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Martinez Named as Fifth Starter for the St. Louis Cardinals

Martinez Named as Fifth Starter for the St. Louis Cardinals

Carlos Martinez is a (fire)starter… The St. Louis Cardinals have picked the 23-year-old Dominican pitcher as their fifth starter, while putting fellow pitcher Jaime Garcia on the 15-day disabled list. Cardinals manager Mike Matheny made the...

Mar 31, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Torres Headed to the New York Mets

Torres Headed to the New York Mets

Alex Torres has Mets his future… The New York Mets have acquired the 27-year-old Venezuelan professional baseball pitcher from the San Diego Padres. In exchange for Torres, the Mets will send minor league right-hander Cory Mazzoni and a player to...

Mar 30, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Verdasco Earns Hard-Fought Win Against Rafael Nadal at the Miami Open

Verdasco Earns Hard-Fought Win Against Rafael Nadal at the Miami Open

Make that two in a row for Fernando Verdasco… The 31-year-old Spanish tennis player defeated former World No. 1 and fellow Spaniard Rafael Nadal in the third round of the Miami Open 6-4, 2-6, 6-3. Verdasco, seeded 29th, lost the first 13 times he...

Mar 30, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Olivera Agrees to $62.5 Million Deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers

Olivera Agrees to $62.5 Million Deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers

Hector Olivera is headed to Southern California… The 29-year-old Cuban infielder has agreed to a six-year contract worth $62.5 million with the Los Angeles Dodgers, according to agent Greg Genske. The deal includes a $28 million signing bonus,...

Mar 25, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Nadal to Compete at Queen's Club for First Time in Three Years

Nadal to Compete at Queen’s Club for First Time in Three Years

Rafael Nadal is making a comeback fit for a queen… The 28-year-old Spanish tennis star says he’ll play at this year’s Queen’s Club, ending his three-year absence at the grass-court tournament. Nadal, who lifted the trophy in 2008,...

Mar 24, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Alonso Cleared to Return to the Formula One Racing Scene

Alonso Cleared to Return to the Formula One Racing Scene

It’s a welcome green light for Fernando Alonso… The 33-year-old Spanish Formula One racing driver has been cleared to race at the Malaysian Grand Prix after missing the Formula One season opener following a crash in testing. The McLaren driver,...

Mar 23, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Maia Hands Ryan LaFlare His First Defeat at UFC Fight Night 62

Maia Hands Ryan LaFlare His First Defeat at UFC Fight Night 62

Demian Maia has given Ryan LaFlare his first L… The 37-year-old Brazilian mixed martial artist and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner took down unbeaten welterweight Ryan LaFlare in the main event of UFC Fight Night 62 at the Maracanazinho Gymnasium...

Mar 23, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Lopez Upsets Kei Nishikori to Reach BNP Paribas Open Quarterfinals

Lopez Upsets Kei Nishikori to Reach BNP Paribas Open Quarterfinals

Feliciano Lopez has pulled off the upset… The 33-year-old Spanish tenista took down No. 5 seed Kei Nishikori in straight sets to to reach the quarterfinals at the BNP Paribas Open on Wednesday. Lopez pulled ahead in the first set, and then...

Mar 19, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Garcia Defeats No. 5 Seed Ana Ivanovic at the BNP Paribas Open

Garcia Defeats No. 5 Seed Ana Ivanovic at the BNP Paribas Open

Caroline Garcia is shaking things up at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells … During Monday’s women’s action, the 21-year-old part-Spanish professional tennis player sent No. 5 seed Ana Ivanovic packing after a three-set thriller in the third...

Mar 17, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Nadal Beats Juan Monaco to Win First Title in Nearly Nine Months

Nadal Beats Juan Monaco to Win First Title in Nearly Nine Months

Rafael Nadal is back in title-winning form… The 28-year-old Spanish tennis star lifted his first championship trophy in nearly nine months Sunday after defeating Juan Monaco 6-4, 6-1 at the Argentina Open. Nadal, the tournament’s top seed,...

Mar 2, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »