Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Monday

Posted by on July 18th, 2022  •  0 Comments  • 

.(Golf)…

British Open….Australian Cameron Smith roars from 4-shots back to win 150th Open at St Andrews…Finished 20-under par roaring past leader Rory McIlroy
..(-20)..Smith reeled off 4-birdies in row on back nine-shot 65
..(-19)..Cam Young used eagle to surge into 2nd place
..(-18)..Rory McIlroy putter went away lost lead
..(-14)..Tom Fleetwood-Victor Hovland-shot a 74 on final round

..Tiger Woods-Phil Mickelson missed cut on Saturday

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…(Baseball)…

Padres-L-Arizona (3-1)…Wasted Mike Clevinger strong outing (6inn-1R-8K)….Padres bullpen struggles-MacKenzie Gore-Steven Wilson 4-walks-2 runs allowed in 7th inning….David Peralta hit long HR for D-backs……Luke Voit solo HR-SD…  Sunday game..Friars (52-42)….Skid to All Star break losing 14-of-22.. and (11-18) stretch since early June…Padres lost 19-games toi sub .500-teams…Padres fall to 10-games behind Dodgers at All Star break

Padres-W-Arizona (4-3)-Saturday..Luke Voit 3RHR in win
Padres-W-Arizona (5-3)-Friday..Yu Darvish (7inn-114 pitches)

Padres..All Star Break..open 2nd half of season next weekend on road with Mets.

Padres..Jake Cronenworth (.243) named replacement for All Star Game-Tuesday

Padres..Option P-Tayler Scott..OF-Jose Azucar to AAA-El Paso
Padres..Activate P-Steve Wilson from IL
Padres..Continue search for OF-help…OFs hitting (.210) this year
Padres..Wil Myers-finishes up rehab stint at Lake Elsinore-hits 2HRs-3 games
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Dodgers-Angels…off day..LA (60-30)…won 15-of-17…Angels are (12-36) since mid May.

Dodgers-WAngels (9-1)-Saturday..Trea Turner HR-2RHR..Max Muncy 3RHR
Dodgers-W-Angels (9-1) Friday..Clayton Kershaw no hitter into 8th inning

Dodgers..Sign FA-P-Hansel Robles-ex Red Sox
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Angels..OF-Mike Trout-out 5-games with back spasms…pulls out of All Star game.

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(Scoreboard)

Braves-L-Washington..Juan Soto solo HR…Vic Robles 2RHR..Braves (56-38)
Yankees-W-Red Sox..NY (64-28)..NY 8-runs in 4th..Matt Carpenter 3RBIs
Mets-L-Cubs..Nich Horner 3-hits for Chi..NY (58-35)
Blue Jays-W-Royals..Alejandro Kirk 2RHR
Orioles-Rays..Baltimore won 11-of-12
Mariners-W-Texas..Ty France-Cal Raliegh HRs..Seattle won 14-in a row
Phillies-W-Miami..Aaron Nola 10-K..4 hit outing for Phils.
Tigers-Guardians..Rained out
White Sox-W-Twins..Josh Harrison 3RHR
Astros-L-A’s..Stephen Vogt RBI single in 8th..Houston (59-32)…A’s (32-61)
Cardinals-Reds..Rained out
Rockies-L-Pirates..Jake Marisnick 2R double..Kev Newman-Mike Chavis 6H
Giants-W-Brewers..SF 5R-3rd win…Lamont Wade 3R HR for SF.
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(MLB)

All Star Festivities at Dodgers Stadium…Home Run Derby-led by Mets slugger Peter Alonso.

Washington…Agent Scott Boras rejects (15Y-440M) for slugger Juan Soto because much of money was back end loaded…Nationals say they will not trade Soto who has 2-years left on contract after this season.

MLB-Union…Continue discussion about ‘International Draft’…two sides far apart on bonus pool to be given to International signees….Owners offer (180M)…Uniton wants (260M)…Owners want slot system for picks….Union wants open signing pool…Union does not want players from Japan included in draft.

