Want to buy a Brisbane apartment? They just got $100,000 more expensive

first_imgIncredible views of the CBD from Brisbane’s tallest building in Margaret Street, ‘Skytower’.NORTH OF THE RIVER– 93 unconditional transactions with a weighted average price of $680,376– ‘Gallery House’ stages 1 and 2 had the most expensive off-the-plan apartments sold – The top sale was a four-bedroom penthouse apartment that sold in the $2.595m price bracket – The majority of sales during the quarter were between $350,000 and $450,000– At the end of the quarter, there were 699 apartments remaining for sale – There are 699 new apartments for sale throughout the precinct. A new report reveals the average sale price of a Brisbane apartment rose more than $100,000 in the September quarter.THE price of a new apartment in Brisbane is now at least $100,000 more expensive than it was only three months ago, surging to its highest level since before the global financial crisis.A new report from Place reveals the average sale price of a unit in the city during the September quarter was $790,489 — up 17 per cent on the previous quarter — driven by owner-occupier demand for high quality apartments.And sales have also more than doubled in that time, as the appetite for apartment living increases.The report found 368 apartments were sold during the three months to the end of September, totalling around $291 million. Inside one of the apartments in the second tower of Brookfield Residential Properties’ $271m project, ‘Gallery House’. ‘The Standard’ is a new residential project by Aria Property Group in South Brisbane. Image supplied by Aria Property Group. SOUTH OF THE RIVER CBD – 268 unconditional transactions with a weighted average price of $818,097 — the highest recorded weighted average sale price for the precinct since 2010– This was heavily influenced by Aria’s new development ‘The Standard’ in South Brisbane, which sold 234 apartments in the quarter– The majority of sales were between $750,000 and $900,000.– 772 apartments remain available for sale throughout the inner south precinct (Source: Place) ‘The Standard’ is a new residential project by Aria Property Group in South Brisbane. Image supplied by Aria Property Group.The number of new apartment projects being marketed in inner Brisbane continues to decline, with only 51 units being sold off-the-plan in the September quarter — down 10 per cent from the previous quarter.Mr Walker said that if sales volumes were to remain at current levels, all available supply would be absorbed by the end of 2019.Of the 8,433 new apartments currently in the market, the Place report found 79 per cent have been purchased and 45 per cent have recently completed construction. By the end of this year, 59 per cent of all available off-the-plan product will have been built, increasing to 86 per cent by the end of 2019 and 100 per cent during 2020. As much as 60 per cent of the future apartment pipeline is currently deferred or abandoned and this continues to consistently increase each quarter. A new report reveals the average sale price of a Brisbane apartment rose more than $100,000 in the September quarter. Image: AAP/Darren England.Many of these sales were in one development — ‘The Standard’ by Aria Property Group in South Brisbane, which accounted for 234 apartment sales during the quarter. Only 15 apartments remain for sale in the project, with a total of 94 per cent now sold.Place residential research director Lachlan Walker said despite the strong sales and prices achieved, the inner Brisbane apartment market continued to be affected by tight lending conditions. “However, with future new supply being constrained to low levels, purchaser demand continues to steadily absorb available stock,” Mr Walker said. “Developments of higher quality apartments continue to outperform as owner occupiers currently dominate the market place.” – 7 unconditional transactions with a weighted average price of $1.196m– Sales volumes remain at low levels throughout the CBD in line with limited stock– ‘Skytower’ recorded the most sales, with five apartments being sold off-the-plan during the quarter 2018. The other remaining two sales occurred in ‘Mary Lane’.– There are 268 new apartments for sales throughout the CBD precinct. Place residential research director Lachlan Walker.Two-bedroom apartments priced between $750,000 and $900,000 accounted for the most sales during the September quarter.Independent consultancy Urbis recently put out its own Brisbane apartment report for the third quarter, which found interstate investors were driving the recovery in the market, making up 54 per cent of all sales.Urbis director Paul Riga said stable prices, tightening vacancy rates and relatively strong yields had been key attractions for investors.Mr Riga said the Brisbane unit market had been “resilient” in the face of oversupply fears.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus15 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market15 hours agoThe research comes as new figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics released by Commsec this week revealed the average home size is shrinking due to the rise of apartments, with around half (46 per cent) of all residential buildings being units.CommSec chief economist Craig James said increasing demand for apartments and townhouses in desirable areas of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane was helping to push down average floor sizes.“Generation Y, millennial couples and small families want to live closer to work, cafes, restaurants, shopping and airports and are giving up living space for better proximity to these desirable amenities,” Mr James saidINNER BRISBANE APARTMENT MARKET SEPTEMBER QTR 2018last_img read more

