Best 15 Minutes Sports—Thursday

Posted by on May 19th, 2016  •  0 Comments  • 

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Padres-L-Giants (2-1)…Johnny Cueto overpowering…8Ks-4-hitter…outduels Drew Pormeranz…Hunter Pence 2R-HR…Cueto (6-1)…Giants won 7-row..SD (17-24)..
San Diego-San Francisco…Thursday matchup..James Shields (2-5) 3.12-ERA-vs-Jeff Samardzija (5-2) 2.88

Padres-Mariners..San Diego keeps OF-Jabari Blash-acquires him from Seattle for player to be named later.
Padres-Recall SS-Alexi Amarista off DL-rehab assignment..option P-Tayron Guerrero to El Paso.
Padres..Andrew Cashner throws bullpen session-test hamstring-likely back next week….Austin Hedges plays catch for lst time since hamate bone surgery.

Dodgers-L-Angels (8-1)…Mike Trout HR..Albert Pujols RBI-single..
Blue-Halos…Thursday matchup…Ross Stripling-vs-Jhoulys Chacin

Dodgers…Consider putting 1B-Adrian Gonzalez on DL with lower back tightness.
Angels..DL-P-Cory Rasmus..becomes 6th pitcher to go on DL this season.

(Scoreboard)

Indians-W-Reds..Raji Davis 2RHR-9th tie game..Francisco Lindor HR-12th win it…Reds fall to (15-25)
Orioles-W-Mariners..Chris Tillman wins 5th start in row..Baltimore (24-14)..
Phillies-W-Marlins..Tyler Goeddel HR-3 hits.
Pirates-L-Braves..Ty Flowers HR..Julio Teheran 5-hitter..Braves (10-29)
Toronto-L-Tampa Bay..Rays hit 3-HRs…58-HRs on season
Tigers-W-Twins..Justin Verlander 10K-outing…Twins (10-29)
Mets-L-Washington..Mets pitchers give up 11-walks-2 hit batsmen
White Sox-L-Astros..Jose Altuve 3H…Colby Rasmus HR..
Cubs-W-Brewers…P-Travis Wood walks with bases loaded in 13th inning…
Red Sox-L-Royals..Jarrod Dyson RBI-triple keys KC win in lst game doubleheader
Reds Sox-W-Royals..Jackie Bradley-Mookie Betts HRs….Bradley hit streak now at 24…
Cardinals-W-Rockies..Matt Holliday 2R-double
Arizona-L-Yankees…Brett Gardner 2R-HR.
Texas-L-A’s…Khris Davis HR….Davis and Danny Valencia had 15-HRs combined in month of May. .

(Roster)

Miami…Withdraws contract offer to P-Joe Beimel-will not sign as free agent.
Cuba..FA-3B-Alexi Bell signs to play in Mexico…while awaiting MLB clearance to become free agent.
Dodgers..Called up P-Mike Bolsinger from rehab starts-oblique-to start game in LA

(Injuries)

A’s..MRI-P-Henderson Alvarez-restrained shoulder on rehab outing.
Red Sox..P-Eduardo Rodriguez-reinjures knee on rehab start.
Royals..P-Mike Minor moved to AAA-on rehab start…Mike Moustakas starts rehab at AA
Boston..DL-P-Carson Smith-more discomfort in elbow
Toronto..P-Brett Cecil-out (4W)-torn lat muscle in shoulder

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——————————(Basketball)——————————–

(Scoreboard-NBA Playoffs)

Golden State-W-Oklahoma City (118-91)…Steph Curry explodes for 15P in 2-and-half minue span in 3rd quarter…Curry scores (28P)….Series tied (1-1) going back to OKC..

Toronto-at-Cleveland…Game 2-Cavaliers coming off huge 41-point record blowout win

(Teams)

NYKnicks…Offer head coaching job to ex-Suns coach Jeff Hornacek-deciding against Kurt Rambis-Dave Blatt.
Orlando…Interviews Frank Vogel-former head coach Indiana Pacers.
Houston…2nd interview with ex Suns-Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni.

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———————————(Football)———————————

Steelers…LB-James Harrison-Feud-with NFL…wanted to video tape random drug test he was taking show NFL rudeness and invasiveness to players and families.

Redskins..Former Coach Mike Shanahan says Owner Dan Snyder was involved in conspiracy with QB-Robert Griffin III to change playbook in his second year…Griffing told coaching staff he would not run 19-different plays because they put QB in danger….Shanahan said Snyder undermined coaching staff by allowing Griffin to dictage offense.

Saints..Workout FA-WRs-Danarious Moore-Raiders….Hakeem Nicks-ex Giants…Vincent Brown-former Chargers.

Titans…RB-Derrick Henry-Alabama-Heisman Trophy winner-criticized for coming to camp at (251-lbs) and for showing poor-sloppy footwork in running back drills.
Patriots..WR-Danny Amendola has 2nd knee surgery for bone spurts…WR-Julian Edelman recovering from 2nd foot surgery.
Cowboys..WR-Dez Bryant-will sit out OTAs-healing from 2nd bone graft surgery in foot.

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———————————(Hockey)————————————–

(Playoff Scoreboard)

Penguins-W-Tampa Bay…Phil Kessel-Sidney Crosby score 3rd period goals….Pens lead series (2-1).

Blues-at-San Jose….Sharks-St. Louis tied (1-1) as series moves to West Coast tonight.

Minnesota Wild..Sign FA-G-Adam Vay-Played for Hungary National Team in World Championships.

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————————–(General)—————————

Preakness-Pimlico….Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist draws 3rd post position in limited 11-horse field for Saturday’s 2nd jewel in Triple Crown Horse Racing.

Indianapolis…2-days or rain hinder teams from getting on track to begin preparations for weekend qualifying for Indy 500….Wednesday-running on green track-rookie Spencer Pigot crashed-tore up left side of car-not injured…..Marco Andretti (228.97mph)….Carlos Munoz (228.94) ran the hottest laps…both with Andretti Auto Sport

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