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Estevan Florial ‘picking brains’ of Yankees stars during pandemic

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Estevan Florial 'picking brains' of Yankees stars during pandemic

Five days a week Estevan Florial enters Steinbrenner Field to make sure if spring training resumes the outfielder will be ready and his baseball knowledge increased.

“I come here and lift, take some swings and throw a little bit. I try to get ready so when we get back to playing ball I will be prepared. We have a small group, so being around these guys has been a great experience,’’ Florial wrote to The Post via email about working out with Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton, DJ LeMahieu and Miguel Andujar. “I think it’s been great to be next to them and try to pick things up from them in this atmosphere. The group here is special. I pay close attention to how they go about their business and try to pick their brains.’’

Wrist injuries have cost Florial playing time each of the previous two minor league seasons and moved the 22-year-old center fielder down the list of top Yankees prospects. Following the 2018 season, Florial was tabbed by Baseball America as the Yankees’ No. 1 prospect.

He had hamate surgery on his right wrist early in the 2018 season playing for Single-A Tampa, and suffered a non-displaced right wrist fracture and a second break of a bone in his hand in big league spring training in 2019.

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Adding to the slip down the prospect list has been strikeout totals. In five minor league seasons the 6-foot-1, 195-pound left-handed hitter, has whiffed 484 times in 1,507 at-bats compared to 412 hits. In the past two seasons he has struck out 127 times and gotten 78 hits.

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Florial, a plus defender, is a career .273 hitter with 42 homers and 213 RBIs in 392 minor league games. His best season was 2017 with Single-A Charleston — when he hit .297 with 11 homers, 43 RBIs and posted a .856 OPS in a career-high 91 games.

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“It’s part of the game. You don’t want to strike out all of the time,’’ Florial said of the strikeouts in spring training. “I have to get better at that.’’

With minor league games likely to not be played due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Florial’s development might be restricted to working out in case he’s needed for the big league club if a season starts.

“It’s been very frustrating. Nobody was thinking something like this would be happening. I feel very sad, but I just try to do what I can,’’ Florial explained.

As for the possibility of being put on an expanded roster or being part of a reserve bunch, Florial would look forward to either.

“I would be very excited about it. Obviously if I get the opportunity to be placed on a roster it’s going to be great. I just want to be playing the game again. I just want to play. Somewhere. Somehow,’’ Florial stated.

Signed out of the Dominican Republic in 2015, Florial has been a professional baseball player for five years, and this one is by far the strangest.

“It’s absolutely weird. No games anywhere? To go this long without baseball? It’s such a strange experience,’’ said Florial, who thanked God that his family hasn’t been touched by the coronavirus.

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UFRR oferta oficinas de Línguas Portuguesa e Estrangeiras

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UFRR oferta oficinas de Línguas Portuguesa e Estrangeiras

Oficinas serão realizadas por alunos estagiários dos cursos de Letras (português, espanhol e inglês), sob orientação dos professores das disciplinas de Estágio Supervisionado

O Núcleo de Línguas Estrangeiras (Nucele) e os cursos de bacharelado em Letras da Universidade Federal de Roraima (UFRR) abriram inscrições para oficinas gratuitas nas áreas de línguas portuguesa e estrangeiras, para estudantes do ensino fundamental e médio.

Trata-se de uma proposta de desenvolvimento dos estágios curriculares supervisionados das licenciaturas em Letras no âmbito do Ensino Remoto Emergencial-ERE da UFRR. As oficinas serão realizadas por alunos estagiários dos cursos de Letras (português, espanhol e inglês), sob orientação dos professores das disciplinas de Estágio Supervisionado.

O publico-alvo é especialmente alunos que desejam realizar o Exame Nacional do Ensino Médio, alunos que pretendem fazer o vestibular da UFRR, além de alunos que tenham interesse de fazer o ensino médio no Instituto Federal de Ciência e Tecnologia de Roraima. No entanto, todos os alunos do ensino fundamental e médio podem participar;

O período das inscrições das oficinas segue o seguinte cronograma:

Oficina de Leitura: “O cidadão de Papel: uma proposta de leitura crítica”. Incrições de 19/01 a 30/01.

Oficina de Lingua Portuguesa Ensino Fundamental: “Do povo para a sala de aula: estudando gêneros populares na aula de português”. Incrições de 18/01 a 01/02.

Oficina 1 de Espanhol: “El extraordinario mundo de los cuentos”. Incrições de 17/01 a 02/02.

Oficina 2 de Espanhol: “El universo de las historietas: los superheroes de hoy”. Incrições de 20/01 a 01/02.

Oficina 3 de Espanhol: “Cuentos de terror: desentrañando las narrativas de Quiroga”. Incrições de 21/01 a 18/02. Link: encurtador.com.br/mortC

Oficina 4 de Espanhol: “Biografia: personajes del mundo hispânico”. Incrições de 21/01 a 17/02. link:

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Oficina de Literatura – Ensino Medio: “A mulher preta eo pobre e no Vestibular da UFRR: um retrato brasileiro por meio da Literatura.” Incrições de 25/01 to 30/01.

Oficina de Conversação de Inglês. Incrições de 25/01 to 31/01.

Leitura e compreensão textual em língua inglesa para ENEM e vestibular. Incrições de 25/01 to 31/01.

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Covid-19 custou ao Estado português 7.74 mil milhões de euros só em 2021

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Covid-19 custou ao Estado português 7.74 mil milhões de euros só em 2021

A covid-19 custom ao Estado portugues 7.74 mil milhoes de euros só em 2021, divulgou esta quinta-feira a Direção-Geral do Orçamento (DGO), num dia em que Portugal estabeleceu um novo recorde diário de infeções.

