Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Monday
Padres-W-Brewers (6-3)….Jake Cronenworth crashes 3R-HR in 10th as Padres get off the deck and win series…Kolten Wong solo HR-2R HR for Brewers…Andrew McCutchen 3H for Milwaukee….Mike Clevinger (1R-3H-6K) for San Diego…Nick Martinez 3-shutout innings……Sunday game…San Diego (33-21)….(9-11) vs teams winning records…Padres just 2GB Dodgers.
Padres-NY Mets…Friars open home stand vs New York-Monday matchup..Blake Snell-vs-Carlos Carrasco…Mets best record in NL (37-19) despite injuries to Jacob DeGrom-Max Scherzer.
Padres..OF-Wil Myers facing knee scope surgery for cartilage flap tear..could be 3-to-5 week rehab..had cortisone shot last week
Padres..SS-Fernando Tatis will have Monday bone scan on wrist as rehab continues.
Padres..Activate P-Mike Clevinger from IL.
Padres..Callup OF-Brent Rooker from El Paso
Padres..lead MLB with 31-quality starts this year
Padres..Opening day payroll (293M)
Padres..P-Ryan Weathers continues struggle-El Paso (2-4)..7.36-ERA
Dodgers-L-Mets (5-4)…JD Davis hits RBI double in 10th off Craig Kimbrel-who continues to struggle…Brusdar Graterol gave up 3-runs earlier to let Mets bak in game….LA entire bullpen struggling….Trea Turner 2RHR for LA… (35-19)
Dodgers…off day on Monday
Dodgers..OF-Kevin Pillar-surgery-fractured shoulder
Dodgers..OF-Edwin Rios-torn hamstring-possible surgery
Dodgers..Callup 2B-Eddie Alvarez from AAA
Dodgers..Clayton Kershaw-rehab outing-Rancho Cucamonga
Dodgers..Andrew Heaney-Max Muncy begin rehab assignments-Oklahoma City
Dodgers..P-Andrew Heaney (3inn-1R)
Dodgers..2B-Max Muncy (0-3) at Oklahoma City
Angels-L-Phillies (9-7)….Angels blow (6-2) lead…Bryce Harper Grand Slam HR…Bryce Shott 3RHR in comeback win……Halos lost 11-in a row ..now (27-28)
Angels-Red Sox..Monday game in Anaheim-Noah Syndegaard-vs-Mike Wacha
Angels..OF-Mike Trout in career worst (0-26) slump…(4-42)
Angels..DH-Shohei Ohtani (6-37) slump
Angels..Manager Joe Maddon concerned Shohei Ohtani tipping off his pitches….2-bad starts in a row..(3.2inn-11R-1-H-5W)
Yankees-W-Tigers..Joey Gallo 2RHR..Josh Donaldson Sac Fly 10th for NY..
Cubs-W-Cardinals….PJ Higgins RBI double-Chi
Blue Jays-L-Twins..Gary Sanchez 2RHR.
Arizona-L-Pirates.Cam Mitchell HR for Bucs.
Guardians-W-Orioles..Andre Giminez 3RHR for Cleve
Texas-L-Seattle..Rangers hit 4-HRs in game..lost on wild pitch in 10th.
Red Sox-W-A’s..Franchey Cordero 3RHR for Boston..A’s (7-23) at home.
Rays-L-White Sox…Andrew Vaughn RBI double for Chicago.
Astros-W-Royals..Yander Alvarez HR…Kyle Tucker 3RHR for Hou..
Giants-W-Miami…Donovan Walton Grand Slam HR for SF.
Reds-L-Washington…Jos Bell 2R-double. for Nats
Braves-W-Rockies..Matt Olson 3RHR for Atl..
Phillies..Fire Manager Joe Girardi (22-29) start..failed to make playoffs 3-years in a row…Also fired bench coach Bobby Meachum…robbie Thompson takes over as Interim manager.
MLB…announces Opening Day payrolls for teams:
..Dodgers (310M)..could have as high as 47M-luxury tax bill
..Red Sox (232M)..
MLB…lowest payroll teams:
Houston..Sign 1B-Yordan Alvarez (6Y-115M) extension
Cardinals..Callup P-Zach Robinson..Option P-Matt Liberatore
Reds-Yankees..TRADE..Cinn deals 2B-Jay Bauers to NY
Texas-Royals..TRADE..Rangers deal P-Albert Abreu to KC
Phillies-Twins..TRADE..Twins acquire OF-John Andreoli
Toronto-Seattle..TRADE..Jays deal P-Ryan Borucki to Seattle
Mariners..Sign FA-OF-Scott Heinerman-ex Reds
Reds..Sign FA-P-TJ Zeuch-ex Jays
Mets..Option OF-Dominic Smith to AAA-convert him to 1B
Cubs..Callup P-Anderson Espinoza
Washington..Sign FA-2B-Idle Vargas
Cubs..Release 2B-Robel Garcia-to sign in Korea
Twins..Callup P-Chi Chi Gonzalez
Pirates..P-Nick Kingham-released by Hanwah Eagles-Japan
Seattle..Option P-Eli Hernandez to AAA
Royals..Option P-Ron Bazlonas to AAA
Cubs..Outright P-Mark Leiter to AAA
Yankees..Activate OF-Giancarlo Stanton from IL
Royals..Activate OF-Michael Taylor from Covid list
Giants..Activate OF-Austin Meadows from IL
White Sox..Activate P-Kyle Click
Cardinals..P-Jack Flaherty sent on rehab outing
Cardinals..OF-Tyler O’Neill..Dylan Carson go out on rehab assignments
Brewers..C-Omar Narvaez on Covid list
Orioles..P-Grayson Rodriguez-late strain
Reds..Surgery P-Justin Wilson-elbow
Yankees..Surgery P-Chad Green-elbow
Colorado..Surgery OF-Ryan Rolison-shoulder
Cubs..Surgery OF-Brennan Davis-blood vessel issue
Cardinals..IL-P-Vince Velasquez-groin issue
Mets..2B-Francisco Lindor sprained finger
USD-L-Vanderbilt (8-2)..Vandy wins eliimination game
USD-L-Oregon State (8-2)..give up 8R in first three innings
USD-W-Vanderbilt..(3-2)…P-Brendan Mautz (7inn-1R) opening game win
Golden State-W-Boston…..Warriors led (87-64 )in 4th quarter at Press Time…Steph Curry-Jordan Poole-Klay Thompon lead explosive 3-pint barrage in 3rd quarter…Warriors outscored Boston (35-14 in third quarter…Boston had 2-baskets in 13-possessions at game got away from them…..Sunday game…Series tied (1-1)
Lakers…NBA execs praise hire Darvin Ham…’extreme competitor’…’infusion grit’
Charlotte..interview Kenny Atkinson-2nd time for Hornets job
Minnesota..Hire Matt Lloyd-Orlando…VP-Basketball Operations
NBA..Commissioner Adam Silver…League pushing ahead with Mid-Season tourney plans….No expansion plans to Seattle-Las Vegas…Will consider reduction of schedule from 82-games 78-games while adding Mid season tourney
Aztecs…LA Times report San Diego Police continue investigation of ‘Gang Rape’ incident last October involving 5-SDSU players at off-campus house party…Times reports SDSU President was asked to hold off campus investigation until Police completed their probe…No charges have been brought yet…SDSU allowed the players to remain on Football team during probe….Lawyers representing coed upset at school’s handling of case.
