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Hopefully, Rob Segedin gets the extended look he deserves since he may be the left-handed masher we need but not the one we deserve. It was his first of the year. Hill was placed on the 10-day disabled list Monday due to blisters, Andy McCullough of the Los Angeles Times reports. It's already his second stint on the DL with a blister issue that is threatening to become chronic.
  • Blue Jackets, Wild in danger of being swept out of playoffs

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    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jaden Schwartz scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and Jake Allen made 40 saves to lead St. Louis over Minnesota for a 3-0 lead in the first-round playoff series. Trevor Daley is joining the play on the right side and could be an option. Jack Johnson , in position to try and make a play, is somewhat blocking the passing angle to Guentzel as Crosby moves back towards the right side.
  • Darmian backs Rashford to become one of world's best

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    The fixture list suggests that Chelsea should still be able to finish above challengers Tottenham Hotspur. That was the worrying thing for me; that he didn't turn up himself. "We have to fight and try to win as many games as possible". The result boosted United's chances of finishing in the top four and continued their long unbeaten run in the Premier League.
  • Mercedes ready to rethink team orders approach

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    We got lucky with the safety auto which gave us an opportunity to recover but a problem with the wheel guns meant we lost time and positions with both cars. "Hopefully that sort of success now in the first couple of races helps us to build up some sort of momentum that maybe these guys (Mercedes) had in the past and the last couple of years, so they will be the ones to beat".
  • Boston Red Sox: Bats Come Alive with Solid Day at Plate

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    On a foul pop-up in the ninth inning, the Red Sox catcher made a leaping grab before slamming into the protective netting, which gently bounced him back onto the field. This season the Rays have had a number of errors but the one in today's game was one of the worst and it ended up costing them the game. During his first start, he put on a decent showing, pitching into the seventh inning, but he followed that outing up with an absolutely terrible one.
  • Lynn looking at long lay-off from IPL

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    The Kolkata team is yet to play at home in this season of the IPL and one can see the team in action in today's match against the Kings XI Punjab. "First day with my team training time ". KKR meanwhile, according to skipper Gambhir, fared well in their bowling department by restricting a top-heavy batting of Gujarat to 183 on a wicket that offered little assistance.
  • We deserved to lose against Man Utd, admits Conte

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    With the willing Jesse Lingard in support of Rashford, United looked far more lively going forward. Alonso's absence, in particular, unbalanced Chelsea, who put in their worst performance since a 3-0 loss to Arsenal in September that forced manager Antonio Conte into a season-defining switch to a 3-4-3 formation.
  • No contract clause to make Mamadou Sakho signing permanent, says Sam Allardyce

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    But the boss has revealed that it was impossible to get anything inserted into his loan contract as negotiations were carried out in an unconventional place. Zaha would fill a wide void at Tottenham which summer signing Moussa Sissoko - who arrived from Newcastle United on the final day of the transfer window - has been unable to plug this season.
  • Ozil fires Arsenal to EPL win against Boro

    Ozil fires Arsenal to EPL win against Boro

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    Sanchez played a part in Arsenal's match-winner; his cross was chested down by Aaron Ramsey to Ozil, who sealed three vital points in the 71st minute. "There was a bit of nervousness in our dressing room before kick-off because we had not had a good run and that can happen - confidence in life goes away quickly and comes back slowly - but this result helps".
  • Maple Leafs draw Capitals in first round of Stanley Cup Playoffs

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    Toronto will play the Ottawa Senators in the first round of the playoffs if the Maple Leafs pick up at least a point in their season finale against Columbus on Sunday. We're not that far behind however as we sit fifth with a power play percentage of 22.9%. "The closer we get, the bigger chance we have, so you kind of start thinking, 'Maybe, we've got a chance to get in here'".
  • Toronto Maple Leafs clinch first playoff berth since 2013

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    Although they left it late Saturday night, they got the job done with three third-period goals to defeat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-3 to secure their place in the postseason. "I'm proud of the guys, I'm excited for the guys". Is it just me or have Senators goalies generally been bad handling the puck this season? The Penguins had already clinched home-ice advantage against the Columbus Blue Jackets in the first round of the playoffs.