Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Friday

Posted by on May 13th, 2022  •  1 Comment  • 


Padres-at-Atlanta…Friars open 9-game road trip against Braves..Yu Darvish (3-1)-vs-Max Fried (4-2)

Padres,,,Manny Machado-hitting (.421) last 12-games
Padres..Eric Hosmer (.365) with 16 RBIs-last-15 games

Padres..Close to signing  FA-2B-OF-DH-Robinson Cano-just released by Mets…(39Y)….was hitting only (.195) after missing all of last year with Covid and MLB-PED  suspension….Career (.302) hitter with (335)HRs…Played for Yankees-Mariners-Mets….Padres will pay only 500,000 of salary…Mets on hook for (37M) in deferred payments.

Padres may option P-Mackenzie Gore or Nick Martinez to AAA-El Paso to make room for activation of P-Blake Snell.
Dodgers-Phillies….Bryce Harper solo HR…Jon Camargo 2RHR for Phillies off starter Tyler Anderson….Phillies led (7-1) at Press Time in Thursday game…LA (20-9)…If they lose-would be 3rd loss in 4-games this week for Dodgers…

LA-Philadelphia..Friday game..Clatyon Kershaw (4-0) 1.80-ERA-vs-Kyle Gibson
Angels…off day Thursday

Angels-Athletics..Friday game..Halos (21-12)…Rookie Chase Selseth makes debut…had (1.55-ERA) in AA.

Astros-W-Twins..1st game..Jose Altuve-Kyle Tucker HRs
Astros-W-Twins..2nd game..Yordan Alvarez 2RHR..

A’s-W-Detroit..Christian Bethancourt 2RBIs..Tigers (9-23)
Orioles-W-Cardinals..Jorge Mateo-Andrew Bemboom HRs for O’s
Mets-W-Nationals..Taijuan Walker 7-shutout innings for NY..Mets (22-11)
Reds-W-Pirates..Taylor Stephenson HR-2RBI
Royals-L-Texas…Brad Miller HR for Rangers.
Yankees–White Sox…Game tied (7-7) at Press Time…Yoan Moncada 3RHR for Sox to rally team back….Giancarlo Stanton 2-2RHRs..NY (23-8)

Braves..C-Manny Pina-wrist surgery-will miss rest of the year
Seattle..DL-1B-Mitch Haniger-out 10W-ankle surgery
Reds..DL-P-Lucas Sims-back issue
Twins..DL-P-Dan Coulombe-hip injury
(Roster Moves)

Royals..Sign FA-P-Joe Wieland-ex Padres-Mariners-pitched Japan-Korea
Royals..Sign FA-P-Shawn Armstorng-ex Tampa Bay
Royals..Sign FA-P-Kevin Herget-ex Indians
Orioles..Sign FA-P-Hector Perez-ex Blue Jays
Pirates..Sign FA-P-Tyler Beede-ex Giants
Seattle..Sign fA-1B-Mike Ford-ex Giants

NFL Schedule…2022 schedule
..Chargers-Open season at home vs Raiders on Sunday afternoon 9/11
..Rams-Host Buffalo Bills at home on Thursday Night Football 9/8

NFL Opening Weekend games: Top Games
..Dallas-Tampa Bay..Dak Prescott-vs-Tom Brady-Sunday Night Football
..Denver-Seattle..Russell Wilson debut vs Seahawks-Monday Night Football
..Kansas City-Arizona..Patrick Mahomes-vs-Kyler Lurray
..Green Bay-Minnesota..Aaron Rodgers-vs-Vikings-Kevin O’Connell debut
..Steelers-Bengals..Life after Ben Roethlisberger begins on road
Chargers Notes:
..Open with Raiders, then @Chiefs
..5-Easy games in a row..Jaxville-HoustonCleveland-Denver-Seattle
..Tough November schedule @SF..KC..@Arizona..@Raiders
..December finish @Indy..@Rams
..5-Prime Time Games….1-Thursday…2-Sun Nite…2-Mon Nite
..10th toughest schedule (.519) percentage


Rams Notes:
..Toughest schedule in NFL…(.567)…Opponents (164-124)
..4-big games right at start..Buff-@Arizona-@SF-@Dallas
..5-game stretch midseason..SF..@TBay..Arizona..@Saints..@KC
..Ends season @GBay..Chargers
..5-Prime Time Games…1-Thursday..2-Sun Night..2-Monday Night

(NFL Notes)

Patriots..Mourn passing Gino Capilletti-legendary AFL-K-WR..was (89Y)

