Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Monday

Posted by on August 7th, 2023  •  0 Comments  • 


Padres-L-Dodgers (8-2)…LA hits 3HRs in lopsided win…Sunday…Friars (55-57)….LA (64-46)
..Freddie Freeman 3RHR…Ahmed Rosario 2R-HR..Mookie Betts HR in win
..Padres starter Rich Hill shelled in 3-innings in first start
..Gary Sanchez-Jake Cronenworth solo HRs.
..Reliever Pedro Avila (5inn-1R-7K) in strong outing
..Lance Lynn (6inn-1R) up another HR
..Dodgers (7-2) vs Padres this season.

Padres-Dodgers..Monday game…Tony Gonsolin-vs-Seth Lugo

Padres-W-Dodgers (8-3)-Saturday..2-Dodgers errors open gates to 7-run rally in 8th inning..Manny Machad 2R-single-HR in win

Padres-L-Dodgers (10-5)-Friday..Dodges erupt 5R-8th inning…two bases loaded walks fuel rally…Dodgers scored 9-runs in final 3-innings..Bullpen gave up 8R.

Padres..P-Joe Musgrove-out 3-to-5W..shoulder capsule inflammation…saw 2-doctors and had MRI leading to shutdown

Padres..P-Michael Wacha-1st rehab outing-El Paso (2inn-0R-3W)

Padres..P-Craig Stammen retires-torn shoulder capsule (55-44)-3.66-ERA career with Nationals-Padres

Padres..P-Cole Hamels ends comeback-pain returned to surgically repaired shoulder after 9-months of rehab…(163-122) 17-year career..10Y-Phillies…4Y-Texas..3Y-Cubs

Padres..Release OF-Preston Tucker
Dodgers..P-Clayton Kershaw-1 more bullpen outing-then rejoin rotation
Dodgers..P-Walker Beuhler-1st rehab start midweek
Dodgers..P-Michael Grove on IL-sore lat muscle
Dodgers..Option P-Emmett Sheehan to Oklahoma City
Dodgers..Activate P-Ryan Pepiot-sent to Oklahoma City
Dodgers..P-Shelby Miller sent out on rehab assignment
Dodgers-White Sox..TRADE..minor league P-Miguel Batista..Max Martinez to Sox
Angels-K-Seattle (3-2)…Eugenio Suarez RBI single in 10th-Ms..JP Crawford-Teo Hernandez solo HRs…..Halos (56-57)..Mariners sweep series

Angels-L-Mariners (3-2)-Saturday..Jose Rodriguez 3-hits-Seattle win
Angels-L-Mariners (9-7)..M’s hit 3-home runs in comeback win

Angels..P-Shohei Ohtani-cleared to pitch next Wednesday-has had cramp problems in pitching hand.

Angels..Activate 3B-Brandon Drury from IL
Angels..IL-SS-Zach Neto-back
Angels..Send C-Logan O’Hoppe out on rehab-has had torn labrum
Angels..DFA-P-Jacob Webb

Cleveland-L–White Sox..Cleve 2-throwing errors in 9th..Elvis Andrus (3-5).
Astros-W-Yankees.Jake Meyers 6RBI…Astros (64-49).
Phillies-W-Royals..Kyle Schwasrber-Nick Castellanos HRs..Tijuan Walker (13-4)
Orioles-W-Mets..O’s sweep (70-42)..Mets lost 6-in row.
Blue Jays-W-Red Sox..Davis Schnieder 4H-4RBI-Toronto
Tampa Bay-W-Detroit.Yandy Diaz-Wander Franco combine 6H..Rays (60-46).
Reds-L-Washington..Nats sweep series..CJ Abrams-Lane Thomas HRs-Nat.
Twins-W-Arizona..Matt Wallner 2RHR-in 9th-Minnesota
Pirates-W-Brewers..Jose Oviedo (7inn-0R)-Bucs
Rockies-W-Cardinals…austin Gomber (6inn-0R) Colorado.
Braves-L-Cubs..Ian Happ-Cody Bellinger-Dansby Swanson HRs..Atl (70-39).
Marlins-L-Texas…Texas hits 4HRs
Giants-L-A’s..Nick Allen 2HRs-3RBI-Oakland
(Roster Moves)

