Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Friday

Posted by on August 3rd, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

…..(Baseball)……..

Padres-W-Cubs (6-1)..Austin Hedges 3R-HR…..Manny Margot 3-hits…Fred Galvis 2-doubles….Robbie Erlin (5inn-1R) allowed…San Diego snaps 7-game losing streak……..lost 14-of-17……lost 30-of-39…..(43-68)

San Diego-Chicago….Friday matchup…Tyson Ross (6-8)-vs-Jose Quintana (8-7)……Ross has 1-win in last 8-starts…..Last (23inn-23Runs-43 baserunners) allowed.

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Dodgers-W-Brewers (21-5)…Cody Bellinger grand slam…Brian Dozier 3R-HR….Joc Pederson HR-3R-HR…Justin Turner 2R-HR…Yasiel Puig 2R-HR… …LA (41-22) surge since June…..Brewers won 7-of-11.

LA-Houston…Friday pitchers Alex Wood (7-5)-vs-Justin Verlander (10-6)……Astros lost 6-of-9.

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Angels-L-Tampa Bay (4-2)….CJ Cron 2R-single….Halos lost 4-in row and 9-of-14.

Angels-Indians….Friday matchup Jose Barria (6-7)-vs-Mike leenger (7-7).

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(Scoreboard)

Rockies-L-Cardinals…Jose Martinez 2R-double-9th….Rockies have won 20-of-28.

Royals-L-White Sox….Daniel Palka 3R-HR…Jose Abreu solo HR in 8th…KC (34-74)….Sox (38-70).

Marlins-L-Phillies…Mikhail Franco 3R-HR…Rhys Hoskins HR

Reds-L- Washington..Trea Turner HR-4RBI…Bryce Harper HR..

Red Sox-W-Yankees..Steve Pearce HR-6RBIs….Boston (20-8) streak…..Bosox (76-34)….Yankees (68-39).

Atlanta-L-Mets….Jon Camargo 2R-double…NY (44-62)

Orioles-L-Texas….Rangers score 10R-off Andrew Cashner in 2-innings….Baltimore (33-76)

Arizona-L-Giants….SF led (3-1) ar press time….Evan Longoria HR…..D-Backs won 7-of-10………Giants lost 8-of-13

Toronto-W-Seattle…Jays led (4-2) at press time..Kendrys Morales 2R-HR….Nelson Cruz 2R-HR for M’s.

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(Injuries)

Giants…Surgery for P-Johnny Cueto-elbow ligament transplant-will miss all of 2019
Yankees..DL-P-JA Happ-viral infection
Angels…MRI-OF-Mike Trout-sprained wrist-sliding into base…(.309-BA-30HRs)

Mets..Activate 3B-Todd Fraizer from DL
A’s..Activate OF-Boog Powell from DL

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(Roster Moves)

Texas…sign FA-P-Chris Tillman-ex Orioles
Yankees…sign Cuban FA-SS-Alex Vargas to (2.8M) deal
Yankees…sign P-Osiel Rodriguez-Cuba to (850,000) bonus.

Mets..callup P-Bobby Wahl from AAA

Dodgers..P-Drew Hutchinson opts out of AA-contract…had (2.14-ERA) at Okla City
A’s…DFA-P-Carlos Ramirez
Seattle..DFA-SS-Gord Beckham.

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………(Football)………

Chargers…Activate 1st round draft pick S-Derwin James-been out with hamstring
Chargers..IR-CB-Jason Merrett..TE-Austin Roberts for the year.
Chargers..Sign FA-CB-Channing Stribling-ex 49ers
Chargers..Sign FA-WR-Marcus Peterson-played in Arena League.

(Scoreboard)

Hall of Fame Game…..
..Bears-L-Ravens..(17-16)…Robert Griffin (7-11) 59-Passing for Ravens…Rookie QB-Lamar Jackson (4-10) passing….Bears defense had 8-sacks in game…ugly game….4-interceptions…6-fumbles…12-combined QB sacks. ….

