Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Monday

Posted by on June 1st, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

……..(Baseball)………..

Padres-W-Cubs (2-1)..Ryan Schimpf solo HR..Luis Perdomo (7inn-1R)…San Diego sweeps Chicago..Padres won 4-in row-first time this year..Cubs have lost 6-in row…and 8-in row on road..

Padres..Thursday off day..Colorado Rockies come in on Friday.

Dodgers-L-Cardinals (2-1)..Dexter Fowler solo HR-cool off hot Dodgers…LA won 11-of-14..now (33-21) on season..

LA-St Louis..Thursday..Brandon McCarthy (5-1)-vs-Adam Wainwright (5-3)

Dodgers..finish month of May with pitching staff showing (2.93-ERA)

Angels-W-Braves..(2-1)..Eric Young, replacing injured Mike Trout, solo HR late in win

Halos-Minnesota..Open weekend series with Twins..Alex Meyer (2-2)-vs-Ada Mejia (1-1).

Angels..Albert Pujols heads to June with (599) career home runs.
Angels..OF-Cam Maybin-hobbled-hamstring
Angels..3B-Yunel Escobar sent out on rehaf

(Scoreboard)

Yankees-L-Orioles..Adam Jones 3R-HR..Chris Davis 2R-HR..Masahiro Tanaka gives up 7R-4inn…Yankees (30-20)

Red Sox-W-White Sox..Christian Vasquez 2R-double

Astros-W-Twins..Houston explodes for 17-runs..Astros hit 6-home runs…George Springer 2-solo HRs…in 3-game series in Minnesota-Astros scored 40R-on-37H)…Houston (37-16).

Rockies-L-Mariners..Danny Valencia 2R-double

Nationals-W-Giants..Ryan Zimmerman 3R-HR..Nats (33-19)

Arizona-W-Pirates..Chris Owings RBI-single..DBacks (33-22)

Indians-L-A’s.Chad Pinder solo HR-2R-HR.

Mets-L-Brewers..Eric Thames 2R-HR-14th on year..Jacob deGrom (4inn-7R)

Royals-L-Tigers..Justin Upton 2R-double.

Blue Jays-W-Reds..Devon Travis 2R-HR

Miami-W-Phillies..Marcel Ozuna 2R-HR..Justin Bour solo HR-2R-HR

Texas-L-Tampa Bay..Derek Norris hits 2R-HR…Rays hit 3-bombs in 10th inning

(MLB)

Washington..GM-Mike Rizzo critical of MLB discipline handing slugger Bryce Harper for going to mound to fight after dangerous-meaningless beanball…Says ‘no balance’ to discipline handed down…Harper 4-games..Strickland-with a 3Y old grudge-only got 6-after putting top player at risk…Harper appeal reduced suspension by 1-game to 3-games to be served.

NY Mets..upset..Mascot Mr. Met gives fans the finger after another loss.

(Injuries)

Giants..OF-Mike Morse-concussion DL-injured in Nationals brawl.
Phillies..DL-P-Vincent Velasquez-elbow.
Houston..DL-P-Joe Musgrove
Rockies..DL-P-Adam Ottavino-shoulder
Tigers..OF-Justin Upton-quad injury
Twins..Exam P-Phil Hughes-scar tissue in shoulder
Boston..Activate 3B-Pablo Sandoval from DL
Reds..Send P-Tony Cingrani out on rehab
Phillies..OF-Daniel Nava goes out on rehab

(Roster)

Washington..Release P-Joe Nathan…was at AAA (16inn-11R-27baserunners)
Phillies..Option P-Zach Elfin
Braves..Send P-Josh Collmenter to AAA
Twins..Option 1B-Kennys Vargas
Phillies..Callup P-Ricardo Pinto.

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………..(Football)………….

Chargers…WR-Mike Williams-1st round pick-remains out of weightraining workouts with on-going back spasms…Has not worked out in 19-days since suffering injury in first workout.

(NFL)

ESPN….Layoffs off John Clayton-Senior Reporter after 23Y at newtwork.

Tom Graham…Veteran LB-dies of cancer (57Y)..played for Broncos-Chiefs-Chargers-Bills.

Joe Lockhardt-VP Communications-NFL…..sells his Washington DC home to former President Obama for 8.5M.

(Injuries)

Denver..LB-Shaq Barrett-out 3-months-hip injury.
Vikings..DT-Shareef Floyd-unable to run-nerve damage from knee injury
Titans..QB-Matt Cassell-out 6W-thumb.
Cleveland..WR-Cosey Coleman-rib injury-out OTAs
Jets..TE-Austin Jenkins-confirms went to alchol rehab off season…came to camp 25lbs lighter…has been sober more than 4-months.

(Roster)

49ers..GM-John Lynch said he and QB-Colin Kaeperneck reached agreement on opt-out of contract-apparent QB did not fit new offense of Coach Kyle Shanahan.

Seattle..Sign FA-CB-Marcus Cromartie-ex Bills.
Chiefs..workout LB-Jamari Lattimore-Green Bay.
49ers..workout CB-Leon Hall-ex Bengals.
Packers..convert WR-Ty Montgomery into fulltime RB.
Rams..CB-Trumaine Johnson-franchise tag (17M) AWOL from OTA.
Rams..Demote OT-Greg Robinson-former #1 pick-from starting RT-to 2nd team…Lost starting LT-job last year.

(Teams)

Browns..Coach Hue Jackson impressed with leadership of new QB-Brock Osweiler.

Minnesota..QB-Teddy Bridgewater doing drops backs and lateral moves under center in controlled workouts to test dislocated kneecap

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……(Basketball)………….

Cavaliers-Golden State…Open NBA Finals….Warriors have won NBA record 12-games in a row in playoffs….3rd straight year in the finals….Key questions…can Warrior defend Cavs pick and roll with LeBron James…..Can Cleveland defend for 48-minutes……Will the Warriors try to blow game open with lots of 3’s….How does Cleveland bench counter firepower of Warriors bench.

Clippers..Make contact with legendary GM-Jerry West to guage his interest in become Senior Consultant for Clippers-after 3-straight disappointing post-season runs.

Lakers..Set June 7th-Draft workout for Lonzo Ball.

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….(Hockey)………

Penguins-W-Nashville (4-1)…Pittsburgh explodes 3-goals in 3:20 span to start 3rd period to win…Pens lead series (2-0) heading to Nashville.

LAKings-Tampa Bay…Trade-Kings acquire rights to RW-Boko Imama for 7th round pick..Imama scored 41-goals in Quebec Junior League..Kings have rights to sign him.

Vancouver-Columbus..Trade…Blue Jackets send a 2nd round pick to Canucks for compensation for hiring Coach John Tortorella…Vancouver will draft 5-33-55 now.

Vancouver..Lose D-Wikita Tryamin-leaves NHL to sign with KHL.

Buffalo..Interviews Bob Boughner-San Jose assistant-for Sabres head job.

Ottawa..Sign D-Christian Jaros-6’3-from Sweden.

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…………..(General)………..

Tiger Woods..Police say his Mercedes was running on 2-flat tires…had damage to both bumpers….he could not stand…had no knowledge of where he was when he was pulled over on DUI-Monday morning.

Jack Nicklaus…Says Tiger Woods needs help with personal problems-needs to face up to them.

PGA Tour…..Heads into Dublin, Ohio for the Memorial Tournament.

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