Houston..Attorney Rusty Harden…discussing 24-sexual misconduct lawsuits against QB-Deshaun Watson….’Consensual sex is not a crime’…Report that Watson used 40-different female massage therapist over a two year span…Being painted as a sexual predator.
Houston..Report QB-Deshaun Watson offered 100,000 each to 22-plaintiffs to try and settle court cases.
Dallas..former coach Bill Parcells praised RB-Marion Barber…’Perfect player-complete person’…Barber passed away while taking shower in home at age (38Y)..No foul play..no drugs in system.
CFL-Montreal Alouettes…cancel practice-Covid outbreak.
XFL…Hires Wade Phillips..Bob Stoops..Jim Haslett…Hines Ward..Rod Woodson..Anthony Becht…Tyrell Buckley as head coaches for next year’s relaunch of spring league
Tampa Bay-W-NY Rangers (3-2)….Ondrej Palot scores (:48) left for Lightning win..Steve Stamkos scored early in 3rd period to tie game…NY lost (2-0) lead on road….Rangers lead series (2-1)…..
Colorado-at-Edmonton..Monday game…Avs lead series (3-0)
Colorado..F-Nazim Kadri to miss rest of playoffs with possible neck injury after cross check into boards by Evander Kane
Boston..D-Charley McAvoy-surgery-shoulder-will be out 6-months…
Toronto..G-Jack Campbell headed to NHL free agency..had (2.64-GAA)
Montreal..G-Carey Price given Plasma Injection in ailing knee-shutdown rehab
Detroit..Negotiate with F-Elmer Soderblom-scored 21G-Frolunda-Sweden
Penguins..Lose D-Nic Almari-signs with Lukko-Finland
Vancouver..Opens talks with FA-F-Andrei Kuzmenko-scored 27G-KHL
Arizona Coyotes…Tempe City Council approves plans for 2B-Arena-Entertainment District near Sky Harbor Airport for NHL team.
Larry Hillman…Longtime NHL defenseman-passes away (85Y)…won 6-Stanley Cup rings with Maple Leafs-Blackhawks…Youngest player in history to win Ring..at age 18.
NASCAR…Gateway 300-Illinois…Joey Logano chases down Kyle Busch on final restart with 2-laps left to win…Busch was pulling away before Kevin Harvick hit hard into the wall forcing a 2-lap overtime restart….Logano-Busch swapped the lead on final lap but Logan held on.
Indy Car..Detroit Grand Prix…Will Power races to victory for Team Penske.
Formula 1…off weekend
World Cup soccer qualifying:
..Ukraine-L-Wales (1-0)…Ukraine’s Cindarella story came to an end…Gareth Bales scores on laser shot off the leftwing that hit a defender and bounced in for a goal…Wales goalie Wayne Hennessey made 9-saves including 4-poiint blank shots to preserve the win….Wales qualifies for the World Cup for the first time since 1958…Ukraine’s emotional drive playing for their flag and their soldiers at war csme to an end.
USA-Uruguay….Soccer friendly game…Wound up (0-0) tie in Kansas City……US missed 3-scoring opportunities in game…..Uruguay strong offensive performance in the tie…Cavini missed open net in extra time…….Goalkeeper Sean Johnson big saves in 2nd half to earn the tie….USA plays in Nations League tournament end of the week.
Team USA…CEO-Wil Wilson announces resignation after 2-years on job
French Open Tennis:
..Rafael Nadal-W-Casper Ruud (6-3 6-3)….Nadal wins 14th French Open title……Men’s Finals
..Coco Grauff-L-Iga Swiatek straight sets in Women’s Finals
..Alex Zverev..Tore 3-ligaments in ankle in semi-final loss to Rafael Nadal
Wimbledon…Serena-Venus Williams…not scheduled to play in London
(-13)..Billy Horschel runs away from field..shot (7-under-65) on Saturday…had Eagle late on Sunday finished (-13) with Aaron Wise (-9) in second place
PGA Tour…Kevin Na renounces Tour..turns in playing card..will play all 8-events in Saudi Super League starting next week.