Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Friday

Posted by on April 7th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

……..(Masters)…………..

Masters…Charley Hoffman-Poway birdies 16-17-18…pulls away from field to take lead heading to 2nd round..Hoffman finishes with 8-birdies…(-7) under par (65).

(65)..Charley Hoffman.
(69)..William McGirt
(70)..Lee Westwood
(71)..Phil Mickleson-Jason Dufner-Justin Rose
(72)..Rory McIlroy-Ernie Els-Sergio Garcia
(73)..Ricky Fowler
(74)..Jason Day
(75)..Jordan Spieth-took quadruple bogey ‘9’ on 15th hole.

Dustin Johnson..pulls out of tourney while standing on lst tee-with strained back from Wednesday night fall in condo…took 15-chip shots in practice green and 8-drives on range..then elected not to play.

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……….(Baseball)………….

Padres-L-Dodgers (10-2)…Yasiel Puig hits 2-2R-HRs off Jered Weaver..Kiki Hernandez RBI-double..Corey Seager 2R-double….Wil Myers 2R-HR for San Diego…Jered Cosart-Christian Bethancourt self destruct in relief…Cosart 3-walks, double-allowed steal of home…Bethancourt 4-walks-stolen base-passed ball…Cosart ERA (27.00)…Bethancourt (32.40)..Padres outscored (30-10) in series at Dodgers Stadium.

Padres-Giants..Open weekend series…Luis Perdomo-vs-Madison Bumgarner.

Padres…P-Christian Friedrich sent to specialist in Phoenix-exam of forearm..already out with lat shoulder strain.

Padres..Send P-Cesar Vargas to AA-San Antonio…Assign P-Keith Hessler to AAA-El Paso.

Padres…C-Hector Sanchez suffers concussion-hit with backswing of bat in Dodgers game.

Padres..Top young P-Anderson Espinoza put on DL in minors with forearm tightness.

Padres..Minor League teams open with impressive performances.
El Paso-W-Las Vegas..Walker Lockett (6-inn-1R)..Franchy Cordero 2R-HR..Corey Spangenberg 2H.
San Antonio-W-Arkansas..Luis Urias solo HR
Ft Waye-W-Bowling Green..Jorge Ona single-triple-2RBI in first pro game
LElsinore-Modesto..Mike Gettys HR..Chris Huffman 3-perfect innings of relief.

Dodgers-Rockies…LA starts weekend series in Denver…Hyun Jin-Ryu makes lst regular season start since 2014-vs-Kyle Freeland…Rockies (3-1) start to season….LA is (3-1)

Dodgers..OF_Andre Ethier-continued discomfort-hernitated disc even after epidural injection.

Angels-L-A’s (5-1)..Ryon Healy 2R-HR for Oakland..P-Ty Skaggs (5inn-5R-8-Baserunners).

Halos-Seattle…Angels home opener..Jesse Chavez-vs-Yovani Gallardo.

Angels..P-Garrett Richards-bicep examined-had retired 11-in row-clocked 97mph when had cramp.

(Scoreboard)

Rockies-W-Brewers..Nolan Arenado-Mark Reynolds HRs.

Mets-W-Braves..Matt Harvey (6.2-3H)..Wilmer Flores 2R-HR

Washington-L-Miami…Justin Bour 10th inning RBI-double..Nats hit 3-HRs but lose.

Cubs-W-Cardinals..Kyle Schwarber 2R-HR..Jon Jay HR

Reds-W-Phillies..Adam Duvall 2R-HR..P-Mike Lorenzen pinch hit HR

Twins-W-Royals..Juan Castro-Jorge Polanco RBI doubles..KC (0-3)

White Sox-W-Tigers..Geovani Soto solo HR-3R-HR..Matt Davidson 3RBI

Toronto-W-Tampa..Kendrys Morales Grand Slam HR for Jays

Seattle-W-Houston..Mariners 2R-9th..Jarrod Dyson RBI-single

Red Sox-Pirates..Rained Out.

(Injuries)

Red Sox..P-David Price throws soft toss off mound-lst time-elbow injury.
Rays..DL-P-Jose DeLeon-forearm issues
Brewers..OF-Keon Broxton fracture of nasal area-hit in helmet with fastball..protective flap saved him.

