Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Friday

Posted by on September 29th, 2023  •  0 Comments  • 


Padres…Owner Peter Seidler, Lawyer Seidler Equity, President Eric Gruepner will meet with GM-AJ Preller and Manager Bob Melvin on Monday to discuss the personality problems between the GM-Manager that have impacted the team…World like ‘Civil War-Distrust-Animosity-Disconnect-Spies have been used to discuss the deteriorating relationship between the two….Melvin has 1-yer left on his contract…Preller is under contract thru 2026.

Padres-White Sox..Final series of season..Friday matchup Nick Martinez-vs-Dylan Cease…Padres (79-80)..Won 11-of-13…Chisox (61-98)…Lost 10-of-15.

Padres..Off day-Thursday
Dodgers-L-Colorado… Rockies led (14-4) at Press Time…Colorado 3HRs in win …LA (98-61)…won 10-of-14…LA (39-16) hot streak

Dodgers-Giants..Friday matchup..Lance Lynn (12-11) starts…Giants have lost 10-of-13 to get knocked out of the playoffs
Angels-A’s…Friday matchup..Halos start Chase Silseth..

Halos..Off day-Thursday…Angels (71-88)

A’s..Black Monday coming..decision on Manager Phil Nevin and GM-Perry Manasian
(Thursday Scoreboard)

White Sox-W-Arizona..Yoan Moncada-Andrew Vaughn HRs-Sox
Tigers-W-Royals..Detroit 7R-7th inning
Brewers-W-Cardinals..Christian Yelich RBI single..Brewers 90th win of year.
Phillies-L-Pirates..Alex Triolo 2-doubles-2 RBIs in Bucs win
Orioles-W-Red Sox..Andrew Santander HR-Orioles 100th win of year
Yankees-L-Toronto..Brandon Belt 3RHR-Jays.
Marlins-Mets..Miami led 2-1 in Rain Delay at Press Time
Atlanta-W-Cubs..Matt Olson 2RHR..Braves 103rd win..Cubs lost 10-of-14
Texas-Seattle..Rangers led 2-1 at Press Time..
Twins-L-A’s..Ryan Noda HR-A’s..Oakland (49-110)

Red Sox…Boston Globe reports longtime Red Sox P-Tim Wakefield and his wife are both battling serious cancer problems.
Orioles..Sign 30-Year Lease Extension


Mets..OF-Jeff McNeil-torn elbow ligament
Red Sox..IL-P-Chris Martin-viral infection
Pirates..IL-P-Mitch Keller-shoulder fatigue
Orioles..Activate OF-Ryan Mountcastle from IL
Cleveland..IL-SS-Gabe Arias
Colorado..IL-P-Daniel Bard..P-Ryan Filtner
(Roster Moves)

Reds..Release SS-Kevin Newman
Orioles..DFA-OF-Brian Anderson
(MLB Notes)

Phillies…Fan banned trying to enter Citizen’s Bank Park with alligator on leash

Houston-Seattle..Bench clearing incident-P-Hector Noeris curses out Julio Rodriguez in Spanish after striking out Rodriguez 4-times in a row.


(NFL Schedule)

Chargers-Raiders…Both teams (1-2)…Austin Ekeler-Joey Bosa-Eric Kendricks-Kenneth Murray-Rashawn Slater still limited in workouts…Raiders QB-Jim Garoppolo still in concussion protocol…Journeyman backup Brian Hoyer took all 1st string snaps…
..Chargers (416YPG) offense…(450YPG) defense
..Chargers defense ranked #31 in NFL…pass defense ranked #32
..Defense giving up (13.5YPC)…Opposing QBs (67%) completion
..Raiders (287YPG) offense..defense giving up (347YPG)
..Defense allow (46%) conversion on 3rd down plays
..Opposing QBs (74%) completion rate
..Jim Garoppolo 6-interceptions this season
..RB-Josh Jacobs (2.8YPC)
..WR-Davante Adams (13YPC)

Chargers..CB-JC Jackson unhappy at not starting..’What else am I supposed to do’…’I have taken care of everything in Massachusetts-it was a communication mistake’
(Thursday Night Football)

Packers-L-Lions..(34-20)….Lions defense 6-sacks-2 interceptions..QB-Jared Goff (204P-TD)…RB-David Montgomery (121R-3TD)..QB-Jordan Love (246P) 2Int-1Fumble.

