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BERLIN -- Davie Selke refused to celebrate despite playing a key role as Leipzig set a Bundesliga record to go second on Sunday after beating Werder Bremen 3-1. Adidas Ultra Boost Outlet Online .Former Bremen striker Selke set one goal up and then sealed the win as Leipzig, the first side to remain unbeaten in its first eight Bundesliga games, closed to within two points of leader Bayern Munich.Ive huge respect for Bremen. I know a lot of people there and Im grateful to the club, said the 21-year-old Selke, who had been Bremens great hope for the future before switching between the sides last year.It was a record transfer for the second division, with Selke costing Leipzig a reported eight million euros ($9 million), rising to 10 million euros ($11 million) with add-ons.Such is Leipzigs strength in depth this season -- the club spent a reported 50 million euros ($55 million) in the summer -- that Selke started on the bench against Bremen.But the Germany youth international needed only three minutes after coming on with less than 20 minutes remaining to set up Naby Keitas second goal with a perfect cross.Keita had broken the deadlock minutes before the break. The Guinea midfielder had a fortunate bounce of the ball to get past one defender, produced a quick turn of foot to go past another, and then rounded the goalkeeper to score from a closing angle.One minute after Selke set up Keitas header, his Olympic teammate Serge Gnabry pulled one back for Bremen, sliding in to reach a cross after Ousman Manneh had surged through the middle.But Selke killed any hopes of an equalizer with the third goal on a counterattack deep in injury time, ensuring Leipzigs remarkable run continued.Leipzig had been the first promoted side to remain unbeaten after seven Bundesliga games since Kaiserslautern in 1997-98. `Lautern, which lost its eighth game -- 3-1 at home to Bremen -- went on to win the title that season.Selke played down his sides title chances, however.I dont want to hear anything about it. Were a promoted side, he said. Its gone well so far and weve got to try and keep it going.Leipzig sporting director Ralf Rangnick said talk of challenging Bayern was premature.I said before the season that the table can only be taken seriously after the 10th game. If were still there after the 10th round then you can really say were on the right path, Rangnick said.---SCHALKE 3, MAINZ 0After starting the league with five straight defeats, Schalkes second win comes as a welcome boost for new coach Markus Weinzierl and sporting director Christian Heidel, who was facing former side Mainz for the first time.Another new face, Nabil Bentaleb, scored twice as Schalke escaped the relegation zone with its best performance of the season before next weekends Ruhr derby against Borussia Dortmund.Bentaleb opened the scoring midway through the first half, set up by Franco di Santo.Di Santo also provided Max Meyer with his chance after the break, when the referee played the advantage after Gaetan Bussmann handled the ball, allowing the quick-thinking Argentine to pull the ball back for Meyer to strike.Algeria midfielder Bentaleb wrapped up a comprehensive win with a deflected shot just after the hour-mark. Cheap Adidas Ultra Boost 3.0 . "Were just throwing s--- at the wall hoping something sticks," said Tortorella about the possible line combinations for Fridays game against Columbus. The Canucks have lost five straight games and six of their last seven, leaving them in a logjam in the Pacific Division, currently sitting fifth - good for ninth in the Western Conference. White Womens Adidas Ultra Boost 2018 . Andrew Luck lost his favourite target and the Indianapolis locker room lost one of its most revered leaders when Reggie Wayne was diagnosed Monday with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee that will cost him the rest of the season. .J. -- Seven games into a disappointing season, New York Giants defensive catalyst Jason Pierre-Paul is getting the feeling hes back. LOS ANGELES -- Freddy Galvis showed some rare power from the right side of the plate -- at the Dodgers expense.The Philadelphia shortstop hit a three-run home run in the seventh inning to help the Phillies beat Los Angeles 6-2 on Wednesday. The homer was his first right-handed since 2014.Wow, I cant even remember, Galvis said. It was like two years ago. Its happening right now on the right side. It feels good, man. Ive been working really hard in the cage trying to get my right hand back again. I know I can hit the ball in the gap and stuff, and I felt good today.Ryan Howard added a three-run, pinch double in the ninth.Los Angeles closer Kenley Jansen pitched the ninth, even with the Dodgers down 3-2, and loaded the bases. