An Argentina side reeling from the shock suspension of captain Lionel Messi crashed to a 2-0 defeat against Bolivia on Tuesday, dealing a fresh blow to their 2018 World Cup qualification campaign. Valdano thinks Argentina fans should now be anxious about making it to Russian Federation with Edgardo Bauza's men sitting outside the four automatic qualification spots, with Messi only available for their final qualifier against Ecuador.
The Brazilian national team for today has excellent performers. That win marked a new record for Brazil in qualifiers, surpassing the six straight victories recorded by the fabled Pele-led team who went on to win the 1970 World Cup. The Selecao could actually qualify for Russian Federation with victory over Paraguay , should Ecuador and Chile both fail to win their respective matches .
One concern is that the Mets want to limit Wheeler's innings count this season. Matz, who underwent Tommy John surgery early in his professional career, had bone spurs removed from the elbow last fall. 4 starter, ending more than two full years of exile following Tommy John surgery. He made 32 starts (185 1/3 innings) with a 3.54 ERA and 187/79 K/BB ratio in 2014.
He was well supported by Suranga Lakmal (2-38), Dilruwan Perera (2-47) and Seekkuge Prasanna (2-33). Bangladesh did a commendable job in the field to restrict the home side to a reachable score after an initial hammering by openers Danushka Gunathilaka and Upul Tharanga.
The two singles were his first hits. Maeda struck out five and walked one on 60 pitches. Dodgers: Shortstop Corey Seager , who had been out with an oblique injury, rejoined the team from camp and started. The only major blemish for Kershaw was a solo home run by Ryan Schimpf in the top of the seventh. Angels: RHP Ricky Nolasco is scheduled to start for the Angels on opening day in Oakland on Monday.
Schweinsteiger played the full 90 minutes on his home debut. Bastian Schweinsteiger, Chicago FC: The German was absolutely sensational in his MLS debut, scoring the opening goal, routinely playing teammates into risky scoring positions, and generally showing his class in central midfield.