Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Monday

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Padres-L-Washington (4-1)..Daniel Murphy 2RBIs..P-Dinelson Lamet 6-walks on 2.2-innings..Padres lose 3-of-4 to Nationals..San Diego now (55-68)..

Padres..Travel day today…head to St-Louis.

Padres..Option slumping OF-Hunter Renfroe to El Paso..hitting (.230-20HR)…on base percentage just (.285)….recall OF-Jabari Blash.

Padres..Enshrine former GM-Manager Jack McKeon into Hall of Fame..said his biggest thrill was building 1984 World Series team for San Diego…and managing Marlins to World Series in Miami.


Dodgers-L-Tigers (6-1)..Justin Verlander (8inn-1R-9K)..Justin Upton 2R-HR for Detroit…LA now (87-35)

Dodgers-Pittsburgh…Monday matchup..Alex Wood (14-1)-vs-Garrett Cole (10-7).

Dodgers-Mets..Trade-LA picks up OF-Curtis Grandson (.236) for player to be named later.

Dodgers..option OF-Joc Peterson to AAA-Oklahoma City…was hitting just (.157) since All Star break.

Dodgers..GM-Andrew Friedman and scouts go to Japan to watch soon to be FA-OF-Shohei Otani play.

Dodgers..Clayton Kershaw to throw simulate game Monday in Pittsburgh after 40-pitch bullpen session on Friday…could go on rehab start end of the week.

Dodgers..OF-Andre Ethier begins rehab stint at AA-Tulsa…P-Grant Drayton shuts it down while warming up for Tulsa rehab outing-more shoulder pain.

Dodgers..DL-P-Yu Darvish-back stiffness..will miss 1-start.

Dodgers..OF-Cody Bellinger twists ankle playing rightfield.

Dodgers-Houston…LA acquires P-Jordan Jankowski from Astros for cash.

Dodgers-Mets..LA sends P-Jacob Rhane to NY as payment in Grandson trade.


Angels-W-Orioles (5-4)..Kole Calhoun HR..Andrellton Simmons 2R-HR…Halos have won 9-of-11

Halos-Texas..Monday matchup-Taylor Skaggs (1-2)-vs-Cole Hamels (8-1)

Angels..Sign FA-P-Noe Ramirez-ex Red Sox.



Cubs-W-Toronto..Al Avila RBI single in 10th…

Houston-Lo-A’s..Astros error leads to 2R..Houston lost 14-of-21

Yankees-L-Red Sox..Jackie Bradley RBI single..RBI triple..Sox lead 5G

Arizona-L-Minnesota..Edwin Rosario grand slam HR..Dbacks lost 10-of-14

Rockies-L-Milwaukee..Jesus Aguilar HR-2R-HR

Indians-L-Royals..KC gets 8R-12 hits off starter Danny Salazar

Mets-L-Miami..Giancarlo Stanton 3R-HR

Giants-L-Phillies..Rhys Hoskins HR

Seattle-L-Tampa Bay..Adeny Hechevarria 2R-HR

Reds-L-Braves..Ty Flowers grand slam HR

Texas-L-White Sox..Miguel Gonzalez 6-shutout innings

Pirates-W-Cardinals..Josh Bell 2R-HR



Commissioner Rob Manfred…Rejects overtures to use automated strike zones for balls and strike calls…..’cannot take human element’ out of the game.

Umpires Union..Upset Ian Kinsler was not suspended for public rebuke of umpire Angel Hernandez…was hit with hefty fine (25,00-to-40,000).

Union..says qualifying offer next winter to get draft pick compensation for free agents will be (18.1M).

Boston..Trustees of Yawkey foundation say they are colorblind-and do not want street name outside Fenway Park changed…Foundation has raised 450M for charities since 1976.

Yankees..demote reliever Aroldis Chapman..ERA (4.29) 8-scouts in restructuring of front office despite being in lst place.

(Roster Moves)

Miami-Toronto..Trade..Marlins deal P-Tom Koehler to Jays for minor league player.

Mets-Cubs..Trade..NY sell C-Rene Rivera to Cubs for cash.

Phillies..Sign FA-OF-Christian Marrero-ex Red Sox.

Miami..Sign FA-OF-Grant Green

Seattle..Release 3B-Danny Espinoza

Mariners..Sign FA-P-Ashur Tolliver-ex Astros

Toronto..Claim OF-Cesar Puello on waivers-ex Angels

Twins..Callup C-Mitch Garver
Braves..Recall P-Matt Wisler
Mets..Call up C-Kevin Plawecki
Texas..Recall 1B-Phil Gossellin
White Sox..Call up P-Danny Fahquar
Rockies..Call up P-Scott Oberg

Tampa Bay..Option OF-Mallex Smith
Yankees..Option P-Jordan Montgomery
Rockies..Option P-Jeff Hoffman
Orioles..Option OF-Joey Rickard..SS-Ruben Tejada


