Padres-W-Diamondbacks (10-5)….Jurickson Profar Grand Slam HR…Jorge Alfaro Solo HR….Javy Guerra gave up 4R in 9th….Padres win 3-of-4 to start the season…….Sunday game…Blake Snell pulled right before start of game….Snell had abductor tightness-groin during warmups in bullpen..same injury that sidelined him last September..
Padres-Giants…Monday game-San Francisco…Japanese free agent Nick Martinez makes first start for San Diego
Padres… Starting pitchers in rotation….Darvish-Manaea-Musgrove-….combined (19inn-2R-5H) allowed in Arizona series.
Padres…Minor League Report:
..El Paso..Mackenzie Gore-1st start ..(5Inn-0R-2H-7K)
..El Paso..Ryan Weathers-1st start..(.1/3 inn-5R)
Dodgers-L-Rockies (9-4)…Julio Urias (2inn-6R) allowed…CJ Cron 2R-HR……Ty Blach 4-shutout innings out of bullpen….Rockies win 2-of-3 in series…Sunday game…Bud Black’s 1000th career win.
Dodgers…off day Monday-travel to Minnesota..play Twins-Tuesday
Dodgers..DL-P-Victor Gonzalez-elbow issue
Angels-L-Astros (4-1)…Houston gets 2R on errors..1-on past ball….Halos off to (1-3) start.
Angels-Miami..Monday game…Michael Lorenzen makes 1st start for Halos
Angels…Bench OF-Joe Adell-5 strikeouts in a row..
Angels..Bullpen-bad start to year (9inn-13R-15H-6 HRs) allowed
Angels..Sign FA-P-Kyle Tyler-ex Padres
Angels..Put P-Jose Qujada on DL-oblique
Angels..Callup P-Brian Moran from AAA
As-W-Phillies..Billy McKinney HR for Oakland..
Rays-W-Orioles..Corey Kluber (4inn-0R) for Tampa Bay
White Sox-W-Tigers..Tim Anderson 3H..Andrew Vaughn HR-3RBI.
Reds-W-Braves..Rookie P-Hunter Green (5inn-R) in debut..
Mets-L-Washington..Nelson Cruz HR-3RBI win in..
Texas-W-Toronto..Rangers hit 4HRs..Jays lost 4-0 lead.
Indians-W-Royals..Steven Kwan (5-5)..Owen Miller 4RBIs..
Twins-W-Mariners….Gary Sanchez Grand Slam HR for Minnesota.
Pirates-W-Cardinals..Michael Chais-Grand Slam HR..
Cubs-L-Brewers..Mike Brosseau pinch hit HR for Milwaukee
Giants-W-Marlins..Wiler Flores sacrifice fly.
Red Sox-W-Yankees…Brian Dalbek HR for Sox prevents sweep
Rockies..Hire legendary slugger Todd Helton-Assistant GM
Japan…P-Rokie Sasaki throws 19-strikeout no hitter for Chiba Lotte Marines..struck out 13-batters in a row mid-game.
Yankees..Aaron Judge rejects (7Y-215M) extension-will test free agency
White Sox..P-Lucas Gialito-out 2W–oblique
White Sox..OF-AJ Pollock-hamstring
White Sox-A’s…Trade Talks..Sox interested in P-Frankie Montas..A’s want 1B-Andrew Vaughn.
