Best 15 Minutes in Sports—Monday

Posted by on September 23rd, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

……….(BASEBALL)……….

Padres…Fire Manager Andy Green after 4-straight losing seasons…(274-366) record…Firing came 12-hours after dreadful loss to Arizona on Friday night…Fans booed Green for the first time in his managerial career in midst of making pitching change….GM AJ Preller said the club was regressing and not making improvement after getting to All Star break (45-45) but team is (69-86) since and (25-41) since All Star break..

Padres…Managerial list of candidates include soon to retire Giants manager Bruce Bochy…former 19-year Angels manager Mike Scosia…ex Texas manager Ron Washington…Longtime player-now Cubs coach Mark Loretta…Moises Alou-coach in Padres farm system.

Padres….Players say bad season should be blamed on them….Eric Hosmer..”We did not produce”….Manny Machado…”We need to add pieces”….Craig Stammen….”Lots of things went wrong-not on Green’……Kirby Yates…’Manager not to blame”

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Padres-W-Arizona (6-4)…Sam Mejia-Bream 2R-HR in 10th..Padres win game..just 2nd win in last 11-games…Team is (70-86) on season.

Padres…Off day on Monday-Dodgers come in for final 3-home games of schedule.

Padres..P-Jacob Nix..shoulder discomfort returns after rehab start..shutdown for rest of season.

Padres…P-Elias Batista-suspened 72G-for positive steroid test in Dominican Republic summer league.

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Dodgers-W-Colorado (7-4)…Cody Bellinger Grand Slam HR…Hyun-JIn Ryu HR…….LA (100-56)…won 8-of-12 ..Rockies (67-89).

Dodgers…Off day on Monday

Dodgers…P-Rich Hill goes thru final bullpen session..Cleared to start on Tuesday in San Diego…MRI showed he had scar tissue issue in knee..not ligament problem…will pitch with knee brace.

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Angels-L-Astros (13-5)..George Springer 3HRs-4RBIs…Justin Verlander wins 20th game…….Halos (70-86)…..but have lost 20-of-27….Astros (102-54)….

Angels…Off day on Monday.

Angels…Broadcaster Mark Langston remains hospitalized in Houston after suffering what appeared to be cardiac or a mini stroke….Medics gave CPR and saved his life.

Angels..OF-Justin Upton receives Plasma Platelet injection in knee-missing rest of season.

Angels..OF-Mike Trout undergoes surgery for damaged nerve in foot-will make full recovery.

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(Scoreboard)

Cubs-L-Cardinals…Paul Goldschmidt RBI double in 9th….St Louis won 8-of-11..Cubs lose 5th straight 1-run game because of bullpen problems.

Indians-W-Phillies…Franmil Reyes 2R-HR…Tribe won 10-of-13

Yankees-W-Toronto…Luis Severino 9K-in-5innings….NY (102-55) record…Jays (67-93)

Mariners-L-Orioles…Chris Davis late inning HR…Seattle (66-90)….Orioles (51-105)

Tampa Bay-L-Boston…Christian Vasquez 3R-HR…Rays won 11-of-16…Bosox lost 9-of-14

White Sox-L-Detroit…Tigers hit 4HRs in win…Sox (68-87)….Tigers (46-109)

Mets-W-Reds…Mike Conforto 3R-HR…NY won 9-of-13….Reds won 6-of-10

Washington-L-Miami…Marlins 4R-in 7th…Nats won 7-of-11….Marlins (54-101)

Braves-L-Giants…Evan Longoria 2RBIs..Atlanta (96-61)…Won 16-of-23..

Brewers-W-Pirates…Eric Thames 2HRs..Milwaukee won 15-of-17…Buccos (65-91)

Twins-W-Royals…Miguel Sano 2HRs..Nelson Cruz 400th HR of career..Minnesota (96-56)….KC (57-100)

A’s-L-Rangers…Texas hits 5HRs in win…Athletics won 12-of-15…(94-62) on season.

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(MLB)

Miami…Manager Don Mattingly gets 2-year contract extension..(272-366) in Miami.

Cubs..Chicago Tribune column blames President Theo Epstein with failing to build on Cubs legacy and failing in fixing pitching staff or upgrading farm system.

Baltimore…Fired scouts say new GM-Mike Elias had no communication skills with the staff he inherited…Elias fired 11-front office execs-scouts earlier this month.

