Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Monday

Posted by on April 16th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 


Padres-W-Giants (10-1)…Carlos Villanueva HR-2R-double…P-Joey Luchessi (6inn-1R–9K)-lowers ERA to (1.66)…….San Diego (7-10)-have won 3-in row.

Padres-Dodgers..Open series on Monday…Robbie Erllin-vs-Hyun Jin-Ryu…Luis Perdomo begins serving 5-game suspension- Rockies brawl.

Padres..P-Dinelson Lamet to miss 14-months with surgery for torn elbow ligament…had (4.65-ERA) in year and half with 11K-per-9 innings.

Padres…P-MacKenzie Gore-last year 1st round pick-put on DL-list Ft Wayne with blister problems on hand.

Padres..Sign FA-P-Taylor Webb-ex Brewers.


Dodgers-W-Arizona (7-2)….Chris Taylor HR-2R-double..Yasiel Puig 2R-single…Clayton Kershaw 2-hitter-12K……LA off to (5-9) start

Dodgers..OF-Andrew Toles-placed on DL-list in Oklahoma City..was hitting (.462) in AAA.

Dodgers..2B-Logan Forsythe-MRI-shoulder injury suffered Saturday.


Angels-Royals…Postponed by freezing weather in Kansas City…Halos (13-3) out of gate

Angels…Idle on Monday…1st place Red Sox come in Tuesday

Angels..Sign FA-P-Jordan Jankowksi-ex Dodgers organization



Red Sox-W-Orioles..Andrew Benetendi (3-4) RBI-triple….Boston (13-2) best start since 1918

Yankees-Tigers…..Postponed-cold weather…Tigers had 6-games postponed in 3-weks.

Mets-W-Brewers..Brandon Nimmo-Wilmer Flores solo HRs…Mets now (12-2)

Astros-L-Rangers..Rob Chiniros HR-RBI double..Astros (10-6)..

Cubs-Braves..Postponed by 27-degree weather

Cardinals-W-Reds….Harrison Bader 2R-HR for St Louis…Reds .(2-13)-worst since 1929

Rockies-W-Nationals..Charley Blackmon-Ian Desmond HRs…Washington now (7-9)..

Blue Jays-Indians…Postponed-cold weather..

Pirates-W-Marlins…Starlin Marte HR…Bucs now (11-4)…Marlins (4-10)..

Phillies-W-Tampa Bay…Scott Kingery 3R-double…Aaron Althea 3R-HR…Rays now (3-12).

A’s W-Mariners..Jed Lowrie 2R-HR..

Twins-White Sox….Snowed out…Twins had 4-games postponed this season.



Mariners..P-Taijuan Walker-MRI-forearm tightness
Boston..OF-Mookie Betts-bruised foot
Blue Jays..DL-SS-Josh Donaldson-shoulder
Mets..Surgery C-Travis D’Arnaud-elbow
Mets..DL-C-Kevin Plawecki-broken hand
Orioles..DL-2B-Jon Schoop-oblique
A’s..DL-P-Liam Hendricks-groin
Washington..3B-Anthony Rendon-out toe injury
Braves..2nd opinion-P-Aaron Blair-shoulder
Giants..Activate P-Johnny Cute from DL.


(Roster Moves)

Royals..Option P-Brandon Mauer to AA…(8.88-ERA) since San Diego.
Washington..Sign FA-1B-Mark Reynolds-ex Rockies.
Washington..Release C-Miguel Montero
Washington..Sign FA-C-Tuffy Gosewisch-ex Arizona
Rangers..Sign FA-P-Yovani Gallardo-ex Brewers-Reds
Rangers..Sign FA-SS-Nick Noonan
Cubs..Sign FA-2B-Chris Coghlan-ex Miami
Mets..Sign FA-C-Johnny Monell-ex Reds
Tampa Bay..DFA-P-Ryan Weber
Giants..Release OF-Dan Carbonnell-Cuba-given 3.5M bonus

Miami..Callup OF-JB Schuck-ex Angels
Mets..Callup C-Jose Lobaton-ex Nationals
Pirates..Option P-Josh Smoker
Pirates..Callup P-Kyle Crick..P-Richard Rodriguez





(NBA Playoffs)

Houston-W-Minnesota..James Harden (44P)..Chris Capela (24P)..Rockets lead (1-0)
Cleveland-L-Indiana..LeBron James held (24P) other Cavs double figures..Vic Oladipo (32P) for Indiana…
Oklahoma City-W-Utah…Paul George-Russell Westbrook combine (65P).
Boston-W-Milwaukee..Celtics survive Giannis Antetokounmpo (35P) night…Al Horford-Marcus Morris combine (45P)


76ers-Miami..Philadelphia scored 130-points in 1st win..Lead (1-0)
Golden State-San Antonio…Warriors lead (1-0)


Charlotte GM-Mitch Kupchack fires Coach Steve Clifford after (36-43) season. Doc Rivers said team was hard to coach because players did not like each other

Suns…Interview ex-Atlanta coach Mike Budenholzer
Knicks..Interview ex-Memphis coach David Fizdale

Washington..G-Jodie Meeks-25G-suspensiok-PED test

NYK..C-Enis Kanter opting out of contract (18.6M) to test free agency.
Dallas..C-Nerlens Noel headed to free agency..had rejected (4Y-70M)

Oklahoma City..suspend TV voice Brian Davis for racially tinged joke comment during telecast

UCLA…Steve Alford dismisses recruiting coordinator David Grace after 5-years on job.





