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Day 2 of Major League Gaming Las Vegas Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare LAN was packed with action, as Saturday saw the end of Open Bracket and Pool play, as well as the start of the championship bracket portion of the event. Nike Vapormax 95 Sale . In the end, tournament favorites such as Team EnVyUs, OpTic Gaming and FaZe Clan all found themselves in the losers side of the bracket, giving way to multiple surprises rising through the ranks in the fight over the $100,00 purse. Heres how the day unfolded.Cloud nine livesFive times Cloud9 have played to the last round in a best-of-five match during MLG Las Vegas. Four times the team led by Patrick Aches Price has walked away with a victory, including three such matches during Day 2. As a result, Cloud9 is guaranteed at least a top-three finish at the first major LAN event of the year. Many things have to come into effect in order for a team to win four consecutive Round 5s in a given tournament, but first and foremost on the list would be stellar Search and Destroy play, something Cloud9 have excelled at thus far.Cloud9 have put together a 6-3 mark in the pivotal game mode, most notably rallying to win a critical Round 5 Search and Destroy against Allegiance in the upper bracket semifinal. With an upper bracket final against Rise Nation looming on Sunday, Cloud9 may need to go the length of the series in order to advance yet again. And you can bet theyll need to rely on their Search and Destroy in order to advance to the grand finals.Open bracket teams makes instant impactAt this point, it wouldnt be a stretch to suggest MLG Las Vegas sported the most dangerous open bracket to date in Call of Duty, as the four teams who survived the 160-team bracket managed to win nine games in pool play, with three of those teams advancing into the upper bracket portion of the championship bracket. European stalwarts Splyce and eLevate as well as North American favorites Evil Geniuses made their mark on pool play, but it was the performance by relative newcomers Enigma 6 (known for their Halo team) that had everyone talking on Saturday.Finding themselves slotted into the dreaded Group B which sported icons in the scene such as OpTic Gaming and Rise Nation, Enigma 6 immediately announced their presence in the group, sweeping every team they faced en route to a perfect 3-0 record in the pool, and 9-0 map count. Jordan General Holloway and Nicholas Proto Maldonado were brilliant throughout the three games, routinely leading the lobby in slaying. While Enigma 6 would lose their opening match in the winners bracket to Allegiance, they appear to have a favorable spot in the losers bracket and would need just two wins to make it to the losers bracket finals. Not bad for a team few expected to make it out of the open bracket.Favorites fallPerhaps it was the lack of practice time or maybe just overconfidence, but the two best teams throughout Call of Duty: Black Ops III, Team EnVyUs and OpTic Gaming, struggled mightily in the first major LAN tournament of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. Projected to at least make it into the upper bracket portion of the championship bracket, neither team would win more than one game in their respective pool, setting themselves up to have to traverse the rest of the tournament through the lower bracket.Uncharacteristically poor performances by their respective leaders, OpTics Seth Scump Abner and EnVyUs Jordan Jkap Kaplan have seemingly handicapped the teams as neither has strung together a series of strong performances. Given the skill level of each player, its only a matter of time until they right the ship, but the Green Wall nor the Boys in Blue can afford to have a repeat performance of Day 2 if they have any hope of making it to the grand finals.The final day of the tournament starts on Sunday at 1pm ET. Nike Air Vapormax From China . Andreas Johnson had a goal and two assists while Jacob de la Rose also scored for Sweden (2-0-0). Esa Lindell and Rasmus Ristolainen replied for Finland (1-1-0) Lindell opened the scoring for Finland just 41 seconds into the game, but the hosts quickly regained their composure and tied the score less than four minutes later on Wennbergs first of the game. Nike Air Vapormax Run Utility Cheap . Booth picked up 65 caps after making her national team debut in 2002 at the age of 17. She most recently played for Sky Blue FC of the National Womens Soccer League. "It just felt like it was my time to move on," she said in a phone interview from her hometown of Burlington, Ont. http:///...rmax-plus-white.html . "I was fortunate to play many years at this level with a great organization and unbelievable teammates," said Hejduk in a statement. HOUSTON -- The Texas Rangers talked before their game Saturday about how they didnt need new right fielder Alex Rios to be their saviour as he takes over for suspended slugger Nelson Cruz. Rios ended saving his new team anyway in his