Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Monday

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Padres-L-Phillies (7-4)..Phillies rip into relievers Ryan Weathers-Miguel Diaz for 7R-8H in blowing game open..Rhys Hoskins HR-HR..JT Realmuto 2RHR..Odubel Herrera HR…Autin Nola 3R-double in 9th inning…Weathers in state of collapse…last 5-outings (17.2inn..38R-35H-9HRs) allowed  ….Friars lost 9-of-11…..(68-58)….(19-25) since mid June..fall 1-game behind Reds for final wildcard spot

Padres..Off day series with Dodgers on Tuesday

Padres-W-Phillies (4-3)-Saturday..Jake Cronenworth ties game with 2RHR in 9th…SD wins on wild pitch in tenth

Padres-L-Phillies (3-2)..Bryce Harper 2RHR

Padres..DL-P-Jake Arrieta-hamstring
Padres..P-Yu Darvish-throws bullpen-test back stiffness
Padres..P-Dinelson Lamet throws bullpen-test hip

Dodgers-Mets….JD Davis 2RHR..Javy Baez RBI double….Snap LA 8-game win streak…LA now…(78-47…won 13-of-15

Dodgers-W-Mets (4-3) Saturday..Trea Turner-Albert Pujols-Chris Taylor HRs

Dodgers-W-Mets (3-2)-Friday..Max Muncy RBI double

Dodgers..Off day-Monday..Open series Tuesday in San Diego

Dodgers…P-Trevor Bauer administrative leave extended till August 27th

Dodgers..DFA-P-Connor Greene
Angels-L-Indians (3-0)…Tribe sweeps Angels..Eddie Rosario 2RHR…Angels scored 3-runs in 27-innings in Cleveland…Halos (62-64) day in Baltimore on Tuesday

Angels-L-Cleveland (5-1)-Saturday..Jose Ramirez 3RHR
Angels-L-Cleveland (9-2)-Friday..Franmil Reyes HR-5RBIs

Angels..Texas officials file 19-page brief of additional charges against former PR Director Eric Kay-charging him with death of P-Tyler Skaggs…Trial will begin in October
..Kay purchased Oxycodone laced with Fentanyl from 9-different dealers on websites
..Kay made purchases of drugs from his office computer
..Kay had drugs delivered to his office at Angels Stadium
..Traces of drugs found in Kay’s desk at work
..Kay overdosed on Oxycodone at work and was sent home
..5-Angels players said in depositions they used drugs provided by Kay.
..Kay traded Angels tickets and sports memorabilia with dealers to get small doses of drugs.

Braves-W-Orioles..Jorge Soler HR for Atl
Tigers-W-Blue Jays..Miguel Cabrera hits 500th career HR..
White Sox-L-Rays..Francisco Mejia 3R-double for TB
Reds-W-Marlins..Tyler Naquin HR-HR
Seattle-W-Houston..Kyle Seager 3RHR
Washington-L-Milwaukee..Lorenzo Cain 2RHR.
Cardinals-W-Pirates..Paul Goldschmidt HR
Royals-W-Cubs..Andrew Benetendi 2R-double
Rockies-L-Arizona..Daulton Varsho 3RHR..Christian Walker HR..
Giants-W-A’s…Dom Solano 2RHR..Frankie Montas (7inn-0R-9K) lost
Twins-Yankees..Rained out
Red Sox-Texas..Rained out

(MLB Notes)

Topps…Baseball card manufacturer contract ends with MLB…Fanatics signs 2B deal for sponsorship of Cards-with MLB and Union.

Detroit..Mourns passing longtime C-Bill Freehan (79Y)..Alzheimers..spent 17Y with Tigers

Rockies..Offering former manager Clint Hurdle-front office consulting job.


Seattle..DL-P-Diego Castillo..shoulder
Milwaukee..DL-OF-Tyrone Taylor-oblique
A’s..DL-OF-Steven Piscotty-wrist
Mets..DL-C-James McCann-back
Tampa Bay..DL-DH-Nelson Cruz-Covid test

Cardinals..Activate P-Miles Mikolas-elbow
Tampa Bay..Activate P-Chris Archer-forearm
Phillies..Activate 3B-Rhys Hoskins
Phillies..Option 3B-Alex Bohm to AAA
Cardinals..Activate P-Kwyng Kim from DL
Brewers..Activate P-Adrian Howser from Covid list

(Roster Moves)

