Best 15-Minutes–Friday–9/25

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—–(BASEBALL)——

Padres-W-Giants (5-4)….Alexi Amirista pinch-hit RBI single bottom 9th gives San Diego win….C-Derek Norris had 2-doubles and 3R-HR to pace Padres in see-saw game….San Francisco slaps 11-hits off Ian Kennedy…Brandon Crawford HR…Scores on balk also…Matt Kemp drives in 99th run with RBI-double…Padres beat Giants bullpen for the 2nd night in a row.

 

San Diego-Arizona…Open weekend series..Casey Kelly-vs-Rubby DeLaRosa…Kelly, who was part of Adrian Gonzalez-Anthony Rizzo trade, has spent 3-years fighting bck from elbow issues.

 

Dodgers-W-Arizona (6-3)..Chris Heisey-Grand Slam HR triggers LA comeback..Clayton Kershaw pulled (5inn-3R-9K)

 

LA-Colorado…Mike Bolsinger (6-4)-vs-David Hale (4-6).

 

Dodgers rotation problems continue…Clayton Kershaw-Zack Greinke combined (33-10)…#3-4-5 starters this year in rotation combinedĀ  (27-28)

 

Angels-Mariners…Open Weekend series..Garrett Richards (14-11)-vs-Vidal Nuno (1-4)…Halos-Twins tied 1-and-half back last wildcard spot.

 

(Scoreboard)

 

Yankees-W-White Sox..Carlos Beltran 3R-HR..NY 3GB-Toronto.

Rangers-W-Athletics..Cole Hamels wins 5th row..Adrian Beltre 3R-HR…Rangers 3-and-half lead over Astros.

Indians-W-Twins..Carlos Santana 3R-HR.

Royals-W-Mariners..Mike Moustakas-Eric Hosmer HRs…Win AL Central-lst time since 1985.

Cardinals-W-Brewers..Steve Piscotty 3H-4RBI..St. Louis 4G-lead over P:ittsburgh-

Pirates-W-Rockies..Pedro Alvarez 3R-HR..Bucs won 6-row on road.

Mets-W-Reds..Luca Duda 2-2R-Doubles.

Orioles-W-Nationals..Matt Wieters 3R-HR..Nats lost 9-of-16.

Red Sox-L-Tampa Bay..Evan Longoria HR

Marlins-W-Phillies…6-Miami pitchers combine on shutout

 

(Teams)

 

Red Sox…Promote Mike Hazen to become VP-General Manager replacing fired Ben Cherrington.

Dodgers…Fire AAA-AA managers…Damon Berryhill named Manager of Year at AAA-Oklahoma City.

Giants..Callup-SS-Kevin Fransden from AAA.

 

(Injuries)

 

Royals…Relief ace Greg Holland-torn elbow ligament-out for postseason.

Rockies..Shutdown P-John Gray-Jorge DeLaRosa.

Washington..Shutdown 2B-Danny Espinosa…1B-Ryan Zimmerman another setback with oblique injury.

Brewers..Shutdown P-Willy Peralta.

Cardinals..P-Adam Wainwright throws 25P-off mound..Simulated game next.

 

 

 

—–(FOOTBALL)——

 

Chargers…Travel day to Minnesota….TE-Ladarius Green-3 concussion issues in 9-month limited in practice…DJ Fluker-ankle…Chris Watt-groin-did practrice limited basis….Release DT-Mitch Unrein…Sign FA-TE-Kyle Miller.

 

Chargers-Vikings…Sunday battle…Minnesota RB-Adrian Peterson ran for NFL record (296Y) vs San Diego last time they played..Philip Rivers completing NFL leading 81% passes this year…San Diego defense struggling….Allowing (4.9YPC) on ground…Opposing QBs (62%) completion rate…Bolts 1-QB Sack-have run 32-blitzes this season

 

(Schedule)

 

Giants-W-Redskins (32-21)…Eli Manning throws (279P-2TD)…..Giants Defense 2-interceptions…Block punt for safety..Josh Brown 3FG…Redskins fumble possible TD out of end zone…Reuben Randle-Odell Beckham combined (14R-195Y) for Giants…Kirk CousinsĀ  (316P)…2-picks early-too big a hole to come back from…Rashard Ross 101-KR-TD for Washington

 

Atlanta-Dallas…Cowboys start Brandon Weeden at QB

Colts-Titans..Andrew Luck under fire for struggling offense-Marcus Mariota 9-sacks.

Tampa Bay-Houston..Ryan Mallett makes 2nd start for Texans.

Bengals-Ravens…Andy Dalton tries to get Cincinnati out to (3-0) start.

Eagles-Jets…Chip Kelly under fire for horrific offensive output-faces Jets tough defense.

