Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Monday

Posted by on August 9th, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Baseball)…

Padres-W-Arizona (2-0)…Blake Snell brilliant (7-inn-2H-0R-13K) best outing ever…Jake Cronenworth HR..RBI single……Friars (64-49)….(15-16) in last month…Still 7-and-half games out of lst place

Padres-Miami…Monday matchup…Joe Musgrove-vs-Zach Thompson

Padres…Fernado Tatis continues to take batting practice and taking flyballs in outfield…Could be activated midweek from disabled list.

Padres..P-Daniel Hudson joins team after extended stay on Covid liat

Padres..Sign FA-P-Shaun Anderson-ex Orioles (10in-10R-22 BR)

Padres…A-farmclub-Lake Elsinore hit by Covid outbreak…7-players put on DL-game on weekend cancelled.

Dodgers-W-Angels (8-2)…Albert Pujols 2R-HR..Cody Bellinger 2R-HR…..LA (67-45)….Halos (56-56)

Dodgers..off day Monday…open series at Philadelphia on Tuesday

Dodgers..Sign FA-P-Nick Tropeano-ex Angels-Giants
Dodgers..P-Clayton Kershaw still in shutdown mode-out another 3W
Dodgers..P-Jimmie Nelson-surgery-elobw
Dodgers..DL-P-Victor Gonzalez-knee
Dodgers..Callup P-Kevin Quackenbush from Oklahoma City
Dodgers..Sign FA-C-Tony Wolters-ex Rockies-Cubs
Dodgers..DL-P-Garrett Clevinger-oblique
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Angels..Off day Monday…Open series in Toronto on Tuesday

Angels..Sign FA-C-Chad Wallach-ex Dodgers
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(Scoreboard)

White Sox-W-Cubs..Sox score5R-1st inning
Mets-L-Phillies..Zach Wheeler 11-striekout outing
Yankees-L-Seattle..Kyle Seager RBI-double
Rays-W-Orioles..Brandon Phillips Grand Slam HR.
Red Sox-L-Blue Jays..George Springer 3RHR.
Tigers-L-Indians..Kyle Zimmer 2RHR..
Reds-W-Pirates..Trevor Mahle 10-strikeout outing
Braves-W-Nationals..Adam Duvall 2RHR..Ozzie Albers 2RHR
Twins-W-Houston..Jorge Polanco 2R-HR..solo HR.
Giants-W-Brewers..Brandon Belt 2RHR..Darren Ruff solo HR
Cardinals-L-Royals..Nicky Lopez 9th inning RBI single
Rockies-W-Marlins..CJ Cron 3RHR..Grand Slam HR
A’s-W-Rangers..Sean Murphy 2R-double
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(MLB Notes)

White Sox…Former minor league manager Omar Visquel sued by Autistic man-who served as batboy…21-year old says Visquel sexually abused him while managing Birmingham AA-team in 2019…Exposed himself to batboy made excessive demands on youth….White Sox fired Visquel after incident…Youth is now suing Visquel.

A’s..OF-Ramon Laureano hit with 80G-suspension-use of PEDs
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(Injuries)

Yankees..DL-Anthony Rizzo-Covid issues
Yankees..DL-C-Gary Sanchez-Covid test
Yankees..DL-P-Aroldis Chapman-elbow injury
Braves..1B-Freddie Freeman-viral infection
Red Sox..DL-DH-JD Martinez-Covid issue
Brewers..P-Adrian Hauser-Covid test
Astros..DL-OF-Yuli Gurriel..neck injury
Tampa Bay..DL-OF-Randy Arozarena-Covid issue
Cubs..DL-OF-Jason Heyward-hand injury
Pirates..P-Trevor Cahill-2 fractures of foot
Rockies..DL-SS-Chris Owings-season ending thigh injury
Indians..DL-C-Rob Perez-shoulder
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(Roster Moves)

Giants..Sign FA-P-Tyler Chatwood-ex Blue Jays-Rockies-Red Sox
Giants..Sign FA-P-Matt Shoemaker-ex Twins-Angels
Giants..DFA-P-Aaron Sanchez
Reds..Sign FA-OF-Ender Inciarte-ex Braves
Orioles..Sign FA-2B-Jorge Mateo-ex Padres-A’s
Arizona…DFA-OF-Josh Riddick
Mets..Sign FA-P-Zach Godley-ex Arizona-Tigers
Phillies..Sign FA-2B-TJ Rivera-ex Pirates
Red Sox..Sign FA-P-Jose DeLeon-ex Reds
Pirates..DFA-OF-Philip Evans
Tampa Bay..Callup OF-Jordan Luplow
Indians..Callup C-Will Ramos
Giants..Option OF-Steven Duggar
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…(Football)…

