Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Friday

Posted by on May 18th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

…..(Baseball)……..

Padres-L-Pirates (5-4)..Christian Villanueva 7th error of season allows winning run to score….Sean Rodriguez RBI double….Eric Lauer struggles throwing 77-pitches in 4-innings…Eric Hosmer 2R-HR….Padres struck out 12-times….San Diego now (17-28)….

San Diego-Pittsburgh…Friday matchup .Tyson Ross (2-3)-vs-Ivan Nova (2-3).

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Dodgers-W-Miami (7-0)…Justin Turner RBI-double..RBI-triple..Matt Kemp RBI-double..Yasiel Puig solo HR….Dodgers won just 2-of-11.

Dodgers-at-Washington..Friday pitchers…Ross Stripling-vs-Max Scherzer (7-1) 1.69-ERA.

Dodgers..GM-Andrew Friedman gives vote of confidence to manager Dave Roberts-say job is secure.

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Angels-L-Tampa Bay (7-1)…Ex-Angel CJ Cron hits 11th HR of season…Rays hit 3HRs in win….Halos (25-19)…

Halos-Rays…Friday matchup Nick Tropeano (1-2)-vs-Blake Snell (4-2)

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(Scoreboard)

Giants-Rockies…Game tied (3-3) in 10th at press time….Brandon Belt 2R-HR for San Francisco tied game.

Red Sox-W-Orioles..JD Martinez 2R-HR..Xander Bogaerts 3R-HR

Braves-Cubs….Rained out

A’s-W-Blue Jays..Khris Davis 2R-HR…Matt Olson 3R-HR…Mark Chapman 2R-HR

Phillies-W-Cardinals..Carlos Santana HR…Pedro Florimon 2R-HR…Phillies (25-16)..

Rangers-L-White Sox..Wllington Castillo 2R-single..Sox now (11-29)..

Tigers-Mariners…led Seattle in 9th..JHose Iglesias 2R-single…..

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(Injuries)

Washington..C-Matt Wieters-surgery-torn hamstring
Pirates..OF-Starlin Marte-oblique
Red Sox..P-Carson Smith-Dislocates shoulder in tantrum in dugout.

Orioles..Send P-Odri Despaigne out on rehab.

(Roster)

Red Sox…Agent for C-Blake Swihart asks for trade.
Red Sox..Sign FA-P-Josh Smith-ex Giants
Dodgers..Sign FA-P-Logan Bawcom-ex Padres
Orioles..Release P-Josh Edgin
Tampa Bay..Callup OF-Christian Arroyo.

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(Teams)

Houston..P-Justin Velander…15-games with Astros…(1.05-ERA) since trade.

Arizona…Diamondbacks (1-6) in May…Team BA (.190)

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……..(Basketball)……..

(Playoff Schedule)

Boston-at-Cleveland…Saturday nite…Cavs trail (2-0) coming home tonight.

Golden State-Houston….Weekend series shifts to Oakland…tied (1-1).

Milwaukee…Hires Mike Budenholzer-ex Hawks coach
Toronto…Considering promoting assistant Nick Nurse to replace fired Dwane Casey

Detroit…Looking to hire GM first, then coach to replace Stan Van Gundy…will interview
NBA exec Kiki Vandeweigh…Ed Stafanski (76ers)…Gersson Rosas (Houston)

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……..(Hockey)……….

(Playoff Scoreboard)

Tampa Bay-W-Washington….Steve Stamos Power Play Goal…Brayden Point goal-assist…Lightning win 2nd in row on Washington ice…series tied (2-2)…G-Alexi Vasilevskly made 36-saves.in Tampa Bay win..

Winnipeg-at-Las Vegas….Friday night showdown…Golden Knights trail (2-1) in series.

(NHL)

Boston…Owner Jeremy Jacobs says Quebec City is a challenged market and that is why NHL not serious consideration to expand there…..Says market has just population of 805,000 and Canadian dollar at 68-cents is a real issue.

Montreal…Hire Joel Bouchard-to coach AHL-Laval Rocket team…was coach of top team in Quebec league Blaineville Armada…

Memorial Cup…..1st round action tonite in Saskatchewant-4 team tourney…loaded with NHL draft picks..

..Swift Current Broncos led by G-Stu Skinner-Edmontonn Oilers…and C-Glen Gawdin (137P) signed with Calgary.
..Regina Pats..led by C-Sam Steele-Ducks draft pick
..Bathurst Titan…led by star D-Noah Dobson..4-top blue liners.
..Hamilton Bulldogs…paced by LW-Robeft Thomas.

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……..(Football)………

(NFL)

NFL..Owners propose that Instant Replay be used to determine possible ejection of player on field for violent hits-personal fouls.

Rams…Report that Stadium costs for LA stadium have now exceeded 4Billion with costs of roads and titles.

New Orleans..QB-Drew Brees pays for prosthetic leg for former Temecula QB-who had leg amputated after devastating knee injury.

New York Times….reports NFL will ask for a 1% integrity fee from each state that allows betting on NFL games.

San Francisco…..Ex-fiancee of LB-Reuben Foster testifies in court she made up lies about domestic abue case to get even with player over breakup…Called-lied 911-three times in incident.

Philadelphia…OT-Lane Johnson criticizes Coach Chip Kelly…..says he spent more time on ‘sports science’ than football…..’never figured out how to use LeSean McCoy-DeSean Jackson’ with Eagles.

Browns…Agreed to have ‘Hard Knocks’ reporters in preseason camp to cover QSB-Baker Mayfield.

Colts..Confirm season ticket renewals have dropped 18%-cites losing team and lashback from National Anthem issues.

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(Roster Moves)

Broncos..Sign QB-Nick Stevens-Colorado State..(8,554Y-70TD) with Rams.

Chiefs…Sign FA-WR-Davon Grayson-East Carolina (135R) in career.

Jets..Sign FA-CB-Kacy Rodgers-CFL-Saskatchewan

Tampa Bay..Sign FA-WR-Tom Sperbeck-Boise State (224R) in career.

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……(General)………

Preakness….Kentucky Derby winner Justify heads just an 8-horse field at Pimlico….Good Magic-Derby runner-up-also in field.

NASCAR….Charlotte All Star Weekend races….Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch lead field…have won 8-races between them.

Indianapolis…Speedway opens for practice this weekend…then qualifying….for May 27thy-500.

Formula 1-Bye weekend heading towards Monaco Grand Prix.

Golf…ATT-Byron Nelson Open…Veteran Mark Leischmann 2-eagles and 6-birdies in a torrid round of of 10-under-61…..Jimmy Walker in group at 64 in second place….8-golfers at 65.

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