Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Monday

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Padres-W-Texas (5-3)…San Diego sweeps Rangers holding Texas to 4R-27-innings…..Friars (52-54)…Rangers lost 7-of-9…Texas scored 1R-in-18innings
..Blake Snell (5inn-1R-9K)…Reduces ERA to (0.68) last 13-outings
..Gary Sanchez hits 2-solo HRs
..Juan Soto RBI double
..Josh Hader struggles 30-pitch inning-picks up 25th saves
..Padres 8GB-1st place Dodgers
..Padres 5GB-last wildcard playoff spot..7-teams fight 3-positions

Padres-W-Texas (4-0)-Saturday..Yu Darvish (3H-9K-6inn)..HS Kim 2R-single
Padres-W-Texas (5-1)-Friday..Fernando Tatis HR-RBI single..Joe Musgrove (6inn-0R)

Padres-at Colorado..Monday matchup..Seth Lugo-vs-Austin Gomber

Padres…Trade Deadline is Tuesday…Padres total salary expenditures (277M)-exceeded 3rd level for luxury tax purposes

Padres-Rangers..TRADE…Friars deal C-Kevin Plawecki for cash-was at El Paso
Dodgers-L-Reds (9-0)..Elly DeLaCruz-Matt McLain solo HRs..Joey Votto 2RHR off Michael Grove in blowout win…Reds move back into 1st place…..LA (59-45)…Reds won 2-of-3 in LA

Dodgers-W-Reds (3-2)-Saturday..Max Muncy 2-solo HRs in win
Dodgers-L-Reds (6-5)-Friday..Jake Fraley 2RHR-Cinn

Dodgers..Off day Monday

Dodgers..DFA-P-Phil Bickford (5.14-ERA)

Dodgers-Mets..Trade talks over weekend for P-Justin Verlander-due (40M) in 2024

Dodgers-Pirates..Trade talks for P-Mitch Keller

Dodgers-White Sox..TRADE..LA acquires P-Lance Lynn-P-Joe Kelly  for OF-Trayce Thompson and 2-minor leaguers….Lynn has (6.42-ERA)-allowed 28-home runs this year…Kelly has (3.98-ERA)

Dodgers-Cleveland..TRADE..LA picks up SS-Ahmed Rosario for 2-minor leaguers

Dodgers-Red Sox..TRADE..LA picks up utilityman Kike Hernandez for 2-minor league pitchers
Angels-W-Blue Jays (3-2)…Hunter Renfroe 2R-HR in 10th…..Halos (55-51)

Angels-L-Toronto (6-1)-Saturday..Ajejandro Kirk 2HRs-Jays
Angels-L-Toronto (4-1)-Friday..Jays hit 3HRs..Shohei Ohtani 39th HR

Angels..OF-Taylor Ward-fractured orbital bone-hit in face with pitch Saturday-hospitalized.
(Sunday Scoreboard)

Braves-W-Brewers..Austin Riley 3RHR-Matt Olson 2RHR..Atlanta (67-36)
Phillies-L-Pirates..Brian Reynolds HR-Bucs
Marlins-W-Tigers..Jean Segura-Garrett Cooper HRs-Miami.
Mets-W-Washington..Francisco Lindor HR-NY
Guardians-W-White Sox..Jose Ramirez solo HR-2RHR-Cleve.
Twins-L-Royals..Ryan Yarbrough (7inn-1R) KC.
Astros-L-Rays..Brandon Lowe 2RHR-Rays..Tampa (7-16) skid
Cubs-L-Cardinals.Paul Goldschmidt HR-StL..Snap Cubs 8-game win streak.
Rockies-W-A’s..Ryan McMahon 2RBI..RBI single..RBI double-Colo
Red Sox-L-Giants..Joc Pederson RBI single in 11th
Mariners-W-Arizona..JP Crawford HR-Seattle
Orioles-Yankees..Adam Frazie 3RHR…Birds get 6R-1st inning..Balt (64-41)..on (16-6) tear
(Roster Moves)

Cardinals..Breakoff trade talks with Dodgers for 3B-Nolan Arenado

Mets-Texas..TRADE..NY ships P-Max Scherzer to Texas for SS-Luis Acuna…Mets will pay 35M-of-remaining 58M-left on Scherzer contract.

