Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Friday

Posted by on May 4th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

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Padres-Dodgers..Open weekend series in Monterrey, Mexico….Friday night matchup…Joey Luchessi (2-1) 2.78-vs-Kenta Maeda (2-2) 3.78.

Padres..C-Austin Hedges-examined back in San Diego about elbow irritation.

Padres…Starting pitchers continue to struggle….Averaging 5-inningsper start…29th in MLB….Bullpen made 3rd most appearances of all teams in baseball.

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Dodgers…P-Hyun Jin-Ryu suffered serious groin tear-could be out till August.

Dodgers…SS-Corey Seager elbow surgery will involve ligament and bone spur issues.

Dodgers..Callup P-Yimi Garcia-Oklahoma City…OF-Tim Locator

Dodgers..Refuse comment on reports linking them to trade talks with Orioles for Manny Machado..

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Angels-W-Orioles..Halos jump to (12-0) lead…jumped on Chris Tillman for 5-runs in 1st inning…Baltimore (8-23)…Angels now (19-12)

Angels-Seattle…Friday night matchup…Garrett Richards (3-1)-vs-Mike Leake (3-2)

Angels..DL-P-Nick Tropeano-shoulder fatigue

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(Scoreboard)

Yankees-W-Houston..Rookie Glibber Torres 3RBIs…Yankees now (21-10).

Mets-L-Atlanta..Braves sore 11R off Jason Vargas-Matt Harvey..Breaves are (20-11)

Toronto-W-Cleveland..Yanger Solarte Grand Slam HR in 11th…in 13-run outburst.
Toronto-L-Indians..Tribe scores 9R in 5th to earn split in twinbill

Royals-W-Detroit..Luca Duda 3H-4RBI..Royals hit 3-HRs.

Washington-W-Pirates..Trea Turner 2R-HR.

Red Sox-L-Texas…Rangers score 9R on David Price in 3-innings…Boston (22-9)…Rangers (13-20)

Twins-L-White Sox..Trayce Thompson walk off HR in 9th…Chicago (9-20)

A’s-L-Seattle..Nelson Cruz 2R-HR.

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(Injuries)

Mets..P-Jacob deGrom-miss 4W with hyperextended elbow.

Tampa..P-Yonny Chinors-out 4W-elbow.

Tigers..DH-Miguel Cabrera-hamstring

Yankees..P-Jordan Montgomery-out 8W-forearm flexor injury

Arizona..Activate OF-Steve Souza from DL
Blue Jays..Activate SS-Josh Donaldson from DL
Pirates..P-Joe Musgrove-36P-rehab start

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(Roster Moves)

Mets..Sign FA-3B-Cody Asche-ex Royals
Texas..Sign FA-C-Carlos Perez-ex Braves
Braves..Sign FA-1B-Phil Gossellin-ex Reds

Royals..DFA-P-Brandon Mauer-ex Patres
Miami..Release 2B-Johnny Giavotello

Arizona..Callup P-Kris Medlen-ex Braves
Seattle..Callup P-Eric Goeddel from AAA

Yankees..Option OF-Clint Frazier to AAA.
Miami..Optioin SS-JT Riddle to AAA

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(MLB)

Arizona…Diamondbacks reach agreement to take over operation of Chase Field-including maintenance…Given option of renovating stadium…or could leave Stadium in 2022 if they build stadium elsewhere….Land will continue to be ownerd by County.

Seattle..OF-Ichuro Suzuki retires…will become Assistant to ownership.

Yankees-Red Sox…MLB announces will play 2-game series in June 2019 in London, England.

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………(Basketball)…..

(Scoreboard)

Cavaliers-W-Raptors…LeBron James (43P-14A) outburst leads to 2nd win in a row on Toronto floor…Cavs go home leading series (2-0).

Celtics-W-76ers…Boston hits 15-3’s…Jayson Tatum (21P)..Celtics lead (2-0) .

(Schedule)

Golden State-at-New Orleans…Warriors lead (2-0)
Houston Utah…Series tied (1-1)

NYKnicks….Hire David Fizzle as head coach….former head coach Memphis Grizzlies

Milwaukee…Interview Mike Budenholzer-ex Atlanta Hawks coach.

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……(Football)………

(Teams)

Atlanta…Sign QB-Matt Ryan (5Y-150M) extensiion…100M-guaranteed.

New England…QB-Tom Brady says he will continue to use Riddell VSR4-helmet though the league is phasing it out.

Dallas..TE-Jason Whitten retires to join ESPN…11X Pro Bowler

Arizona..Ex coach Bruce Arians takes analyst with CBS.

