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The Texans had initially indicated they would be announcing one of their fourth-round picks in the 2017 NFL Draft from space on Saturday, and sure enough, they did. Houston recorded a video from the International Space Station, with retired astronaut Scott Kelly and Texans cheerleaders. In it, it was announced that the Texans would be selecting OT Julie’n Davenport with the 130th overall pick.
Heading into the season, much was made about Albert Pujols chasing down immortality as he looks to become just the fourth player in history with 3000 hits and 600 home runs. But, quietly, the Los Angeles Angels slugger set a record Friday night. With a three-run home run in the eighth, the Dominican-born Pujols passed Rafael Palmeiro for the most RBI (1838) in Major League history by a player born outside the United States
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Albert Pujols Reaches RBI Milestone
You have to wonder what Chicago sports fans were thinking regarding how they treated recently-drafted quarterback Mitchell Trubisky on Friday night. The Bears traded up to draft Trubisky — who is a project and will likely sit and watch veteran Mike Glennon — with the second overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft on Thursday.
It was thrill enough to get into a game for the Phillies. Then there was the second batter he faced.
Your Morning Dump… Where having AB in the playoffs is so much better than not having AB in the playoffs
Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. The Bulls as a team are shooting just 38.6 percent (17 of 44) against Bradley through five postseason games
This week, Shawn Anderson and Lou Olsen are joined by Tracy Reiner. The longtime actress and activist talks to the boys about how she landed the role of Betty “Spaghetti” Horn in “A League of Their Own” (spoiler alert…it’s not how you think), what it was like working on the set of “Die Hard”, reminisces about the impact Carrie Fisher had on her life and, of course, shares what life is like growing up in “the circus”. (Download The Hall of Very Good Podcast over on iTunes) SHOW NOTES: 25 Fun Facts About A League Of Their Own A League Of Their Own Film Locations Home of Rockford Peaches Also to Become Home to Women’s Baseball International Women’s Baseball Center Quaz: Tracy Reiner Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee: Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks WHERE TO/HOW TO: Tracy on IMDb.com SPONSOR: This week’s podcast was brought to you by Sports Collectors Daily and Out of the Park Baseball
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The HOVG Podcast: Tracy Reiner
This might be the most important road trip the Phillies have taken since they traveled to St. Louis during the 2011 NLDS. Having started the season 11-9 and rolling into the trek on a six-game winning streak, the squad will battle two expected World Series contenders, the Los Angeles Dodgers and the reigning champion Chicago Cubs
READING – Scott Kingery spent four weeks this spring in major-league camp. It was long enough for an impressed Pete Mackanin to believe that the Phillies prospect was on the fast track to the big leagues.
As the former first-round pick moves up the Phillies system, he relies on his faith and tips from his dad.
The Phillies starter improved to 4-0 with a 1.80 ERA. He succeeds with guile.