Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Friday
Padres-W-Giants.(7-6) 10 innings..Victor Caratini 3-hits..game winning single in 10th….Trent Grisham-Ha Kim back to back HRs in 6th..Giants Austin Slater 3R-Pinch Hit Hr…….Friars jumped on Ryan Webb for 4-runs i lst inning…San Diego lost 10-of-13….(77-75) on season…were 17-games over .500 early in the season.
Padres…’The Athletic’ reports that more front office changes are expected once season concludes…Padres GM-AJ Preller has fired 2-execs and reassigned 2-others….Padres have yet to finish above .500 in a regular season in 7-years Preller has been GM.
Padres-Braves…Open weekend series…Completion of suspended game then regularly scheduled game…
Dodgers-W-Rockies (7-5)…Max Muncy 2RHR in 10th…Max Scherzer (5inn-5R-6H)-struggled for first time in LA…..LA (99-55)…won 33-of-43 games…Dodgers pull to within 1-game of Giants
Dodgers-Arizona…LA opens weekend series against (48-104) Diamondbacks.
Angels-Astros…0-0- at Press TimeHalos lost 6-in row…(72-80) on season
Angels-Seattle…open weekend series against Mariners.
Angels..Manager Joe Maddon expresses disappointment in failure of pitching staff….”Need 2-front line starters in free agency and a shortstop if this team is going to compete for playoff spot.
White Sox-W-Indians-1st game..Chisox hit 4HRs
White Sox-L-Indians-2nd game..Orlando Mercado 2RHR for Tribe
Cardinals-W-Brewers…Paul Goldschmidt HR-2RHR..St Louis won 12-in row.
A’s-L-Mariners…Luis Torrens 2RHR…M’s hit 4-homers.
Braves-L-Arizona..Christian Kelly 3RHR.. for Dbacks win
Reds-L-Nationals..Juan Soto 2-solo HRs for Nats..
Phillies-W-Pirates..Ron Torreyes 3RHR..JT Realmuto 2RHR for Phila..
Orioles-W-Rangers..Ryan Mountcastle HR-Baltimore..
Blue Jays-L-Twins..Nicky Gordon 3RHR-Minnestoa
Toronto..Manager Charley Montoya apologizes to Tampa Bay after OF-Kevin Kaiemier picked up Date-Scouting Card that belonged to Rays player and refused to return it.
MLB…Gives Letter to Union informing them they are reopening talks on the CBA effective end of season…Could lead to a lockout on December 1st.
MLB-Union…Head to Grievance hearing on Monday…Union seeking 550M in damages after MLB invoked a 60-game schedule during Pandemic season…after initially planning on an 82-game schedule…Players wound up losing 62% of salaries last year.
Orioles..Vote of confidence to manager Brandon Hyde..will return next year despite (127-246) record as Baltimore tries to rebuild team.
Arizona…Gives Manager Torey Lovullo extension thru 2022 despite 104-loss season this year.
New York Mets…The Athletic reports Mets ownership may be interested in talking to Billy Beane-Bob Melvin of Oakland A’s
Dodgers…TV Voice Joe Davis leaves team-placed in isolation-positive Covid test.
Giants..DL-OF-Daren Ruff-oblique strain
Giants..Activate OF-Alex Dickerson
A’s..Activate P-Chris Bassitt from DL
Chargers-at-Kansas City…Matchup big time passing offenses in NFL…Patrick Mahomes-vs-Justin Herbert..
..Chiefs averaging (401YPG) in offense…Chargers (416YP)
..Chiefs #32 in defense (469YPG)
..Chiefs #32 in red zone defense (8TD) allowed
..Chargers #5 offense (416YPG)
..Chargers s#4 passing offense (323YPG)
..Patrick Mahomes (44-9) career record…(120TD) careers
Chargers..LB-Joey Bosa..CB-Chis Harris…DT-Justin Jones all missed practice again on Thursday with injuries.
Carolina-Houston Texans…Panthers led (17-7) in 4th quarter at Press Time..Sam Darnold led 3-scoring drives…survived two fumbles..loss of RB-Christian McCaffrey-hamstring injury early in game…Panhers (3-0)
Rams-Tampa Bay..Matthew Stafford-vs-Tom Brady QB matchup
Ravens-Lions..QB-Lamar Jackson ailing hip
Steelers-Bengals..QB-Ben Roethlisberger tricep issue
Titans-Colts..Carson Wentz to miss game for Indy-ankles
Bills-Washington..QB-Josh Allen off to slow start
Browns-Bears..Justin Fields to start at QB-Chicago
Cardinals-Jaguars..QB-Kyler Murray comes off 400-yard passing day
Patriots-Saints..QB-Mac Jones makes road start for New England
Giants-Falcons…Battle of winless teams
Broncos-Jets..Denver tries to go to (3-0)..Jets QB-Zach Wilson (5Int)
Raiders-Miami..Tua Tagovailoa-out fractured ribs..Raiders (2-0) start
Seattle-Minnesota..Vikings try to avoid (0-3) start
49ers-Packers..San Francisco off to (2-0) start-host Aaron Rodgers
Dallas-Eagles..Dak Prescott red hot throwing ball
New England…Tom Brady’s trainer-Alex Guerrero said Bill Belichick failed to grow relationship with quarterback…’Treated him like a 20-year old even at age 40′
Jacksonville…1st round pick QB-Trevor Lawrence struggling…50% completions…(4TD-5 Int) first two weeks of season.
