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Tony Harris first to checkers on Fast Friday at Dixieland

first_imgBy Jim HainesELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (July 17) – Tony Harris has been struggling a little lately with handling in his IMCA Eagle Motorsports Sprint Car but on the third Fast Friday feature of the season he got everything right for his first win of the year.The Virginia Sprint Series victory came at Dixieland Speedway. Charlie Ware and Harris paced the field to green with Harris out first and Ware taking up the charge.The fast, short track suited Harris’ style as he stayed on the cushion while the challengers lined up to fight for the lead.Tom Humphries got by Ware but could only get on the leader’s bumper and never around. It went wrong for Humphries when he got together with a spun car.That incident ended his night and allowed Jerald Harris the next try for the lead. While cars sliced and diced behind him, Tony Harris stayed in the top spot to the checkers.Jerald Harris and Daren Bolac were next across the stripe.Feature results – 1. Tony Harris; 2. Jerald Harris; 3. Daren Bolac; 4. Troy Severin; 5. Kevin Fletcher; 6. French Grimes; 7. Charlie Ware; 8. Anthony Linkenhoker; 9. Glenn Worrell; 10. Eliah Omwake; 11. Chris Ware; 12. Carl Simmons; 13. Cassandra Davis; 14. Mike Leraas; 15. Brian Lawson; 16. Tom Humphries; 17. J.D. Coats.last_img read more

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MLB trade rumors: Mets have spoken with Indians about Corey Kluber

first_img MLB trade rumors: Mets, Mariners deal for Robinson Cano, Edwin Diaz done pending physicals A two-time AL Cy Young winner, Kluber is coming off a 2018 season in which he pitched to a 2.89 ERA  in 215 innings. He will earn $17 million in 2019 and has team options in 2020 for $17.5 million and $18 million, New York Daily News notes. Sources say the Mets have spoken with the Indians about Corey Kluber. The two teams had talked about Yan Gomes before he was dealt to the Nationals, but the Mets’ interest now appears to also extend to Kluber, who had Mets manager Mickey Callaway as a pitching coach in Cleveland.— Mark Feinsand (@Feinsand) December 2, 2018The report comes after the Mets reportedly finalized a blockbuster trade with the Mariners for Robinson Cano and Edwin Diaz, a sign new GM Brodie Van Wagenen isn’t wasting any time in his new position at the helm of New York. Kluber, 32, has ties with the Mets through manager Mickey Callaway, who previously served as Indians pitching coach.   Related Newscenter_img The Mets don’t appear to be done making big moves this offseason as they are interested in making a trade with the Indians for pitcher Corey Kluber. According to MLB.com, New York has spoken to Cleveland about a potential deal. The report adds that the Mets previously had been in talks for Indians catcher Yan Gomes before he was dealt to the Nationals.last_img read more