they were crosstown rivals, much like the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees are today.

BL: Let’s talk a little bit about Steve Bilko, the star of your book and also those Angels. No wonder he was popular as an Angel. He hit 55 home runs in 1956 and then he hit 56 in 1957. How were those achievements recognized and celebrated in LA?

GW: He was the most popular athlete in Los Angeles. In fact, he may have been the most well-known celebrity. Bob Scheffing, his manager in 1956 said, more people know about Bilko than Marilyn Monroe. Later on, what struck me was that Bilko was prominently mentioned in a Hallmark greeting card booklet featuring the Peanuts cartoon characters.

BL: The only thing Steve Bilko ever led a major league in was strikeouts. I wonder, did that make him even more lovable?

GW: Ron Shelton, the producer of Bull Durham, wrote me a note saying his family used to drive 200 miles just to see Bilko at bat. Now you never knew whether he was going to hit a home run or whether he was going to strike out. Either way there was a lot of excitement around a Bilko at bat.

Bill’s Thoughts On The Bilko Athletic Club: The Story of the 1956 Los Angeles Angels

[sidebar title="An Excerpt" align="right"] Read an Excerpt from The Bilko Athletic Club [/sidebar]Some baseball players astonish their fans with the wonders they can perform. Willie Mays was one of them. So were Mickey Mantle, Henry Aaron, and Barry Bonds.

Other players endear themselves to those who watch them as much for their personalities as for what they do on the field. Steve Bilko was one of the latter. He hit over 50 homeruns in two consecutive seasons for the minor league Los Angeles Angels, but that only partly explains why the team became known as The Bilko Athletic Club. Bilko was an enormous, grinning, beer-drinking bear of a fellow who inspired young fans to eat more so they could get to be as big he was.

For some reason, Bilko never distinguished himself in the Major Leagues, though he was employed by half a dozen teams, on and off, for more than a decade. But he was the pride of Los Angeles before the Dodgers arrived, and according to his manager, in the City of Stars, he was bigger than Marilyn Monroe.

Gaylon White’s book about Steve Bilko is a pleasant look back at what a man and his excellent ball club could mean to a California community in the days when the Major League Baseball map extended only to St. Louis.

This segment aired on April 19, 2014.

Ryan Goins Jersey Outlet

The A’s announced a spate of minor-league signings this afternoon, some of which were previously reported by Susan Slusser and Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle.

On the pitching side, the club brought aboard left-hander Lucas Luetge and right-handers Ian Gardeck, Zach Lee, and Brian Schlitter. They confirmed the earlier-reported signing of Jaime Schultz.

Oakland also added depth on the position player side, signing catcher Carlos Pérez, and infielders Eric Campbell, Nate Orf and Ryan Goins. All nine players will receive an invitation to MLB camp in spring training.

Of those players, only Gardeck doesn’t have some MLB experience. The former Giants’ farmhand tossed 18.2 relief innings with a 2.41 ERA last season for Tampa Bay’s AA affiliate in Montgomery. Campbell and Schlitter spent last season in the A’s organization, with Schlitter pitching in six MLB games for Oakland.

Except for Schlitter, only Goins reached the game’s highest level in 2019, his seventh straight year logging MLB action. The former Blue Jay took 163 plate appearances for the White Sox and slashed .250/.333/.347. That tops the .230/.279/.335 (65 wRC+) line the infielder has accumulated over his career. He, Campbell, and Orf, a former Brewers’ prospect, could all vie for a utility role this spring.

Donnie Murphy Jersey Outlet

MANCHESTER — Logan Warmoth’s tenure with Double-A New Hampshire is just over a month old and already he’s been given a significant role in the Fisher Cats’ offense.

Through Tuesday, the No. 22 overall pick in the 2017 MLB draft had appeared in 32 games since being promoted on June 14, and 18 of those games featured him batting out of the clean up spot.

