Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Monday

Posted by on June 28th, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Baseball)…

Padres-W-Arizona (5-4)….Close out homestand with (9-1) mark.. .Friars (47-33)…Won 9-of-10 ….Arizona (1-25) on road..just (4-34) since May 15th.

..Tommy Pham leadoff HR
..Jake Cronenworth 2-RBI singles
..Trent Grisham 3-hits
..Fernando Tatis RBI-double
..Mark Melancon 24th saves
..Tatis 2R-throwing error let DBacks take lead

Padres-L-Arizona (10-1)..Saturday night..P-Dinelson Lamet pulled after forearm fatigue and loss of velocity in 3rd inning…Eduardo Escobar 4-hits-5RBIs-3R HR for Arizona..Win snapped Arizona record setting 24-game ‘road’ losing streak

Padres..Off day on Monday..Open road trip in Cincinnati.

Padres..Put P-Dinelson Lamet back on DL with forearm inflammation
Padres..Callup P-James Norwood from AAA-El Paso

Padres..P-Drew Pomeranz throws second BP to test shoulder impingement..may head to El Paso this week for rehab.

Padres..Pull P-Mackenzie Gore from El Paso..send him to Extended spring training…treatment of blister problems and work on mechanics..has (5.85) ERA in AAA.

Dodgers-W-Cubs (7-1)….Zach McKinstry Grand Slam HR…Cody Bellinger HR….Clayton Kershaw 13-strikeout performance……LA (47-31)

Dodgers-Giants..Open series on Monday..Trevor Bauer-vs-Anthony DeSclafani

Dodgers..SS-Corey Seager backs off rehab-pain returns to fractured hand.

Dodgers..Release P-Nate Jones

Angels-W-Tampa Bay (6-4)….Shohei Ohtani HR..RBI-Double…RBI Triple in come from behind win..Halos (37-40)…

Angels..Off day on Monday…head into Yankees Stadium on Tuesday.

Angels..DL-OF-Justin Upton-back ailment
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(Scoreboard)

Giants- L-A’s…Matt Chapman  2R-single..SF (50-27)

Astros-L-Tigers..Robbie Grossman RBI bunt single-Detroit

Indians-L-Twins..Nelson Cruz 3RHR-Minnesota

White Sox-L-Seattle..1st game..Taylor Trammel 2HRs
White Sox-W-Seattle.2nd game..Zach Collins 3R-double

Cardinals-L-Pirates..Greg Polanco-Matt Gamel HRs-Buccos

Blue Jays-W-Orioles..Cavan Biggio 2R-double-Toronto

Rangers-W-Royals..Joey Gallo 2RHR-Texas

Braves-W-Reds..Ron Acuna HR-RBI double-Atlanta

Rockies-L-Milwaukee..Brewers win 5th in row

Mets-L-Phillies..Zach Wheeler-7 shutout innings-Phila

Miami-L-Washington..Josh Bell 2RHR..Trei Turner 2RHR

Red Sox-W-Yankees..Raf Devers 3RHR-JD Martinez HR-Boston

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(Injuries)

Atlanta..P-Mike Soroka tears Achilles tendon 2nd time…walking into clubhouse to continue rehab workouts.

Indians..OF-Josh Naylor-possible fractured leg
Texas..DL-OF-Willie Calhoun-fracture forearm

Washington..DL-P-Eric Fedde-oblique
Tampa Bay..DL-P-Josh Fleming-calf
A’s..DL-OF-Mark Canha-hip
Giants..DL-1B-Brandon Belt-knee
Mets..DL-2B-Jon Villar-calf
Twins..DL-P-Luke Ferrell-oblique
Milwaukee..DL-1B-Dan Vogelbach-hamstring-out 6W
Yankees..DL-P-Zach Britton-hamstring
Yankees..DL-P-Wandy Peralta-back
Reds..DL-P-Ty Antone-forearm
Orioles..DL-SS-Fred Galvis-quad

Cubs..Surgery-C-PJ Higgins-elbow
A’s..P-Mike Fiers-cortisone-elbow
Washington..MRI-OF-Josh Bell-oblique

Tampa..P-Brendan McKay-30P-bullpen session

(Roster Moves)

Mets..Sign FA-C-Chance Sisco-ex Orioles
Pirates..Sign FA-P-Shelby Miller-ex Arizona-Cardinals-Braves
Indians..Sign FA-P-Brad Peacock-ex Houston
Milwaukee..P-Zach Godley-opts out for free agency
A’s..Sign FA-P-Brett DeGeus-ex Texas
Pirates-Brewers..Bucs trade OF-Troy Stokes to Brewers

Phillies..Callup P-Neftali Feliz
Phillies..DFA-P-David Hale
Mets..Callup P-Vance Worley
Twins..Callup P-Danny Colombe
Orioles..Callup P-Konner Wade
Orioles..Option P-Dean Kremer
Rockies..P-Joe Harvey-opts out for free agency
Mets..OF-Mason Williams-opts out

(MLB Notes)

Seattle…Umpires eject relief pitcher Hector Santiago for illegal substance  on palm of glove…1-st pitcher ejected in 7-days of Umpires checks.

