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career at MLB Network was too good to pass up เมื่อ: เมษายน 12, 2019, 01:00:35 pm
SECAUCUS, N.J. -- Mark DeRosa joined MLB Network as a studio analyst Wednesday, one day after retiring as a major league player. DeRosas decision to retire was announced by the Blue Jays in a statement Tuesday, less than two weeks after Toronto exercised his $750,000 club option for next season. "While I still had the opportunity to return as a player, it became clear to me that the chance to begin a career at MLB Network was too good to pass up, and I am very excited to get started," DeRosa said in a statement from MLB Network. DeRosa was a guest analyst on MLB Network during the post-season in 2011 and this year. He will make his debut on MLB Tonight live from the winter meetings in Florida on Dec. 9, the network said. The 38-year-old infielder spent 16 seasons in the majors. He hit .235 in part-time duty last season, his only one in Toronto, with seven home runs and 36 RBIs in 204 at-bats. DeRosa finished his career with a .268 average, 100 home runs and 494 RBIs in 1,241 games with Atlanta, Texas, the Chicago Cubs, Cleveland, St. Louis, San Francisco, Washington and Toronto. He appeared in the playoffs six times. DeRosa grew up in New Jersey and attended the University of Pennsylvania. Custom Carolina Hurricanes Jerseys .com) - Mike Conley scored 20 points with five assists to help the Memphis Grizzlies remain unbeaten with a 91-89 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday. Rod Brind Amour Jersey . And follow TSN.ca right through Deadline Day for all the updates. Getting Creative The Pittsburgh Penguins will try their best to acquire Ryan Kesler from the Vancouver Canucks before the Trade Deadline. http://www.hurricanessale.com/authentic-justin-faulk-hurricanes-jersey/ . -- The road to the Masters got off to a bumpy start Sunday for Tiger Woods when he withdrew from the Honda Classic with what he said was a lower back injury. Carolina Hurricanes Jerseys . Inter Milan ended its five-match winless streak in all competitions by beating 10-man Bologna 3-1 on new manager Claudio Ranieris debut, while injury-plagued AC Milan edged Cesena 1-0 with an early goal from Clarence Seedorf.Who should be included in Roy Hodgsons England squad for Euro 2016 this summer? The England boss will name his latest squad on Monday - but who will make his final 23 for the tournament in France?We conducted a series of polls on skysports.com to see who the public want included. With more than a million votes cast, here are the 23 players you want to see named in Hodgsons Euro 2016 squad... GOALKEEPERS Hart and Forster: Set to be included in goal Selected: Joe Hart, Fraser Forster, Ben FosterMissing out: Tom HeatonInjured: Jack ButlandWith relatively little competition for places between the sticks, we let Sky Sports pundit Charlie Nicholas choose our three goalkeepers rather than conduct a public vote. He believes Roy Hodgson will opt for the tried-and-trusted trio of Joe Hart, Fraser Forster and Ben Foster in the absence of the injured Jack Butland.DEFENDERS Smalling: The most popular defensive pick Selected: Chris Smalling, Danny Rose, Nathaniel Clyne, Gary Cahill, John Stones, Kyle Walker, Ryan Bertrand, Phil JagielkaMissing out: Luke Shaw, Leighton Baines, Phil Jones, Jon Flanagan, Kieran Gibbs, Calum Chambers, Glen JohnsonSky Sports users voted Manchester Uniteds Chris Smalling as their number one choice in defence with Chelseas Gary Cahill the second most popular central defender. Everton duo John Stones and Phil Jagielka have been chosen by the public to provide cover.Tottenhams Danny Rose is the top choice at left-back with Southamptons Ryan Bertrand the preferred understudy, while Liverpools Nathaniel Clyne is the top pick for right-back with Tottenhams Kyle Walker also making the squad.Manchester United full-back Luke Shaw could be fit in time, but Sky Sports users have deemed him to much of a risk to be included.MIDFIELDERS Dier andd Barkley: Both won plenty of public support Selected: Dele Alli, Eric Dier, Ross Barkley, Adam Lallana, James Milner, Danny Drinkwater, Raheem Sterling, Jordan HendersonMissing out: Jack Wilshere, Michael Carrick, Andros Townsend, Fabian Delph, Jonjo Shelvey, Ryan MasonInjured: Alex Oxlade-ChamberlainSky Sports users voted for Tottenham duo Dele Alli and Eric Dier as the most popular choices in midfield with 97 per cent of respondents supporting the inclusion of Alli.ddddddddddddAlso making the cut are Liverpool trio Adam Lallana, James Milner and Jordan Henderson, Man Citys Raheem Sterling, Evertons Ross Barkley and Leicesters Danny Drinkwater.Arsenals Jack Wilshere, who has played just 72 minutes of Premier League football due to injury this season, was only the ninth most popular candidate Newspaper reports have suggested Hodgson is planning to take Wilshere to France this summer, but when asked if they were for or against his inclusion, 59 per cent of respondents said they would be against his selection.STRIKERS Kane and Vardy: The public wants to see them both in France Selected: Harry Kane, Jamie Vardy, Daniel Sturridge, Wayne RooneyMissing out: Jermain Defoe, Andy Carroll, Marcus Rashford, Theo WalcottInjured: Danny Welbeck, Danny IngsTottenhams Harry Kane and Leicesters Jamie Vardy are in the hunt to become the Premier Leagues top scorer this season and of those who cast votes in our poll, more than 97% want to see them both included in Roy Hodgsons squad.England captain Wayne Rooney is only the fourth most popular striker choice among our readers, but would be included along with Liverpools Daniel Sturridge.If Hodgson wants to take a fifth striker - or if one of those four gets injured - then in-form Sunderland veteran Jermain Defoe is the next most popular option.But its bad news for Arsenals Theo Walcott who was the least popular striker choice. Of those who voted, almost 83% were against his inclusion. Also See: Defenders vote Midfielders vote Strikers vote Pundits England squad ' ' '