“I’m sure one day we’ll look at it and get perspective on it,” Capitals owner Ted Leonsis said. “But it’s all a part of this process and he’s not fazed by it. He said the other day 40’s good but 50’s nicer and he’s going to get 50 goals. You can just tell he’s very, very determined and he is a historic player.”
Eric Fehr scored his first goal with San Jose and the Sharks closed a six-game homestand by handing the Detroit Red Wings their seventh straight loss, 5-3 on Monday night.
“We understood that if we win this game it would be a pretty successful homestand,” said captain Joe Pavelski, who had two assists. “That’s what we did. Now we can leave with a little momentum and take this game on the road.”
Joonas Donskoi, Kevin Labanc and Timo Meier also scored to help the Sharks win for the fourth time on the homestand and remain in second place in the Pacific Division with a two-point lead over Los Angeles. Chris Tierney added an empty-net goal to seal it.
Martin Jones made 23 saves for the Sharks, who start a three-game Canadian road trip on Wednesday in Edmonton.
Yankees pitcher Luis Severino will make $604,975 after he went 14-6 with a 2.98 ERA. His agreement calls for a minor league salary of $275,488.
New York also reached agreements with first baseman Greg Bird ($582,000/$272,500), pitcher Jordan Montgomery ($580,450/$228,413) and infielder/outfielder Tyler Austin ($558,600/$230,814).
With an influx of young players not yet eligible for arbitration, the Yankees are on track to get their payroll under the luxury tax threshold for the first time since the current tax began in 2003.
All that noted, the Phillies clearly needed Arrieta, because after young right-hander Aaron Nola, the rotation was, shall we say, problematic and remains more question mark than strength. An Arrieta repeat of 2017 would work just fine for his new organization and for reasonable fantasy managers who do not blindly move him way up their rankings. In truth, I did judge Arrieta better a Cheap Elite Nike NFL Jerseys month Cheap Donegal Gaa Jerseys ago as a borderline top-20 starter, presuming the free agent would find a team — likely a contender — and be ready for Opening Day, and it is reasonable to return him to that general region.