Dodgers…Andrew Friedman contract as VP-Baseball Operations expiring…no extension yet despite 5-straight NL West titles.

Yankees..P-Domingo German will not pitch rest of season and spot on playoff roster in doubt after slapping girlfriend in argument at a charity function…incident witnessed by MLB officials from Commissioners Office.

A’s..P-Frankie Montas reinstated after 80-game suspension for PED abuse.

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(Injuries)

Red Sox..P-David Price to have surgery for cyst on wrist.
Arizona..3B-Ketel Marte-stress fracture of back-season ending
Reds..OF-Nick Senzel-surgery-torn labrum
Yankees..3B-Gleyber Torres-hamstring injury slipping on wet grass.
Cardinals…2B-Kolten Wong-hamstring issue
Brewers..OF-Lorezo Cain-ankle
Phillies..SS-Jean Segura-hamstring
Red Sox..1B-Mike Chavis-reinjures oblique for 3rd time this yea
Astros..Activate P-Brad Peacock from DL
Indians..P-Brad Hand throws 1st bullpen in 10-days-had fatigued shoulder

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(Roster Move)

Blue Jays…Sign FA-2B-Breyvic Valera-ex Yankees.

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………..(FOOTBALL)…………

Chargers-L-Texans (27-20)…QB-DeShaun Watson throws 53Y-TD pass to TE-Josh Akins on broken play in 4th quarter capping furious comeback in Houston win…Texans defense stops Chargers on downs at 34-yard line with (:11) left in game….Bolts let (17-7) lead get away in 2nd half…Houston ran off 20-points in a row in 2nd half of game…Bolts went 5-possesions in 2nd half without scoring a TD…Chargers fall to (1-2) on season.

..Philip Rivers (318P)-took 5-sacks-8 hits-6-pressures
..WR-Keenan Allen (13R-183Y) receiving
..QB-Deshaun Watson (3512P-3TD-1 Fumble)…took 1-sack..12-pressures..6-hits
..DE-JJ Watt 2-QB sacks..2-tackles for losses…3-pressures
..WR-Travis Benjamin dropped game tying TD pass in end zone in 4th quarter
..Chargers self destructed with penalties..OG-Dan Feeny holding call wiped out TD run
..CB-Desmond King facemask penalty negated Bolts interception
..Anthony Lynn lost time out on 2nd half challenge of non pass interference call
..Rookie S-Ron Teamer gave up 6-receptions-2 TDs in loss
..Chargers defense allowed Tis-Josh Akins-David Fells to (8R-122Y)
..OT-Trent Scott gave up key QB sack..took penalty..got beat once
..OG-Dan Feeney gave up sack-took 2-penalties and got beat once
..OT-Sam Tavi gave up key sack
..Rivers fumbled at own 30-leading to TD drive
..Chargers had 12-plays Plus 10-yards..only 2-plays Plus 20.
..Texans had 15-plays Plus 10…and big plays of 30-38-36-39-53 yards in win.

Chargers…K-Michael Badgley-suffers setback with groin injury on Friday…discomfort on Saturday.

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(Scoreboard)

Chiefs-W-Ravens (33-28)..QB-Patrick Mahomes (374P-3TD)…WR-Mecole Hardman 83Y-TD catch…QB-Lamar Jackson (267P-46R) in loss..KC now (3-0)..Ravens (2-1)

Broncos-L-Packers (27-16)..Aaron Rodgers (235P-TD)..Packers defense 6-sacks-3-takeaways…Joe Flacco (213P)..RB-Phil Lindsey (130APY) in loss…Broncos (0-3)..Green Bay (3-0)…Denver defense 0-sacks-0 takeaways in 3-losses.

Raiders-L-Vikings (34-14)..Kirk Cousins (174P-TD)_..RB-Dalvin Cook (110R)…Vikings rush for (211Y)…QB-Derek Carr (242P-2TD-Int-4 Sacks) in loss…TE-Darren Waller (13R-148Y) for Raiders…Oakland (1-2) on season.

Rams-W-Browns (20-13)…QB-Jared Goff threw 6Y-11Y-TD passes to Cooper Kupp…Goff (269P-2TD-2 Int-Fumble-2 sacks)…..Kupp (11R-102Y)….Brandon Cooks (8R-112Y)….Baker Mayfield (195P) TD-Int-3 Sacks.

