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Cubs’ Javier Baez-Addison Russell Poised to Join MLB’s Defensive Infield Elite

Day after day through an October (and early November) he and millions of Chicago Cubs fans will never forget, Joe Maddon wrote out lineups with Javier Baez at second base and Addison Russell at shortstop.

They were 22 (Russell) and 23 (Baez), and anyone watching could understand why they were out there. They made big plays, and they got big hits, and the only question worth asking was whether they were already one of the best double-play combinations in the game.

They were. They are. They will be…as long as Maddon keeps writing both their names on his lineup card.

After all, can they be the best DP combo in the game if they’re not even Maddon’s first-choice middle-infield pairing?

We’ll let Joe figure that one out, just as soon as he figures out how to play his two ultra-talented kids while also using Ben Zobrist and keeping a spot in the outfield open for Kyle Schwarber. As spring training began last week, Maddon told reporters he wasn’t sure Baez could become the full-time second baseman this year.

It’s all theory right now,” Maddon said, according to Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times. Of course, he’s going to play a lot. How it’s going to balance out, we’re not 100 percent sure yet.

It’s not a problem, but it is a challenge—the type of challenge the ever-creative Maddon embraces.

Just know that when it came to the most important games of the Cubs’ most important season in more than a century, Baez and Russell started every single one.

And just know that when scouts from other teams look at Baez and Russell, they love what they see.

Chance to be special very soon if not now,” one American League scout said. “Defense, power, baserunning, with improved hitting.

Other scouts wonder if Baez swings and misses too often to become a truly elite player. But he showed in the postseason, both offensively and defensively, that he already can be a game-changer.

Baez was the star of the Cubs’ Division Series win over the San Francisco Giants and the co-MVP (with Jon Lester) in their NLCS win over the Los Angeles Dodgers. Russell hit the huge Game 5 home run against the Dodgers, when both the game and the series were tied.

The country also learned what Cubs fans already knew: As a defensive pairing, Russell and Baez can be spectacular.

With Addison Russell and Javy Baez at short and second, you now have to drop everything every half-inning the Cubs are in the field, Steve Rosenbloom wrote in the Chicago Tribune last August. The middle of the Cubs infield plays defense as if it’s trying to hijack ‘Web Gems.’

They did—when they played together. Russell was the Cubs’ regular shortstop last season, with Baez as his backup. Baez played all over the place, starting at second base infrequently enough that he and Russell were the double-play combination for just 38 of the Cubs’ 162 regular-season games.

No matter how this spring plays out, they figure to play together much more regularly in 2017 and even more regularly in the years to come. They may not turn into the modern version of Alan Trammell and Lou Whitaker, but with their youth and skill, they could go on for a long time.

Even if they’re not the best now, they could be soon. And they might just be the best now.

The competition is strong. The Houston Astros feature Jose Altuve (third in American League MVP voting last year) and Carlos Correa (the 2015 Rookie of the Year). The Boston Red Sox have Dustin Pedroia (a four-time All-Star and an MVP) and Xander Bogaerts (a 2016 All-Star). The Cleveland Indians have Jason Kipnis and Francisco Lindor.

But Kipnis, who turns 30 in April, is more than six years older than Lindor. Pedroia is nine years older than Bogaerts, and Altuve is four years older than Correa.

Russell and Baez were born 13 months apart. They were first-round draft picks in consecutive years, although Russell was taken by the Oakland A’s. When the Cubs got him in the July 2014 trade for Jason Hammel and Jeff Samardzija, some thought it meant Baez was expendable and could be traded.

Instead, the Cubs kept both players, a decision that keeps looking better.

They might have the best double-play combination in baseball. But we may have to wait to see it every day.

                 

Danny Knobler covers Major League Baseball as a national columnist for Bleacher Report.

