Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Monday

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………(Baseball)………..Padres-W-Cardinals (5-3)…San Diego sweeps 1st place St Louis in weekend series…Friars get 2-walks with bases loaded-leads to 4-run 4th inning and coast to win…P-Ryan Weathers (4inn-2R)…Dinelson Lamet (2inn-1H)….Padres (24-17) just half game out of first place….Sunday game

Padres-W-Cardinals (13-3)…Saturday Night..Tommy Pham 2R-HR..Ha Kim HR..Austin Nola 3RHR-2R single..

Padres-W-Cardinals (5-4)..Friday Night..St Louis pitchers give up 10-walks-hit 3 batters.

Padres-Rockies..Monday game..Yu Darvish-vs-Jon Gray

Padres..DL-P-Drew Pomeranz-shoulder impingement
Padres..Callup SS-Ivan Castillo from AAA
Padres..P-Mackenzie Gore (6inn-3R-8H) in second start El Paso
Dodgers-L-Miami..(3-2)…Adam Duvall 3RHR for Marlins to salvage one game of series…snap 4-game LA win streak…Dodgers (22-18)…..2-games out of first place..Sunday game

Dodgers-W-Miami..Trevor Bauer (10K-4inn) start..Saturday game
Dodgers-W-Miami..Max Muncy 3RHR..Friday game

Dodgers-Arizona..Monday pitchers-Walker Beuhler-Madison Bumgarner.

Dodgers..Lose SS-Corey Seager-fractured hand-hit by pitch Saturday night


Dodgers..Sign FA-1B-PH-Albert Pujols-ex Angels..was hitting (.198)..Angels will pay (29.4M) of his (30M) salary.

Dodgers-Tampa Bay..Acquire 1B-3B-OF-Yosh Tsutsugo from Rays..hitting (.187)

Dodgers..DL-OF-AJ Pollock-hamstring
Dodgers..Send OF-Cody Bellinger out on rehab assignment
Dodgers..P-David Price-throws full BP-test hamstring
Dodgers..Sign FA-P-Nate Jones-ex White Sox-Tigers-Mariners
Dodgers..Sign FA-OKF-Travis Blankenborn-ex Twins
Angels-W-Red Sox (6-5)..Shohei Ohtani 2R-HR with 2-outs in 9th..Sunday game..Halos (17-22)..have won only 4-of-last-14 games.

Angels-L-Boston (9-0)..Saturday..Xander Bogaerts 3RHR
Angels-L-Boston..Friday game..Hunter Renfroe 2RHR

Angels-Washington..Acquire P-Hunter Strickland (1.69-ERA)
Angels..Activate 3B-Anthony Rendon from DL-groin
Angels..DFA-OF-Jon Jay
Angels..Pushback Shohei Ohtani start-shoulder fatigue

Tampa-W-Mets..Manny Margot HR..Rays hit 3HRs in win
Twins-L-A’s..Matt Chapman 3H-3RBIs..A’s (25-17)..Twins (13-25)
Cubs-W-Tigers..Kyle Hendricks (8inn-0R)..Detroit (14-26)
Giants-W-Pirates..Alex Wood now (5-0)..SF (24-16)
Yankees-L-Orioles..Maikel Franco HR-3RBIs
Braves-L-Brewers..Dan Vogelbach 3RBIs..Avisail Garcia 2RHR
Royals-L-White Sox..Jose Abreu score win run on Wade Davis wild pitch
Astros-W-Rangers..Lance McCullers (6inn-0R)
Jays-W-Phillies..Vlad Guerrero-Bo Bichette-Marcus Semian HRs-Toronto
Rockies-Reds..Josh Fuentes 2R-double for Colorado
Arizona-Nationals..Yadiel Hernandez pinch hit HR for Washington
Indians-Mariners..JP Crawford 2R-single

Union..Files 500M-Grievance against MLB for invoking 60-game schedule last summer and forcing players to take 63%-paycut..Union had wanted 114-game schedule because of covid.

A’s..City of Oakland says it will continue to negotiate in good faith to find a way to come up with 890M to pay for infrastructure for new A’s Stadium…asks team not to shop itself around to other cities…Mayor asks for City Council vote on 12B-Developmental project proposed by A’s in July.

Phillies..Manager Joe Girardi and SS-Jean Segura get into shoving match in dugout after Segura commits 2-errors early in game.
(Roster Moves)

Seattle..Sign FA-P-David Huff-ex Indians-Giants-Yankees-Yakult
Reds..Sign FA-P-Michael Feliz-ex Pirates
Twins..Sign FA-2B-Daniel Descalso-ex Cubs-Cardinals
Braves..Sign FA-C-Jonathon Lucroy-ex Brewers-Rockies
Pirates..Sign FA-P-TJ Rivera-ex Mets
Toronto..Sign FA-P-Carl Edwards-ex Cubs-Braves-Padres
Yankees..Callup 2B-Ryan LaMarre

