Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Friday

Posted by on April 2nd, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

…………..(Baseball)………….

Padres-W-Arizona (8-7)…Wild opening day win infront of (8,773) fans
..Eric Hosmer HR-3H-3RBI
..Wil Myers solo HR
..Vic Caratini 2R-single..RBI single
..Padres lost (6-1) lead built against Madison Bumgarner
..Yu Darvish-Tim Hill give up 4-HRs in Diamondbacks 5th inning rally
..Drew Pomeranz 3-strikeout inning
..Mark Melancon gets save in 9th.
..Fernando Tatis struck out 3-times and had throwing error
..Manny Machado hitless

Padres-Arizona..Friday game..Blake Snell-vs-Merrill Kelly.
Padres..GM-AJ Preller confirms players have begun receiving vaccines
Padres..Put OF-Jorge Ona on DL-elbow issues
Padres..Option OF-Brian O’Grady to AAA-alternate sight

Dodgers-L-Rockies (8-5)…Colorado come from behind win
..Clayton Kershaw (5.2-inn-6R-10H)
..Chris Owings 3-hits in win
..Dodgers reliever Jimmie Nelson 2-wild pitches with bases loaded
..Rockies scored on squeeze bunt
..Cody Bellinger called out hitting home run-passing runner on basepath.

Dodgers-Rockies..Friday game..Trevor Bauer debut-vs-Antonio Senzatela

Angels-White Sox..

Angels-Chicago..Friday matchup…Andrew Heaney-vs-Dallas Keuchel
Angels..Sign 2B-David Fletcher (5Y-26M) extension

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(Scoreboard)

Mets-Washington…Cancelled by Nationals covid issue
Red Sox-Orioles..Rained out at Fenway-3″ rain at Fenway Park

Yankees-L-Toronto..Randal Grichuk RBI double in 10th..Hyun Jin-Ryu (5.1inn-2R)…Gerrit Cole (5.1inn-2R-8K)

Tigers-W-Indians..Miguel Cabrera 2R-HR…Shane Bieber (6inn-12K) in loss
Brewers-W-Twins..Milwaukee 3R in 9th to tie..win in 10th
Pirates-W-Cubs..Adam Frazier RBI single-RBI double
Phillies-W-Atlanta..Jean Segura RBI single in 10th for Phillies
Cardinals-Reds..St Louis 6R in 1st inning..Dylan Carlson 3RHR
Royals-W-Texas..Teams combined 10R in 1st inning..Mike Taylor 3H-3RBI
Astros-W-A’s….Astros led (5-1) at Press Time..Zach Grienke (6-inn-0R)..Alex Bregman HR.
Giants-W-Mariners..(6-1)..San Francisco hits 3HRs early in game..Kevin Glausman (6.2inn-1R)

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(Injuries)

Miami..MRI-P-Sixto Sanchez-ailing shoulder
Twins..SS-Josh Donaldson-calf injury
Tigers..DL-P-Rory Garcia-oblique
A’s..DL-P-Trevor Rosenthal-shoulder tenderness
Pirates..P-Kyle Crick on Covid list
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(Roster Moves)
Cardinals..Sign FA-P-Bernardo Flores-ex White Sox
Reds..DFA-P-Edgar Garcia
Rockies..DFA-P-Jairo Diaz
Toronto..DFA-P-Reese McGuire..2B-Bry Valera
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(Football)

Chargers…Dea Spanos-sister of owner Dean Spanos files lawsuit demanding team be sold because of financial problems…Says franchise mounting debt has risked family fortunes
..Team is 353M in debt
..Defaulted on 22M in charity donations
..Losing 11M per year since leaving San Diego
..Owes 75M in Estate taxes
..Owes NFL 650M in territorial transfer fees
..Has hired high power lawyer to broker sale
..Says Dean Spanos has borrowed from 1-bank to pay other banks
..No plan to lead team back to financial solvency
..Spanos Foundation owns 36% of team
..4-siblings own 15% each of franchise
..Dean Spanos offered to buy Foundations 36% ownership-will not sell
..Mark Fabiani calls Foundation allegations ridiculous
..NFL source…’THIS IS TIP OF ICEBERG” about Chargers problems.

