Eric Weddle: Offseason moves ‘lit a fire’ in Joe Flacco

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco understands the selection of Lamar Jackson means something  even if Flacco is entrenched as the starter.
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Flacco has taken the team’s offseason additions of Jackson and Robert Griffin III in stride publicly, at least.

But the team focused on getting Flacco some weapons during the offseason, and upgraded the receiving corps with the additions of Michael Crabtree, John Brown, Willie Snead and tight ends Hayden Hurst and Mark Andrews, among others.

With a new supporting cast, Flacco is applying veteran leadership and plans to bring the players together during the break before training camp.

It’s going to be a lot of fun, Flacco said, via the Ravens’ official website. I mean, these guys, the good thing with these guys is they come up to you and say, ‘Hey, Flac. You text me, we’re out there.’ So, we’ll be getting together and it’ll be good for us.

This time, it was 23-year-old Jonathan Loaisiga, Budda Baker Womens Jersey throwing five scoreless innings in his first big-league start.

And while other rookies who have played huge roles this year — such as Gleyber Torres, Miguel Andujar and Domingo German — had lots of minor-league work before reaching the majors, Loaisiga did it after skipping Triple-A and with just 35 professional outings under his spikes.

Didi Gregorius homered in the third inning, Giancarlo Stanton had a sixth-inning sacrifice fly to score Aaron Judge and Gary Sanchez hit a three-run double in the eighth.

The Yankees’ bullpen turned in four scoreless frames from four different arms — Jonathan Holder, David Robertson, Dellin Betances and Adam Warren.

The Yankees won for the third time in four games and eight of their last 10.

They have the game’s best record at 45-20 but they started the day a full game behind the Red Sox in the American League East due Womens Germain Ifedi Jersey to rained out games.

What’s the latest: Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff said in a statement the team has had productive and constructive talks with Jones.

We have been in contact with Julio and his representation, the statement reads. We will not discuss those conversations publicly except to say we feel they have been productive and constructive. We understand the concerns and thoughts from their perspective.