Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Monday

Posted by on April 10th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 


Masters…Sergio Garcia beats Justin Rose on lst playoff hole at Augusta to win the Green Jacket…Charl Schwartzel finishes 3rd..with Matt Kuchar-Rory McIlroy right after that….Ricky Fowler (76)..Charley Hoffman (78) faded on the final day.



Padres-L-Giants (5-3)..Hunter Pence 2R-HR..Buster Posey solo HR-off Clayton Richard..Wil Myers 2R-HR..Yanger Solarte HR for San Diego…Solarte hitting (.370)..Myers (.300)…Manny Margot (.286)…Austin Hedges off to (0-18) start…Padres now (3-4)

Padres-at-Colorado…Monday matchup..Jared Cosart-vs-vs-Tyler Chatwood.

Padres..DL-P-Trevor Cahill with strained back
Padres..Callup ex-Dodger Zach Lee to join rotiation.
Padres..Alex Dickerson put on 60D-DL-herniated disc in back
Padres..DL-C-Hector Sanchez-7D-DL-concussion symptoms
Padres..P-Christian Friedrich-MRI on shoulder clean..head to Peoria rehab
Padres..P-Carter Capps-rehab assignment-Tuesday-Lake Elsinore

Padres..Manager Andy Green-Christian Bethancourt not traumatized on mound after 2-bad outings…will continue to work to refine pitches

Padres..P-Adrian Morejon and other Cuban rookies will remain in extended spring training till June start of Arizona Summer League.

Padres..Scout 19-year old Cuban slugger Luis Robert-could be signed after June 15th-Padres cannot sign him in August once new “International Cap” goes into effect.

Padres…New York Daily News attacks GM-AJ Preller…”indifferent to winning-cares only about stockpiling high draft picks”

Padres…Minor League Updates:
El Paso..Corey Spangenberg hitting (.400)..Matt Magtill (6inn-2R)..Tyrell Jenkins (6inn-0R) in first starts

San Antonio..Cesar Vargas (1.1inn-3R-4H) in first outing..Enyel delos Santos (6-inn-1R-6K)…OF-Franmill Reyes (.455)…

Lake Elsinore..Cal Quantrill (5inn-1R-7K) first start..SS-Javy Guerra (.154)….Josh Naylor (.153)

Ft Wayne..P-Logan Allen (3inn-2R-3W) in first start..OF-Jorge Ona (.285)…P-Pedro Avila (3inn-5R-8base runners)…Fernando Tatis (.167)

Dodgers-W-Rockies (10-6)..Corey Seager 2R-HR..Justin Turner 2R-single..Logan Forsythe 3H in win.

Dodgers-at-Cubs..Alex Wood-vs-Jon Lester in Monday game.

Dodgers..bench OF-Joc Pederson vs left handed pitching..hitting just (.154) this season overall…hit (.125) last year vs lefthanded pitching.

Dodgers..DL-P-Rich Hill-blister problems resurface-missed 6W last year.
Dodgers..P-Scott Kazmir-45 pitch outing in extended spring training to test hip issues.
Dodgers..P-Pedro Baez sent to Oklahoma City-rehab start

Angels-W-Seattle (10-9)…Albert Pujols HR-2R single..Yunel Escobar 2R-double..Jeffrey Marte 2R-single…Matt Shoemaker shelled (4inn-7R)..Angels now (5-2).

Halos…Off on Monday

Angels..Callup P-Mike Morin from Salt Lake City
Angels..P-Garrett Richards on DL-bicep tendenitis.
Angels..P-Huston Street struggling now with shoulder stiffness-on DL.