White Sox..sign FA-P-Brent Honeywell-ex Padres
Tampa Bay..sign FA-OF-Raimel Tapia-ex Rockies-Red Sox
Yankees..sign FA-P-Zach McAllister-ex Mets
Tigers..sign FA-P-Andrew Vasquez-ex Phillies
Royals..sign FA-P-Joe Barlow-ex Texxas
Twins..sign FA-OF-Jordan Luplow-ex Toronto
Boston..sign FA-P-Noah Song-ex Phillies
Cleveland..sign FA-OF-Kole Calhoun-ex Arizona-Angels
Tampa Bay..sign FA-P-Cole Sulser-ex Arizona

Seattle..release 2B-Kolten Wong
Detroit..release 3B-Johan Camargo
Tigers..release P-Matt Wisler
A’s..DFA-OF-Ramon Laureano
A’s..release C-Manny Pina
Washington..release P-Jose Urena
Washington..release P-Paolo Espino
Boston..DFA-2B-Christian Arroyo

Tigers..option P-Trey Wingenter to AAA
Brewers..option P-Colin Rea to AAA
Mets..Callup P-Tyler Megill
Miami..Callup P-Ryan Weathers
Brewers..option P-Trevor Megill to AAA

Brewers…activate P-Brandon Woodruff from season long IL
Yankees..P-Carlos Rodman-hamstring issue-may be headed back to IL
Giants..P-Anthony DeSlafani-plasma injection in elbow-could be out 2-months
Rangers..OF-Josh Jung-fractured thumb

Toronto..IL-P-Trevor Richards
Cleveland..IL-OF-Josh Naylor-oblique
Twins..IL-OF-Byron Buxton-hamstring
Reds..IL-OF-Jake Fraley-fracture toe
Marlins..IL-P-JT Chargois-rib cage
Houston..activate P-Jose Urquidy from IL
Reds..send P-Hunter Green out on rehab outing
Orioles..send OF-Ced Mullens out on rehab outing P-Tanner Houck
Phillies..OF-Brad Marsh-IL-bruisedknee
(MLB Notes)

Mets..Owner Steve Cohen sends letter to season ticket holders…’will reset future of franchise…we will be strong bidders for players in 2024

Kansas City..former A’s C-Ken Suarez passes away (80Y)
Yankees..emote P-Luis Severino to bullpen (7.74-ERA)

White Sox-Guardians..Suspension coming…brawl with Tim Anderson-Jose Ramirez led to punches and 6-ejections.

PAC 12…BLACK FRIDAY…with defections Oregon-Washington to Big 10-each will get 30M-TV shares in first year

PAC 12…Arizona-ASU-Utah join Big 12..each will get 37M-TV share

PAC 12..4-schools left..Oregon State-Washington State-Cal-Stanford

PAC 12…Friday meeting-refuse to accept Apple TV bid of 20M-per school in new TV deal with chance for increased fees based on subscription increases…Late Friday night-Apple pulled final offeer off the table.

MOUNTAIN WEST…Holding emergency Zoom meeting on Monday to determine next move…Might consider offer to Oregon State-Washington State as expansion members..but can offer only 4M-anual TV rights to each school….Reminds MWC schools if they try to leave to join Pac 4-Conference, they will owe 34M-exit fees

PAC 12..Media coverage about demise of Conference:
Arizona Republic..’This is on conference leadership’
Seattle Times..’PAC 12 is dead’
Tucson Citizen..’Conference of Champions is done’
Tacoma Tribune..’What happens to Rose Bowl-Apple Cup-Civil War games’
San Francisco Chronicle..’Cal-Stanford left behind’
San Diego State…1wt Summer Scrimmage….
..Offense throws 4-interceptions..2-fumbles
..Offense 4-dropped passes
..Defense closes out run game..back seven plays strong