Texas..Sign FA-P-Buck Farmer-ex Tigers
Orioles..Sign FA-P-Chris Ellis-ex Tampa
Mets..Sign FA-P-Heath Hembree-ex Reds
Seattle..Sign FA-P-Matt Andriese-ex Red Sox
Twins..Release OF-Keon Broxton
Orioles..Release 2B-Dom Leyva
Cubs..Release P-Dan Winkler
Tampa Bay…DFA-1B-Mike Ford..P-David Hess
Tigers..DFA-OF-Renato Nunez
Washington..DFA-P-Javy Guerra

Miami..Callup P-Bryan Mitchell-ex Yankees-Padres-Twins-Texas
Milwaukee..Callup P-Eric Yardley

Chargers-L-49ers (15-10)…Rookie 49ers QB-Trey Lance comes off the bench (8-14) 102Y-1TD…Niners defense beats up Chargers Off Line…SF 5-sacks..10-tackles for loss…1-interception…Bolts finish game with (162Y) offense…QB-Easton Stick (85P-1TD)..but scrambled for his life all night…Preseason game

Chargers..S-Nasir Adderly placed on Covid list
Chargers..CB-Ryan Smith on Covid list
Chargers..FB-Gabe Nabers-knee injury
Chargers..Had 15 players miss practice with illness-injury

Browns-W-Giants (17-13)..Mike Glennon (86P)..QB-Kyle Lauletta (152P-33R) for Browns..

Chiefs-W-Arizona (17-10)..QB-Steve Buechele (115P-TD)
Washington-W-Bengals (17-13)..Bengals only (103P)
Patriots-W-Eagles (35-0)..QB-Mac Jones (146P)-Cam Newton (103)
Bills-W-Bears (41-15)..Mitch Trubisky (221P-TD)..Justin Fields (9-19)
Jets-W-Green Bay (23-14)..Zach Wilson (128P-2TD)
Miami-W-Atlanta (37-17)..QB-Tua Tagovailoa (183P-TD)
Ravens-W-Carolina (20-3)..QB-Ty Huntley (187P)..Ravens (167R)
Steelers-W-Lions (26-2)..Ben Roethlisberger (137P-2TD)
Titans-W-Tampa (34-3)..QB-Matt Barkley (115P-2TD)
Houston-W-Dallas (20-14)..QB-Davis Mills (115P)..Hou Def 5-sacks
Colts-W-Vikings (12-10)..Eddie Piniero 3FGs
Raiders-W-Rams (17-16)..QB-Nate Peterman (175P-32R)
Denver-W-Seattle (30-3)..Ted Bridgewater (105P-TD)

Jacksonville-New Orleans..QB-Trevor Lawrence makes 2nd start
(NFL Notes)

Raiders..Report 4-top executives left team because of financial irregularities in filing taxes that could lead to huge tax penalties against Mark Davis..4-execs did not report 200M ‘income’ from forgiven loans while in Oakland from 2013-2019.

Patriots..donate use of team plane to fly Hurricane reliefs to Haiti

Clinton Portis..Arrest warrants filed against ex Redskins-Broncos RB for failing to make 24,000-year child support payments for last 7-years..Portis is bankrupt despite making 43M-in NFL career..also facing charges for insurance fraud.

Arizona..OT-Justin Pugh demands NFL invoke ‘daily testing’ of both vaccinated-unvaccinated players because of additional Covid outbreaks on teams…Vaccinated players get tested just once every 14-games.

Tennessee..Floyd Reese..longtime GM-Oilers-Titans and Player Personnel Exec Patriots-passes away (79Y)

Chiefs..NFL fines S-Will Parks (5,500) for crackback block

Atlanta..Backup QB-AJ McCarron-severe knee injury
Ravens..LB-LJ Fort-torn ACL
Browns..LB-Jacob Phillips-bicep
Dallas..Def Coord-Dan Quinn leaves team-Covid test
Dallas..WR-Carlos Watkins-Covid test
Chiefs..RB-Cldye Hellaire-ankle sprain
Chiefs..OC-Austin Blythe-surgery-sports hernia
Patriots..WR-N’Keal Harry-shoulder bruise
Giants..OT-Nate Solder-shoulder
Jets..S-Zane Lewis-patella tendon issue
Jets..LB..Jared Davis-foot injury
Raiders..OG-Richie Incognito-strained calf
Raiders..LB-Nick Morrow-foot injury
Raiders..LB-Javis White-knee issue
Eagles..QB-Jalen Hurts-hospitalized for tests-stomach issue
Eagles..TE-Jason Croom-torn ACL
Rams..P-Johnny Hecker..P-Corey Bojorquez-covid tests
Rams..KR-Ray Calais-foot surgery
Seattle..LB-Ryan Neal-oblique
Seattle..LB-Ben Kurven-knee
Seattle..WR-John Usura-knee
(Roster Moves)
Arizona..Sign FA-S-Luq Barcoo-ex Aztecs
Arizona..WR-Larry Fitzgerald-not interested in playing
Atlanta..Sign FA-TE-David Wells-ex Aztecs
Bengals..Sign FA-DE-Noah Spence-ex Tampa Bay
Bengals..Release QB-Eric Dungey
Houston..Release DT-Brandon Dunn
Saints..Sign FA-K-Aldrick Rosas-ex Giants
Saints..Sign FA-S-Jeff Heath-ex Raiders-Cowboys
Tampa..Release RB-Trumayne Pope-ex Chargers

