Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Friday

Posted by on July 28th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

…………(Baseball)………………

Padres-W-Mets (7-5)..Manuel Margot HR-3R triple..Dusty Coleman 3R-HR..Padres built (7-1) lead-hold on..SD now (45-57)

Padres-Pirates..Open weekend series on Friday..Dinelson Lamet (4-4)-vs-Chad Kubel (3-7)

Padres..P-Christian Friedrich experiences more elbow discomfort during 2-inning simulated game workout.

Padres…Send 2B-Yangervis Solarte to El Paso on rehab assignment.

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Dodgers…Off day on Thursday

Dodgers-Giants..Friday night matchup..Alex Wood (11-1)-vs-Matt Moore (3-10).

Dodgers..Hottest team in baseball (71-31) on year….have won 16-of-18….and 35-of-41 games

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Angels-L-Indians (2-1)..Francisco Lindor RBI single…Halos now (49-54).

Angels-Toronto…Road trip continues Friday..Phil Bridwell (4-1)-vs- JA Happ (3-7)

Angels..DH-Albert Pujols drops to season low (.233) batting average..in (0-15) slump….just (8-47) over last two weeks.

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(Scoreboard)

A’s-L-Jays…Steve Pearce grand slam HR for Toronto in 9th

Washington-W-Milwaukee…Nationals hit 8-HRs in game…Hit 5-HRs in one inning…Bryce Harper 2R-HR..solo HR..RBI-double..Ryan Zimmerman solo HR-2R-HR….Nats scored 7-runs in 3rd-6R-in 4th.

Yankees-W-Tampa Bay..Brett Gardner HR in 11th..NY won 7-of-9

Miami-W-Reds..Darren Dietrich HR-3RBI….Reds lost 12-of-14

Arizona-W-Cardinals..JD Martinez grand slam HR..

Cubs-W-White Sox..Kyle Schwarber HR..2R-HR..RBI triple

(Roster Moves)

Phillies-Rockies…Trade..Rockies get relief P-Pat Neshek (1.12-ERA) for 3-minor leaguers including 2B-Jose Gomez (.324BA) in minors.

Mets-Tampa Bay…NY deals 1B-Luca Duda to Rays for P-Drew Smith

White Sox-Tampa Bay…Trade..Rays get relief P-Dan Jennings for 2B-Casey Gillespie.

Twins-Arizona..Trade..Minnesota deals C-John Ryan Murphy to D-backs for minor leaguer.

Royals-Toronto..KC continues trade talks for P-Francisco Liriano.
Astros-Tigers..Houston makes bid for Tigers reliever Justin Wilson.
Houston-Twins..Astros contact Minnesota about deal for P-Ervin Santana.

Atlanta..Options slumping SS-Dansby Swanson to AAA.
Toronto..Options P-Jeff Francis to AAA
Indians..Option OF-Abraham Almonte to AAA
Washington..Recalls P-Sammy Solis from minors

A’s..DFA-P-John Axford.

Giants..P-Jeff Samardzija refuses to waive no trade clause in contract.

(Injuries)

Red Sox..Activate reliever P-Blaine Boyer from DL.
Indians..Activate OF-Austin Jackson
Houston..Activate P-Dallas Keuchel (9-0) from DL
Arizona..Activate P-Rubby DeLaRosa
Rockies..Activate P-Tyler Chatwood

Twins..Send P-Hector Santiago out on rehab
Mets..P-Tommy Milone goes out on rehab

White Sox..DL-OF-Avisail Garcia-rib injury
Miami..Doctors consider knee surgery for 3B-Martin Prado

(MLB)

Danny Tartabull…longtime Royals-Yankees slugger arrested in Agoura Hills, California…had been fugitive at large for 5-years on child support conviction…owes more than 400,000 and facing jail time for provation violations.

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…………(Football)…………..

Chargers-Buffalo…Trade-Bills deal 3rd string QB-Cardale Jones for a 7th round draft pick…Jones started 1-year at Ohio State…played just 1-game with Bills last year.

Chargers..Players report to Costa Mesa training camp on Saturday..1st practice will be on Sunday……Decision due on WR-Mike Williams-Clemson..Could be put on PUP to continue rehab on back…Cannot practice while on PUP-but will do rehab and sit in on meetings…If practices-cannot be placed on PUP if he gets injured.

Chargers..QB-Philip Rivers says he will not move his wife and 8-kids to Orange County…will hire a driver and commute daily during the season.

(Roster Moves)

Ravens..Internal meetings to discuss possible offer to QB-Colin Kaeperneck after Joe Flacco reports to camp with herniated disc in back-could be out (3-6) weeks.

