Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Friday

Posted by on May 13th, 2022  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Baseball)…

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.
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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
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Angels…off day Thursday

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

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)
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(Injuries)

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
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(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
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…(NFL)…

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
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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

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(NFL Notes)

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

Denver..WR-Jerry Jeudy-arrested Thursday morning-Domestic Abuse issue
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(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
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…(Basketball)………

(NBA Playoffs-Scoreboard)

Suns-Dallas….Mavs built 21 point lead in 3rd quarter..holding Devin Booker to (3-11) shooting…Mavs led 96-76..at 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…
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(NBA Playoffs Schedule)-Friday
Golden State-Memphis..Warriors lead (3-2)
Milwaukee-Boston..Bucks lead (3-2)
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(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)
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…(Hockey)…

(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
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(NHL Schedule)-Friday

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

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

EPL-Schedule:
..Manchester City-West Ham
..Leicster-Watford
..Hot Spur-Burnley
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