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With their club futures finally settled after a stressful month, Australias netball Diamonds are focusing on vanquishing old foe New Zealand. Jordan 5 For Sale Cheap .Half the Australian squad of 12 for this months four-Test Constellation Cup series have changed teams since the Diamonds assembled for the Quad Series in August.Most of them have ended up at Collingwood, one of three new clubs in the new national eight-team competition starting next year.There has been unprecedented levels of player movement since the revamp was announced, with contracts signed in a hectic 12-day period last month.Coming into the Quad Series, some knew what they were doing, some didnt, some were making those tough calls while we were on tour, said Diamonds midcourter Madi Robinson, who moved across Melbourne from the Vixens to Collingwood.I think coming together this time theres a bit of a sense of relief, that we can start talking.Its all announced everyone knows happening and we can move on and really focus on the Diamonds for the time being.But Im delighted to be going to Collingwood and the facilities are just phenomenal.I just love to be back playing with the girls I started playing with, the likes of Sharni Layton, Caitlin Thwaites and Shae Brown, they are girls I started playing at the elite level with in 2006.Robinson has been around long enough to have played in the Melbourne derbies between Kestrels and Phoenix in the years before the trans-Tasman competition started in 2008.The derbies were amazing., there was so much hype about them, Robinson said.The derbies are awesome and I know there be so much talk about the first game that Collingwood and Vixens play against each other,.Another player to have switched clubs is prolific shooter Caitlin Bassett ,who moved from West Coast Fever to Sunshine Coast Lightning.I think the most exciting thing is that everything is out there, Bassett told AAP.I hate secrets and it was a little bit stressful with girls trying to decide what they were going to do and where was the best place for them to play next season.Diamonds shooter Bassett is part of the most cosmopolitan of the new teams.The Lightnings roster includes Englands Geva Mento,r, New Zealanders Laura Langman and Erena Mikaere and South African Karla Mostert, with Kiwi Noeline Taurua their inaugural head coach. .Im definitely excited about playing under Noeline, Bassett said.From everything Ive seen shes an amazing :coach. Air Jordan 5 Cheap Wholesale . Kuznetsov, who was selected by the Capitals in the first round of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, has been playing for his hometown team Chelyabinsk Traktor of the KHL. Air Jordan 5 China Wholesale . Tracey comes to the Blue Bombers after spending over a decade with Queens University. Most recently he was the schools assistant football coach. . Gerald Green and Miles Plumlee? Green had bounced around the NBA when he wasnt playing overseas. The Pacers gave up on Plumlee after just one season. Now Green and Plumlee are key cogs in the Suns surprising breakout season. ANAHEIM, Calif. -- C.J. Cron isnt missing many pitches anymore.Cron hit two home runs to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-2 on Tuesday night.Mike Trout went 3 for 4 with two doubles and he scored on Crons home run in the first inning and on Andrelton Simmons bloop single in the eighth.Cron homered in the third inning to give the Angels a 3-0 lead. It was his fourth multi-home run game this season and brought his total to 14.Hes found his timing, Angels manager Mike Scioscia said. He had figured some things out before he was hit in the hand and hes carried the form. Hes swinging really well.Cron was hit in the hand by a fastball in Baltimore and underwent surgery on July 12. After missing 35 games, the Angels first baseman picked things up right where he left off.I try to remember what exactly Im doing so I can just get it in my mind and try to stay with it if something like that happens, Cron said. Im just swinging at good pitches and when I get the good ones Im not missing them like I sometimes did earlier in the year. Thats a big plus.Jered Weaver (10-11) limited the Reds to two earned runs and eight hits, walked none and struck out five.I think he pitched with his fastball -- much like he did in Toronto -- with good command, Scioscia said. Weave can get that fastball going on both sides of the plate. He spins the ball so well and changes speeds so well and then everything opens up for him.Nearing his 34th birthday, Weavers fastball doesnt have the velocity it used to. But Weaver was pleased with his command and the location of his off-speed pitches.I threw an 87 up there in the seventh, Weaver said. So watch out.Weaver pitched into the seventh inning for the first time since July 17, but ran into trouble after getting the first out. Eugenio Suarez hit a two-run homer to make it 3-2 and Jose Peraza hit a line drive single to right field. Mike Morin relieved and retired the next two batters to strand Peraza.The Reds had runners in scoring position in the eighth and ninth innings but J.C. Ramirez got Scott Schebler to strike out on a checked swing in the eighth and Fernando Salas got Zack Cozart to pop out to first basee for his sixth save. Jordan 5 China For Sale. e got ourselves in a situation to have the potential go-ahead run at the plate in the ninth inning off their closer, manager Bryan Price said. Considering we were down 3-0, that wasnt the worst thing in the world we could do. We got ourselves in a situation to steal one and we just couldnt get it done.Cincinnati left nine runners on base.Tim Adleman (2-2), who allowed both home runs to Cron, lost his first major league decision since May 6, giving up three earned runs in six innings with four strikeouts and a walk.I thought he did a terrific job, Price said. He went after (Cron) in that last at-bat. He wasnt going to give in to him and give him anything he could hit. He made good pitches, got him to expand the zone and got that little chopper back to the mound that last time.Adleman was relieved by Anaheim native Michael Lorenzen, who went to nearby Fullerton Union High School and played college ball at Cal State Fullerton.Lorenzen put two on in the eighth before Simmons dropped a single into shallow right field to score Trout from third. It was the only run Lorenzen allowed in two innings in his first appearance at his hometown ballpark.TRAINERS ROOMReds: Pereza was in the starting lineup one night after leaving the game with a facial contusion. Peraza was cleared of a concussion following Monday nights game after an errant pickoff throw by Matt Shoemaker missed Crons glove at first base and struck Peraza in his face.Angels: 3B Yunel Escobar worked out with the team Tuesday and barring any setbacks, is on track to be activated Friday in Seattle. Escobar was placed on the 7-day concussion list on Aug. 20.UP NEXTReds: LHP Brandon Finnegan will close out Cincinnatis final interleague series of the season. Finnegan is 2-1 with a 2.67 ERA in the months of August and has won five of his last eight starts.Angels: RHP Ricky Nolasco is still looking for his first win with the Angels since being traded from Minnesota on Aug. 1. Nolasco is 3-2 with a 5.49 ERA in 11 starts against Cincinnati. ' ' '