(Ceremonies)-Induction ceremonies on Saturday
..Bobby Beathard..Built 4-Super Bowl winning teams..former GM-Chargers
..Ray Lewis..17 year veteran…517-tackles with Ravens
..Randy Moss..982 receptions-156 TDs…Vikings superstar.
..Terrell Owens..1,078 catches-153 TDs…starred 49ers-Eagles-Cowboys
..Brian Urlacher…22-interceptions-41 sacks…Bears linebacking star
..Brian Dawkins..37-interceptions career with Eagles
..Robert Brazile..27-takeaways with Houston Oilers.
..Jerry Kramer…legendary OT-Green Bay Packers-2 Super Bowl rings.

(NFL)

NFL Network terminates Marshall Faulk-Heath Evans-sexual harassment…brings to 7-number of on air staff fired.

(Roster Moves)

Tennessee…Bringing in FA-S’s …Eric Reid-49ers..Mike Mitchell-Steelers..Ken Vacarro-Saints for workouts.

Patriots..Sign FA-WR-Eric Decker…ex-Jets-Broncos-Houston
Patriots..Sign FA-FB-Henry Poggi-ex Raiders
Colts..Sign FA-Nick Callender-ex Seahawks
Eagles..Sign FA-LB-Otha Peters-ex-Washington
Arizona..Sign FA-DE-Cap Capi-ex Buffalo

Bengals..Release WR-Brandon LaFell-had 52-receptions last year

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(Camp Notes)

Carolina…Panthers want RB-Christian McCaffre to have 200-touches this year catching and running the ball.

Bills..QB-AJ McCarran moved to starters job ahead of Nathan Peterman.

Browns…Move OG-Joel Bitoni to LT to replace retired Joe Thomas.

Denver..QB-Case Keenum-no interceptions in 11-workouts

Chiefs..Coach Andy Reid says not worried about Pat Mahomes interceptions.in workouts-has to be aggressive…don’t want ‘check down quarterback’.

Rams..President Kevin Demoff says holdout DT-Aaron Donald is ‘outpricing himself’…Rams refuse to pay 20M a year salary.

Seahawks…Refusing to re-negotiate (8.5M) salary S-Earl Thomas.

Browns….Coach Hue Jackson lost both his mother and brother with illnesses in the last 11-days.

Jets..LB-Dylan Donahue confirms he spent 30-days in alcohol rehab center after 2nd DUI arrest in spring…Plea bargained guilty on Wednesday….faces NFL discipline.

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(Injuries)

Tennessee…lose S-Jon Cyprien for year with torn ACL
Lions..activate LB-Derek Kennard from PUP list.
Colts..activate S-Malik Hooker from PUP
Browns..actrivate OT-Greg Robinson from PUP.

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(College)

Ohio State…Columbus Dispatch reports police were called to home of former WR-coach Zach Smith 9-times from 2012-to-2018 on domestic marital incidents….Smith was fired last month after it became public about incidents with divorced wife….was investigating for assualt-stalking-harrassment…..Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer was removed as head coach pending investigation of possible coverup knowledge of incidents dating back to Smith employment at Florida.

Ohio State…Cancels Buckeyes media day and prohibits access to coaches and players in wake of Meyer discipline action.

Coaches Poll…..1-Alabama ranked 1st with 61-of-65 votes….2-Clemson…3-Ohio State…4-Georgia…..5-Oklahoma….6-Washington…..USC was preseason ranked 15th…no other schools in Top 25.

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……….(Basketball)……..

Milwaukee Bucks…Release veteran G-Brandon Jennings…former 1st round pick…been with 5-teams.

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………(Hockey)…….

Calgary…buys out contract F-Troy Brouwer.

Las Vegas…Golden Knights 43-goal scorer William Karlsson asks for 6.5M in arbitration…Knights offered 3.5M.

Chicago…D-Gristov Forsling to miss 4-months with wrist surgery.

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………(General)………

PGA Golf….Bridgestone-at-Firestone-Akron…..Ian Poulter shoots 8-under (62) for first round lead….(63) Ricky Fowler….(64) Jon Rahm….(65) Jason Day-Rory McIlroy….(66) Tiger Woods-Phil Mickelson.

NASCAR….Runs this weekend at Watkins Glen.

Formula 1…Indy Car….have weekend off.

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