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(NFL Notes)

Raiders..Former WR-Kenbrell Thompkins arrested for Identity-Credit Card fraud for stealing 230,000 in federal unemployment checks..from 13-people

Saints..OT-Jermon Bushrod criticized QB-Deshaun Watson…’no player uses 13 different massage specialists during the season..unless he has an agenda’….responding to 21-lawsuits for sexual misconduct

Giants..Owner John Mara says ‘tired of losing’..franchise needs to turn the corner this year.
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(Roster Moves)

Steelers…Workout FA-S-Karl Joseph-ex Raiders-Browns
Giants..Workout DT-Dylan Cole-ex Houston

Colts..Sign FA-S-Sean Davis-ex Steelers
Colts..Sign FA-OG-Chris Reed-ex Carolina
Miami..SIgn FA-DT-John Jenkins-exBears
Chiefs..Sign FA-FB-Michael Burton-ex Saints
Chiefs..Sign FA-RB-Elijah McGuire-ex Jets
Lions..Sign FA-CB-Corn Elder-Carolina
Atlanta..Sign FA-DT-Jon Bullard-ex Seattle
Washington..Sign FA-KR-DeAndre Carter-ex Houston

Tampa Bay..Contract talks with WR-Antonio Brown fall apart…offered 5M per year..wants 10M per year
Tampa Bay..Pick up 5th year option-DT-Vita Vea

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(College Football)

USD-vs-Davidson…Showdown game in Pioneer Football League-Saturday..Toreros (3-0) on season…(2-0) in conference…Davidson is (3-0) in conference…

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……………(Basketball)……………….

March Madness-Final Four…Saturday

UCLA-vs-Gonzaga…Can Bruins handle Zags big men Corey Kispert-Drew Timme inside….Will UCLA guards hold up to pressure defense Bulldogs guards bring.

Houston-Baylor…Two teams loaded with athletes-fire power…Scott Drew leading Baylor to Final Four for first time in 71-years….Kelvin Sampson rebuilding Cougars basketball program.

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(College Notes)

Texas…Hire Texas Tech coach Chris Beard..was (18-11) with Red Raiders
North Carolina..Roy Williams retires after (18Y) Chapel Hill..33-years head coach…Career record (903-264)
Oklahoma State..G-Cade Cunningham files for NBA draft (20PPG)
Western Kentucky..(7′-C) Charles Bassey files for draft (17P-11R-3BS)

Aztecs..Will play in Maui Classic next November with Arkansas-Arizona-Creighton-Louisville-Ohio State
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(NBA)

Clippers-L-Denver (101-94)….Nuggets hit 13-3’s…Clippers shoot (41%)…Jamal Murray (23P)…All 5-starters in double figures…..Thursday Night Game
Lakers-at-Sacramento…Friday game…Lakers lost 5-of-6 games

Brooklyn..G-James Harden-hamstring issue
Lakers..F-Andre Drummond-bruised toe
suns..F-Frank Kominsky placed on Covid List
76ers..C-Joel Embiid-cleared to play-had bruised knee
Toronto..G-Kyle Lowry-sprained toe

Utah..Team flights returns to Salt Lake City=emergency landing after birds flew into one engine on takeoff causing engine fire..Tense 10-minutes in plane.
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…………….(Hockey)……….

Gulls-at-San Jose..Saturday…Gulls (14-10)

Ducks-Arizona…Friday matchup
Kings-San Jose..Friday game

Kings..D-Tobias Bjornfot-possible concussion on hit into boards
Colorado..F-Nathan McKinnon-5,000-fine-helmet incident
Las Vegas..D-Chandler Hutchinson-3 Game suspension-blow to head

Vancouver..NHL cancels 4-Canucks game into next week-Covid issue

Flyers..Sign FA-D-Cam York-ex Michigan star
Ottawa..Sign D-Jacob Docker-ex Notre Dame star
Florida..Wins bidding war FA-D-Matt Kierstad-ex North Dakota
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-C-Odeen Tufto-ex Quinnipiac star
Colorado..Sign FA-G-Alex Newhook-ex Boston College star
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…………….(General)…………..

PGA-Valero Open…Late surge atop leaderboard
..(-8..64)..Camilo Villegas 9-birdies
..(-6)..Sum Kang
..(-5)..Jordan Spieth

..(79)..Phil Mickelson takes a 10 on 18th hole…15-strokes behind.

English Premier League…Top weekend games:
..Manchester City (22-3-5)-vs-Leicester (17-7-5)
..Manchester United (16-4-9)-vs-Brighton
..Chelsea (14-6-9)-vs-West Brom
..Liverpool (13-9-7)-vs-Arsenal
..Hot Spur (14-9-6)-vs-Newcastle

NASCAR-Formula 1…off weekend

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