Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Friday

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Padres-L-Arizona (15-3)…D-backs score 11-runs off Padres relievers…Chris Ianetta 2R-HR..2R-double..2R-triple..7RBI day….San Diego pitching has given up (45R-last-5G)…Friars now (23-38)…San Diego ERA now (4.74)….Starters have (5.10-ERA)…teams hitting (.276) vs starters….Padres have used 19-different pitchers in 62-games this year. …

Padres-Royals…Friday homestand..Jhoulys Chacin (4-5) 5.65-ERA-vs-Eric Skoglund (1-1)

Padres..Not panicked over bad slump Wil Myers..since May 17th…(9-63) 30-K.

Padres..Manager Andy Green commets.
..Deanelson Lamet responds to adversity well
..Franchy Cordero looks like major leaguer

Dodgers…Off day on Thursday

Dodgers-Reds..Friday night..Rich Hill (2-2) 4.15-vs-Amir Garrett (3-4)

Dodgers..Put P-Kenta Maeda in bullpen…(5:16-ERA)
Dodgers…Activate 3B-Justin Turner from DL
Dodgers..Send OF-Joc Pederson on rehab assignment-concussion

Angels-W-Tigers (11-4)…Danny Espinosa 3H-3RBI..Halos (31-32)..

Halos-Houston..Matt Shoemkaer (5-3)-vs-Brad Peacock (3-0)…Astros (20-10) at home….(.278-BA-94HRs)….Have hit (47HRs) at Minute Maid Park.

Angels..P-Cam Bedrosian-groin issue flares again
Angels..P-Vincente Camps-bone spur elbow
Angels..P-Doug Fister throws 5-inning rehab start Salt Lake City


Reds-W-Cardinals..Joey Votto 2R-HR

Giants-W-Milwaukee..Gorkys Hernandez 3-hits..SF 4R in 10th

Yankees-W-Red Sox..Gary Sanchez solo HR-3R-HR..NY (34-23)

Washington-W-Orioles..Joe Ross (7inn-1R-12K)

Marlins-W-Pirates..Darren Dietrich 3RBI.

White Sox-L-Tampa Bay..Rays hit 4HRs..Derek Norris HR-2R-HR..

Braves-W-Phillies..Matt Kemp RBI-double

Rockies-W-Cubs…DJ Mathieu 3R-HR…Colorado (39-23)

Astros-W-Royals…Jose Altuve 2R-HR..Houston (48-18)

Twins-Mariners…Jason Castro homers again for surprising Minnesota..


Cubs..Investigating report SS-Addison Miller was involved in domestic abuse case.
Yankees..Pull P-Masahiro Tanaka out of rotation..(6.55-ERA)

MLB..Pressure to adopt pitch clock…pitchers now taking all time high (22.7) seconds between pitches..have added almost 5-minutes dead time to games.

(Roster Moves)

Twins..Sign FA-P-Chris Heston-Dodgers.
Twins..Release P-Nick Tepesch
Twins..Recall 1B-Kennys Vargas
Texas..Callup SS-Jurickson Profar
Houston..Callup P-Frances Marte


Astros..DL-P-Dallas Keuchel-neck (9-0)
Cubs..DL-P-Kyle Hendrick-hamstring
Texas..DL-3B-Adrian Beltre-hamstring
Seattle..MRI-DH-Nelson Cruz-calf
Twins..DL-P-Hector Santiago-shoulder
Milwaukee..DL-P-Matt Garza-hamstring
Pirates..DL-C-Francisco Cervelli-concussion
Rockies..DL-OF-Gerrardo Parra-hamstring

Reds..Activate P-Tony Cingraini
A’s..Activate P-Jesse Hahn.



Cavaliers..Fighting severe fatigue..trail Warriors in series (3-0)

Cavs-Golden State..Game 4-tonite..Warriors have won 15-straight games in postseason run.

NBA..TV ratings at (12.8)..up 4% from last year

Lonzo Ball…Tells LA media his fathers comments “make it tough-doesn’t help.

Derek Fisher…DUI-car he flipped was registered to Matt Barnes…his ex-wife is dating Fisher.




Carolina…Express disappointment that NFL rules have forced RB-Christian McCaffrey to miss virtually all of OTAs because Stanford classes are still going on…call NFL rules ‘archaic’ dealing with rookie draft picks bans.