“Até ao final de Dezembro, a execução das medidas adotadas no âmbito do combate e da prevenção da Covid-19, bem como as que têm por objetivo repor a normalidade, conduziu a uma redução da receita de 306.4 milhões de euros ea um aumento da despesa total em 7.437.3 milhões de euros”, lê-se na”Sintese da Execução Orçamentalda DGO.

Incluído na despesa estão os apoios as empresas e ao empregoque somaram 4.027.6 milhões de euros, sendo um quarto no âmbito no programa Apoiar e um pouco de mais de outro quarto no apoio aos transportes.

O apoio ao setor da Saude somou no ano passado 1,474.9 milhões de euros, sendo aqui incluído o investimento em recursos humanos, vacinas e testes.

Quanto ao boletim epidemiologico da Direção-Geral de Saude (DGS), foram diagnosticadas 65.706 novas infeções de quarta para quinta-feira, um novo recorde diário no país, e há ainda a lamentar mais 41 mortes com Covid-19.

Em termos hospitalares, registou-se uma queda de 64 “doentes covid” internadoshavendo agora um máximo de 2249 camas ocupadas, incluindo 147 nos cuidados intensivos (menos sete do que na quarta-feira).

Em termos de vacinas contra a Covid-19, está já aberto o autoagendamento da dose de reforço para maiores de 18 anos. O pedido pod ser feito online pelo portal do Serviço Nacional de Saúde.

O reforço pode ser feito por “utentes com idade igual ou superior a 18 anos, que tenham completado o esquema primário há cincom meses e não tenham tido infeção há menos de cincom meses”, explicam os Serviços Partilhados do Ministério da Saúde (SPMS).

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O governo britânico pretende aliviar as restrições anticovid em Inglaterra eo fim do uso obrigatorio das máscaras é uma das medidas já em vigor.

Para o ministro da Saude britânico, Sajid Javidmanter a proteção facial contra a Covid-19 é agora “um questão de decisão pessoal“, mas ainda assim alguns operadores de transportes públicos ingleses mantém o pedido de uso de máscaras nos respetivos serviços.

Na Dinamarca, todas as restrições vão ser levantadas a partir de 1 de fevereiro. Entre os dinamarqueses, existe um misto de medo e alívio. Até porque este foi o país onde a variante Ómicron começou por ser mais agressiva na Europa e ainda há muitas pessoas infetadas.

Em Franca, a dois meses das eleições presidenciais, voltaram as manifestações sindicais pelos aumentos salariais, num contexto ainda muito marcado pela Covid-19. Em especial nas escolas, com muitas salas fechadas devido a professores infetados.

De acordo com o balanço desta quarta-feira, foram diagnosticadas em 24 horas mais 392 mil novas infeções e registados mais 268 mortos em ambiente hospitalar, o que elevou a tragédia de Covid-19 em França para mais de 130 mil mortos em quase dois anos de presença do vírus no país.

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João Rendeiro prefers the company of Portuguese-speaking prisoners to a cell just for himself – Observer

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The former president of Banco Privado Português (BPP) has rejected a court offer to provide a cell alone at Westville Prison in South Africa because he is being held with other Portuguese-speaking Mozambican detainees, the lawyer said.

“The judge offered him an isolation cell” other than solitary confinement “next to the infirmary, but he doesn’t want to be isolated“, Disse June Marks.

The lawyer said the offer came after complaints of health problems last week.

Marks told Luza that Rendeiro, 69, had a heart problem, and the prison doctor expressed concern about his exposure to tuberculosis, which is widespread in the prison.

OUR The former banker had a fever, and he went through the prison hospital for medical attention, he added at the time. Last week Rendeiro came into the courtroom coughing.

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However, June Marks said that Rendeiro turned down the offer to be transferred to another cell for cohabitation reasons.

“John is fine today. [esta quinta-feira]. He seems to be on the mend and feeling much better. I spent a lot of time with him“, he said.

“He is with other Portuguese-speaking prisoners from Mozambique, so he would not like to be in isolation,” the lawyer said.

Marx added that Rendeiro should not even be in prison under European law.

“There is an explanatory note in the European Union (EU) Extradition Convention stating that an elderly person or a pregnant woman cannot be imprisoned, and Jwow almost 70 years“pointed.

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June Marks said she will file a second bail application in February, in addition to an appeal to the Durban High Court Verulam Court to dismiss her first application.

The lawyer had previously confirmed to Luce that Rendeiro instructed her to file a lawsuit. complaint to the UN about the “inhumane” conditions in which he was held in Westville Prison.

At Thursday’s meeting, the parties agreed on a timetable for the trial to follow, with Rendeiro returning to court on May 20 for what he calls a “pre-trial” hearing in preparation for the extradition hearing, which is due to take place. place from 13 to 30 June.

The judge schedules a meeting for prosecutors and lawyers for May, but Rendeiro’s trial is not due until June.

Arrested on 11 December in the city of Durban, after nearly three months on the run from Portuguese justice, Joao Rendeiro was presented to Judge Rajesh Parshotam of the Verulam Court, who on 17 December applied the most severe measure of coercion to him. , placing him on remand in Westville Jail.

The former banker was convicted in three separate cases related to the collapse of BPP, and the court found that he withdrew 13.61 million euros from the bank. Of the three convictions, only one has become final and allows no further appeals, while João Rendeiro is due to serve an effective prison sentence of five years and eight months.

João Rendeiro was also sentenced to 10 years in prison in the second case and an additional three years and six months in the third case, the two sentences are still pending.

Joao Rendeiro will have a space of “1.4 meters” in prison. “It became a matter of life and death,” says the lawyer

The collapse of BPP in 2010 affected thousands of customers and cost hundreds of millions of euros to the state.

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