Seattle..Sign FA-P-Daniel Ponce DeLeon-ex Cardinals
Seattle..Sign FA-P-Rob Kaminski-ex Phillies
Seattle..Sign FA-2B-Taylor Featherstone-ex Royals
Twins..Open talks with FA-OF-Justin Upton-ex Angels
Phillies..Sign FA-OF-Roman Quinn
Atlanta..Sign FA-OF-Delino DeShields-ex Reds-Marlins
Pirates..Callup P-Roansey Contreras
Orioles-Seattle..TRADE..Birds deal P-Mason McCoy to Mariners
Aztecs-L-San Jose State…SDSU loses weekend series to Spartans…SDSU (7-24)…(1-14) in Mountain West Conference
Lakers-Denver…Game tied (69-69) at halftime at Press Time…Nuggets without Nikola Jokic-Jamal Murray…Lakers without LeBron-AD-Westbrook……Season ending game…Lakers (32-49)….Lost 8-of-9
Lakers…Season ended with LeBron James-Anthony Davis-Russell Westbrook having played together in only 21-of-80-games because of injuries
Lakers..Waiting game begins on future of Coach Frank Vogel after disastrous season…..Rumors team interested in veteran coach Mike Brown-ex Cavs or Quinn Snyder-Utah if changed made.
Clippers-Oklahoma City….LA (41-40)…Clippers qualify for play in game with limited season from Paul George-no games from injured Kawhi Leonard.
Sacramento…Reports coach Alvin Gentry will be fired…Kings interested in longtime NBA coach Mike D’Antoni
Charlotte..Hornets use F-Gordon Hayward-will miss start playoffs-foot issue
Knicks..G-RJ Barrett-serious knee injury.
Pittsburgh…Steelers ‘heartbroken’ over death of backup QB-Dwayne Haskins…hit by truck while trying to walk across 4-lane highway at 6:30am on Saturday in Ft-Lauderdale….Had been workout out with Steelers QBs-WRs in Florida….Threw 50TDs in one year at Ohio State…1st round pick of Redskins-released after 2-years because off field issues and poor performances on field..signed as backup QB-midseason by Steelers
Chargers..Negotiations continue with S-Derwin James on contract extension before he hits free agency…Makes (9M) this year…wants (18M) next year.
Chargers..LB-Kenneth Murray confirms major ankle surgery-could miss OTAs
Chiefs..S-Tyrann Mathieu says ‘heartbroken’ Chiefs not offer him contract
Bengals..Say they will build ‘practice bubble’ for next season
Dallas..Mourns passing legendary OT-Rayfield Wright (78Y) of seizure issues
Houston..Signs WR-Branden Cooks to 2Y extension
Denver..Re-signs S-Kareem Jackson
Ravens..Re-sign DT-Calais Campbell to 2Y extension
Chargers..Sign FA-LB-Troy Reeder-ex Rams starter
Chargers..Sign FA-KR-DeAndre Carter-ex 49ers (25Y-KR..8Y-PR)
Ravens..Meet with FA-RB-Melvin Gordon-ex Broncos-Chargers
Washington..Release S-DJ Hayden
Eagles..Sign FA-WR-Devon Allen-ex Oregon standout
Miami..Workout FA-LB-Reuben Foster-ex 49ers
Miami..Sign FA-P-Thomas Morestead-ex Saints
Colts..Sign FA-S-Rod McLeon-ex Eagles
Cowboys..Sign FA-FBRyan Nall-ex Bears
Browns..Sign FA-QB-Josh Dobbs-ex Steelers
Bears..Sign FA-CB-Tavon Young-ex Ravens
Bears..Sign FA-TE-Ryan Griffen-ex Jets
Bears..Sign FA-LB-Matt Adams-ex Colts
Bears..Workout FA-LB-Anthony Hitchens-ex Chiefs
Falcons..Sign FA-CB-Mike Ford-ex Broncos
San Diego Strike Force-W-Tucson (67-66)…QB-Steve Cluley threw 5TD passesi, including game winner on final play, in upset road win…First win of the season…Strike Force (1-3) in Indoor Football League..
Clemson..Coach Dabo Swinney…’Blowup college football’….’Expects Power 5-Conferences to breakaway for owner Division…’Football has different problems at different levels-quit treating all leagues as the same….’Transfer Portal is a mess’…’No Guidance from leadership’
Kings-L-Minnesota (6-3)….Kings had (3-0) lead.-Wild scored 6-goals in a row….LA (38-26-10)
Ducks-L-Carolina (5-2)..Jordan Staal 3-goal hat trick for Canes…..Anaheim (29-33-12)…Lost 14-of-16-games….
