Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Monday

Posted by on May 14th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

….(Baseball)…….

Padres-W-Cardinals (5-3)…Clayton Richard 10-strikeout-5 hitter….Brad Hand struggles but pitches out of bases loaded jam in 9th….Padres win 2nd in a row…St Louis P-Adam Wainwright (2.1inn-2R-6W)…San Diego (16-26)

San Diego-Colorado..Monday night matchup…Joey Luchessi (3-2)-vs-Tyler Anderson (2-1).

Padres..DFA-3B-Chase Headley-will eat his 13M contract and release him in 7-days…Hit (.115)..though batted (.411) as pinch hitter…Club decided to retain Christian Viallanueva-who hit 9-homers in April…but was in (0-33) slump.

Padres..Call up 3B-Corey Spangenberg from AAA-El Paso.
Padres..DL-P-Phil Maton-shoulder lat issue…Callup P-Kaz Makita from El Paso.
Padres…Will callup OF-Franmill Reyes on Monday…hit (.346-14HRs) El Paso

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Dodgers-L-Reds (5-3)…Eugenio Suarez 2R-HR…Joey Votto 2R-HR…Reds sweep all 4-games in LA…..Dodgers (16-24)…lost 7-of-8….and 14-of-19….Reds won 6-in a row.

Dodgers…off on Monday

Dodgers..Send 3B-Justin Turner..2B-Logan Forsythe out on rehab assignments on Sunday at Class A-Rancho Cucamonga

Dodgers..Callup ambidextrous P-Pat Venditte from Oklahoma City…had (1.53) ERA in AAA….had past callus with Yankees-A’s among others.

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Angels-W-Twins (2-1)…_-Shohei Ohtani (6-inn-1R-3H-11K) in win……Halos (24-16)….Twins won (8-of-12)

Angels-Houston…Monday matchup….Lance McCullers (5-1)-vs-Andrew Heaney (1-2).

Angels…Pull P-Keynan Middleton from relief outing after 12-pitches-reinjures elbow again.

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(Scoreboard)

Yankees-W-A’s…Giancarlo Stanton (4-4)….HR…2R-signle…NYY (28-12)

Boston-W-Texas…JD Martinez RBI single…2R-HR…Bosox (28-12)

Arizona-L-Washington..Mark Reynolds solo HR-2R-HR…Bryce Harper-Treau Turner solo HRs..D-Backs (24-16)…Nationals (24-18)

Houston-W-Texas…Evan Gattis-Carlos Correa 2R-HR….Astros (26-16)

Rockies-L-Milwaukees..P-Freddy Peralta 13-striekouts-gives up 1-hit…Jesus Aguilar 3R-HR..

Cubs-L-White Sox..Matt Davidson HR-Sac Fly…Chisox (10-28)

Orioles-W-Tampa..Birds erupt for (17-1) win….Joey Rikard HR-3R-HR…Rikard and Danny Valencia combined for 9-RBIs and 7-hits…Baltimore (14-28)

Indians-W-Royals….Jose Ramirez-Yan Gomes hit 3R-HRs…KC (13-27)

Seattle-L-Detroit…Jose Iglesias 2R-single in 9th…..Mariners (22-17)

Mets-L-Phillies..Carlos Santana HR….Nick Williams 3R-HR….Jacob deGrom lasts only 1-inning-throws 45-innings… .Philadelphia (23-16)

Pirates-L-Giants…Nick Hundley 3R-HR..

Atlanta-W-Miami…Ender Inciarte 2R-HR…Braves (24-15)..

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(Injuries)

Mariners..2B-Robbie Cano-fractured hand-hit by pitch
Nationals..DL-1B-Ryan Zimmerman-back
Nationals..Move P-Joaquin Benoit to 60-day-DL-forearm
Tigers..3B-Nick Castellanos-hit by pitch-finger injury
Brewers..Move P-Wade Miley to 60-day DL-oblique
Brewers..DL-P-Chase Anderson-stomach
Indians..DL-OF-Tyler Naquin-hamstring
Reds..DL-3B-Nick Senzel-vertigo
Royals..DL-OF-Bubba Starling-oblique
Cardinals..DL-P-Tyler Lyons-shoulder
Cardinals..Activate P-Brett Cecil from DL
Mets..Activate P-Jacob deGrom from DL

Giants..Send OF-Hunter Pence out on rehab
Red Sox..2B-Dustin Pedroia begins rehab from knee surgery
Pirates..P-Joe Musgrove-goes out on rehab
Arizona..3B-Jake Lamb sent on rehab

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(Roster Moves)

Washington..Callup 1B-Mark Reynolds from AAA
White Sox..Sign FA-2B-Johnny Giavoteloo
Tigers..Option P-Johnny Barbato
Tigers…Callup P-Louis Coleman

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……(Basketball)……

(Playoffs)

Cleveland-L-Boston…LeBron James held (18P) on (5-for-16) shooting….Marcus Morris (21P)..Jazylen Brown (23P)….Cavs shot just (36%) to go down (1-0) in series..-Eastern Conference finals

Golden State-Houston…Game 1-Western Conference finals on Monday night…Firepower matchup James Hardin-Chris Paul-vs-Steph Curry..Klay Thompson…Kevin Durant…Draymond Green..Andre Iguodola.

Atlanta..Hires Lloyd Pierce-76ers assistant
Charlotte..Hires James Borrego-San Antonio assistant

Toronto..Will interview Mike Budenholzer-ex Atlanta coach.