It can be pretty rare for the new guy to be thrust into such an important role so soon, but Warmoth’s track record with Class-A Dunedin led the coaches to believe it was something he could handle. In 36 games with Dunedin, he hit .292 with three home runs, seven doubles and 16 RBIs.

“I think he’s just a contact guy,” hitting coach Donnie Murphy said. “I think with the way Mordy (Mike Mordecai) works, he wants on-base guys near the top of the order and contact guys in the middle just to kind of move guys around and drive them in. I think that definitely played into it.”

Warmoth has responded by hitting .237 whenever his name is listed fourth in the batting order; all eight of his RBIs have come while hitting in that spot. His overall average sits at .217, but is dragged down by poor splits against left-handed pitching (.086 in 35 at-bats). Conversely, Warmoth is hitting .282 (20-for-71) against righties, but Murphy isn’t reading too much into that.

“I think it’s just random,” Murphy said. “I think it’s just a smaller sample size and he’s facing more righties than lefties right now. Lefties probably just seem a little more foreign to him, so it’s just getting used to seeing more lefties as he goes and I think the numbers will even out a bit.”

Right now Warmoth is just focused on making sure his swing is sound no matter who is on the mound. After hitting .247 in 21 games before the All-Star break, he’s found himself in a bit of a rut since the season reconvened, posting a .193 average over an 11-game span.

That comes with the territory. It’s a new level where the pitchers are more talented and can take better advantage of weaknesses hitters might show. Warmoth is working to iron out any issues.

“I’m learning a lot,” he said. “Just doing my best to make the adjustments that I can and being ready to be able to go out there and compete every day. Donnie’s been great. He saw some adjustments that I needed to make to be successful at this level and to be successful later on.”

Warmoth, to his credit, knows that won’t happen overnight, saying that it can take weeks for minor tweaks to a swing to take full effect. In the meantime, he’s picking up other things along the way. Just two years removed from being drafted, he’s kind of been on a fast track to the Double-A level.

“Yes and no,” he said when asked if his advancement has gone by fast. “Repeating Dunedin (to start the season) kind of slowed it down. I skipped low A and went to Dunedin and repeating it slowed it up and I think that was the right move. I don’t feel like it was a whirlwind because I feel like I’ve been ready for this, but I also had to make sure I matched up well at the High-A level before getting ahead of myself. So, I wouldn’t say it’s gone by fast, but it’s been a jump for sure.”

Lloyd Allen Jersey Outlet

The city’s first ever rapid electric vehicle (EV) charging hub has opened at Eastville Park.

It is the first of four planned for the region and enables drivers to refuel their EVs to 80 per cent in as little as 30 minutes.

The hub, located in the car park at the Park Avenue entrance, has charge points for four vehicles.

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Unlike the previous system – which was the Source West network – motorists will need to subscribe to a Revive membership which is free.

They will then be charged on a pay-as-you-go basis at the hub.

A new toilet block is also being installed at Eastville Park, as well as bird and bat boxes and several new trees.

Bristol City Council – together with South Gloucestershire , Bath and North East Somerset and North Somerset – will install an additional 120 new or replacement charge point connections across the region over the next year.

The new rapid electric vehicle (EV) charging hub at Eastville Park (Image: jon Kent/Bristol Live)
The majority of these new charge points will be supplied with 100 per cent renewable energy provided by Bristol Energy, Bristol City Council’s own energy supply company.

The opening of the hub coincides with the launch of Revive – new council-owned public EV charging network in the West of England, taking over from previous network Source West.

Revive is funded by the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV), which awarded the four West of England authorities £7.1million as part of the Go Ultra Low West (GULW) programme.

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The project’s aim is to promote the uptake of electric vehicles, including plug-in hybrids, across the region.

Councillor Kye Dudd, cabinet member for transport at Bristol City Council, said: “Revive will provide us with a critical service for residents and visitors – reliable EV charging.

“The improvements will make it easier for more people to use electric vehicles, by providing more charge points across the West of England and a simplified payment system.

