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Six Nations: Scotland 29-0 Italy

first_imgItaly: E Padovani; A Esposito, T Benvenuti, L McLean, G Venditti; C Canna (L Sperandio, 62), E Gori (M Violi, 52); A Lovotti (S Panico, 62), O Gega (L Ghialdini 40), L Cittadini (D Chistolini, 40), M Fuser, G Biagi (F Ruzza, 74), A Steyn, M Mbnda (F Minto, 52), S PArisse (capt). LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Scotland ended their 2017 Six Nations with three wins after defeating Italy 29-0 at Murrayfield. It was a victory built on momentum and muscle and one that ends Vern Cotter’s reign as Scotland head coach on a fine note.Banished were the memories of Scotland’s hammering at the hands of England a week previous, with hard carrying in the rain and a sense of adventure when things brightened up. They deserved their bonus point for the manner in which they exploited quick ball and slammed into the gainline, but this was also a weak showing from Italy. The second try they gave up came as the ball was batted towards Matt Scott in a panicky flap, the first, third and fourth the products of riding attackers backwards towards their own line.The visitors were hard done by in not getting a penalty try after 50 minutes, with the Scots persistently giving away penalties in front of their own line, but that was their only real opportunity – with a penalty advantage and John Barclay in the bin they had two great chances to make their numbers count and butchered them both. For too long in this one they were passive, almost content to come off second best in many collisions and it must have been frustrating to the extent of infuriating for Conor O’Shea to see his attack flounder.As for Scotland‘s coaches, there was a hint of tears in Cotter’s post-match interview but there will be no grandstanding from him, no lengthy soliloquys. He came to do a job and after this one, it looks pretty clear he has achieved a great many of his goals….Hard day at the office: Sergio Parisse silences his sideWHAT’S HOTScotland’s Six Nations – Three wins out of five is a great return for the hosts who have – Twickenham horror show aside – played throughout this championship with a swagger and brio that has been missing for some time. With Cotter departing, can they continue this? In truth it doesn’t really matter – the fans have had plenty to cheer over the last few months and they will enjoy revealing in this.Playing in the rain – Yes greasy conditions made for a lot of kicking and one-out runners, but actually in this weather, if a catch was made cleanly or you had quick ball with a runner around the corner, there were yards to be made. So while Italy focussed on exits and a driving maul, Scotland played with tempo. It bore fruit often.Leading well: John Barclay, who received a team yellow card, carrying hardYoung men growing up – Zander Fagerson had his best game of the tournament here, looking like an old veteran. We know how good Hamish Watson can be and his performance was as action-packed as we’ve come to expect. But Scotland will take great pleasure in knowing how far their young tighthead and even scrum-half Ali Price have come in the space of this year’s Six Nations.WHAT’S NOTItalian penalty kicking – Carlo Canna had a day to lament from the tee, missing three kicks in the first half that would have kept Italy in touch with their hosts. For all the skilful young fly-half has the potential to offer when he has the ball in space, at the moment he cannot give Italy what they really need in games like these: points.Schizophrenic set-piece – If either side got a straight throw in at the lineout it made for a more fluid game – indeed when Italy got their maul rumbling it looked dangerous. But Ornel Gega’s throwing was as predictable as a toddler during a BBC News interview and Scotland’s second try stemmed from a stolen lineout. It was no surprise when he was hooked at half time. Man of the day: Finn Russell, the man of the match, scores Scotland’s first Day to forget: Carlo Canna kicked poorly and was subbed off after an hourOver-lenient officiating – Scotland got a team yellow after repeated infringements in the third quarter, constantly chucking a spanner into the Italian lineout. Fair enough, but how in the name of the game did the referee not award a penalty try? It felt for all the world like a bottled call.STATISTICS53% – Vern Cotter’s final win percentage as Scotland head coach, making him the most successfulScottish boss in the professional era.24 – The number of years since Scotland have nilled an opponent in the championship.5 – The number of lineouts lost by Italy.Scotland: S Hogg; T Seymour, H Jones (M Scott, 26, D Weir 74), A Dunbar, T Visser; F Russell, A Price (H Pyrgos 54); G Reid (A Dell, 52), R Ford (F Brown 65), Z Fagerson (S Berghan, 65), G Gilchrist (T Swinson, 57), J Gray, J Barclay (capt), H Watson, R Wilson (C du Preez, 48).Tries: Russell, Scott, Visser, Seymour. Con: Russell 3. Pen: Hogg.Yellow card: Barclay.last_img read more