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…..(Hockey)…….

(NHL Playoffs)

Washington-W-Tampa Bay…Caps wipe out (2-1) deficit…comeback score 5-goals in a row to win on Lightning ice agin…..Eastern Conference playoffs…Caps lead (2-0) going back to Washington.

Las Vegas-at-Winnipeg…Western Conference playoffs…Game 2-Jets won home opener….heading into 2nd game on Monday night.

Humboldt Broncos….Saskatchewan Junior League says team will return to play next fall despite tragic bus crash that killed 16-including Coach-GM and some players….League allows Broncos to hold 80–player prospects came on May 25-26-27.

Montreal…Signs 1-of top scorers from Quebec Junior League….Alexander Alain…has scored 60-goals this year..for Blaineville Armada.

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…..(Football)……

Chargers..sign 3rd round draft pick DT-Justin Jones…had 8-sacks-22TL for career at North Carolina State…only unsigned player is 1st round pick S-Derwin James-Florida State.

(NFL)

Chuck Knox….ledgendary Seahawks-Rams-Bills coach…passes away (86) of dementia……career record (186-147-1)…(7-11) in postseason……..

Colin Kaeperneck…Lawyers depose Coach Pete Carroll…GM-John Schneider over collision case-Seattle only team that brought him in for workout.

Buffalo…NFL says it will not take discipline action against fired Bills President Russ Brandon-removed because of workplace harassment issues.

Detroit..OT-Emmett Clary retires to enter Medical school at USC.

Giants..Coach Pat Shurmur tells S-Landon Colloins to stop talking about OT-Erek Flowers-boycotting OTAs.

Jets..Hire Jon Carr-College scouting director-Houston Texans.

Patriots..Hire Brett Bielema to work with OL in camp…ex-Arkansas-Wisconsin coach

Buffalo…1st round pick QB-Josh Allen meets with legendary QB-Jim Kelly-coming off 2nd battle with jaw cancer.

Dallas…Coaches expect big production from newly acquired WR-Tavon Austin-ex Rams

Giants..1st round pick Saquon Barkey arrives for workouts-calls himself a ‘complete running back’

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(Injuries)

Saints..say TE-Coby Fleener not cleared to practice after 5th concussion last year.

Eagles..DE-Derek Barnett-recovering from sports hernia surgery.

Houston..G-Jeff Allen put on PUP-still in concussion protocol.

Patriots..Without 4-OL in OTA’s-injuries to Joe Thuney-Trent Brown-Marcaus Cannon and Isiah Wynn…all recovering from surgery.

Redskins…Lose OT-Ari Kouandijo-torn quad in OTA

Cowboys..DT-Maliek Collins-broken foot in OTA workout

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(Roster Moves)

Falcons..Sign FA-DT-Terrell McClain-ex Redskins.
Colts..Sign FA-DT-Rakeem Roches-ex Chiefs
Colts..Sign FA-WR-Kareen Williams-ex Browns
Colts..Release LB-Josh Perry-ex Chargers
Patriots..Release OT-Jason King
Patriots..Release OT-Jason King
Seattle..Release backup QB-Stephen Morris
Saints..Talk to RB-Adrian Peterson about possible training camp invite.

CFL..Winnipeg…QB-Darian Durant retires-despite signing free agent contract in January…not coming to camp…10Y with Sasakatchewan Roughriders-won 2 Grey Cups…last year with Montreal Alouettes…finished career with (3,484APY-181TD)

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(College)

Todd McNair…Jury deliberations begin in Todd McNair 27M-lawsuit against NCAA for defamation of character….Ugly closing comments from lawyers in trial….Prosecution calls NCAA handling of USC case ‘full of agendas’…..’kangaroo court’…Defense lawyers said McNair couldn’t land a job because he didn’t apply for enough of them…said sanctions against him and USC were justified….that investigators had every right to to opinions on McNair and the Emails they sent based on evidence gathered.

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……..(General)……

PGA-Players Championship….Webb Simpson blows field away with win at Sawgrass…finished at 18-under (270)…at one point was 20-below par…..Jimmy Walker in group in 2nd place at 14-under….Jason Duffer 13-under with Jason Day….Tiger Woods strong finish at 11-under….Phil Mickelson shot 79 on Friday-missed cuts..

Indy Grand Prix…Will Power leads for 56-laps-outruns Scott Dixon for victory on road course.

NASCAR-Kansas 400…Kevin Harvick wins 5th race of season in dominant performance.

Formula 1-Grand Prix of Spain….Lewis Hamilton-teammate Val Bottas-finish 1-2 for Team Mercedes…Hamilton 3rd win of year.

English Premier League…final games of season.
..Manchester City-W-Southhampton..City scores in 94th minute…wraps up record setting season (32-wins)…team record 100-points…scores 106-goals.

..Tottenham-W-Leicester City..Harry Kane scores 2-goals
..Manchester United-W-Watford..Marcus Radford goal
..Chelsea-L-Newcastle..Ay Perez scores 2-goals in upset win
..Everton-L-West Ham..Man Lazari 2-goals
..Bournemouth-W-Burnley..Score 2-goals in final 16-minutes
..Crystal Palace-W-West Brom..Palace 2-goals in 8-minutes
..Arsenal-W-Huddersfield..Arsene Wenger final game
..Liverpool-W-Brighton..Mo Salah scores goal
..Stoke-W-Swansea….Stoke scores 2-goals in 10-minutes-both teams relegated out of EPL.

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