Yankees-W-Orioles..Gley Torreyes 2R-triple..Aaron Judge HR.
Mets-W-Miami..Jay Bruce-Mike Conforto HRs
Washington-L-Phillies..Cesar Hernandez 2-singles-2RBI
Pirates-W-Braves..Sterling Marte HR in 10th
Red Sox-W-Tigers..Sandy Leon 2R-single..Mitch Moreland RBI-double
Blue Jays-L-Rays..Steve Souza 3R-HR..Jas off to (1-5) start.
Rangers-W-A’s..Joey Gallo 3R-HR..2R-single.
White Sox-L-Twins..Miguel Sano 2R-HR..Twins (5-1)
Cubs-W-Brewers..Jason Heyward RBI single..2R-triple..Kyle Schwarber HR
Royals-L-Astros…Evan Gattis bases loaded walk in 12th..George Springer 4th HR of week..Carlos Gonzalez HR
Reds-W-Cardinals..Adam Duvall-Joey Votto HRs..Reds (4-2).
Arizona-W-Indians..Pat Corbin (6inn-0R)..Chad Owings HR..Dbacks (6-1)


Houston..P-Collin McHugh-out 6W-bicep-elbow problems.
Braves..OF-Matt Kemp-out-hamstring
Yankees..1B-Greg Bird-bruised foot-foul ball
Yankees..C-Gary Sanchez-DL-strained bicep swinging bat
Yankees..P-James Kaprielian-1st round pick-reinjures elbow again
Texas..P-Tyson Ross (3inn) in extended spring training game
Texas..P-Andrew Casher-pitch sim game tonight.
Boston..P-David Price-120-feet long toss test elbow
Washington..CF-Trea Turner-hamstring injury
Red Sox..OF-Jackie Bradley-shoulder-knee injuries on Saturday
Indians..OF-Lonnie Chisenhall sent to AAA-rehab
Japan..Star P-Shohei Otani-out 6W-severe thigh injury-Nippon Ham Fighters

(Roster Moves)

Giants..Sign FA-OF-Melvin Upton-released by Jays
White Sox..Sign FA-OF-Ryan Raburn-ex Reds
Tampa Bay..Release OF-Cory Rasmus
Rockies-Orioles…Trade..Baltimore acquires P-Miguel Castro.

Washington..DFA-P-Jeremie Guthrie after gave up 12R-1st inning of start vs Phillies on Saturday.

Toronto…Assign P-Mat Latos-Mike Bolsinger to AAA
Mets..Callup P-Paul Sewald


St Louis..P-Brett Cecil denies he used pine tar on ball that got stuck in Yadier Molina chest protector.

Mets..Longtime pitching coach-ex major leaguer-Phil Regan-throws batting practice at age 80.

Bob Cerv..Longtime Yankees-A’s-Angels OF passes away (91Y)

Arizona…Gets MLB approval to use Humidor to treat baseballs in dry desert heat.



Seattle…Seahawks confirm CB-Richard Sherman asked to be traded in off season.
Seattle-New England..Patriots pull out of trade talks for Sherman-refusing to give up 1st round draft pick.
Seattle-Miami…Dolphins interested but only in dealing mid-round pick.

Seattle-Raiders…Seahawks asking for mid-round draft pick for RB-Mrshawn Lynch.

Saints..QB-Drew Brees upset team would use early draft pick to take QB of future..”Draft players now so we can win now”

Atlanta..Sign CB-Marcus Trufant to (5Y-69M) extension.

Bills..Sign FA-CB-Marcus Cromartie-ex Chargers
Bills..Sign FA-CB-Brad Sylve-ex Alabama star
Bills..Sign FA-DE-Jake Metz-Arena League star
Bills..Workout FA-QB-TJ Yates.

Jets..Sign FA-CB-John Ojo-CFL-Edmonton Eskimos
Rams..Sign FA-CB-Nikell Coleman-ex Bills

49ers..Sign FA-CB-Jayson DiManche-ex Bengls.
49ers..Release CB-Tremaine Brock after domestic abuse-choking incident.