Chiefs-Green Bay…Aaron Rodgers-vs-KC blitz package.

Raiders-Browns..Red hot Derek Carr-vs-improved Cleveland defense.

Jaguars-Patriots…Tom Brady-Rob Gronkowski red hot start-New England.

Saints-Carolina..Drew Brees-injured shoulder-may not start…Cam Newton hot.

49ers-Arizona…Carson Palmer tries get Cardinals to (3-0) start

Bears-Seattle…Jimmie Clausen (1-10) starts in place Jay Cutler.

Bills-Miami…Ryan Tannehill-vs-Buffalo defense.

Steelers-Rams…Ben Roethlisberger vs Rams firece defensive front.

Broncos-Lions…Denver says it will stay with run-first philosophy.

 

(Teams)

 

Browns..QB-Johnny Manziel says ‘disappointed’ he will not strat this weekend after throwing 50-60 TDs last weekend.

Broncos..Stay with run game-despite averaging (2.7YPC) running ball from under center….Denver (3.7YPP) last in NFL.

Houston..DE-JJ Watt says he’s amazed teams are triple teaming him on passing downs.

Colts..QB-Andrew Luck says ‘blame me’ for team’s poor offensive showing.

Giants..Coach Tom Coughlin tired of team getting ‘bombarded negative comments.’

49ers..Say ‘reset playbook’ to play to strengths QB-Colin Kaeperneck-move pocket movement-read options.

Bears..Sign FA-DT-Mitch Unrein-ex-Charger-played for John Fox last year-Denver

Redskins…CB-DeAngelo Hall out with turf toe in last night game.

 

(College Football)

 

SDSU-Penn State…Aztecs take on Nittany Lions…Led by QB-Christian Hackenberg…RB-Soquan Barkley….Lions ran (330Y) vs Rutgers last weekend…Average 305lbs per man across offensive front…PSU defense giving up (295YPG)..13QBX…31-Tackles Loss-3Games……Aztecs QB-Maxwell Smith completing (47%) passes…RB-DJ Pumphrey-averaging (3.7YPC)….State defense on field for 70-snaps a game…giving up (394YPG)….SDSU is (1-28) on road vs Big 5-Conference teams dating back to 2000-lone win was big victory at Boise State.

 

USD-Valpariso….New QB-Anthony Lawrence coming off 4-TD game in first start..Toreros open Pioneer League schedule.

 

UCLA-Arizona…Bruins battered defense must cope with Cats QB-Anu Solomon and RB-Nick Wilson…UCLA minus 3-key defensive starters including LB-Miles Jack..

USC-Arizona State…Throwing contest QBs-Mike Bercovici-Cody Kessler.

California-Washington…Golden Bears seek (4-0) start.

Stanford-Oregon State…Beaves feature scrambling QB-=Seth Collins.

Oregon-Utah..QB-Vern Adams due back from broken finger for Ducks.

 

Boise State-Virginia…Broncos play tonight in Charlottesville.

New Mexico-Wyoming..Lobos-Cowboys open MWC play in Laramie.

Fresno State-San Jose State…Bulldogs try to stop slide on road.

 

#1-Ohio State-vs-Western Michigan

#2-Michigan State-Central Michigan

#3-TCU-vs-Texas Tech

#4-Ole Miss-vs-Vanderbilt

#5-Baylor-Rice

Michigan-vs-BYU

 

 

—–(BASKETBALL)——

 

Jason Richardson…Longtime Golden State-76ers guard announces retirement after 14-years in NBA-knee bone spur problems.

 

Lakers..Sign FA-F-Ron Artest-Metta World Peace-13-veteran.

Memphis..Sign FA-C-Ryan Hollins.-ex Piston

Golden State..Sign FA-G-Ben Gordon-ex Bulls.

Cavaliers..Sign FA-C-Austin Daye-been with 4-clubs.

Miami…C-Chris Bosh cleared to play-off blood thinners after blood clot last year.

Minnesota…Buyout contract F-Anthony Bennett…gets (3.6M) payoff.

 

 

—–(HOCKEY)——

 

Columbus….F-Boris Saad-4 root canal surgeries.

 

 

—–(GENERAL)——–

 

NASCAR….Fines Clint Bowyer team 25-points….Crew Chief 75,000-for using illegal part last week.

NASCAR….Chase for Championship-New Hampshire 400…Denny Hamlin-Matt Kenseth-Carl Edwards 1-2-3 in points heading to 2nd race in Chase.

Formula 1….Runs Japanese Grand Prix-Sunday.

Formula 1….Team Red Bull says it will pull out of racing unless it is allowed to make engine deal with Ferrari after cancelling deal with Renault this season.

Formula 1…Driver Jens Button rejects offer to join new “Haas Racing-USA”…will stay with Team McLaren.

 

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