Giants..OG-Nick Gates remains hospitalized facing 2-more surgeries on badly broken leg…could be career ending injury.
Rams..Coach Sean McVay misses practices-virus issue..passed Covid test
Tampa Bay..DE-Jason Pierre Paul-shoulder injury
Eagles..OG-Brandon Brooks-miss 8W-strained pectoral
Raiders..RB-Josh Jacobs returns to workouts-toe issue
Vikings..RB-Dalvin Cook-on going ankle issues
Liona..IR-WR-Tyrell Williams-ongoing concussion problems
Lions..OC Austin Siebert placed on Covid list
Arizona..WR-DeAndre Hopkins-rib injury
Seattle..Reopen talks with FA-CB-Richard Sherman-still unsigned.
Jets..Sign FA-FB-Nick Bawden-ex Lions-ex Aztecs
Denver..Sign FA-DE-Aaron Patrick-ex Jaguars
Jaguars..Workout FA-TE-Trey Burton-ex Bears-Eagles
Lions..LB-Jamie Collins placed on inactive list awaiting trade.
Aztecs-Towson State….SDSU tries to go (4-0) on season
..SDSU ranked #14-defense (244YPG)
..SDSU ranked #6-run defense (56YPG)
..SDSU ranked #101 in passing offense (101YPG)
USD-at-Davidson..Open Pioneer Conference schedule..USD (0-3)
USC-Oregon State…Kedon Slovis returns to starting QB job
UCLA-Stanford..Bruins (2-1) on season
(Mountain West Conference)
Fresno State-UNLV…Bulldogs coming off big win at UCLA
Boise State-Utah State..Match two big passing attacks
Colorado State-Iowa..Rams face Hawkeyes on road
Wyoming-UConnecticut..Cowboys first game in Northeast
Air Force-Florida Atlantic
Hawaii-New Mexico State
New Mexico-UTEP…Lobos of to (2-1) start
(Pac 12 Conference)
Washington State-Utah..both teams with erratic quarterback play
Washington-California…Chase Garbers starts for Bears against his ol team
Oregon-Arizona..Wildcats off to awful (0-2) start
Arizona State-Colorado..Devils QB-Jayden Daniels dual threat on offense.
(Top Ranked Teams)
9-Clemson-North Carolina State
(College Football Notes)
College Playoff Committee does not vote on proposed 12-team playoffs….Reportedly considered an 8-team playoff instead…..Rose Bowl-balking about 12-teams stripping away good teams for its game…Discussion on impact on TV contracts….Whether computers or committee will pick the At Large teams..
Golden State..G-Andrew Wiggins says he will not get vaccine
Golden State..Owner Joe Lacob fined 50,000-for tampering comments on 76ers G-Ben Simmons
Boston..workout FA-G-Gary Clark-ex Orlando
Portland..Lose FA-F-Rondae Hollis-Jefferson signs in Turkey
Detroit..Sign FA-F-Cassius Stanley-ex Indiana
Minnesota..Fire Team President Gerson Rosas-hired just last year
NBA Union..Hire Tanika Tremaglio as Union President..was lawyer i Washigton, DC
Pac 12-SWAC…Sign conference deal to have teams play home-home games with SWAC black schools.
Kings..Open training camp with 66-players on ice..Heading group are newcomers… Montreal C-Phillipe Danult…Vancovuer D-Alex Edler…Nashville F-Viktor Arvidsson
Ducks…Open camp wity 60-players…Newcomers include #1 pick Mason McTavis and ex Calgary F-Tobias Reider and 5-first round draft picks.
Penguins…F-Evgeni Malkin will miss 2-months of season..knee surgery
Penguins..C-Sidney Crosby will miss 4-weeks coming off wrist surgery
Buffalo..C-Jack Eichel fails physical-disc damage in neck…is removed as captain of team…Eichel wants disc replacement surgery…Sabes want disc fusion in neck.
Blues…RW-Vlad Tarashenko reports to camp-had asked for a trade.
Montreal..G-Carey Price..C-Mike Hoffman will miss all of camp-coming off surgeries.
Vancouver..lost F-Justin Bailey-failed Covid test.
Ryder Cup….USA-vs-Europe tees off on Friday with ‘Best Ball Play’….
..USA led by Patrick Cantlay-Bryson DeChambeau-Dustin Johnson
..Europe led by Rory McIlroy-Sergo Garcia-Jon Rahm
Indy Car…Long Beach Gand Prix street race on Sunday..Alex Palou is points leader.
Formula 1…Grand Prix of Russia…Lewis Hamilton heads field
NASCAR…Las Vegas 400 on Sunday
Soccer..English Premier League….top games:
..Manchester United-Aston Villa
Aztecs-Gonzaga…SDSU (5-0-2) host Bulldogs-Fridya night…State ranked 14th in nation.
Tennis…Naomi Osaka pulls out of Indian Wells tourney.
USOC..Announced all Winter Olympic athletes must have vaccine to compete in Beijing