Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Friday

Posted by on May 19th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

………(Football)………

Chargers….Informed new NFL Stadium-Inglewood will not open till 2020…construction delays due to 15”inches of rain that created 15′ lakes where earth had been removed…Lost nearly 60-days of winter construction work because of weather issues….Chargers will have to play 3-full seasons at Stub Hub Center-Carson.

Soccer City…Makes final revised pitch to Mayor’s Office on Qualcomm sight..Willing to build 33,500-seat Stadium for Aztecs with potential to expand to 40,000 with joint financing….Willing to provide total of 47-acres of land for SDSU campus expansion….would give 17-acres free to SDSU with option for school to buy remaining 30-acres…Willing to accept a 3rd party independent appraisal on cost of land purchase….will provide funding for River Park…SDSU must accept latest offer by December 1st.

Patriots..Tom Brady refuses comment on whether he hid concussion problems last year from New England team doctors…was never listed on concussion injury reports.

Redskins..DE-Junior Galette..CB-DeAngelo Hall likely to start camp on PUP list…Galette recovering from torn achilles…Hall from torn ACL-knee.

Bills..Rookie WR-Zay Jones-East Carolina-out of OTA-knee injury

Seattle..No decision yet on status of QB-Colin Kaeperneck…does he fit offense-would he be a distraction…would he take paycut from 13M to 3M to come in as Russell Wilson backup?

Denver..Coach Vance Joseph says QB-derby is wide open…likes Trevor Siemian-patience and decisions in pocket…likes Paxton Lynch-physical tools.

Houston..Hires Jimmy Raye-VP-Players Personnel-ex Colts-Chargers exec
Bills..Hire Lake Dawson-college scouting..longtime Titans-exec

(Roster)

Steelers..Release TE-Ladarius Green-given 6M last year-played 6G-concussion-knee problems.
Steelers..Release LS-Greg Warren-been with club 12-years.
Eagles..Release DT-Charles Walker-Alabama
Seattle..Release QB-Sky Howard-West Virginia

(College)

NCAA…Power 5-Conference coaches proposing change in football redshirt rule….Allow freshman to participate in up to 4-games and still retain redshirt year….Allow freshman opportunity to play in Bowl game and still retain redshirt year.

USC…Signs LA Coliseum naming rights deal with United Airlines…(15Y-70M) deal.

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………….(Baseball)……………..

Padres-L-Brewers (4-2)…Bullpen falters for 3rd time this week..Eric Sogard (4-4) 3RBI….2-run hit vs Kevin Quackenbush…Sogard goes (9-15) in series..Hunter Renfroe solo HR…Jared Cosart (5inn-1R)…Brewers win (3-of-4) in series..Padres now (15-28)…season worst 13-below .500 mark.

Padres-Arizona…Friday night matchup…Jered Weaver (0-4) 6.05-ERA-vs-Taijuan Walker (3-3).

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Padres…Minor League Report

El Paso..Nick Buss (.366)..Jose Pirela (.321)..Jabari Blash (.300)..Carlos Asuaje (227)….P-Walker Lockett j(4-1) 4.84…Din Lamet (2-2) 3.55 (41K-33inn)…Logan Bawcom (1.80)…Phil Matron (4.80)….Christian Bethancourt (11.37)..6inn-11H-3W-8R)…Carter Capps (9.00)…6inn-14-baserunners.

San Antonio..Luis Urias (.330)..Alberth Martinez (.320)..Jose Rondon (.222)..P-Kyle McLeod (3.20)..Mike Kelly (3.22)..Cesar Vargas (3.76)..Raf DePaula (2.75)…Brad Wieck (3.77)

Lake Elsinore…Josh Naylor (.336)..Mike Gettys (250-4HR)..Javy Guerra (184)..P-Joey Lucchessi (3-1) 1.93…Chris Huffman (2.63)…Cal Quantrill (3.13)..43K-in-37 innings..Eric Lauder (1.89)..41K-53 innings..Zech Lemond (2.38)

Ft Wayne…Jorge Ona (.308)..Fernando Tatis (.281)..Hunter Potts (252)…P-Jesse Scholtens (2.45)…Logan Allen (1.80)

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Dodgers-W-Miami..Yasiel Puig 2R-HR..Adrian Gonzalez RBI-single..

LA-Marlins..Friday..Alex Wood (4-0)-vs-Justin Nicolinio

Dodgers..Activate 1B-Adrian Gonzalez from DL…Option OF-Scott Van Slyke to AAA

Angels-Mets…Ricky Nolasco (2-2)-vs-Jacob deGrom (2-1) as Halos open East Coast road trip.

Angels…Had Thursday off.