Chargers…Scrimmage So Fi Stadium
..Fans boo K-Michael Badgley-3 missed field goals
..K-Alex Kressman 4-missed field goals
..Tristan Vizcaino kicked 4FGs
..LB-Kenneth Murray-ankle injury
..OC-Corey Linsley left with injury-illness

Chargers..Sign FA-DT-Chris Okoye-ex Bengals
Chargers..Sign FA-CB-KJ Sails-South Florida

 

Chargers..Forbes Magazine annual Financial Report…Chargers valued at (2.9B)…ranked only 23rd in NFL…Rams ranked 4th in NFL (4.8B)

Rams..QB-Matthew Stafford 3TD-1 Int in first scrimmage
Rams..Backup QB-John Wolford-surgery-appendicitis

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(NFL Notes)

Bills..Sign QB-Josh Allen (6Y-258M) extension
Miami..Restructure CB-Xavien Howard 12.6M deal-guaranteed
Seattle..OT-Duane Brown demands contract upgrade-not practice
Steelers..LB-TJ Watt held out of workouts-contract talks continue

Seattle..Richard Sherman family had police remove 4-guns from home after player started talking about suicide.

Dallas..Legendary RB-Emmett Smith sued for 1M-after his pet bulldogs attacked people sending 2-to hospital.

Dallas..Jerry Jones announces Jimmy Johnson will be added to Ring of Honor this year.

Vikings..Heavy criticism directed at QB-Kirk Cousins-how can be a leader-refuses vaccination…Marketing company cancels Cousins endorsement contract of hospital

Green Bay..WR-Devin Funchess apologiesfor use of Chinese slur during interview on weekend.

Steelers…WR-James Washington requests trade

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Hall of Fame Game…TV ratings on Thursday (7.2M)..up 37%

Hall of Fame…Induction speeches:
Jimmy Johnson
..Greatest thing about the NFL are the relationships
..Jerry Jones told me we will make sports history.. (1-15) to Super Bowl
..My players won the games
..Proud to have coached 13-Cowboys in Hall of Fame
..Stories most enjoyable time of life
..My goal-make each player better
..I was not a dreamer-I was a believer
..I live for QTL…Quality Time Left

Bill Cowher
..Steelers players set the standard-developed the culture
..Spent 42-years in the NFL-what a life
..Teams become families
..Your journey is surrounded by good people
..Crafton, Pennsylvania to Canton..cannot believe this
..Coaches ask players to trust us..we won because of that trust
..Marty Schottenheimer..Taught be be a coach
..So proud 14-of his assistants became head coaches
..Marty influenced so many for so long
..Rooney Family..revitalized city of Pittsburgh..always here in spirit

Paul Tagliabue
..The players make the game what it is
..Players-Don’t speak till you learn..Don’t act before you learn

Drew Pearson
..I prepared my whole life for this day
Tom Flores
..My passion brought me to this stage at Hall of Fame
Peyton Manning
..My QB..my hero..my dad..led me to this moment
John Lynch
..Bill Walsh-Stanford gave me the heart to be a great safety
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(Injuries)

Ravens..CB-Jimmy Smith-ankle injury
Ravens..QB-Lamar Jackson returns from Covid list
Colts..CB-SAvier Rhodes..S-TJ Carrie-activated from Covid list
Vikings..WR-Justin Jefferson-sprained shoulder
Patriots..LB-Raekwon McMillan-torn ACL
Raiders..TE-Darren Waller misses 5-workoust in row
Steelers..RB-Kalen Ballage-leg injury
Seattle..WR-DeWayne Eskridge-turf toe injury returns
Titans..IR-OG-Spencer Pulley
Titans..Activate LB-Bud Dupree from PUP
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(College Football)

Bobby Bowden…Legendary Florida State-West Virginia coach passes away (92Y) from cancer-Covid complications..had (377) career wins

Big 10…Rebuffs overtures from Kansas-Iowa State to join from Big 12
Big 12..Savs value of TV contracts will drop 50% when Oklahoma-Texas exit

San Diego State..Season ticket orders dropped from 12,500 to under 2,500 for coming season with games played in Carson.

