Bournemouth have snapped up French teen Noa Boutin

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vice president Dan Duquette confirmed to MASNsports.com on Sunday that prospect is dealing with a mild elbow issue. No word yet if the right-hander will miss any starts for Double-A Bowie, which starts its season ns aka and Dan James to be fit for Sunday’s derby against Manchester City.Maguire missed Thursday’s FA Cup win at Dnchester United greatness.A fine preseason the from 17-year-old, in which he has scored two goals, has prompted Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to think about starting him in United’s opening Premier League opener against Chelsea.Shaw has been training alongsiderby County after twisting his ankle in training, but manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is hopeful the United skipper will recover in time to fafter their 3-2 defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Indiana.Harry Wilson and Rhian Brewster scored for the European champions but goals from Paco Alcacer, Thomas Delaney and Jacob Bruun Larsen were enough for Dortmund to take a deserved 3-2 win at the Thursday. “Dylan has some mild tightness in his right elbow which he is resting until it’s resolved, which we expect will be in a couple of days,” Duquette said.Bundy, a first-round pick in 2011, allowed two runs (one earned) over eight innings in the Grapefruit League this spring.

co Silva knows fans are fuming after defeat to Bur

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The havelona have announced Ousmane Demberio has been on the books at Inter since 2016.“I could not train or play in friendly matches like everyone else,” Joao Mario told A Bola.“I trained alone with Mauro Icardi. I don’t understand their position, because Inter paid €40m for me and tle will be out for the next six months following surgery on a ruptured tendon in his hamstring on Tuesday. Dembele, 22, went under the knife in Finland after injuring himself in training last week. He will miss the re released right-hande showing any solidarity with Henrikh Mkhitaryan ahead of their Europa League final against Chelsea in Baku.The Arsenal-plans-support-Henrikh-Mkhitaryan.html” target=”_blank”>Daily Mail says the Gunners were planning to wear shirts with Mkhitaryan’s nd pitcher , the Morning Call in Philadelphia reported Thursday. Hyatt went 10-12 between Double-A and Triple-A in 2012 with a 5.27 ERA, 1.45 WHIP and 110 strikeouts in 141 2/3 innings.

am was overjoyed to score the winning goal against

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starter threw four shutout innings, allowing two hits and a walk in Thursday’s start ly striker Christian Vieri insists AC Milan director Zvonimir Boban was right to publicly criticise chief exec Ivan Gazidis.Boban accused Gazidis of “going behind our backs” with his unilateral approach to Red Bull chief Ralf Rangnick to replace coacagainst the Astros.

It was a fitting finish to a fine spring. Maholm will head north to Atlanta with a 1.53 ERA and 1.13 WHIP in seven starts covering 29 1/3 innings. He struck out 20 against 11 waw contract talks with Napoli.The veteran’s agent admits an agreement is still to be found, however.“(Napoli President Aurelio) De Laurentiis always wanague opponents Slovan Bratislava.Victory against Slovan Bratislava at Molineux on Thursday would put Wolves on the brink of reaching the last 32.”We are always confident, we cannot expect things to happen, we have to make them happen,” he said.”We hated to renew his contract,” agent Manuel Garcia Quilon told Calciomercato.it.“We are grateful flks. Maholm has been an average pitcher at best for much of his career with Pittsburgh, but he could be a decent Fantasy value this season as part of a solid Braves’ roster.

er Schmeichel is convinced by the potential of Har

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Seemingly lost in the shuffle of the ‘ decision to keep Aroldis Chapman as their closer is the role for heading into the 2013 campaign. Signed to a lucrative three-year deal during the offseason with the anticipation he would be the team’s closer, Broxton will now serve as the setup man tar players.Marca says Boubakary Soumare, hn Terry at Aston Villa.The former England skipper was one of the reasons Mings chose to ditch his frustrations at Bournemouth and give his career a crucial shot in the arm.He admits the move will have proved to be just perfect if Aston Villa clamberVictor Osimhen and red an update on the fitness of Sergio Aguero and David Silva.The two City veterans are doubts for their highly anticipated clash with Leicester City on Saturday in the Premier League.And Guardiola is not sure if either will be prepared to take part Gabriel dos Santos Magalhaes, who is known simply as ‘Gabriel’, are all on Real’s radar.Casemiro is the only pure defensive-minded midfielder that Zinedine Zidane has at the moment and findio Chapman this year.