Halos..Sign FA-P-Doug Fister-ex Astros-Tigers-Nationals..had (4.64) ERA last year with Astros.

(Scoreboard)

Washington-L-Pirates..Adam Frazieer 3H-4RBI..Josh Bell-Jon Jaso HRs
Orioles-L-Tigers..Victor Martinez 2R-HR..JD Martinez 3R-HR
Rockies-W-Twins..Nolan Arenado HR
Rockies-L-Twins..Rookie P-Jose Berrios 2H-shutout-11K for Twins
Texas-W-Phillies..Ryan Rua 3R-HR.
Cubs-W-Reds..Javy Baez Grand Slam HR..Kris Bryant HR
Blue Jays-W-Braves..Darrell Ceciliani 2R-HR..RBI-single
Yankees-L-Royals..Mike Moustakas 3R-HR
Red Sox-L-A’s…Khris Davis HR..Jed Lowrie 2R-HR for A’s
Mariners-L-White Sox..Jean Segura 3R-HR..Jarred Dyson solo HR..Sox hit 3HRs late in game.

(Roster)

Braves..Sign FA-1B-James Loney-ex Tigers
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-2B-Mike Martinez-ex Indians

(MLB)

Commissioners Office…investigating allegation Blue Jays OF-Kevin Pillar used racial slur during game against opposing pitcher.

Pirates..Judge in South Korea refuses to reduce 8-month jail term-probation to a fine…refuses to allow SS-Jung Ho Kang to obtain work visa to rejoin Pittsburgh..could miss entire season.

(Injuries)

Braves..1B-Freddie Freeman-bone scan-fractured wrist-could be out 10W
Tigers..DL-1B-Miguel Cabrera-oblique
Braves..DL-OF-Adonis Garcia-hamstring
Tampa Bay..DL-SS-Brad Miller-ribcage
Reds..Move P-Brandon Finnegan to 60D-DL
Washington..DL-P-Joe Blanton-shoulder
Giants..Activate P-Mark Melancon from DL
Cardinals..Send OF-Steve Piscotty out on rehab assignament
Giants..Send 2B-Aaron Hill out on rehab
Rockies..Send SS-Trevor Story out on rehab
Pirates..P-Jameson Taillon undergoes surgery for testicular cancer
Rockies..P-Chad Bettis completes chemo treatment for testicular cancer

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……..(Basketball)……….

Cleveland-Boston…Game 2-playoff series tonight…Cavs got (71P) combined from LeBron James-Kevin Love in winning game one…Cavs shoot for 13th straight playoff win which would tie NBA record for consecuative wins in postseason.

Spurs-Warriors….Series shifts to San Antonio for Game #2-with Warriors leading (2-0)….F-Kawahi Leonard could be out with ankle sprain again in Saturday game.

Duke…F-Chase Jeter (6’9) transfers out to Arizona Wildcats program..will sit this season.

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………..(Hockey)…………

Ducks-W-Nashville (3-2) OT….Corey Perry gets OT goal when Predators D-PJ Subban knocked lose puck into own net…Nashville scored 2-goals in final 6-minutes in 3rd period to tie game force overtime….John Gibson spectacular in net for Anaheim….Series tied (2-2) going back to Anaheim.

Ducks..Coach Randy Carlyle says playoff fatigue has hit his club…4-games in 7-nights…8-games in 16-days including 4-long plane flights to get to games in Calgary-Edmonton-Nashville.

Ottawa-Pittsburgh……Senators lead (2-1) heading into game 4-at Canadian Tire Center in Ottawa.

Sabres..Interest in interviewing Ralph Krueger-ex Oilers coach-currently in Europe for Buffalo head coaching opening.

NY Islanders..hire Luke Richardson as assistant coach.
Arizona..hire Steve Sullivan-Assistant GM

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…………(General)………….

Preakness…Saturday race at Pimlico…just 10-horses entered….Kentuck Derby favorite Always Dreaming will start 4th….Classic Empire-starts 5th pole position…Classic Empire injured when bumped heavily in start of Derby-suffered cuts on front legs and bruised eyelid.

NASCAR…Driver Aric Almirola will miss at least 6W-with fractured vertebrae in back after violent crash in Kansas 400.

NASCAR…Charlotte All Star Race….Denny Hamlin-Brad Kesleowski lead field.

Indy 500…Time trials this weekend…Ed Carpenter (222.8)…Scott Dixon (222.2) hottest laps in practice….F-1 veteran Fernando Alonso (219.5) in practice.

Formula 1…Off weekend…headed to Grand Prix-Monaco next Sunday.

PGA…ATT-Byron Nelson Classic…(64)-James Hahn-Ricky Barnes in 2-way tie…(66)-Matt Kuchar leads group…(68)-Jordan Spieth

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