Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Monday

Posted by on July 17th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 


Padres-W-Giants (7-1)..Trevor Cahill best out of season (7inn-1R-8K)….Hector Sanchez 2R-HR..Corey Spangenberg 3R-HR..San Diego wins 2-of-3 vs San Francisco..Padres now (25-21) since late May after awful start…now (41-51) on season..Giants now (35-59).

Padres-Rockies…San Diego opens 7-game road trip against struggling Rockies…Colorado has lost 15-of-21 falling from first place….Luis Perdomo (4-4)-vs-German Marquez (6-4).

Padres..DL-OF-Hunter Renfroe with neck spams lasting a week.
Padres..3B-Yanger Solarte-tests oblique injury taking BP from left side.
Padres..P-Miguel Diaz expands rehab to 105-foot long toss-test forearm
Padres..MRI-P-Christian Friedrich does not show elbow damage-on anti inflammatories
Padres..P-Robbie Erllin begins throwing on flat ground-coming off elbow surgery
Padres..OF-Travis Jankowski goes to Arizona Summer League to rehab from leg injury

Padres..Manager Andy Green says he expects young players to challenge themselves..making winning a ‘way of life’…Admits he expected growing pains this year…says Will Myers struggles are because ‘doing too much’….needs to refine the strike zone-not being pitched around…Myers began the weekend hitting (.207) since May 17th.

Padres…Wil Myers says he is not losing confidence despite at plate woes…says he does not have mechanical flaw in stance…does not look at much video with coaches….feels good at the plate despite strikeout issues….is not being pitched around.

Padres…8-clubs in contact with San Diego about interest in relief P-Brad Hand..Yankees-Cubs-Angels among bidders.


Dodgers-W-Miami (3-2)…Justin Turner HR..Kenley Janzen gets 23rd save…Dodgers have won (29-of-33)…now (64-29)

Dodgers…off day on Monday

Dodgers..Open trade talks with A’s for starting P-Sonny Gray…also talking to Orioles about relief P-Zah Britton.

Dodgers…P-Alex Wood now (11-0)…first pitcher to get to that mark for Dodgers since 1913….Wood and Clayton Kershaw combined for (25-2) this season.

Dodgers…P-Hyun Jin Ryu throws 58-pitch simulated game.

Dodgers…Acquire P-Brian Moran from Braves..had (2.32ERA) in minors.


Angels-W-Tampa Bay (4-3)…CJ Cron 2R-HR in 8th inning…Halos now (46-49)

Halos…Off on Monday.

Angels..Option OF-Eric Young to AAA..hit (.260)
Angels..P-Andrew Heaney assigned to Arizona Summer League-rehab
Angels..DFA-2B-Danny Espinosa..was hitting just (.162)


Cubs-W-Orioles..Jose Quintana 12Ks in lst start..Kris Bryant-Anthony Rizzo 2R-HRs..Orioles lost 10-of-13.

Pirates-W-Cardinals..Adam Frazier RBI-double in 9th..

Yankees-W-Red Sox..CC Ssabsthia throws 6-shutout innings in opener
Yankees-L-Red Sox..David dPrice dazzling-best outing of season since coming off DL

Atlanta-W-Arizona…Diamondbacks dropped 8-of-9.

Mariners-W-White Sox..Danny Valencia 3r-HR..Kyle Seager-Nelxon Cruz solo HRs

Phillies-W-Brewers..Nick Williams grand slam HR.

Washington-W-Reds..Nats hit 5HRs..Daniel Murphy 2R-3R-HRs…Washington now (56-36).

Houston-W-Twins..Mike Fiers 11-strikeout outing..Astros won 11-of-14..(62-30) on year

A’s-W-Indians..Ryan Healy 2R-singlel.

Tigers-W-Blue Jays..JD Martinez HR and Sac Fly

Royals-W-Rangers..Lorenzo Cain walkout RBI single in 9th-lost in the sun.

Rockies-W-Mets..Charley Blackmon 2R-inside park HR..Nolan Arenado 3R-HR..Gerardo Parra 2R-HR…Rockies won just 6-of-21 games.

(Roster Moves)

Washington-A’s…Trade-Nats deal P-Blake Treinen (5.73-ERA)..minor league OF-Sheldon Neuse (.291) and P-Jesus Lizard (1.32-ERA) to Oakland for relievers Sean Doolittle (3.36)-Ryan Madson (2.08).