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“Electric vehicles also help us improve air quality in Bristol, as they do not produce tailpipe emissions when running.

“Enabling more people to switch to clean electric vehicles is one of our key strategies for addressing the climate emergency and delivering a carbon neutral Bristol by 2030.”

Lloyd Allen, project manager of Go Ultra Low West, said it was hoped that by providing these rapid charging hubs across the region it would help dispel any range and reliability anxiety of electric vehicles.

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Values topped at $14,000 for a Curlew Creek Poll Dorset ram at the 2019 Perth Royal Show All Breeds Stud Ram and Ewe Sale last Friday. With the top-priced ram, purchased by the Sutherland family, Deloraine Downs Poll Dorset stud, Konongwootony, Victoria, were Elders zone livestock manager west, Simon Wilkinson (left), buyer representative Laurie Fairclough, York, Landmark Breeding representative Roy Addis and Curlew Creek stud principal Collyn Garnett.

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With the $5600 second top-priced Shirlee Downs Poll Dorset ram were Shirlee Downs and Dongadilling Poll Dorset stud co-principals Chris (left) and Adrian Squiers (right), Quairading, buyer Ray Hathaway, Longdale Poll Dorset stud, Brookton and Landmark Brookton-Pingelly agent Chris Turton.
With the $5600 second top-priced Shirlee Downs Poll Dorset ram were Shirlee Downs and Dongadilling Poll Dorset stud co-principals Chris (left) and Adrian Squiers (right), Quairading, buyer Ray Hathaway, Longdale Poll Dorset stud, Brookton and Landmark Brookton-Pingelly agent Chris Turton.

AN opportunity to buy quality stud genetics was missed by breeders at the Perth Royal Show All Breeds Ram and Ewe Sale.

Despite a strong registration list and good crowd in the stands buyers were reluctant to raise their hands on the offering which saw both the clearance and average fall on last year’s results.

By the end of the sale, selling agents Elders and Landmark had cleared 21 of the 41 rams offered under the hammer to a top of $14,000 for a Poll Dorset sire and an average of $3543 while all three White Suffolk ewes offered sold for a $1033 average.

In last year’s sale, agents sold 28 from 46 rams offered at an average of $4054 and to a top of $11,000 and two of three White Suffolk ewes for a $950 average.

This meant in the ram section of the catalogue there were five less rams offered and seven less sold and the average was back $511.

Landmark auctioneer Tiny Holly said the sale once again saw support from regular buyers but they were selective in their buying.

“Buyers were very selective on type and figures when it came to their purchases,” Mr Holly said.

“Overall the results were back on last year in terms of clearances and prices which was disappointing but it was good to see demand from the Eastern States at the top end of the sale.

“It was a very good presentation of quality rams once again from many regular vendors plus a handful of new ones, who are improving the quality of the rams that they are offering each year.”

Elders prime lamb specialist Michael O’Neill said the final sale result was somewhat disappointing given the investment the studs go into breeding and presenting the rams and ewes in the sale.

“The final result wasn’t a reflection of the sheep on offer but more a lack of buying support,” Mr O’Neill said.

“It was a good line-up of ewes and rams which presented well and the offering featured an array of bloodlines so there was plenty to choose from.

“Despite the quality of the offering it appeared buyers were reluctant in their bidding and this may be a result of stud breeders being not keen to invest in new genetics given they are a bit unsure in terms of future flock ram sales due to the number of ewes that are leaving the system.”

With a top run of Poll Dorset rams on offer and both local and Eastern States-buying interests, the breed again took the number one mantle securing the top price and also the top breed average.

Unlike the past three years where it has been a Poll Dorset sire bred by the Squiers family, Shirlee Downs and Dongadilling studs, Quairading, which has created plenty of interest pre-sale and in the selling ring, this year it was an upstanding ram from the Garnett family’s Curlew Creek stud, Gnowangerup, that had people talking.

When the classy ram entered the ring midway through the sale in lot 25, buyers kicked into action.

