Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Monday

Posted by on April 19th, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

…..(Baseball)……

Padres-W-Dodgers (5-2)..Eric Hosmer RBI double-RBI single..Tommy Pham 2R-double triggers come from behind win…Corey Seager throwing error in 8th opens up door for 3-run rally….Dodgers ace Trevor Bauer (6inn-1R-3H-7K)…Blake Snell (67P) in three innings..Jake Cronenworth HR..Sunday…Padres (1–7)…Dodgers (13-3)-Best start in Dodgers history-tying record set in 1955….LA now (96-50) vs-Padres since 2013

Padres-L-Dodgers (2-0)..Justin Turner HR..Clayton Kershaw threw 2-hitter..Yu Darvish allowed 1-hit in Saturday game…Kershaw (22-7) vs Padres lifetime…(178-77) in his career…

Padres-L-Dodgers (11-6)..Electric 12-inning game on Friday..Dodgers scored 5R in 12th inning after Padres used 10-pitchers in game..Fernando Tatis 412′ HR..2B-Jake Cronenworth had to pitch in 12th inning.

Padres-Milwaukee..Monday game..Joe Musgrove-vs-Brandon Woodruff.

Padres..DL-P-Dan Altavilla-elbow issue
Padres..Move P-Matt Strahm to 60-day DL
Padres..Callup P-Nick Ramirez from AAA
Padres..P-Dinelson Lamet to throw bullpen session..could pitch Tues. Padres..C-Austin Nola-treatment for swelling in broken finger-expected to catch games this week in Peoria
Padres..Option OF-Tuco Marcano to AAA
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Dodgers-Seattle…Monday game…Dustin May-vs-Justus Sheffield
Dodgers..ÎL-2B-Gavin Lux-remains out wrist issue
Dodgers..OF-Cody Bellinger on DL with hairline fracture leg
Dodgers..Callup 2B-Sheldon Neuse from AAA
Dodgers..Activate P-Brusdar Graterol from DL
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Angels-Twins..Games Saturday-Sunday cancelled-4 Twins test Covid
Angels-Texas..Monday game..Jose Quintana-vs-Kohei Arihara
Angels..DFA-OF-Jon Jay
Angels..Callup OF-Scott Schleber-2B-Luis Refigno from AAA
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(Scoreboard)

Cubs-L-Braves..Atlanta led (13-3) at Press Time…Braves 6R-in 1st inning…6R in 6th.

Arizona-W-Washington..Madison Bumgarner (5inn-1R)..Christian Kelly HR for D-Backs

Cardinals-L-Phillies..Aaron Nola 10-strikeout shutout for Phila

Rays-W-Yankees..Tampa sweeps series..NY lost 5-in row..(5-10) record

Reds-L-Indians..Shane Bieber  13-strikeout game..Rob Perez 3RHR..Jordan Luplow 2RHR for Tribe

Giants-W-Marlins..Alex Wood 5-shutout innings-first start

Orioles-L-Texas..Brandon Lowe RBI single in 10th in 1-0 win

Brewers-L-Pirates..Colin Moran 3RHR-RBI single..Bryan Reynolds 2RHR in Bucs win

A’s-W-Tigers..Sean Murphy HR..A’s won 8-in row

Astros-L-Mariners..Ty France 2R-HR..Mitch Haniger 2R-triple

Blue Jays-L-Royals..Sal Perez 2RHR for KC..

Rockies-L-Mets..Marcus Stroman (8nn-1R)..Rockies fall (4-12)
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(Injuries)
Giants..DL-P-Jake McGee-Logan Webb-reaction to Covid shots
Giants..C-Buster Posey-xrays-bruised elbow
Washington..DL-Stephen Strasburg-shoulder
Washington..P-Luis Avilan-torn elbow ligament
Milwaukee..DL-OF-Christian Yelich-back
Yankees..DL-C-Gary Sanchez-2 finger injuries
Atlanta..DL-P-Sean Newcombe-shoulder
Atlanta..DL-OF-Ender Inciarte-ankle
Atlanta..DL-P-Drew Smyly-forearm
Toronto..DL-P-Ross Stripling-forearm
Toronto..DL-P-Jordan Romano-elbow
Cincinnati..OF Aris Aquino-surgery-hand
Arizona..DL-2B-Tim Locastro-finger