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Northcote 2 / Pleysier Perkins

first_img Year:  Save this picture!© Brendan Finn+ 23 Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/771860/northcote-2-pleysier-perkins Clipboard Northcote 2 / Pleysier PerkinsSave this projectSaveNorthcote 2 / Pleysier Perkins photographs:  Brendan FinnPhotographs:  Brendan Finn CopyAbout this officePleysier PerkinsOfficeFollowProductsWoodGlassConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRefurbishmentRenovationNorthcoteAustraliaPublished on August 16, 2015Cite: “Northcote 2 / Pleysier Perkins” 16 Aug 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogSinkshansgroheBathroom Mixers – MetrisVinyl Walls3MVinyl Finish – DI-NOC™ Cross HairlinePartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Mirage®SinksThe Splash LabTrough Sink – Monolith A SeriesSkylightsVELUX CommercialModular Skylights in Helmkehof Cultural CenterBathroom AccessoriesBradley Corporation USAWashroom AccessoriesConcrete FloorsSikaDecorative Floor CoatingsMetal PanelsSherwin-Williams Coil CoatingsFluropon® Coating in Thaden SchoolWood Boards / HPL PanelsInvestwoodViroc Nature for Partition WallsMineral / Organic PaintsKEIMMineral Wood Stain – Lignosil®-VeranoDoorsdormakabaEntrance Doors – MAGNEOSinksECOPIXELWashbasin – Light Basin LTBMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream 2013 Kleev Homes “COPY” Australia Projects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/771860/northcote-2-pleysier-perkins Clipboard Builder: CopyHouses, Renovation•Northcote, Australia 2013 Photographs ArchDaily Northcote 2 / Pleysier Perkins Houses Save this picture!© Brendan FinnRecommended ProductsWindowsJansenWindows – Janisol PrimoDoorsSaliceSliding Door System – Slider S20WoodBlumer LehmannFree Form Structures for Wood ProjectsWindowsKalwall®Facades – Window ReplacementsText description provided by the architects. This three storey urban residence utilizes the existing shell of its former incarnation as a medical centre. Internally a timber ‘box’ sits within the original volume, containing a wine cellar and bathroom at ground level and mezzanine living space above.Save this picture!© Brendan FinnSave this picture!SectionSave this picture!© Brendan FinnA large garage workshop and two bedrooms are also located on the lower level, connected to the kitchen meals and adjacent outdoor terrace via a ‘folded’ timber stair. Also on the first floor, the study commands an internal view over the entry space, as well as the street below via a deep bay window seat. A discrete third level accommodates the master domain, which enjoys postcard views of Melbourne landmarks.’Save this picture!© Brendan FinnProject gallerySee allShow less49 Cities by WORKac Opens Kickstarter for its 3rd Edition Deluxe ReprintMiscDETAIL Special: Alpine RetreatsPublications Share Year:  “COPY” Architects: Pleysier Perkins Year Completion year of this architecture project last_img read more

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World’s youth condemn Ukranian neo-fascists

first_imgEditor’s note: Fascist elements from the Svoboda organizations have been playing an increasingly active role in a protest movement in Kiev of the country’s wealthiest sectors, who are demanding that Ukraine orient its politics and economy toward the imperialist European Union. The following was posted online Dec. 10 at kpu.ua by the press service of the Central Committee of the Lenin Komsomol of Ukraine (Young Communists).Youth in Quito say ‘No’ to neo-fascists in Ukraine.Photo: Lenin Komsomol of Ukraine websiteThe 18th World Festival of Youth and Students is being held from Dec. 7 – 13 in Quito, Ecuador’s capital, which is attended by delegations from more than 110 countries.Ukrainian youth and students, represented by the Lenin Komsomol of Ukraine (LKSMU), have brought to the youth of the world information about the incident of vandalism in the hero-city of Kiev on Dec. 8, when the fascist-vandals destroyed a monument to Vladimir Lenin.Progressive youth of the world expressed indignation and expressed solidarity with the Ukrainian Communists and Komsomol in the struggle against neo-fascism and capitalism in Ukraine.In this regard, the Komsomol of Ukraine held a large-scale information campaign at the Festival, highlighting the situation in Ukraine. Young people around the world willingly and actively participated in rallies called by the LKSMU to bring the neo-fascist marauders to justice.Representatives of all countries, thousands of delegates, applauded the idea of ​​restoring the monument to Vladimir Lenin in Kiev, UNESCO World Heritage Site, and called on the whole international community to prevent the revival of neo-fascism in Ukraine, and find and punish those responsible for the vandalism.The Ukrainian youth delegation also conducts a daily awareness campaign among delegates on the situation and the position of the Communists in solving the political crisis and social problems in Ukraine.All delegations have a particular interest in Ukraine.World Youth condemns the neo-fascism, vandalism and anti-communism thriving today in Ukraine. It does not carry any good for the Ukrainian people.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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More Optimism for Upcoming Talks Between China and the U.S.

