Padres-Twins…Friars open homestand with Minnesota…Blake Snell-vs-Joe Ryan…San Diego (55-45)…Just (24-24) vs teams with Winning Records…Twins (52-46) on season…Loaded lineup led by OF-Luis Arraera (.333)…SS-Carlos Correa (.275-14HR)..3B-Gio Urshela (,265)…OF-Byron Buxton (16HR)…Team has hit (122HR)
Padres…Off day on Thursday
Padres..MRI-P-Mackenzie Gore elbow-forearm issues…Could be shutdown for the season.
Padres..Removing P-Taylor Rodgers-closer…gave up 1R-in 20 innings…Last 22-innings-has (8.14-ERA)..Could move Tim Hill into closer’s role
Padres..Could callup P-Jose Castillo from El Paso but would have to open spot on 40-man roster to add him to roster.
Padres..Padres reopen trade talks with Yankees about OF-Joey Gallo..hitting (.166-NY)
Padres-Cubs…Chicago report that Padres interested a package deal of prospects for C-Will Contreras and 2B-Ian Happ.
Dodgers-W-Rockies…LA exploded for a(13-0) in 8th at Press Time….Trea Turner 3R-double..Will Smith 3RBI..Cody Bellinger-Freedie Freeman 2R-doubles…Thursday game…LA (66-32)…Won 21-of-25…Now 12-game lead over Padres
LA-Colorado..Friday matchup Julio Urius-vs-Chad Kuhl
Angels-Texas….Rangers have (2-0) at Press Time…Halos (15-39) since mid Mday
Angels-Rangers..Friday pitchers Patrick Sandoval-vs-Martin Perez.
Angels..OF-Mike Trout-says his spinal column vertebrae issue is not career threatening-but will involve monitoring.
Angels..Activate SS-David Fletcher from IL
Miami-W-Reds…Jose Aguilar 24HR-Miami
Orioles-W-Blue Jays..Trey Mancini 2RHR
Pirates-L-Phillies…Kyle Schwarber 3RHR…Phils jumped to (8-0) lead.
Blue Jays-W-Tigers..Matt Chapman HR-2RHR..
Red Sox-W-Guardians..Xander Bogaerts 3RHR for Sox..
Astros-W-Seattle..Alex Bregman 2RHR-3RBIs..
Cubs-Giants…SF lost 7-in row..SF led (4-0) at Press Time
Miami..P-Daniel Castano-hit in forehead by 104mph linedrive in Reds game..suffered minor concussion.
Miami..P-Max Meyer-#1 draft pick-elbow surgery..injured in 2nd start
Arizona..#1 draft pick Druw Jones-tears labrum in 1st batting practice workout at Diamondbacks summer league complex-needs surgery
Mariners..P-Diego Castillo-shutdown shoulder issues
Red Sox..Sign FA-OF-Daniel Santana-ex Yankees-Twins-Braves-Texas
Baseball Trading Deadline…is Tuesday
Juan Soto trade talks involving Washngton and 5-other clubs continue
Huge group of pitchers on the trade block:
Cleveland..Zach Plesac-Aaron Civale
Cincinnati..Luis Castillo-Tyler Mahle
Tigers..Mike Fulmer..Tarik Skubal
Chargers..Defense dominates Offense in on field workouts
Chargers…Offensive Coordinator Joe Lombardi comments:
..Pass protection schemes take time to install
..Khalil Mack-Joey Bosa challenge our pass blockers
..Austin Ekeler..will be on a pitch count snaps
..RB-Larry Rountree-I expect growth from him
..Our RT play will be better this year..have to have consistency each play
..WR-Josh Palmer-struggled volume factor-amount information last year-better
Rams..Rookie CB-Derion Kendrick stands out when lined up against WR-Allan Robinson.
Raiders..Coach Josh McDaniel upset at OL mistakes in practice…Rookie RB-Zemir White misses 4th day practices..DE-Cle Ferrell-S-Rod Teamer miss workout with injuries
Washington…Owner Daniel Snyder decides to do voluntary testimony via Zoom with Oversight Committee-Congress…will not be under oath but pledged to answer all questions
Arizona..QB-Kyler Murray furious with media reporting his new contract contains a 9M-clause must participate in all off season workouts and a film study clause-must spend 4-hours a week with assistant coaches in film viewing each week…Upset with insinuations he has failed in game prep.
Minnesota..Report QB-Kirk Cousins was involved in ugly shoving incident and argument with Coach Mike Zimmer last season over Cousin’s refusal to get vaccinated.
Miami..WRs-Tyreek Hill-Jalen Waddle dazzling in opening orkouts at camp with QB-Tua Tagovailoa.
Seattle…Sign WR-DK Metcalf to (3Y-72M) extension
Chiefs..Sign FA-DE-Carlos Dunlop-ex Seattle-Cincinnati
Chiefs..Release DT-Cortez Broughton
Cowboys…Visit with FA-LB-Anthony Barr-ex Vikings..WR-Cole Beasley-ex Bills
Jets..Sign FA-S-Luq Barcoo-ex Aztecs-Falcons
Jets..Sign FA-LB-Kwon Alexander-ex 49ers-Tampa Bay
Packers..Sign FA-DT-Ishmael Hyman-ex USFL
Giants..Sign FA-S-Austin Calitro-ex Bengals
Giants..Release LB-Justin Hilliard-
Tampa Bay…Lose C-Ryan Jensen-serious knee injury
Steelers..Put DT=Tyson Alualu on PUP
Bears..PUP-WR-Taj Sharpe..S-Dane Cruishank
Pac 12…Preseason Poll…1-Utah picked to win…2-Oregon…3-USC…4-UCLA…Surprising Arizona State-10th….Arizona 11th.
Pac 12..Commissioner George Kliavkoff will address the media at Pac 12-Media today on Friday..discussing USC-UCLA idefection and conference game plan for remaining 10-schools.
Clippers…Lose F-Semi Ojebye-signs with Bologna-Italy
Detroit…Longtime C-Bobby Ryan apologizes for alcohol relapse when arrested at Nashville Airport…Has been in and out of rehab center…Ex-Ducks-Ottawa-Red Wings player
Kings..Announce they will retire Dustin Brown’s uniform nexxt year
San Jose..Retire Patrick Marleau’s jersey next season
Montreal..Hire Stephan Robidas-longtime player-as assistant coach
Golf…Rocket Mortgage Classic-Detroit
..(-8-64)..Tony Finau 5-birdies in 8-hole span..tied for first
..(-6-66)..Webb Simpson heads 5-way tie for 2nd place
LIV…Tees off first round New Jersey Open-at Trump Resort-Bedminister
LIV..Bubba Watson becomes 28th player to sign with Saudi Tour
Donald Trump..Ex President tells reporters at his Bedminster Course-amidt protests from 9/11 family groups..’We need to get to the bottom of who caused 9/11″…responding to criticism he is doing business with Saudi’s blood money on Golf Tour.
NASCAR..Runs Brickyard 200 on Indianapolis Road Course-Sunday
INDY Car..Runs Grand Prix of Indianapolis on Speedway road course-Saturday
Formula 1..Runs Hungarian Grand Prix-Sunday
Formula 1..Porsche buys 50% of Team Red Bull-will take over Engine development
NASCAR…Rules driver Kurt Busch out of this weekend’s race-concussion
Soccer..Brazilian court charges soccer star Neymar and his family with bank fraud involving 78M- transfer fee when he moved from Brazil to FC Barcelona in 2013.