Denver..WR-Jerry Jeudy-arrested Thursday morning-Domestic Abuse issue
(Roster Moves)

Patriots-Raiders..TRADE..New England deals QB-Jarrett Stidham and #7 pick for Raiders #6 pick

Titans..Sign FA-DT-DeMarcus Walker-ex Houston
Raiders..Sign FA-WR-Keelan Cole-ex Jaguars-Jets
Bears..Sign FA-WR-Tajae Sharp-ex Atlanta
Bears..Sign FA-WR-Dante Pettis-ex Giants

(NBA Playoffs-Scoreboard)

Suns-Dallas….Mavs built 21 point lead in 3rd quarter..holding Devin Booker to (3-11) shooting…Mavs led Press Time….If Dallas wins, it forces 7th game in Phoneix.

Miami-W-76ers (99-90)..Jimmy Butler (32P)..James Harden (0-2) in 2nd half…Joel Embiid (20P)..Sixers shot 41%…Heat win series…
(NBA Playoffs Schedule)-Friday
Golden State-Memphis..Warriors lead (3-2)
Milwaukee-Boston..Bucks lead (3-2)
(NBA Notes)

Lakers..Get permission to interview Bucks assistant coach Charles Lee

Memphis..GM-Zach Kleiman-named Executive of the Year

NBA..Names Magic Johnson Trophy-given to NBA Western Conference winner…Larry Bird Trophy goes to NBA Eastern Conference winner

NBA..MVP voting…Nikola Jokic-Denver (65 Votes)…Joel Embiid-76ers- (25 Votes)..Giannia Antetokounmpo-Bucks (9 Votes)

(NHL Playoff Scoreboard)

Kings-Oilers..Edmonton jumped to (2-0) lead in Los Angeles…Held that lead at Press Time in 2nd period….If Oilers win it sends series back to Edmonton for 7th and final game on weekend.

Toronto-L-Tampa Bay.(4-3) OT…Lightning score on 2-on-1 break on a rebound late in overtime opening period to hold off Leafs and even series (3-3)…John Tavares scored twice for Toronto to trigger comeback…Leafs scored 2-goals in (:26) span to climb back into game in 2nd period-wiping out 2-0 deficit….Brayden Point scored game winner on rebound for Tampa..after Nikita Kucherov tied it in 3rd period…Game 7 in Toronto

Carolina-L-Boston (5-2)..Brad Marchand 1G-1A…Series tied (3-3)..

St Louis-Minnesota…Blues jumped out to 3-0 lead on home ice..Ryan O’Reilly key goal for St Louis…win series (4-2)…knocking Wild out of playoffs despite a 113 point season
(NHL Schedule)-Friday

Calgary-Dallas..Flames lead (3-2)
Penguins-Rangers..Pittsburgh lead (3-2)
Florida-Washington..Panthers lead (3-2)
(NHL Notes)

Minnesota Wild..Bench G-Marc Andre Fleury-gave up 8-goals last 2-games

Ducks..Lose F-Lucas Elvenes-signs with HV-71-Sweden..(33P-44=3G) with Gulls

Edmonton..Sign Carter Savoie-C-Denver University-scored 23-goals
Devils..sign F-Topias Vilen-Pelican-Finland

Winnipeg..Wants to interview ex Rangers-Vancouver-Flyers coach Alain Vigneault for Jets job…May bypass Barry Trotz-ex Islanders-Capitals

PGA…Byron Nelson Classic
(-12-60)..Sebastian Munoz record (60)..9-birdies-2 eagles-1st round
Preakness…Kentucky Derby winner Rich Strike-will not run at Pimlico…take 5-weeks off to prepare for Belmont Stakes.
NASCAR…Kansas 400-on Sunday..Chase Elliott heads field
Indy Car…Runs Grand Prix-Indianapolis-Josef Newgarden heads field
Formula 1..Off weekend
(Soccer)..English Premier League-Scoreboard
..Hot Spur-W-Arsenal…Harry Kane 2-goals

..Manchester City-West Ham
..Hot Spur-Burnley

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One Response to “Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Friday”

  1. Dr Ed Winthrop says:

    Lee you are best announcer on radio in Los Angeles area period. I remember you on mighty 690. I live Atlanta and miss your show. Email below please send me 15 minutes daily. You are the king and best at what you do Lee. Dr Ed Winthrop. Sports man fan since 1970. My favorite player Dan Marino. I remember Dan Fouts years very well. Take care. Please keep up great work.

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