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OPS, DCPS to give staff 'COVID-19 pay'

In an effort to reward school district employees for going beyond their lines of duty in the last 18 months, city and county school systems are providing supplemental “COVID-19 pay.”. Owensboro Public Schools approved the payments at its Sept. 9 board of education meeting, and Daviess County Public Schools board...
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Report: Mets 'Aiming Very High' With Short List For President Of Baseball Ops Vacancy

NEW YORK- The Mets are reportedly shooting for the stars in their president of baseball operations search. According to MLB Insider Jon Heyman, the Mets are "aiming very high" and have already put together a short list of candidates that features some heavy hitters in the form of: Billy Beane, Theo Epstein and David Stearns.
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Texas Rangers: Playing the “what if” game with the 2021 season

You know what they say about hindsight, right? It’s 20/20. So why not leverage this incredible ability we have and apply it to the 2021 Texas Rangers?. We can always ask ourselves “what if” when it comes to so many scenarios that could’ve been for the Texas Rangers this season. We’re not saying that if every one of these played out another way, the season would be dramatically different. 2021 was always going to be a tough year for this team due to, well… undergoing a full-scale rebuild.
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Bryan Reynolds sitting for Pirates on Sunday

Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Bryan Reynolds is not in the lineup Sunday in the team's game against the Miami Marlins. Reynolds is being replaced in center field by Ben Gamel against Marlins starter Sandy Alcantara. In 598 plate appearances this season, Reynolds has a .297 batting average with an .895 OPS,...

MLB K Props, September 19th: Clayton Kershaw, Logan Gilbert O/U 5.5 Ks

The App is Back! Don’t forget to download the NBC Sports EDGE app to receive real-time player news, mobile alerts and track your favorite players. Plus, now you can check out articles and player cards. Clayton Kershaw O/U 5.5 Strikeouts vs. Reds. Clayton Kershaw looked like a classic version of...

Chicago Cubs: Kyle Hendricks has put up some truly shocking numbers

Kyle Hendricks had been one of, if not the most underrated pitchers in the National League over the last five years or so. From 2016 to 2020, he had pitched to a 3.00 ERA, 3.60 FIP, 1.094 WHIP and 1.9 BB/9 in 787 innings pitched. He had never had a FIP over 3.88 and an ERA over 3.46 over those five years.

Is AI Taking Over DevOps Functions?

Artificial intelligence has taken the tech world to a new level of automation. Today, almost every specialization demands the intervention of machine learning to develop AI technologies that help businesses do more with less time and resources. Still, some organizations question whether leading with AI is a good investment. For...

College Bats Back Rascon as Storm Cruise 7-0

Lake Elsinore — The Storm headed into their penultimate game hoping to get three innings from lefty Bodi Rascon and then cobble together innings from the bullpen. Instead, the 20-year-old cruised through five innings, three relievers finished out a three-hit shutout of Inland Empire, and the club locked up its first series victory since May.

Alex Avila To Retire After 2021 Season

Nationals catcher Alex Avila will retire at the end of the season, The Athletic’s Maria Torres reports (Twitter link). While Avila plans to remain involved with the sport and “doesn’t intend to stay out of the game for long,” the veteran backstop will be hanging up his glove after 13 Major League seasons.

The '21 rising star you might have missed

The best hitter on the best team in the American League West right now is probably the last Astro you think of. But there should be no hiding Kyle Tucker. Yes, Tucker has really been the best bat in the Astros' lineup this season. And their lineup has been very good. Not to mention it's full of bigger names like Carlos Correa, Jose Altuve, Alex Bregman, Yordan Alvarez, Yuli Gurriel and Michael Brantley. But the 24-year-old lefty-hitting outfielder is the one who leads the team in the key overall offensive stats.

Braves Minor League Recap: Shea Langeliers homers again

Well, it was not a great evening for the Braves organization as not only did they fall in extra innings to the Giants, but their minor league squads went a combined 1-3, At least Mississippi played well with strong performances from Spencer Strider, Shea Langeliers, and Braden Shewmake. Lets get into the games.

Corey Dickerson sitting for Blue Jays on Saturday

Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Corey Dickerson is not in the lineup Saturday in the team's game against the Minnesota Twins. Dickerson is being replaced in center field by Randal Grichuk against Twins starter Bailey Ober. In 329 plate appearances this season, Dickerson has a .263 batting average with a .714...

Issue 24 benefits ambulance chasing attorneys over Cleveland residents

If you read between the lines of Issue 24, you can see the input of police misconduct attorneys. There is an adage in law enforcement, you only get one bite at the apple. It is based on the double jeopardy clause in the 5th Amendment. Basically, it means that prosecutors only get one shot at trying a case, so get it right the first time. Otherwise, prosecutors could repeatedly take cases to trial until they get a conviction. Issue 24 will give multiple bites at the apple while allowing the attorney to benefit from all the additional investigations and hearings Issue 24 creates.