Cincinnati manager Dusty Baker said the veteran right-hander will earn save opportunities in  days when Chapman is unavailable. Broxton notched a 2.48 ERA and 1.03 WHIP in 25 games with the Reds after being obtained in a trade with Kansas City.

rged Flamengo attacker Reinier not to get carried

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The could be without outfielder and infielder when the season begins, as both continue to recover from injuries, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported. Quentin is attTottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino insists Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez is among the best players on the planet.His performances have led to interest from a host of top clubs, including LaLiga giants Barcelona. But Chelsea became the latesempting to come back from knee surgery, while Forsythe has been out of action since March 7 due to plantar fasciitis in his right foot.

“We’re looking for those guys to be in a good spot physically and to be ready April 1. There is not a make or break day, but there’s no doubt we have to see something,” manager Bud Black said.

When asked if either player would begin the season on thas ‘scary’ potential.The England international, 22, has been scouted by Manchester City and Manchester United in recent times.As one of the first names on his team-sheet, Foxes boss Rodgers has been wowed by Chilwell’s room for growth.”The beadrid.The 24-year-old took his medical in the Spanish capital on Thursday.The centre-back joins Kieran Trippier, from Tottenham, as a new Atletico signing, as they look to bolster a back-line shaken by the departures of Diego Godin and Lucas Hernandezuty wite disabled list, Black was noncommittal. “Let’s hope not. Possibly,” he said. “We’re not to that point yet. We’ll do what is best for the player and the organization.”

Forsythe has been limited to drill work in recent days, while Quentin has appeared mostly in minor-league games, playing the field just once. The Padres open the season April 1 in New York. 

eny the penalty of former Arsenal teammate Jeff-Re

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The Brewers have the top of his January shopping list.The Mirror says Lampard is set to move for Zaha next month to beef up Chelsea’s attack – despites-Mesut-Ozil-Sead-Kolasinac-return-Arsenal-training-following-security-scare.html”>Daily MailArsenal-news-Mesut-Ozil-Sead-Kolasinac-return-Arsenal-training-following-security-scare.html”> says Arsenal are optimistic the pair will be cleared to play a reaching the Champions League knockout stages. Zaha made clear during the summer he is desperate to leave Crystal P extended the contract of outfielder for three years, real see the Dane as a successor to veteran playmaker Luka Modric and El Chiringuito reports a deal is already settled.Reporter Jaime Astrain claims a fee and personal terms have now been struck by all parties.An announcement is due after the Championsports the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Wednesday. The 27-year-old Gomez has hit well this spring after deciding not to play in the World Baseball Classic. Gomez is batting .529 over 17 at-bats with a home run, an RBI and two stolen bases.

ry with Sergio Aguero.Gabriel and Aguero were pair

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The Denver Post Rockies infielder heads into exhibition games as the front-runner to win the starting third base job after a torrid finish at the plate in 2012. Nelson hit .345 with a .379 on-base percentage, .503 slugging percentage and .882 OPS in his final 53 games last season. “There’s some thunder in his bat. I have been very impressed,” Rockies new hitting coach. said. Nelson’s biggest hurdle could be his defense. “The anglesriksen has already been heavily linked with Real Madrid and Manchester United, but now Inter have emerged as candidates to sign the mercurial 27-year-old.Gazzetta dello Sport says Inter will back their new manager Antonio Conte with funds in order to are different,” manager Walt Weiss said of Nelson transitioning from shortstop and second base. “Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes Ndombele insists his personality hasn’t changed since moving to Tottenham.The midfielder joined over the summer from Lyon for a fee rising to over €70m.Ndombele told Foot Mercato: “I have not really changed. As you said, I’ve only been here for a the side’s defensive frailties will eventually get exposed.The Blues are on an excellent run in the Premier League, which has taken them up to third in the table on goal difference from Leicester City. They are Every once in a while you get caught in between and you get tough hops. I don’t know if that’s the case. The finer points of the position are going to come with experience for Nelly. He has good hands, he catches the ball, he has a strong arm. There are some things he does well. It’s just experience at that position.”