Saints-W-Seattle (33-27)…Saints score on Deontae Harris 53Y-PR-TD…Von Bell 33Y-FRec-TD…Ted Bridgewater (175P-2TD)….Seahawks Russel Wilson (406P-2TD) in loss.

Patriots-W-Jets (30=-14)…Tom Brady (306P-2TD)…New England defense 5-sacks-Interception…Jets QB-Luke Falk (98P)…RB-Le’Veon Bell (18C-36Y)….Jets (0-12) on 3rd down.

Cowboys-W-Miami (31-6)…Dak Prescott (249P)..RB-Zeke Elliot (125R)..Amari Cooper 2-TD catches…Miami QB-Josh Rosen (200P) in loss…Miami outscored (133-16) this season in 3-games

Bills-W-Bengals (21-17)…Buffalo defense 4-takeaways…QB-Josh Allen (243P-46R) in win..QB-Andy Dalton (249P) in loss…Bills (3-0)…Bengals (0-3)

Falcons-L-Colts (27-24)….QB-Jacoby Brissett (310P-2TD)…Matt Ryan (304P-3TD) in loss..WR-Julio Jones (8R-128Y) for Atlanta

Eagles-L-Lions (27-24)…KR-Jamal Agnew 100Y-PR-TD…QB-Matthews Stafford (201P-TD)….Carson Wentz (259P-2TD) in loss….Lions defense 2-fumble recoveries-3 sacks…Detroit (2-0-1) start …Eagles 3-offensive pass interference penalties.

Carolina-W-Arizona (38-20)…QB-Kyle Allen (261P-4TD)…RB-Christian McCaffrey 78Y-TD run….Cardinals QB-Kyler Murray 173P-69R) but took 8-sacks in loss…Arizona (0-2-1) record.

Steelers-L-49ers (24-20)..QB-Jim Garoppolo (277P-TD-2 Int)…Niners (161R)….Mason Rudolph (174P)-TD in loss…Juju Smith 76Y-TD catch…Pittsburgh off to (0-3) start.

Giants-W-Tampa Bay (32-31)…Rookie QB-Daniel Jones (336P-2TD-2 Fumbles-5 sacks)..runs for 2-TDs also in first start….TE-Evan Engram 75Y-TD catch for NY…Bucs QB-Jameis Winston (380P-3TD-4 sacks) in loss.

Bears-Redskins…Monday Night Football.

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(NFL)

Antonio Brown…Continued twitter-Instagram attacks on NFL..Robert Kraft…Demanded NFL file a grievance on his behalf to collect his 9M-roster bonus that was due on Saturday …Patriots released him a day before Bonus due…Brown wrote
..’Owners can void guaranteed contracts illegally”.
…Mocked Kraft for his prositution arrest in Florida.
…Brought up Ben Roethlisberger suspension on sexual battery case a decade ago ….
…Says he will never play football again.

NFL…Confirms it made intimidating texts sent by Antonio Brown threatening 2nd woman in sexual assault case available to Patriots before New England decided to release player

Union…Says it will file grievance against Patriots saying the minute he played he earned 9M guaranteed bonus in contract he signed…..Patriots say Brown violated morals clause in contract by trying to intimidate woman in sex assault case.

New England..Owner Robert Kraft ‘enraged’ when informed there was a 2nd sexual assault case out there and that Brown had tweeted about the woman who made allegations.

NFL…Met Friday with lawyers of 2nd woman who said she was confronted with sexual incident by Brown.

Jaguars..Owner Shad Khan says team will not trade S-Jalen Ramsey….wants to talk about restructuring contract of player.

Steelers…Coach Mike Tomlin says QB-Ben Roethlisberger has decided to rehab elbow injury and not need elbow surgery.

Giants..Coach Pat Shurmur cancels weekly talkshow appearance on WFAN-due to continued hosts criticism.

Barron Hilton..founder of LA Chargers franchise…Moved team to San Diego….1-of Founders of AFL…negotiatior of merger with NFL…passes away (91) in Beverly Hills.