Raiders…RB-Marshawn Lynch unleashes profanity laced interview on NFL Network about Raiders move..why he signed in Oakland..his career in Seattle…Drops “S” word..”MF” multiple times

Saints..DT-Nick Fairey to get 3rd medical opinion on heart beat issues
Dallas..Move La’el Collins from LG to RT.
Patriots..Impressed with OTA workouts RB-Rex Bulkhead-moved all over offense
Texans..Excited with JJ Watt-Jadaveon Clowney on field same time
Bills..WR-Sammy Watkins-full workout clearance..coming off 2-foot surgeries.
Arizona..WR-John Brown-hamstring issues in camp
Chiefs..Arrest RB-Darrin Reaves-2 domestic abuse incidents
Jets..QB-Christian Hackenbeg awful in practice-2 picks-6 others near picks.
Tennessee..WR-Corey Davis-first full practice coming off knee surgery
Chiefs..QB-Pat Mahomet-admits at ‘ground zero’ learning curve
Bills..WR-Walter Powell-suspended 4G-PED

Chargers….will hold joint practices with Saints in August in Carson.

Bills..Former TE-James Hardy passes away (31)..was 2nd round pick

(Roster Moves)

Ravens..Visit with FA-Jeremy Maclin-ex Chiefs.
Ravens-Jets…Trade talks about deal for WR-Eric Decker
Giants..Sign FA-DT-Corbin Bryant-ex Bills.
Giants..Release C-Khalid Holmes
Lions..Sign FA-DT-Ego Ferguson-ex Bears.
Lions..Sign FA-DT-Bruce Gaston-ex-Carolina
Lions..Sign FA-OT-Tony Hills-ex Browns
Cowboys..Workout FA-QB-Ryan Nassib-ex Giants
Jets..Release WR-Quinton Patton



Penguins-W-Predators (6-0)…Pittsburgh scores 3G in lst period..knocks Pekka Rinne out of game again..leads series (3-2) going back to Nashville…

Vancouver..Hire Newel Brown-Nolan Baumgartner as assistants.
Las Vegas..Hire Mike Kelly as assistant..worked for Florida-Vancouver
Red Wings..Fire assistant Chris Chelios-will go to work for NHLPA Union
Colorado..Interview Warren Rachel for front office GM-Windsor Spitfires-OHL-just won Memorial Cup.

Calgary..CEO-Ken King critical of President Brian Burke for saying Flames could move to Quebec City if new arena to replace Saddledome isnt reached.’

Ottawa..Asking D-Dion Phaneuf to waive no trade he can be exposed in expansion draft allowing club to protect young players…Players with no trade clauses have to be protected…Phaneuf makes 7M a year.

Islanders..Ask F-Andrew Ladd to waive his 6M-no move clause to go on the draft list..

LA trade talks with Sabres for Evander Kane.



Floyd Mayweather….open negotiations with UFC champ Connor McGregor.for a title fight…Mayweather (49-0)…McGregor is champ at 155lbs.

Soccer…US-W-Trinidad.(2-0)…Christian Pulisic scores in 52nd-62nd minute..US had 6-other scoring chances in lopsided game…US moves into 3rd place in standings in qualifying….plays this weekend in Mexico City…where they have just 1-win in 22-games in Team USA history. ..World Cup

Manchester United..Will not re-sign star F-Zlatan Ibrahimovic to extension..torn knee ligaments end of year..scored (28G)last year.

Golf…St. Jude Classic…Stewart Cink (64) leads 4-way first round tie..Charl Schwartz heads up group (65)…Ratief Goosen in group (66)..

French Open…Top seed Novak Djokovic knocked out…appeared to quit in 3rd set when he was shutout 6-0.

Belmont Stakes….12-horse field led by irish War Cry runs on Saturday;…Top 2-horses..Classic Empire out with leg infection..Derby winner Always Dreaming has fatigue issues..Preakness winner Cloud Computing pulled from race.

NASCAR…Runs Pocono 500 in Pennsylvania on Sunday.

Formula 1…Canadian Grand Prix..Sebastian Vettle going for 4th win of the year.

Indy Car…Grand Prix of Texas next on schedule..Grahame Rahal coming off back to back wins in Detroit..

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