Cubs-White Sox..Trade-Cubs pick up P-Jose Quintana-dealing 4-Class A players for him.

Red Sox..DFA-3B-Pablo Sandoval…hitting (.212)..stil owed 49M in salary.
Giants..In contact with Pablo Sandoval about return to team.

A’s-Cubs..Cubs rejects offer of P-Sonny Gray for 2B-Ian Happ-SS-Javy Baez.

Rockies-Detroit..Open trade talks for Tigers OF-JD Martinez
Red Sox-White Sox..DIscuss deal for Chisox 3B-Todd Frazier.
Braves-Texas..Discuss deal for Rangers SS-Jurickson Profar.
Astros-Giants..Houston interested in Giants P-Jeff Simardzija

Twins..Sign FA-P-Bartolo Colon-just released by Braves
Arizona..Sign FA-P-Jake Buchanan-ex Reds

Washington..Release P-Frankie Rodriguez from AAA-contract.
Pirates..Release P-Josh Lindblom.
Red Sox..Release SS-Jhonny Pweralta
White Sox..Release SS-Evreth Cabrera
Pirates..Release P-Antonio Bastardo

Milwaukee..Sign FA-Jenmasr Gomez-ex Phillies closer


Washington..P-Joe Ross-to have elbow surgery
A’s..P-Andrew Triggs-elbow surgery
Yankees..P-Michael Pineda-elbow surgery
Yankees..1B-greg Bird-2nd opinion on possible ankle surgery
White Sox..P-Zack Burdi-1st round pick-needs elbow surgery

Rockies..DL-P-Tyler Chatwood-Calf
Arizona..DL-OF-Yasmani Tomas- groin
Red Sox..DL-P-Joe Kelly-hamstring..P-Blaine Boyer-elbow.
Giants..DL-P-Johnny Cueto-blisters
Cardinals..DL-OF-Stephen Piscotty-groin
Braves..DL-P-Jason Motte
Indians..DL-OF-Lonnie Chisenhall
Toronto..P-Francisco Liriano-neck injury

Houston..P-Dallas Keuchel sent out on rehab stint
Braves..SS-Sean Rodriguez sent on rehab after injuries spring auto accident
Rockies..P-Chad Bettis-coming back from cancer..(2inn-0H-3K)) rehab start
Rockies..OF-David Diehl begins rehab stint
Orioles..Activate 1B-Chris Davis from DL
Texas..Send P-AJ Griffin out on rehab
Toronto..Rehab stint for P-Joe Smith
Atlanta..Send OF-Danny Santana out on rehab stinti


Mets…Rookie OF-Tim Tebow hitting (.327-3HR) in Class A-Port St Lucie
Indians..Manager Terry Francona rejoins teas after 10-days treatment-heart oblation
Pirates..Say SS-Jung Kang will not play in 2017..serving probation term for 3rd DUI-Korea.



LAL-W-Dallas (108-97)..Kyle Kozma scores 24P..Lonzo Ball (16P-4R-10R)…Lakers hit 21-of-first-25 shots…went (9-of-11) from 3’s to start…wound up with 17-3’s…move to championship game vs Portland….Las Vegas Summer League playoffs…
Lakers…Sign FA-G-Alex Caruso-starred in Summer League-undrafted Texas AM.

Clippers..Sign FA-F-Jamil Wilson (6’7)
Clippers..Published reports club ownership unhappy with work ethic coat Doc Rivers last year…team discipline…lax practices.

Orlando..Sign FA-F-Jon Simmons-ex Spurs.
New Orleans..Sign FA-G-Rajon Rando-ex Bulls
Bucks..Visti with FA-G-Derrick Rose-ex Knicks

NYKincks…Send #2nd round draft pick and cash to Sacramento as compensation for hiring GM-Scott Perry.


Cal State-San Marcos…NCAA grants school fullDivision II-status and chance now to take part in postseason play…CSSM is part of California Collegiate Athletic Assoicaiton.



NFL….Franchise Tag deadline-1pm this arternoon…Redskins QB-Kirk Cousins (23.9M)…Steelers RB-Le’Veon Bell (12.9)…Rams CB-Trumaine Johnson (17M)…must sign multi year extension by Monday afternoon..or play this year under terms of 1-year franchise tag deal.