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(Injuries)

Seahawks…RB-Rashard Penny-hamstring
Patriots..WR-Julian Edelman-rib injury
Bills..OG-John Feliciano-neck injury
Miami..WR-Alan Hurns-concussion
Denver..DE-Derek Wolfe-ankle
Raiders..CB-Marquel Lee-ankle..LG-Vontaze Burfect-elbow
Vikings..OG-Josh Kline-concussion…WR-Chad Beebe-ankle
Patriots..WR-Josh Gordon-finger..LB-Dont’a Hightower-shoulder
Lions..CB-Darius Slay-hamstring…DT-Mike Daniels-foot
Eagles..CB-Ron Darby-hamstring..OT-Andre Dillard-knee
Giants..RB-Saquon Barkley-ankle sprain

Eagles..IR-OG-Jordan Mailata-back injury…former star rugby player
Packers..IR-OG-Lane Taylor-bicep
Browns..IR-TE-David Njoku-broken wrist

Bears..K-Eddie Pinier-knee
Arizona..P-Matt Bosher-groin
Raiders..OT-Trent Brown-knee issues
Vikings..LB-Anthony Barr-groin..CB-Mackenzie Alexander-elbow
Jaguars..LB-Miles Jack put into concussion protocol
Colts..WR-TY Hilton-quad..RB-Marlon Mack-calf

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(Teams)

Browns..DE-Myles Garrett-fined 42,000 for 2-QB hits on Trevor Siemian-Jets
Bills..TE-Dawson Knox-fined 28,000-blindside block
Dallas…Fine DE-Demarcus Lawrence-roughing QB hit
Steelers..LB-Bud Dupree-fined 21,000-helmet hit

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(Roster Moves)

49ers..Sign FA-OT-Sam Young-ex Miami

Raiders..Workout WR-Brice Butler-ex Cowboys
Vikings..Workout WR-Jordan Matthews-ex Eagles

Miami..Release OT-Brian Witzmann

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(College)

Aztecs-L-Utah State (23-17)…Aggies QB-Jodan Love (283P-2TD)…Aggies get 3FGs…Ryan Agnew (281P-2TD) bring to rally team…WR-Kobe Smith (7R-102)….State trailed (23-3) tried to rally late in game.

USD-W-Harvard (31-23)..QB-Reid Stinnet (384P-3TD)…WR-Michael Bandy (8R-159i)…Stinnett threw TD passes 57-65Y in win.

UCLA-W-Washington State (67-63)…Bruins rally from 32-point deficit in game…QB-Dorian Robinson-Thompson (507P-5TD)…outdueled Cougars QB-Anthony Gordon (570P-9TD)…..Bruins-Cougars combined for (1,377) total offense in the game…Cougars turned ball over 6-times in loss..lost 4-fumbles..threw 2-interceptions.

USC-W-Utah (30-23)…3rd string QB-Matt Fink (351P-3TD) coming off the bench…WR-Michael Pittman (10R-232Y) in Friday night win.

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(Mountain West Conference)

Boise State-W-Air Force…QB-Hank Bachmeire (263P-2TD) in Broncos win.

Wyoming-L-Tulsa…QB-Zach Smith (354P-2TD)…Canes score 2-TDs final 5-minutes

New Mexico-W-New Mexico State..Lobos QB-Tevaka Tutti (355P-3TD)..Lobos-Aggies combined for (1,087Y) offense in (55-52)win.

Nevada-W-UTEP..Wolfpack QB-Chris Solano (182P-100R) in win

San Jose-W-Arkansas..Spartans QB-Josh Love (402P-2TD)…Razorbacks QB-Nick Starkel throws 5-interceptions…1st SJSU win against Power 5-team since 2006.

Fresno-W-Sacramento State..QB-Jorge Reyna (367P-2TD)

Colorado State-L-Toledo..Rockets (436Y) rushing…Rams QB-Pat O’Brien (405P) in loss in place of injured QB-Collin Hill.

Hawaii-W-Central Arkansas..QB-Cole McDonald (300P-4TD_

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(Pac 12)

Washington-W-BYU…AB-Jacob Eason (203P-TD)…Huskies RBs..(187R)

Cal-W-Ole Miss..QB-Chase Garbers (357P-4TD) in road win in Oxford.

Oregon-W-Stanford…Ducks QB-Justin Herbert (259P-3TD)

ASU-L-Colorado…Buffs QB-Steve Montez (337P-3TD)…Devils QB-Jayden Daniels (345P-2TD)…CU used field goal with (2:03) left to win game.