Braves..C-Ty Flowers-retires-neck issues
Milwaukee..Option P-Eric Lauer to AAA

Twins..Put OF-Jake Cave on 60-DL-back injury
Mariners..DL-1B-Try France-wrist
Mariners..DL-1B-Evan White-hip
Cardinals..DL-SS-Paul DeJong-fractured rib
Yankees..DL-OF-Aaron Hicks-wrist sheath tear
Blue Jays..P-David Phelps-serious lat strain
Yankees..OF-Giancarlo Stanton-quad injury
Cubs..DL-P-Alex Mills-back
Phillies..C-JT Realmuto-wrist issue
Phillies..OF-Bryce Harper-shoulder
Arizona..DL-P-Chris Devenski-sprained elbow
Arizona..DL-C-Carson Kelly-fractured toe
Tampa Bay..Activate 2B-Ji Man Choi-had knee issue
Twins..DL-P-Devin Smeltzer-elbow

Cubs..Activate 2B-Ian Happ-from DL
A’s..Activate OF-Chad Pinder from DL
Braves..Activate OF-Ender Inciarte

Washington..Send P-Stephen Strasburg out on rehab start
(College Baseball)

Aztecs-L-UNLV…Lose twinbill (14-5)..(11-10) on Saturday…Lose (8-1) on Sunday…swept by UNLV…have now lost 6-in row in conference…SDSU was starting 9-game road trip…Pitching staff complete collapse.

Lakers-New Orleans…Lakers led (93-83) midway thru 4th quarter at press time…LeBron James-Anthony Davis combined for (37P) in game .Season ending game…Lakers (41-30)…were tied with Portland for 6th place in Western Conference..heading into Sunday…but Lakers will wind up in 7th place with Blazers staying in 6th because of tiebreaker

Lakers…Will play Wednesday in NBA play-in game vs Golden State which finished in 8th place…1-game playin.

Lakers-W-Indiana..Saturday game..LeBron James (24P-8A-4R) in first game back from ankle issues.

Clippers-L-Oklahoma City (117-112)…LA rested both Kawhi Leonard-Paul George..had 7-players in double figures but Thunder pulled away in final 2-minutes of game…Sunday game…LA (47-25)

Portland-W-Denver…Blazers led (111-88) at Press Time in 4th quarter….Win gives them 6th place in standings..
Golden State-W-Memphis..Steph Curry (46P) including 9-3’s..Warriors finish (39-33) and wind up in 8th place qualify for play in game.
Utah-W-Sacramento…Jazz claim best record in Western Conference (52-20)


Clippers-L-Houston (122-115)..Rockets scored 73P-in first half.

Boston..GM-Danny Ainge says there will be roster changes after (35-35) season.

Utah..Activate G-Mike Conley for playoffs.
Miami..Sign FA-C-Omer Yartseven…(15P-9R) in “G-League”

TNT…Marv Albert announces retirement effective end of playoffs.

Hall of Fame..Emotional enshrinement of Kobe Bryant…His widow Vanessa gave acceptance speech:
..You did it
..You were not just an MVP
..You were an overachiever.
..You are a true champion.
..You are now an all time great

Chargers..Complete rookie minicamp..Coach Brandon Staley:
..Rashawn Slater..There is a look in his eyes..He is student of game..He is big and athletic..He showed us everything we scouted him for.
..Asante Samuel..Played with alot of energy..He has skills
..Josh Palmer..Big-strong-fast WR
..Camp..It was teaching weekend-Excited-Pleased-We want players comfortable and knowledgeable.

Packers..Open off season workouts on Monday-Aaron Rodgers not expected to attend.

Denver..NFL Union to file grievance over team decision to cut OT-JaWaun James-suffered torn Achilles while practicing away from facility..was owned 10M-salary this year…Club does not have to pay him because it was unsanctioned workout.

Chicago..Coach Matt Nagy viewed 3-days of workouts of 1st round draft pick Justin Fields-via tablet video..Nagy tested positive for covid.

Ravens..#1 pick-Rashad Bateman-‘Caught everything-everywhere’..JHarbaugh
Jaguars..#1 pick-Travis Etienne-‘Has elite WR skills’..Urban Meyer
Steelers..#1 pick-Najee Harris-‘Has all the pro traits’..Mike Tomlin
Tampa Bay..QB-Kyle Trask-‘Fantastic first weekend’..Bruce Arians
Houston..QB-Davis Mills-‘Has all NFL-QB traits’..David Culley

Houston…New coach David Culley..Refuses to answer 6-questions about status of QB-Deshaun Watson-facing 22-lawsuits for sexual misconduct.

Jaguars..Will limit QB-Trevor Lawrence to 30-throws a day while his left shoulder surgery rehab continues.

Tampa Bay..TE-OJ Howard-cleared full OTA workouts-coming off Achilles
Dallas..QB-Dak Prescott-cleared all workouts

Washington..Arbitrator rules Daniel Snyder must pay fired President-GM Bruce Allen-full termination pay…Snyder tried to cut his payout 50%.



