LOS ANGELES (AP) — Albert Pujols seemed like a long shot in early August to reach 700 home runs, still more than a dozen swings from the hallowed mark and his power stroke all but gone. Or so it appeared. Now showing the pop of his youth in the final weeks of his career, the 42-year-old slugger got there with two long shots. Pujols hit his 700th home run, connecting for his second drive of the game and becoming the fourth player in major league history to make it to the milestone as the St. Louis Cardinals routed the Los Angeles Dodgers 11-0 Friday night. Pujols joined Barry Bonds (762 homers), Hank Aaron (755) and Babe Ruth (714) in one of baseball’s most exclusive clubs. This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate 12 “Don’t get me wrong, I know where my places stand in this game, but since Day One when I made my debut, I was never about numbers, never about chasing … [Read more...] about Barry Bonds gets some new company in the 700 Home Run Club
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Dusty Baker entered the heralded 2,000-win club in May 2022, and he keeps rising up the charts. It’s an exclusive establishment with just 12 members, and 10 of them also are in the Baseball Hall of Fame. The 11th – former Padres and Giants manager Bruce Bochy – will be there eventually, and Baker likely punched his ticket by reaching the milestone. Houston Astros Tickets Vivid Seats Shop Now Baker is the only manager on the list without a world championship, but he also is the only member who won a division title with five different teams, most recently with last year’s Astros. He's also one of just four people to have won a combined 3,000 games as a player and manager joining Connie Mack, John McGraw and Joe Torre. Baker has since moved into the Top 10 and should move up to No. 9 this summer. Here’s a look at the members of that exclusive club and how far up the list Baker could climb … 12. Bruce Bochy: 2,003 wins Bochy, who played three seasons … [Read more...] about Astros’ Dusty Baker joins 2,000-win club; here’s how high he could climb
This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate 21 TORONTO (AP) — Canadian troops are being sent to assist the recovery from the devastation of storm Fiona, which swept away houses, stripped off roofs and knocked out power across the country's Atlantic provinces. After surging north from the Caribbean as a hurricane, Fiona came ashore before dawn Saturday as a post-tropical cyclone, battering Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Quebec with hurricane-strength winds, heavy rains and huge waves. Defense Minister Anita Anand said Saturday that troops would help remove fallen trees and other debris, restore transportation links and do whatever else is required for as long as it takes. She didn’t specify how many troops would be deployed. Fiona was blamed for at least five deaths in the Caribbean, but there was … [Read more...] about Canadian military to help clean up Fiona’s devastation
Marco Rubio hopes to sway voters interested in Chick-fil-A, Ram trucks, and Duck Dynasty. John Fetterman is searching for fans of microbreweries, Teslas and the Dave Matthews Band. And Michael Bennet wants to reach people who like Taylor Swift and Lizzo — while avoiding devoted listeners of Jason Aldean. Candidates in some of the highest-profile midterm races are using Facebook and Instagram ad targeting to aim messages at voters based on their music tastes, sports fandoms, shopping destinations and television habits, a CNN review of data from the social media platforms found. The data, which Facebook parent company Meta has started to make public in recent months, provides a snapshot into how political campaigns are slicing and dicing online groups of voters based on very specific interests. And it's a sign that as America grows more politically polarized, the candidates are using cultural icons as proxies for politics. "There are very few things in American culture, … [Read more...] about Political candidates are targeting you on social media based on these interests. Here’s how.
Home Two wheelers oi-Athul By Athul Published: Sunday, September 25, 2022, 9:00 [IST] Royal Enfield recently launched the Hunter 350 motorcycle and the motorcycle quickly gained traction in the Indian two-wheeler market. On the other hand, TVS has also launched the Ronin motorcycle in India to compete with the Royal Enfield motorcycles in the country. As such, we shall compare both these motorcycles in terms of their design, features, powertrain, and price to see which one is better. Design The newly launched TVS Ronin features a very unique styling and the overall design heavily draws inspiration from retro motorcycles, power cruisers, scramblers and more. Though individual elements are inspired by different genres of motorcycles, the overall effect comes out as unique and pleasing to the eyes. In comparison, the design of the Royal Enfield Hunter 350 is kept very simple and can be identified as a Royal Enfield … [Read more...] about Royal Enfield Hunter 350 Vs TVS Ronin – Design, Features, Powertrain, Price & More