Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Monday

Posted by on September 7th, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

…….(Baseball)…………

Padres-W-Athletics (5-3)…Fernando Tatis 2R-HR…Garrett Richards 9-strikeout outing…retired 13-in row…..San Diego (25-17)…A’s (23-14)..Friars win 2-of-3 in Oakland.

Padres-Rockies…Open homestand Monday night…Dinelson Lamet (2-1)-vs-Kyle Freeland (2-1).

Padres..DL-P-Luis Perdomo-forearm tenderness
Padres..Examine C-Luis Campusano-hand soreness…place on DL-sprained wrist.

Padres..P-Chris Paddack-struggles continue…last 5-starts (24-inn..19R-30H-6W-6HR)..6.84-ERA….Club looking at video to see if he is ‘tipping his pitches’

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Dodgers-Colorado….Late Sunday night game tied (2-2) at Press time…LA (30-11) on season.

Dodgers….Off day on Monday

Dodgers..P-Joe Kelly throws another bullpen…still not at velocity he wants.

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Angels-W-Houston (9-5)…..Anthony Rendon 2R-HR….Astros hit 3HRs in game..Halos (15-25)….Astros (21-17)….

Angels…Off day on Monday.

Angels..Activate C-Max Stassi from DL.
Angels..2B-Luis Regfito-thumb injury
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(Scoreboard)

Tampa Bay-W-Miami…Hunter Renfroe HR for Tampa…Rays (28-13)..

Cleveland-W-Milwaukee…Shane Bieber 10-strikeout game…Carlos Santana RBI single…RBI-double..Tribe (25-16)..

Twins-L-Tigers…Detroit hits 3HRs in win..Minnesota (25-17)..

Cubs-L-Cardinals…Paul Goldschmidt 3R-HR…for St L…Cubs (23-18)..

Atlanta-W-Washington..Freddie Freeman Grand Slam HR…Braves (24-16)

Phillies-L-Mets…NY erupts for 14-runs..Peter Alonso HR-2RHR..Mets hit 5-HRs

Reds-L-Pirates..Buccos score 2-runs on errors

Giants-W-Arizona..Brandon Belt-Dom Solano HRs for SF

Yankees-L-Orioles..Baltimore scores 4R early off Masahiro Tanaka…NY lost 5-of-6

Blue Jays-W-Boston…Toronto scores 6R in 5th..Boston now (14-28)

Texas-L-Seattle..Kyle Seager 2R-HR…Kyle Lewis HR

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(Roster Moves)

Mets..DFA-OF-Billy Hamilton
Cubs..DFA-OF-Stephen Souza
Cubs..Release P-Jharel Totton

Toronto..Release P-SamGaviglio

Rockies..Sign FA-P-AJ Ramos-ex Cubs
Cubs..Sign FA-P-Pedro Strop
Seattle..Sign FA-P-Casey Sadler-ex Cubs
Orioles..Sign FA-P-Carson Fulmer-ex Pirates

Mets..Callup P-Erasmo Ramirez

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(Injuries)

Arizona..Activate P-Madison Bumgarner from DL-back issues

Washington..OF-Juan Soto-wrist issue
Houston..DL-2B-Jose Altuve-sprained knee
Twins..DL-OF-Max Keplar-oblique
Twins..DL-C-Alex Avila-back
Marlins..OF-Harold Ramirez-hamstring injury
Marlins..DL-P-Elieser Hernandez-shoulder lat injury
Royals..OF-Jorge Soler-oblique
Blue Jays..2B-Teo Hernandez-rib cage injury
Tigers…DL-OF-Nico Goodrum-oblique
Phillies..DL-OF-Jay Bruce-quad injury..OF-Roman Quinn-concussion
Rockies..DL-P-Jon Gray-shoulder
Orioles–DL-OF-Anthony Santander-oblique
St Louis..DL-P-Kwang Kim-kidney issue-hospitalized
Pirates..DL-OF-Anthony Alford-fractured elbow

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(MLB)

Lou Brock….Legedary St-Louis Cardinals outfielder passes away (81Y)….had record 938-stolen bases in career…(3,023) hits….Came to Cardinals in one of most lopsided trades in history with Cubs getting P-Ernie Broglio.

