Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Friday

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……..(Baseball)………….

Padres-Red Sox…Open trade talks on Thursday-San Diego interested in Boston pitcher David Price and OF-Andrew Benetendi…in exchange for OF-Wil Myers and a minor league pitcher….Price (34Y) was (7-5) with 4.28-ERA last season-spent time on DL…had career record (150-80) 3.31-ERA…owed (3Y-92M) left on contract…Benetendin plagued by injuries last year…career (.277) with 51-homers….Myers (.239) has (3Y-61M) left on contract.

Padres-Yankees-Pirates..New York approaches San Diego-Pittsburgh about a 3-way trade…send OF-Manny Margot to New York…Padres would get OF-Starling Marte…Pittsburgh would get Austin Hedges and pitching prospects from both Yankees and San Diego.

Padres-A’s…San Diego sends OF-Buddy Reed to Oakland as final payment in Jurickson Profar trade…Reed hit just (.228) in AA last year.

Padres…Lose 2-players in Rule 5-draft..P-Trevor Megell (11-3) goes to Cubs…P-Dely Mendez taken by A’s in Class A-portion of draft.

Padres…Draft P-Brady Feigl from Texas Rangers in AAA-portion of draft…6’4-P-28Y…was (17-7) 2.75-ERA in minor league career…converted into relief pitcher a year ago…6-years in minors

Padres…Preparing bid for Korean LHP-Kwng Mim…was (17-6) last year for Seibu Lions…has career record (135-77) as starting pitcher.

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Dodgers-Red Sox…Open talks about potential deal for P-David Price…Deal would include P-Ross Stripling..OF-Joc Peterson and prospects.

Dodgers-Brewers…Discussing blockbuster trade for relief ace Josh Vader (2.42-ERA-349K-202inn)…Milwaukee wants SS-Corey Seager-OF-Joc Peterson and young pitching.

Dodgers…Shocked they did not land P-Gerrit Cole…offered record (8Y-300M) deal but a large amount of money was deferred

Dodgers..3B-Anthony Rendon not given formal offer-indicated he was not interested in 3Y-deal nor longer deal with deferred money..

Dodgers…Make contact with FA-P-Madison Bumgarner-Giants
Dodgers-Houston..Trade talk about deal send C-Austin Barnes to Astros.
Dodgers..Open talks with FA-P-Dellan Betances-ex Yankees

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Angels…Offered P-Gerrit Cole (8Y-280M) with opt outs and deferred money the was rejected.

Angels…Anthony Rendon contract involved (7Y-245M) all guaranteed-no trade clause-no deferred money.

Angels-Giants…Trade-San Francisco sends P-Garrett Williams (3.85-ERA) to Halos to complete Zach Coast deal.

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(Roster Moves)

Mets..Sign FA-Rick Porcello-ex Boston (1Y-10M)
Mets..Sign FA-P-Michael Wacha-ex Cardinals (1Y-9M)
Red Sox..Sign FA-2B-Jose Pereaz-ex Reds
Miami..Sign FA-P-Yimi Garcia-ex Dodgers
Tigers..Sign FA-C-Austin Romine-ex Yankees
Rockies..Sign FA-C-Drew Butera-ex Mariners

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(Teams)

Cardinals..Open talks with FA-P-Hyun Jin-Ryu-ex Dodgers
Texas..withdraw contract offer to 3B-Josh Donaldson-ex Braves

Yankees-Milwaukee…Discuss possible trade with P-Josh Vader for package of young players.

Mets-Texas..Discuss deal that would send OF-Dom Smith-SS-Jed Lowrie to Rangers.

Pirates-A’s..Talk about trade for Pittsburgh 2B-Adam Frazier

White Sox..Meet with FA-DH-Edwin Encarnarcion-ex Yankees

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(MLB-Rule 5-Draft) 11-players taken

Tigers..Draft P-Rony Garcia from Yankees with 1st pick..(4-14) record
Orioles..Draft P-Brandon Bailey from Houston..(3.07-ERA)

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……………(Football)……………..

