Best 15 Minutes in Sports—Friday

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Padres-Tampa Bay….Discuss possible trade for P-Chris Archer…Rays asking for P-Cal Quantrill and 2B-Luis Urias in package….Padres willing to deal some prospects because of problems with next winter’s 40-man protected list and Rule 5-Draft.

Padres-Arizona…Open homestand on Friday…Luis Perdomo (1-5)-vs-Zack Greinke (11-5)….. Padres (8-25) over the last month….now (42-63)…season worst 21-games under .500.

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Dodgers-W-Atlanta (8-2)…Manny Machado HR…Yasmani Grandal RBI-single…….LA won 14-of-21….Braves dropped (11-of-16)

LA-Atlanta…Friday matchup..Clayton Kershaw (3-5)-vs-Mike Foltyniewicz (7-6).

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Angels-W-White Sox (12-8)….Francisco Acia 3R-HR…RBI-single…Justin Upton 4hits…Halos (11-17) stretch

Halos-Seattle…Andrew Heaney (6-6)-vs-Wade LeBlanc (6-1) on Friday.

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(Scoreboard)

Arizona-L-Cubs….Anthony Rizzo-David Bote 9th inning HRs for win….D-Backs (3-6)….Cubs won 8-of-12

Reds-L-Phillies..Phillies hit 7-homers off Cincinnati pitching….Cincinnati (2-6) stretch

Rays-W-Orioles…Alex Cobb now (5-14) after loss…Baltimore (29-74)

Yankees-W-Royals…Didi Gregarious 3R-HR….NY just (7-7) last two weeks…Royals (31-71) on season.

Mets-W-Pirates…Asdrubal Cabrera-Wilmer Flores combine for 7-RBIs…NY won 6-of-9

Red Sox-L-Twins…Kyle Gibson 4-hitter…..Boston won 15-of-22…Sox now (71-33) on year.

Washington-W-Miami…Trea Turner 3H-3RBIs…Nationals (11-18) in last month

A’s-W-Texas….Matt Chapman 3-hits..3-RBIs….Athletics (15-5) hot spell…(61-43) on season.

Brewers-Giants…Were tied (2-2) at press time…..Milwuakee lost 9-of-12….SF (2-5) stretch.

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(Roster Moves)

Texas-Cubs….Rangers trade P-Cole Hamels to Chicago for 2-lower minor leaguers…Cubs take on 7M-salary…6M-buyout ..20M-option

Torono-Yankees…Jays ship P-JA Happ (10-6) to NY for 3B-Brandon Drury (.276) and OF-Billy McKinney (13HRs-AA).

White Sox-Milwaukee…Chicago deals P-Joakim Soria (2.30-ERA) to Brewers for 2-minor leaguers.

Angels-Astros…Halos trade C-Martin Maldonado (.223) to Astros for Class A-P-Patrick Sandoval.

Toronto-Rockies…Jays send reliever Seugn Oh to Rockies for minor league power hitter Chad Spanberger (22HRs)

Cubs-Rangers…Open trade talks for P-Cole Hamels.
Dodgers-Tigers…Discuss deal for reliever Shane Green.

Rockes..Sign FA-P-Santiago Casilla-ex A’s
Toronto..Sign FA-P-Oliver Drake-ex Angels
White Sox..Sign FA-P-Asher Wojchiechowski-ex Reds…..

Washington…Callup P-Tommy Milione.

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(Injuries)

Yankees…OF-Aaron Judge hospitalized with chip fracture wrist-hit by pitch
Giants..DL-1B-Brandon Belt-hyperextended knee
Washington..DL-P-Stephen Strasberg-neck issues…(6-7) record.
Cubs..DL-3B-Kris Bryant-shoulder issues…(.286-BA)
Reds..OF-Jess Winker-shoulder surgery-gone for year.

(MLB)

Joe Girardi….ex Yankees manager expresses interest in Cardinals job.

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…………..(Football)……………

Chargers…Open training camp….could sign FA-TE-Antonio Gates today….likely to put OG-Forrest Lamp on PUP-list with knee issues…waiting to determine health status WR-Mike Williams-had 3-injuries last year.