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Attorney-General’s report says proposed drug-driving laws will contravene Bill of Rights

first_imgRadio NZ News 8 September 2020Family First Comment: Still wanna legalise?We haven’t even got the safety net in place. And families will he the victim.Vote No. It’s the only safe vote.The legislation has passed its first reading and is before select committee and will let the police do random roadside drug testing “without any good cause” – similar to drink-driving checkpoints.It will cover commonly-used drugs such as cannabis, methamphetamine, MDMA, opiates and downers.Lawyer Marie Taylor-Cyphers said she was disturbed by elements of the legislation and the National Party has labelled it “botched” and “half baked”.Taylor-Cyphers said the test was incredibly coercive and often wrong.“Most of New Zealand would expect to be able to go out on the road and not be invasively searched inside their body.“You can’t have a test that takes 40 minutes and fails one in 20 times, that is just not sufficient for us to have evidence that might lead to criminal convictions.”Taylor-Cyphers said getting a positive test potentially opens people up to drug prosecutions.“That to me seems extraordinary because usually the police would have to have good cause and of course after you’ve returned those positive tests they will have good cause.“That alters rights quite drastically.”A report by Attorney-General David Parker says the legislation contravenes the Bill of Rights: not to be subject to unreasonable search and seizure; to be arbitrarily detained; and to be presumed innocent until proven guilty.The report also raises serious concerns that parts of the legislation are too vague.READ MORE: https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/national/425502/attorney-general-s-report-says-proposed-drug-driving-laws-will-contravene-bill-of-rightslast_img read more

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‘Shabu’ worth P300K seized in buy-bust

first_imgDescutido and Arga were detained inthe lockup cell of Police Station 2, facing charges for violation of RepublicAct 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.  Aside from suspected shabu, a P200marked money was recovered from the suspects on Oct. 13, the report added.    BACOLOD City – Suspected shabuweighing about 20 grams valued at around P300,000 was seized in a stingoperation in Barangay 2. The 22-year-old John MichaelDescutido, 29-year-old Carl Stephen Arga and a minor yielded the suspectedillegal drugs, a police report showed. The minor suspect, meanwhile, wasturned over to the custody of the Department of Social Welfare andDevelopment./PNlast_img read more

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Argo Volleyball defeats Wheeling Jesuit and Midwestern State on Saturday

first_img Aug. 25, 2007   Box Score      PENSACOLA, Fla. – West Florida Volleyball has started the 2007 season 4-0, with wins this weekend over Flagler College, Southern Indiana, Wheeling Jesuit, and Midwestern State at the UWF Fieldhouse. The Argos dropped only one game in the four matches, with three of the wins being 3-0. Tournament MVP Isabela Gualberto (Sr. / Brazil) led the Argo attack with 59 kills, and an Attack Pct over .300. Outside Hitter Kimberly Clark (Jr./ St. Petersburg, Fla.), Setter Madeline Gonzalez (Jr. / Puerto Rico), and Libero Jerica Carter (Sr. / Gainesville, Fla.) also made the All-tournament team, as the Argos placed four out of the eight All Tournament spots in the six team tournament.Coach Melissa Wolter was very pleased with her teams’ performance stating, “everybody played well, it’s a very good start to our season, and I think this will be a very fun year.” She also stated that she sees some things to work on as the team gets ready for their next matches. The Argos travel to the Nanook Classic Tournament in Fairbanks, Alaska for weekend matches against Humboldt State, Alaska-Fairbanks, and Hawaii-Hilo.For now, UWF can celebrate a great start to the 2007 season. The Argos solid play this weekend came from all aspects. Superlative attacking from Outside Hitters Gualberto and Clark was set up with some outstanding passing. Coach Wolter may have summed it up best as she exclaimed “Maddie (Madeline Gonzalez) ran the floor real well and Jerica (Carter) had some amazing digs.” In fact, Carter had a tournament high 67 digs, while Gonzalez had a tournament high of 171 assists.Despite the domination in the tournament by the Argos, this tournament included five teams with winning records last season. Wolter explained, “this was a very strong tournament, with some really good teams, and it had a lot of five-set matches.” The Argos didn’t need to go five games for any of their wins and it may have been because one big advantage the Argos have is depth. While other teams level of play dropped off with bench players in the game, the Argos just brought more weapons. Senior Danielle Spitzer (Birmingham, Ala.) and Freshmen Kara Gonzalez (St. Augustine, Fla.) added outstanding performances when they were in the game. Coach Wolter was very excited by the play of Gonzalez, as she stated, “she is going to be very good, and this was kind of her coming out performance.” In limited time, Gonzalez had 12 kills in only 18 attacks.The Argos play again at home on September 7th, 8th, and 9th , when they host the Argonaut Regional Crossover. UWF will have matches against Emporia State, Rollins College, Tampa, and Florida Southern. The first match is Friday September 7th at 7:30 pm in the UWF Fieldhouse. Print Friendly Version Argo Volleyball defeats Wheeling Jesuit and Midwestern State on Saturday Sharelast_img read more