Chargers-Minnesota Vikings….Bolts (5-8)…Minneesota (9-4)…Vikings QB-Kirk Cousins (3,200P-24TD)…RB-Dalvin Cook (1,611APY)…WRs averaging (12.6YPC)…Minnesota defense 38-sacks-20 takeaways.

Rams-Dallas…LA (8-5)..Dallas (6-7)..Dak Prescott (4,122P-24TD) against Rams defense (43 QB-sacks-17Tovers)…Cowboys lost 3-in a row

Bills-Steelers..Buffalo (9-4)..Pittsburgh (8-5)..QB-Josh Allen-vs-Steelers blitz happy defense (48-sacks-33 takeaways).

Patriots-Bengals..New England (10-3)..Cincinnati (1-12)..Pats lost 2-in a row.

Tampa Bay-Detroit…QB-Jameis Winston-injured thumb (28TD-23Int-5Fu-41-sacks)..Bucs (6-7)..Lions (3-9-1)

Packers-Bears..Green Bay (10-3)…Chicago (7-6)…Packers play 2-of-3 at home

Houston-Tennessee…Texans face power RB-Derrick Henry (1,243R-5.0YPC)…..Both teams (8-5)…Titans QB-Ryan Tannehill (6-1) as starter (118QBR)

Chiefs-Broncos…QB-Patrick Mahomes will play with bruised hand ..KC offense (381YPG)..QB-Drew Lock (2-0) as starter..Chiefs (9-4)..Denver (5-8)

Giants-Miami…Eli Manning stays as starting QB…Dolphins (3-10)..Giants (2-11) lost 9-in a row….NY QBs (24Tovers)

Eagles-Redskins…Philadelphia must win game (6-7)…Washington (3-10)…Eagles lost 3-in a row….Redskins QB-Dwayne Haskins (61-QB rating)

Seattle-Carolina…Seattle (10-3)..Panthers (5-8)..QB-Russell Wilsonb (26TD-5Int)…(107QB rating)…Panthers QB-Kyle Allen (19-tovers-44 sacks)

Raiders-Jaguars..Final home game in Oakland….Raiders lost 3-in row..Jaguars 5-blowout losses in a row..Raiders defense allowed (46TD) this year…Jaguars defense given up (41TD).

Browns-Arizona…Cleveland (6-7)…Cardinals (3-9-1)..matchup of young QBs-Baker Mayfield-Kyler Murray…Mayfield (3,109-15TD)…Murray taken (41 sacks)…Cardinals giving up (414YPG)

49ers-Falcons…San Francisco (11-2)..Atlanta (4-9)…QB-Jimmy Garopp9olo (3,245P-25TD-103 Rating)…Niners defense (45-sacks-25 takeaways)

Colts-Saints…New Orleans (10-3)…Indianapolis (6-7)..QB-Drew Brees (109 rating)

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(Scoreboard)

Ravens-W-Jets (42-21)…QB-Lamar Jackson (212P-86R-5TDs)…Jackson breaks Michael Vick’s single season QB-rushing record…..Sam Darnold (218P-TD-Int-1 Sack) in loss…..Thursday Night Football…Baltimore (12-2)…Jets (5-9)

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(Roster Moves)

Titans..Workout FA-K-Brett Maher-ex Cowboys
Packers..Workout FA-OG-Josh Garnett-ex 49ers

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(Injuries)

Carolina..QB-Cam Newton-successful foot surgery-out 4-months rehab

Lions..IR-DT-DaShawn Hand-elbow
Miami..WR-Davantae Parker remains in concussion protocol
Jets..IR-TE-Ryahn Griffin-ankle
Eagles..IR-WR-Alshon Jeffrey-reinjured foot
49ers.IR-TE-Garrett Celek-back injury..DT-DJ Jones-knee

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(NFL)

Department of Justice…Indicts and arrests former NFL players Clinton Portis-Reche Caldwell-Joe Horn-Tamarick Vancouver for leading a theft ring-defrauded NFL of (3.4M) in medical claims for bogus purchase medial equipment and medications…Cigna Insurance discovered the fraud.

