Houston Astros owner donates $4million to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts
31 August, 2017, 01:10 | Author: Paula Vaughn
According to Astros president Reid Ryan, however, the series didn't have to move to Florida as he was trying to negotiate with the Rangers to move this series to Arlington in exchange for a September Rangers-hosted series to be played at Minute Maid Park, but Texas refused.
"We went to the Rangers and said, 'Hey let's switch series".
"When you get right down to it, what we do, we're privileged to be able to do this, and when real life punches you in the mouth, you take notice and this becomes a distraction for that", Banister said.
Defending himself for having tried to extort an advantage of the situation, the Rangers have rather explained that they did not want to annoy the fans who had bought tickets for the games in Arlington at the end of the month of September. "So we felt like getting out of Texas and going to a neutral site was in the best interest of our players and in the best interests for the integrity of the schedule this year".
The Mets are now in Cincinnati and will begin a three-game road trip Tuesday that concludes with a matinee Thursday.
The game was originally scheduled for NRG Stadium, which is not damaged as yet, but there is severe flooding nearby. The Astros would be designated the home team in Arlington this week. Both teams had an off day Monday. The total $2 million contribution will support first response efforts by the American Red Cross, Salvation Army and the United Way of Greater Houston.
Sources said moving the series to Citi Field, with the Astros officially designated as the home team, had been a possibility early in deliberations, but as talks continued, that option became increasingly unlikely.
On the baseball side of things, it would also create a two-week road trip for the Rangers, who are still in the race for the final wild card spot in the American League.
The value of the SBNs received by the currency chests has been credited to the banks' account on "said to contain basis". Rs 16,000 cr out of demonetised notes of Rs 15,44,000 cr did not come back to RBI .
The anticipation of a classic showdown inside Arthur Ashe Stadium is part of the lure of this year's Open, which begins Monday. The lone down side is the two are on the same side of the draw, meaning they would have to square off in the semifinals.
In fact, Kim and Ri's marriage wasn't even confirmed until 2012, at which point they'd been married for roughly three years. She visited South Korea in 2005 as a cheerleader for her country's squad in the Asian Athletics Championships.
But the concerns over Thomas have added an uneasiness to a trade we'll still be breaking down a decade from now. This is all new ground for general manager Koby Altman, who has only been on the job full-time since mid-July.
As you may know, Perrie is now dating soccer player - sorry, United Kingdom fans, footballer - Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Watching Sanchez against Liverpool , it was clear he was a player who did not want to be there.
Authorities weren't able to confirm the incident early Monday afternoon, but three family members verified the story to KHOU. Witnesses told the station that emergency crews in the area were not able to reach the van in time to rescue the six inside.
The Kardashian family announced Tuesday that they would be donating $500,000 to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts . John's in downtown Houston ) to implement a plan to help as many as we can", she told the Houston Chronicle .
The White House had said that transgender people would be allowed to continue serving until Mattis had completed such an analysis. The US official added that for now, the current policy in respect to transgenders serving in the military remains in effect.
Some of the companies that will incorporate the tool into their products include Sonos , Bose, Sound United, and Samsung. Amazon Music Unlimited (for students) is available in the USA starting today for the low-low price of $4.99 per month.
This $449 ASUS Mixed Reality headset looks rather gorgeous
Besides the visors and motion controllers from HP, Dell and others, the holiday push will include Windows Mixed Reality PCs. The headset's price is supposed to be "affordable", but it's really not cheap at all compared to more established headsets.
ISIL evacuation deal sparks Iraqi outrage
On Tuesday, the ISIS fighters reached in Deir al-Zour province in eastern Syria, near the border with Iraq. He praised the Lebanese army for carrying out the operation that ended with the ISIL deal.