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Horschel pulls clear for huge win

first_img Press Association McIlroy and Horschel were among the five players who arrived at East Lake knowing victory in the season-ending tournament would not only be worth the first prize of £880,000, but also secure the overall FedEx Cup title and a £6.2million bonus. The pair went into the final round tied for the lead and with McIlroy a clear favourite to claim a fifth win of the season, but the world number one struggled to a closing 71 that left Horschel to battle it out with Jim Furyk for the win. From the drop zone McIlroy pitched to 12 feet and two-putted for a double-bogey five and the four-time major winner found more trouble on the ninth, the 25-year-old’s wild drive finishing up against a fence separating the par-five from the practice ground. After weighing up his slim options, McIlroy told caddie JP Fitzgerald: “I’m just going to blast it, see where it goes”, and proceeded to try to hit his second shot over a group of trees just a few yards in front of him. The ball inevitably made contact but rebounded out towards the fairway, but having laid up with his third shot, McIlroy missed the green with his approach and in the end did well to get up and down for a bogey six. Horschel looked to have given McIlroy a glimmer of hope when he found thick rough off the tee to bogey the 10th, only for McIlroy to then three-putt from 20 feet and also bogey the 11th to effectively end his chances. Rory McIlroy missed out on a £7million payday as Billy Horschel won the Tour Championship and the FedEx Cup title in Atlanta on Sunday. Horschel was two clear after a front nine of 33 and after Furyk drew level with a birdie on the 15th, Horschel edged ahead once more with his own birdie on the par five minutes later. But it was the 16th which proved crucial in deciding the outcome, Horschel holing from 30 feet for an unlikely par after finding trouble off the tee and Furyk then dropping a shot on the 17th. Furyk also three-putted the last to allow Horschel to fully enjoy his brilliant achievements over the last three weeks, the 27-year-old having won the BMW Championship in Denver last week and finishing runner-up in the Deutsche Bank Championship the week before. A closing 68 saw Horschel finish 11 under par, three shots ahead of Furyk and McIlroy, who birdied the 15th, 16th and 17th to restore some respectability, with Justin Rose, Chris Kirk and Jason Day a shot further back. Rose twice got within two shots of the lead on the back nine but bogeyed the 13th and 17th at crucial moments on his way to a closing 69. Things seemed to be going McIlroy’s way when he hit a wild drive on the fourth but had a clear shot to the green and ended up holing from 18 feet for birdie. Horschel followed McIlroy in from 11 feet to remain tied for the lead before edging ahead on the next, where he holed from 18 feet as McIlroy had to settle for par. Perhaps the decisive moment arrived on the treacherous par-three sixth, where Horschel hit a superb three iron into the heart of the green and then saw McIlroy, attempting to hit two clubs less, pull his tee shot into the water surrounding the green. last_img read more