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Why do Spurs keep failing in Europe? Gent upset poses questions

BT Sport highlight: Spurs crash out of the round of 32 after conceding twice at home and going down to ten men after Dele Alli was sent off. The FC crew pinpoint the issues that plagued Tottenham against Gent as they crashed out of another European competition. KAA Gent head coach Hein Vanhaezebrouck has said that he didn't get the impression that Tottenham underestimated his side. Spurs crash out of the round of 32 after conceding twice at home and going down to ten men after Dele Alli was sent off. LONDON — Tottenham exited Europe in the still-unfamiliar setting of Wembley on Thursday night but there was nothing unfamiliar about the sense of disappointment that followed the 2-2 draw with Gent. Spurs have competed in Europe in all but one year since 2006, with the exception of 2009-10, but they have only made a lasting impression in their unexpected run to the Champions League quarterfinals in 2010-11. In the UEFA Cup/Europa League, they have rarely looked as motivated or as capable as in…

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Fantasy Football: Tyreek Hill headed for expanded Year 2 role in Kansas City

Chiefs coach Andy Reid said second-year receiver Tyreek Hill could be headed for more work in 2017 after his explosive rookie season. Jamey Eisenberg looks at Hill’s Fantasy outlook for 2017.

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Perth International 2017: Leaderboard Scores, Prize-Money Payouts

Brett Rumford capped off a memorable week at the ISPS Handa World Super 6 Perth on Sunday, as he beat the 17-year-old Phachara Khongwatmai in the competition final 2 & 1 to clinch the title.

In a unique bracket setup, the two men progressed to the last stage, which was played over six holes in a matchplay format, by winning their respective matches throughout the day. The Australian proved to be too strong for his young opponent, securing his first victory in almost four years.

Rumford had cemented his status as the top seed for the knockout stage by finishing top of the leaderboard after three days with a score of 17-under par, five shots clear of the rest of the field. 

The European Tour Twitter account provided the bracket for Sunday’s play:

On Saturday, the organisation outlined the rules behind this original format to determine a winner:

For full scoring details visit the European Tour website

 

Sunday Recap

The last day of a European Tour event always produces a fair share of thrills and spills. But in Perth, Australia, those watching were treated to a fascinating Sunday.

The knockout format meant that irrespective of their total over the first three days, all 24 men who qualified for the playoff stage had a chance of winning, with their scores wiped.

That was unfortunate for Rumford, who had played magnificently over the first three days at the Lake Karrinyup Country Club. However, by topping the standings, h’’d at least secured the best spot in the bracket. 

It was clear from his first match, against Hideto Tanihara, he’d lost none of his touch, moving into the quarter-finals with a 2 & 1 triumph and then past Wade Ormsby into the semis. Producing shots like this, he was looking in ominous form:

Elsewhere, there were some class players looking to make their presence felt on the final day, including former Open champion Louis Oosthuizen, who moved into the quarters after a shootout win over Johannes Veerman.

However, the South African was beaten by Australian Adam Bland in a thrilling quarter-final; Rumford then got the better of his compatriot to move into the final, winning on the last hole.

A big story was developing on the other side of the draw, though, as Khongwatmai was tearing up the course. As we can see here, the teenager surged into the final in some style:

Per the Asian Tour Twitter feed, the 17-year-old revealed things could have been different for him, with another sport on the agenda:

But with a first European Tour title in his sights, there was little doubt he’d made the correct decision.

Rumford was naturally the more assured early in the final and moved ahead after winning the first hole. However, a loose tee shot from the top seed gave Khongwatmai a chance to level, which he seized.

After a tense third hole was shared, Rumford produced a stunning show of touch at the next to set up another chance to go back in front with two holes to play. After another magnificent approach to the fifth, he built up an insurmountable lead and clinched the title in the process.

Here’s a look at the incredible finish Rumford produced to confirm the win and €210,255 (£179,800) in prize money:

Although traditionalists won’t be huge fans of the knockout format, the best man won at the end of four days.

Rumford was imperious in Perth and showcased superb versatility to adapt on the final day. His ability to produce clutch moments under pressure proved the difference between himself and Khongwatmai, who is a player to look out for based on this evidence.

