Padres-L-Washington (2-1)..Ryan Zimmerman hits opposite field HR in 8th inning to break up pitchers duel….Journeyman Edwin Jackson-pitched for 11-major league teams-holds Padres to 1R in 7-innings…Jhoulys Chacin struggles with 4-walks-2-hits batsmen in 5-innings…San Diego now (54-67)..
San Diego-Nationals..Friday matchup Luis Perdomo (6-7)-vs-Max Scherzer (12-5)
Padres…Saturday…Hall o Fame Induction for former GM-Manager ‘Trader Jack McKeon’….spent 11-years as GM during the Ray Kroc ownership years…Built pennant contender….Spent 3Y as manager also…..Managed Royals-Reds-Marlins..been in baseball since 1945.
Padres..Manager Andy Green says he hopes team will offer contract extensions to retain Joules Chacin-Clayton Richard for next season….Chacin has distanced himself from all of his arm problems…Says Padres young lineup ‘see what we’re made of’ facing Max Scherzer-Stephen Strasburg-Gio Gonzalez next 3-days’….
Padres..Manager Andy Green…says pitching coach Darren Balsley challenging Dinelson Lamet-Luis Perdomo everyday to get better-pushing them to understand pitching….
Padres…Andy Green praises Manny Margot-sees more balls every day-gets better…John Jay helped him a lot last year to learn to track balls…Breaks on balls now 95% better than a year ago….Has not been overwhelmed by pitching-has bad day but rallies…Says coaching young OFs is very tough to teach them how to see ball off the bat….Playing corner outfield position is very hard for young players….
Padres..Release OF-Collin Cowgill from El Paso
Padres…Callup P-Buddy Baumann from AAA
Padres..OF-Matt Szczur leaves club for family issue
Padres..P-Miguel Diaz returns to team..will head to Lake Elsinore for 4-inning rehab start after good outing in Arizona Summer League…still needs to zero in on mechanics…not throw 98 with his arm-but use his legs.
Dodgers-Detroit…Open Interleave play…Rich Hill (8-4)-vs-Jordan Zimmerman (7-9)…Dodgers are (50-8) since mid May…now (85-34) on season.
Dodgers..were off on Thursday.
Dodgers..P-Clayton Kershaw to throw 3-inning simulated game this weekend..then likely head out on rehab assignment.
Angels…were off on Thursday
Halos-Orioles…Andrew Heavy-vs-Jeremy Hellickson….Heaney first start in 16-months going off elbow surgery….Angels have won 7-of-8…holding down 2nd wildcard spot now.
Indians-W-Twins (9-3)..Yan Gomes 3R-HR..Jason Kipnis solo HR-win first game
Twins-W-Indians (4-2)..Max Keplar HR for split…Indians have won 6-of-7
Houston-L-Arizona…Pazt Corbin throws 4-hitter..Jake Lamb HR..Astros lost 13-of-18
Cubs-L-Reds..Joey Votto 3R-HR..Rookie Phil Ervin RBI single-RBI double-2R-HR..Cubs lost 9-of-13
Rockies-L-Braves..Ender Inciarte 2-solo HRs..Freddie Freeman HR
Jays-W-Rays..Justin Smoak 2R-HR..Josh Donaldson 2-solo HRs
Pirates-L-Cardinals..Jed Gyorko-Tom Pham HRs..Dex Foster RBI-2single..2R-triple.
Yankees-W-Mets..Gary Sanchez 3R-HR..2R-single.
