MLB Free Agent Draft…Begins 4pm on Monday
..Royals-most early picks (18-32-33-34-58)
..Tampa Bay chooses (15-31-32-56)
Padres…Choose 7-38-74-84 in early rounds…Top possible choices
..Matt Liberatore-P-Peoria, Arizona..(0.93-ERA)..94mph
..Cole Wynn-P-Orange Lutheran-TCU recruit
..Carter Stewart-P-Eau Gallie, Florida..(6’6)..(0.91-ERA)..97mph
..Alec Bohm-3B-Wichita State..(.339-16HR)
..Ryan Weathers-P-Loretto, Tennessee..(0.09-ERA)
Padres-W-Reds.(6-3)…Hunter Renfroe pinch hit Grand Slam HR…Corey Spangenburg HR….Padres (27-34)…won 5-of-7 vs 2-worst teams in NL-Miami-Cincinnati..
Padres-Braves..Monday matchup…Clayton Richard (3-6)-vs-Julio Teheran (4-3).
Padres..Callup P-Jose Castillo from AA-San Antonio..(3.00-ERA-26K-15inn).
Padres..Option P-Kaz Makita to AAA-El Paso.
Padres..Tony Gwynn family home-Poway-foreclosed on..failure to pay on 2.55M-mortgage…Alicia Gwynn to be evicted…house to be put up for auction on Wednesday.
Dodgers-W-Rockies (10-7)….Max Muncy 3R-HR…Yasi Grandal 2R-HR….LA bullpen goes 6inn-allows-1R……LA won 13-of-17
LA…Off on Monday
Dodgers..P-Clayton Kershaw-placed back on DL with strained back-will be out 4-weeks..same injury as 2017…back stiffness..received epidural shot-velocity dipped (87mph)
Dodgers..P-Rich Hill request to use bandage-tape on pitching finger for blister problems-rejected by MLB.
Dodgers..P-Tom Koehler throws 25P-bullpen in 2nd outing to test shoulder capsule injury
Dodgers..P-Julio Urias-recovering from shoulder capsule surgery-ahead of schedule-may be ready to pitch rehab stints in July..
Dodgers..Sign FA-P-PJ Conlon-ex Mets..(2.85ERA) in AAA
Dodgers-Seattle..Trade..LA deals 1B-Pete O’Brien to Mariners.
Angels-W-Texas (3-1)…Jusin Upton solo HR…Luis Valbuena 2R-single…….
Angels-Royals..Monday matchup…Halos starter to be determined on Monday…vs-Danny Duffy (2-6).
Angels..P-Matt Shoemaker-surgery forearm…Doctors went into to repair scar tissue-found split tendon in forearm had not seen on MRI..will be out 8-weeks.could pitch in August.
Angels..3B-Zach Cosart-strained forearm
Yankees-Orioles..NY (37-17)..Baltimore (17-41)….Rained out
Red Sox-W-Astros…Mitch Moreland-Andrew Benetendi HRs..Boston (41-19)..Astros (37-24)
Milwaukee-L-White Sox Adam Engel HR-RBI double…..Brewers (32-23)…Chisox (18-38)
Washington-L-Atlanta..Charley Cubleerson 2R-HR..Dansby Swanson HR…..Nats won (9-of-13)…Braves (35-24)
Cubs-W-Mets…Javy Baez stole home..Jon Lester throws 2-hitter…Chicago won (8-of-10)
Tigers-L-Toronto..Randal Grichuck 2R-HR..Justin Smoak 2R-HR.
Twins-W-Indians..Eduardo Rosario 3HRs-4RBIs in Twins win..
A’s-W-Royals…Matt Olson 3R-HR…KC (22-36)
Cardinals-W-Pirates…Marcel Ozuna Grand Slam HR…Michael Waha carriesno-hittjer into the 9th..
Giants-W-Phillies…Andrew Mccutcheon 3R-HR..Buster Posey HR…Philly (31-26)
Seattle-W-Texas..Felix Hernandez (8nn-01R)….Rays P-Ian Snell struck out first 7-batters of game..