Twins..4-players positive test Covid
Twins..Manager Rocco Baldelli had false positive
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(Roster Moves)
Yankees..OF-Jay Bruce retires..Career (.244BA-125 HRs)
Arizona..DFA-P-Anthony Swarzak
Kansas City-Arizona..Royals trade OF-Nick Heath to D-Backs
Cubs..Option P-Pedro Strop to AAA
Reds..Activate P-Sonny Gray from DL
Indians..Option 1B-Ben Gamel to AAA
Atlanta..Callup P-Kyle Wright from AAA

St Louis..Callup OF-Scott Hurst
Texas..Activate P-Joely Rodriguez from DL
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(MLB Notes)
Mets..President Sandy Alderson under fire for hiring of 5-front officials who had history of sexual harassment..Former employees go public saying Human Resources Department became “Firewall” to protect ownership not protect employees.

Cardinals..Restructure contract 3B-Nolan Arenado to include 50M in deferred salaries payable thru 2041.

Braves..Hire Tyler Flowers-former catch-to work in analytics group

Yankees..Former P-Masahiro Tanaka gives up 2HRs in 4-innings in debut for Rakuten Eagles in Japan.

Mets..P-Jacob deGrom strikes out 9-in a row and 14 overall vs Rockies

Reds..Joey Votto turns triple play against Indians.
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…………(Football)………….

NFL…19-teams including Rams-Chargers-Patriots-Raiders-Chiefs-Tampa Bay-Steelers-Saints vote not to take part in OTA workouts in person during Covid outbreak.

NFL Union…DeMaurice Smith criticizes coaches for trying to bully players to come to facility for off season OTAs.

Rams..Lawyer for Pittsburgh man apologizes to DT-Aaron Donald saying he did not assault a man in bar fight-his friends did..Donald tried to come to man’s aid.

Jets..Police say no motive uncovered in probe of suicide-shootings that took life of S-Philip Adams…Killed 6-people and himself…Sister says Adams ‘mental health-degraded fast and badly’…’depression over how career ended’….’angry could not get help from NFL mental health program’.

NFL..Owners-Competition Committee..
..Will not vote on Sky Judge proposal this week.
..Will vote on giving Instant Replay official in both the right to communicate with officials on field on possible blown calls or no calls.
..Will not vote on 4th and 15 rule to replace onside kick
..Will vote on limiting 9-players on return team in return box
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(Roster Moves)
Browns..Release DT-Sheldon Richardson-clear 11M-Cap Space
Giants..Visit with FA-S-Jason McCourty-ex Patriots

Bears..Sign FA-WR-Maquise Goodwin-ex 49ers
Houston..Sign Fa-LB-DeMarcus Walker-ex Broncos
Houston..Visit with FA-OG-Nick Easton-ex Vikings
Bills..OT-Trey Adams-retires

Colts..Re-sign S-TJ Carrie
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(College Football)
NCAA..Apply 1-time Transfer rule in football-not have sit out year
Oregon..#1 draft pick Penei Sewell works out at LT-RT for teams
North Dakota State..QB-Trey Lance-2nd Pro Day on Monday

USD-L-Valpariso (20-19)…Toreros end season with (4-2) record…2-PATs blocked..allowed 95Y-kick return..had 15Y punt…QB-Mason Randall 2-Int…Finished season with 11-picks in 6-games…USD knocked from playoff race.

1AA Playoffs…Seedings announced for 16-team playoff
James Madison-vs-VMI
Davidson-vs-Jacksonville State
North Dakota State-vs-Eastern Washington
Sam Houston State-vs-Monmouth
Delaware-vs-Sacred Heart
Southern Illinois-vs-Weber State
South Dakota State-vs-Holy Cross
North Dakota-vs-Missouri State
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…………(Basketball)…………

Clippers-Minnesota…LA led (48-41) at Press time in 2nd quarter…LA (39-18)…Won 7-of-8

Lakers-vs-Utah..Monday night game…Lakers (35-22)

Lakers-W-Utah..Friday night (127-115)..Lakers won despite Jazz hitting 23-3 point shots…Jazz had to play without Donovan Mitchell-Rudy Gobert-Mike Conley with injuries

Lakers..C-Marc Gasol-fractured pinkie finger

Lakers..Cancel White House Visit because of Covid virus.

Boston..Celtics coach Brad Stevens rejected (10Y-70M) contract to take Indiana Hoosiers coaching job.