Carolina..QB-Cam Newton-RB-Christian McCaffrey-WR-Kelvin Benjamin begin private passing camp workouts in Baltimore.

Saints..Coach Sean Payton meets with FA-QB-Johnny Manziel to discuss possible training camp invite.

Raiders..Sign FA-FB-John Crockett-ex Packers.

Minnesota..Coach Mike Zimmer-not cleared to fly yet-complications from 8th eye surgery.


Dallas..Reports that RB-Ezekiel Elliott faces suspension-NFL complete investigation on domestic abuse case after he left Ohio State to enter draft.

Houston..RB-D’Onta Foreman-arresed-possession of gun and marijuana in a car in a parking lot.

Minnesota..WR-Michael Floyd hit with 4G-suspension for arrest last season on extreme DUI.

Rams..WR-Michael Thomas-suspended 4G-PED violations.

Rams..TE-Tyler Higbee pleads guilty to assault case from a year ago…Fine-restitution-must do 250-hours community service faces NFL discipline.

Chiefs..Fomer KC-OT-Kevin Sampson..arrested in Oklahoma..gun possession and has 21-bags of marijuana (1lb) in his csr.

Babe Parilli…1st star QB-AFL-Boston Patriots…passes away (87Y)…played for Green Bay-Cleveland and CFL Ottawa before starring in AFL in 1960s.


Oregon..Expels top WR-Darren Carrington after arrest-driving under influence drugs…has had past arrests for marijuan..alcohol violations and assault.

SDSU…picks up transfer P-Biandon Heicklen-from Boise State…former star Santa Monica City College..will have 3-years eligibility.



Arizona Coyotes…New owner Andrew Barroway-commits to keeping team in Phoenix in new arena…”No exit strategy” to move team.

Arizona Coyotes…Did interview Gulls head coach Dallas Eakins-was finalist for job that went to Rick Tocchett.

Anaheim Ducks…Lose G-Jhonas Enroth-signs to play with KHL-Dynamo-Minsk-starred for San Diego Gulls last year.

Kings..Sign F-Johnny Brodzinski-scored 29G-AHL-Ontario.

Edmonton..D-Andrew Ference retires after 16Y-career.

NYRangers..D-Kevin Klien signs to play in Switzerland.

Las Vegas..F-Nikita Gusev leaves team-signs to play in KHL-St Petersburg.

Dallas..Offers contract to FA-F-RJ Umberger-former Blue Jackets-Flyers.



Wimbledon…Roger Federer wins 8th title in London…6-3, 6-1, 6-4 straight sets win over Marin Cilic…Federer oldest player ever to win at Wimbledon…did not lose a set in the tourney……Venus Williams-upset-lost in straight sets 7-5 6-0 to Garbine Muguruzu…Venus lost two set points in opening set and never recovered.

PGA…John Deere Classic…Byron DeChambeau reels off 6-birdies on back 9-holes to win at 18-under-266.

LPGA…Upset in Womens-US Open in New Jersey….SH Park hits 2-birdie putts in final 4-holes to cap come from behind win..finished at 11-under par….Weekend leader Shenzhen Fang shot woeful 75….faded to 6-under…top 11-finishers were all Pacific Rim or Asian players.

British Open…Phil Mickelson shoots practice rounds at Royal Birkdale getting ready for tourney in Southhampton, England….Rory McIlroy stumbles into tourney having missed cuts 3-of-last 4-tourneys.

NASCAR…New Hampshire 300…Denny Hamlin wins after 4-tire stop with 34-laps left..holding off Kyle Larson…Martin Truex faded at end with tire issues after leading for 137-laps.

Indy Car…Josef Newgarden dominates winning Grand Prix-Toronto..Tony Kanaan early lap crash impacts 3-big name drivers.

Formula 1…British Grand Prix…Lewis Hamilton wins from the pole dominating at Silverstone…Team Ferrari sees both drivers Kimi Raikkonen-Sebastian Vettle fall out with tire problems.

Soccer…LA Galaxy make contract offer to Manchester United star Zlatan Ibrhamivoic-scored 28G last year in EPL..but tore knee ligament at end of season..contract option not picked up.

Team USA…moves into 1st place in group play with Gold Cup win over Nicaragua…Bruce Arena team is now (6-0-5) since replacing Jurgen Klinsmann.


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