Arizona-W-Miami…David Peralta HR…..Miami (20-39)
Red Sox..Release 1B-Hanley Ramirez-owed 15M this year
Orioles..Contact 1B-Hanley Ramirez
Washington..Release P-Edwin Jackson..(3.40-ERA) at Syracuse
Arizona..Sign FA-P-Henry Owens-ex Red Sox-Dodgers prospect
Indians..Sign FA-P-Oliver Perez..(2.92-ERA) at Scranton
Indians..Sign FA-P-George Kontos-ex Pirates
Seattle..Sign FA-P-Daniel Schlereth-ex-Arizona-Tigers
Seattle..Sign FA-P-Ross Detwiler-ex Washington-Toronto
Seattle..DFA-:P-Mark Rzepczynski-ex Padres
Giants..Option OF-Gregor Blanco to AAA
Texas..Option OF-Ryan Rua to AAA
Seattle..Option SS-Gord Beckham
Mets..Callup C-Jose Libation
Brewers..Callup 1B-Ji Man Choi
Texas..Release C-Cameron Rupp-ex Phillies
Rockies..DL-OF-David Dahl–broken foot-8W
Blue Jays..DL-3B-Josh Donaldson-calf reinjury
Red Sox..DL-2B-Dustin Pedroia-knee pain-just week off DL
Boston..DL-OF-Mookie Betts-abdominal injury
Milwaukee..DL-P-Zach Davies-rotator cuff inflammation
White Sox..DL-DH-Matt Davidson-back strain
Reds..DL-P-Homer Bailey-knee strain
A’s..1B-Matt Joyce-back strain
Cardinals..C-Yadier Molina set for rehab assignment-fractured pelvis
Orioles..P-Zach Britton-rehab from achilles tear
Cardinals..P-Carlos Martinez-rehab outing
Texas..Activate 3B-Adrian Beltre-hamstring
Rockies..Activate 2B-DJ LeMahieu
Tigers..Activate DH-Miggy Cabreara
Miami..Activate 2B-Dee Gordon
Giants..Activate P-Madison Bumgarner..2B-Joe Panik..P-Mark Melancon
Pirates..Mourn passing of 1970s pitching star Bruce Kison-passes away cancer (69)….16-years as pitcher-coach…10-years as scout with Orioles
Aztecs…knocked out NCAA Regional tourney…lose to LSU…blowout loss to Nevada…Top batters hit (.114) in tourney after hitting (.305) during regular season….SDSU baseball only (11-28) in post season games.
Golden State-W-Cleveland. (122-103)…Steph Curry scores (33P) including 9-3’s….Klay Thompson (30P)…Kevin Durant (26P)….Warriors had (15-6) spurt to start…Cavs cut lead to 5P in 3rd quarter…Warriors blew it open with 3-point shooting…LeBron James (29P)….Warriors shot (58%)…hit 15-3’s….Cavs shot 40%….Golden State leads (2-0) heading back to Cleveland.
NBA…Defends referees…had right to use instant replay at end of Game 1-to change charging call into blocking call against LeBron James…Replay used to determine if James had setup defensively in restricted zone-he was out front of zone….Replay showed he was still moving when contact made with Kevin Durant.
NBA..Fines Cleveland C-Tristan Thompson (25,000) for flagrant foul with forearm-then shoving ball into Draymond Green face at end of Game 1.
Cleveland..G-JR Smith admits he did not know score when he dribbled ball away from basket with (:03) left rather than trying to get final shot in Friday night game….Huge criticism of Smith….Player says playing with a star like LeBron James is a blessing and a curse.
Pistons..Interview Jason Kidd for head coaching job-ex head coach New Jersey Nets-Miilwaukee Bucks….Interview John Beilein-Michigan coach…
Rasual Butler…ex-Clippers G-Autopsy showed he had marijuana-meth-painkillers-alcohol in system-nite he flipped his car in January in LA-killing himself and his wife…was 38Y old.
Loyola Marymont…Hire Craig Pintens-AD-had been Asst AD-Oregon
West Coast Conference..Announce new schedule formula..each team play 16-confence games..wants schools to play 2-money non-conference games to raise status of league.
Chargers..Sign S-Derwin James-Florida State to 4Y-contract…1st round pick.
Browns..Visit with FA-LB-Mychal Kendricks-ex Eagles
Browns..QB-Baker Mayfield taking snaps only with 3rd offensive unit.