(Hall of Fame)

Don Coryell-legendary Chargers-Cardinals-Aztecs coach-enshirned.
Hall of Fame QB-Dan Fouts presented him in Canton:

..He changed the game..he changed my life
..We would not be here without him
..His willingness to throw the ball to win games
..He changed the passing offense..he changed the way the NFL played defense
..The Lightning Bolt arrived in the NFL
..Air Coryell’s offense led the NFL in passing 6-years in a row
..His influence in the game is historic
..Don was a character when it came time to motivate
..He rewrote record books
..His philosophy-make defense defend the entire field
..He influenced the football..high school football
..Fearless-creative mind-confidence..he was player’s coach
..His system made everyone a star.
..His XOs were one thing..his relationships were another
..His impact on the game-careers-reason we are in Hall of Fame.


Washington…Josh Harris-new ownership group considering changing name back to ‘Redskins’

Cleveland..Ex-QB-Johnny Manziel confirms he bought gun-attempted suicide after release from Browns

Chicago..Legendary DT-Steve McMichael-hospitalized with ALS-and-pneumonia complications

NFL..suspends WR-Dee Eskridge-6G-domestic abuse incident last year
NFL..suspends RB-Alvin Kamara-Saints-3G-fight at restaurant
NFL..suspends CB-Chris Lammons-Colts-3G-bar fight
NFL..Suspends DE-Charles Omenihu-Chiefs-6G-domestic abuse incident


Packers..QB-Jordan Love-erratic 1st scrimmage (1-5)-fumble…came back completed passes 20-21-30with a TD later in scrimmage

Raiders..QB-Jim Garoppolo throws 7-interceptions in 2-days of workouts

Carolina..QB-Bryace Young-throws tangrum after failing to get into endzpone on 2-Red Zone TD drives…was (7-15) passing

Chargers…Offensive Coordinator Kellen Moore comments”
..Justin Herbert-awesome command-offense-leadership in huddle
..Talent level is whole deal
..He has big picture thought process
..Has great toolbox

Chargers..RB-Austin Ekeler on QB-Justin Herbert:
..He now understands all protections
..He sees things-he switches playcalls with ease
..He reads defenses so well now
..He has made a huge jump this year
..Communications at line of scrimmages very good

Atlanta..CB-Jeff Okudah..out 6W-ankle
Ravens..CB-Roc Ya Sin-twisted knee
Houston..C-Scott Quesseberry-2- torn knee ligaments
Jaguars..OG-Ty Shattley-irregular heartbeat
Vikings..DT-James Lynch-torn ACL
Saints..RB-Eno Benjamin-ruptured achilles
Giants..OT-Evan Neal-concussion
Eagles….CB-Patrick Johnson-knee injury
Steelers..OG-Nate Hiberg-thumb injury..CB-Nick Hiberg-hip
Seattle..RB-Ken McIntosh-sprained knee
Tampa Bay..OT-Tristan Wirfs-leaves workout-mental health issues
(Roster Moves)

Raiders..Report may rescind franchise tag on RB-Josh Jacobs..workout sign-trade ..Would clear 10M-cap charge

Carolina..sign FA-LB-Justin Houston-ex Baltimore-Chiefs
Vikings..sign FA-WR-N’Keal Harry-ex Patriots #1 pick
Eagles..sign FA-LB-Myles Jack-ex-Steelers-Jaguars
Eagles..sign FA-LB-Zach Cavanaugh-ex Titans
Miami..sign FA-CB-Parry Nickerson-ex Vikings
Houston..sign FA-OF-Kerton Sutherland-ex Washington
Miami..sign FA-DE-DeShawn Hand-exTitants
Eagles..sign FA-OG-Josh Adams-exSaints
Titans..sign FA-OT-Justin Murray-ex Arizona
Arizona..sign FA-RB-Marlon Mack-ex Colts
Carolina..sign FA-CB-Mac McCain-ex Eagles
Bears..sign FA-DE-Yannick Ngakoue-ex Jaguars-Raiders
Bears..sign FA-TE-Marcedes Lewis-ex Packers
Broncos..sign FA-DT-Foster Merrill-exChargers
Lions..sign FA-CB-Teo Hayes-ex Patriots
Colts..sign FA-RB-Kenyan Drake-ex Cardinals-Raiders-Miami
Vikings..Workout FA-CB-Ron Darby-ex Eagles-Broncos
Vikings..sign FA-RB-Abram Smith-ex Saints
Jets..sign FA-LB-Nick Vigil-ex Bengals

