The Angels acquired outfielder Justin Upton from Detroit and infielder Brandon Phillips from Atlanta on Thursday, adding two veterans with seven combined All-Star selections to their lineup.
The Angels are now only a game behind the Minnesota Twins for the second wild card spot in the American League.
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The 30-year-old Upton is having a strong season for the struggling Tigers, batting.279 with 28 homers and 94 RBIs.
Part of Upton's contract with the Tigers included a no-trade list that did not have the Angels on it but he has not given them any guarantees regarding whether or not he will exercise his opt-out clause following the season.
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At Alamo Square Park and elsewhere in the city, counterprotesters, who had shown out in large numbers, rallied and rejoiced. However, protesters with an anarchist group arrived at the park wearing masks and hoods that covered their faces.
Upton, who signed a 6-year, $132.75 million contract with the Tigers prior to the 2016 season, would still be owed $88.5 million over the next four seasons.
Upton, who started his career with the Diamondbacks, can opt out of his deal after the season, but reports indicate he has not guaranteed that he won't opt out.
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He also gets a negative 59% rating on his overall job approval - down from a 57% approval rating on August 17th. Lee, has been a move by cities and institutions across the country to remove or relocate Confederate monuments.
Still, it's an obvious need for the Angels. (If you didn't know, yes, you can make trades after July 31.) According to New York Post's Joel Sherman, the Angels will send RHP Grayson Long and either cash or a player to be named later to Detroit. Or it could help the Angels move past the Yankees in the final month of the season. Ahead of the midnight ET deadline to complete trades, Morosi is reporting the Tigers still could move Justin Verlander, Alex Wilson and Shane Greene. After the August 31 deadline, traded players can't participate in the postseason.
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The EU wants to settle Britain's so-called Brexit divorce bill before talks begin on the new trade relationship with the UK. The UK isn't taking Brexit very seriously , according to European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker .
Maduro says the USA is seeking to stifle oil exports through sanctions and a "naval blockade" on the Latin American country. The new sanctions would also put more sway on the view that Venezuela is under military threat by President Trump.
That's an annualized rate of expansion of 4.5 per cent, the highest the figure has been since the third quarter of 2011. The Bank of Canada had predicted second-quarter real GDP to expand by 3% in its latest forecast, released in July.
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The two were talking with third baseman Nicholas Castellanos when Verlander gestured emphatically toward Martinez and walked away. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus has been suspended for one game "for the intentional actions of Wilson while warnings were in place".
And people in the Boston area most certainly will be filling up the numerous Irish bars around the Hub to cheer for McGregor . But while McGregor , a long-odds underdog, has attracted most wagers, the majority of the money is on Mayweather .
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi scrapped high value currency notes past year in a bid to fight corruption and wipe out black money. The domestic market was the prime source of new contract wins, while the trend in new export business also remained robust.
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The opener scored 112 runs but didn't get any support from the middle-order as the second highest score came for Steve Smith (37). It's often said that the biggest weapon of an athlete in his mind and Bangladesh proved exactly that.
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Perez lost his life because he tried to make it happen, he tried to get at his post.that's the ultimate sacrifice", he said . At the news conference, Acevedo became choked up describing Perez as "one of the sweetest people I've ever met".