Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Friday
Padres-W-Braves (12-1)..Padres jump on Charley Morton early….Convert 2-hit by pitches into 3-first inning runs…Eric Hosmer 2R-single…CJ Abrams HR…Luke Voit RBI double and 2R-single…Manny Machado 2RHR…..Eric Hosmer 2R-single…Joe Musgrove 7-strong shutout innings-6Ks……Thursday game…Padres (5-3)
Padres-Braves…Friday night game…Mackenzie Gore makes his major league debut…Career minor league stats (12-11)..2.96-ERA…(319K-249Inn)…but struggled with mechanics issues at AA-Ft Wayne..AAA-El Paso and in Arizona Fall League over the last two years.
Padres..Place P-Blake Snell on DL with groin issue-could be out 2-to-4 weeks..likely needs 2-Rehab starts.
Dodgers-Reds…LA scored 3R in 1st inning….still up (3-0) in 7th at Press Time….(3-2)
LA-Cincinnati..Friday game..Tony Gonsolin will start for LA
Dodgers…3-Lawsuits files against the team asking for 17M in damages for ‘heavy handed’ security force used against fans in the parking lot that caused major injuries in 2021 season.
Angels-L-Texas (10-5)…Shohei Ohtanin gives up Grand Slam HR-to Jonah Heim..Mike Trout homered in loss…..Halos (3-3)
Halos-Rangers..Friday game..Reid Detmers starts for Angels.
White Sox-L-Mariners..Mitch Haniger 2RHR..M’s hit 3-homers in win
A’s-W-Rays..A’s score 2-runs on errors…A’s won 3-of-4 in Tampa Bay.
Cardinals-L-Brewers..Omar Navarez HR-RBI double..Brandon Woodruff 5-shutout innings..
Pirates-W-Washington..Dave Vogelbach HR..Bryan Reynolds 2RHR for Bucs
Phillies-L-Marlins..Joey Wendle 2R-double for Miami
Yankees-W-Blue Jays…Jose Trevino 2-RBI singles..
Tigers-W-Royals..Detroit scores on hit by pitch..sacrifice fly
Rockies-L-Cubs…Seiya Suzuki RBI-double.
MLB…Jackie Robinson Day-Friday…75th Anniversary of his debut with Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947.
John Smoltz…Legendary pitcher-TV analyst leaves MLB Network..refused to be vaccinated.
Toronto..DL-2B-Teo Hernandez-oblique injury
Orioles..Shutdown P-John Means-reinjures forearm
Texas..P-Dennis Santana positive Covid test coming off Toronto road trip
Texas..DL-P-Spencer Howard-finger injury
Texas..Activate P-Garrett Richards from DL list
Phillies..Put 4-pitchers on 60-day DL..Connor Brogdan..Sam Coonroad..Danon Jones
Pirates..Sign OF-Brian Reynolds (2Y-13M) extension
White Sox..Sign FA-P-Scott Blewett-ex Royals
Phillies..Callup P-Andrew Belatti
Tampa Bay..Callup P-Phoenix Sanders
Royals..Release P-Daniel Tello
(NBA Play In Games) -Friday..for #8 playoff slot
Cavaliers-Atlanta..Both teams battered by injuries
Clippers-New Orleans..Matchup shooters Paul George-CJ McCollom
(NBA Playoffs)..2nd round games-Saturday-Sunday
Golden State-Denver..Warriors G-Steph Curry returns to action-sprained foot
Memphis-Minnesota..Ja Morant-vs-Karl Anthony Towns-hi powered offenses
Utah-Dallas..Mavs without G-Luka Doncic-calf injury
Boston-Brooklyn..Celtics without C-Robert Williams
Milwaukee-Chicago..Bulls ailig with injured Lonzo Ball-Alex Caruso
Charlotte…F-Miles Bridges fined (50,000) throwing his mouthpiece at heckling fan after foulng out in playoff game this week
Minnesota..NBA fines Timberwolves G-Patrick Beverly (30,000) for egregious language in playoff games…Came a day after (25,000) fine for abuse of officials.
Lakers..NBA fines G-Wayne Ellington (20,000) for shoving incident in Denver
Denver..NBA suspends G-Facundo Campazzo for fight vs Clippers
Houston..G-John Wall picks up 47M-option with Rockeets
Lakers…G-Malik Monk likely headed to free agency..LA csn sign him to only (6.5M) extension
Arizona..F-Ben Mathurin files for NBA draft (17P-5R-2A)
Packers…Sign FA-WR-Sammy Watkins-ex Chiefs-Bills
49ers..Sign FA-LB-Kemoko Turay-ex Colts
Lions..Sign FA-CB-DeShon Elliott-ex Ravens
Cowboys..Release P-Hunter Niswander
Seattle..Re-sign QB-Geno Smith
Arizona..Re-sign WR-AJ Green
Eagles…Meet with WR-Chris Olave-Ohio State
(USFL)…Opens spring football season-Saturday-Sunday
NJ Generals-Birmingham Stallions
…Generals QB is Luis Perez- from AAF..Stallions QB-Alex McGeough-ex Chiefs
Houston Gamblers-Michigan Panthers
..Houston QB-Clay Thorsen-ex Giants..Panthers QB-Shea Patterson-ex Michigan
Philadelphia Stars-New Orleans Breakers
..Stars QB-Case Cookum-ex NArizona..Breakers QB-Kyle Sloter-ev Vikings
Tampa Bay Bandits-Pittsburgh Maulers
..Bandits QB-Jordan Ta’amu-ex AAF..Maulers QB-Kyle Lauletta-ex Giants
Aztecs..4-SDSU players in USFL
..OT-Terry Poole-New Jersey
Ducks-L-Tampa Bay (4-3) OT…Ducks rally from (2-0) deficit-take lead…Nikita Kucherov ties game with (:13) left…Lightning win (1:58) into overtime……Anaheim has lost (16-of-18)…in horrilbe collapse afrer being in lst place at midseason…Thursday game
Kings-Columbus Blue Jackets…Saturday game
San Diego Gulls-at-Ontario…Friday AHL matchup…Gulls lost 3-in a row…trying to clinch last playoff spot
Boston College…Legendary Coach Jerry York retires…28-years with Eagles..led them to 4-NCAA titles.
San Jose..Sign F-Max Verronan-MVP in Swedish Hockey League (34G)
Calgary..Sign FA-D-Jack McNeely-Mankato State
PGA…Tiger Woods-Phil Mickelson both file to play in the US Open in June
RBC-Heritage-Hilton Head…1st round…
..(63)..Cameron Young..5-birdies on front nine ..finished 8-under
..(66)..Patrick Cantlay-Graeme McDowell in big group tied
NASCAR…Bristol 400..Sunday night race on dirt track
Indy Car..Off weekend
Formula 1..Off weekend
English Premier League-Top games
..Liverpool (22-2-7)-Aston Villa
..Manchester City (23-3-5)-Wolverhampton
..Manchester United-Norwich City
Manchester United..Opens negotiations to hire Erik ten Hag-head coach Ajax…Fired Oli Solskjaer in November