Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Friday

Posted by on April 8th, 2022  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Masters)…

..Tiger Woods-huge gallery following-has 3-birdies-2 bogeys..finishes (-1-71) to put himself in the field to make the cut after early tee time…Walked entire 4-miles on course and did not seem to be laboring….1st tourney in 14-months since auto accident.

(-5)..Sungjae Im-Korea has strong back nie to finish (67)
(-4)..Cam Smith..wild day 8-birdies-2 double bogeys
(-3)..Dustin Johnson..Scottie Scheffle in group with Joaquim Nieman
(E)..Patrick Cantlay
(+1).Rory McIlroy…Jordan Spieth
(+2)..Jon Rahm..Xander Schauffele
(+4)..Bryson DeChambeau-Justin Thomas card 76’s
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…(Baseball)….

Padres-Arizona..Opening Night….Padres had (2-0) lead at Press Time…Yu Darvish had no hitting into 6th inning…Padres scored on bases loaded walk after Madison Bumbarner  threw 42-pitches and walked 4-batters in 3rd inning…
Padres-Diamondbacks..Friday game..Sean Manaea-vs-Merrill Kelly…

 

Padres-Twins…Complete overnight trade…Friars s deal P-Chris Paddack and reliever Emilio Pagan and player to be named later to Wins for reliever Taylor Rodgers..OF-Brent Rooker and 6.6M in cash…Rodgers becomes a free agent at end of season-has 50-career saves…Rooker is (.201) career hitter….Paddacks (20-19) 4.1-ERA as starter…Pagan had (4.43-ERA)

Padres…Reduce Payroll to (205M) and (228M)-just beneath Luxury Tax
Padres..Final Roster Cuts, keep rookies CJ Adams-Jose Azucar on roster
Padres..Retain 15-pitchers to open season..2-catchers..5-utility men
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Dodgers…Open season Friday at Colorado..Walker Beuhler-vs-Kyle Freeland
Dodgers..Opening day roster has 16-pitchers
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Angels-Astros…Houston led (1-0) in 6th inning at Press Time….

Halos-Houston…Friday matchup..Patrick Sandoval-vs-Jake Odorizzi.

Angels..Opening day roster with 16-pitchers.
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(Scoreboard)

Cubs-W-Milwaukee..Ian Happ 2R-double-3 hits in win
Cardinals-W-Pirates..Tyler O’Neill 3R-HR-Noland Arenado-Tom Edman HRs
Mets-Nationals…NY led 5-1 at Press Time-Mark Canha RBI single
Reds-W-Atlanta ..Brandon Drury 3RHR in opening night win..
Royals-W-Guardians…Rookie Bobbie Witt RBI double breaks up pitchers duel
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(MLB Notes)

A’s..Team hit with Lawsuit by Union Pacific Railroad  and Port District over the Howard Terminal site Environmental Impact Report at that site.

A’s..Team officials have put in offers on 5-different land parcels around Las Vegas as potential sights for stadium if team moves.

Atlanta..Star OF-Ronald Acuna says no one will miss 1B-Freddie Freeman-says Freeman hazed rookies

Boston..Rafael Devers-Xander Bogaerts reject contract extension offers and say they will test free agency next fall.

Pirates..Sign 3B-Ke’Bryan Hayes to (7Y-80M) extension
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(Roster Moves)

Angels..P-AJ Ramos retires-facing shoulder capsule surgery
Orioles..Sign FA-P-Matt Harvey-ex Mets-Reds-Angels
Texas-Arizona..TRADE..Rangers deal SS-Yonny Hernandez for prospect

Cleveland-Toronto…TRADE.. OF-Brad Zimmer for Jays P-Anthony Castro
Pirates-Mets..Bucs TRADE P-Adonis Medina for cash
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(Injuries)

Pirates..3B-Ke’Bryan Hayes reinjures wrist in 1st inning of game
Phillies..Lose OF-Mickey Moniak-6W-fractured wrist
Washington..P-Stephen Strasburg placed on DL-continue rehab shoulder issues
Washington..DL-P-Will Harris-shoulder
White Sox..DL-P-Joe Kelly..P-Lance Lynn..OF-Yoan Moncada..OF-Yemir Mercedes
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…(Basketball)…

USD…Hires Steve Lavin as head coach-Friday press conference..(237-150) as head coach at UCLA-St John’s

Lakers-Golden State…Warriors led 91-84 in 3rd Quarter  at Press Time…Klay Thompson (23P) in opening half…Anthony Davis-LeBron James-Steph Curry all missed game with injury issues…Thursday game….Lakers lost 7-in a row…(31-48)

Lakers-Oklahoma City…Friday game

Lakers..Release F-Trevor Ariza

Clippers-Sacramento…Saturday game

76ers..F-Matisse Thybulle-barred from travelling to Toronto=he is unvaxxed
Milwaukee..Release G-DeAndre Bembry-knee surgery
Miami..Lose F-PJ Tucker-calf injury

Minnesota..sign FA-F-Greg Monroe
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……………(Football)………………

Miami….Fired coach Brian Flores provides NFL-investigators with letter he wrote to owner Steven Ross-rejecting idea Dolphins should tank games to get higher draft picks.

Miami…2-NFL coaches, Ray Hortron-Steve Wilks join Brian Flores lawsuist against NFL for systemic racism….

Tennessee…Former head coach Mike Mularkey was told Titans were holding off announcing his hiring so they could interview minority candidates after they had sommitted to him.

Dick Vermeil…Heading to the Hall of Fame says longtime GM-Carl Peterson will interview him.
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(Roster Moves)

Eagles…Visit with FA-S-Tyrann Mathieu-ex Chiefs
49ers..Visit with FA-LB- Kemoko Turay-ex Colts
Tampa Bay..Re-sign QB-Blaine Gabbert
Vikings..Sign FA-DT-Juillian Taylor-ex 49ers
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…(Hockey)….

Kings-Edmonton..Oilers-Kings tied 1-1 in 2nd period at Press Time…Thursday game..

Ducks-Flyers…Friday game..Anaheim has lost 13-of-14

Gulls…Open weekend road trip at Abbotsford Canucks-Friday-Saturday

San Jose…Veteran GM-Doug Wilson steps down after 19-years on job..battling health problems.

Vancouver..Offers AHL goalie Spencer Martin a contract

Buffalo…AHL-suspends D-Ben Holmstrom for homophobic slur of Utica Comets player last week…Suspended 8-games.

 

NCAA-Frozen Four-Semi Finals:
..Denver-W-Michigan (3-2) OT…DU shocks #1 ranked Michigan..Carter Savoie rams home rebound shot for game winner in OT to lead Pioneers to Championship game…Denver (30-9-1).

..Minnesota-Mankato State..Reggie Lutz scored goal for Mavericks…led Gophers (2-1) in 3rd period at Press Time.
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…(General)…

Indy Car…Long Beach Grand Prix-Sunday…Colton Herta favored to win
NASCAR…Martinsville 400 on Sunday
Formula 1…Australian Grand Prix

English Premier League-Top weekend games:
..Liverpool (22-2-6)-vs-Manchester City (23-3-4)
..Manchester United-vs-Everton
..Hot Spur-Aston Villa

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