After taking an opening bid of $5000 on the long-bodied, well-muscled ram, Mr Holly had his work cut out when a bidding war broke out on the ram.

With bids coming in thick and fast from a number of buyers, the price quickly rose and topped five figures.

In the end it was Laurie Fairclough, Stockdale stud, York, who fired in the last bid at $14,000 and announced he had just purchased the ram on behalf of Ian, Hazel and Corey Sutherland, Deloraine Downs stud, Coleraine, Victoria, who had left the show to catch a plane home.

Mr Sutherland said they had previously purchased from the Curlew Creek stud and they picked this ram out when inspecting the sale rams at the show.

“He is a good muscled ram, but more importantly he stands up correctly and is clean on the points,” Mr Sutherland said.

“His figures were also another buying point for us, as the next generation is coming through they are looking more closely at these (figures).

“We think he is a ram who will certainly breed on in our stud.”

The ram is sired by Curlew Creek 151626 and had LambPlan figures of 0.33 BWT, 9.9 WWT, 15.2 PWWT, 4.7 PEMD, -0.3 PFAT and a CarcasePlus index of 231.

SOUTH SUFFOLK

The South Suffolk breed led the sale and in this section regular sale vendors the Bingham family, Iveston stud, Williams, were joined by first time sellers the Simpson family, Pettison Park stud, Quairading.

The Iveston stud offered one ram and it found a new home when it sold to return stud buyers the Curtis family, Binnaburra stud, Kellerberrin.

The upstanding ram, which showed plenty of thickness and depth along with a tonne of length in the ring, attracted interest from a couple of buyers before it was knocked down at $3200 to the Curtis family.

The ram, which is by Iveston 1137-6, was sold with post weaning scan figures (December 2018) of 58 kilograms bodyweight, 27.8mm eye muscle depth (EMD) and 4.1mm fat.

In the showing prior to the sale, the ram was sashed the grand champion South Suffolk exhibit and champion South Suffolk ram.

The Pettison Park stud offered two rams, however both failed to sell under the hammer.

SUFFOLK

The next breed into the ring was the Suffolk breed and in this section of the sale two vendors offered three rams and two were headed for a new paddock when they sold under the hammer to a top of $2900 and an average of $2450.

Taking the $2900 top price honours in the Suffolk offering was the Phillipps family’s Karinya stud, Boyup Brook, when it sold one of its two rams offered for this value.

The upstanding sire, which was sashed the champion Suffolk ram in the show, was purchased by first time Karinya buyers the Crombie family, Windsor Suffolk stud, Babakin.

Buyer Rohan Crombie said the ram they purchased was a good safe ram.

“He displays good length and depth and has an excellent topline as well,” Mr Crombie said.

“He will be a new bloodline for our stud and we are looking forward to seeing what he will breed for us.

“We believe he is the type of ram that will help improve our Suffolk stud and the rams we are breeding.”

The July 2018-drop ram is by Pamellen 150077 and had LambPlan figures of 0.56 BWT, 10.4 WWT, 15.6 PWWT, 0.5 PEMD, -0.3 PFAT and a CarcasePlus index of 186.

After offering in the sale for the first time last year the Mitsopoulos family, Kalinda stud, Boyanup, were back again as vendors this year and they offered and sold one ram for $2000 to the Esperance Farm Training Centre.

The ram, which is by Kalinda 160110, has LambPlan figures of 0.57 BWT, 8.9 WWT, 13.1 PWWT, 1.1 PEMD, 0.0 PFAT and a 180 CarcasePlus index.

WHITE SUFFOLK

This year four White Suffolk studs offered nine rams and three ewes in the sale and they achieved mixed results.

By the end of the run, four rams had been cleared under the hammer to a top of $3500 and an average of $2800, which was back $700 on last year and all three ewes had sold for an average of $1033, up $83 on last year.

Achieving the $3500 top price for the breed was the Hyde family’s Kohat stud, Ongerup, when its sole offering was knocked down to first time Kohat buyer Alan Manton, Acadia stud, Yealering.