Lakers…Give F-Anthony Davis record (3Y-186M) extension…(62M) average salary….(26P-12R)…despite major injuries 3-years in a row

Cleveland..G-Ricky Rubio will not report to camp-is having mental health evaluations

Brooklyn…former F-Terrance Williams-sentence to 10Y-prison-defrauding NBA Union 5M health funds…Fined 3M

NBA Union..upset Orlando Magic ownership made 50,000-donation to Ron DeSantis political fund-despite DeSantis  comments about slavery

Denver…F-Vlatko Cancar-torn-ACL..could miss the season
Charlotte..Sign FA-G-Frank Ntilikina-exDallas-Knicks

UCLA..Sign C-Aday Mara-Spain (7’3-C)..Berke Buyuktuncil-Turkey (6’9-F)…Bruins now have 4-European recruits

San Jose-Penguins-Montreal…TRADE
..Penguins get D-Erik Karlsson..F-Rem Pitlick..$6M-cash..#3 pick-player
..San Jose gets #1 pick..F-Mikel Granlund..F-Jan Rutta..C-Mike Hoffman
..Montreal gets #2 pick..D-Jeff Petry..G-Casey deSmith..F-Nathan Legare

Washington..signs F-Tom Wilson (7Y-45M) extension

Ducks..Confirm RW-Jakob Silfverberg suffered 2nd blood clot in offseason

Ducks..GM-Pat Verbeek says #1 pick Leo Carlsson would start season with San Diego Gulls if he does not make opening night roster

Penguins..F-Jake Guentzel-surgery-ankle-ut 3-months

Montreal..Longtime NHL winger Bob Murdoch passes away (80Y)..Alzheimer’s…former coach Winnipeg-Chicago.
Boston..Longtime Bruins G-Gilles Gilbert-passes away (74Y)..played for Bruins-Minnesota-Detroit

Alex Galchenyk…released by Arizona Coyotes-signs with Spartak-Moscow in KHL

World Cup Soccer:
..Team USA-L-Sweden..(5-4) on penalty kicks after 0-0 tie
..Swedish Goalie Zecira Musevic makes 11-saves
..Musevic made save header shot by Lindsey Horan…shot off crossbar
..USA lost despite 11-shots on goal
..Megan Rapinoe missed on penalty kick
..USA missed 3-penalty kick shots..had penalty kick hit crossbar
..Sweden won on penalty kick that VAR reviewed and said G-Alyssa Naeher-deflected the shot over the goalline
..Worst finish for USA in World Cup history

Team USA…Julie Ertz announces retirement on Sunday fro Team USA
Team USA..Megan Rapino confirms her retirement
NASCAR…Legacy Motor Club team suspends diver Noah Gregson for racially tinged social media post about Georg Floyd…Legacy is run by Jimmie Johnson.

NASCAR…Michigan 400…raced suspended after 75-laps by rain..will be completed on Monday

Indy Car..Grand Prix-Nashville..Kyle Kirkwood outruns Scott McLaughlin over final 3-laps after red flag stopped race…Kirkwood started 7th-ran thru traffic-win his 2nd career race.

Formula 1…Off weekend

Wyndham Champsonships…..Heavy rain shutdown play Sunday
(-20)..Lucas Glover-Russ Henley

Charley Hoffman…shot a (2) on a par 5-hole on sunday

LIV-West Virginia…Bryson deChambeau carded (58)-LIV record in winning…Birdies 6-of-7 holesto start…4-birdies on final 4-holes to finish blazing round.

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