Utah..Legendary G-Dwayne Wade becomes part owner of Jazz team

Spurs..Fined 25,000 by league for violation of roster rules-rest players

Boston..Sign FA-F-Jabari Parker
Boston..Release F-Moritz Wagner
Clippers-Sign C-DeMarcus Cousins to 2nd 10-day contract
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(College Basketball)

Cincinnati..Hire Wes Miller head coach-ex UNC-Greensboro
Portland State..Promote Jase Coburn to Vikings head job
Texas Tech..Promoto Mark Adams to Red Raiders head job
North Texas State..Nelson Haggarty-key asst coach-killed auto accident…former star at Baylor

USC..7′-C Evan Mobeley filed for NBA draft (16P-8R-2BS) game
UCLA..Land F-Myles Johnson-Rutgers-as transfer
Syracuse..Lands Jimmy Boeheim-transfer Cornell (16P-5R) game
Duke..Lands F-Theo John-transfer from Maryland
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…………(Hockey)………….

Ducks-L-Las Vegas (5-2)…G-Marc Andre Fleury 32-saves in win…Mark Stone-goal and assist…Ducks now (14-25-7)..Sunday game

Kings-Colorado…Sunday game cancelled-Avalanche Covid issues

Vancouver..coach Travis Green confirms he became ill with serious Covid symptoms twice in 8-day span…Confirms Assistant coach, pregnant wife and 2-children were also infected.

Canucks-Maple Leafs..Vancouver played first game since March 24th..11-Vancovuer games cancelled by Covid outbreak

Colorado..NHL cancels games thru April 20th because of outbreak

Tampa Bay..Put star Steven Stamkos on longterm IR-reinjured core muscles
Buffalo..Lose G-Linus Ullmark-groin injury
Buffalo..Surgery LW-Kyle Okposo-will retire
Toronto..Leading scorer Austyn Matthews-remains out-wrist
Colorado..G-Phillip Grubauer-Covid issues
Vancouver..F-Elias Pettersson-re injured wrist in rehab

Detroit..Signs LW-Lucal Raymond-played in Sweden
Edmonton..Signs Dylan Holloway-F-UMichigan
Montreal..Calls up #1 pick-Cole Caufield from UWisconsin

Toronto.D-Zach Hyman-fined 5,000 for hi stick incident.

AHL..Postpones 3-Toronto Marlies games because of Covid issues

Gulls-L-Bakersfield (5-1)…Condors score 3-goals in 10-minutes in 3rd period..Gulls fall back into 2nd place in AHL-Pacific with (17-13) record.
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…………..(General)………….

Indy Car…Grand Prix of Alabama-Season Opening race…Alex Palou outruns Will Power-Scott Dixon to win first race of season in his first start for Chip Ganassi racing…Jimmie Johnson qualified 21st-started in 11th row in debut….ran steady finished 19th.

NASCAR…Richmond 400..Alex Bowman blew by Denny Hamlin on late race restart-hung on for win

Formula 1…Imola Grand Prix..Max Verstappen takes lead in 1st lap in rain..posts (:22) win over Lewis Hamilton…Hamilton crashed into wall..rallied from 9th place to finish 2nd.

Formula 1..Sign 10Y contract to stage Miami Grand Prix beginning in 2022.

Soccer…London Times reports 6-teams in English Premier League sign deal to form 20-team Euro Super League…Manchester City-Manchester United..Hot Spur..Chelsea…Arsenal..Liverpool…will join teams from Spain-France-Italy in new league beginning in 2023…Could be devastating to the Champions League playoffs.

English Premier League-Scoreboard:
..Manchester United-W-Burnley..Marcus Greenwood 2-goals
..Arsenal-Tie-Fulham..Gunners score in 97′
..Wolverhampton-W-Sheffield..Willan Jose scores in 59′
..Newcastle-L-West Ham..West Ham played shorthanded 54-minutes

..Liverpool-vs-Leeds on Monday

FA Cup-Semifinals:
..Manchester City-L-Everton..City upset (1-0) after Kevin DeBruyne leaves with ankle injury..Hakim Ziyelich game winner for Everton
..Leicester-W-Southampton..City posts (1-0) win to move to finals against Everton.

MLS..Possible major sanctions coming to Inter-Miami expansion team for 4-violations of ‘Salary Cap’.

MASL…San Diego Sockers win 1st league title…winning overtime game (2-1) vs Ontario Fury.

PGA…RBC Classic-Hilton Head
..Stewart Cinq (63-63) first two days-built 5-stroke lead…Coasted to easy win…Finished (-19) under par…Harold Varner in group (-15)

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