Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Friday

Posted by on August 13th, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Baseball)…

Padres-Arizona….Diamondbacks exploded for 5R-in-3rd against Yu Darvish…David Peralta 2RHR….Arizona had (8-3) lead in 7th inning at Press Time..Darvish pulled from game with possible twisted ankle….Thursday night…Friars were (66-50)…DBacks (35-80)-coming into game…Padres loss would drop them to 9-games behind the Giants.

Padres-Diamondbacks..Friday matchup..Blake Snell-vs-Madison Bumgarner.

Padres…Fernando Tatis took more fielding drills at SS after 3-days of OF-drills…Club also worked on baserunning and sliding drills…Not ready to activate him yet.

Padres..P-Dinelson Lamet has minor surgery because of hip infection..will delay his return to roster..
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Dodgers-L-Phillies (2-1)..Bryce Harper HR in 1st inning..LA (69-46)..LA won 7-of-10.

Dodgers-at-Mets..Friday matchup..Julio Urias-vs-Tyler Megill

Dodgers..OF-Mookie Betts returned to LA-to see specialist about hip injury

Dodgers..DFA-P-Kevin Quackenbush

Dodgers..Attorneys for P-Trevor Bauer file documents in court case charging San Diego women doctored pictures about facial injuries in consensual sex…Also filed text messages in which woman spoke of a big money payoff and a Non Disclosure Agreement.  Bauer remains on paid administrative leave…Next court hearing on Monday.
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Angels-Toronto….Jared Walsh 2R-single…Angels led (5-2) at Press Time…Halos (57-57)

Angels-Houston..Friday matchup Patrick Sandoval-vs-Zach Grienke

Angels..Say they are not shutting down OF-Mike Trout..been out 12W with calf injury.

(Scoreboard)

A’s-W-Indians (17-0)..Mark Canha-Starling Marte combined 6RBI
Brewers-W-Cubs..Manny Pina Grand Slam HR..Cubs lost 13-of-15
Mets-W-Nationals-1st game..Brandon Nimmo 3RHR
Mets-W-Nationals-2nd game..Peter Alonso HR for twinbill sweep
Tigers-W-Orioles..Detroit 3HRs
Red Sox-L-Rays..Wander Franco 2R-HR for Rays
Texas-L-Seattle..Jake Fraley-JP Crawford HRs for Mariners
Cardinals-W-Pirates..Paul DeJong 2RHR..Bucs (41-74)
Reds-W-Braves..Jess Winker Grand Slam HR..Reds hit 5-homers
Yankees-L-White Sox.Tim Anderson 9th inning HR-caps wild ‘Field of Dreams Game’..Sox (9-8).
Giants-Rockies..SF (73-41)..Lamonte Wade 3RHR..SF led (7-0) at Press Time

(Injuries)
Brewers..Activate P-Josh Hader from Covid list
Brewers..P-John Curtiss to have elbow surgery
Cubs..DL-C-Will Contreras-knee bruise
Tigers..DL-OF-Nico Goodrum-groin
Toronto..DL-P-Ross Stripling-oblique
Giants..DL-P-Johnny Cueto-elbow issue

(Roster Moves)

Cubs..Release P-Jake Arrieta..last (58inn-58R-91H-19HR)
Toronto..Release P-Tommy Milone
Mets..Sign FA-OF-Josh Reddick-ex Arizona
Orioles..1B-Chris Davis-retires..owed 65M-on (7Y-161M) deal
Boston..Demote P-Garrett Richards to bullpen (5.21-ERA)
Phillies..Callup P-David Paulino
Tampa Bay..Callup P-Evan Phillips
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…(Football)…

Chargers..Coach Brandon Staley says QB-Justin Herbert..RB-Austin Ekeler will not play in any preseason games.

Chargers..Will holdout S-Derwin James.. OT-Bryan Bulaga..OC-Corey Linsley..TE-Jared Cook will not play in Saturday preseason game..LT-Rashawn Slater..CB-Asante Samuel will play.

Chargers-Rams..Saturday night..Battle of backup QBs…Chase Daniel-Easton Stick will play for Bolts…Rams starting QB-Matthew Stafford will not play any preseason games.

Chargers..WR-Mike Williams remains out with hip flexor injury..LB-Kenneth Murray-ankle issue
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(Scoreboard)..Thursday Night Games

Patriots-W-Washington (22-13)…RB-Romandre Stevenson 91Y-TD run..finished with (127R)…QB-Mac Jones (13-19)87P for Patriots..Cam Newton (4-7) 49P…Ryan Fitzpatrick-Taylor Heinicke (144P) for Washington..