MLB…Settle lawsuit filed by Minor League players over salaries-cost of living..by paying 185M to be distributed to minor league players.
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(Injuries)

Red Sox..P-Chris Sale-fractured pinkie-pitching hand-hit by line drive
Tampa..OF-Harold Ramirez–broken thumb
Washington..Fear P-Stephen Strasburg may have blood clot problem shoulder
Yankees..IL-P-Luis Severino-shoulder-lat injury
Yankees..IL-P=Miguel Castro-Shoulder
Washington..P-Sean Doolittle-elbow surgery
Twins..IL-3B-Ryan Jeffers
Boston..IL-SS-Trevor Story
Phillies..Activate 3B-Jon Camargo..P-Ranger Suarez
Tampa Bay..Activate P-Luis Patino
Cardinals..Activate P-Steven Matz
Tampa Bay..Activate P-Peter Fairbanks from IL
St Louis..IL-P-Drew VanHagen-shoulder
Pirates..IL-P-Chase DeJong-shoulder

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(Roster Moves)

Washington..Re-sign FA-SS-Dee Gordon
Phillies..Option OF-Mickey Moniak (.130)..P-Mark Appel to AAA
Miami..Callup P-Max Meyer..Former #1 pick..(2.41-ERA) minors
Tigers..Option 1B-Spencer Torkelson..1st round pick..(.197BA)

 

Toronto..DFA-P-Sergio Romo
Cubs..DFA-P-Daniel Norris
Cubs..DFA-P-Steven Breault
Mets..DFA-OF-Ender Inciarte
Cleveland..DFA-C-Sandy Leon
Tigers..DFA-P-Drew Carlton

Royals-Blue Jays..TRADE..KC sends P-Foster Griffin to Toronto for P-Jon Bernal.
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(MLB Draft)

Padres…Pick 15…P-Dylan Lesko..High School pitcher-Buford, Georgia..coming off Tommy John surgery in April..clocked 97mph…was supposed to be top 5-pick prior to surgery…(6’2-195) righthander…

Dodgers..No 1st round pick

Angels..Picked 13th..SS-Zach Neto-Campbell University..hit (.405-.407) last two years in college.
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Draft-Top picks:

1..Orioles..SS-Jackson Holliday-Stillwater, Oka..hit (.685)-son of MLB star
2..Arizona.OF-Dru Jones-Norcross, Georgia..son of Andru Jones (.570).
3..Texas..P-Kumar Rocker-Louisville..ex Mets draft pick-injured
4-Pirates..SS-Termarr Johnson-Mays,Georgia..(.491)
5-Washington..OF-Elijah Green-Bradenton, Florida..son NFL star Eric Green

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…(Basketball)…

Lakers..Russell Westbrook fires his agent from Wasserman Group over disagreement over how he should interact with the Lakers after failure to execut trades in off season

Utah-NY Knicks…Trade talks for Jazz G-Donovan Mitchell stall..Jazz want 3-players and 6-future draft picks

Nets..Brooklyn attempts to deal F-Kevin Durant stall-may retain him to start season..has 4-years left on his contract

Lakers..G-LeBron James goes public-calls Celtics fans ‘racist’ for treatment of visiting players.

Bulls..Lose rookie G-Dalen Terry with hamstring injury in Summer League

Utah..Hires longtime guard Jason Terry as assistant coach

Boston..Sign FA-F- Mfiendu Kabengele (6’9)..(17P-4R)  in GLeague
Spurs..Sign FA-F-KZ Okpala-ex Heat

Brittney Greiner…Personal lawyer appears at her trial in Moscow..presents doctors letters allowing her to use marijuana oils to help with Pain relief…Her Russian team coach and players testify as to her popularity on that team

 

San Diego State..Hire former USD coach Sam Scholl as administrative assistant in Aztecs program.
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…(Football)…

Houston..Texans settle out of court with 30-women who had filed lawsuits against QB-Deshaun Watson-naming team as ‘enablers’ in his sexual misconduct …6-outstanding cases still exist.