Chiefs-Jets..Sunday Night Football
Seahawks-Giants..Monday Night Football
(NFL Notes)

Bears…Coaching staff praises QB-Justin Fields for leadership despite struggles on field.
Bears..Name Zach Thomas-startting LT-ex Aztec
Jets..Controversy rages about QB-Zach Wilson..Jets (3TD-3 games)..Wilson QB rating (26)
Packers..IR-OT-David Bakhtiari-3rd year in a row-knee problems.
Tampa Bay..Workout FA-CB-William Jackson
(College Football)

Aztecs-at-Air Force…SDSU lost 3-games in a row…Falcons lead nation in rushing (340YPG)…Air Force rushed for (400Y) last week against San Jose..Falcons ranked 2nd in nation in defense (223YPG).

USD-at-Davidson…Toreros (1-3) vs Wildcats (2-2)
(PAC 12)

USC-at-Colorado..Trojans (4-0)..Buffaloes (3-1)..
..Trojans averaging (569YPG) on offense…(369YPG) passing..
..USC defense giving up (364YPG)
..QB-Caleb Williams (1,200Y) passing-15TD
..RB-Marshawn Lloyd-Austin Jones averaging (8YPC)
..WR-Taj Washington-Brenden Reed-Zach Branch averaging (15YPC)

Utah-Oregon State..Friday night game in Corvallis
Arizona State-California

UCLA-Washington State..bye week
(Mountain West)

Utah State-U Conn
Boise State-Memphis
Wyoming-New Mexico
Colorado State-Utah State
(Top 10)
4-Ohio State..Bye
5-Florida State..Bye
6-Penn State-Northwestern
10-Utah-Oregon State
(College Notes)

College Football Playoffs….Committee says it is not prepared to put up for vote a change in the structure of 12-team playoff that begins in 2024.

USC..Coach Lincoln Riley praises Deion Sanders for rescuing Colorado football from the hopelessness of (1-11) season….Different approach after other coaches Matt Rhule-Jay Norvell-Dan Lanning criticized Sanders in leadup to games against Colorado this past month.

Clippers….Ready to open preseason camp in Hawaii on Monday…Team says Kawhi Leonard-Paul George are 100% healthy…Clippers have not offered ‘Max’ contracts (4Y-220M) to either player….Leonard-George have 1-year left on their contracts and could opt out after 2024 season.

Miami..G-Jim Butler upset at Heat’s inability to make trade to get Portland G-Damian Lillard, who went to Milwaukee in 9-player deal that included Suns

U Memphis…San Ysidro G-Mikey Williams told he cannot be part of the Tigers basketball program until his felony gun case in San Diego is resolved.

Ducks-Kings…NHL preseason game at Sports Arena on Friday night

Kings-W-Las Vegas (4-3)..Akil Thomas 3-goal hat trick

Vancouver..Waives G-Spencer Martin
Calgary..Sign F-Mikael Backlund to (2Y-9M) extension

Ryder Cup…1st round action Friday in Italy..
..Foursome play in morning…best ball play in afternoon
..USA has not won on British soil in 30-years

..Scottie Scheffler-Sam Burns-vs-Jon Rahm-Ty Hatton
..Bryan Harman-Max Homa-vs-Victor Hovlund team
..Patrick Cantlay-Xander Schauffele-vs-Rory McIlroy team
Soccer-English Premier League…Top Weekend games:
..Manchester United-Crystal Palace
..Manchester City-Wolverhampton
..Hot Spur-Liverpool
(Auto Racing)

NASCAR…Talladega 399…William Byron atop points standings..Field of 8
Formula 1…Off weekend

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