Ducks..Sign FA-F-Blake McLaughlin-Univ Minnesota..36-career goals..will be assigned to San Diego Gulls.
Gulls-L-Abbotsford Canucks (5-2)-Saturday..Lost despite 2-power play goals
..Denver University-W-Mankato state..Pioneers scored 3-goals in 3rd period against Hobey Baker winner Dryden McKay for (5-1) win…DU wins 9th NCAA title…DU had upset top seed Michigan….Mankato had shocked Minnesota in seim finals on Friday
Buffalo..Sign D-Owen Pound-UMichigan..1st pick in last year’s draft
Columbus..Sign C-Kent Johnson..1st round pick-Michigan
Bruins..Sign F-George Merkulov-Ohio State-scored 20-goals
Toronto..Sign F-Max Ellis-Notre Dame
Flyers..Sign C-Bobby Brink-Denver U
Seattle..Opens talks with #1 pick-F-Matt Beniers-Michigan
Rangers..Open talks with F-Ben Meyers-Univ Minnesota
Vancouver…Open talks with FA-F-Andrei Kerzmenko…scored (66P)-St Petersburg-KHL-Russia
Montreal..Lose F-Jon Druoin for year-wrist surgery
Las Vegas..Activate F-Max Pacioretty-out most of year injuries
San Jose..May interview John Ferguson-Arizona Coyotes for vacant GM job
Masters-Augusta..Scottie Scheffler survives bad finish Saturday to rebuild lead for win……had 5-stroke lead evaporate with 4-bogeys on 7-holes…Rallied on Sunday to stay out of trouble…finished 10-under par
..Rory McIlroy stormed up leader board-Sunday-6-Birdies-Eagle-Sunday
..Colin Morikawa had eagle 6-birides on Sunday
..McIlroy-Morikawa both had birdies from long distance bunker shots
..(-7) Rory McIlroy
..(-3) Cameron Smith
Tiger Woods…Finished 47th place…ran out of gas…Finished with (78s) both Saturday and Sunday after making the cut….Woods had 5-bogeys-2 double bogeys on Saturday…Sunday 5-bogeys 1-double bogey….Last two days of tourney had 8-bogeys-3 double bogeys.
Masters…Handed out record purse (2.7M) to winner…(15M) to entire field
Reuters..Reporting former Masters champion Angel Cabrera is in Argentine prison for 2-years on conviction of domestic abuse.
Santa Anita Derby…Taiba pulls off big upset on Saturday to qualify for Kentucky Derby…Was horse Bob Baffert had to turn ovr to another trainer because of Kentucky Derby suspension
NASCAR…Martinsville 400..William Byron grabs lead on restarts..holds off Martin Truex for win on Saturday night.
Indy Car..Long Beach Grand Prix..Josef Newgarden wins 2nd race in a row..outrunning former F1 driver-Romain Grosjean-1st time on Podium…Newgarden grinded his way up field to make last lap pass for win….Alex Polua finished 3rd…Jimmie Johnson comes home 20th driving with broken hand after 2-crashes in practice……Colton Herta-pole sitter had problems.
Formula 1…Charles LeClerc dominant win for Ferrari….Max Verstappen had engine failure for 2nd time in 3 races…Lewis Hamilton-struggled to 4th place-yet to win this year.
Audi..reaches agreement to buy Team McLaren
Porsche..reaches deal to supply engines for Team Red Bull
Tennis…Novak Djokovic-unvaccinated…arrives in Monte Carlo-cleated to play..barred from Australian Open.
Boris Becker…facing 7-years in prison for hiding Millions in off shore accounts while filing for Bankruptcy in Europe…2-failed businesses…2-costly divorces
Soccer…Team USA F-Gio Reyna suffers major knee injury playing for Dortmund-Germany
Cristiano Ronaldo…faces EPL discipline for slapping cell phone out of hand of heckler during game