Washington..GM-Mike Rizzo given 3Y-contract extenson.

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…………(Basketball)…………..

(Playoff Scoreboard)

Lakers–W-Houston (117-109)….Lakers blow 21 point lead…rally to dominate in 4th quarter….LeBron James-Rajon Rondo hit key jumpers in final minute to stunt Houston comeback…..Lakers won despite Houston hitting on 22-3’s in game….Russell Westbrook had (4-17) shooting night…Houston turned ball over 17-times…..Series tied (1-1)…

Lakers-L-Houston (112-97)…James Harden scored (36)…Rockets 3-guards combined (83P)….Lakers were coming off 6-days rest while Rockets had grinded thru 7-game series with Oklahoma City..

Miami-L-Milwaukee (118-115) OT…Kris Middleton (36P)….scored 21P in 3rd quarter after Giannis Antetokounmpo reinjured ankle…Middleton hit 3-point shot then 2-free throws in final minute of overtime……Bucks avoid elimination…..Heat lead series (3-1)

Clippers-L-Denver (110-101) on Saturday…Denver jumped to 19-point lead in opening quarter…hit 15-3’s in upset win…Held Kawhi Leonard to (4-17) shooting….Series tied (1-1) heading to Monday game.

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(NBA)

Houston..GM-Daryl Morley says team wants to sign Coach Mike D’Antoni to a contract extension.

Brooklyn…Nets hire legendary G-Steve Nash as head coach….he interviews longtime Dallas star Dirk Nowitzki for assistant job.

Denver..Coach Mike Malone upset at NBA for not allowing families of coaches to come to NBA bubble in Orlando….Players families arrived on Friday.

Portland….Police investigate Blazers player Trevor Ariza for violating ‘restraining order’ from family for possible abuse of 12-year old child.

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(College Basketball)

San Diego State…Coach Brian Dutcher signs (6Y-7.9) contract extension…becomes highest paid coach in Mountain West Conference….is (73-26) with Aztecs….Contract contains additional bonus clauses
..50,000-Conference title
..25,000-NCAA Tourney berth
..10,000-NIT Tourney berth
..25,000-Finish in Top 15 in college polls
..15,000-Wins over Power 5-Conference schools…

San Diego State…Former coach Smokey Gaines passed away (80Y)…Brought Aztecs to Division 1-status with Michael Cage-Tony Gwynn….won (112G) in his 8-years at SDSU…took Aztecs to NIT and NCAA tourney….Played with Harlem Globetrotters…Played in ABA-Kentucky Colonels-then got into coaching at U-Detroit with Dick Vitale..

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……………….(Football)…………………

Chargers…Sign WR-Keenan Allen (4Y-80M) extension…has (524R-34TD) in career.

Chargers…C-Mike Pouncey slated to return to practice…has missed 5-workouts in row with undisclosed injury…was coming off neck surgery.

Chargers…Roster Cut to 53-man limit…Cuts include:
..OT-Trent Scott-started last year
..WR-Darius Jennings
..LB-Malik Jefferson
..OG-Ryan Groy

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(NFL Roster Moves)

Lions..Sign FA-RB-Adrian Peterson-cut by Washington..has (14,225R-111TD)
Titans..Sign FA-DE-Jadaveon Clowney-ex Seattle (1Y-15M)
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-QB-Josh Rosen-ex Miami
Steelers…Sign FA-QB-Josh Dobbs-ex Jaguars
Steelers..Sign FA-S-Sean Davis-ex Redskins
Carolina..Sign FA-OT-Trent Scott-ex Chargers
Carolina..Sign FA-CB-Rasul Douglas-ex Eagles
Carolina..Sign FA-WR-Shareef Miller-ex Eagles
Bears..Sign FA-DE-Mario Edwards-ex Raiders-Saints
Giants..Sign FA-S-Adrian Colbert-ex Miami
Eagles..Sign FA-RB-Jason Huntley-ex Lions
Rams..Sign FA-LB-Justin Hollins-ex Denver
Seattle..Sign FA-LB-DeAndre Walker-ex Titans
Browns..Sign FA-DE-Joe Jackson-ex Dallas
Browns..Sign FA-DT-Vince Taylor-ex Bills
Dallas..Sign FA-WR-Malik Turner-ex Packers
Dallas..Sign FA-CB-Brandon Carr-ex Chiefs
Miami..Sign FA-WR-Antonio Callaway-ex Browns