Aztecs..Open preseason camp workouts…3-way battle for starting QB job
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…(Basketball)…

Clippers..Sign FA-F-Justise Winslow-ex Miami-Memphis
Clippers..Re-sign G-Reggie Jackson (2Y-22M)
Clippers..F-Kawhi Leonard yet to decide on 1Y extension for (4Y-175M)

Boston..Open negotiations with ex Lakers G-Dennis Schroeder…would sign (9.8) mid level exemption…had turned down (4Y-84M) offer fron Lakers

Boston..Re-sign G-Marcus Smart (4Y-68M) extension
Atlanta..Re-sign G-Trae Young (5Y-207M)..John Collins (5Y-125M)
Brooklyn..Kevin Durant signs (4Y-197M) extension
Miami..Jimmy Butler signs (6Y-184M) extension
Suns..Re-sign F-Frank Kamensky

NBA..Investigation into possible tampering Chicago Bulls signing of Lonzo Ball-New Orleans…

Utah..Sign FA-C-Hassan Whiteside-ex Sacramento
Portland..Sign FA-G-Ben McLemore-ex Sacramento
Miami..Sign FA-G-Eldrid Payton-ex Knicks
Charlotte..Sign FA-F-Kelly Oubre-ex Golden State
Golden State..Sign FA-F-Andre Igoudala-ex Miami
Brookly..Sign FA-F-DeAndre Bembryi-ex Toronto

Memphis-Milwaukee..Trade..Grizzliesdeal F-Garyson Allen to Bucks for G-Sam Merrill and #2#2

Brooklyn-Suns…Nets ship G-Landry Shamet to Suns for G-Jevon Carter

Detroit-Charlotte..Pistons sendC-Mason Plumlee to Horents for F-Balser Koprivica

Toronto..C-Aron Baynes-to miss season-neck injury
Charlotte..Release G-Caleb Martin
Detroit..Release G-Dennis Smith
Charlotte..Release C-Biismak Bijombo
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…(Hockey)…

NJ Devils..Hire Kevin Dineen-head coach AHL-Utica Comets-ex Gulls coach

Chicago..GM-Stan Bowman under investigation for coverup of 2010 sexual assault of two Blackhawks rookies by Video coach

Edmonton..Sign D-Darrell Nurse (8Y-72M)
Rangers..Sign F-Adam Pelich (8Y-40M)

Seattle..Sign FA-F-Marcus Johannson-ex Minnesota Wild
Edmonton..Sign FA-F-Brendan Perlini-ex Blackhaws

Arizona..Hire Larry Pleau as Assistant GM
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…(General)….

Olympics…closing ceremonies on Sunday in Tokyo
Olympics .Did 610,000 Covid tests in 1-month..only 400 positive tests
..USA-W-France (87-82)..Kevin Durant (29P)..4th Gold Medal in row
..USA-W-Japan..Brittney Griner (30P)..9th Gold Medal in row for Women
..USA..Allyson Felix wins 10th-11th Gold Medals in track career
..USA..Holly Seidel-wins Bronze medal in marathon
..USA 39-gold medals and 113 total medals..outsidestances China
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NASCAR…Grand Prix-Watkins Glen…Kyle Larson held off Chase Elliott-who came from last place to win the road race in New York

NASCAR…Chase Ellott car fails inspection-illegal parts-Crew Chief suspended

Indy Car..Music City Grand Prix-Nashville..Marcus Ericksson wins 1st Indy car race of career…

Formula 1..Off weekend
Formula 1..Lewis Hamilton treated for possible Covid fatigue

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Soccer
..Lionel Messi-tearful farewell-FC Barcelona ends negotiations…Club says could not afford Messi even with 50% payout…Barcelona says player salaries would reach 110% of team revenue and bankrupt team.
..Lionel Messi…offered (2Y) contract by Paris St-Germaine

..Chelsea…Negotiating (115M) transer to reacquite Rom Lukaku from Inter-Milan-italy
..Hot Spur..Signs (71M) transfer deal to acquire Lautaro Martinez from Inter-Milan
..Hot Spur..F-Harry Kane ends holdout reports to camp.
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Golf…St Jude Classic….Abraham Ancer comes from behind to win 2-hole playoff over Hideki Matsuyama..Sam Burns.

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