Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Friday

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

…(Baseball)…

Padres-L-Reds…(5-4)…Cincinnati rallies in 9th for come from behind win…Thursday…Friars (49-34)…Won 12-of-14

..Rob Stephenson bases loaded single in bottom of 9th-game winner
..Jurickson Profar drops flyball in left in bottom of 9th giving Reds life
..Kyle Farmer solo homer in 9ith ties game off Mark Meloncan
..Tommy Pham-2R-pinch hit single gave Padres lead
..Manny Machado scores go ahead run on throwing error in 8th
..Ryan Weathers struggled (4inn-2R-5H-4W)
..Kyle Farmer HR in bottom of 9th tied game off Mark Meloncan
..Reds left 15-on base coupled with poor relief pitching led to sweep

Padres-at-Phillies….Friday matchup…Chris Paddack-vs-Zack Wheeler.

Padres…SS-Fernando Tatis named starting shortstop for National League in All Star Game in Denver.

Padres…P-Blake Snell placed on DL with stomach virus…Tested clean covid…Had 2-vaccinations
Padres..Called up P-Ryan Weathers from El Paso
Padres..Called up P-Miguel Diaz from El Paso

Dodgers-W-Washington (6-2)…Max Muncy Grand Slam HR….AJ Pollock solo HR……LA (50-31)…LA won 16-of-22

Dodgers-Nationals..Friday matchup..Juliio Urias-vs-Max Scherzer

Dodgers…MLB begins investigation into Domestic Abuse-Sexual Assault charges against P-Trevor Bauer..MLB could order Bauer removed off the active roster during investigation.
..67-page document filed for restraining order against Bauer
..San Diego woman had sexual iaison twice with Bauer
..Admitted consensual sex became violent sex
..Told police Bauer choked her uncoscious-punched her in face-had sex
..Medical exam showed possible skull fracture-concussion-eye injury
..Bauer attorney provided texts woman asking for rough sex

Dodgers…Manager Dave Roberts says Trevor Bauer remains in the rotation and will pitch on Sunday in Washington, unless MLB intervenes in the interim.

Dodgers…Team will visit White House on Friday morning-salute to World Series team.

Dodgers…Surprisingly no LA player named to starting lineup for National League All Star team.  Dodgers starters all plagued by injuries this season.

Angels-Yankees…Rained out in New York..Halos (39-41)

Angels-Baltimore..Friday game..Griff Canning-vs-Keegan Akin

Angels…OF-Mike Trout voted by fans to start for American League in All Star game despite being on the 60-day disabled list with a calf injury…is due off the IL on July 15th.

Angels..Shohei Ohtani voted to the All Star team as a DH by the fans.  Leads the American League in home runs.
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(Scoreboard)

Mariners-W-Blue Jays..Shed Long 2RHR..Hank Fraley HR
Red Sox-W-Royals..Raf Devers-Domingo Santana 3RHRs
White Sox-W-Twins..Brian Goodwin HR-Zach Collins HR
Texas-W-A’s..Joey Gallo 3RHR
Miami-Phillies..Rained out
Brewers-W-Pirates..Jackie Bradley RBI double..Jace Peterson RBI triple..
Houston-W-Indians..Jose Altuve Grand Slam HR
Mets-L-Braves…Austin Riley 2RHR
Cardinals-Rockies..Tied (2-2) at Press Time..Brandon Rogers  2RHR
Giants-Arizona….DBacks led 5-3 at Press Time..Josh Reddick 2RHR
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(Injuries)

Indians..Surgery Friday-Cleveland Clinic-Josh Naylor-2 fractures of leg-multiple torn ankle ligaments.
Mets…Surgery P-Dellin Betances-shoulder
Tampa Bay..P-Chaz Roe-shoulder
Pirates…3B-Colin Moran-fractured wrist

Blue Jays..Activate P-Steven Matz-from covid list
Mets..Activate P-Jeyruls Familia-from DL
White Sox..Activate P-Michael Kopech
White Sox..DL-P-Evan Marshall
Houston..DL-P-Jose Urquidy-shoulder

Red Sox..P-Chris Sale-2inning simulated game-clocked 95 mph
Braves..Send C-Alex Jackson out on rehab  assignment
Braves..Activate P-Max Fried
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(Roster Moves)

Twins..DFA-P-Matt Shoemaker (8.29ERA)
Phillies..DFA-P-Neftali Feliz
Orioles..DFA-2B-Stevie Wilkerson
Mets..DFA-2B-Luis Marte

Cardinals..Sign FA-P-TJ McFarland-ex Washington
Twins..Callup P-Derek Law
Indians..Callup SS-Owen Miller
Royals..Callup OF-Edward Olivares

Arizona-Yankees…Trade-DBacks deal OF Tindo Castro for P-Keegan Curtis.

(College World Series)

Mississippi State-W-Vanderbilt (9-0)..Bulldogs win title…Will Bednar-Landon Sims combine on 1-hitter…beating Commordores ace Kemor Rocker-likely 1st pick in draft.