first_img SHARE More Optimism for Upcoming Talks Between China and the U.S. Facebook Twitter SHARE By NAFB News Service – Sep 24, 2019 Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, who’s leading China’s efforts in the trade talks with the United States, will be back in Washington next week. An Agri-Pulse report says he’ll be across the table from U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. Earlier this week on the sidelines of the United Nation’s General Assembly in New York, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said, “We’re looking forward to those conversations.”Deputy Ag Secretary Steve Censky said the conversations that took place last week with Chinese officials were “positive and productive.” Several media reports say Chinese buyers purchased between 600,000 and 1.5 million metric tons of U.S. soybeans on Monday for delivery between October and December. The U.S. Soybean Export Council reports that China relaxed import tariffs for the purchases to make sense, given a price spread that favored U.S. soybeans.Mnuchin admitted Monday that it was a White House decision to call off a planned trip a Chinese delegation was going to take to Montana and Nebraska this week. Mnuchin said officials “didn’t want any confusion around the trade issues.”China has recently been buying a lot of meat. The Wall Street Journal says their recent purchases are pushing up the prices of beef, pork, and poultry around the globe. Meat buyers are increasing their activity after African Swine Fever hit the country hard and reduced the size of the world’s largest pig herd by more than a third. Domestic pork prices have jumped in China and meat imports are rising in response and placing a strain on global meat supplies.For example, Brazil poultry shipments to China have jumped 31 percent compared to last year. Retail prices for chicken breasts, thighs, and legs have increased roughly 16 percent. European meat buyers are paying five percent more for pork because more of their domestically produced supplies are heading to China.American shoppers haven’t felt the impact yet, but that may change. Futures prices recently rose after Chinese officials say the country could exempt some U.S. pork and other agricultural goods from punitive tariff increases. Many American meat companies have watched as European and South American competitors have raced each other to supply China’s pork needs. Home Indiana Agriculture News More Optimism for Upcoming Talks Between China and the U.S. Previous articleU.S. Biofuel Industry is Still WaitingNext articleRyan Martin’s Indiana Farm Forecast for September 25, 2019 NAFB News Service Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

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Appeal court reduces blogger’s jail sentence but upholds three years of house arrest

