Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Friday

Posted by on July 28th, 2023  •  0 Comments  • 


Padres….USA Today and New York Post reported Thursday night the team has decided to listen to trade offers for OF-Juan Soto…P-Blake Snell and closer Josh Hader….Bob Nightengale-USA Today reported the Paders decided to ‘pivot’ and listen to offers…Jon Heyman-Post says it is strictly ‘due diligence’ by AJ Preller but doubt deals will be made.

Padres-Texas…Friars open 3-game series vs Rangers..Padres (49-54)..still 10-games out of first place…6-games back in race for final wildcard race…7-teams fighting for 3-wildcard spots..Texas (60-43)..have won 8-of-12 games…Rangers (.275) Team BA…(144HR)…Joe Musgrove (8-3) vs Dane Dunning (7-4)…Padres off day-Thursday

Padres…Players seem emotionally beaten….called play ‘terrible..we have no answers’
Padres..Manager Bob Melvin..’we have to change the narrative’
Padres..MRI-Juan Soto for nerve damage on middle finger.
Dodgers-Reds..Friday night matchup…Bobby Miller (6-1) starts for LA..Dodgers (58-43)…won (11-of-16)….Reds have won 6-of-8 day on Thursday

Dodgers-Cardinals…Report LA has approached St Louis about a possile deal for 3B-Nolan Arenado-who has full no trade clause…Report says Cardinals interested in C-Diego Cartaya…2B-Miguel Vargas…and P-Ryan Pepiot-Michael Grove…Report says Arenado would waive no trade clause only for deal to Los Angeles.

Dodgers-Cleveland..TRADE..Acquire SS-Ahmed Rosario (.265) for young pitcher Noah Syndegaard

Dodgers-Red Sox..TRADE..LA picks up 2B-Kike Hernandez for P-Nick Robertson.

Dodgers-White Sox..discuss trade talks for reliever P-Joe Kelly.
Angels-W-Detroit (6-0)-1st game..Taylor Walsh 2RHR in win..Shohei Ohtani throws 1-hitter
Angels-W-Detroit (11-4) ..Shohei Ohtani 37th-38th HRs in completing sweep.

Angels-Toronto..Friday game..Lucas Giolito-vs-Kevin Gausman..Halos (54-49)..won 8-of-9

Angels-White Sox..TRADE…Halos acquire P-Lucas Giolito-P-Rey Lopez for two lower minor leaguers.

Angelos-Washington…Trade Talks for 3B-Neimer Candelario continue

Angels..Report Owner Arte Moreno decided to ‘go for it-roll the dice’…keeping Shohei Ohtani and making trades to upgrad roster in playoff run

Angels..DFA-1B-Jared Walsh (.218)
Angels..DFA-P-Tucker Davidson
(Thursday Scoreboard)

Mets-Washington..Tied 1-1 in 9th rain delay
Cardinals-L-Cubs…Mike Tauchman solo HR-Cubs..Yan Gomes 3-RBIs.
Cleveland-W-White Sox..Josh Naylor 2R-double-Guardians
(Roster Moves)

Pirates-Milwaukee..TRADE..Bucs deal 1B-Carlos Santana to Brewers for Class A-minor league shortstop
Cardinals..Release P-Ryan Tepera
Braves..Sign FA-P-Rowan Wick-ex Cubs
Marlins-White Sox…Trade talks for Sox SS-Tim Anderson
Giants-Red Sox..TRADE..SF deals P-Mauricio Llovera for minor leaguer.
(MLB Notes)

Cincinnati…Buddy Bell resigns as Special Advisor in Reds front office

Chargers…Full workouts at camp…Offensive Coordinator Kellen Moore press conference
..We will open up this offense
..We have a deep group WRs..they play different styles
..We have 4-starting WRs
..Might move Mike Williams around including slot WR
..Quentin Johnston has the physical tools…being exposed to big playbook
..We will use TEs alot and in different roles
..Austin Ekeler-brings the juice…has tremendous vision
..Everything I want to do comes off the run game

Chargers…QB-Justin Herbert throws TD pass to Mike Williams-Josh Palmer in full scale workouts…Chargers defense intercepts Easton Stick and recovers fumble

Chargers..RB-Austin Ekeler continues tirades about NFL pay scale for running backs…’We get punished for our production..we are not just a stat on a sheet’

Chargers..DE-Joey Bosa says he has added 15-pounds weight to play at bigger size for coming season..wants to get back to 270-pounds.