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Jansen told him before the game that he wanted to get some work in, no matter the situation. Howard hit the bases-clearing double to right for insurance runs in the victory that dropped the Dodgers a game behind first-place San Francisco in the NL West.The Phillies had little success against Dodgers starter Scott Kazmir (9-6). He struck out six and allowed four hits before leaving after 100 pitches with two runners on and no outs in the seventh inning.Left-hander Grant Dayton, after striking out the first batter he faced, gave up the Galvis homer into the left-field bullpen. Galvis has 11 home runs this season.Phillies starter Jeremy Hellickson allowed one earned run and struck out seven in five innings. He left after 71 pitches with back tightness.I just felt a little tweak on the second pitch to (Chase) Utley (in the fifth), Hellickson said. It tightened up on me. I tried to talk (Phillies manager) Pete (Mackanin) into letting me go back out, but its probably a good thing he didnt let me. Ill probably be sore for a couple of days.Hellickson said hell be fine and isnt scheduled to undergo any tests on his back.Howard had his second consecutive double as a pinch hitter. He has a career batting average of .303 with the bases loaded.Is hes adjusting to his new role as a pinch hitter?I dont really know how to answer that to be honest with you. Im just playing, Howard said. Thats it. Its a game of ups and downs. You have downs. Eventually, youre going to have ups. Im trying to swing it well. Trying to stick with it, let it ride. Not put too much thought into anything.Galvis and Howard were able to tag the Dodgers bullpen for four runs. Galvis homered in consecutive games for just the second time in his career.I think the bullpen wasnt consistent, Galvis said about the Dodgers.. Black Adidas Ultra Boost 4.0. . They were throwing a lot of balls. They were walking a lot of guys, and they gave us a chance to win the game.Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager was hit in the right wrist by Elvis Araujos pitch in the sixth inning. He has a bruise and X-rays will be taken as a precautionary measure.Seager went down in pain and was attended to by a trainer, but stayed in the game. He doubled in his next at-bat, a shot to center in the eighth inning.Araujo (2-1) pitched one inning for the victory.The Dodgers scored in the first inning on Adrian Gonzalezs doubled to right, and cut it to 3-2 in the seventh on Rob Segedins RBI single.REDDICK UPDATEJosh Reddick is 5 for 32 with the Dodgers since being acquired from Oakland.Before the game, Roberts said about Reddicks slow offensive start: I have seen him as a very productive player for a long time. I think you can see the body language a little bit when you hit a ball hard, and it gets caught in left-center field or you square a ball up and the second baseman is there. Maybe a little bit of over-swinging, but hell be fine.QUOTE OF THE DAYRoberts on not calling a team meeting after ace Clayton Kershaw went down with a back injury.It was something that at that point in time, I felt we were trending in the right direction as a team. And, we have a lot of conversations individually and with certain groups or as a team about what it takes to win and be better every day. I thought the guys were understanding what me and the coaches were trying to talk about on a daily basis. I just trusted that and felt that I didnt need to call a team meeting to state the obvious.TRAINERS ROOMDodgers: LHP Rich Hill (blister on finger) had his latest expected start pushed back again for precautionary measures. There is no scheduled date for him to come off the disabled list. RHP Brandon McCarthy will throw a bullpen session on Thursday and could start this weekend.UP NEXTPhillies: On Friday, RHP Jake Thompson (0-1, 12.46) will make his second major league start in a home series with the Colorado Rockies. In his debut last Saturday, Thompson allowed six runs in 4 1/3 innings against the San Diego Padres.Dodgers: RHP Ross Stripling (3-3, 3.79) will make his second straight start Friday in place of Bud Norris, who is on the 15-day DL with a back strain. He threw five scoreless innings against Boston on Saturday. Prior to that, the rookie right-hander hadnt started a game since May 19. Wholesale China Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale Authentic Jerseys Nike NFL Jerseys China Wholesale Nike Basketball Jerseys Hockey Jerseys China Supply Baseball Jerseys Football Jerseys Sale Authentic College Jerseys MLB Jerseys China Stitched Soccer Jerseys Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap Nike Jerseys ' ' ' 

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