Francona appreciates the club has reached a point where it really has no choice but to trade Lindor, the face of their franchise. He’s confident Chris Antonetti, the team’s president of baseball operations, and general manager Mike Chernoff will do whatever’s necessary to keep the Indians competitive.As painful as that may be.
Claudio is 15-8 with 13 saves and a 3.44 ERA in his major league career, which began with the Rangers in 2014. He is particularly effective against left-handed batters, who have a .202 career average against him, but he also managed to be effective last season even after the implementation of the major league rule requiring relievers to face at least three batters.
Earnhardt joins Colby Howard as confirmed full-time drivers for JDM next season. 다파벳 Howard will run the team’s No. 15 entry.In the same release, the team said further sponsorship announcements for Earnhardt, as well as more driver announcements for 2021, will be made at a later date.“We are all aware we are underdogs,” Earnhardt continued. “We’re prepared for the hard work it will take to make the playoffs and with additional sponsorship, I think we’ll turn some heads.“I’m really excited to return to the No. 0 and look forward to working with (team owner) Johnny (Davis) to give the fans a ‘blue collar’ team to cheer for.”Earnhardt has made 102 career starts in the Xfinity Series, with a top finish of third for Joe Gibbs Racing in the May 2019 race at Charlotte Motor Speedway (oval).He has also made 76 career starts in the top-tier NASCAR Cup Series.
Eventual Truck Series champion Sheldon Creed earned $150,000 in bonus money for his wins on the Daytona road course and at World Wide Technology Raceway in the 2020 Triple Truck Challenge. Zane Smith also claimed a $50,000 bonus with a win at Dover.Matt Mills is back for another Xfinity Series season with BJ McLeod Motorsports in 2021.The team announced Wednesday that Mills, a 24-year-old from New Philadelphia, Ohio, will drive the team’s No. 5 entry full-time.This past season, Mills finished 25th in the standings, with a best finish of 13th in both races at Richmond Raceway and the fall race at Texas Motor Speedway.He recorded additional top-20 finishes in the second race at Kentucky Speedway (19th) and in August on the oval at Daytona International Speedway (16th).
After running his rookie Cup Series season with now-defunct Leavine Family Racing, Christopher Bell has moved on to Joe Gibbs Racing, where he’ll drive the No. 20 Toyota and team with Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr., and Denny Hamlin.Bell has interacted with the latter trio on many occasions. Now, they’re side-by-side under the same banner, and he wants to prove himself as a valuable ally to them and JGR as a whole.“I don’t want to be the one that’s taking all the time,” Bell said during a Thursday video teleconference. “I want to provide and help the group grow. That’s difficult, but I feel like the better I run, the more valuable my information gets. 다파벳 “You look at races where I didn’t run good. People aren’t gonna look at my notes. They’re not gonna look at what I was fighting (with the car) or how my car was. bet365가입 But all of a sudden, Texas (in October) – I arguably had one of the fastest cars there … They’re gonna look at (my) car and see what set-up I ran, what my comments were, stuff like that.“The better that I run, the more valuable my input will be and our notes as a group will be.”