Cal State-Fullerton…Hires Jason Dietrich as Titans head coach…former assistant at Oregon-East Carolina.
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…(Basketball)…

(Scoreboard)
Hawks-L-Milwaukee….(123-112)…Brook Lopez (33P-7R) in surprise win..Khris Middleton (26P)..Jrue Holiday (25P)…Bucks won without star F-Giannis….Bucks lead series (3-2) going back to Atlanta..

Bucks..F-Giannis Antetokounmpo remains out with hyperextended knee.

Clippers…Begin exit meetings with players after disappointing outster from playoffs…Team denigrated by injuries to Kawhi Leonard-Serge Ibaka-Ivica Zubac.

Clippers..Report F-Kawhi Leonard will opt out of final year of his contract (36M) to go back on the free agent market….Dallas-Miami could put in bids.

Clippers..Will begin negotiations with soon to be free agent G-Reggie Jackson after strong playoff run.

Indiana..Pacers hire Lloyd Pierce as lead assistant to head coach Rick Carlisle..Pierce-ex head coach Atlanta

Orlando..Brings Wes Unseld-Junior in for 2nd interview.

Toronto..NBA suspends Raptors rookie G-Jalen Harris for full year for repeated drug violations…Averaged (7P) as a rookie

Denver…Backup C-Greg Whittington signs with Lokomotiv-Russia

Minnesota…Judge dismissed lawsuit filed by minority stockholder trying to block sale of team to group that incudes Alex Rodriguez.
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…(Football)…

Chargers….LA County Judge transfers Dean Spanos lawsuit to San Joaquin County because Foundations run by Dea Spanos are based in Stockton….Chargers are expected to ask new Judge to order the case into NFL-Arbitration rather than allow the Dea Spanos lawsuit to go to trial…She wants franchise put up for sale because Dean Spanos has created 323M in debt with move to Loa Angeles and has damaged 4-different Spanos family foundations.

Washington…NFL fines Daniel Snyder 10M and bills him 5M for legal fees, wrapping up 12-mont league investigation of sexual harassment, intimidation, bullying, and a toxic culture in Redskins workplace….Snyder also removed from day to day control of franchise-wife Tanya will take part in league meetings…12-women had filed claims of toxic culture under Snyder ownership…7-top executives left the team.

NFL-Fines 3-teams for OTA violations in workouts:
..Jaguars..200,000-team…Urban Meyer 100,000-illegal contact drills
..Dallas ..100,000-team…Mike McCarthy 50,000
..49ers..100,000-team..Kyle Shanahan 50,000

NFL….Ends investigation into racial slur issue involving former player Eugene Chung saying Chung did not provide additional information into interview with team that said ‘he was not the right minority’.

NFL..Approves proposal that NFL agents be allowed to help college players with marketing plans under new NCAA-image bylaws.

Seattle…Release WR-Tomorrion Terry after he was indicted on a murder charge in Georgia.
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…(Hockey)…

Montreal-Tampa Bay….Game 3-of Stanley Cup final at Bell Centre-Tampa leads (2-0)

Montreal..Coach Dom Ducharme cleared fron Covid protocol-will coach on Friday night.

LA Kings-Nashville….Trade-Kings deal #2-#3 pick to Predators for veteran LW-Viktor Arviddson…has scored 127-goals in career.

Chicago…Opens trade talks with Vancouver-Edmonton-Winnipeg-Seattle..both interested in Blackhawks D-Duncan Keith.

Buffalo..Meets with agent for C-Jack Eichel…Report Sabres have trade offers from Blackhawks-Rangers.

Arizona..Hire Andre Tourigny as head coach…Was Coach-GM of Ottawa 67s-in Ontario Hockey League…Former assistant coach Colorado Avs.

Boston..Veteran assistant coach Jay Pandolfo resigns-takes job at Boston University.
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….(General)…

Wimbledon…Roger Federer..Ashley Barty post 2nd round wins….Coco Vandeweghe lost her match.

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PGA…Outspoken golfer Bryson DeChambeau fires his caddy.

PGA..Rocket Mortgage Classic-Detroit…1st round
(-9)..Davis Thompson cards 63 late in day
(-7)..Brandon Hagy shoots 65
(-6)..JJ Spaun
(-5)..Jason Day
(-4)..Pat Perez
(-3)..Phil Mickelson
(E)..Bryson DeChambeau
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NASCAR…Runs Road America race on Sunday
Indy Car…Runs Mid-Ohio road race on Sunday
Formula 1..Austrian Grand Prix

Indy Car…Jimmie Johnson confirms he will do tests at Homestead Speedway-Miami and at Texas Speedway to get used to oval racing..to prepare to run in Indy 500 next year…Johnson has run 5-road courses this year for Chip Ganassi Racing
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Euro Soccer Championships..Quarterfinals:
..Friday..Spain-Switzerland….Belgium-Italy
..Saturday..Denmark-Czech Republic..England-Ukraine

Lionel Messi…South American star becomes a free agent after contract with FC Barcelona expires.

Tottenham Hot Spur..Hires Nuno Santo-former head coach Wolverhampton
Leicester..Hire Patson Daka-head coach Salzburg-Austria
Everton..Hire Rafa Bentiez-head coach

 

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