Lions..RB-Kerryon Johson-Auburn-impressive working with RB-LeGarrett Blount.
Raiders..OT-Donald Penn upset team used 1st round pick on OT-Kolton Millere-UCLA.
Tampa Bay..DT-Vita Vea-impressive with strength and explosiveness.
Washington..WR-Josh Docton impressive drills-plagued by leg injuries two years in a row.
Steelers..OT-Mike Adams attempting comeback as TE-reduced weight from (323-255).
Patriots..QB-Tom Brady-going thru private throwing sessions at Gillette Stadium-but not with team in OTAs.
Broncos..QBs Paxton Lynch-Chad Kelly taking snaps only with 2nd-3rd team offenses-not first unit.
49ers..WR-Vic Bolden-suspended 4G-PED violation.
Johnny Manziel…impressive debut with Hamilton Ti-Cats (9-12) 80P-10R- vs Toronto Argonauts.
Ottawa…Red Black starting QB-Trevor Harris suffers knee injury in 1st quarter of 1st preseason game.
Minnesota..QB-Vic Viramontes transfers back to Riverside City College after spring drills…Played last year for Coach Tom Craft at RCC (3,214APY-43TD)
Virginia Tech…S-Adonis Alexander (6’3)..delcared ineligible for 2018-academics…has 7-interceptions in 3-seasons.
USC..Confirms that renovations to Coliseum will cost 30M more than first expected…Pricetag on project was estimated (270M)……Labor costs driving cost up…crews working double shifts (20-hours a day)…Trojans Athletic Club has raised 262M of cost.
SEC…Votes to allow all graduate transfers to play immediately even if they transfer from 1-school to another in conference…Also rules that any transfer from SEC school on probation-can play at another SEC without sitting out a year.
(Stanley Cup Playoffs)
Washington-Las Vegas..Game 3-series on Monday night…Caps lead (2-1)
NHL Draft Combine….Swedish D-Rasmus Dahlin (6’2)…Russian F-Andre Svechnikova…Boston U-C-Brady Tkachuk dazzling at combine workouts in Buffalo.
Dallas..Sign FA-F-Val Nichuskin-played KHL-Russia last year.
Boston..Release F-Brian Gionta-played for US Olympic team last year
Tampa Bay..Surgery F-Ryan Callahan-out 5-months-shoulder
Tampa Bay..fire assistant coach Rick Bowness-Brad Later
Dallas..hire Told Nelson-assistant..was head coach AHL-Grand Rapids
Ottawa..Assistant GM-Randy Lee-arrested-harassing-sexually touching-making lewd comments to male shuttle bus driver at NHL combine.
AHL-Calder Cup Finals…Texas Stars-W-Toronto…upset win over Marlies…G-Mike McKenna 22-saves…Tied (1-1)….Dallas takes home ice advantage heading back to Frisco..Series tied (1-1)
PGA-Memorial Tourney..Brandon DeChambeau hits 18′ birdie putt on 3rd playoff hole to win tourney over By Hun…..Tiger Woods finishes in tie for 23rd spot-had putting problems all weekend….
NASCAR…Pocono 400….Martin Truex survives bad pit stop-accident with tire changer…runs from 14th place to the lead….holds off Kyle Larsen after late restarts….Kyle Busch finishes 3rd…-a
Indy..Grand Prix-Detroit…Scott Dixon runs away from field to win Saturday race…..Ryan Hunter Reay wins Sunday race when teammate Alexander Rossi crashes into wall with 7-laps left….Race deleted for 34-minutes when pace car spun-hit wall while leading up to start of race.
Soccer..USA-L-Ireland…Alan Judge scores in 90th minute for Irish win in Dublin…Young USA team overwhelmed by Irish skill players…..USA plays France next week in game in Lyon vs French World Cup side.
Real Madrid…Coach Zenidene Zedane quits after winning 3-UFEA Cup titles
Wayne Rooney…Arrives in Washington..may sign with DC-United-MLS on Monday
French Open Tennis…Serena Williams wins 3rd round match-headed for showdown with Maria Sharapova in quarterfinals….Nvoak Djokovoch also wins to move to quarterfinal on men’s side.