we should have played him. So Im making those personnel decisions, from wangzonghui's blog

CLEVELAND -- David Ortiz bid farewell to Progressive Field with a game-changing home run Monday. Eddie Yarbrough Jersey .Ortiz hit a go-ahead, two-run drive in a three-run sixth inning, and the Boston Red Sox defeated the Cleveland Indians 3-2 to extend their winning streak to four.Ortizs 27th home run this season, the 530th of his big league career, overcame a 1-0 deficit. Ortiz homered in all three games the Red Sox played in Cleveland in his final season.I always love hitting in this park, he said. Who doesnt? Its a really good hitting ballpark.Ortizs drive came off Josh Tomlin (11-6), who has given up a major league-leading 29 home runs this season.Asked whether he was glad Ortiz was retiring, Tomlin said, I am now, yeah. Hes an unbelievable hitter and he made me pay.The game was a makeup of an April 7 postponement caused by snow and cold. Ortiz also homered on April 5 and 6.Boston is starting an 11-game trip to four cities. Manager John Farrell never considered resting his 40-year-old slugger.He doesnt cease to amaze, Farrell said. By no means was there any plan for him not to be in todays lineup.Jackie Bradley Jr. also homered off Tomlin in the sixth.Drew Pomeranz (1-2) allowed two runs and five hits in 7 2/3 innings to win for the first time since he was acquired from San Diego on July 14. He had been 0-2 in five starts for the Red Sox.Selected by Cleveland with the fifth overall pick in the 2011 amateur draft, Pomeranz gave up Rajai Davis leadoff homer in the fourth and RBI double in the eighth.Francisco Lindor doubled against Craig Kimbrel leading off the ninth and Mike Napoli walked. Carlos Santana and pinch-hitter Jason Kipnis struck out, and Abraham Almonte hit a drive to right that hooked foul before he popped out. Kimbrel got his 20th save in 22 chances.Tomlin lost his third straight outing and for the fifth time in seven decisions after a 9-1 start, allowing three runs and seven hits in 7 2/3 innings. AL Central-leading Cleveland had won its previous four games.This was a good win, Farrell said. They pushed us, obviously, but Kimbrel was able to get the last one.Boston trails AL East-leading Toronto by 1 1/2 games in the AL East and leads for the leagues second wild card.Every win matters, Ortiz said.PAPI FAREWELLOrtiz was given a loud ovation during each at-bat. He lined out in the first, bounced into a double play in the fourth and singled in the eighth. Ortiz took off on a 3-1 count to Betts and would have had a clean steal of second, but the pitch was ball four.Before the game, Cleveland presented a check for $10,000 in Ortizs name to a local recreation center.TRAINERS ROOMRed Sox: RHP Steven Wright (strained right shoulder) was placed on the 15-day disabled list.Indians: RHP Danny Salazar (sore right shoulder) is scheduled to start Thursday against the White Sox. He hasnt pitched since Aug. 1.UP NEXTRed Sox: LHP Eduardo Rodriguez (2-5) is to start Tuesday in the opener of a two-game set in Baltimore.Indians: RHP Corey Kluber (12-8) is to take the mound in the start of a three-game series against the Chicago White Sox. Stephen Hauschka Jersey . LOUIS -- St. Richie Incognito Jersey .4 million title. Ryan Riess emerged with the title after a session in which he started behind, but used expert skill to gather the chips to his side amid the unpredictability of no-limit Texas Hold em. Riess put his final opponent Jay Farber all-in with an Ace-King. http://www.officialauthenticbillsshop.com/authentic-leonard-johnson-jersey.html . -- The proud fathers huddled near the Dallas Stars dressing room, smiling, laughing and telling stories while wearing replica green sweaters of their sons team. SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Notre Dames new defensive philosophy is to do less with more.After three seasons using a complicated scheme that depended heavily on a core of players under defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder, coach Brian Kelly has changed things up after firing his long-time friend. He has simplified the defense, requiring fewer play call changes. He also gave more players opportunities to get on the field in a 50-33 victory win over Syracuse, a game where the Irish held the Orange to six points in the second half.That might not seem like a major improvement, but for a team with the nations 106th-rated defense that is giving up 461 yards and 33.4 points per game, any sign of progress is welcome. The next challenge for the struggling Irish (2-3) is a game Saturday at North Carolina State (3-1), which has the nations 21st- rated offense at 505 yards a game.The Irish have allowed six straight teams from Power Five conferences to score at least 30 points and the Wolfpack is averaging 40. Irish players are confident that the new simpler scheme, using more players and the enthusiasm brought by new defensive coordinator Greg Hudson will lead to better play.We knew we had to change something, because obviously what we were doing wasnt working, defensive end Isaac Rochell said.With Kelly making the decisions on defense, the Irish reverted to using more three-man fronts -- the style they used before VanGorder arrived with his 4-3 scheme -- and defensive backs played more conservatively. Irish players said they were able to play faster because the scheme was simpler.I would say itts not overly basic, but its not overly complicated, Rochell said. Jordan Poyer Jersey. Defensive end Jay Hayes said players felt comfortable.So guys were playing loose, playing free, running around with a lot of energy, he said.The Irish used five freshmen defensive backs against Syracuse and had four of them on the field at the same time. The Irish have played 13 freshmen already this season, the most ever in Kellys seven seasons as Irish coach.Kelly had said last week that he couldnt take a player who hadnt played in game yet and suddenly put them in for 70 plays. But he came close with freshman cornerback Troy Pride Jr., who was on the field for about 60 plays after not playing previously.I wanted to play him, and I thought we should have played him. So Im making those personnel decisions, Kelly said. We played him a little too much, quite frankly.Irish players said playing fewer plays as they rotated in and out allowed them to play with more energy.Its great for us. If we wouldnt have rotated, I would have played 90-plus plays. Its counter-productive. So its great. I love the rotation, Rochell said.Kelly believes the way the Irish played in the second half against Syracuse built confidence.I think that there was that sense of, this is going to work out pretty good. So I think there is a bigger trust and understanding and knowing that go were going to be in pretty good shape defensively, he said.Its been a while since the Irish have been able to say that. Wholesale Authentic JerseysWholesale NFL JerseysCheap NFL Jerseys AuthenticCheap Jerseys 2018Cheap Nike NFL JerseysWholesale Jerseys 2020Jerseys From China ' ' '

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