Texas-W-White Sox..Nomar Mazara 3R-HR.2R-single
Giants-W=Phillies..Jazreret Parker 2R-double..Huter Pence-Buster Posey RBI singles
Arizona..P-Rubby DeLaRosa to have 2nd Tommy John elbow surgery
Cardinals..Exam P-Trevor Rosenthal-forearm tightness..heads to DL
Cubs..Exam P-Jon Lester-lat muscle-shoulder
Mets..DL-P-Seth Lugo-shoulder impingement
Indians..SS-Jose Ramirez-bruised forearm-hit by pitch
Twins..OF-Robbie Grossman-broken thumb
A’s..Surgery P-Bob Wahl-blood clot shoulder
Rockies..3B-Nolan Arenado reinsures hand on ground ball…was HBP on same hand early in week
Yankees..Activate-P-CC Sabathia-Masahiro Tanaka from DL
Twins..Activate P-Glen Perkins-been out 6 months rehab
Red Sox..Activate P-Roenis Elias from DL
Blue Jays…DFA-P-JP Howell…C-Mike Oilman
Arizona..Sign FA-P-Louis Coleman-ex Dodgers
Reds..Sign FA-1B-Adam Walker-ex Mariners
Texas..Release P-Bobby LaFramboise
White Sox..Release OF-Grant Green_
Mets..Callup SS-Gavin Cecchini from AAA
Orioles..Option SS-Ruben Tejada
Yankees..Callup 1B-Tyler Austin
Red Sox…Owner John Henry wants to rename Yawkey Way outside Fenway Park because of racist background of former owner Tom Yawkey who ran team from 1933-to-1976…Boston was last team to integrate…..Yawkey Trust has done amazing philanthropic work in the community though.
Miami Herald…Reports Marlins President David Sampson has been told he will be removed once sale of team to Derek Jeter group is complete.
Washington…Doctors amputate leg of Nationals owner Mark Lerner because of bone cancer
Chargers-Saints…Sunday night preseason game….Philip Rivers and lst team starters to play entire first quarter into second period.
Chargers-Saints..joint practice on Thursday…S-Desmond King Interception TD off Drew Brees….Saints RB-Adrian Peterson-Mark Ingram break off 3-big runs vs Chargers defense….1st defensive unit very strong against Brees.
Chargers..OT-Joe Barksdale leaves practice-ankle injury
Chargers..OF-Russell Okung misses practice leg injury-ankle
Chargers..CB-Casey Hayward remains out with hamstring
Ravens-W-Miami (31-7)..QB-Ryan Mallett (113P-TD)….Baltimore (382=120) edge in yardage..Jay Cutler (3-6) 24P in limited work
Bills-L-Eagles (20-16)..Buffalo QB-Tyrod Taylor (8-18)53Y…backup Nathan Peterman (167P)…Eagles QB-Matt McGloin (131P)…Eagle defense 6-sacks-3-interceptions…Ex-Aztec DJ Pumphrey (3PR-3.7Y-average)
Tampa Bay-W=Jacksonville (12-8)…Jameis Winston (196P) 21-of-29…Nick Folk 2FGs….Blake Bortels benched (8-13) 65Y
Vikings-Seahawks..RB-Eddie Lacy moved to 1st unit
Carolina-Tennessee….Cam Newton to sit out again
Chiefs-Bengals..Pat Mahomes to play 2nd half
Dallas-Indy…Darren McFadden-Alf Morris to battle for starting RB job
Packers-Redskins..Washington defense battered by injuries
Jets-Lions,,,Josh McCown named starting QB for NY
New England-Houston…Texans to give Deshaun Watson work against Pats #1-defense
Bears-Arizona..Mitch Trubisky coming off dazzling first game
Denver-49ers..Paxton Lynch to start at Broncos QB
Rams-Raiders..Jared Goff coming off bad week of practice..WR-Sammy Watkins to start
Chargers-Saints..San Diego defense torched for (459Y) last week-faces Drew Brees-Chase Daniel
Steelers-Atlanta…Ben Roethlisberger-Antonio Brown to play
Browns-Giants..Brock Ostweiler to start again at QB after (6-14) performance..
Bills..WR-Rod Steater hurt-foot injury
Tampa Bay..OG-Demar Dotson-groin injury
Jacksonville..RB-TJ Yelden-concussion..CB-Charles Gaines-eye injury
Arizona..Coach Bruce Ariens says WR-John Brown cannot run-quad-cannot play-might not make the team.