White Sox-Astros..TRADE..Chicago sends reliever Kendall Graveman to Houston

Mets-Miami..TRADE..NY deals P-David Robertson to Marlins for 2-minor leaguers

Texas-Cardinals..Trade talks for St L-P-Jack Flaherty-P-Jordan Hicks
Texas-Boston..Rangers looking at P-James Paxton
Cardinals-Giants..SF interested in SS-Paul DeJong
Tigers-Orioles..Baltimore discuss deal for P-Mike Lorenzen
White Sox-Marlins..Miami interested in SS-Tim Anderson
Tigers-Giants..San Francisco inquire on P-Eduardo Rodriguez
White Sox-Milwaukee..Brewers interested in OF-Eloy Jiminez

Rockies..Callup P-Chris Flexen
Brewers..Callup P-Trevor Megill
Rockies..Sign FA-OF-Roman Quinn-ex Phillies
Yankees..DFA-OF_Willie Calhoun

Texas..P-Nathan Eovaldi-elbow issue
Twins..IL-OF-Alex Kiriloff-shoulder
White Sox..IL-P-Garrett Crochet
Brewers..P-Julio Teheran-shoulder
Rockies..Activate P-Kyle Freeland-IL
Rockies..IL-P-Chase Anderson-calf
Toronto..IL-P-Jordan Romano-back issue
Reds..P-River Sanmartin-elbow surgery
Rangers..IL-C-Jonah Heim-wrist
Arizona..IL-Evan Longoria-back
Milwaukee..IL-P-Justin Wilson-lat injury
White Sox..Activate P-Mike Clevinger
(MLB Notes)

Reds..Give manager David Bell-3Y-extension
Cardinals..P-Miles Mikolas-Suspended 5-games-bean balls
Toronto..Begin 300M-upgrades at Rogers Place-Skydome

Chargers..QB-Justin Herbert throws 4TD passes on deep ball passes in Coach Kellen Moore’s new offense

Chargers..OT-Trey Pipkens with-held from practice

Chargers..Head Coach Brandon Staley:
..Kellen Moore’s offense-challenges our defense everyday-gets us ready
..Keenan Allen..gets open every type pattern..Kellen’s type of guy
..Mike Williams has vision-power-size to dominante as slot guy
..OL-two young guards-volume of snaps  last year-helped that grow
..LB-Erik Kendricks-calm guy-in huddle-on and off field
..Def Coord-Derrick Ansley-top young football mind

Rams..WR-Cooper Kupp-4 TD catches in 2-practices
Rams..QB-Matthew Stafford-razor sharp in weekend workouts
Rams..RB-Sony Michel announces retirement
Rams..QB-Stetson Bennett draws praise-for ‘steady play’ on field

Miami..CB-Jalen Ramsey-miss 4-months-torn meniscus
Saints..OG-Trai Turner to miss season..torn quad in first workout
Bengals..QB-Joe Burrow-out 3W-minor calf strain
Tampa Bay..DT-Calijan Kancy-injury
Lions..OT-Penei Sewell-concussion
Browns..OT-Tyrone Wheatley-knee injury in fite on practice field
Giants..IR-DT-Vern Butler
(Roster Moves)

Miami..Sign FA-CB-Eli Apple-ex Bengals-Giants
Falcons..DT-Eddie Goldman-retires again
Vikings..Sign DE-Danielle Hunter (1Y-15M0 extension-not franchise tag him
Colts..RB-Jonahton Taylor asks to be due (4.4M) final year of deal
Patriots..Meet on weekend with FA-RB-Ezekiel Elliott-ex Cowboys
Jets..Meet on Friday with FA-RB-Dalvin Cook-ex Vikings
Raiders..Offered RB-Josh Jacobs (1Y-13M) extension-rejected
(NFL Notes)

Colts..Owner Jim Irsay says NFL teams-not changing CBA-to pay RBs more
Denver..Coach Sean Payton…’mistake’ to criticize Nathaniel Hackett-ex coach
Chargers..RB-Austin Ekeler says players have to ‘change narrative’ about pay
Steelers..Will not negotiate extension on coach Mike Tomlin yet (162-93-2)
49ers..Hire legendary RB-Frank Gore as scout
(College Football)

Aztecs…Confirm huge dropoff in season tickets-Snapdragon Stadium…sold (15,974) last year…have sold only (10,307)..drop off of (5,600) from 2022.