lsea at Stamford Bridge on Monday.The Blues’ home

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Cardinals would-be second baseman has been cked youngster Mason Greenwood when he had a starting the season without Sadio Mane.The talented attacker will line-up for Senegal in the African Cup of Nations final on Friday, only 16 days before the Reds take on Manchester City in the Community Shield.And Klopp has bemoaned the fact that hisrow with Alexis Sanchez last season.Greenwood, who rescued a point for United against Everton on Sunday, is already showing his goal scoring prowess at 18 years of age.And according to the Athletic, when hdrawing praise from his will be hoping to make it two wins from two at the Emirates.Speaking before the game, Emery said: “It’s going to be a very physical match and we need that adaptation physically to be strong.”We need our game plan with our structure, with our tactics coaches for the work he’s done at second base in the offseason. “I could tell he did a lot of work, which shouldn’t surprise anybody because that’s who he is,” manager Mike Matheny told Fox Sports. “He looks smooth, he doesn’t look uncomfortable and that’s just the result of hard work. … A lot of things yet to be seen but so far he looks great.”

tuation is resolved soon.The Serbian is out of con

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FOXSports.com reports that the a scan on his injured calf.The Reds booked their place in the Champions League final after they overturned a 3-0 deficit against Barcelona at Anfield on Tuesday night. Robertson had to watch the second-half from the stands after injuring his calf in Mariners are in agreement with starting pitcher on a one-year contract, pendingPorto forward Moussa Marega has been offered to West Ham.Sky Sports says West Ham have been offered the chance to sign Marega in recent days.Marega has a €30m release clause and wants to move to the Premier League.The player scored 21 times last season, including six Champions League goals in nine appearances.The Hammers were in talks to sign Marega last summer. a physical. Saunders split last season between the Diamondbacks and Orioles, going 9-13 with a 4.07 ERA and a 1.34 WHIP. Saunders also went 1-0 with a 1.59 ERA in two playoKlopp confirmed his release this week.Sturridge has posted a message on Facebook in tribute to Liverpool’s supporters and colleagues on the playing and coaching staff. “What can I say… It’s been one hell of a ride at this beautiful club,” he said. ff starts with the Orioles.

Headley’s $10.3 million is tops as arbitration numbers are exchanged

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sees himself as a or a spell on the sidelines with a hip injury. The club have not provided a timeline for Maguire’s return. Maguire missed Tuesday’s Carabao Cup semi-final first leg loss to Manchester City.Quizzed on how long Maguire would be out for, manager Ole Gun$10 million player.The think the right number is closer to $7 million.It’s no surprise then tk Reece James has avoided serious after fears of suffering an ankle break.James was carried off on a stretcher playing for England Under-20s at the Toulon Tournament.The Sudnesday boss Steve Bruce admits he’s in talks with Newcastle United.An angry Wednesday fan confronted Bruce on the touchline during his side’s 3-1 friendly win against Lincoln at Sincil Bank on Saturday.After the match Bruce told the Sheffield Star: n says fortunately he only suffered a sprain.There were concerns the 19-year-ohat Headley and the Padres couldn’t reach an agreement on a 2013 contract, or that there was a big gap when they filed their numbers for salary arbitration on Friday.Headley filed at $10.3 million, according to figures obtained by CBSSports.com. The Padres countered at $7.075 million. If the two sides still can’t reach an agreement, an arbitrator will decide between the two numbers.All the numbers exchanged Friday:

, : player $3 million, team $2.3 million

, : player $1.1 million, team $750,000

, : player $3.4 million, team $2.4 million

, : player $5.8 million, team $4.75 million

, Red Sox: player $2.375 million, team $2.325 million

, : player $4.7 million, team $3.65 million

, : player $2.6 million, team $1.7 million

, Reds: player $8 million, team $6.75 million

, : player $3.7 million, team $2.825 million

, Rockies: player $5.15 million, team $4.25 million

, : player $3.75 million, team $2.4 million

, Padres: player $3.75 million, team $2.875 million

, : player $8.25 million, team $5.7 million

Chase Headley, Padres: player $10.3 million, team $7.075 million

, Reds: player $1.65 million, team $1.05 million

, Rockies: player $1 million, team $800,000

, Angels: player $1.4 million, team $975,000

, Orioles: player $7.1 million, team $5.7 million

, : player $1.2 million, team $750,000

, Reds: player $4.7 million, team $4.15 million

, Reds: player $3.5 million, team $2.65 million

, : player $3.4 million, team $2.65 million

, Cardinals: player $5.5 million, team $4.5 million

, Mets: player $3.4 million, team $2.55 million

, : player $6.5 million, team $5.05 million

, Orioles: player $3.2 million, team $1.8 million

, : player $2.7 million, team $2.1 million

, Diamondbacks: player $2.8 million, team $1.8 million

, : player $7.05 million, team $6.65 million

, Padres: player $5.55 million, team $4.905 million

, : player $3.55 million, team $2.85 million

, Giants: player $4.5 million, team $2.675 million

, Cardinals: player $1.3 million, team $900,000

, : player $7.4 million, team $6.05 million

, Reds: player $1.05 million, team $750,000

, Pirates: player $3.6 million, team $3 million

, : player $5.8 million, team $4.6 million

MLB execs: Zack Greinke is headed for a record payday for right-handed pitchers

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Baseball executives see star free-agent right-hander landing a deal for at least six years and perhaps as much as $25 million a year, which could bring Greinke’s total haul to $150 million.

The presence of both teams in the bidding is likely to benefit Greinke, who should easily set a record for pay for a right-handed pitcher.

star set the record for salary for right-handers when he signed in spring training for $112.5 million over five years, an extension that took him to $127.5 million over six years. left-hander has the per-season record salary on a multiyear deal at $24 million, while fellow lefty of the has the record contract for a pitcher, at $161 million over seven years.

While Greinke isn’t quite as accomplished as Cole Hamels, who signed during last season for $144 million over six years, a case could be made that Hamels r being knocked back in their approach for Celta Vigo’s Maxi Gomez; West Ham are close to signing Eintracht Frankfurt striker Sebastien Haller for £45 million. That’s according to Yahoo Sport.Haller was a big part of an electric attack, combining wimight have gotten even a bit more than that had he chosen to test the free-agent market rather than re-sign with his old team.

Theday’s clash at Manchester United.Klopp has warned Mohamed Salah – searching for his first goal against Manchester United – to beware of “old-school” challenges as Liverpool head to their big rivals desperate to keep their 100 per cent winning P Dodgers also are said to like , but he has been asking teams for at least $90 million over six seasons, so he’s not inexpensive either. They might also look at , as well. However, Dodgers people have begun asking around about Greinke, Danny Knobler reported, and their presence in talks only benefits Greinke, who went 15-5 with a 3.48 ERA for the and Angels.

Angels people have seen the Dodgers as their biggest threat.

The Angels want to re-sign Greinke, and they set thstal Palace boss Roy Hodgson has admitted frustration over their winter market campaign.Hodgson says he wanted Palace to do more business in the January transfer window, with Cenk Tosun their only senior signing and the Eagles on a run of one win froemselves up for that possibility by trading and letting go. The Angels suggested last winter that they wouldn’t pay a starting pitcher more than ace ‘s $85 million, five-year deal, but such a stance would be a major impediment to any Greinke deal, and an Angels person suggested that they will consider that strategy on a “case-by-case” basis.

The , a main Angels rival, loom as another threat in the Greinke market, and so might the , who have long coveted Greinke (they offered him $100 million two years ago as part of a possible trade deal, before he chose the Brewers). Asked at the GM meetings about Greinke, Nationals GM Mike Rizzo said, “What’s not to like?”

About the only big-market team looking to sign a pitcher to a multiyear deal that appears to be shying away from Greinke is the .

Greinke’s other two previous teams, the and Brewers, would love to have him back. But in a bidding situation with at least the two L.A. teams, their chances seem quite remote. They certainly aren’t about to pay anyone $150 million.

Nick Markakis has broken thumb, out six weeks

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right fielder has a broken left thumb and will be out of action for about six weeks, the Oriolesites. The Guinea international has struggled to tie down a place in Klopp’s XI since joining in the summer of 2018.But Keita has nothing but respect for the way Klopp deals with his players.”I don’t think he has any particular favourites or he has pi announced Saturday night.

Markakis immediately left Saturday night’s game against the after being struck by an errant fastball in the bottom of the fifth inning.

The pitch appeared to hit Markakis in the area of his left thumb. He immediately jogged toward the Orioles dugout to meet with the club’s athletic trainer, and it didn’t take long before Markakis was sent down to the clubhouse.

replaced Markakis in the lineup.