Cubs..DL-P-Jon Lester-lat strain-shoulder
Cardinals..DL-P-Adam Wainwright-elbow impingement..PRP injection
Washington..DL-P-Max Scherzer-neck strain
Indians..P-Corey Kluber-sprains ankle
Giants..P-Mark Melancon considering shoulder surgery
Royals..DL-P-Joakim Soria-oblique
Pirates..DL-C-Francisco Cervelli
Nationals..DL-P-Ryan Madsen-sprained finger
Pirates..DL-P-Wade LeBlanc-shoulder
Texas..DL-OF-Carlos Gomez-cyst on shoulder
Cardinals..DL-P-Trevor Rosenthal-elbow
Tigers..DL-P-Anubal Sanchez-shoulder
Twins..DL-SS-Miguel Sano-ankle
Texas..OF-Joey Gallo-concussion-ran into P-Matt Busch
Royals..DL-P-Neftali Feliz
Seattle..DL-OF-Jarrod Dyson
Braves..DL-OF-Danny Santana
Phillies..DL-OF-Odubel Herrera

Arizona..3B-Yasmani Tomas-reinjures groin 2nd time on rehab
Boston..P-David Price-shuts down workout-more elbow discomfort
Reds..P-Scott Feldman-reinjures knee 2nd time.
Phillies..P-Zach Eflin-reinjres shoulder 2nd time

Washington..Send OF-Jason Werth-Syracuse on rehab
Yankees..Send 1B-Matt Holliday..SS-Starlin Castro out on rehab



Chargers-L-Saints (13-7)…Bolts give up 50Y-TD run on lst play of game…Saints run for (161Y) in game…Chargers only score on 99-Y-TD interception by Dexter McCoil in 2nd half….

Chargers offensive line horrible…allowed 8-sacks…had 9-run plays of zero or negative yards…took 6-penalites…..Chargers finished with 171-yards in total offense……first team running backs had 17-carries for 17-yards in opening half…Chargers had fumble and pass interception… had fumbled kick off return….had a punt return for (-12) yards…Failed on a 4th and 1-run….Chargers have now gone 18-possessions in a row without scoring an offensive touchdown over 2-preseasons games.

Chargers…Best outings by LB-Melvin Ingram sack and tackle for loss….CB-Desmond King with sack and pass deflection…Kellen Clemens 3-scramble runs for 29-yards…

Chargers..Lose OT-Tyreek Burrell-possible broken hand….C-Dan Feeney with finger injury…now 4-offensive lineman hurt


Steelers-W-Falcons (17-13)…Trey Williams 64Y-TD-punt return…..RB-James Conner (20C-98Y)…..Falcons QB-Matt Simms (197P) in loss..Matt Ryan leads 91Y-TD drive.

Seattle-W-Vikings (20-13),,Russell Wilson (206P-2TD)..RB-Alex Collins (83APY)..Minnesota-QB-Sam Bradford (95P)…RB-Dalvin Cook (40R)

Tampa Bay-W-Jaguars (12-6)..QSB-Jameis Winston (199P)…Jags QB-Blake Bortels-benched (8-13)-65P

Eagles-W-Bills (20-16)..QB-Matt McGloin (131P)…Eagles defense 6-sacks-3 interceptions…Bills-QB-Tyrod Taylor (8-18)-53P….Ex-Aztec DJ Humphrey (3PR-11Y)

Ravens-W-Miami (31-7)..Dolphins held (120Y) offense…Jay Cutler (3-6)-24P….Ravens QB-Ryan Mallett (113P-TD-2Int)

Titans-W-Carolina (37-24)..RB-Dave Fluellen-Derrick Henry combine (112R-3TD)..Titans defense 3-takeaways…RB_Christian McCaffrey (72APY)

Chiefs-W-Bengals (30-12)..QB-Pat Mahomes (88P-2TD)…RB-Charcandrik West (113R)…Chiefs (228R)…QB-Andy Dalton (98P) for Bengals

Cowboys-W-Colts (24-19)..Dak Prescott (7-8)106P-TD…QB-Cooper Rush (8-9) 92P-2TD…Cowboys outgain Indy (471-281)

Packers-W-Washington (21-17)…QB-Brett Hundley (107P-TD)..QB-Taysom Hill (90APY)…QB-Kirk Cousins (144P) for Washington

Lions-W-Jets (16-6)..QBs Matt Stafford-Jake Ruddock combine (168P)…Jets QB-Christian Hackenberg (2-8) 14P as starter

Houston-W-New England (27-23)…QB-Deshaun Watson (102P)-TD run…RB-D’Onta Foreman (80APY)…Pats 3-fumbles..QB-Jim Garoppolo (145P-TD-Intc-2QBX)

Bears-W-Arizona (24-23)..RB-Tarik Cohen (77R)…Mike Glennon (13-18) 89P-TD-Int…Cardinals QB-Blaine Gabbert (174P-TD-Int-2QBX)…Cardinals just (40Y) rushing

Denver-W-San Francisco (33-14)..QB-Paxton Lynch (39P-27R) as starter…Trevor Siemian (93P)…RB-Stevan Ridley (40R)…49ers lost 4-fumble-threw interception.

