Archive for the ‘Deportes’ Category

Toscano Agrees to Four-Year, $6 Million Deal with the Atlanta Braves

Toscano Agrees to Four-Year, $6 Million Deal with the Atlanta Braves

Dian Toscano is headed to the home of the Braves… The 25-year-old Cuban professional baseball outfielder and the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a four-year, $6 million contract. Toscano, a left-handed hitter, batted .356 during the 2012-13 season...

Jan 29, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Alburquerque Agrees to One-Year Contract with the Detroit Tigers

Alburquerque Agrees to One-Year Contract with the Detroit Tigers

Al Alburquerque still has the eye of the tiger… The 28-year-old Dominican Major League Baseball relief pitcher has reached an agreement on a one-year contract with the Detroit Tigers. The Tigers announced the deal on Sunday. Alburquerque, a...

Jan 25, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Nadal Advances to the Australian Open Quarterfinals

Nadal Advances to the Australian Open Quarterfinals

Rafael Nadal is still in contention for his second Australian Open title six years after his first… The 28-year-old tennis star defeated Kevin Anderson on Sunday in straight sets on Sunday, 7-5, 6-1, 6-4 in the fourth-round, to advance to the...

Jan 25, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Rios Registers a KO Against Mike Alvarado

Rios Registers a KO Against Mike Alvarado

Brandon Rios notches a big win in his “best fight ever”… The 28-year-old Mexican American light-welterweight boxer concluded his trilogy with Mike Alvarado Saturday night as he destroyed Alvarado in a third-round knockout. Fighting in...

Jan 25, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Martinez Opts for Boston Red Sox Logo on His Hall of Fame Plaque

Martinez Opts for Boston Red Sox Logo on His Hall of Fame Plaque

Pedro Martinez will be seeing red when he received his Hall of Fame plaque… The 43-year-old Dominican-American baseball pitcher, who played for five teams during his18 seasons in Major League Baseball, has opted to have the logo of the Boston...

Jan 24, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Estrada Wins the Men's Title at the 2015 USA Half Marathon Championships

Estrada Wins the Men’s Title at the 2015 USA Half Marathon Championships

It’s official! Diego Estrada is this year’s “Half-Marathon Man”… The 25-year-old Mexican long-distance runner may have begun his first half marathon slower than expected, but he managed to end it with the American flag over his shoulders....

Jan 20, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Coma Rides His Way to Fifth Dakar Rally Title

Coma Rides His Way to Fifth Dakar Rally Title

Make that five Dakar Rally titles for Marc Coma… The 38-year-old Spanish rally racing motorcycle rider captured his fifth Dakar Rally title in the motorcycle class on Saturday, completing the 13 stages in a time of 46:03:49. Coma, who races for...

Jan 18, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Castellano Named Jockey of the Year at the Eclipse Awards

Castellano Named Jockey of the Year at the Eclipse Awards

Javier Castellano is riding high once again… The 37-year-old jockey in American Thoroughbred horse racing won his second straight Eclipse Award in the jockey division, making him the 11th rider in history to take that honor in consecutive years....

Jan 18, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Verdasco Claims Kooyong Classic Title

Verdasco Claims Kooyong Classic Title

Fernando Verdasco has earned his first title on 2015… Alexandr Dolgopolov retired from the Kooyong Classic in Melbourne on Friday with a right knee injury, handing the 31-year-old Spanish tennis player the title at the exhibition tournament....

Jan 16, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »
Feliz and the Texas Rangers Agree to One-Year Multi-Million Dollar Deal

Feliz and the Texas Rangers Agree to One-Year Multi-Million Dollar Deal

The closer has closed in on a new contract… Neftalí Feliz and the Texas Rangers have avoided salary arbitration after both sides agreed to a one-year deal worth $4.125 million. The 26-year-old Dominican right-handed pitcher, who earned $3 million...

Jan 15, 15 • DeportesNo Comments »