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STARS ALIGNED: CUBS HAMELS

AUG 3, 2019— Grinding Out The Profits: The Chicago Cubs welcome Cole Hamels back off the DL knowing he is 13-1 in his last fourteen team-starts in August, including 7-0 the last seven at home. Meanwhile, Milwaukee’s Gio Gonzalez is 1-6 in his last seven team-starts in August, including 0-4 the last four away. Just do it.

And Let The Games Begin

The USA TODAY Coaches Poll was released for the 2019 football season and for the first time ever the Clemson Tigers were awarded the top spot. The top 5 teams included: 1. Clemson, 2. Alabama, 3. Georgia, 4. Oklahoma, and 5. Ohio State. The Big Ten leads the way with seven ranked teams, followed by the SEC (six), Pac-12 (five), Big 12 (four) and ACC (two). The only ranked Group of 5 team is UCF. FYI: Last year’s preseason Top 5 was made up of the same five schools: 1. Alabama, 2. Clemson, 3. Ohio State, 4. Georgia, 5. Oklahoma.

MLB History Book

Cincinnati: Bauer 7-1 $ away in August, including 5-0 the last five … Dodgers: Buehler 8-0 $ vs. NL West this season … NYY: German 11-1 $ career vs. AL East, including 3-0 career vs. the Red Sox … Houston: Sanchez 5-1 $ career in August … Oakland: Fiers 6-0 $ in August.

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