Mr Manton said the ram was a really well-balanced animal.

“I am really impressed with his overall body conformation,” Mr Manton said.

“He is big, long upstanding ram with muscling in all the right spots.

“He also has good pigmentation and a true White Suffolk type.”

The ram was by Bundarra Downs 122026 and it was sashed the British, Australasia and other breeds reserve champion ram in the interbreed judging.

It has LambPlan figures of 0.40 BWT, 12.9 WWT, 20.6 PWWT, 2.5 PEMD, -0.7 PFAT and a 233 CarcasePlus index.

Kohat also sold a ewe for $1000 to Brenton Addis, Yonga Downs stud, Gnowangerup.

The ewe, which is by Kohat 170129, has LambPlan figures of 0.29 BWT, 9.0 WWT, 14.3 PWWT, 1.9 PEMD, 0.4 PFAT and a 191 CarcasePlus index.

Max Whyte and Gail Cremasco’s Brimfield stud, Kendenup, offered four rams in the run and cleared one under the hammer for $3000, the second best price in the offering.

The Brimfield ram which sold was purchased by repeat buyer AT & JI Watterson & Son, Tenterden.

The ram is a son of Glengarry 155090 and has figures of 0.5 BWT, 10.9 WWT, 16.8 PWWT, 1.0 PEMD, -0.8 PFAT and a CarcasePlus index of 198.5.

The Iveston stud, Williams, offered two rams and both sold for an average of $2350.

The stud’s first ram, which was by Iveston 160328, sold for $2700 to the Manton family’s Acadia stud.

The well-muscled, upstanding sire has LambPlan figures of 0.51 BWT, 11.5 WWT, 18.0 PWWT, 2.0 PEMD, -0.1 PFAT and a 213 CarcasePlus index.

The stud’s second ram was knocked down at $2000 to Tanya Hill, Tanalan stud, Esperance.

This ram was sired by Bundara Downs 79821 and has a CarcasePlus index of 211.7 along with figures of 18.9 for PWWT and 1.2 for PEMD.

Kiara College’s Kiara stud offered two rams and two ewes in the sale however unfortunately only its two ewes sold.

The first of its ewes, which was by Somerset 130153 and has a CarcasePlus index of 208, sold for $1300 to Elders prime lamb specialist Michael O’Neill.

Its second ewe made $800 when it was knocked down to the Fairclough family, Stockdale stud, York.

This ewe was by Kiara 160078 and has a CarcasePlus index of 196.

POLL DORSET

The Poll Dorset breed was the last to sell and it was also the breed with the biggest number of rams on offer.

In the run seven vendors offered 26 rams and when Mr Holly knocked down the last Poll Dorset ram into the ring, 14 had been cleared under the hammer at an average of $3936, which was the best average for any breed in the sale.

While it was the best breed average in the sale, the breed’s average was still back $308 on last year.

In comparison in last year’s sale six studs offered 27 rams and sold 18 for a $4244 average.

The Garnett family’s Curlew Creek stud led the way for the breed selling the sale topping $14,000 ram, as previously mentioned.

Along with selling the sale-topping ram the Curlew Creek stud sold a second ram in the sale for $3000 to Bradscott Pty Ltd, Narrogin.

The ram, which won the EBV class in the Poll Dorset judging, is sired by Curlew Creek 151626 and has LambPlan figures of 0.24 BWT, 8.0 WWT, 13.1 PWWT, 5.2 PEMD, 0.0 PFAT and a CarcasePlus index of 224.

The $5600 second top price in the sale was also set in the Poll Dorset run when the Shirlee Downs stud, Quairading, sold a ram at this value.

Securing the Shirlee Downs ram, which was sashed the reserve champion Poll Dorset ram in the judging the day before, was the Hathaway family, Longdale stud, Brookton, who bid with the assistance of Landmark Brookton/Pingelly agent Chris Turton.

