Padres…Hire Mike Schildt as Manager..spent past two years as Consultant to GM-AJ Preller…Had (255-199) record as Manager-Cardinals including Manager of Year…Fired in dispute over use of analytics after lifelong career in Cardinals chain…Had 90-91 win seasons in St Louis.
AJ Preller-Press Conference:
..We clearly pitching-next priority over next two weeks
..We want Soto’s bat in the lineup
..Will talk again to Scott Boras about contract
..Mike Schildt has done alot of winning..St Louis-minors
..We talked for 2-years about managing here
..He was not ready then-is ready now
..Peter Seidler told me to hire ‘my guy’
Mike Schildt-Press Conference:
..Peter Seidler was a beautiful soul-pure goodness
..We will carry his vision forward
..I have an excellent partner in AJ
..2023-these players will learn from the past
..Love Joe Musgrove-passion..Manny smile..Tatis-energy
..Put this in all Caps…LOVE BASEBALL
..I will be a better version of myself
..Excited to have a 2nd act as manager
..Cardinal way..truth-knwledge-preparation-no alibis
Padres..May consider Phil Nevin for bench coach job on Schildt staff.
Giants-Yankees…Preparing free agent offer sheets to Japanese OF-Jung Hoo-Lee…hit (.350) in Japan last year
Cardinals..sign FA-P-Kyle Gibson-ex Orioles…signed FA-P-Lance Lynn-Dodgers on Monday
Cubs..sign FA-P-Edwin Escobar..spent last 7-seasons in Japan.
White Sox…sign FA-SS-Paul DeJong-ex Cardinals
Tigers..meet with FA-P-Kenta Maeda-ex Twins-Dodgers
Twins..P-Patrick Murphy signs with Nippion Ham Fighters-Japan
Tigers..Mourn passing of P-Willie Hernandez…former Cy Young Award and MVP winner…had (147-Saves) and 3.88-ERA in career with Cubs-Phillies-Tigers…Died at (69Y)..Heart disorders
Yankees..Hire Brad Ausmus as bench coach-ex Manager Angels-Tigers
Angels..Hire Barry Enright-ex Arizona-as pitching coach
MLB…Hands out World Series Shares…Texas Rangers full share (506,263) per share…Arizona Diamondbacks (313,634)
Steelers…Fire Off Coordinator Matt Canada after 2-and-half years on staff…Steelers #28 offense..#28-scoring..#31-passing…First in season firing of a coach since 1941….QB-coach Mike Sullivan will assume play calling role.
NFL..Suspends Denver CB -Kareem Jackson for 4-games for repeated helmet hit violations…Will lose (560,000) in salaries..Had been ejected from 2-games…Fined 4-times..and suspended once already.
Jets..Legendary QB-Joe Namath and a former coach at his football camps-sued by New Jersey man who claims he was sexually assaulted over four year span by a coach at the camp and that Namath and staff never took action…Incidents happened in 1970s.
Patriots..Bill Belichick says he will not make decision on starting QB till sAturday after enching Mac Jones…Bailey Zappe-Will Greer all taking equal snaps this weekk
Tennessee…RB-Derrick Henry says team has hit rock bottom on offense..Titans have lost 14-of-17 games since middle of last season.
CFL..Winnipeg Blue Bombers RB-Brady Oliviera says he will take part in NFL workouts in December…Led CFL with (2,014Y) all purpose yards
Colts..Release LB-Shaq Leonard…club owes him 14M
Saints..Sign FA-WR-Marquez Calloway
Raams..Release RB-Darrell Henderson
Steelers..Sign FA-LB-Blake Martinez-ex-Carolina
49ers..Sign FA-OG-Ben Bartch-ex Jaguars
Jets..Activate QB-Trevor Siemian
Rams..Activate RB-Kyren Williams
Ravens..TE-Mark Andrews-surgery-fractured leg-ankle damage on Friday
Titans..OT-Chris Hubbard goes on IR-torn bicep
Saints..IR-WR-Michael Thomas-leg injuries..4th year in a row on IR
Aztecs..Brady Hoke-final press conference
..Bizarre season in MWC..QB injuries..teams got better on offense
..We flipped this program with good kids and a good culture
..We got good kids who intefaced with our culture
..The 4-years were so tough..Covid..no home games-fans..mentally wearing on kids
Utah..QB-Cam Rising will apply for 7th season with Utes…missed a year with Covid and this past year with rehab with torn knee ligaments.
Florida State..QB-Travis Jordan still hospitalized…facing surgery for multiple fractures of leg.
Michigan State…Report AD wanted to fire coach Mel Tucker in December but was blocked by administration for 9-months until sexual misconduct lawsuit filed against him.
Colorado…QB-Shedeur Sanders not practicing-injuries…has thrown for (3204Y-27TD-3Int) but has taken (52) sacks this year
Aztecs…Coach Brian Dutcher-F-Jaedon LeDee
..Our 5-starters are playing well
..Next up-develop our bench
..We will get better each year
..LeDee could have done this year ago-but who was I going to sit-Nathan Mensah-those shooters
..I trust this staff to develop me
..I am in my 3rd year here-very comfortable
..Coaches give us game plan how to attack all defenses
UCLA-L-Marquette…Maui Invitational…(71-69)…Adam Bona (13P)…F-Berke Buyuktencel (0-7) shooting..G-Sebastain Mack (25P) in loss.
USD-W-Navy…Toreros now (3-1) after come from behind win
Lakers-Utah…Lakers led (51-37) late in 2nd quarter at Press Time…Antony Davis had 4-baskets in 9-minutes to jump start the early leadTuesday game
Clippers-at-San Antonio…Wednesday game
Denver..Upset at ejections of Coach Mike Malone-Nikola Jokic over ‘ticky tack’ technical fouls
Detroit…F-Monte Morris-plasma platelet injection-out additional 6W-Quad issue
Knicks..Owner James Dolan resigns from Board of Governors and NBA Committees…feuding with Commissioner Adam Silver-over reveue sharing
Knicks..File 10M-damages lawsuit against Toronto Raptors after video coach stole 300-scouting files from Knicks before taking Raptors assistant job
San Diego Gulls-San Jose Barracuda..AHL action..San Jose led 1-0 in 2nd period at Press Time….Gulls 11-game winless streak
NHL..Opens talks to stage a 2025-World Cup involving just 4-teams…USA-Canada-Sweden-Finland….Union wants players from Russia-Czech-Germany and other Euro countries to have a right to play.
Vancouver..F-Nils Hoglander faces suspension for match penalty for slew foot incident.
Columbus..D-Damon Severson-out 6W-oblique
Penguins..F-Rikard Rackell-on long term IR
Montreal..Lose D-Josh Harris-IR-leg issue..F-Raf Pinard-8W-lower body injury
Flyers..Activate D-Mark Staal from injured list
Toronto..Sends D-Simon Benoit to AHL-Toronto Marlies
USA-L-Trinidad (2-1) in Nations League match…D-Sergino Best draws back to back yellow cards for kicking the ball into stands and cursing ref…Red Card meant Team USA had to play shorthanded for (55′) in loss…Teammates upset at immaturity…Coach Gregg Berhalter said he ‘disrespected game’…Will face 3-match suspension and will be barred from next USA-Nations League tourney game