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Free-agent reliever Koji Uehara?agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the Chicago Cubs?on Wednesday. Cheap Marcell Ateman Jersey .Terms werent disclosed, but a source told ESPNs Jesse Rogers that the contract is worth $6 million.Uehara had better offers from other teams but chose to take less to join the Cubs, according to the source.Uehara, who will turn 42 in April, was the fourth-oldest player to throw a pitch in the big leagues in 2016 after Bartolo Colon, Joe Nathan and R.A. Dickey. He has pitched for the Baltimore Orioles (2009-11), Texas Rangers (2011-12) and Boston Red Sox (2013-16) after playing for 10 years for the Yomiuri Giants in Japan.In 2016, he made 50 appearances and posted a 3.45 ERA. He also recorded 12.1 strikeouts per nine innings, his highest total since 2013, when he finished seventh in the Cy Young Award voting and threw the clinching pitch for the Red Sox in their World Series win over the St. Louis Cardinals.Though he throws from the right side, Uehara has a reverse split thats very effective against left-handed batters, holding them to a career .183 average. The Cubs need someone in the bullpen against lefties after losing left-hander Aroldis Chapman and likely Travis Wood. Lefty swingman Mike Montgomery could be moving to the rotation.The Cubs will now have pitchers who were on the mound for the final out in three of the past four World Series: Uehara, Wade Davis and Montgomery.Uehara missed seven weeks from July 19 through Sept. 7 with a strained right pectoral muscle, an injury that is far less common for pitchers than shoulder problems. But upon his return, he closed out the regular season by throwing 11 consecutive scoreless innings (12 strikeouts, two walks).The Red Sox did not make a qualifying offer to Uehara, who made $9 million in 2016, the second season of a two-year, $18 million contract extension signed during the exclusive negotiating period for free agents in 2014.ESPN Red Sox reporter Scott Lauber contributed to this report. Youth Raiders Jerseys . This should be celebrated because it will not always be this way. With the amount of money given to players by their clubs these days, it is a wonder that so many of those teams allow the sport to continue to take away many of their assets so they can play for a different team in the middle of their season. Raiders Jerseys Online .ca. Kerry,  Just watched the shootout in the Coyotes/Leafs game and I have to ask, why was the James van Riemsdyk goal allowed to count?  All of the video replays we were shown on TV were inconclusive about whether the puck had entirely crossed the line or not. . In the lead up - which seemed to begin the moment Mike Geiger blew the whistle in Houston last Thursday night - the Impact rumour mill went into overdrive. The speculation went into meltdown mode, of the golden nugget variety. WASHINGTON -- Once the Washington Capitals cracked Roberto Luongo, they cruised to their fifth consecutive victory.T.J. Oshie, Alex Ovechkin and Lars Eller scored on five shots in less than five minutes as the Capitals beat the Florida Panthers 4-2 Saturday night to keep their winning streak going. Oshie had two goals in the game and wasnt worried about the veteran team getting frustrated by Luongos heroics.Sometimes youve got to find different ways to score, said Oshie, who has six goals this season. We got a pretty positive bench. We got guys that say the right things on the team. You saw there it took a tip-in goal to kind of open the floodgates a little bit.Luongo was arguably the best player on the ice making 32 saves on 36 shots, and he was on the wrong end of some mistakes by an injury-riddled Panthers lineup. There wasnt much he could do on Oshies first goal that came on a 2-on-1, or on Ovechkins when the superstar made a textbook deflection of Brooks Orpiks shot.Oshies second goal and Ellers -- which came with the Danish ambassador witnessing his first hockey game -- were flashier. But the Capitals dont care how they score as long as they get the job done.We have to have traffic in front, said Ovechkin, who had an assist to go along with his seventh goal of the season. If youre going to put big body in front of the net, its one more chance to put it in on a deflection or hes not going to see it.Luongo stopped just about everything he could see. He robbed Ovechkin from his spot on the power play, got his right pad on Marcus Johanssons effort from the edge of the crease and made such an impressive glove save on a rebound attempt by Nicklas Backstrom that he held the puck in the air like an outfielder showing he snared a line drive.The 37-year-old earned plenty of kudos from Capitals players, and his coach didnt blame him at all when Floridas 2-1 lead became a 4-2 deficit in a 4:45 stretch.Second period he probably made five unbelievable saves to keep it cclose, Panthers coach Gerard Gallant said. Cheap P. J. Hall Jersey. We made some dumb mistakes. We opened up the ice for them. Theyre a team thats going to capitalize on your mistakes.Jared McCann scored his first goal with Florida after an offseason trade from Vancouver, and Reilly Smith had a power-play goal as the Panthers led early in the third period. But without ageless right winger Jaromir Jagr, who left with a groin injury, and many other key players, they couldnt handle the Capitals onslaught.Things were looking good for our hockey team, and then we fell apart again, said Gallant, whose team has lost seven of 10. It was a matter of time before theyre coming back the way we were playing.After a strong second period gave way to blowing a three-goal lead Thursday against Winnipeg, the Capitals didnt let up after an 18-4 second-period shot advantage Saturday. They got better as the game went on, and the results followed.We play with confidence, Ovechkin said. We understand we cant let different teams play their way. We have to manage our speed, we have to manage our game and we have to dictate the scenario.Game notes Gallant said Jagr felt a cramp in his groin during the first period and was too sore to return. He said the injury didnt seem too serious and called the 44-year-old day to day. ... Washington starter Braden Holtby stopped 22 of the 24 shots he faced. ... Capitals 1990 playoff hero John Druce dropped the puck for a ceremonial faceoff on Hockey Fights Cancer night. Druces daughter Courtney died from cancer over the summer after being diagnosed with the disease five times since 2014.UP NEXTPanthers: Return home from their one-game road trip to face their in-state-rivals, the Tampa Bay Lightning, on Monday night.Capitals: Host the defending Western Conference-champion San Jose Sharks on election night in the nations capital Tuesday. China Jerseys Wholesale China NFL Jerseys Wholesale Stitched Jerseys China Jerseys NFL T-shirts From China Cheap NFL T-shirts Wholesale Jerseys 2019 ' ' '