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(Top 10)

1-Clemson-W-Charlotte…Rigers (253Y) rushing

2-Alabama-W-Southern Mississippi..QB-Tua Tagovailoa (295P-5TD)…Tide (514Y) offense.

3-Georgia-W-7-Notre Dame…Dogs defense intercepts QB-Ian Book twice.

4-LSU-W-Vanderbilt..QB-Joe Burrow (398P-6TD)

5-Oklahoma-idle

6-Ohio State-W-Miami-Ohio..Buckeyes outgain Miami (601-130) in 76-5 win

8-Auburn-W-Texas AM…War Eagles (193R)

9-Florida-W-Tennessee..QB-Kyle Trask (293P-2TD)

10-Utah-L-USC…Trojans QB-Matt Fink (351P-3TD) coming off the bench.

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(College Notes)

Ohio State..Legendary Heisman Trophy RB-Howard “Hopalong” Cassidy passes (90Y)….starred in 1950s for Buckeyes…played in NFL for Detroit Lions…worked for 30Y as a scout for NY Yankees team.

Michigan…Growing unrest over Jim Harbaugh…Wolverines trailed Wisconsin (28-0) in 1st half…worst getting since 1958…..Harbaugh (4-15) vs ranked teams.

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…………..(BASKETBALL)………..

Dallas…Mavs owner Mark Cuban negotiations to give legendary star Dirk Nowitzki a front office job.

Houston..Sign FA-G-Thaso Sefalosha-ex Bulls-Toronto

NBA Board of Governors…Approve new ‘Discipline’ measures to stop NBA tampering…includes 10M fines for teams that tamper with players…1M fines for players who tamper;….right to strip teams of draft picks and to void contracts of players .

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……………(HOCKEY)……………..

Kings-Ducks…NHL preseason game on Monday night.

Kings-W-Vancouver…Rookie Jarret Anderson-Dolan scores 2G in Saturday win
Ducks-L-Arizona…Coyotes score 2-goals in overtime shootout win on Saturday.

Kings..SendF-Akil Thomas back to Niagra Falls-OHL
Kings..Send F-Sam Fagemo-back to Frolunda-Swedish Hockey League

Tampa Bay..Veteran D-Dan Girardi-retires afte 11-years in game
Las Vegas..Put D-Jaycob Megna on waivers-ex Gulls
Blues..Put D-Jake Dotchin on waivers-ex Gulls
Montreal…Lose F-Ryan Pohling-severe concussion
Montreal..F-Mike McCarron-out 6W-groin injury

San Diego Gulls…Open preseason camp in Anaheim…major roster cuts coming from parent Ducks team.

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…………(GENERAL)………..

NASCAR…Richmond 400…Martin Truex wins 2nd race in Points Championship playoff…..passed teammate Kevin Harvick with 25-laps to go to earn win

NASCAR…Funeral service for legendary NASCAR modified star Mike Stefanis-killed in plane crash last week on Rhode Island-Connecticut border

 

Indy Car…Leguna Seca Grand Prix…19Y-old rookie Colton Herta leads most of way for victory….Josef Newgarden wins the point championship

Indy Car…Announces Colton Herta will transfer next year to newly formed Andretti-Harding-Steinbrenner Auto sport team.

Formula 1…Singapore Grand Prix…Sebastian Vettle passed teammate Charles Leclerc after team asked Leclerc to give up the lead…Vettle gets 1st win of season.

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English Premier League

..Manchester United-L-West Ham (2-0)…Red Devils fall into 7th place…Marcus Ashford goes down with ankle injury.

..Manchester City-W-Watford (8-0)..Bernardo Silva 3G..City scores 5-goals in 1st half

..Tottenham-L-Leicester….Spurs give up game winner (85′)
..Liverpool-W-Chelsea…Roberto Firmino scores late in game
..Sheffield-W-Everton…Own goal costs Everton game
..Burnley-W-Norwich City..Chris Wood scores (10′-14′) mark
..Newcastle-Brighton…Scoreless tie
..Bournemouth-W-Southampton….Bournemouth moves into 3rd place
..Arsenal-W-Aston Villa..Pierre Aubcajeyang scores (84′)….Won despite playing shorthanded ¬†for 54-minutes.
..Wolverhampton-Tie-Crystal Palace..Diego Jota scores (95′) for Wolves

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