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Lopez to Serve as Special Instructor During the San Francisco Giants' Spring Training

Lopez to Serve as Special Instructor During the San Francisco Giants’ Spring Training

Javier Lopez has a Giant(s) responsibility… The 39-year-old Puerto Rican former baseball pitcher, who recently retired from the San Francisco Giants, will work as a special instructor for the team at spring training. Giants general manager Bobby...

Feb 11, 17 • DeportesNo Comments »
Gonzalez & Houston Astros Agree to One-Year Contract, Avoiding Salary Arbitration

Gonzalez & Houston Astros Agree to One-Year Contract, Avoiding Salary Arbitration

Marwin Gonzalez has landed an astronomical contract… The 27-year-old Venezuelan professional baseball infielder has agreed to a one-year contract worth $3,725,000 with the Houston Astros, according to multiple reports, avoiding salary...

Feb 9, 17 • DeportesNo Comments »
Stanton Returns to the U.S. World Baseball Classic Roster

Stanton Returns to the U.S. World Baseball Classic Roster

Giancarlo Stanton is back on Team USA… The 27-year-old part-Puerto Rican baseball star, a right fielder for the Miami Marlins, is among the returnees on the 28-man U.S. World Baseball Classic roster, which also includes Colorado...

Feb 9, 17 • DeportesNo Comments »
Carreno Busta Defeats Nikola Mektic to Send Spain Into Davis Cup Quarterfinals

Carreno Busta Defeats Nikola Mektic to Send Spain Into Davis Cup Quarterfinals

Pablo Carreno Busta has helped keep Spain alive in Davis Cup play… The 25-year-old Spanish tennis player defeated Nikola Mektic 7-6 (4), 6-1, 6-4 as Spain edged depleted Croatia to reach the quarterfinals on Sunday with a 3-2 victory. Earlier...

Feb 6, 17 • DeportesNo Comments »
Garcia Wins First Dubai Desert Classic...

Garcia Wins First Dubai Desert Classic…

It’s Lucky No. 8 for Sergio Garcia… The 37-year-old shot a final-round 3-under-par 69 to win the Dubai Desert Classic on Sunday after holding the tournament lead since the opening round. Garcia, who had never posted a top-10 finish in his...

Feb 6, 17 • DeportesNo Comments »
Alvarez & Cesar Chavez Jr. to Face Off in Las Vegas over Cinco de Mayo Weekend

Alvarez & Cesar Chavez Jr. to Face Off in Las Vegas over Cinco de Mayo Weekend

Canelo Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. are headed to Sin City… The all-Mexican mega showdown between the rival boxers on May 6, Cinco de Mayo weekend, will take place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, according to Golden Boy Promotions. Golden...

Feb 6, 17 • DeportesNo Comments »
Herrera Agrees to One Year Contract with the Kansas City Royals

Herrera Agrees to One Year Contract with the Kansas City Royals

Kelvin Herrera has agreed to a Royal deal… The 27-year-old Dominican professional baseball pitcher and the Kansas City Royals have agreed to terms on a one-year contract, avoiding salary arbitration with the hard-throwing right-hander. The Royals...

Feb 5, 17 • DeportesNo Comments »
Flores Wins Arbitration Case Against the New York Mets

Flores Wins Arbitration Case Against the New York Mets

Wilmer Flores is celebrating a big win off the field… The 25-year-old Venezuelan professional baseball infielder defeated the New York Mets in the team’s first salary arbitration hearing since pitcher Oliver Perez won in 2008. Flores was awarded...

Feb 5, 17 • DeportesNo Comments »
Lopez to Replace Rafael Nadal for Spain's Next Davis Cup Series

Lopez to Replace Rafael Nadal for Spain’s Next Davis Cup Series

Feliciano Lopez is ready to rumble… The 35-year-old Spanish tennis player will replace Rafael Nadal on Spain’s Davis Cup team. Nadal decided to take time off after his Australian Open final loss to Roger Federer. The Spanish tennis federation...

Jan 31, 17 • DeportesNo Comments »
Cabal Claims First Grand Slam Title for Colombia in More Than 40 Years

Cabal Claims First Grand Slam Title for Colombia in More Than 40 Years

Life’s a grand slam for Juan Sebastian Cabal… The 30-year-old Colombian tennis player and his partner Abigail Spears defeated second-seeded Sania Mirza and Ivan Dodig 6-2, 6-4, in the final on Sunday to take home the mixed doubles title at the...

Jan 29, 17 • DeportesNo Comments »