(Roster Moves)

Arizona..Sign FA-S-Tre Boston-former Chargers starter
Arizona..Sign FA-DE-Jacques Smith-ex Tampa Bay

Seattle..Release DT-Malik McDowell-neck injury ATV accident last summer-ex #2 pick

Tennessee..Release LB-Kevin Todd-former 2nd round pick
Tennessee..Sign FA-DE-Claude Pilon-ex Jets

Denver..Signs FA-WR-Mark Chapman-1st round pick of CFL-HamiltonTiCats

Redskins..Release RB-Keith Marshall-spent 2-years on IR.
Lions..Sign FA-LB-Darnell Sankey-ex Vikings

Steelers..Release OT-Bryce Harris
Steelers..Sign FA-CB-Malik Reaves-ex Chiefs

49ers..Sign FA-DT-Ced Thornton-ex Bills
49ers..Sign FA-DE-Will Sutton-ex Bears

Bills..Workout FA-RB-Orleans Darkwa-ex Giants

(Camp Notes)

Jets…1st round pick Sam Darnold-QB-holdout-not report to camp
49ers..Sign 2nd round pick-WR-Dante Pettis

Atlanta…Restructure contract WR-Julio Jones-ends 1-day holdout
Raiders..WR-Martavis Bryant reports to camp-has not been suspended

Carolina..Open camp with battle between WRs Torrey Smith-Darren Funchess-Jarius Wright-DJ Moore to see who will be starters.

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(Injuries)

Ravens..CB-Jimmy Smith-cleared full practice-coming off Achilles

Bills..Put WR-Zay Jones on NFI list after 2-knee scopes
Bengals..LB-Vontaze Burfect on NFI list
Bengals..PUP-TE-Ty Eifert coming off back surgery
Broncos..WR-Carlos Henderson on did not report list-personal problems.

Packers..PUP-LB-Nick Perry-coming off ankle surgery
Packers..PUP-OT-Bryan Bulaga-coming off knee scope
Houston..PUP-RB-D’Onta Foreman-coming back surgery
Viikings…RB-Dalvin Cook-cleared full practice-coming off knee surgery

Eagles..PUP-LB-Brandon Grahame-ankle..WR-Alshon Jeffrey-shoulder…DT-Tim Jernigan-back surgery.

49ers..PUP-LB-Malcom Smith-leg…OG-Jon Cooper-knee
Seattle..PUP-S-Kam Chancellor-neck injury…DE-Dion Jordan-coming off knee scope
Redskins..WR-Josh Docton-cleared coming off achilles injuries.

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(NFL)

NFL…Contemplating moving Lions-Raiders game in London from Tottenham Hot Spur Stadium to Wembley Stadium…Hot Spur Stadium may not be completed by mid-October.

Miami…WR-Kenny Stills urges NFL to allow players to make freedom of choice on how they want to handle National Anthem this year on sidelines.

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(College)

Arizona…School officials refuse to comment on report QB-Khalil Tate tweeted publically criticizing team interviewing Navy coach Ken Nuiamatalolofor head coaching job last spring….UA hired Kevin Sumlin-ex Texas AM coach instead.

Ohio State..hire longtime NFL receiver Brian Hartline to coach Buckeyes wide receivers after firing of assistant Zach Smith..

Washington…Huskies lose WR-Hunter Bryant (22R)…may miss season with off season knee surgery.

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………….(Basketball)…………

Atlanta…Hawks sign FA-F-Vince Carter…(41Y) headed to 21st season…played last year with Sacramento Kings.

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………(Hockey)……………..

Vancouver…Reportedly interested in talking to Dean Lombardi about vacant President’s job…Lombardi-ex Kings-Sharks GM…..President Trevor Linden forced out on Wednesday night after 4-years on job.

NY Islanders….Hire Mike Korn-goaltending coach-ex Washington Caps assistant.

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…………(General)……………

PGA…Canadian Open-Toronto………..Robert Garrigus shoots (-9) 63..has 1-stroke lead over Adam Schenk after opening round.

Soccer…Cristiano Ronaldo-to pay 22M-fine for tax evasion in Spain.

NASCAR…Talladega announces 50M in renovations to speedway.

NASCAR…Bankruptcy judge orders sale of BK-Racing-bids due August 13th…team lost 25M-in 3-years operation.

NASCAR….Run Pocono 400 on Sunday.
Indy Car….Runs Mid-Ohio race
Formula 1…Hungarian Grand Prix

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