Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Monday
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Padres….Confirm SS-Fernando Tatis underwent a 2nd wrist surgery, inserting new screw to help healing process…Padres believe Tatis will be ready for spring training as he rehabs both shoulder and now wrist.
Padres-Phillies…Open NLCS-Petco Park…Yu Darvish-vs-Zach Wheeler…Wheeler went (12-7) in regular season with (2.62-ERA)…Has (2.19-ERA) in post season..Darvish won 16-games in regular season…is (2-0) in post season.
..Phillies won 4-of-7 games vs Padres
..Phillies hit (.253) as team with (205HRs)
..Bryce Harper hitting (.435) in playoffs
..Kyle Schwarber (46HRs)…Rhys Hoskins (30HRs)
..JT Realmuto-Nick Castellanos-Jean Seguar round out strong lineup
..Trent Grisham-hitting (.381) in playoffs
..Manny Machado (291)..Jurickson Profar (.280)
..Juan Soto (.250)..Jake Cronenworth (.240)
..Josh Bell (.150)..Ha Kim (.192)..Wil Myers (.087)
..San Diego bullpen (24inn-2R) among their top 7-relievers
..Padres pitching holding opposing batters (.210) average
..Padres hitting (.239) as team in playoffs
Yankees-Cleveland…Game 5-rained out…Will be played on Tuesday
Dodgers..Begin exit meetings after playoff losses..Manager Dave Roberts job not in jeopardy…(632-380) record
Dodgers…May put OF-Cody Bellinger on trade block…has hit (.239-165-210) in 3-years since MVP season…
Mets…Owner Steve Cohen says team will not cut payroll..Finished season with (298M) payroll
Cardinals…3Y-contract extension to GM-Michael Girsch.
Chargers-W-Broncos (19-16) OT…..Dustin Hopkins-playing with an injured quad-kicked 4-field goals in ugly defensive struggle…Monday Night Football
..Hopkins 31-35-37-39 Field goals
..Chargers caused muffed punt in overtime leading to final FG
..Justin Herbert (238P-0TD-1 Int-2-sacks)
..Herbert took 11-hits…12-pressures
..Austin Ekeler only (38Rusing)
..Chargers only 5-plays of Plus 10Y
..Dru Tranquill 2-key QB sacks to stop Broncos drives
..Khalil Mack 1-sack-2 pressures
..CB-JC Jackson gave up pass plays39-47Y
..OG-Zion Johnson 3-penalties
..OT-Trey Pipkens gave up 2-QB sacks-2 pressures
..OT-Jam Salyer 1 Penalty-2 pressures
..Russell Wilson started (10-10) passing..went (5-18) rest of game
..Wilson only 5TD passes in 6-games
..Broncos had 7-major penalties
..Denver CB-DeMarrie Mathis 4-pass interference calls
..Broncos now (2-4)..
..Chargers now (4-2)
Carolina-Arizona…Panthers TRADE-WR-Robby Anderson to Cardinals for 6th-7th round draft picks…Anderson was kicked off the field during Sunday game for angry arguments with assistant coaches.
Bills..Release LB-Andre Smith
Titans..Release WR-Josh Gordon
Packers..Sign FA-OG-Luke Tenuta-ex Packers
Carolina..Sign FA-CB-Chandler Wooten-ex Arizona
Washington..QB-Carson Wentz out 6W-fractured finger
Rams..OT-Joe Noteboom-Season ending torn achilles
Miami..LB-Nick Needham-torn achilles
Packers..WR-Randal Cobb-hi ankle sprain-could be out 6W
Arizona..WR-Marquise Brown-sprained foot
Arizona..OG-Justin Pugh-major knee injury
Broncos..Activate S-Justin Simmons from IR
Washington Post..Reports owner Daniel Snyder returns to run NFL team after 1Y-suspension and 10M fine for Toxic workplace investigation.
NYGiants…Former NFL CB-Antonio Dennard shot and killed at 3am in bar-room incident outside a tavern in Muhlenberg, Pennsylvania….also played for Packers-Jaguars.
Houston..Fire Exec VP-Jack Easterling-in charge of Football Operations
Green Bay..QB-Aaron Rodgers says team needs to simplify playbook language
Dallas..QB-Dak Prescott says he will start next week against Detroit
Arizona..NFL lifts 6-game suspension DeAndre Hopkins for PED violation
Patriots..No decision yet who starts QB-Bailey Zappe-Mac Jones
Tampa Bay..QB-Tom Brady missed Friday walk thru-Staurday meeting-…Had gone to Boston for Robert Kraft wedding.
CFL-Edmonton Elks QB-Taylor Cornelius-hospitalized spleen injury
Aztecs..Return to practice field yet to decide who starts at QB-Braxton Burmeister or Jalen Maden
Indiana…QB-Jack Tuttle announcing he is entering transfer portal…Is team captain-but did not win starting QB job.
NBA-Season opens Tuesday
Lakers-at-Golden State…F-Anthony Davis has back tightness…G-Russell Westbrook-hamstring…G-Dennis Schroeder-finger issue
Milwaukee..G-Khris Middleton to miss 4-more weeks-continuing wrist surgery rehab
Houston…G-Kevin Porter signs (4Y-60M) extension
AP Poll…1-North Carolina…2-Gonzaga..3-Houston..4-Kentucky…5-Kansas….UCLA preseason ranked 12th…Aztecs 19th.
Kings-W-Detroit (5-4)OT…..Phillipe Danault 2-goals..Monday game
Ducks-L-Rangers (6-4)..Rangers outshot Ducks (43-26)..Monday game
Ducks-at-New Jersey Devils
Toronto…Family of legendary D-Borje Salming confirms he is in hospice with ALS disease in Sweden.
Arizona..Lose F-Nick Schmaltz-8W-shoulder injury
Detroit..F-Tyler Bertuzzi-out 8W-shoulder injury
Vancouver..D-Tucker Poolman on IR-Migraines return from concussion
LIV Golf…Brooks Koepka wins 1st tourney in 24-months with LIV-Saudi Arabia…says he continues to have knee-hip issues
Formula 1…Haas-USA team may not bring back young driver Mick Schumacher for 2023…Is 16th in driver points….Year been marred by race-crashes.