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it’s about being made to feel welcome.” 5. Magnific
Posted on 8:32pm Jul 17, 2017
CLEVELAND - Former Minnesota right-hander Anthony Swarzak agreed Thursday to a minor league contract with the Cleveland Indians, who also agreed to one-year contracts with right-hander Carlos Carrasco, left-hander Marc Rzepczynski and third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall that avoided arbitration. Juan Jesus Jersey .Carrasco got a one-year deal for $2,337,500 and Rzepczynski for $2.4 million plus the chance to earn a $25,000 bonus for 65 games. Chisenhall was guaranteed $2.25 million and can earn award bonuses.Swarzak, a 29-year-old free agent, spent his third consecutive season with the Twins in 2014, going 3-2 with a 4.60 ERA in four starts and 46 relief appearances. He became a free agent in November when he refused an outright assignment to Triple-A Rochester of the International League.Swarzak had been with the Twins organization for his entire professional career after his second-round selection in the 2004 amateur draft. His 237 1-3 innings of relief are the second-most in the major leagues since 2012.Swarzaks best season was 2013, when he was 3-2 with a 2.91 ERA in 48 games.Carrasco was 8-7 with a 2.55 ERA in 14 starts and 26 relief appearances last year, earning a raise from $504,700. Rzepczynski was 0-3 with a 2.74 ERA in 73 relief appearances, allowing 42 hits in 46 innings while striking out 46. He earned $1,425,000.Chisenhall hit .280 with 13 homers and 59 RBIs, and made $510,800. Antonio Rudiger Jersey . Hall had a goal and three assists in a 5-4 loss to San Jose on Tuesday, had an assist in each of Edmontons next two games the capped the week with a goal and two assists in the Oilers 4-2 win over Anaheim on Sunday. Stephan El Shaarawy AS Roma Jersey . The CFL unveiled its 2014 schedule Wednesday and the Redblacks will play their first-ever regular-season game in Winnipeg against the Blue Bombers on July 3.As Carl Robinson met the media in Vancouver on Monday, there were plenty of questions to answer about the future. With the Whitecaps controversial playoff loss in Dallas now in the rear-view mirror, attention is already turning to what the Caps squad will look like next season. After setting a new single season points record, qualifying for the Champions League and successfully defending the Cascadia Cup, there is plenty for Robinson to be pleased about. He has had an excellent first season as a head coach and has laid a strong foundation for future success, but there are some big decisions facing the Whitecaps coach in the next few weeks to ensure the club has the best possible chance of building upon an impressive 2014. Here are five key jobs on Carl Robinsons To Do list: 1. Find a striker (or two) Since the departures of Camilo and Kenny Miller, the Whitecaps have been missing a natural goalscorer. They will likely add a Designated Player striker this winter, and it would be a surprise if the player doesnt come from South or Central America. Robinson will do some travelling in the next few weeks as he narrows down his search as he looks for the ideal signing to complement the pieces he already has within the squad. It’s likely Robinson will not only try to sign a DP, but also bring in another frontman as well, either as a permanent signing or maybe securing the loan of a younger player. “I will turn over every rock,” said Robinson. “I know what is around in MLS, but teams don’t want to give their good players away. We will look abroad, as well, whether it is a European player or a South–Central American player, I will certainly be doing a lot of travelling in the offseason.” 2. Bring back Laba There isn’t much doubt about this one. Matias Laba won the Whitecaps “Unsung Hero” award and was outstanding throughout the year. The young Argentine has quickly developed into one of the top two or three defensive midfielders in Major League Soccer and will be returning to Vancouver next season. After joining from Toronto FC in March, the Whitecaps now have the option to pay a pre-agreed sum to their Canadian rivals in order to keep Laba’s services long-term. Carl Robinson says there isn’t an issue and that Laba will be staying with the club, but ‘Caps fans will still breathe a huge sigh of relief when the ink is dry on the paperwork. “There is a fee agreed for us to take Mati and we will be doing that because Mati has been fantastic for us and is a big part of this club moving forward. That fee will be settled between the two ownership groups,” explained the Whitecaps coach. 3. Mattocks and Salgado As Robinson looks to strengthen his squad and bring in “a few fresh faces next season,” there will likely be departures, either through trades or the Expansion Draft. Two players who seem unlikely to have a future with the club long term are young strikers Darren Mattocks and Omar Salgado. Mattocks is a valuable asset within MLS, despite his lack of consistency in front of goal, and if the Whhitecaps are to sign one or two starting forwards, it is possible they could get value within the league for Mattocks to strengthen the team in other areas. Francesco Totti Jersey. Salgado finished the year on trial with Tigres in Mexico after a season where there was more talk about his temperament than his footballing ability. It seems best for both parties if there is a parting of the ways before next year. “We will sit down with him and discuss the best way to move forward,” said Robinson. “I don’t want him to get frustrated. If he feels it is right and we feel it is right for us to part ways, we will. I want to help him personally because he has been injured for a number of years and he wants to play. The one thing I will never do is stop players going to play football somewhere.” 4. Defensive decisions The Whitecaps found their number one starting central defender with the signing of Costa Rican giant Kendall Waston this summer. Now Robinson must decide which other central defenders he wants to have in his squad next year. In an ideal scenario, the ‘Caps will be able to sign another central defender to start alongside Waston and also re-sign veteran Andy O’Brien who had a very good end to the season. O’Brien played more minutes than any other Whitecaps central defender but if he stays with the club, he may have a reduced role moving forward. With the club also set to be in the Champions League, having an experienced player like O’Brien on board would be important. “Andy has been fantastic this year and has got stronger as the season has gone on,” said Robinson. “I would like to try and keep Andy at the club in some capacity, if I can, because I think he is a very good leader. Because we are in a salary cap league, it depends on the financial side of it, as well.” O’Brien has loved his time in Vancouver so far and wants to stay. The former Ireland international says he’s not against taking a pay cut in order to extend his career. “The objective would be to play as many games as possible – I view it as a challenge, he said. It’s not all about money, it’s about being wanted. I’ve been very blessed to have the career that I’ve had and at this stage of my career it’s about being made to feel welcome.” 5. Magnificent Mauro Mauro Rosales was superb, both on and off the pitch, following his move from Chivas USA and the Whitecaps would love to find a way to keep him for 2015. Rosales would need to agree to take a cut in salary, but there is also a possibility the club could sweeten a deal by allowing him to also start a transition to the coaching ranks. Rosales wouldn’t play every match next season, but having his presence within the squad and his undoubted teaching abilities would be a big bonus within a young squad. “He has been excellent since the trade and, in the last game, in my view, he was the best player on the park. He’s got a lot to bring to the table, but, obviously, it is a financial decision, as well. I will be doing everything I can to try and keep Mauro at the club.” Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' ' 
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