Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Friday

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Hacksaw’s Thursday Podcast
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Padres-Braves….Open 4-game weekend series..Matt Waldren (1-5)-vs-Max Fried (3-1)
Padres..Lost 3-in row…(22-24)
Braves..(26-14) in first place in NL East despite major injuries and hitting issues
Padres..slump ridden..Manny Machado (222)..Xander Bogaerts (.211)..Ha Seong-Kim (.204)
Braves..Marcell Ozuna (.327-12HR)..Ozzie Albies (.280)..Ron Acuna-Austin Riley (.245)

Padres…Off day-Thursday

Padres…P-Mike King…’We deserved to be booed’…Manager Mike Schildt…”It’s a game result business.
Dodgers-L-Reds  (7-0)..Cinn stuns LA..Thursday…LA (28-20)
..Will Benson leadoff HR vs Tyler Glasnow
..Reds bullpen day..7-pitchers throw 8-shutout innings vs LA

LA-Cincinnati..Friday..James Paxton (5-0)-vs-Frankie Montas (2-3)

Dodgers..P-Em Sheehan undergoes Tommy John Surgery-elbow..out 14-months
Dodgers..Preach patience P-Walker Buehler..has (7.76-ERA) coming off elbow surgery
Dodgers..Option P-Gus Varland to Oklahoma City
Dodgers..DFA-P-Nabil Crismatt clear 40-man roster slot
Angels-at-Texas..Friday..Tyler Anderson (2-3)-vs-Andrew Heaney (0-4)

Angels..Off day-Thursday

Angels-Pirates..TRADE..Halos acquire P-Roansy Contreras (9-14)-4.83-ERA-career
Angels..DFA-3B-Nico Goodrum
Angels..Activate 2B-Luis Rengifo from DL
(Thursday Scoreboard)

Yankees-W-Twins..Clark Schmidt (8inn-3H-0R)..Anthony Volpe HR..NY (30-15)
Mets-W-Phillies..Peter Alonso HR…score 2R-on wild pitches
Boston-L-Tampa Bay..Isaiah Paredes 2RBIs
Cubs-L-Pirates..Edward Olivares-Nick Gonzalez HRs-Bucs
Astros-W-A’s..Astros 6R-3rd inning

Texas..Move P-Max Scherzer-60-day DL-thumb injury
Twins..Send OF-Byron Buxton-out on rehab
Boston..Rehab assignment P-Garrett Whitlock
Rockies..Send OF-Nolan Jones out on rehab
Giants..Rehab OF-DH-Jorge Soler
(Roster Moves)

Giants..Sign FA-C-Curt Casali-ex Reds
Mets..Callup P-Joey Lucchesi from Syracuse
Pirates..P-Eric Lauer opts out to become FA
Houston-A’s..TRADE..Astros ship P-Brandon Bielak to Oakland
(MLB Notes)

Yankees..Juan Soto-ready to open contract extension talks in season-not wait

Rimas Sports…Sues Players Union for severe sanctions against its new agency ‘Bad Bunny’…MLB says new agents tampered with players under contract to other agents…used uncertified contacts with players.


(Playoff Scoreboard-Thursday)

Denver-L-Minnesota (115-70)…Timberwolves destroy Nuggets…had 20-point lead at halftime..built it to 30-points in 2nd half…won by 45 points…Minnesota hits 15-3’s…Anthony Edwards (27P)……Tied (3-3) heading back to Denver
(Playoff Schedule-Friday)

Knicks-Indiana…New York leads (3-2) in series
(Basketball Notes)

WNBA..Caitlin Clark debut-drew 2.1M-fans
Cleveland..will meet Friday with coach JD Bickerstaff to determine his future after 4-years contract extension talks with G-Donovan Mitchell
(College. Basketball)

St-Mary’s…Lands G-Ashton Hardaway-transfer Memphis State…son of coach Penny Hardaway


(Roster Moves)
Rams..Veteran DT-Michael Brockers-retires-11Y career
Jaguars..Sign FA-S-Terrell Edmunds-ex Bills..CB-Tre Flowers-ex Falcons
Vikings..Sign FA-TE-Robert Tonyan-ex Green Bay-Bears
Bills..Sign FA-S-Dee Delaney-ex Tampa Bay
49ers..Release DE-Earnest Brown