first_imgNews Vietnam sentences journalist Tran Thi Tuyet Dieu to eight years in prison News An appeal court today reduced French-Vietnamese blogger Pham Minh Hoang’s jail sentence from three years to 17 months but upheld an additional sentence of three years of house arrest after his release from prison. As Hoang has been detained since August 2010, he is due to be released from jail on 12 January.“We are obviously pleased by the reduction in Hoang’s jail sentence but we deplore the decision to keep him in prison for another seven weeks and, above all, the decision to keep him under house arrest for the next three years,” Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Jean-François Julliard said. “This sentence violates the principles enshrined in Vietnam’s constitution.”At today’s hearing, the appeal court judge said he had taken account of Hoang’s “recognition” of “his errors,” his request for clemency and his pledge to sever all ties with Viet Tan, an outlawed pro-democracy party. The judge said he also took account of his parents’ age – they are both in in their 90s – and the desire to “maintain good relations between France and Vietnam.”Hoang was sentence to three years in prison and three years of house arrest last August on a charge of trying to overthrow the government.__________________________________________________Call for transparency and respect for constitution at blogger’s appeal hearing11-28-2011Reporters Without Borders urges the court that will hear the blogger Pham Minh Hoang’s appeal tomorrow to quash his conviction on a charge of trying to overthrow the government. Hoang, who has French and Vietnamese dual citizenship, was sentenced in August to three years in prison and three years of house arrest.“Hoang was just expressing his views on subjects of public interest in Vietnam, a right guaranteed by the country’s constitution,” Reporters Without Borders. “Nonetheless, he has already been held for more than a year. He must be released and his conviction must be overturned. We reiterate our appeal to the French government and international community to put pressure on the Vietnamese authorities to free Hoang.”The press freedom organization added: “The journalists and observers who want to attend tomorrow’s hearing should be able to do so. The authorities must allow this in order to ensure the transparency of the appeal proceedings. We also urge the court to heed the articles of the constitution that absolve Hoang of all of these charges.”Article 43 of the constitution gives citizens the right to participate in public affairs and matter of concern to society, and to discuss local and national issues. Article 69 guarantees free speech and media freedom. Citizens have the right to receive information, to assemble, to form associations and to demonstrate as long as they respect the law. Article 71 protects the physical integrity, privacy, health, honour and dignity of citizens. No one may be arrested without a court order or properly certified warrant except when caught in the act of committing a crime.Hoang, who used the blog name of Phan Kien Quoc, wrote about education, the environment and Vietnam’s sovereignty disputes with China. He participated in a campaign against bauxite mining by Chinese companies in Vietnam’s central highlands and took part in conferences on Vietnam’s claims to the Paracel and Spratly Islands. A university teacher, he also gave extra-curricular training in leadership to his students and is a member of the pro-democracy party Viet Tan.He was sentenced to three years in prison and three years of house arrest by a Hanoi court on 10 August on a charge of trying to topple the government. The court found that he had “undermined national security” and “besmirched the country’s image.” Arrested on 13 August 2010, Hoang spent almost a year in pre-trial detention. Under Vietnamese law, this should be discounted from the jail time he has to serve.Armed security agents tried to intimidate journalists during the trial and to dissuade them from covering the proceedings. His wife, Le Thi Kieu Oanh, was not allowed to attend the trial and it is still not clear whether she will be allowed to attend tomorrow’s appeal hearing. When his mother asked to attend, she was told there were no more seats left in the courtroom.On 26 October, Reporters Without Borders launched a campaign aimed at drawing the attention of potential visitors to Vietnam to the media freedom situation and censorship there. At least three journalists and 17 netizens are currently detained in Vietnam. News RSF laureates support jailed Vietnamese journalist Pham Doan Trang Help by sharing this information Follow the news on Vietnam Organisation Receive email alerts April 27, 2021 Find out morecenter_img November 28, 2011 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Appeal court reduces blogger’s jail sentence but upholds three years of house arrest RSF_en News VietnamAsia – Pacific to go further April 22, 2021 Find out more Three more independent reporters arrested in Vietnam VietnamAsia – Pacific April 7, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

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Kick off Your Weekend With Yoga and Champagne

first_imgHerbeautyTiger Woods Is ‘Different Man’ 10 Years After ScandalHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty11 Ayurveda Heath Secrets From Ancient IndiaHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThink The Lost Weight Won’t Be Regained If You Stop Eating A Lot?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Questions To Start Conversation Way Better Than ‘How U Doing?’HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyYou Can’t Go Past Our Healthy Quick RecipesHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWhat’s Your Zodiac Flower Sign?HerbeautyHerbeauty More Cool Stuff Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Make a comment Unroll your mat for an invigorating full-body yoga flow to start the weekend off right. You’ll explore the postures and fundamentals of yoga and work every muscle through movement and breathe at a moderate, but intuitive pace.Enjoy an energizing evening with CorePower Yoga Pasadena and Lululemon at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena! A one-hour, all-levels yoga class will be held from 6:30pm–7:30pm on the Horseshoe Garden. Be sure to visit Chuan Spa afterward from 7:30pm–8:30pm for complimentary Champagne and usage of the spa’s facilities (sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi). You will also receive a 15% off any retail or services booked during the event!Attendance is complimentary. We suggest you to bring your own mat and towel; water will be provided, as well as mats for those who do not have their own. Valet parking is available at the hotel for $5 per car. RSVP is requested; please call (626) 585-6414 or email [email protected] in the fun on Thursday, April 21 for a complimentary yoga class with CorePower Yoga Pasadena on the Horseshoe Garden, and then visit Chuan Spa afterward for champagne and retail discounts. Upcoming classes will also be held Thursday, May 26 and Thursday, June 30 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The Langham is located at 1401 S. Oak Knoll Ave., Pasadena. Visit www.langhamhotels.com/en/the-langham/pasadena/ for more information Business News Community News Cover Story Kick off Your Weekend With Yoga and Champagne From STAFF REPORTS Published on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 | 11:47 am 10 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it center_img Community News Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Subscribe Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes First Heatwave Expected Next Week Top of the News last_img read more

