Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Friday

Posted by on May 14th, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 


Padres-Cardinals…Open weekend series…Friars (21-17)…Redbirds (23-15)…Joe Musgrove-vs-Johan Oviedo….Musgrove last 3-starts (13inn-12R-19 BRunners)…Cardinals led by Nolan Arenado-Paul Goldschmidt in middle batting order.

Padres…off on Thursday

Padres..Will be without Wil Myers-Fernando Tatis-must sit out full 10-days after positive covid tests.

Dodgers-Miami…Friday matchup Clayton Kershaw (5-3) 2.66-vs-Sandy Alcantra…Dodgers (20-17) on season day Thursday
Dodgers..1B-Edwin Rios-surgery-torn labrum-to miss rest of year.
Dodgers..Top pitching prospect-Josiah Gray-shoulder impingement
Angels-Red Sox..Friday game at Fenway Park…Halos (16-20)…Bosox (22-15)….Griff Canning to start for Halos. day-Thursday

Angels…1B-Albert Pujols clears waivers…becomes free agent..Halos will pay virtually entire 30M-salary owed on this year contract.

Cardinals-W-Brewers..Nolan Arenado RBI single
White Sox-W-Twins..Jake Lamb-Tim Anderson solo HRs for Sox
Jays-W-Braves..Bo Bichette 2R-double
Nationals-W-Phillies..Josh Bell-Kyle Schwarber 2RHRs in 1st inning
Tigers-W-Royals..Detroit scores 4R in 2nd inning
Giants-W-Pirates..Anthony DeSclafani (5inn-0R)
Yankees-L-Tampa Bay..Randy Arozerena 3RHR ..Rays (9-0) lead
Red Sox-W-A’s..Xander Bogaerts 2RHR-RBI double
Astros-Rangers..Tied (3-3) at Press Time..Jose Altuve 3RHR
Rockies-W-Reds..Josh Fuentes 2RHR..Connor Joe 3RBIs
Marlins-Arizona..Miami led (1-0) at Press Time
Indians-Mariners..Tribe led (2-0) at Press Time
Yankees..SS-Gleyber Torres tests positive for Covid-2nd time
Yankees..Now have 8-players-coaches-staff test positive
Phillies..C-JT Realmuto-positive test
Seattle..P-LJ Newsome-elbow surgery
Brewers..Activate P-Corbin Burns from Covid List
Houston..P-Jose Urquidy-shoulder soreness
Red Sox..P-Nick Pavetta put on Covid list_
(Roster Moves)

Cubs..Sign FA-P-Adrian Sampson-ex Lotte Marines-Korea
Miami..Callup P-Cody Poteet
Pirates..Callup 1B-Will Craig
Atlanta..Callup P-Sean Newcomb
Phillies..send P-Archie Bradley on rehab assignment
Royals..Option P-Kyle Zimmer to AAA
A’s..Callup P-James Kaprielian

Clippers-W-Charlotte (113-90)..Reggie Jackson (19P) off bench..Clippers shoot (53%) hold Hornets (39%)..Thursday night game..LA (49-23) record

Clippers-at-Houston..Friday game

Lakers-at-Indiana..Saturday game..LA (40-30) on season
Lakers-at-New Orleans..Sunday game
Lakers…Need to likely win both games to avoid finishing 7th and winding up in NBA Play-In format.
Lakers..G-LeBron James..F-Anthony Davis both ailing-may not play this weekend.

Lakers..Kobe Bryant will be inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Minnesota..Timberwolves sold to a group headed up by Alex Rodriguez..Price tag 1.5B….Group also buys WNBA-Minnesota Lynx.

Boston..G-Jaylen Brown-wrist surgery-will miss playoffs
Milwaukee..Sign FA-G-Elijah Bryant-played in Tel Aviv
Detroit..Coach Dwayne Casey given contract extension..has (81-137) record in midst of rebuild.

St John’s..Contract extension for coach Mike Anderson..thru 2027.

Houston..Attorney for 22-women alleging sexual misconduct against QB-Deshaun Watson says they will not negotiate out-of-court settlement with Texans QB….Lawyer Tony Buzbee says NFL investigator Lisa Friel disrespected 4-of his clients who agreed to cooperate with NFL probel.

Chicago..Coach Matt Levy not participating in this weekend rookie camp..Covid test for close contact.

Jacksonville…#1 draft pick QB-Trevor Lawrence will not take part on field throwing work in Jags rookie camp this weekend-still recovering from labrum surgery to left shoulder in off season
(Roster Moves)

Patriots..Workout FA-CB-Dre Kirkpatrick-ex Bengals
Patriots..Workout FA-OG-Alex Redmond-ex Bengals
Cowboys..Workout FA-QB-JT Barrett-ex Ohio State-ex Saints
Broncos..Sign FA-OT-Bobbie Massie-ex Arizona-Bengals-Bears
Broncos..Release WR-DaiSean Hamilton
Colts..Sign FA-K-Eddie Piniero-ex Bears
(College Football)

Pac 12 Conference…Hire George Kliavkoff..former President of Sports-MGM Grande..worked in MLB..and for Hulu-A&E networks.
..Says priority is fixing football-basketball in conference
..Negotiate upgraded Media Rights Deals

LA Kings-L-Colorado Avalanche…Colorado scored 5-goals in 9-minutes in 2nd period…had (5-1) lead at Press Time…Kings lose 5-in row to close out season…(21-28-7)..Thursday game

NHL Playoffs…1st round format scheduled
..Sunday-Tampa Bay-Florida
..Sunday-Minnesota-vs-Las Vegas
..Monday-St Louis-vs-Colorado

..NHL North Division will not start till late next week

Chicago..Sign FA-G-Arvid Soderblom (2.03GAA)-Skelleftea-Sweden

Seattle Kraken…GM-Ron Francis says he will hire new head coach before NHL expansion draft-July 21st….Lead candidates..Bruce Boudreau..Claude Julian..Gerard Gallant…Also available Mike Babcock-John Tortorella and possibly Travis Green.

Anaheim Ducks..Coach Dallas Eakins-season ending press conference:
..(17-30-9)…Knew have to go thru rebuilding
..Successful teams go thru the mud..the adversity rebuilding
..Far different team now that started the season
..On ice product much better end of year than start
..Had to better handle negativity mid season-learn from it
..Want to re-sign Ryan Getzlaf-real leader of team

San Diego Gulls-at-Colorado..Friday AHL action


ECHL..Binghamton-open negotiations to put new team in upstate NY to replace departed AHL-Binghamton Devils.

PGA-Byron Nelson Classic-Ft Worth…2-way tie (-9) 63
..Jordan Spieth eagles 18th to tie for lead
..JJ Spaun had 9-birdies with early tee time

Soccer-English Premier League-Scoreboard:
..Liverpool-W-Manchester United…Liverpool scores 3-goals in 13 minutes..Mo Salah seals win with late goal.
..Everton-Aston Villa…finish in (0-0) tie

EPL…Schedule-Top games:
..Manchester City-Newcastle
..West Ham-Brighton

NASCAR…Delaware 400-at Dover on Sunday

Indy Car..Grand Prix of Indianapolis..Jimmie Johnson-Romain Grosjean make their debuts at Indy

Indy 500…35-cars entered to quality next week for 500
Formula 1..Off weekend-run next week at Monaco


Preakness-Pimlico…Medina Spirit cleared to race on Saturday despite drug testing controversy at Kentucky Derby…Trainer Bob Baffert barred from track.

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