Denver..S-Justin Simmons will not re-sign with Broncos..earned (14M) last yar.
(NFL Notes)

Steelers..DE-Cam Heyward-boycotting OTAs-wants extension
Giants..Unveil ‘Century Red’ uniforms to celebrate 100th anniversary in NFL
Rams..Name Aubrey Pleasant as Asst Head Coach

Jaguars..Reach agreement with City Council on 1.4-B-renovation plan for stadium…Will play at reduced capacity in 2025-2026…Will relocate for entire 2027-season…City will pay (775M)…Jaguars will pay (625M)…Team will sign 30-year lease extension

Jeff Fisher…longtime NFL coach takes over as Commissioner of money troubled Arena Football League.
(College Football)

UCLA..Agrees to reduced exit fee to move to Big 10..Will pay Cal (30M) over 3-years to make up for lost TV revenue with demise of Pac 12.

Washington..RB-Tybo Rogers expelled from school after 2-rape arrest charges.



(Playoff Scoreboard)

Edmonton-L-Vancouver (3-2)…JT Miller rams home a rebound off a shot that hit the post with (:31) left in game….Canucks lead (3-2) going back to Edmonton…

Rangers-W-Carolina (5-3)…Chris Kreider scores 3-goals in 3rd period for Rangers…NY rallies from 3-1 deficit-scoring 4-goals……NY wins (4-2)
(Playoff Schedule-Friday)

Boston-Florida..Bruins trail (3-2)
Dallas-Colorado..Stars lead (3-2)
(NHL Notes)

Boston..D-Brad Marchand says “NHL Playoff hockey-try hurt an opponent and get him out of game.”

Chicago..Female consultant sues Blackhawks..says she was sexually harassed and team broke promises to her once hired about starting new programs…Says CEO-Danny Wirtz lied to her.

Winnipeg…Will interview Todd Nelson-longtime coach AHL-Hershey Bears.
San Jose..Will interview Jeff Blashill-ex Red Wings coach…assistant Tampa Bay

NY Islanders..Sign FA-F-Maxim Tsyplakov-Spartak-KHL..36-goals..outbid Montreal

Bill Masterton Trophy..given to Arizona G-Connor Ingram-fought back from alcoholism to regain his career.

Memorial Cup..4-teams playing for Canadian Junior League playoffs: Saginaw Spirit..London Knights..Moose Jaw Warriors…Drummondville Voltiguiers


PGA-Championships-1st round-Louisville
(62)..Xander Schaueffele-9 birdies in torrid opening round
(65)..Tony Finau..Sahith Theegala
(66)..Rory McIlroy
(67)..Brooks Koepka..Colin Morikawa..Scottie Scheffler
(68)..Bryson DeChambeau
(69)..Jordan Spietch..Justin Thomas
(71)..Jon Rahm
(72)..Tiger Woods
(73)..Phil Mickelson-Dustin Johnson

Masters…Augusta resident pleads guilty to stealing Memorabilia from Masters Golf Wareheous and selling it on line for 6M-dollars.
(Auto Racing)

Formula 1…Italian Grand Prix-Rome
NASCAR..All Star race-North Wilkesboro
Indy Car..Opening day practice shutdown after 23-minutes by rainstorm

English Premier League..Championship games of season
..Manchester City-West Ham..City can win record 4th title in a row with win
..Arsenal-Everton..Gunners can tie for first if City loses
..Liverpool-Wolverhampton..Liverpool to finish 3rd in race
..Aston Villa-Crystal Palace..AV to finish 4th in standings

EPL…Luton-Burnley-Sheffield relegated out of top league…combined (14-73-24) record

Manchester United..Wayne Rooney says franchise should go thru ‘massive clearout’ of leadership after 8th place finish in standings.
(Horse Racing)

Preakness….8-horse field led by Kentucky Derby winner Mystik Dan will run on Saturday…Pre race favorite Muth-pulls out with 103-degree fever.


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