Jaguars…Workout FA-RB-Devonta Freeman-ex Falcons
Eagles..Workout FA-OT-Cordy Glenn-ex Bengals-Bills
Packers..Workout FA-WR-chester Rogers-ex Colts
Packers…Workout FA-WR-Devin Smith-ex Jets
Dallas..Workout FA-S-Brandon Carr-ex Chiefs

Denver-Cincinnati…Trade..Broncos deal DT-Chris Covington to Bengals for LB-Austin Calitro

Raiders-Miami..Oakland deals WR-Lynn Bowden and #6 pick for Dolphins #4 pick…Raiders gave up on Bowden-who was 3rd round pick out of Kentucky.

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(NFL Roster Cuts)….Top names cut as teams got to 53-man limit

Arizona..WR-Andre Patton..RB-DJ Foster
Atlanta..WR-Laquon Treadwell..QB-Kurt Benkert..QB-Kyle Lauletta..S-JJ Wilcox
Baltimore..KR-Kenyon Barner..QB-Tyler Huntley..OG-Parker Ehringer
Buffalo..WR-Andre Roberts..QB-Davis Webb..WR-Duke Williams
Carolina..WR-Cam Phillips..WR-Darrell Stewart..WR-Tommy Lewis
Chicago..QB-Tyler Bray…K-Cairo Santos
Cincinnati..QB-Brandon Allen
Cleveland..QB-Garrett Gilbert..RB-Dontrell Hilliard..DE-Chad Thomas
Dallas..S-HaHa Dix..CB-CJ Goodwin…LB-Justin March
Denver..LB-Todd Davis..QB-Brett Rypien..OT-Jake Rogers
Detroit..WR-Geremy Davis..QB-David Blough..RB-Jon Williams
Green Bay..WR-Jake Kumerow..LB-Tim Williams
Houston..WR-Keke Coutee
Indianapolis..FB-Roosevelt Nix..WR-Artavis Scott..QB-Chad Kelly..K-Chase McLaughlin
Jaguars..QB-Mike Glennon..QB-Josh Dobbs..LB-Parry Nickerson..OT-Ryan Pope
Kansas City..QB-Matt Moore..QB-Jordan Ta’amu..S-Adrian Colbert..DE-Breeland Speaks
Miami..QB-Josh Rosen..WR-Chester Rogers
Minnesota..QB-Jake Browning..DT-David Moa
New England..WR-Mo Sanu..RB-Lamar Miller..WR-JJ Taylor
New Orleans..DE-Margus Hunt..WR-Ben Fowler..LB-Anthony Chickello..DE-Mario Edward
Giants..WR-Donte Moncrief..CB-Brandon Williams..QB-Cooper Rush
Jets..LB-James Burgess..QB-David Fahls..QB-Mike White..C-Jon Harrison
Raiders..S-Damarius Randall..CB-Prince Amukamara..RB-Theo Riddick..DE-Datone Jones..DT-Chris Smith…LB-Kyle Wilbur
Philadelophia..CB-Trevor Williams..DT-TY McGill..CB-Sidney Jones..CB-Rasul Douglas
Pittsburgh..QB-Paxton Lynch..WR-Ryan Switzer..QB-Devlin Hodges..RB-Wendell Smallwood
Rams..K-Lirum Hajrullah…RB-John Kelly..QB-Bryce Perkins..LB-Derrick Moncrief
San Fancisco..S-Jamar Taylor..WR-Kevin White..LB-Dion Jordan..S-Jon Cyprien..CB-Dontae Johnson..C-Hronnis Grasu
Seattle..DE–Shaq Griffen..WR-Paul Richadson..QB-Anthony Gordon..QB-Dan Etling
Tampa Bay..DT-Kyle Love..C-AQ Shipley..DT-Kyle Love
Tennessee..QB-Trevor Siemian..RB-Jeremy McNichols
Washington..RB-Adrian Peterson..S-Aaron Colvin..OG-Josh Garnett..S-Sean Davis

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(Teams)

Dallas..NFL-reinstates DE-Randy Gregory from 3Y-drug suspension
Bears..Name Mitch Trubisky as starting QB..Nick Foles to backup

Washington..QB-Alex Smith makes final roster-after missing 2-years with shattered leg..had 17-surgeries because of bone damage and infection.

