Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Monday

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Padres-Pirates…Trade…San Diego acquires OF-Adam Frazier-all star 2nd baseman (.327) and 1.4M cash…Gives up top prospect OF-Tucu Marcano…OF-Jack Suwinski…P-Michael Miliano….Deal could be lead in to a 2nd deal involving Wil Meyers or Eric Hosmer for a frontline starting pitcher.

Padres-L-Marlins (9-3)…Lifeless performance from fatigued team…Drop 2nd in row to Marlins……San Diego (58-44)…(9-11) last 3-weeks…Fall 5-and-half games behind 1st place Giants
..Sandy Leon 2R-double for Marlins
..Lew Brinson 3R-HR
..Starling Marte-Deven Marrero combined 6-hits
..Manny Machado solo HR
..Machado late throw on grounder led to Miami rally
..Fernando Tatis caught stealing
..Marlins throw out 2-Padres base runners on bases
..Yu Darvish (5inn-4R)…ERA (7.32) since hip injury
..Bullpen gives up 5R-7H
..Padres go (5-4) on long road trip

Padres..Off Day Monday..Open homestand Tuesday with A’s.

Padres-L-Miami (3-2)-Saturday..Fernando Tatis hits 30th HR..Ryan Weathers HR (4inn-2H-0R)..Jesus Aguilar 2R-single for Marlins

Padres-W-Miami (5-2)-Friday..Tommy Pham HR in win
Dodgers-W-Rockies (3-2)…Hot hitting Will Smith 8th inning HR….Chris Taylor 2-solo HRs for Dodgers…Joe Kelly records save…LA (61-40)…LA had lost 5-of-7….Lost 9-of-16…LA now 2GB-Giants.

Dodgers-W-Rockies (1-0)-Saturday..Austin Barnes HR..Kenley Jansen save
Dodgers-L-Rockies (9-6)-Friday..LA bullpen gives up 5-runs in loss

Dodgers…Off day on Monday-open series at San Francisco-Tuesday

Dodgers-Texas…Trade talks with Texas for reliever Ian Kennedy
Dodgers..P-Corey Knebel-throws rehab game in relief
Dodgers..P-Jimmy Nelson-throws simulated game

Dodgers…Manager Dave Roberts for use of P-Kenley Jansen…in using him 3-times in 4-days…Jansen labored throwing 73-pitches in 2-innings of use (8R-9H-4W) in those 3-outings.

Dodgers…MLB may decide on Monday-extending Trevor Bauer administrative leave a third time, as his court case on a restraining order continues…Baier appeared in court on Friday along with woman who has a restraining order against him….Court case extended till August 1st hearing…Pasadena police continuing investigation into felony sexual assault for two incidents.

Dodgers…LA Times quotes anonymous players saying ‘don’t want Trevor Bauer back in the clubhouse’

Dodgers..OF-Mookie Betts-cortisone shot in ailing hip
Dodgers..Move OF-Cody Bellinger to 1B-hamstring issue

Angels-W-Minnesota (6-2)…Max Stassi RBI single..RBI triple..HR..Shohei Ohtani HR….Halos (49-49)

Angels-W-Twins (2-1)-Saturday..Patrick Sandoval (8.1-no hit innings)
Angels-L-Twins (5-4)-Friday..Kurt Suzuki 2R-HR in loss

Angels-Rockies..Monday-Shohei Ohtani starts for Halos

Angels…Minor league players in A-AA ball condemn owner Arte Moreno for not taking care of prospects financially with poor food and housing arrangements…6-players living in 3-bedroom apartment….players sleeping in cars….4-players living in a camper…”Arte Moreno wouldn’t put his kids in these conditions-doesn’t care about his prospects.

Angels..DFA-P-Alex Claudio
Angels..Callup P-Jaime Barria
Angels..Move top P-Reid Detmers to AAA-Salt Lake..(3.50-ERA)
Angels..P-Alex Cobb-blister issues

Braves-L-Phillies..Jean Segura HR..Ron Torreyes HR for Phi
Nationals-L-Orioles..Baltimore 3HRs
White Sox-Milwaukee…Sox led (3-1) Press Time..Lance Lynn 2R-single
Tigers-L-Royals..Sal Perez 3RHR for KC
Cardinals-W-Reds..Harrison Bader 3RHR..Dylan Carson HR
Rays-L-Indians..Cesar Hernandez HR
Astros-W-Rangers…Abe Toro 2RHR..Texas lost 12-in row
Arizona-L-Cubs..Kris Bryant 2RHR..Anthony Rizzo HR
Yankees-L-Red Sox..NY blew (4-0) lead..Xander Bogaerts Sac Fly
Giants-W-Pirates…Lamonte Wade 2HRs…SF (62-37)
A’s-L-Mariners..Kyle Seager 2RBIs for M’s
(MLB Notes)

Indians….Change name of team to Guardians for 2022 season…Have been known as Indians since 1915….Huge negative reaction from fans in Cleveland.