debut. Rios tied the game with an RBI triple in the eighth inning and scored the go-ahead run to help the Rangers to a 5-4 comeback victory over the Houston Astros. "I came here to try to contribute in any way possible and take advantage of everything that Im given," said Rios, who fills the hole left when Cruz was suspended for 50 games in the Biogenesis investigation. "Tonight was a good game. We came up with some big hits." One of the biggest was a two-run homer by Elvis Andrus as the Rangers extended their winning streak to a season-high six games. Rios, who was acquired from the Chicago White Sox on Friday, tripled off reliever Lucas Harrell (5-13) in the eighth inning to tie it after a double by A.J. Pierzynski. Rios then slid feet first into home on a ball hit by Mitch Moreland, scoring when catcher Jason Castro dropped the ball in the collision for an error to put Texas up 5-4. "We had a contact play on and he ran down the line like a train," manager Ron Washington said. "Castro caught that ball and when he came around he knocked it out of his glove and that was the winning run. He can do some things out there on the ball field and thats all we want him to do, is just play the game the way he can play." The Rangers trailed by two in the seventh before the Astros bullpen failed them again, with Kevin Chapman allowing Andrus first home run this season to tie it at 3. The Astros regained the lead when Brandon Barnes scored on a wild pitch in the bottom of that inning. Pierzynski hit a solo home run in the sixth inning. Texas starter Derek Holland allowed six hits and three runs in six innings. Jason Frasor (3-2) allowed one run in the seventh for the win and Joe Nathan threw a scoreless ninth for his 34th save. Chris Carter had two hits, including his 20th homer, and Castro added a pair of hits to extend his hitting streak to 10 games. Carter is the first Astros player to hit 20 homers since 2010, when both Carlos Lee and Hunter Pence reached the mark. It was the first multihit game since July 3 for Carter, who has been in a monthlong slump. Jurickson Profar reached on an error by Jake Elmore to start the seventh inning. Chapman retired the next two batters before Andrus sent an 82 mph slider into the Crawford Boxes in left field and flipped his bat as he left the plate. "I always say if a guy hits 30 or 40, it doesntt look good," Andrus said of the bat flip. Nike Vapormax 97 Cheap. . "I dont really hit too many. I have to enjoy it because I dont know when Ill hit my next one." Andrus was greeted by his enthusiastic teammates who jumped up and down, patted his head and gave him high-fives as he entered the dugout. The shot ended a 557 at-bat homerless streak for Andrus. He shook off a tough night where he struck out on his first three at-bats with his first homer since Sept. 4. Houston manager Bo Porter was more upset with the error by Elmore than the homer Chapman gave up to Andrus. "When you give a team extra outs, especially a team that has a good offensive team like the Texas Rangers, you put yourself at more risk to give up runs," Porter said. Barnes was at third in the seventh inning when a pitch by Frasor bounced in the dirt, off Pierzynskis arm and toward the Rangers dugout, allowing Barnes to easily trot home to make it 4-3. Houston took a 1-0 lead on an RBI double by Jose Altuve in the third inning. Carters no-doubter, which landed on the train tracks atop left field, pushed Houstons lead to 2-0 in the fourth inning. Leonys Martin walked to start the fifth before Andrus struck out for the third time. He had a few angry words with home plate umpire Phil Cuzzi before Cuzzi finally lifted his mask and told Andrus to get off the field. Pierzynski launched his homer into the second deck in right field with one out in the sixth inning to get Texas within 2-1. Houston got the run back in the bottom of that inning when Matt Dominguez hit a sacrifice fly with the bases loaded to make it 3-1. Starter Brad Peacock yielded three hits and a run in six innings for the Astros. NOTES: Texas LHP Matt Harrison, the teams opening day starter before two operations on a herniated disk in his lower back, left a rehabilitation assignment at Triple-A Round Rock with numbness in his throwing hand. Harrison is returning to Arlington to visit a doctor about the problem and Washington said he didnt have a report on his condition yet. Washington wasnt sure how to respond to the setback. "I dont know," he said. "Many things have happened to us this year, and its another one we have to get past."... Houston LHP Travis Blackley, who was designated for assignment on Thursday, has been outrighted to Triple A Oklahoma City. He has three days to accept the assignment or become a free agent. ... Houston SS Jonathan Villar was out of the lineup for a third straight game with a sprained left thumb. He pinch-ran in the eighth inning. ... The series continues on Sunday when Texas left-hander Martin Perez opposes Dallas Keuchel. ' ' ' 
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