Raiders..former DE-Aldon Smith transferred to In-Patient rehab center after his arrest with Blood Alcohol count (.40) after domestic abuse incidents.

Buffalo…Jim Kelly-legendary QB-released from Sloan Kettering Hospital after 17-day stay for cancer surgery on jaw.

Eagles..CB-Daryl Worley-arrested-tasered gun incident

Patriots..OT-Nate Solder says New England organization is ‘cold-business organization’….saluted Coach Bill Belicheck-Off Poor Josh McDaniels for being supportive while infant son fought cancer.

Dallas..WR-Dez Bryant-says team plagued by a clique of ‘Garrett’s Guys’…coach Jason Garrett favorites…upset Cowboys waited 6-weeks to cut him.

Bears..QB-Mark Sanchez suspended for 4G-for positive drug test in cold medicine he took.

Buffalo..OG-Richie Incognito asks team to release him…Bills want his signing bonus back if he wants to go to another team.

Arizona..Coach Bruce Aryians offered TV analyst jobs at Fox-CBS

Hamilton Ti-Cats…CFL team removes Kent Austin as VP-Football Operations.

CFL…Refuses to change contract bylaw requiring players to sign 2-year deals…Will not allow players to opt out after first year to try to go to NFL.


(Roster Moves)

Chargers..Release RB-Kenneth Farrow..K-Nick Rose.
Cowboys..Release WR-Dez Bryant..had (16.5M) cap figure

Seahawks..Sign FA-K-Sebastian Janikowski-ex Raiders
Seahawks..Sign FA-QB-Stephen Morris-ex Colts
Bears..Sign FA-WR-Bennie Fowler-ex Broncos
Denver..Sign FA-CB-CJ Smith-ex Browns

Jets..Release RB-Jeremy Langford
Houston..Release QB-Taylor Heinicke

Saints..OC-FGabe Ibara-retires
Bills..OG-Richie Incognito asks club to release him



Oklahoma..President David Boren suffers minor stroke before Sooners spring football game on Saturday.

NCAA…Announces radical rule change…teams can ‘fair catch kickoff anywhere from goal-line to 25-yard line-line of scrimmage will then be 25-yard line.

Michigan..QB-Wil Speight-transfers to UCLA.
Alabama..QB-Tua Tagovailoa-reinjures broken thumb.
Florida State..QB-Deondre Francois-cited for marijuana possession

UTEP..Will contribute 15M to renovation upgrades at Sun Bowl.





San Diego Gulls…late season collapse-fail to make playoffs…needed just 1-point in standings to make AHL playoffs…lost 3-straight games end of year.


Ducks-San Jose..Sharks lead (2-0) with Ducks facing must win road game
Toronto-Boston..Maple Leafs trail (2-0).
Tampa Bay-New Jersey…Devils down (2-0)
Nashville-Colorado…Avalanche trail (2-0)



Kings-L-Las Vegas (3-2)….Vegas scores 3-goals in 5-and-half minutes in 3rd period…Marc Andrew Fleury 37-saves on road……Golden Knights lead (3-0)

Flyers-L-Penguins…Pittsburgh erupts for 3G in 2nd period for win…Re-take home ice advantage…Pens lead (2-1)

Winnipeg-L-Minnesota…Wild get 2-Power Play goals in 1st period…Jets still lead series (2-1)

Washington-L-Columbus…Blue Jackets G-Sergei Bobrovsky 54-saves…Matt Calvert scores on 1-handed shot on rebound for win…Caps trail (2-0) in series


Dallas..Coach Ken Hitchcock retires…(823W) in career with Stars-Blues-Flyers-Columbus.

Maple Leafs..Nazim Kadri-3G suspension for violent head hits in Bruis series.

Blackhawks…Jonathon Toews delivers NHL game jerseys and NHL brings Stanley Cup to hospital in Humboldt, Saskatchewan where 13-are still hospitalized after terrible Broncos team bus crash.





NASCAR…Tony Stewart reaches out of court settlement with family of driver Kevin Ward for 2014-crash that killed Ward in dirt track sprint car accident.

NASCAR..Bristol 500..Race suspended after 75-laps by cold rain…Kyle Larson in lead on Monday re-start.

Formula 1..Chinese Grand Prix…Daniel Ricciardo-Team Red Bull races from 6th to 1st on restart to in Shanghai..Val Bottas finishes 2nd…Lewis Hamilton 4th…Sebastian Vettle in accident early-finishes 8th.

Indy Car..Long Beach Grand Prix…Alexander Rossi leads from start to finish in dominant road win…Will Power finished 2nd.

Golf-Heritage-Hilton Head….Satoshi Kodaira hits 25’ birdie putt on 3rd sudden death playoff hole to win over Si Kim.

PGA…Announces Bridgestone Tire has ended sponsorship of WGC event at Firestone Country Club in Akron…Tourney will move…Senior tourney event will move to Akron.

English Premier League
..Manchester City-W-Hotspur..Raheem Sterling key goal
..Manchester United-L-West Brom…Big upset for erratic Man U
..Liverpool-W-Bournemouth..Mo Salah scores 30th goal of year
..Arsenal-L-Newcastle…Newcastle now (5-1-1) in last 7-after upset
..Chelsea-W-Southampton..Blues score 3-goals in 8-minutes
..Leicester City-L-Burnley..City allows 2-goals in 3-minutes.
..Crystal Palace-W-Brighton..Will Zaha scores 2-goals
..Watford-L-Huddersfield..Tom Since score 90th minute
..Everton-Swansea-Tie..Jordan Ayeno scores in 70th minute for Swans




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