NFL..Roster survey heading into camps:
..Rams have youngest team in league (24.6Y)
..Chargers are 6th youngest (24.8Y)
..Houston is oldest team in league (28.4Y)

NFL..Says when teams are fully vaccinated they will not have to wear masks in meetings or in faciltities..Hopes to lift mask ban when camps open mid-July.
(Roster Moves)

Chiefs-Vikings..Trade..KC acquires CB-Mike Hughes from Vikings for #6 pick

Colts..Release S-Rod Teamer
Packers..Sign FA-QB-Kurt Benkert-ex Falcons

Broncos..Sign FA-OT-Cam Fleming-ex Giants
Broncos..Release OT-JaWuan James-injured in outside workout

Bengals..Sign FA-QB-Eric Dungey-ex Syracuse


Giants..Workout FA-WR-Kelvin Benjamin-ex Carolina-Buffalo
Giants..Workout FA-RB-Corey Clement-ex Eagles
Giants..Workout FA-QB-Nathan Rourke-ex BC Lions-CFL
Giants..Release DE-Breeland Speeks

49ers..Workout FA-WR-Marquise Lee-ex Jaguars
Washington..Sign FA-S-Bobby McCain-ex Miami
(College Football)

Northwestern..AD-Mike Polisky-resigns 10-days after accepting job..came under criticism for mishandling racism and sexual misconduct incidents when he was an Assistant AD.

Gulls-W-Colorado (3-2)OT..Saturday night..Bryce Kindropp scores on penalty shot..Andrew Agozzino scores PPG in overtime in final game of season..Gulls finish year (26-17-1) but finish in 3rd place.

Gulls-Bakersfield…Open Best of 3-playoff series next weekend…all 3-games on road..Friday-Sunday-Monday

AHL..Survey shows 133-of-141 players on teams in Pacific Division..against holding postseason playoffs.

Ducks..Head into offseason with 22M-cap space..GM-Bob Murray to go after free agent defenseman and goal scoring winger.

Kings..Will have 20M-cap space..D-Drew Doughty urges GM-Rod Blake ‘sign right free agents’

NYRangers..interview Gerard Gallant-ex Las Vegas head coach
NY Rangers..Asst GM-Brian Leetch resigns
Minnesota..Wild F-Ryan Hartman-5,000-fine for tripping incident

ESPN..Hires Ray Ferraro-TSN..Brian Boucher NBC-as analyst for debut of NHL broadcasts.

Montreal..Lose F-Jon Druoin for playoffs-health issues.

NHL..Asks Canadian Health for decision on June 1st on Border Crossing quarantines.

(NHL Playoffs)
..Penguins-L-Islanders..Kyle Palmieri scores 2G-including OT winner for NY…Sunday..Game 1-series..

..Minnesota-W-Las Vegas..Wild goalie Cam Talbot (42) saves in win on road..Joel Ericksson Ek scores only goal in OT for Minnesota win..Game 1-series

..Tampa Bay-W-Florida..Brayden Point and Nikita Kucherov score 2-goals each for Lightning in win in Game 1..

..Washington-W-Boston..Nick Dowd scores in OT for Caps..Lead series (1-0)

Monday NHL Playoff games:
..Colorado-St Louis

Preakness…Stunning upset..Rombauer roars from 3rd place coming out of final turn-blows by leader Medina Spirit to win at Pimlico…Spirit fades to 3rd place finish.

PGA..ATT-Byron Nelson Classic..KH Lee goes on birdie spree to win
..KH Lee finishes (-25)..had 5-birdies on front nine to storm to win
..Sam Burns second (-22)
..Dan Berger leads group (-21)

US Open..Gives an exemption to Phil Mickelson to play at Torrey Pines..Mickelson has finished 2nd six times-never won this Grand Slam event.

NASCAR..Delaware 400..Alex Bowman leads 1-2-3-4 sweep for Hendrick racing..Kyle Larson-Chase Elliott-William Byron finish behind Bowman.

Indy Grand Prix..20-year old Dutch driver Rinus VeeKay makes bold pass of Romain Grosjean going 3-wide..runs away from field to win on Indy road course..Jimmy Johnson finishes 24th in race.

Indy Car..Cancels Toronto Grand Prix-July 11th-Covid issues

Formula 1…Off Weekend.

Soccer…San Diego Loyal coach Landon Donovan pleads for fan patience in (0-3) start to season..Club not scoring in 3-road games.

English Premier League-Scoreboard:
..Liverpool-W-West Brom..G-Allison scores goal on header from corner kick

..Everton-L-Sheffield..United scores in 7′ and makes it stand up for win
..Hot Spur-Wolverhampton..
..Crystal Palace-Aston Villa
..Manchester City-W-Newcastle..Ferran Torres 3-goals for City
..Leeds-W-Burnley..Rodgrio 2-goals for Leeds
..Southampton-W-Fulham..3-1 win
..West Ham-Tie-Brighton..West Ham hopes for 4th place fade

English FA-Cup:
..Leicester-W-Chelsea (1-0)..Youri Treleman scores in 63′ in win…Keeper Kasper Schemeichel makes 4-critical saves on point blank shots.

San Diego State…Women’s softball coach Kathy VanWyck retires after 25-years on job…7-time MWC champion..been to NCAA 11-times..Career record (805-555).



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