Arizona State..Hires Willy Bloomquist as head coach
Arizona..Coach Jay Johnson resigns-hired at LSU..was (208-114) in four years..took Wildcats to College World Series twice in 4-years.
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…(Basketball)…

(Scoreboard)

Bucks-Hawks….Atlanta had (25-10) lead in opening quarter…Bucks shot themselves back into game to get to (56-56) tie starting 3rd quarter at Presstime…Sunday…Series tied (1-1) heading into game

Clippers-L-Suns (84-80)…Trail series (3-1) after Saturday loss
..Suns jumped out to (14-2) lead
..Suns had 16P lead-whittled to 1-point in 4th quarter
..Clippers shot 30% from floor in first half..went 6-minutes-no baskets
..Clippers were (3-19) shooting in 4th quarter
..Clippers (5-31) from 3-point range in ugly loss at home
..Chris Paul 5-free throws in final seconds seals Phoenix win.

Milwaukee-W-Atlanta (125-91)..Saturday..Bucks led (77-45) at half..Tied series (1-1)

(Schedule)

Clippers-at-Phoenix..Monday game…Clippers trail (3-1)..Must win

(NBA Notes)

Lakers..G-Kantavious Caldwell Pope robbed 150,000 cash-jewelry standing in his driveway last week.

Dallas..Hires Jason Kidd-Lakers assistant as head coach..Kidd former head coach Brooklyn-Milwaukee

Portland..Suprise hire Chauncey Billups-Clippers assistant

Washington..Interviews Sam Cassell-assistant 76ers
New Orleans..Interviews Jacques Vaughn-2nd time-asst-Brooklyn

Lakers..Minority owner Philip Anschutz sells 27% of Lakers to Dodgers lead owner Mark Walter for 1.2B.

76ers…Agent for G-Ben Simmons asks for trade after disastrous playoff series.
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…(Football)…

NFL…Says 65% of players have now received vaccinations..League shooting for

Patrick Peterson…Veteran CB-Minnesota-writes letter to players thru his union..asking all to get vaccines.

Tampa Bay..Announce team considering return to ‘Popsicle Orange-White’ uniforms in 2022.
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(College Football)

Nebraska…AD-Bill Moos-retires suddenly after 4-years on job..Cornhuskers football fallen on hard times (12-20)..Moos former AD at Oregon-Washington State.
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…(Hockey)…

Stanley Cup Finals…Monday night…Montreal at Tampa Bay-Game 1
..Montreal..F-Joel Armia tests positive Covid
..Montreal..Coach Dom Ducharme not cleared Covid protocols
..Tampa..F-Nikita Kucherov-back issue
..Montreal..in 35th Stanley Cup finals..won 24-Cups

Chicago..Former Assistant Head Coach John Tochetti confirmed he was part of Management meeting involving accusations Video Coach sexually assaulted two Blackhawks rookies in 2010…He urged GM Stan Bowman to report the incident to police…Club never did..and now is being sued.

Arizona Coyotes..Interview Todd Nelson-Dallas for 3rd time..Interview Andre Tourigney-Ottawa 67s-OHL for job also.

Las Vegas..G-Oscar Danz opts out of contract to sign in Sweden

Minnesota-Buffalo…Sabres open trade talks with Wild for C-Jack Eichel..want Wild #1 pick and last years #1 pick-F-Marco Rossi.

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…(General)…

Soccer-Euro Championships-Knockout round
..Italy-W-Austria..Italians score 2-goals in 30-minute extra time
..Denmark-W-Wales..Kasper Dolberg 2G in win
..Holland-L-Czech Republic..Dutch shorthanded 45-Min..Czech 2G
..Belgium-W-Portugal..Cristiano Ronaldo shutout in upset loss

San Diego Loyal-W-Las Vegas (2-1)…Loyal now (4-4-2) after (0-4) start to season.

LA Galaxy-W-San Jose..Chicharito scores 8th-9th goals of season.


NASCAR-
..Nashville 250..Alex Bowman wins on last lap when leader Kyle Larson blows tire and runs into fence on Saturday.
..Nashville 300..Sunday…Kyle Busch wins when William Byron-Denny Hamlin both run out of fuel late in race.

Formula 1-Austrian Grand Prix
..Max Verstappen goes from Pole-to-Podium-outrunning Lewis Hamilton..Verstappen wins 4th race of season for Team Red Bull.

Indy Car..off weekend.

NASCAR…Jack Ingram-Hall of Fame Xfinity-Sportsman champion passes away (84Y).
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Wimbledon…First round on Monday…Novak Djokovic-Roger Federer lead men’s side…Serean Williams goes after 24th Grand Slam title.

Golf..Harris English rallies with (65) in final round…forces playoff..goes 8-holes to beat Kramer Hickokin near darkness to win Travelers Championship in Connecticut….Bubba Watson-Jason Day faded in final round.
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Tour-de-France…Opening day of race marred by two accidents…fans run into riders causing 14-to crash in opening mile…2nd crash when bike goes down near finish line-impacting former champion Chris Froome.
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