Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Friday

Posted by on August 27th, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 


Padres-L-Dodgers (4-0)….LA sweeps series……Max Scherzer throws 7-plus innings of 2-hit shutout ball with 10Ks….Austin Barnes 2RHR off Yu Darvish early…Corey Seager RBI double….Thursday game..Friars lost 12-of-14….(19-28) since mid-June…16-Games behind Giants…Dodgers (81-47)…won 16-of-18.

Padres-at-Angels..Open weekend series on Friday in Anaheim..Joe Musgrove to start for San Diego.

Padres..OF-Wil Myers-minor hamstring cramp
Padres..Activated P-Yu Darvish from DL

Padres…Aftermath of Wednesday game with Dodgers
..Ended 12:59am
..Padres no hit for 10-innings
..13-intentional walks
..489-pitches in gamed
..19-pitchers used
..5:48 length of game
..Padres (2-24) RISP
..Two teams combined (7-51) RISP
..35-left on base

Dodgers-Colorado…Friday game..Might use bullpen day.

Dodgers…P-Clayton Kershaw says he is ‘frustrated’ having been on DL for last 8-weeks..could be two more weeks before he might be activated.
Angels-L-Orioles )13-1)..Pedro Severino Grand Slam HR-6RBIs….Halos (63-66) after poor series in Baltimore….


Reds-W-Milwaukee..Jon India 3RHR..
White Sox-W-Blue Jays..Luis Robert 2RHR for Sox
Arizona-W-Phillies. Nick Ahmed 2RHR.
Cardinals-L-Pirates…Colin Moran 2RHR.
Red Sox-W-Twins…Brian Dalbeck 2HRs-7RBI.
Giants-W-Mets..Kris Bryant 2RHR..
Indians-W-Texas..Kyle Zimmer HR
Washington-L-Marlins..Jorge Alfaro 3RHR.
Yankees-A’s…Tied 6-6 at Press Time..Giancarlo Stanton HR.
Royals-Mariners..Mariners led 2-0 at Press Time
(Roster Moves)

Mariners..Sign FA-P-Sean Doolittle-ex Reds
Mariners..DFA-P-Keyan Middleton
Miami..Sign FA-P-Cody Carroll-ex Orioles


Reds..P-TeeJay Antone-elbow surgery
Giants..C-Buster Posey-knee bruise
Phillies..DL-3B-Rhys Hoskins-3rd time..Abdominal surgery
Mets..P-Jacob deGrom-begins throwing regime
Mets..P-Noah Syndegaard-begins rehab outings
White Sox..Activate P-Carlos Rodon from DL


Chargers-at-Seattle…Saturday night game..Bolts will not play most starters.

Chargers…May play #1 pick Rashawn Slater-OT..has played just 1-series in two preseason games because of back issue

Chargers…Veteran QB-Chase Daniel will start and play first half..Easton Stick will play 2nd half…LB-Kenneth Murray will not play…WR-Mike Williams will return to practice next week.


Friday games..
..Colts-Lions..Indy may holdout QB Carson Wentz-practiced this week
..Eagles-Jets..QB-Jalen Hurts may play..Eagles 1-TD-20-possessions
..Steelers-Carolina..QB-Dwayne Haskins will start for Pitts
..Vikings-Carolina..QB-Sam Darnold to start for Panthers
Saturday games..
..Packers-Bills..QB-Jordan Love to play for GB
..Bears-Titans..Justin Fields will start for Chicago
..Arizona-New Orleans…QB-Kyler Murray will not play
..Tampa-Houston..Tyrod Taylor will start for Texans
..Rams-Denver..Backup QB-John Wohlford will start
Sunday game
..Cowboys-Jaguars..QB-Trevor Lawrence will start for Jags
..Miami-Bengals..QB-Joe Burrow will start-1st outing since knee surgery
..Raiders-49ers..QB-Trey Lance will play
..Patriots-Giants..QB-Cam Newton out with Covid test
(Roster Moves)
Rams-Patriots..TRADE..LA gets RB-Sony Michel for #4 pick
Raiders-Carolina..TRADE..Raiders acquire LB-Denzel Perryman
Patriots-Ravens..TRADE..NEngland acquires S-Shaun Wade
Giants-Carolina..TRADE..NY deals K-Ryan Santoso for #7 pick
Titans..Sign FA-LB-Cash Maliua-ex Patriots
Raiders..Workout FA-LB-Pzat Onwuzu-ex Ravens
Vikings..Workout FA-OT-Rod Johnson-ex Houston


Titans..QB-Ryan Tannehill..WR-Geoff Swaim on Covid list
Rams..DT-A’Shawn Robinson-meniscus surgery-out 4W
Colts..LT-Eric Fisher put on Covid list
Bengals..DE-Joe Ossai-meniscus surgery

(NFL Notes)

NFL..Fines 25-players (14,000) each for violations of Covid protocols..All 25-players were unvaccinated.

Patriots..QB-Cam Newton isolated for 5-days..went outside team for Covid test..banned for 5-days returning to team.

Buffalo..Coach Sean McDermott-upset team has only 80% vaccine has 6-players on Covid list

Titans..Now have 9-Coaches-Players on Covid list

Dallas..QB-Dak Prescott-cleared full passing workouts.
Packers..QB-Aaron Rodgers-confirms he has been vaccinated

(College Football)…

Pac 12-Conference…Announces it will not consider expansion..Report that Oklahoma State-Texas Tech-TCU may have inquired about joining conference.


UCLA-Hawaii…Bruins open season..QB-Dorian Robinson-Thompson returns for 3rd year as starter…10-starters return on offense

Nebraska-Illinois..Coach Scott Frost make or break year
San Jose State-Southern Utah
New Mexico State-UTEP

Chicago…Willing to trade restricted FA-F-Laurie Markkinen..but want 1st round draft pick.


NHL…Union agrees all 50-players on each team’s list must be vaccinated before training camp opens…Canadian Government told NHL they would not allow unvaccinated players to enter Canada for training camp or regular NHL season games.

San Diego Gulls…Confirm got thru entira AHL season without any positive Covid tests last year.

LA Kings..Young F-Alex Turcotte-surgery-acute appendicitis


PGA..BMW Championships-Maryland..3-way tie for lead
(-8)..Rory McIlroy-Eagle-7 Birds..Jon Rahm..Sam Burns
(-7)..Sergio Garcia
(-6)..Patrick Cantalay
(-5)..Xander Schaufelle..Dustin Johnson
(-4)..Phil Mickelson

NASCAR…Daytona 400-Sunday
Indy Car…Off weekend
Formula 1..Belgian Grand Prix

Formua 1..Alpine Racing signs extension with veteran driver Fernando Alonso.
Soccer..Team USA unveils roster for 1st round World Cup qualifying games..Includes Christian Pulisic-Chelsea..D-Jon Brooks..G-Evan Horvath and Matt Turner…Does not include veterans Paul Arriola..Jozy Altidore..Michael Bradley.

English Premier League..Top games:
..Manchester City-Arsenal
..Manchester United-Wolverhampton

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