Ray Hathaway said they were taken by the ram when they inspected the stud’s show line-up at its on-property ram sale last month.

“We believe he was the best ram in the stud’s offering,” Mr Hathaway said.

“He is good on his feet and legs, he plenty of length of body and shows good muscling throughout.”

The ram is by Shirlee Downs 160118 and has LambPlan figures of 0.47 BWT, 9.9 WWT, 15.0 PWWT, 1.5 PEMD, -1.0 PFAT and a CarcasePlus index of 197.

The next best price in the Shirlee Downs run was $3600 paid by Hillroy Farms Pty Ltd, Brookton, when Westcoast Wool & Livestock representative Stephen Keatley bid on its behalf.

This ram was also sired by Shirlee Downs 160118 and it had a CarcasePlus index of 182.

Also bidding on the Shirlee Downs’ rams was Chris Patmore, Riverbend stud, Eneabba, who paid $3400 for a son of Hillden 160120 with a CarcasePlus index of 178.

By the end of the Shirlee Downs’ run the stud had cleared four of its eight rams offered under the hammer for an average of $3800.

The third top price of the sale and the Poll Dorset run was $4000 for a ram from the Levett family’s Tipperary stud, Walkaway, which had two rams on offer.

Buying the Tipperary ram at this value were the Pearce and Hallett families, Orrvale stud, Kojonup, who bid with the assistance of Landmark Kojonup agent Troy Hornby.

Felicity Hallett said it was the first time they had purchased a ram from Tipperary and they liked the ram as it was well-balanced across the board.

“He is very good structurally and shows plenty of muscling throughout,” Ms Hallett said.

“He is just a really safe and sound ram.”

The ram is a son of Tipperary 160290 and it has LambPlan figures of 0.39 BWT, 9.4 WWT, 14.2 PWWT, 2.7 PEMD, -0.3 PFAT and a CarcasePlus index of 204.

The Squiers family’s Dongadilling stud, Quairading, this year offered six rams and sold four under the hammer for an average of $2975.

The top price in the Dongadilling offering was $3500 paid by Rockbridge Holdings Pty Ltd, Upper Warren, for a son of Dongadilling 160018.

The ram has LambPlan figures of 0.39 BWT, 9.9 WWT, 15.0 PWWT, 2.2 PEMD,-1.0 PFAT and a CarcasePlus index of 205.

Also buying from the Dongadilling offering were Alex Cant Farming, Euvista stud, Kojonup, which bid to $3000 and the Lawrence family, Canternatting stud, Southern Brook, who bid to $2900 for sons of Claronden 150296 which had CarcasePlus indexes of 188 and 171.

Mr Keatley also purchased a Dongadilling ram for $2500 for Hillroy Farms Pty Ltd.

The Brimfield stud offered four rams but only one found a new home when it sold for $3000 to MM &MJ Johnston & Son, Boyup Brook.

This ram has a CarcasePlus index of 181 and is by Brimfield 130429.

The Wilson family, Willow Park stud, Harvey, sold one of its two rams offered under the hammer for $2000.

The buyer of the Willow Park ram was return buyer to the stud Chris Patmore.

The 129kg ram was sold with scan figures from September 29 of 45mm eye muscle depth, 91mm eye muscle width and 8mm fat.

Rounding out the Poll Dorset studs to sell was the Sutherland family’s Sandown stud, Perenjori.

It offered two rams in the sale and sold one for $2000 to RE Burges & Son, Meckering.

The ram is a son of Sandown 150318 and has a CarcasePlus of 193 to go with LambPlan figures of 0.52 BWT, 10.6 WWT, 16.7 PWWT, 0.3 PEMD and -1.4 PFAT.

