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Adidas Superstar Nere Uomo/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> . -- Albert Pujols, even at 36 years old, is still an RBI machine for the Los Angeles Angels.Pujols drove in four runs, Hector Santiago won his fifth consecutive start and the Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 6-2 on Monday night.Pujols drove in two with a bases-loaded single during a four-run first, then added RBI singles in the seventh and ninth innings. He leads the majors with 26 RBI in July, including 16 in his past eight games, and he has 76 this season despite a .254 average.Part of that is from hitting behind Mike Trout, Yunel Escobar and Kole Calhoun, all of whom entered Monday ranked among the top 40 major leaguers in on-base percentage.Any time youre hitting behind Mike, youre going to get your opportunities, Angels manager Mike Scioscia said. This year, what Yunel and Kole have done has really paid off for Mike and Albert. Albert is a terrific RBI guy. He drove them in tonight.Albert makes adjustments better than any hitter Ive ever seen. There are little adjustments he makes. He knows what hes doing in the batters box when there are guys in scoring position. Today he used the middle of the field and right field. He did a great job.The Angels batted around in the first, which also included Daniel Navas sacrifice fly and Carlos Perezs RBI infield single with two outs.Santiago (9-4) is 5-0 with a 1.48 ERA in July. He held the Royals to two runs on five hits with four walks and five strikeouts.Salvador Perez hit a two-run homer in the fourth for the only Royals runs. It was the sixth straight game the Royals have scored four or fewer runs.The Royals loaded the bases with two outs in the fifth but failed to score when Santiago struck out Kendrys Morales on three pitches.Ian Kennedy (6-9), who did not give up a home run for the first time in 10 starts, is 0-3 in five starts since a victory June 26. He allowed four runs on six hits, three walks and a hit batter in five-plus innings.The Royals did not have a baserunner against four relievers. Cam Bedrosian struck out Eric Hosmer, Morales and Perez on 13 pitches in the eighth inning. Bedrosian has not permitted a run in his past 22 games, covering 20 2/3 innings.The Royals have lost 14 of 20 July games to fall two games below .500.They still have confidence they can compete for a playoff spot and so do I, Royals manager Ned Yost said.DAVIS TRADE POSSIBLEWith the Yankees dealing closer Aroldis Chapman to the Cubs, several contending clubs have reportedly talked to the Royals about the availability of Wade Davis, who has 21 saves in 23 chances with a 1.10 ERA. Davis is under contract through the 2017 season.I wouldnt classify or characterize any player as untouchable, Royals manager Dayton Moore said. I never have. We always evaluate somebodys level of interest and what their level of interest may mean to the improvement of our team as far as players that they would be willing to part with. Thats what you do. Thats what we continually do especially this time of year.Whether we make a move or not, we are evaluating the landscape, which potentially puts us in a better position this offseason to improve our roster.TRAINERS ROOMAngels: RHP Nick Tropeano, who has been diagnosed with a medium to high grade UCL right elbow tear, traveled to New York for a second opinion from Dr. David Altchek. ... Angels RHP Joe Smith was unavailable because of tightness in his back.Royals: OF Lorenzo Cain (left hamstring strain) will begin a rehab assignment Friday with Triple-A Omaha.UP NEXTAngels: LHP Tyler Skaggs, who has not thrown in the majors since July 31, 2014 after elbow surgery and shoulder tendinitis, will start Tuesday. In his past two starts with Triple-A Salt Lake, he allowed no runs and two hits while striking out 26 in 12 2/3 innings.Royals: RHP Dillon Gee makes his first start against the Angels since April 11, 2014 while with the Mets. Adidas Superstar Bianche e Rosse/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> . And when it opened, every player was at his stall. Thats a sure sign that a team is in a slump and is searching for answers. "Its embarrassing to be at home and play the way we did," said defenceman Josh Gorges. Nike Air Max 2017 Uomo/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> . One game after a miserable showing in Oklahoma City, Gay tied a career high with 41 points and the Sacramento Kings cruised to a 114-97 victory at the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday night.http://www.scontionlinescarpeoutlet.it/adidas-superstar-bianche/adidas-superstar-bianche-e-rosa.html/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> . - Oakland Raiders running back Rashad Jennings was speaking to a group of local high school students earlier this week when the conversation turned to the importance of being prepared when opportunities in life arise. 