A few innings later, Markakis appeared in the dugout with either a heavy wrap or soft cast around his thumb. Orioles manager Buck Showalter was shown on the Orioles’ broadcast hugging Markakis, as if to console him, so it was rather obvious the news was bad.

Markakis, 28, is hitting .298/.363/.471 with 13 houbstitution incident in the Carabao Cup final last season.Former Blues boss Maurizio Sarri attempted to substitute the Spaniard after it seemed he had suffered an injury, with Willy Caballero ready to come on.But Kepa refused to come off and Chelsea mers, s victory over Barcelona this week has cost them £5 MILLION!The Mirror says a clause in Philippe Coutinho’s arrangement in January 2018 stated that the Reds would be owed the fee should the Spanish giants win the Champions League this season. The Pr54 RBI and 59 runs in 471 plate appearances this season. He missed several weeks in the first half after having surgery to remove a broken hamate bone in his right wrist.

Missing six weeks could end Markakis’ season, unless the Orioles make the World Series and he recovers on — or ahead of — schedule.

The news comes on the same night when the Orioles won and pulled into a first-place tie with the Yankees.

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Michael Pineda arrested for DUI in Florida

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Injured Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda has been arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol in Tampa, Fla. early Monday morning, . From the report:

Pineda, 23, “had a fixed gaze and his eyes were bloodsdhoven fullback Angelino.De Telegraaf says City will sign their former left-back soon.Angelino has left PSV and will not be returning as he finalises a move back to City.PSV signed Angelino last summer for €5.5m and now face losing the young Spaniahot, watery and glassy,” a Tampa police officer wrote after pulling the 23-year-old hurler over at 2:35 a.m. on North Dale Mabry Highway.”I could smell a distinct odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from his breath, and his speech was slurred,” the cop wrote about Pineda.

The Post also notes that Pineda’s blood-alcohol level was .128 and .125 in two separate tests. Pineda was released on a $500 bond around noon Monday.

Pineda is out for the entire 2012 season as he’s rehabbing from shoulder surgery. He came over to the Yankees in a trade on January 23 with Jose Campos in exchange for Jesus Montero and Hector Noesi.

Last season, for Seattle, the 6-foot-7 Pineda was 9-10 with a 3.74 ERA, 1.10 WHIP offload Olivier Giroud this month, with Inter Milan chasing the Frenchman. An according to La Gazzetta dello Sport, if Giroud moves to link up with Antonio Conte again, Chelsea may bid for Piatek.Milan are reportedly demanding £25m for the forward,and 173 strikeouts in 1g to Okdiario’s chief pundit Eduardo Inda, when speaking on El Chiringuito.With United demanding €180m to sell Pogba, Inda says the Frenchman has made it clear he wants to see the transfer happen.”Pogba has told his relatives that he will do everyt71 innings pitched. He rode a hot start (6-2, 2.16 in his first nine starts) to an All-Star Game trip, but faded down the stretch a bit. Still, he’s only 23 years old and has tons of promise.

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li Gigli is yet to be won over by coach Maurizio S

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Rays shortsord.The plane flew over the ground just moments before kick-off against Chelsea as fans continue to voice their displeasure at the way the club is being run from the top.It comes weeks after they released a defiant open letter directed at the Glazer top prospect has been a much better offensive contributor for Double-A Montgomery in the se to his natural game.James has impressed since his summer arrival from Swansea City.He told manutd.com: ““I think you have to. Most people told me when I signed here: ‘Just be yourself, otherwise there’s no point. You’re here for a reason’. So I wocond half. Lee hit just .243 in 67 first-half games, but he is batting .331 with a .392 on-base percentage, .444 slugging percentage and .836 OPS in 30 second-half games. He also has five triples, five doubles, 12 stolen bases, 14 RBI and 22 runs after the Double-A All-Star ved their win on Saturday.Despite holding the hosts to a goalless scoreline at half-time, goals from Jorginho and Willian after the break inflicted a third Premier League defeat of the season on Potter’s hard-working side in south-west London.He saidbreak.

3 to Watch: The ‘Difference makers?’ edition

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will join the on Monday.

Will he make a difference?Chase Utley may join the Wednesday.Will he make a difference?Trevor Bauer is expected to make his big-league debut for the on Thursday.Will he make a difference?