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Limerick Council inspects more than 1,500 rented accommodation units

first_imgNewsLocal NewsLimerick Council inspects more than 1,500 rented accommodation unitsBy Alan Jacques – December 18, 2014 700 TAGSlimerickLimerick City and County Councilprivate rented accommodation Advertisement Twitter WhatsApp Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Email Linkedin WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories Print Facebook Previous articleUlster Bank league returns as Munster travel to Glasgow #UBLNext articleTwo Limerick waste water plants fail to meet required standards Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live by Alan [email protected] up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up THERE have been 1,540 inspections of private rented accommodation carried out by Limerick City and County Council over the past three years.As a result of the inspections between January 2012 and November 2014, the local authority has issued 934 notice of works and improvement notices.So far in 2014, 330 properties have been inspected and 107 notice of works and 46 improvement notices have been issued.The Council, which is responsible for enforcing the standards for rented housing regulations in Limerick City and County, says it continues to carry out inspections across Limerick on a weekly basis in order to “improve the housing standards for tenants in private rented accommodation”.The standards include requirements in respect of structural condition, sanitary facilities, heating facilities, food preparation, storage and laundry, ventilation, lighting, fire safety, refuse and the safety of gas and electrical supply.Director of Services for Home and Social Development, Caroline Curley said that in the vast majority of cases, the defects raised in the notices issued to landlords were resolved and the case closed following a re-inspection of the property by the council.“We are committed to ensuring the regulations are enforced by carrying out inspections on privately rented accommodation under our remit, following up each inspection with written communication to the landlord and carrying out further inspections as needed,” she said.Ms Curley pointed out that the landlord of each rented property has a legal obligation to ensure their accommodation was in compliance with the regulations and to make repairs as necessary, subject to normal wear and tear.“These regulations do not, however, remove the tenant’s obligations in respect of the Residential Tenancies Act 2004 which requires that tenants must avoid causing damage and/or make good any damage beyond normal wear and tear,” she added.Meanwhile, the Council is reminding tenants of private rented accommodation that there is a set procedure in place if they believe their accommodation is not in compliance with the regulations.Tenants should initially contact their landlord in order to try and remedy the issues. If it transpires that the problem has not been rectified by the landlord, the tenant may then make a written complaint to Limerick City and County Council regarding the standard of their rented accommodation. Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed livelast_img read more

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Supercooling point frequency distributions in Collembola are affected by moulting

first_img1. Many arthropods depress the freezing point of their body fluids (supercool) to avoid freezing at subzero temperatures. This is normally a seasonal response and is achieved by the production of specific biomolecules including cryoprotectants, a cessation in feeding, and the removal or masking of ice-nucleating material from their bodies.2. In springtails, the mid-gut is shed during moulting which results in the complete evacuation of the gut and a concomitant reduction in the supercooling point (SCP). We determined whether this non-adaptive explanation could account for the variability observed in the SCP of summer-acclimatized springtails.3. Moult preparation resulted in a highly significant reduction in the SCP. Feeding after moulting restored the SCP to previous high levels.4. Significant differences in SCP between springtails sampled from vegetation and the soil surface, on different days, and at different sites on the same day were also documented, demonstrating that not all variation in SCP is environmentally induced.5. Investigations of the responses of the SCP to environmental variation in springtails and other arthropods should take into account the effects of moulting before solely adaptive conclusions are drawn.last_img read more

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Bees Beat Up On El Paso

first_img Robert Lovell Tags: PCL/Salt Lake Bees August 27, 2019 /Sports News – Local Bees Beat Up On El Paso FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmail(El Paso, TX) — Justin Bour was 3-for-5 with a homer as the Bees pounded the Chihuahuas 11-3 in El Paso.Kaleb Cowart, Jo Adell, and Jarrett Parker all joined Bour in having a pair of RBI each. Drew Hutchinson gave up just three hits over seven shutout innings to earn the win.Salt Lake is now 57-and-75 and will continue their road trip tonight in Texas. Written bylast_img read more