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Glo to Mark Silver Jubilee of CAF Awards with Special Promo

first_imgTitle sponsor of the annual Glo-CAF Awards, Globacom, has launched a new promo ahead of the 2016 edition of the awards designed to celebrate Africa’s most successful football icons. The event which will be held at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, Nigeria on January 5, 2017 is a special one as it is the silver jubilee edition, marking 25 years of CAF Awards.The new promo which runs between October 10 and December 31, 2016 will reward 300 customers with a chance to attend this once in a lifetime Silver Jubilee award ceremony of an event best known as the Oscars of African football.In a statement in Lagos, Globacom said “The Glo-CAF Awards gala is the biggest night in African football, a gathering where the biggest names in the world of business, politics and showbiz meet with the stars and legends of African Football.”“The silver Jubilee of CAF Awards is another golden opportunity to appreciate and reward our subscribers who have been the brand’s pillar of strength over the years for their patronage and support and we have packaged the promo for them exclusively.” Glo addedThe promo is titled “Win a Seat among the Stars at the Oscars of African Football”. To participate, subscribers are expected to buy and activate a new Glo SIM or port their existing lines then use minimum of N25, 000 between 10thOctober and 31st December, and stand a chance to win a VIP invite to attend the prestigious Glo CAF Awards Silver Jubilee edition in Abuja.Meanwhile, Super Eagles Captain and Chelsea of England stalwart, John Mikel Obi along with Manchester City’s Kelechi Iheanacho and Leicester City’s Ahmed Musa are among the list of 30 players nominated for the 2016 Glo-CAF African Player of the Year Award slated to hold in Abuja.The top Nigerian players are to battle it out with other African stars led by last year’s winner, Gabonese and Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, among others.While Mikel has been very influential in the Nigerian senior national team, leading Eagles to victory in the last two competitive matches played against Tanzania (AFCON2017 qualifier) and penultimate weekend 2018 World Cup qualifier against Zambia in Ndola, Iheanacho has scored in the last four matches for Nigeria.The Manchester City forward has also commanded regular shirt in the starting line-up of the Citizens.According to the Confederation of African Football (CAF) at the weekend, Enyimba’s  Mfon Udon and Chisom Chikatara who plays for Wydad Athletic Club of Morocco are also among the list of 25 players nominated for the African Player of the Year based in Africa category.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more

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Audit regards Kindred as an integrity leader

first_img Submit Share Related Articles Kindred marks fastest route to ‘normal trading’ as it delivers H1 growth July 24, 2020 Kindred launches new ‘Fair Sports 4 All’ educational programme with EFDN June 8, 2020 StumbleUpon Kindred: Spelinspektionen has failed in its management of Swedish marketplace June 11, 2020 Share The Kindred Group has been deemed to be one of the leading gambling operators within sports betting and sport integrity by the audit company Ethisport.The group achieved a global rating of 70 percent, exceeding the industry average, including national lotteries.Kindred Group (previously Unibet Group) has commissioned the sports betting integrity audit company Ethisport to conduct an audit on Kindred’s commitment to the fight against betting-related match-fixing. The audit determines what Kindred does well and where further improvements can be made.Kindred views sports betting integrity as fundamental to the sport betting entertainment chain and it remains a central part of the company’s efforts to ensure a safe and sustainable business.The audit gave Kindred a global rating of 70 percent, which corresponds with a ‘very good’ result. Kindred scored particularly well on metrics such as good governance in the company, general awareness and risk prevention and detection, whereas due to the absence of regulatory certainty in certain markets, Kindred lacks the opportunity to act based on locally established rules on responsibility.Eric Konings, Sports Betting Integrity Officer at Kindred Group commented: “The findings of the audit are encouraging for Kindred, signalling that the general sports betting integrity approach adopted by Kindred is leading to progress in the fight against match-fixing. We are committed to eliminate match-fixing from our platform and to achieve that, we need to further improve cooperation between operators, sports regulatory bodies and law enforcement.”Christian Kalb, director of Ethisport added: “Kindred approached us pro-actively, as they are continuously seeking ways to take responsibility as a private operator in the fight against match-fixing. We hold very high standards for organisations we audit, but Kindred leads the pack on sports betting integrity. Today, Kindred is for sure part of the top 5 leading betting operators fighting against the manipulations of sports competitions. Our audit has identified a strong commitment to this cause, carried by the whole line organisation. It also resulted in certain recommendations, that would further strengthen the role Kindred can play in the fight against betting-related match-fixing.”Ethisport is the first audit company specialised on sport integrity and ethics.  The mission of Ethisport is to assist all stakeholders involved in sport to fight against external threats, and first of all manipulation of sports competitions. Ethisport has developed a set of matrices and expert systems providing all the keys regarding sport integrity. These matrices based on sophisticated algorithms take in account 20 years of expertise on match-fixing, doping, sports betting, corruption, governance, conflicts of interest, organized Crime, money laundering, etc.last_img read more