(College Football)

Aztecs…Red-Black scrimmage…RB-Jaylen Armstead (78R)..RB-Cam Davis (39R)….QB-Jordan Brookshire (7-12) 109P…Lucas Johnson (4-7) 87Y…Jalen Mayden (4-7) 56Y…WR-BJ Busbee (2R-50Y)…..SDSU defense 3-QB sacks..8-tackles for loss-1 interception…Offense scored 2TDs in 87-snap scrimmage…Kicked 3-field goals.

Aztecs..Coach Brady Hoke’s comments:
..Brookshire is ahead of other QBs
..Will likely name a starter mid week for New Mexico State game
..Best crop RBs he has had as a group at SDSU
..WR-Tyrell Shavers-Mississippi State in mix to play
..Believes WR-Jesse Matthews can be all MWC
..RB-Jaylen Armstead broke off good runs

Pac 12-Big 10-ACC…Confirm conversations about Scheduling Alliance

Oregon-Oregon State…Require Proof Vaccine or Clean Covid test to attend games

Jackson State..Coach Deion Sanders says people in Deep South..”Trust the right thing-get the Vaccine”

San Antonio..Sign FA-F-Jock Londale (6’11)..played in Melbourne last year (17P-11R)

Golden State..Open talks with FA-C-Paul Millsaps-ex Denver-Utah

Dallas..Sign FA-F-EJ Onu (6’11) from Shawnee State

Rangers..G-Henrik Lundqvist-Retires after 19Y-career (39Y)..had 459-career wins…(2.43GAA)…(.918 Save percentage)

Seattle..Sign FA-G-Antoine Bibeau-ex Colorado
Winnipeg..Sign FA-F-Evgeny Svechnikov-ex Detroit
Detroit..G-Kevin Boyle-ex Gulls-signs to play in Italy

Seattle..#1 pick-F-Matt Beniers elects to return to U-Michigan rather than sign contract this year…Joins Buffalo #1-pick..Owen Pound who will return to Michigan also

Golf..Northern Trust Open..Final round postponed by Hurricane..will be played 12N-on Monday…
(-16)..Jon Rahm-Cam Smith tied for lead
(-15)..Eric Van Rooyen
(-14)..Tony Finau-JT Thomas

Missed Cut..Phil Mickelson-Collin Morikawa-Dustin Johnson

NASCAR..Michigan 400…Ryan Blaney passed William Byron with 7-laps left and bobbed-weaved his way to victory thru traffic to win by (.007) time-closest finish in history at Michigan track.

Indy Car..Gateway 200..Josef Newgarden drives thru 2-sets of wreck that took out 9-cars to win race

Formula 1..Off weekend

Tennis..Rafael Nadal pulls out of US Open-ongoing foot injuries

Soccer-English Premier League
..Manchester City-W-Norwich..City 5-goal outburst
..Manchester United-Southampton..United own goal leads to 1-1 tie
..Hot Spur-W-Wolverhampton..Dele Alii goal 10′
..Liverpool-W-Burnley..Diego Jota goal
..Chelsea-W-Arsenal..Romey Lukaku early goal for Blues
..Brighton-W-Watford..Neil Maupay goal
..Aston Villa-W-Newcastle..Danny Ings goal
..Everton-Leeds..Tie (2-2)..Dom Lewis goal
..Crystal Palace-Brentford..Tie..Brentford (1-0-1)

..West Ham-vs-Leicester..Monday game

..Chelsea….America star Christian Pulisic tests positive Covid
(Horse Racing)
Pacific Classic….Delmar…Tripoli roars from 3rd place to win 1M-Classic and earn berth in the Breeders Cup Classic…Race had a record 36M-betting handle..Express Train-Royal Ship finished disappointing 6th-7th in the race

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