Rams-W-Raiders (24-21)..QB-Jered GOff (160P-TD)…WR-Cooper Kupp (6R-70Y)…QB-Sean Manien (132P-TD)…QB-Derek Carr (100p-2TD-Int)..WR-Amari Cooper (3R-46)…Marshawn Lynch (2C-10)

(Monday Night Football)

Giants-Browns….Cleveland to start QB-Brock Osweiler..will showcase Notre Dame rookie QB-Deshone Kizer.



Patriots..DE-Derek Rivers to miss year-torn knee ligaments
Eagles..DE-Derek Barnett-back injury
Seattle..Starting LT-George Fant-season ending ACL injury
Bengals..S-Shaun Williams-hyperextended elbow
Tampa Bay..OG-Demar Dotson-groin
Ravens..QB-Joe Flacco-not ready to practice
Bears..RB-Jorday Howard-eye injury
Browns..DT-Danny Shelton-out 6W-knee injury
Colts..CB-Quincey Wilson-knee injury

Steelers..LB-Ryan Shazier-cleared to practice

(Roster Moves)

Bills..Veteran WR-Anquan Boldin leaves camp-will retire-lost desire..wants to do charity work

Ravens..Sign OC-Jeremy Zuttah-ex 49ers
Ravens..LB-Zach Orr-retires-neck injury

Miami..Sign FA-LB-Rey Maualuga-ex Bengals
Rams..Sign FA-LB-Davis Tull-ex Saints
Bucs..Sign FA-CB-Vern Harris-ex Chiefs

Bears..Sign FA-LB-Kelvin Sheppard
Falcons..Sign FA-OT-Austin Paszton-ex Browns
Vikings..Sign FA-QB-Mitch Leidner-ex UMinnesota

Jaguars..Sign FA-RB-DuJuan Harris-ex 49ers
Jaguars..Release CB-Charles Gaines
Jaguars..Workout FA-K-Dan Carpenter-ex Bills-Cowboys


Steelers..Holdout franchise tag RB-Le’Veon Bell enters 4th week…Report he rejected a (5Y-60M) contact offer in July.

NYGiants..OT-Michael Bowie charged with domestic abuse incident in off season.


San Diego State…1st team defense stops offense on 5-straight possessions to start scrimmage…Freshman RB-Kaegun Williams (101R) including 51Y-TD run…RB-Chase Jazmin (60R)..WR-Isiah Macklin has 6-23Y receptions…..QB-Marc Salazar throws pick 6-intercetpion.

San Diego State..Confirms it has sold just 2,000-new season tickets even though there were 51,000-Chargers season ticket holders when Bolts moved to LA

USD…Coach Dale Lindsey confirms TE-Ross Dwelley has left team with family issues,,has been gone 16-days



Lakers..NBA investigation after Indiana Pacers file tampering charge for Magic Johnson illegal contact with G-Paul George while he was under contract to Indiana.

Houston…Longtime NBA star Dikembe Mutomobo confirms he is putting together a money group to bid on Houston Rockets franchise.

LA Clippers..Offer GM job Michael Wenger-longtime assistant GM-Oklahoma City Thunder.

Washington..Sign FA-G-Don Sloan-played in China last year

Knicks…Sign FA-F-Nigel Hayes-UWisconsin

SDSU…loses out on another transfer..6’11-C-Kavell Bigby Williams transfers from Oregon to LSU.



American Hockey League…will add 31st team in 2018….Colorado Avalanche will put its AHL team in Loveland, Colorado where ECHL team resides now.

Vancouver..Opens FA-contract talks with Harvard C-Alex Kerfootr.

St Louis..Lose G-Luke Opilka to second hip surgery



Del Mar…Pacific Classic….Collected leads from start to finish holding off Arrogate to win 1M-race…2nd straight disappointing performance on Del Mar dirt for Arrogate.

PGA-Wyndham Championship….Henrik Stenson birdies 15-16-17 to set course record (-22) to win tourney in Charlotte..

NASCAR…Bristol 500…Kyle Busch chases down Erik Jones with 55-laps to go to win race…Busch also won truck race on Friday …and Infinity race on Saturday to complete clean sweep.

Indy car…Pocono 500..Will Power grabs lead and holds off Josef Newgaerden over final 10-laps….Ryan Hunter Reay-badly shaken up in crash-injures hip-shoulder-spent night in Hospital…came back to race on Sunday.

Soccer…Manchester United steamrolls Swansea (4-0)….now (2-0) start and has score 8-goals in 2-wins to start EPL season.

Manchester United…will re-sign goal scorer Zlatan Ibrhimovic…had scored 28-goals last year then suffered knee injury….was thought to be coming to LA Galaxy.


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