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Danish regulator issues crackdown on illegal gambling sites

first_img Submit Share StumbleUpon Danish regulator Spillemyndigheden has ordered local internet service providers (ISPs) to block 18 sites found to be in violation of the Danish Act on Gambling.This was just one of the key outcomes from a report based on three web searches conducted by Spillemyndigheden through December 2018 to identify those operating without the required licence from the Danish Gambling Authority.The report, produced in collaboration with the Danish Tax Agency’s anti-fraud unit, also tracks the work the Danish Gambling Authority has done in relation to illegal gambling since regulation of the online market came into force in 2012.The searches identified 742 problematic sites, resulting in 22 petitions sent to the website operators notifying them of their violation of the Danish Act on Gambling. Spillemyndigheden eventually ordered local internet service providers to block 18 of the offending gambling sites who failed to respond to these petitions. 2018’s figures were swayed by the February decision to overrule the ISP’s protests to Spillemyndigheden’s orders. The report stated: “The number of websites with an illegal supply of gambling products that are found through web searches is continuously low. This matches the Danish Gambling Authority’s impression of the illegal market: that still fewer websites with gambling products directed at Denmark appear.“However, websites with illegal marketing and promotion of gambling still pose a challenge.“The same report also predicted that that the next ‘blocking session’ will include 20-25 skin betting sites, after flagging 95 potentially problematic esports ‘skin betting’ sites.The ruling ordering the closure of 18 domains remains considerably lower than the 31 notices issued to rogue operators in 2017. It is, however, the highest number of domain-blocking orders issued by the Danish authorities since the market liberalisation in 2012. Spillemyndigheden has also turned its attention towards cracking down on the rising number of illegal gambling groups operating on Facebook, the majority of which is in the form of lotteries that are in contention with local monopolies. Danish authorities have worked alongside Facebook in a bid to report illegal content on the site, which has led to the closure of four such groups in 2018 that have provided illegal gambling services. Alberto Alfieri: Leading the way for Gamingtec’s B2C growth August 25, 2020 Spillemyndigheden reports decline in Q2 betting August 25, 2020 Related Articles Altenar: Supporting expansion plans in Denmark and Portugal August 20, 2020 Sharelast_img read more

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CONFIRMED: SuperSport clinch Ghana Premier League TV rights deal

first_imgSouth Africa-based Pay TV channel SuperSport has announced signing a three-year television rights deal for the Ghana Premier League.SuperSport has also secured the rights to produce and telecast matches for the Ghana FA Cup.Although the financial details are unknown, it is expected that the new TV deal is an improvement of the US$ 1.05 million local firm Optimum Media Prime (OMP) paid three years ago.“Ghana has a tremendous football tradition and continues to produce great players, so we are delighted with this development,” SuperSport head of Africa Andre Venter said.“The game in Ghana is strong and vibrant and we look forward to showcasing it on our channels.”This means Sunday’s Ghana Premier League derby between Hearts and Asante Kotoko at the Accra Sports Stadium will be telecast live at 15:00 GMT. Last month, SuperSport has signed a four-year TV deal worth US$34 million for the Nigeria Premier League.last_img read more

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Angels’ Mike Trout, Tommy La Stella wear 45 to honor Tyler Skaggs at All-Star Game