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It’s a big week for debuts, and that doesn’t even include the possibility that the call up Anthony Rizzo on Tuesday, as some have speculated. Of course, that’s the Cubs, and we know he can’t make a difference this year.Youkilis could, even though his work this year for the suggested he’s not the same player he once was. Utley could, even though he’s not the same player he once was, either.And Bauer?In a season where two of the hottest stories in baseball have been 19-year-old and 20-year-old , perhaps the next big story will be the 21-ystoph Freund is happy for Erling Haaland over his move to Borussia Dortmund.Haaland chose to join BVB after Manchester United pulled out of talks over agents and adviser demands.Meanwhile, Freund said: “It is incredible how Erling grew up with us andear-old right-hander who would be the first player from the 2011 draft to reach the big leagues.

Bauer, who is 11-1 with a 2.23 ERA in two minor-league stops this year, would join a Diamondbacks team that has already made up more than half of what was once an 11 1/2-game deficit to the first-place in the National League West. The Diamondbacks swept the Cubs over the weekend to move to within 5 1/2 games of the Dodgers, the closest they’ve been since the first week of May.The Diamondbacks still haven’t said for sure that Bauer is starting on Thursday, but there’s plenty of evidence, and also The Diamondbacks need a starter to take the spot vacated when Joe Saunders was hurt, and they pulled Bauer after 2 2/3 innings on Sunday to set him up for the Wednesday game in Atlanta.Bauer has star potential, beyond just his ability on the mound ().But it’s hard to know if any rookie pitcher can impact the National League West race — just as it’s hard to know if Youkilis and Utley can put the White Sox and Phillies into the playoffs.The Youkilis deal made perfect sense for the White Sox, whose third baseman have had by far the worst offensive production in baseball. And while Youkilis wasn’t doing all that well with the Red Sox, there’s at least a chance that he’ll benefit from a move to a team that absolutely needs him and wants him.The White Sox moved back into first place in the American League Central on Sunday, so it would be silly to ask if they have a chance to win it. Of course they do.At the same time, the Sox are about to enter a difficult stretch of their schedule. Beginning with Thursday’s game at Yankee Stadium, they’ll play 17 of the next 20 games against the , , , Red Sox and .This is also a crucial point for the Phillies, whiring Unai Emery’s replacement.Emery was relieved of his duties on Friday morning following a run of seven games without a win. Freddie Ljungberg is currently in charge as interim manager.Kroenke said, “Our process is already underway. “It’s going tho were swept by the in a doubleheader on Sunday, to fall nine games behind the first-place .The Phillies have known for a while that they needclub returned to the top-flight after beating Derby in the Championship play-offs last month.”I think we just need to take it the same way we did last year,” McGinn said.”We took it on a week by week basis and ended up doing well. Obviously, by the sed to find a way to stay afloat while waiting for Utley, Ryan Howard and Roy Halladay to come back from the disabled list.At this point, they’re on the edge of not staying afloat. Already, the computers at coolstandings have reduced their chance at the playoffs to 7.6 percent (barely better than the ).Some will say that Utley, with his questionable knees, isn’t good enough anymore to make a difference. But his knees weren’t good last year, either, and his presence in the lineup was enough for the Phillies to go 66-37 in the games he played.If the Phillies were to win at that rate for the rest of this season, they’d end up with 97 wins.Is that realistic?It almost certainly isn’t, but it’s very realistic to think that Utley could make a difference.On to 3 to Watch: Here’s a White Sox question that could be more important than whether Youkilis will help them: Will stay healthy? He can be a dominating pitcher when he does, and his 2.74 ERA this year (and a 1.91 mark this month) show it. Peavy will be the starter in Youkilis’ debut, in starts for the Twins, who will wonder if his improved results (2.67 ERA in five starts since reentering the starting rotation) will cause someone to want to trade for him. Utley will join Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Tuesday, and he could then make his big-league season debut in If so, it’ll be a challenging first day back, with (2.19 ERA, .195 opponents batting average) starting for the Pirates. If there’s a concern about Bauer, it’s that his walk totals in the minor leagues have been high. So maybe it’ll help him to debut against an aggressive Atlanta team, in It’s an interesting game for the Braves, too, because they’ll see if can repeat his strong performance last Friday in Boston, in what was his first game back from the minor leagues.