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Daily Archives: March 3, 2018

Rays finalize one-year deal with free agent Carlos Gomez

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Rays have finalized a $4 million, one-year contract with free-agent outfielder Carlos Gomez. The 32-year-old batted .255 with 17 home runs, 23 doubles, 51 RBIs and 13 stolen bases in 105 games for the Texas Rangers last season.

Italy’s Fognini, Chile’s Jarry to play Brazil Open final

SAO PAULO — Second seed Fabio Fognini of Italy and Nicolas Jarry of Chile will play the Brazil Open final in Sao Paulo on Sunday. Fognini beat defending champion Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay 6-4, 6-2 on Saturday. Jarry overcame Argentina’s Horacio Zeballos 6-7 (5), 6-4,

Roberto Bautista Agut wins in Dubai for second title of year

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain earned his second ATP title of the year when he beat Lucas Pouille of France 6-3, 6-4 in the Dubai Championships final on Saturday. The third-seeded Bautista Agut denied the second-seeded Pouille his own second

Cleveland Cavaliers guard JR Smith stays quiet on soup toss, suspension

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — Cleveland Cavaliers guard JR Smith addressed his one-game soup-throwing suspension Saturday, admitting that even he found the internet’s meme-mania reaction to be humorous. “Some of them were actually pretty funny,” Smith said. “I understand that everything I do is going to have