first_imgTrout and Tommy La Stella, who was injured and could not play in the game, both wore No. 45 on their Angels jerseys, with the blessing of Major League Baseball.“It was special,” Trout said after coming out of the game, going hitless in two at-bats. “I felt him out there with me. If there was an All-Star game for me to go oh-fer, this is it. As a pitcher, he would want to go out there and throw some scoreless, hitless innings.”Trout said he and La Stella began discussing the idea in the days following Skaggs’ death last week. All of the All-Stars on both teams also wore No. 45 patches during the pregame introductions. It was up to each player whether he continued to wear the patch during the game, and many of them did (or tried to, the sticker patch was falling off many uniforms).There was also a moment of silence to honor Skaggs before the National Anthem.“The moment of silence before the game I was emotional for sure,” Trout said. “We are representing him, what he meant to us on a stage like this. It was unbelievable.” Angels’ Shohei Ohtani spending downtime working in outfield Skaggs’ presence at the All-Star Game comes a year after had the best first half of his career, posting a 2.57 ERA. Despite his numbers, Skaggs was one of the notable omissions from the 2018 All-Star roster. Skaggs was open about his disappointment in not making the team. Jose Suarez’s rocky start sinks Angels in loss to Astros Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error “I think he was the best pitcher in the major leagues in June, or something like that (last year),” Trout said. “Obviously, we thought he deserved to be here. So that’s another reason we’re going to represent him. … He was working hard to become the pitcher he was. I know ultimately one of his goals was to make an All-Star team.”One of the pitchers Skaggs worked with is an All-Star.Lucas Giolito of the Chicago White Sox also grew up in Santa Monica and worked out regularly with Skaggs in the offseason. Giolito has been wearing Skaggs’ number on his cap.After Giolito pitched a scoreless inning in his All-Star debut, he said he is still having trouble coming to grips with the loss of Skaggs, but he appreciated the tribute from all the players and from MLB.“That shows our brotherhood,” said Giolito, a product of Harvard-Westlake High. “For us, we lost a brother. Obviously, I was close with him. Obviously, the Angels and other guys around the league (were close to him). But whether we knew him or not, he was part of the brotherhood. We lost a brother.”Earlier in the day, when Players’ Association head Tony Clark was holding his annual session with baseball writers, he made a point of addressing the impact Skaggs’ death had on him and his wife.“When that news came through, it took us back to where I was and she was at 27,” said Clark, a former player. “The idea that I was likely on the road at some point in time. I had likely just told her I loved her and good night. When you think about Tyler, you think that was the last time it happened. It was tough.”Mike Trout and Tommy La Stella settled on the best way to bring Tyler Skaggs with them to the All-Star Game. Both players will wear Skaggs’ No. 45 for the game tonight in Cleveland. (Photos courtesy of the Los Angeles Angels)THRILL FOR CHAPMANOakland A’s third baseman Matt Chapman, a product of El Toro High and Cal State Fullerton, had the locker right next to Trout in the American League clubhouse.Chapman was a freshman in college during Trout’s rookie season in 2012.“I don’t want to sound weird, but he’s my favorite player ever,” Chapman said. “I just love watching that guy play. He’s such a stud. To see how he acts –he’s just a humble dude, just a normal guy. It’s cool to see guys who are superstars like that just be cool.”McNEIL IRKED BY SCOREBOARD ERRORSThe only errors on the scoreboard at the All-Star Game were by the scoreboard.At least one player noticed – and wasn’t too pleased.The giant board at Progressive Field was filled with mistakes Tuesday night, including a couple of misspelled names, a wrong picture and a pair of incorrect team logos.“They had what, two weeks to get ready for this? That can’t happen,” New York Mets sparkplug Jeff McNeil said.McNeil, a Long Beach State product, is leading the majors with a .349 batting average, an impressive feat seeing how he made his major league debut less than a year ago.A late sub, he came up for the National League in the eighth inning and noticed the headshot on the scoreboard wasn’t of him. Instead, it was of Mets teammate Jacob deGrom.“That was tough, to see deGrom’s picture up there,” McNeil said. “I didn’t really like that.”“I wanted to see my picture up there. I know my family did, too. What are you going to do, I guess, but I don’t think that should happen,” he said.David Dahl didn’t fare any better. The Colorado outfielder batted right before McNeil and was listed on the scoreboard as “Davis Dahl.”Related Articles Angels’ Mike Trout working on his defense, thanks to Twitter Angels’ poor pitching spoils an Albert Pujols milestone Same for Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras. A starter, his first name was missing a letter and spelled “Wilson.”When the starting lineups were shown, the Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger and the Diamondbacks’ Ketel Marte appeared with the logo of the Atlanta Braves.The American League won 4-3 and neither team was charged with an error.“I don’t think there was a lot of mistakes on either side,” said the Dodgers’ Dave Roberts, who managed the NL team.Not on the field, anyway.“When I saw deGrom’s face, I was confused. I know there were a couple of others, too,” McNeil said.“That gives me motivation to make it next year,” he said. “Maybe next time, they’ll get my picture right.”News services contributed to this story. CLEVELAND — An Angel wearing No. 45 took the field in the All-Star Game on Tuesday night.Mike Trout wished it could have been the player who last owned that number.Instead, it was Trout who replaced his No. 27 with a No. 45, honoring Tyler Skaggs just over a week after the organization and all of baseball was shaken by his death.“He always wanted to be an All-Star,” Trout said, “and tonight he was for sure.” Angels offense breaks out to split doubleheader with Astros last_img read more

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