Troy Hornby (left), Landmark Kojonup, buyer Felicity Hallett, Orrvale Poll Dorset stud, Kojonup, Tipperary Poll Dorset stud principal Randell Levett, Walkaway and Elders WA livestock sales manager Tom Marron with the Tipperary ram that sold for $4000 at the sale.
Troy Hornby (left), Landmark Kojonup, buyer Felicity Hallett, Orrvale Poll Dorset stud, Kojonup, Tipperary Poll Dorset stud principal Randell Levett, Walkaway and Elders WA livestock sales manager Tom Marron with the Tipperary ram that sold for $4000 at the sale.

Landmark Brookton-Pingelly agent Chris Turton (left), buyer Alan Manton, Acadia White Suffolk stud, Yealering, Elders WA livestock sales manager Tom Marron, Kohat stud principal Greg Hyde, Ongerup and Landmark Breeding representative Roy Addis with Kohat stud’s $3500 top-priced White Suffolk ram at the sale.
Landmark Brookton-Pingelly agent Chris Turton (left), buyer Alan Manton, Acadia White Suffolk stud, Yealering, Elders WA livestock sales manager Tom Marron, Kohat stud principal Greg Hyde, Ongerup and Landmark Breeding representative Roy Addis with Kohat stud’s $3500 top-priced White Suffolk ram at the sale.

Curt Leskanic Jersey Outlet

We continue our look at the top 100 Colorado Rockies of all time in this article. Here, we look at No. 35 on our list, Curt Leskanic.
If it wasn’t for Curt Leskanic, it’s quite possible that the first time the Colorado Rockies ever made the playoffs would have been 2007. To reach the playoffs in 1995, the Rockies had to beat the Giants on the final day of the season.

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The Rockies could not have got off to a worse start. The Giants were leading 8-2 at the lowest point. The Rockies would foreshadow their 2007 Rocktober days by making a magical comeback to eventually hold a 10-9 lead heading into the ninth.

Bring in Leskanic.

He pitched a clean inning and induced a ground ball from future Rockies catcher Jeff Reed to to Andres Galarraga to cap up a truly magical first season at Coors Field. Catcher Joe Girardi lifting Leskanic in the air is one of the best images in the history of Denver sports. Relive the magic moment here.

Leskanic was one of the first Rockies making his debut in 1993. He played in Denver until 1999. In that time he had 415 strikeouts, 20 saves and a pre-humidor 5.09 ERA. His 6.7 WAR alone makes him one of the greatest relievers in Rockies history.

Leskanic went on to pitch for the Brewers, Royals and Red Sox. He won and championship with the Red Sox in his last season in 2004. When commenting on who he was rooting for in the 2007 World Series, he said he couldn’t decide but said he always loved Denver.

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Denver will forever be grateful to Leskanic for bringing the team to the playoffs for the first time. Thankfully for Rockies fans, Leskanic pitched better than he dances.

David Green Jersey Outlet

The company – an operator of casinos in Indochina – said in a filing that a motion to elect gaming law expert David Green as a board director “was lost as an ordinary resolution on a poll”. Mr Green had been appointed as an independent non-executive director of the company in April. The firm said the AGM also failed to elect Yugo Kinoshita as a board member.

Donaco said additionally that shareholders had approved a motion to remove chairman Stuart McGregor as a director of the company.

The casino operator said that Leo Chan Yan Ho and Kurkye Wong – representatives of Argyle Street Management Ltd, an institutional investor – have been elected to the board.

“The board notes that as a result of today’s AGM, three independent non-executive directors have been removed from the board. The board accepts the decision of the meeting, and wishes the new board every success in serving the best interests of all shareholders,” said Donaco in Monday’s filing.

The company said in a separate filing that Roderick John Sutton has joined its board as an independent non-executive director. Mr Sutton is described in the filing has having more than 25 years of experience in business advisory and management. He is currently a special advisor to the Asia Pacific region for FTI Consulting, a professional services and consulting business listed on the New York Stock Exchange, according to the statement.

Donaco’s board now consists of three directors, and the trading in its shares has been suspended pending the “appointment of sufficient directors” as required by Australia’s Corporations Act, which demands a minimum of two Australian resident directors.