(Roster)

Braves..Sign FA-1B-Ryan Howard-ex Phillies
Orioles..Sign FA-P-Edwin Jackson-ex Padres
Mets..Talk to FA-P-Doug Fister…Colby Lewis..Jake Peavy
Twins..Sign FA-P-Chris Anderson-ex Dodgers lst round pick.
Toronto..Sign FA-C-Luke Maile-ex Tampa Bay

Arizona..Release 2B-Jake Goebbert
Phillies..Release 2B-Taylor Featherstone
Boston..Release DH-Carlos Quentin

(MLB)

Tampa Bay….Mayor St-Petersburg proposes new 600M stadium for Rays to be built on sight of Tropicana Field as part of new 85-acre development.

Giants..P-Jose Dominguez-ex Padres..142-game suspension for 2nd violation of PED usage

Mets..Tim Tebow hits 2R-HR in first At Bat in minor league ball-Columbia in SALLY League..finished (1-5) with 3-Ks.

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…………(Football)…………

(NFL)

New England..Boston jury begins deliberations Friday morning on Aaron Hernandez double murder case.

Lions..LB-DeAndre Levy has major knee surgery with outside physicians…will file grievance for injury pay…Lions doctors told him he did not need surgery.

Rams..Open OTA with 3-new OL…Andrew Whitworth-ex Bengals-LT..John Sullvian-ex Vikings-OC…move Greg Robinson to RT.

Seattle..Backup QB-Trevone Boykin-arrested 2nd time in 11-days-probation violation following marijuana arrest last week after auto accident..Had been arrested major incident while he was at TCU.

(Roster Moves)

New England-Miami-Seattle..Trade Talks-Seahawks asking for hi draft pick (2nd round) plus quality player for Richard Sherman-CB.

New Orleans..Visit with FA-RB-Adrian Peterson-ex Vikings on Monday.

Rams..Sign FA-LB-Carlos Thmpson-ex Texans
Jets..Sign FA-TE-Brian Parker-ex Chiefs
Bears..Sign FA-CB-BW Webb-ex Saints
Bills..Visit with FA-LB-Justin Durant-Dallas
Raves..Re-sign CB-Lardarius Webb.

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…………..(Basketball)………….

Lakers-Sacramento…Friday night game…LA (23-55)..has 3rd worst record in NBA..in danger of losing out lottery pick if they put win streak together.

Golden State..Kevin Durant-cleared play Saturday night after recovering from hyper-extended knee.

Atlanta..G-Thabo Sefalosha paid 4M in out of court settlement over police brutality incident that led to a broken leg in 2015 in New York bar incident.

Oklahoma City…G-Russell Westbrook has tied Oscar Robertson’s season record with 41-triple double games.

(College)

USC..F-Bennie Boatwright files for NBA draft..(15P-4R) a game
UCLA..F-Ike Arugboga files for draft (4P-4R) a game as freshman.
Arizona..F-Kobi Simmons-files for draft (8P) as a freshman.

AAC..American Athletic Conference offers Wichita State membership in basketball league.
U Mass…Leaving Mid American Conference..may drop down to 1AA in sports.

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………(Hockey)………..

Anahiem-W-Chicago…Ducks early lead …Ryan Kesler-Corey Perry key goals

Kings-L-Calgary…Flames explode for 3-goals in 2nd period built lead.

Gulls-Ontario Reign…AHL action tonight at Sports Arena..tomorrow in Ontario.

Ducks..Callup D-Jaycob Megna because of injury to D-Cam Fowler…Ducks are down 4-veteran blueliners now.

Sabres..F-Kyle Okposo remains in ICU with undisclosed illness-has been sick for over a week.

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……………(General)…………..

MLS…St. Louis voters reject 60M referendum to help fund MLS soccer stadium-killing expansion hopes of that city.

World Cup..Reuters reporting US-Canada-Mexico putting together a proposal for 3-countries to host 2026-World Cup.

San Anita Derby….Iliad-horse to beat in jam packed field for Saturday race

NASCAR…Texas 500..Brad Keselowski-Kyle Busch headline field.

Indy Car…Long Beach Grand Prix runs this weekend

F-1…Grand Prix of China..Sebastian Vettle coming off opening race upset win.

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