Arizona…Diamondbacks owner Ken Kendrick under investigation for threatening harm to a lawyer  who had written a critical tweet about Diamondbacks “Sell the team to someone who cares”…Kendrick called the lawyer ‘arrogant asshole….if we cross paths-it will be an unfortunate outcome”

Twins..End contract talks with OF-Byron Buxton..rejected (7Y-80M)

(Roster Moves)

Twins-Tampa Bay..Trade-Minnesota deals DH-Nelson Cruz (.294-19HR) to Rays for 2-minor league pitchers
Tampa Bay-Mets..Trade-P-Rich Hill (3.87ERA) for P-Tommy Hunter
Reds-Mets..Trade-OF Mark Payton sent to NY
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-P-Jake Reed-ex Dodgers
Tampa Bay-St Louis..Rays send P-TJ Zeuch to Cardinals

Yankees-Rockies..Continue trade talks for Rockies SS-Trevor Story
Giants-Royals..SF talking deal for Royals P-Danny Duffy
Mets-Marlins..Discuss trade for OF-Starling Marte

Cubs..Sign FA-OF-Jon Fargas-ex Mets

Atlanta..DFA-OF-Ender Inciarte
Seattle..DFA-P-Raf Montero
Cubs..DFA-2B-Eric Sogard
Miami..DFA-C-Chad Wallach
Reds..Release P-Jose DeLeon
Pirates..Release P-Kyle Crick

Texas..Callup 1B-Curtis Terry (.294)
Miami..Callup C-Devin Marrero
Nationals..Callup 3B-Carter Kieboom
Texas..Option 2B-Nick Solak to AAA (.196)

Cubs..P-Brad Wieck-surgery-irregular heartbeat
Nationals..P-Stephen Strasburg-will see spine specialist about neck issue
Mets..P-David Peterson-foot surgery

Phillies..DL-OF-Travis Jankowski-OF-Adam Halsley-Covid

Yankees..C-Gary Sanchez-back issue
Nationals..DL-3B-Jody Mercer-calf
Nationals..P-Max Scherzer-bicep issue
Arizona..DL-2B-Josh Rojas-dislocated finger
Astros..Send 3B-Alex Bregman to AAA-rehab assignment-quad issue
Washington..Activate P-Joe Ross from DL
Colorado..Activate-Brooks Railey from DL
Indians..Move P-Shane Beiber to 60-day DL
Tampa Bay..DL-P-Collin McHuge-shoulder


NFL…Training camps open on Tuesday under new Covid Protocols
..Vaccinated players will be tested once 14-days
..Unvaccinated players will be tested daily-must wear masks in facility
..Players who violate protcols-15,000-fines

NFL…14-of-32 teams at 85%-vaccine rate
NFL…9-teams at 90%
NFL..73% all players vaccinated
NFL..99% all coaches-staffs-vaccinated
NFL..5-teams vaccine rates only 50-60%

Minnesota..Remove OL-coach Rick Dennison-refused to get vaccine
Patriots..OL-coach Cole Popovich removed-refuse vaccine

NFL..inform teams they will have 16-players on taxi squad….IR list will be a 3-week minimum…Unlimited recalls from IR list.

Green Bay..Contract talks with QB-Aaron Rodgers stall…asked for 2Y-90M extension tacked onto (3Y-66M) deal.

Green Bay…End contract talks with WR-Davante Adams-slated to be free agent end of season

Houston…QB-Deshaun Watson reports to camp…Still on active roster…Still under investigation for 22-sexual misconduct lawsuits….NFL not put him on the Commissioners Exempt List.

Chiefs..DE-Frank Clark arrives at camp-still charged with felony possession of firearms in 2-offseason incidents

49ers..DE-Dee Ford-cleared full workouts

Washington..Former TE-QB-Terrelle Pryor escapes serious injury-flipped twice on ATV.
(Roster Moves)

Bears-Houston..Trade..Texans acquire WR-Anthony Miller for #6 draft pick
Rams-Browns..LA inquires about trade for RB-Kareem Hunt

Eagles..Sign FA-CB-Steve Nelson-ex Steelers
Vikings..Sign FA-WR-Dede Westbrook-ex Jaguars
Saints..Sign FA-CB-Brian Poole-ex Jets
Giants..Sign FA-RB-Mike Weber-ex Cowboys
Seattle..Sign FA-RB-Cam Scarlett-ex 49ers
Dallas..Sign FA-S-Malik Hooker-ex Colts
Miami..Sign FA-CB-Cre LeBlanc-ex Eagles
Packers..Workout CB-Rashard Robinson-ex Cowboys

Saints…WR-Michael Thomas-could be out 2-months-rehab ankle surgery

Titans…PUP-LB-Bud Dupree..OT-Ty Samstrailo..RB-Jeremy McNichols
Tampa Bay..PUP-TE-Cam Brate…S-Jordan Whitehead-Covid list
Jets..PUP-S-Marcus Maye..DT-Quinnen Williams
Giants..PUP-RB-Saquon Barkley..TE-Kyle Rudolph…WR-Kad Toney-Covid
Jaguars..PUP-QB-Jake Luton-covid..S-Luke Barcoo-covid
Ravens..PUP-OT-Ron Stanley

Chargers..Sign WR-Josh Palmer-3rd round pick



Team USA-L-France (83-76)..Opening round Olympics…France goes on (16-2) tear in 4th quarter…Evan Fournier (28P) for Frenh…Loss snaps25-game win streak for Americans…lst loss in 17-years for US at Games

Lakers…Qualifying offer to retain G-Talen Horton-Tucker
Lakers..Reports G-Dennis Schroeder-Kyle Kuzma feuded all season
Lakers..FA-guards DeMar DeRozen-Spurs..Kyle Lowrey-Raptors-interested in signing as free agents in LA..