CFL-Edmonton…Hire Scott Milanovich-head coach..was QB-coach Jacksonville.
CFL-Toronto..Fires Coach Cory Chambliss after (4-14) season..hires Ryan Dinwiddie-Calgary-as head coach…was Off Coor-Stampeders.

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(College Football)

Heisman Trophy…to be awarded on Saturday
..LSU QB-Joe Burrow (4,715-48TD) expected to win
..Oklahoma QB-Jalen Hurts (4,889Y-50TD)
..Alabama QB-Tua Tagovailoa (35TD)
..Ohio State DE-Chase Young (16-sacks-21 tackles for loss)

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Army-Navy….Saturday-Philadelphia….Middies (9-2)..Cadets (5-7)…Navy led by QB-Malcom Perry (1,527APY)…..Army has losses by 3-4-4-7 this year….Navy averaging (361YPG) running the ball….Army won 3-in a row after Navy had won 14-in row.

(1AA Playoffs)

North Dakota State-Illinois State…UND (13-0)..Redbirds (10-4)
Montana-Weber State..Both (10-3)
Montana State-Austin Peay..Bobcats (10-3)…Governors (11-3)
James Madison-Northern Iowa..JMU (12-1)

(Division II)

Minnesota State-Slippery Rock…State (12-0)..Rock (13-0)
Ferris State-West Florida..Ferris (12-0)

(Division III)

Muhlenberg-North Central…Mules (13-0)
St Johns-Minnesota-Wisconsin Whitewater..Both (12-1)

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Cal..Expels LB-Joseph Ogunbanjo-attempted to steal police car and remove gun from officers holster during arrest.

Aztecs..QB-coach Blane Morgan leaves SDSU-hired as head coach at Lamar University-Texas.

Aztecs..CB-Luc Barqoo named 2nd team Walter Camp Foundation team.

USD..QB-Reid Sinnett invited to play in ‘Collegiate Bowl’ all star game in January…WR-Michael Bandy invited to play in Hula Bowl all star game

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…………(Basketball)…………..

Lakers-at-Miami…LA (22-3) heading onto Heat floor on Friday
Clippers-at-Minnesota..heading into Friday game..LA (19-7)

Clippers-at-Philadelphia…Saturday night game vs 76ers.

Brooklyn…Release G-Iman Shumpert

Knicks..Refuse comment on status of team President Steve Mills..rumored about to be fired.

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………….(Hockey)…………

Kings-Ducks….Kings led (2-0) at Press Time in 3rd period…Jeff Carter power play goal….LA (12-18-2)…Ducks (13-14-4)…Thursday night NHL action..

Ducks-New York Rangers..Saturday night action
Kings-Pittsburgh..Saturday night

Vancouver..F-Michael Ferland placed back into concussion protocol
Vancouver…G-Thatcher Demko-concussion in practice
Blackhawks .IR-D-Calvin deHaan-shoulder
Montreal…F-Matt Peca-out 6W-shoulder injury

Gulls-Colorado Eagles…San Diego plays both Friday-Saturday night in Colorado…Gulls (9-10-1) continuing streaky play.

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…………(General)………..

Presidents Cup Golf-2nd round

..Tiger Woods-Justin Thomas win second round match-vs-Hidecki Matsuyama team…Woods wins 18th hole to win by 1.

..Dustin Johnson-Matt Kuchar lose by 3-strokes to Adam Scott team

..Xander Schauffele team wins by 1-hole over Adam Hadwin

..Webb Simpson-Patrick Reed fall behind and lose by 3-holes to Marc Leischman team

..Ricky Fowler-Gary Woodland rally from 2-holes down to tie vs-Cam Smith team and get half point.

..Internationals lead 6-and-half to 3-and-half points after two days.

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English Premier League..Top games
..Liverpool (15-0-1)-vs-Watford
..Leicester City (12-2-2)-vs-Norwich City
..Manchester City (10-4-2)-vs-Arsenal
..Hot Spur (6-5-5)-vs-Wolverhampton
..Manchester United (6-4-6)-vs-Everton
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NASCAR….Felix Sebates retires after 30Y-was co-owner of Chip Ganassi racing.
NASCAR….Front row racing signs John Nemecheck to drive in 2020.

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