Dallas..Signs FA-RB-Ronnie Hillman-ex Broncos-Chargers

Saints..Sign FA-OT-Orlando Franklin-ex Chargers

Titans..Sign FA-LB-Erik Walden-ex Colts

Denver..Sign FA-RB-Stevan Ridley-ex Jets-Patriots

Vikings..Sign FA-CB-Sam Brown-ex Ravens

Houston..Sign FA-WR-Devin Street-ex Jets

Jets..Sign FA-RB-Mazrcus Murphy..ex-Saints

Tampa..Sign FA-DE-Justin Tralton-ex Vikings

Eagles-Broncos..Trade-Philadelphia deals OG-Alan Barbre to Broncos

Arizona..Workout FA-CB-Tramon Williams-ex Browns

Broncos..Workous FA-RB-Steven Ridley-ex Patriots-Jets

Raiders..Release RB-KR-Taiwan Jones-6Y veteran

Jets..Release WR-Devin Street

Steelers..Sign OT-Alejandro Villanueva to 4Y-extension.

Bengals..LB-Vontaze Burfect returns to camp at (247lbs)..weighed (260) last year

Ravens..OG-John Urschel retires to enter school at MIT seeking PhD.

(Injuries)

Ravens..QB-Joe Flacco could be out 3-6W-herniated disc.
Broncos..RB-Devontae Booker-surgery-fractured wrist-out 6W

Houston..G-David Quessenberry-returns as starting guard after 1-year battle with lymphoma

Bills..S-Colt Anderson put on PUP-foot injury
Bears..PUP-LB-Pernell McPhee-knee
Bengals..PUP-WR-John Ross-shoulder surgery rehab
Redskins..PUP-TE-Jordan Reed-shoulder
Packers..PUP-LB-Vince Biegel-knee issues
Miami..Put S-Reshard Jones on Non Football Injured list

Cowboys..Lose QB-Zac Dysart for year-herniated disc back

Redskins..Doctors clear rookie S-Fabian Moreau-recovered pectoral injury

Panthers..QB-Cam Newton to be put on ‘pitch count’ limited throws protect surgically repaired shoulder.

Patriots..TE-Rob Gronkowski-cleared for all workouts..has had 3-back surgeries

Cowboys..LB-Jaylon Smith-Notre Dame-out 16-months for nerve damage in knee-goes thru first full practice…will practice every other day.

(NFL)

Congress…asks NFL to explain why it has not paid final 18M owed to National Institute of Health for reserach project on CTE-brain injuries.

Hall of Fame…Game will be held next Thursday night in new stadium in Canton…Hall of Fame ceremonies on Saturday afternoon.

(College)

USC…Veteran K-Matt Boermeester leaves school..18FG-last year.

PAC 12…Schools admit receiving only 2.5M per year from PAC-12 Network…Big 10-SEC get 8M per year from their networks.

PAC 12..Admits games are going too long (3:24)…want to shorten halftime by 5-minutes…and reduce TV timeouts in broadcasts.

PAC 12…Media Day….Washington Huskies pick to win North Division…USC picked to win Southern Division.

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……………(Basketball)…………….

Cavaliers…Organization seems to be in disarray….Kyrie Irving refuses to meet with new GM-Koby Altman…..Irving demanding trade…..Force GM-David Griffin out….4-coaching changes….Payroll now (142M) with club facing 78M-luxury tax payment.

Lakers..Owner Jeannie Buss says she cleaned out front office because of actions from Jim Buss-Mitch Kupchack…4-coaching hires…spent 163M on contracts to journeymen Luel Deng-Tim Mozgov…won just (63G) in 3-years…says never seemed to be blueprint in place.

Atlanta..Sign FA-C-Marreese Speights-ex LA CLippers

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………….(Hockey)………………

Montreal…D-Andre Markov leaves team after 16Y…signs with Ak Bar-Kazan in KHL in Russia.

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……………..(General)………………

Tennis..Novak Djocovic leaves tour for 6-months to rehab injured wrist..will miss US Open.

Golf…Canadian Open….(65) Hudson Swafford-Brandon Hagy…(66)..Bubba Watson-KJ Choi

Golf…Billy Walters-longtime gambling friend of Phil Mickelson sentenced to 5Y in prison-10M fine for insider trading scheme that netted him 40M profits.

NASCAR…runs Pocono 400…Martin Truex points leader ahead of Kyle Larson..Jimmie Johnson is 3rd in points despite 3-wins this year.

Indy Car…runs Mid-Ohio 200 ..Scott Dixon 3-point lead over Helio Castroneves

Formula 1..Hungarian Grand Prix..Lewis Hamilton trails Sebastian Vettle (177-to-176) in points race.

Soccer..Manchester City-W-Real Madrid…..(93,098) at LA Coliseum for International Classic game.

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