Outside of Ben Zobrist , the only playoff experience their young lineup has is one playoff run, in 2015, when they lost in the NLCS to the New York Mets. But the second-half has been utter domination and the team hit the 100-win plateau last week for the first time since 1935. Not only is he nervous about losing again, oddly enough, he's even nervous about winning for the first time in his lifetime.
The 58-year-old spent his entire career coaching American clubs at all levels before being appointed manager of the national team in 2006. The world was soon taking notice, particularly at the 2009 Confederations Cup where the Americans ended then-European champion Spain's 35-match winning streak en route to the final.
The Reds have secured four consecutive Premier League victories to head into the worldwide break just two points behind Manchester City at the top of the table. "But we had a meeting on the Sunday and on the Monday they called my agent to make me an offer and they went to Newcastle to make the deal". We know how emotional he is.
Rashford was a surprise omission from Allardyce's first squad in August, dropping down to Southgate's Under-21s and scoring a brilliant hat-trick against Norway. "We can't just have one leader, we need a team of leaders. That needs to emerge before we head to Russian Federation [for the World Cup in 2018]". "Wayne bears a lot of burden for this team and I think the team has to pull together and step forward".
Toronto, Baltimore, Detroit and Seattle are battling for the two wild card spots. Porcello has put up excellent numbers in his second season in Boston and despite David Price signing a huge contract this offseason, Porcello has been the Sox' consistent ace in 2016.
The Giants clinch the second NL wild-card berth with a win over the Dodgers OR a Cardinals loss to the Pirates. Take a look at the past four years of Wild Card games: The road team has won six of the eight games. Jay Bruce went 3-for-4 with a home run and three RBI in the Mets' 5-1 victory over the Phillies on Friday night. In 30 starts, he had a 2.60 ERA and 218 strikeouts.