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Chelsea vs. Swansea City: Team News, Preview, Live Stream and TV Info

Chelsea have an excellent chance to increase their eight-point lead at the top of the Premier League when they host relegation-threatened Swansea City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

The Swans have revived their fortunes somewhat since Paul Clement took over as manager, winning at Liverpool and beating champions Leicester City recently. However, Clement’s men will be facing a dominant Chelsea side set to be close to full strength following FA Cup duty.

If there’s one concern for Blues manager Antonio Conte, it will be the possibility of being without goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, who is struggling with illness. Yet Conte will still be eager for Chelsea to take full advantage of many of their top-six rivals not being in action.

Manchester United face Southampton in the EFL Cup final, so their would-be opponents, Manchester City and Arsenal, won’t play in the league this week.

Here are the schedule and viewing details, followed by a preview and look at the team news:

 

Date: Saturday, February 25

Time: 3 p.m. GMT, 10 a.m. ET

TV Info: NBCSN, Sky Sports 1 (Soccer Saturday Updates)

Live Stream: NBC Sports App

 

Preview

Courtois is said to be suffering from a “severe stomach bug,” according to Jack Staplehurst of the Daily Express. Staplehurst noted how the illness forced Courtois to withdraw late from an appearance on French television, something said to have angered presenters on Telefoot.

However, Conte is still hopeful Courtois will be well enough to feature on Saturday, per Steve Goodman of The Sun. If not, Asmir Begovic will deputise for the Belgian stopper.

Fortunately for Chelsea, former Portsmouth and Stoke City man Begovic is a highly capable goalkeeper in his own right. In fact, the 29-year-old would almost certainly start for most other teams in England’s top flight.

Aside from the situation between the sticks, Conte is also expected to make numerous changes to the team that was recently victorious over Wolverhampton Wanderers in the FA Cup. If there’s one more notable doubt, it concerns the status of centre-back David Luiz.

The Brazilian is said to be struggling with a knee problem, per Metro‘s Evan Bartlett, but Conte thinks Luiz will be fit to start. Chelsea are well-stocked defensively if Luiz misses out, but it would mean giving a youngster such as Kurt Zouma or Nathan Ake a chance in the league.

Swansea’s hopes of testing a potentially weakened Chelsea back line could be hit by their own injury woes. In particular, the Swans are sure to miss the vision and passing quality of Ki Sung-Yueng.

The ex-Celtic playmaker is out, according to Tom Doyle of the London Evening Standard, but veteran Leon Britton could make his return from a back problem. Even at 34, Britton can still pass and move between the lines to help Swansea control possession.

City have the weaponry to cause Chelsea some worries at the back, particularly with Gylfi Sigurdsson and Fernando Llorente bossing things up front. However, the Blues’ armoury should again prove decisive, with striker Diego Costa and winger Eden Hazard sure to punish the side in 15th place.

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Leicester City chairman asks fans to respect Claudio Ranieri decision

Relive Claudio Ranieri's best moments during his unforgettable season that saw Leicester City crowned league champions. The FC crew and Steve Nicol's grandson respond to your tweets about Leicester's decision to sack Claudio Ranieri. Gab Marcotti, Alejandro Moreno and Steve Nicol share their differing points of view on Claudio Ranieri's sacking. Steve Nicol says too much has gone wrong for Leicester this season for Claudio Ranieri to continue as manager. Leicester chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha has urged angry fans to respect the decision to sack title-winning manager Claudio Ranieri, hinting at serious problems behind the scenes. Srivaddhanaprabha, a Thai businessman, claimed Leicester had "millions" of things to sort out in order to survive and said they were in crisis. In a statement on his private Instagram account, published by BBC Leicester Sport, he said he had Leicester's best interests at heart and would "never let the club down."

Source: http://www.espnfc.com/story/3067812/leicester-city-chairman-asks-fans-to-respect-claudio-ranieri-decision

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