Washington…NFL investigating reports 36-Redskins cheerleaders were taken to Costa Rica to host parties with sponsors….nudity…parties…photo shoots.

Green Bay…Police find bullet riddled body of man who was involved with ex Packers OT-Carlos Gray who was found murdered in drug buy in Alabama…..Man killed might have been shooter in Gray case.

Peter King….Top NFL writer leaves Sports Illustrated after 29-years to go to work for NBC.

CFL…Hamilton Ticats trade 1st-3rd-4th round picks plus two veteran players and 2-players on negotiating list to Montreal Alouettes for 1st pick in draft…Ti-Cats also open up salary cap space to sign Johnny Manziel.

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(Roster Moves)

Raiders…Workout ex-Chiefs LB-Derrick Johnson

Lions-Miami…Trade-Akeem Spence-DT for draft pick.

Carolina..Sign FA-LB-Jon Peterson-ex USD
Giants..Sign FA-S-Orion Stewart-ex Denver
Steelers..Sign FA-OT-Jake Rodgers-ex Texans.
Giants..Sign FA-WR-Mark Chapman-was supposed to be #1-pick CFL draft.
Jets..Sign FA-CB-CJ Goodwin-ex Arizona

Jets..Release QB-Bryce Petty
Redskins..Release veteran OT-Orlando Franklin.
Ravens …Release RB-John Crockett
Chiefs..Release TE-Orson Charles
Browns..Release CB-Dominique Alexander…RB-Darius Jackson
Bears..LB-Jerrel Freeman-retires-neck injury

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(College)

USC….Todd McNair testified for 5-hours in defamation lawsuit against NCAA in Los Angeles….McNair wept on the stand saying the NCAA destroyed his career with a 1-year suspension…..McNair said he fought depression…drank heavily….could not find a coaching job…..Lost his 250,000 a year USC job…..Went broke…..borrowed money from RB-Reggie Bush…..said he had not knowledge marketing rep Lloyd Lake was funneling money to Bush…….said he never knew Lake….Prosecutors presented evidence McNair called Lake 4-times in one day…..day the scandal story broke…..Showed picture of McNair with Lake-though McNair said he did not know Lake….

NCAA Chief Mark Emmert testified in deposition that he did not believe Infractions Committee erred in the stern discipline handed down to USC in Reggie Bush case.

Georgia…Gives coach Kirby Smart (7Y-49M) extension
Miami..Gives coach Mark Richt (6Y-36M) extension.

Pac 12..Announces each school will get record 30.9M in revenue sharing…Conference lags behind SEC (40M) per school….Big 12 (34M)…..Big 10 (32M).

Aztecs..Hire Demetrius Sumlin as DB-coach

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……..(Hockey)………

(Scoreboard)

Jets-L-Nashville…Pekka Rinne 32-saves…PK Subban power play goal…Series tired (2-2)

Penguins-W-Washington….Pittsburgh ties series (2-2)…Jake Genteel scores power play goal and empty net goal…Series tied (2-2).

(Schedule)

Las Vegas-San Jose…Game 5…Series tied (2-2)
Boston-Tampa Bay…Bruins trail (2-1)

NY Islanderes…Mourn passing Bill Torrey (83)…architect of 4-Stanley Cup teams in era of Denis Potvin-Mike Bossy….Also built Florida Panthers into Stanley Cup team.

Washington..NHL suspends F-Tom Wilson 3-games for head hit that injured Penguisn players.

Columbus..Surgery D-Zach Weerenski-out 6-months knee surgery.

Edmonton…F-Aton Shepyshev signs with CSKA-Moscow…scored 10-goals last year.

Arizona-Carolina..Trade-Coyotes deal F-Jordan Martinook to Hurricane for C-Marcus Kruger.

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……….(General)………..

PGA..Wells Fargo Championship…John Peterson hits eagles on 17th-18th holes-surges to lead (-6) 65…..Petere Mainait is in 5-way tie 67…..Rorie McIlroy in group at 68….Jason Day 69.

Kentucky Debry…20-horse field go to post on Saturday…..Favorite Justify starts 7th…(3-0) this year including win in Santa Anita Derby….irish import Mendelssohn will start 14th…..Magnum Mood -Arkansas Derby winner starts 16th-has won 4-races this year.

NASCAR….Delaware 400-Dover…Jimmie Johnson has won 11-times at track in career.

Indy Car…Danica Patrick finishes up testing in new Indy car….says new Aero kits have made cars hard to drive…she will be in farewell race on Memorial Day weekend.

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