“The board is seeking to recruit two more independent non-executive directors based in Australia in the near future. To this end, the board is currently in advanced discussions with a number of quality candidates, including candidates with experience in casino gaming in Asia,” said Donaco.

The motion to elect two other shareholders – that had called to remove all the directors – and three people nominated by them to the board was withdrawn from Monday’s AGM.

The vote followed the announcement that Ben Reichel – who had been an executive director of Donaco – had chosen not to seek re-election. Mr Reichel remains as a Donaco executive, in the roles of general counsel and company secretary.

The board’s intent to change the group’s name to Pan Asian Leisure Ltd was also turndown by shareholders at Monday’s meeting.

Buster Narum Jersey Outlet

We are officially one year into the Mike Elias era of Orioles baseball. How is everyone feeling?

The performance at the major league level has been predictably bad. Even still, the team did improve by seven wins over the previous season, and they did it with very few big names, a luxury that the 2018 iteration did have.

Elias’s background is in scouting and player development. On that front, the O’s seem to have improved by leaps and bounds. Selecting the top player in the draft, Adley Rutschman, certainly helps, but it was far from the only factor. The O’s signed their biggest class of international free agents ever. They have seen their minor league pitchers strike out opposing hitters at an increased rate. And there just seems to be more depth down on the farm over the last 12 months.

Rebuilding is a slow process, but the front office has been fairly transparent about it and the fan base seems to understand the plan. It will take another couple of years before it all pays off on the field at Camden Yards, but the reviews are positive 365 days in.

Links

Inbox: Who will the O’s protect in Rule 5 Draft? – Orioles.com
The O’s 40-man roster currently sits at 35, following Aaron Brooks’s move to the KBO. It will be interesting to see if they fill up the roster prior to the Rule 5 draft if they plan on making the second overall selection.

Harvey hoping for fewer restrictions and more games in 2020 – School of Roch
Of course, Hunter Harvey wants to pitch more. That’s understandable, but he also needs to understand that his body obviously has some limitations. The Orioles are going to stink again in 2020, so it may not be the worst idea to proceed with caution for at least one more season.

Orioles’ Mike Elias talks GM meetings, trade talks and Astros controversies – Baltimore Sun
Mike Elias speaks to the Houston Astros recent controversies here, referring to them as “weird episodes.” I get that he has friends in the organization, but it would have been nice to see him come out a bit stronger in these remarks, especially regarding the sexist comments made following the ALCS.

Three Bounce-Back Free Agent Pitching Options – Birds Watcher
Brooks’s departure also makes the pitching situation a bit interesting. If Alex Cobb is healthy, he will be part of a decent-enough trio alongside Dylan Bundy and John Means. Asher Wojciechowski would probably be the favorite for the fourth spot, but the fifth spot remains wide open.

Orioles birthdays and history

Is it your birthday? Happy birthday!

Fernando Cabrera, a player I have no recollection of being an Oriole, turns 38 today. Cabrera was an Orioles pitcher for 31 games between 2007 and 2008. In that time he compile a 7.28 ERA, struck out 40 and walked 26 across 38.1 innings.

Julio Lugo, a journeyman infielder whose career included a 2010 stint with the Orioles, is 44 years old. Lugo played in 93 games for the Orioles, hitting .249/.298/.282 in the process.

Finally, it is the birthday of the late Buster Narum (b. 1940, d. 2004), a right-handed pitcher for the Orioles in 1963. Narum tossed 9.0 innings and allowed three runs that season.

Baseball Reference did not have any cool moments in Orioles history listed for today’s date. So, here are some things that have happened elsewhere in the world on November 9:

1961 – The Orioles make a trade with the Cleveland Indians. First baseman Ray Barker, catcher Harry Chiti and minor leaguer Art Kay are sent to Cleveland in exchange for second baseman Johnny temple.

2018 – Houston Astros assistant general manager Mike Elias is named the new general manager of the Baltimore Orioles. He replaces Dan Duquette.