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SportBrewers' Christian Yelich, Packers' Clay Matthews offer support after Thousand Oaks shooting

01:05  09 november  2018
01:05  09 november  2018 Source:   usatoday.com

Therapy dogs come to Thousand Oaks to comfort mourners after bar shooting

Therapy dogs come to Thousand Oaks to comfort mourners after bar shooting THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - Outside Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, a dozen wooden crosses adorned with flowers line the sidewalk, one for each of the people gunned down in a massacre in the city last week. Mourners sit on the curb and gaze at photos of friends they lost, wiping away tears. But some who come to leave flowers or a note may feel a warm brush of fur on their legs, or even a lick. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Seven therapy dogs from Chicago have been in Thousand Oaks since last week to help those who are grieving.

Christian Stephen Yelich (born December 5, 1991) is an American professional baseball outfielder for the Milwaukee Brewers of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Miami Marlins.

The Milwaukee Brewers made a hell of splash last week when they traded for Miami Marlins outfielder Christian Yelich (and then signed former But that’s beside the point here. Yelich appears to work out at the same place Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews , tackle David Bakhtiari and, on

Brewers' Christian Yelich, Packers' Clay Matthews offer support after Thousand Oaks shooting© Jayne Kamin-Oncea,USA TODAY Sports Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich was a first-time All-Star in 2018, leading the National League in hitting with a .326 average.

Wednesday night's mass shooting at a Southern California bar hit home especially hard for a pair of professional athletes who grew up in the area.

Twelve people were killed when a gunman opened fire inside Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, a city of roughly 130,000 where Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich went to high school -- and a few minutes from where Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews lived.

"Heartbreaking whenever tragedies like this occur and especially when they are in your own hometown," Yelich tweeted Thursday afternoon. "Thousand Oaks is a tremendous community and will support those who need it the most at this time."

Milwaukee's Christian Yelich wins NL MVP Award

Milwaukee's Christian Yelich wins NL MVP Award Milwaukee's Christian Yelich wins NL MVP Award

Christian Yelich . #22 RF. Bats: L, Throws: R. Milwaukee Brewers . Birth DateDecember 5, 1991 (Age: 26). Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw hasn't had much luck against the Brewers ' Christian Yelich . How can he cool down baseball's hottest hitter?

Thousand oaks post on WN Network delivers the latest Videos and Editable pages for News & Events, including Entertainment, Music, Sports, Science A look at what’s happening around the majors today. CALIFORNIA DREAMIN’ Milwaukee Brewers star Christian Yelich is heading home for Game 3 of

The likely MVP in the National League this season also made special mention of the sheriff's deputy who was killed in a shootout with the gunman.

While Yelich attended Westlake High School, Matthews played football at nearby Agoura High, about 10 minutes away.

“It’s just a shame, really. … It’s senseless. Especially for it to be so close to home, too," Matthews, who now lives in Calabasas, Calif., said Thursday.

Thousand Oaks, California — where 12 were gunned down at a bar — was ranked the 3rd safest city in America this year

Thousand Oaks, California — where 12 were gunned down at a bar — was ranked the 3rd safest city in America this year Niche, a company that researches the liveability of cities, also ranked Thousand Oaks number four on the list of places with the best public schools.

Get the latest updated stats for Milwaukee Brewers right fielder Christian Yelich on ESPN.com. Christian Yelich . #22 RF. Bats: L, Throws: R. Milwaukee Brewers . Birth DateDecember 5, 1991 (Age: 26). BirthplaceThousand Oaks , CA.

A Milwaukee Brewers and Green Bay Packers , Sports News, Opinions, Twitter, and YouTube The Marlins strip down rebuild continues, as Christian Yelich has been traded to the Brewers for multiple players Perry will be expected to compliment Clay Matthews , and strengthen the pass rush, which

"It’s terrible. I don’t really know what to say. Unfortunately, it’s happening more often than not. Senseless and tragic, obviously. My prayers as well as I’m sure everybody else’s go out to everyone back there in Southern California who’s dealing with this.”

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Twitter reacts to Baker Mayfield joining Christian Yelich at MVP watch party.
Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich was named National League MVP on Thursday. That wasn’t especially surprising. What was surprising was that one of the guests at his watch party was Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield. Yelich was surrounded by friends, family, teammates, and Mayfield, who’s on his bye week. Yelich got 29 of 30 first place votes. On MLB Network, he has Ryan Braun, Mike Moustakas and Baker Mayfield, along with family, with him. — Robert Murray (@ByRobertMurray) November 15, 2018 The two worked out a lot together in the offseason.

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