Carolina..QB-Cam Newton-shoulder stiffness-likely to sit out again
Denger..WR-Emmanuel Sanders-shoulder..Cory Latimer-knee-out of practice
Packers..RB-Ty Montgomery-leg injury
Colts..OC-Ryan Kelly-out 8W-foot surgery
Rams..CB_Kayvon Webster-ankle….4-DBs ailing in camp
49ers..LB-Reuben Foster-sprain shoulder joint
49ters..IR-LB-Don Newsom-neck injury
Seahawks..RB-Thomas Rawls out with ankle injury
Jets…WR-Quincy Enunwa-to have season ending neck surgery
Denver…QB-Paxton Lynch goes (12-12) in passing drills vs 49ers..will start this weekend
Denver…Von Miller praises 49ers OT-Joe Staley-Trent Brown after joint workouts
Houston..QB-Deshaun Watson impressive in workouts vs Patriots
Giants…RB-Paul Perkins excels catching balls out of backfield
Rams..WR-Sammy Watkins-Catches 4-passes plus 20 in drills
Raiders..Last day in camp in Napa;…1st round pick Gareon Conley never practiced
Chiefs..say Alex Smith plays lst half..Pat Maholmes-2nd half this weekend
Colts..break camp-coach Chuck Pagano not pleased with workouts
Packers..Rookie RB-Jamaal Williams-BYU-impressive
Steelers..RB-Le’Veon Bell says he will report to camp and get ready for opening day
Rams..DT-Aaron Donald holdout continues…team heads to Thousand Oaks
Raiders..OT-Donald Penn holdout continues
Eagles…Chris Long-Malcom Jenkins lock arms in show of unity during anthem
Patriots..Mourn passing of DT-Lester Williams..5-year starter in 1980s..was (58Y)l
Miami..workout LB-Kelvin Sheppard-ex Bills.
49ers..Sign FA-LB-Shane Skov
NFL Union-DeMaurice Smith says he expects either Lockout or Strike for 2021 season over new CBA contract.
Raiders..RB_Marshawn Lynch says challenge getting ‘football mentality’ back
Broncos..GM-John Elway not against players protesting the anthem-do not create distraction
49ers..GM-John Lynch says anthem issues is divisive
Seattle..Coach Pete Carroll-wants unity and respect fro the players.
Browns…Coach Hue Jackson says he will respect players individual decisions on anthem
Tampa Bay..Ex-coach Tony Dungy raises 150,000 to have Confederate monument taken down infront of courthouse.
Raiders..CB-Sean Smith posts 80,000-bond-following arrest 2-felony assault charges in Pasadena…stomped man in head-was boyfriend of his sister.
SDSU…Coach Rocky Long says ‘long way to go to be a good team’…..Gone 2-days in row without chicken pox issues…..Still have 10-day waiting period on some players who might have been exposed…..WR-bigges improvement on club….Expects 2-redshirt freshman to be starters in OL
Aztecs….Red & Black scrimmage at Stadium on Saturday night….Will take look at backup QBs Ryan Agnew and transfer Chris Laviano
USD…1st scrimmage on Saturday afternoon….looking for RB to replace Jonas Hodges.
North Carolina….Athletic officials spend 8-hours in hearing over two days answering allegation of Academic fraud in athletic program from 1993-to-2001 with bogus African American study programs that kept athletes eligible…
Golden State….Star Kevin Durant says he will boycott White House ceremony honoring team-does not respect President Trump.
Tom Hawkins…Long time Lakers-Cincinnati Royals F…became ambassador for teams in LA…passed away (80Y).
Toronto..Sign FA-G-KJ McDaniels-ex Brooklyn.
Penguins…Open negotiations with top college FA-D-Will Butcher-Denver University
Colorado…Sign college FA-F-Don Toninato-Minnesota Duluth
Vancouver..Open talks with college FA-Alex Kerfoot-Harvard.
New Jersey….C-Travis Zajac-out 6-months..surgery-torn pectoral
PGA…Wyndham Classic-Charlotte…..1st round…..Matt Every shoots (9-under-61)…eagles lst hole-adds 4 birdies in opening 7-holes….(62)-Henrik Stenson…(63) Webb Simpson leads big group
Del Mar…1M-Pacific Classic…8-horse field…Arrogate will start on far outside looking for bounce back race after bad outing San Diego Handicap.
NASCAR….head to short tracks for Bristol 500
Indy car….weekend off
Formula 1…weekend off