Bills..Sign CB-Tre White (4Y-70M) extension
Houston..Sign QB-Deshaun Watson ((4Y-150M)

NFL-Union..Reach agreement to continue Daily Covid Testing for the season..Will also install special Sunday morning Pre-game tests for false positives.

NFL..confirms test results final 2-weeks August….(58,397-tests)…0 positives
Colts..announce (2,500) fans per game at home
Browns-Bengals..will allow (6,000-) fans per game
Dallas..Still working on seating plan for hopefully 50% capacity

Washington…Lawyers representing 20-cheerleaders preparing lawsuit for Voyeur Video put together by staff members.

Washington..NFL orders owner Daniel Snyder to not use ‘private investigators’ to harass women about their employment time with Redskins franchise.

Houston..Greg Montgomery-longtime punter Texans-Ravens..passed away (55Y).

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(College Football)

Utah..will furlough entire Athletic Deptarment staff this month…shortfall 60M in revenues
Michigan..Coach Jim Harbaugh takes part  in protest over cancellation Big 10-season
Tennessee..Cancels Saturday scrimmage…44-players out in covid quarantine
TCU-SMU…Game cancelled..covid outbreak on TCU campus..over 400-infected

ESPN-Kirk Herbstriet-weeps on pregame show talking about social unrest in USA…”we don’t know what its like to be black…we have to understand them”

USC..shutdown off season workouts on August 26th…will evaluate on Tuesday when return practices.

Lou Holtz…will be awarded ‘Medal of Freedom’ by President Trump

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……………..(Hockey)……………

(Playoff Scoreboard).

Las Vegas-L-Dallas (1-0)…Journeyman G-Anton Khudobin 25-saves…John Klingberg scores goal on 1st shot of game…Stars lead series (1-0) in opening game Western Conference series….

(Schedule)

NY Islanders-Tampa Bay…Game 1-Eastern Conference finals-Monday…Lightning confirm C-Steven Stamkos not cleared to play with continue core injury problems.

Vancouver…G-Thatcher Demko praised for play for Canucks…final 3-games of playoffs…allowed just 2-goals in 123-shots…had (.983) save percentage.

St Louis..fires assistant coach Marc Savard

Washington….Capitals interview Mike Babcock-ex head coach Leafs-Wings-Ducks for vacant head coaching job.

Arizona..interview Sean Burke for vacant GM job..20-year playing career as goalie…served as scout…Assistant GM….head of Hockey Canada.

LA Kings..send LW-Carl Grundstrom to Sweden to start season.
LA Kings..send D-Jacob Moverare to Sai Pai-Sweden.

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…………..(General)…………….

PGA…Fed X-Cup-East Lake-Atlanta..Red-hot Dustin Johnson picks up 3-birds on front nine pulls away from Xander Schaufele-…adds 3-birdies on back nine…finishes (-19)….Schaufele-Justin Thomas tie for 2nd (-14)…Jon Rahm faded on Sunday….Johnson wins 15M first prize.

US Open Tennis….Serena Williams rallies from behind to beat Sloan Stephens to move to quarterfinals….#1-seed Novak Djokovic disqualified after he hits ball towards stands in anger that hit a female line judge.

NASCAR…Darlington 400..Kevin Harvick takes lead with 13-laps to go when leaders Martin Truex-Chase Elliott both hit wall fighting for first place…Harvick 8th win of season.

Indy Car…Off weekend

Formula 1-Italian Grand Prix-Monza…Surprise winner…Team Alpha-Pierre Gasley wins race when Lewis Hamilton is hit with a (;10) penalty for pit violation at end of race…given stop-and-go penalty

Kentucky Derby…Authentic leads from start to finish…holds off strong late race challenge  from Tiz-the-Law…AP Honour finishes 4th…Bob Baffert wins 6th Derby in career.

NCAA…Tom Jernstedt…40-year veteran employee-who helped run March Madness…passes away.

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