Steelers-W-Eagles..(24-16)…Dwayne Haskins (16-22) 122P-TD off the bench..Mason Rudolph (8-9) passing…Pittsburgh defense 2-QB sacks-2-interceptions in win.
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(Schedule)

Friday..
..Dallas-Arizona-Dak Prescott will not play
..Bills-Lions..Jared Goff debut as Detroit QB
..Titans-Falcons..Julio Jones will not play

Saturday..
..Miami-Chicago..Justin Fields will play 2nd half-Bears
..Broncos-Vikings..Kirk Cousins will not play
..Browns-Jaguars..Trevor Lawrence to play first half
..Saints-Ravens..Jameis Winston starts for New Orleans
..Giants-Jets..Zach Wilson will play 2-series for Jets
..Bengals-Tampa..Joe Burrow expects to play
..Houston-Green Bay..Jordan Love starts for Packers
..Chiefs-49ers..Patrick Maholmes to play 2-series..Trey Lance plays
..Raiders-Seattle..Derek Carr will start

Sunday..
..Colts-Carolina..Sam Darnold starts for Panthers

(NFL Notes)

New Orleans..WR-Deonte Harris faces NFL suspension..DUI arrest on July 16th in Baltimore…had Blood Alcohol count (.246)…7-DUI citations…failed 3-sobriety tests.
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(Injuries)

Dallas..MRI-shoulder QB-Dak Prescott
49ers..Put S-Tony Jefferson on IR-torn groin
Jets..MRI-WR-Elijah Moore-quad injury
Vikings..Surgery-OT-Chris Darrishaw-core muscle injury
Chiefs..OG-Laurent Tardif-out 6W-broken hand
Houston..CB-Brad Roby-Covid list
Bears..WR-Allen Robinson-hamstring
Ravens..Surgery WR-Rashard Bateman-out 4W-hamstring

(Roster Moves)

Titans..Sign FA-S-Tedric Thompson-ex Chiefs-Seattle
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-OG-Earl Watford-ex Arizona
49ers..Sign FA-DT-Eddie Vanderdoes-ex Raiders-Houston
Rams..Sign FA-OT-Ryan Pope-ex Aztecs-Arizona-Lions
Raiders..Sign FA-OG-Ethan Westbrook-ex Rams
Lions..Release CB-Quinton Dunbar
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(College Football)

Pac 12..Issues Memo that any team that cannot field a team for a game will forfeit game and count as loss in standings.

BYU..Corporate sponsor “Built Brands” has announced it will pay 6,000-tuition fee for 36-Cougars ‘walkon’ football players under the new NIL-rules put in place by NCAA.

Aztecs..AD-JD Wicker…”Any Group of 5-President-AD would likely look at and say yes to an offer to join a Power 5-Conference”
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…(Basketball)..

Brooklyn…Nets sign FA-G-Patty Mills-ex San Antonio
Cleveland..#1 pick-Evan Mobely scores (14P) in debut in NBA-Summer League.

San Antonio..Ex Aztec-Matt Mitchell does not play in any of Spurs 3-Summer League games this week.
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…(Hockey)…

San Jose..6-player agents went to Sharks last season saying clients said Evander Kane was a ‘cancer’ in the dressing room…Kane under investigation for gambling on NHL games.

Chicago…Blackhawks special teams coach testified to police he went to management in 2010 with information Video coach had sexually abused two Blackhawks players…President-GM-Security Director under investigation for not reporting the incident to Chicago police.
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…(General)…
English Premeir League…Kicks off season Friday..Arsenal-vs-Brentford…

English Premier League..Top games on weekend
..Manchester United-Leeds
..Chelsea-Crystal Palace
..Liverpool-Norwich City
..Manchester City-Hot Spur

Chelsea..completes (135M) purchase of Rome Lukaku from Inter-Milan

FC Barcelona..Governor tells fans ‘time to close the book’ on career of Lionel Messi…’there is always an end to a player’..Messi signed with Paris St-Germaine.

NASCAR…Indy 200-Road race
Indy Car..Grand Prix of Indy on road course
Formula 1..off week

PGA..Wyndham Championships-1st round
..(62)..Russ Hendley 6-birdies-eagle in 8-under par round

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