Last night it was J.A. Happ, felled by a line drive, bleeding from the ear – and yet out of the hospital within 16 hours.
Last year it was Brandon McCarthy, felled by a line drive, walking off under his own power and pronounced fit and then suddenly requiring especially dangerous brain surgery (and not utterly incidentally, still having not had one good start since).
Yesterday it was the 56th anniversary of the day it was Herb Score – who was thought to be on his way to the career Sandy Koufax wound up having – felled by a line drive. 38-20 with 547 strikeouts in his first 512 innings in the majors, 17-26 with 290 strikeouts in his agonizing last 346.
In 2011 it was Juan Nicasio and it was 2000 it was Bryce Florie and in 1994 it was Mike Wilson and in 1991 it was Wally Whitehurst…
QPR , Reading and Fa Cup winners Wigan has been relegated. It was not a shock for QPR and Reading to be relegated but after losing 4-1 against Arsenal yesterday Fa Cup winners Wigan has also been relegated. Wigan has become the first team to win the Fa Cup and get relegated to the Championship in the same season.
In other games Reading 0-2 Man City.
Today is a good day for PL football. Arsenal vs Wigan. If Arsenal wins they will still have a strong chance to qualify for Champions League. If Wigan loses the will get relegated. The other game is Reading vs Man City. City will be without Mancini.
Messi to miss the rest of his season but will return in time for Argentina’s World Cup qualifiers in early June.
Messi limped out of Barca’s 2-1 Primera Division win at Atletico Madrid on Sunday evening, having appeared to suffer a recurrence of the muscle problem that has limited his contribution to the blaugrana cause in recent months.
After the sacking of Roberto Mancini will Malaga’s coach Pellegrini be the next Manchester City coach? He seems like the first choice for Man City. Though I think the should not have sacked Mancini. He won the PL last year and the Fa Cup before that. Pellegrini or Mancini. Who do you prefer? Comment below.