Washington..Sign FA-OT-John Kling-Arena League
Eagles..Bran Allen-DT-suffers torn pectoral muscle-offseason workout


New England..Jury in Aaron Hernandez murder case returns to deliberations today after 6-hours on Friday.

New Orleans..Raquel Smith-wife of late Saints pass rusher Will Smith, files lawsuit against convicted murderer Cardell Hayes in shooting incident last year.

Ed Hervey..GM-Edmonton Eskimos-CFL-fired..refused to give media-and club access to players to help market team.

Derrick Jensen..longtime scout Seahawks-dies from ALS…played for Raiders..worked for Seahawks 22-years.


Dartmouth..Signs contract to play Princeton at Yankees Stadium in 2019 to honor 250th anniversary of college.

Duke..QB-Thomas Sirk-transfers to East Carolina as Grad student.

Las Vegas..Bishop Gormon High suspended coach Ken Sanchez-serious domestic abuse case…was (30-0) as state champion of UNLV coach Tony Sanchez.



Lakers-W-Minnesota (109-107)…DeAngelo Russell hits 3-point shot with 4/10th second left….LA survives combined (81P) from Karl Anthony Townes and Andrew Wiggins…..LA explodes for 13-point lead in first half…now (25-55)..putting lottery chances in jeopardy…greatly increasing chance they could finish out of top three choices and have to forefeit lst round pick in prior trade also.

Clippers-W-San Antonio…Saturday night victory..LA won 5-in row.

Golden State..G-Steph Curry out with bruised knee.
Oklahoma City..G-Russell Westbrook will finish season averaging triple scoring at (31P-10R-10A) per game.
NYKnicks..GM-Phil Jackson under enormous fire as team skids to (30-51) record.

UCSD…Big West Conference rejects expansion application from school-which wants to move to Division 1 in basketball…9-Presidents in conference say they have no interest in adding teams…UCSD faces September 2018 deadline to join conference…or student funding referendum vote expires.

UCLA…LaVar Ball..father of former Bruins freshman star Lonzo Ball says “UCLA can’t win playing 3-white players on floor”



Kings-L-Ducks (4-3) overtime…Patrick Eaves scores 32nd goal of season..Shea Theodore goal…Ducks win Pacific Division with 105-points

Kings…Miss playoffs…likely roster shakeup coming
Ducks..Will open playoffs with Calgary Flames
Bob Miller..Retires afte brilliant 44Y-career doing Kings hockey.

Dallas Stars….fire veteran coach Lindy Ruff after missing playoffs

Gulls…Ravaged by injuries…have 8-players out of lineup with injuries-recalls…off till Wednesday night-host Bakersfield..after back to back losses to Ontario.

Gulls..Ducks sign draft picks Deven Sideroff-F-Kamloops (36G) and F-Tyler Soy (20G)-Victoria-from Western Canadian Junior League.

Gulls..Sign D-James Melindy-D-Wichita in ECHL (229PIM).

Denver University…Will Butcher-D-named Hobey Baker Player of Year.
Denver-W-Minneosta Duluth..Pioneers score 2G-in-:16 span and win (3-2) to take Frozen 4-Championship.



Billy Walters….Gambler friend of Phil Mickelson-found guilty 10-counts of insider stock trading netting him 40M profits over 7-years…could be sentenced to 20-to-40 years in prison…Mickelson was on list to testify-indicated he would take 5th amendment..was never called…Mickelson made 941,000-profits in 7-days..paid off 1M gambling debt to Walters..then was caught in web and repaid profits he made also.

Santa Anita Derby…Gormley comes from 5-lengths back to win.

Texas 500-NASCAR…Jimmie Johnson starts 40th and wins in Texas..had to go to Infield care center for 3-bags of IV from severe dehydration during race..

Long Beach Grand Prix-Indy Car..James Hinchcliffe survives 3-restarts to out run field…Hinchcliffe nearly died in 2015-Indy 500 crash….Michael Andretti-all four cars breakdown during race.

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