9.5Misbah-ul-Haq (352 runs at 58.66)Must be now acknowledged as Pakistans greatest Test captain. He successfully masterminded yet another series victory over England in the UAE and in Sharjah he completed 20 wins as captain, becoming the third most successful captain from the subcontinent after MS Dhoni (27) and Sourav Ganguly (21). His proactive captaincy and his substantial contribution of 352 runs at 58.66 reasserted the calming influence that has helped Pakistan climb to No. 2 in the world despite all the challenges thrown at him.9Yasir Shah (15 wickets at 21.53)After missing the first Test with a back injury he had the impact everyone expected as he claimed 15 wickets in Dubai and Sharjah to earn the Man of the Series award. The pressure of expectation did not appear to burden him although occasionally he could become a little rushed, something Shane Warne spoke to him about. England defended him solidly for long periods, but Yasir claimed key wickets - including Alastair Cook three times - and produced a magic delivery to remove Samit Patel in Sharjah. Only Charlie Turner, the Australian seamer who played in the late 1800s, has more than Yasirs 76 wickets after 12 Tests.8Younis Khan (302 runs at 50.33)A record-breaking series for Younis as he surpassed Javed Miandads Pakistan run-tally, crossed 9000 runs and set his sights on 10,000 before he calls it a day. Did not produce a defining first innings, but his 118 in Dubai ensured no way back for England. His rash shot off Adil Rashid sparked Pakistans Abu Dhabi collapse and reiterated how important he remains to this line-up. Despite his age, the reflexes at slip have not been dimmed.Asad Shafiq (326 runs at 54.33)The investment in Shafiq has started to bring substantial results. He displayed tremendous composure in Abu Dhabi with an stylish century and his 83 in Dubai was vital after Pakistans first innings had been in the balance. He now has eight hundreds batting at No. 6, equalling the most centuries in that position alongside Garry Sobers.7Mohammad Hafeez (380 runs at 63.33)At a time when he is unable to bowl due to a suspect action, Hafeez imposed himself as a batsman and finished as Pakistans leading run-scorer. He benefitted from Englands fielding lapses - dropped on 7 in Abu Dhabi on his way to 98 and given a life on 97 in Sharjah - but made sure he took advantage. Still manages to lose concentration too often, but is as solid an option at the top as Pakistan have.Wahab Riaz (eight wickets at 43.37)On the face of it, an average above 40 would indicate an underwhelming series, but he produced one of the most incisive spells when he ripped through Englands middle order on the third morning in Dubai with a nine-over burst which defied conditions and was thoroughly deserving of his Man of the Match award. Waqar Younis, a hard coach to please, had been underwhelmed by a seemingly impressive burst in Abu Dhabi and made a few small technical adjustments to Wahab. Those efforts in Dubai appeared to have taken a fair amount of hhim and he was a little less impressive in Sharjah. Adidas NMD XR1 - Donna Scarpe Tutte Rosa/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal">. 6Zulfiqar Babar (nine wickets at 45.44)A workhorse for Misbah and his toil was rewarded with nine wickets and a economy which kept England quiet. His value in the second innings was on display in Dubai and Sharjah and he suffered more than most from missed chances.Imran Khan (six wickets at 24.66)Overall, the best figures of Pakistans quicks with six wickets in two Tests at 24.66 before he suffered a hand injury. Like Rahat he can often be overlooked because of the more eye-catching efforts of Wahab and Yasir, but he never let his captain down. His stamina and control will keep him around the Test squad and he should be a threat in England next year (where he might score his first Test run).5Shoaib Malik (292 runs at 48.66, 11 wickets at 20.72)A surprise recall to the Test side after five years was curtailed with a surprise retirement announcement midway through the Sharjah Test. His career-best 245 in Abu Dhabi was a remarkable comeback story, but that was followed by 0, 7, 2, 38, 0. However, in what became his final Test his claimed a career-best match haul of seven wickets to ensure a fluctuating Test career ended on a high.Sarfraz Ahmed (139 runs at 27.80)A strange series for the wicketkeeper-batsman, who hadnt missed making at least a half-century in a series since 2013, but ended up with a highest score of 39. He scored 139 in six innings at 27.80, his lowest return in the last two years as impetuosity got the better of him on occasions. Barring a couple of tight missed chances, he had a decent stint behind the stumps including two fabulous catches off Joe Root and James Taylor in Sharjah.Rahat Ali (four wickets at 39.25)A skilful bowler who has considerable ability with the old ball, though remains underrated. His figures were underwhelming, but one of his appearances was on the flattest of pitches in Abu Dhabi. On his return in Sharjah he produced some telling spells of reverse swing, claiming the key wicket of Root on the second day.4Azhar Ali (34 runs at 17.00)Due to a foot injury and then the death of a family member he missed the first two Tests and in the first innings in Sharjah his lack of recent batting showed. However, he helped form a crucial century opening stand in the second innings to wipe out Englands lead. He also held a stunning catch at short leg off Rashid to help ensure the lead did not swell to far. Would be fun to see more of his legspin.2Shan Masood (58 runs at 14.50)Became James Andersons bunny during the series as he fell four times to the England paceman, three times in single figures, but his 54 in the first innings in Dubai seized some early momentum and reminded of the talent which has Waqar rating him highly. Was left out to accommodate Azhars return, but Maliks retirement opens a spot for him to return. Was peppered at short leg and missed a few catches. Cheap NFL Jerseys/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> Cheap NFL Jerseys China/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> Cheap Jerseys From China/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> Wholesale Jerseys China/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> Cheap NFL Jerseys China/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> NFL Cheap Jerseys/>imsun; font-size:medium; line-height:normal"> ' ' '

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