Golden State-Washington…Trade talks…Warriors offer #7-#14-G Andrew Wiggins in trade for G-Brad Beal.

Trailblazers…G-Damian Lillard meets for 3-hours with GM-Coach to discuss his unhappiness with organization.

Denver..F-JaMycal Green-opts out of contract for free agency (8P-4R).
Sacramento..C-Richaun Holmes-opts out for free agency (14P-8R)

Utah…Works out F-Matt Mitchell-Aztecs
Charlotte..Signs G-LiAngelo Ball for Summer League team…brother of Lonzo Ball-LaMeo Ball


(NHL Draft)..Top picks
1-Buffalo..D-Owen Power-U Michigan
2-Seattle..C-Matt Beneirs-U Michigan
3-Ducks..C-Mason McTavish-played in Switzerland
4-NJ Devils-D-Luke Hughes-U Michigan
5-Columbus..C-Kent Johnson-U Michigan
6-Detroit..D-Simon Edvinsson-Sweden
7-San Jose..William Eklund-F-Sweden
8-Kings..D-Brandt Clarke-played in Slovakia
9-Arizona..F-Dylan Guenther-Edmonton
10-Ottawa..F-Tyler Boucher-Team USA

..C-Mason McTavish-power forward from Peterborough Petes..played in Switzerland last year..1st round pick…3rd player taken..(6’2-210)
..D-Olen Zellwegger-D-Everett Silvertips in 2nd round (5’9)
..F-Sam Pastuov–US National team in 3rd round..scored (30G)..(5’9)

..Draft D-Brent Clarke-(6’4)..Barrie Colts..played in Slovakia last year-1st round pick..8th player taken.
..RW-Francisco Pinelli-played in Switzerland
..RW-Sam Helenius (6’6-F)-played Jokerit-Finland

Buffalo-Flyers..Sabres deal D-Rasmus Ristolainen for #1-D-Rob Hagg

St Louis-Rangers..Blues get F-Pavel Buchenvich to F-Sammy Blais -#2

Arizona-Vancouver..Coyotes send D-Oliver Eckman-Larsonn and F-Conor Garland to Canucks for F-Loui Erickson-F-Anton Rousell and D-Jay Beagle plus #1-2-3 draft picks.

Columbus-Chicago..Blue Jackets deal D-Seth Jones #1-6 to Chicago for #1-1-2 and D-Adam Boqvist

Carolina-Columbus..Hurricane deal D-Jake Bean to Jackets for #2

Buffalo-Florida..Sabres ship F-Sam Reinhart for G-Devon Levi

Kings-Arizona..LA sends D-Cale Hults-F-Bako Irnama for F-Bayden Burke..F-Tyler Steenberger.

Flyers-Columbus…Flyers F-Jacob Varacek for F-Cam Atkinson

Edmonton..Reach agreement with F-Zach Hyman-Maple Leafs (7Y-88M) deal

Boston..Re-sign LW-Taylor Hall (4Y-24M)

Washington..G-Craig Anderson retiring
Arizona..D-Nick Hjalmersson-retires
Vancouver..Buyout F-Jake Virtanen


..Team USA-91 athletes-unvaccinated

..USA-Chase Kalisz-wins golf with dominant performance in 400M-medley

..Team USA Basketball…Loses first round game France(83-76) up (16-2) run late in game

..USA Gymnastics…Women’s team…Finishes 2nd to Japan in qualifying round..Simone Biles struggles with footwork in some events.
..USA Gymnastics…Men’s team finishes 4th in qualifying round

..USA Soccer…US Women-W-New Zealand (6-1) (1-1) group play
..USA Water Polo…Women win (25-4)-record setting win over Japan
..Katey Ladecky leads all qualirfiers in 400M-freestyle swimming

…USA Softball…women post 3-shutout wins
…USA gets lst gold ever in taekwondo with Ana Zoletic win over Russian

Soccer-Gold Cup
..USA-Jamaica…0-0 in first half at Press Time-Sunday late game
..Mexico-W-Honduras (3-0) in knockout round game
San Diego Loyal-L-Phoenix (1-0)…home loss snaps 9-match unbeaten streak…Loyal now (6-5-3) in USL play.

..(-15)..Cam Champ-5 birdie final round-shoots (66) to win
..(-13)..Louis Ouisthaizen-7 birdies on final day to finish tied 2nd
..(-13)..Jhonny Vegas-Charl Schwartzel in tie for 2nd

PGA…Jon Rahm-Bryson DeChambeau-test positive-Covid-will not play in Olympics


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