Rams..Coach Sean McVay
..Unanimous decision to keep Matthew Stafford at QB
(NFL Notes)

Jets..QB-Aaron Rodgers takes paycut (35M) over next two years
Jets..Meet Friday with FA-RB-Dalvin Cook-ex Vikings
Jets…Have (15.5M) in cap space now

Arizona..CB-Budda Baker reports to camp-given (2.4M) bonus incentives
Seattle..CB-Devon Weatherspoon-#1 pick out of camp-still unsigned

Denver..Coach Sean Payton says Nathaniel Hackett’s 1-year as head coach might be worst coaching job ever seen in NFL’

Colts..Owner Jim Irsay says NFL players (running backs) agreed to pay structure in CBA-league is not going to change CBA bylaws because running backs think they are underpaid

Bengals..QB-Joe Burrow carted off field with minor calf strain
Miami..CB-Jalen Ramsey-knee injury covering WR-Tyreek Hill..Meniscus sugery-out 8-weeks minimum
Denver..RB-Javante Williams cleared full workouts-coming off knee surgery

Arizona..PUP-TE-Zach Ertz
Rams..PUP-TE-Huhter Long…Ot-Warren McClendon
Charges..PUP-WR-Jaylen Guyton..DT-Tito Ogbannia-DT-Austin Johnson
Seahawks..PUP-S-Jamal Adams..LG-Jordan Brooks..TE-Noah Fant
(Roster Moves)

Titans..sign FA-CB-AJ Moore-ex Houston
Chargers..Sign FA-WR-Milton Wright-ex Purdue (99R)
Arizona…Workout FA-RB-Damien Willams-ex Chiefs
Colts..Sign FA-CB-Chris Lammons-ex Chiefs

(College Football)

Colorado..Board of Regents-votes to make application to Big 12…CU was in Pac 12-for 11-years…0-bowl games..2-winning seasons

Colorado..indicated decided to leave Pac 12 because they could not get any information on what new TV media deal might look like from Pac 12-officials.

Big 12..Presidents vote unanimously to readmit Colorado to league..will grant CU (37M) in media payments in 2024

Pac 12..Call emergency meeting of CEOs-ADs on Thursday to discuss future..
PAC 12..Source says conference will ‘trade up’ to replace Colorado..might mean offer to SMU for Dallas TV sets
Pac 12..Colorado will not owe Pac 12-exit fees-leave in 2024 at end of current TV deal Dan Lanning (7Y-49M) extension..20M-buyout

Bronny James…LeBron’s son released from Cedar Sinai Hospital-home rsesting after cardiac event last Monday…Doctors say he was conscious when brought to hospital…did not have blockage nor hert attack…Still having testing on possible heart arrythmia…electric current…or dehydration…has had no setbacks since he was tested in IU.

Suns…Kevin Durant confirms he spoke to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver about CBA and need to do away with testing for marijuana…says it is a recreation drug now that carries no stigma.

Ottawa…Senators sign NY Rangers RW-Vlad Tarasenko (1Y-5M)…has scored (270G) in career with Blues-Rangers.

Arizona..Sign former #1-draft pick C-Logan Cooley to 3-year deal…leaves U-Minnesota after 1-year in college hockey.

Soccer….Ky Mbappe-Paris St-Germain..turns down record (332M) deal in Saudi Arabia…will negotiate transfer instead to Real Madrid.

Manchester United…Veteran F-David Silva-retires afrer serious knee injury…Age (37)..played with Man U-Valencia
Golf…3M-Open…first round…(-8) Lee Hodges has lead over (-7) Hidecki Matsuyama
Auto Racing..
..NASCAR…Runs Richmond 400 this weekend
..Indy Car…Off weekend
..Formula 1..Belgian Grand Prix


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