Aztecs..Matt Araiza files ‘defamation of character’ lawsuit against 17-year old who charged Araiza was part of a gang rape two years ago

Aztecs…Open 1st weekend of workouts…ran 24-Periods in nearly 3-hour practice
..Threw ton of passes to TE-Mark Redmon-Cam Harpole-Jay Rudolph
..RB-Kenon Christon big TD run
..RB-Cam Davis-TD catch
..WR-Phil Wesley TD-catch
..WR-Jalil Tucker-transfer from Oregon-has not reported
..LB-Ken Jiles-JUCO transfer from Ohio-not cleared academically yet
..JUCO transfers DT-Tupu Alualu..Sam Tuihalamaka get ton starters reps

USC..Open camp with challenge of filling holes along Off Line
..Move RT-Jonah Monheim-2-year starter to RT
..Transfers from Wyoming-Florida-Washington State to get starting OL jobs

UCLA..Open camp with new defensive coordinator-new QB
..Anton Lynn takes over as Def Coor
..Freshman QB-Dante Moore competes with Ethan Garbers for starters job
..Transfers from Purdue-Old Dominion-Colorado compete for OL jobs
..WR-J Michael Sturdivant transfers in from USC

Big 12…Says it will begin discussions about adding a 14th team to conference
Colorado. Left Pac 12-because they could not determine value of TV deal
Arizona..Says will not decide future until see new Pac 12-TV deal
ACC..says it will consider possible expansion

Clippers…Report that longtime Golden State President Bob Myers-might be candidate for key basketball job with Clippers

Clippers-76ers..Trade talks for G-James Harden stalled..LA refuses to put G-Terrance Mann and 2-first round picks.

Golden State..Hire Chuck Hayes-ex Rockets-Dir Basketball Operations

NBA..Warning that G-Damian Lillard violating CBA for saying he would only accept a trade to Miami Heat.

Ducks…Report New Jersey-Edmonton-Kings interested in Ducks G-John Gibson who has asked for a trade

Ottawa..Lose G-Dylan Ferguson-signs with Minsk-KHL-Russia
Rangers..D-Patrick Nemeth-signs with Bern-Switzerland
Washington..D-Gabriel Carlsson-signs with Vaxjo-Sweden

Vancouver..Doctors clear F-Ilya Kikheyev-knee..F-Tanner Pearson-hand to return to full practice.

Golf..3M Open…Lee Hodges goes on birdie spree…finishes (-24) under in running away with win…Had 3-birdies and 2-eagles on Sunday…finished tourney with 25-birdies over 4-days

(Auto Racing)
..Formula 1..Belgian Grand Prix..Max Verstappen wins 8th race in row-coming from 6th place to post (:22)  win over teammate Sergio Perez..Verstappen 10th of year..Team Red Bull won all 12-races this year.

..NASCAR..Richmond 400..Chris Buescher dominated..retook lead from Denny Hamlin on restart with 3-laps left for victory..

..Indy Car…off weekend.

CW-Network…Signs deal to televise NASCAR Infinity Series races next year.

Team USA…Play Portugal-Tuesday morning in final game of Group E.
Team USA..Megan Rapinoe says she is willing to ‘come off bench’ and play

Manchester City..Coach Pep Guadiola…the Saudi spending spree has badly impacted the EPL-Transfer market

Manchester City..Lose FA-Riyad Mahrez-signs 38M-with Saudi-Al Alfir
Manchester United..Sign F-Rasmus Haslund-Atalanta..92M_deal

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