Kansas City..OT-Orlando Brown rejects (6Y-136M) extension..has not signed franchise tag..may hold out of camp…Tag worth (16.7M)

Bengals..S-Jesse Bates will hold out-will not sign franchise tag deal..Tag worth (16M)

Rams..RB-Cam Akers given full clearance in camp-coming off Achilles surgery

Miami..13Y-veteran safety Jason McCourty retires
Raiders..Veteran OG-Richie Incognito-retires (39Y)..injuries last 2-years
Tampa Bay..Contacts FA-TE-Kyle Rudolph-ex Giants-Vikings
Browns..Report may contact QB-Cam Newton-ex Carolina-Patriots

USC…LA Times extensive report on dementia and addiction problems with legendary RB-Charles White..now in lockdown care facility

Big 12…New Commissioner Brett Yourmuk says ‘Conference open for business’ discussing expansion or merger with Pac 10 teams.

San Diego Strike Force-L-Massachusetts (60-17)..in season finale…Finish season (3-13)…after (1-13) first season in Indoor Football League.
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…(Hockey)…

NHL-Free Agency…161 Players Change teams in 4-days

Nazim Kadri-ex Colorado Avalanche star still unsigned
Jon Klingbert-ex Dallas Star defenseman still on market
PK Subban-ex Nashville defenseman still free agent

Devils..Sign FA-C-Ondrej Palat-ex Tampa Bay
Carolina..Sign FA-LW-Ondrj Kase-ex Toronto
Ottawa..Sign FA-D-Jacib Larsson-ex Ducks
Blues..Sign FA-LW-Martin Frk-ex Kings
Colorado..Sign FA-D-Brad Hunt-ex Canucks
Toronto..Sign FA-F-Jordie Benn-ex Minnesota
Capitals..Sign FA-F-Dylan Strome-ex Blackhawks
Florida..Sign FA-D-Michael Del Zotto-ex Ottawa

Montreal-Penguins..TRADE…Habs deal D-Jeff Petry-F-Ryan Poling to Pittsburgh for D-Mike Matheson and #4 pick

Penguins-Devils..TRADE..Pittsburgh ships D-John Marino to Devils for #3 pick-F-Ty Smith

Winnipeg..C-Pierre Luc Dubois rejects Jets extension offer-asks for trade to Montreal.

Ducks..Sign #1-pick-D-Pavel Mintukov-will go back to OHL as 19-year old next year.

Ducks..Sign 4-free agents for San Diego Gulls:
..C-Chase DeLeo-ex NJ Devils..scored 22-goals in Utica
..D-Colton White-ex Devils-played at Utica
..D-Austin Strand-ex LA Kings-played at Ontario
..C-Justin Kirkland-ex Calgary-scored 25-goals at Stockton

..LW-Alex Limgoes-signs with Winnipeg..Scored 21-goals with Gulls
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…(General)…

LIV-Saudi Super League…9/11-Family Foundation will boycott-picket Trump-Bedminster Course in New Jersey…hosting LIV event next week

IOC..Restores Gold Medal stripped from Jim Thorpe in 1912 in 2-events because he violated ‘Amateur rules’ by playing minor league baseball

NASCAR..New Hampshire 400..Christopher Bell dominant win as team recovered from bad series of mistakes in past races to grab win and qualify for end of season playoffs.

Indy Car..Grand Prix-Toronto…Scott Dixon starts on front row..leads most of the way…holds off Colton Herta after late restart  to win.

NASCAR..Ty Dillon announces he is leaving Richard Petty Motorsports end of year

NASCAR…Former Infinity driver and USAC star Bobby East stabbed to death in Orange County incident with  gunman…Police kill gunman Trent Millsaps while trying to arrest him
Soccer..Polish star Robert Lewandoski completes 50M transfer from Bayern Munich-signs with FC Barcelona

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