I thought that if I didn’t get the guy out, I was going out, Colon said. So thanks that happened that he was out, so I could continue the game.
The big hits were a two-run triple by Elvis Andrus and a two-run double by Jurickson Profar. … Adrian Beltre had two hits, increasing his career total to 3,107 — the most among active players and three shy of Dave Winfield for 20th all-time.
The Dallas Mavericks have declined Dirk Nowitzki’s $5 million team option to create additional salary-cap space for their pursuit of free-agent center DeAndre Jordan, a source confirmed.
It was a mutual decision, with the Mavs planning to re-sign Nowitzki in July. If the Mavs use all of their cap space, they can utilize the cap-room exception of $4.4 million to re-sign Nowitzki, who has taken several discounts to help Dallas have flexibility to pursue other players during his career.
Jefferson, who currently plays for the Nuggets, wrote on his Snapchat story that he wants to end his friendship with James. Why? Because he doesn’t want to answer questions anymore about James’ future.
It is with great remorse that I am writing this. After many years as a peer and many years as friend and teammate I have decided to end my friendship with LeBron James, Jefferson wrote, via ESPN. I am saying this publicly so that the fans and media members can please stop asking me where he is going in free agency. I don’t know. My family doesn’t know and neither do my kids …
He went on to take a few jabs at both James and former teammate Channing Frye.
Truth be told I never liked the guy. He works too hard it makes the rest of us look bad, Jefferson added. He’s my son’s favorite player and I view that as a complete betrayal of how hard I’ve worked to put a roof over his head.