Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Monday

Posted by on June 25th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

…..(Baseball)……

Padres-Phillies….Trade Talks…Padres interested in Phillies 3B-Mikhail Franco…career (.255-75HRs)…has tailed off the last two years from bright rookie season (.280)….Phillies are demanding closer Brad Hand in deal…according to ‘The Athletic’…Padres giving up on 3B-Chrisitan Villanueva (.230-16HR-10E)….since May 1st Villanueva hitting (.172) with 45K-in-145AB.

Padres..Callup C-Austin Hedges from rehab El Paso (10-19)..elbow healthy….Option C-Raffy Lopez to AAA (.180)…Callup P-Robert Stock-Kaz Makita also from El Paso

Padres..DL-P-Jordan Lyles-possible MRI for cramping in forearm-shutdown from Saturday start after warming up in bullpen.

Padres..Did not recall P-Luis Perdomo (3.02-ERA) at El Paso.

Padres-L-Giants (3-2)….Hunter Pence 2R-RBI single in 11th rallies San Francisco to win…Brad Hand gives up double-walk-hit batsmen then game winning double….Hand in last 4-games (3inn-5H-5R-2HR-7-baserunners)…

San Diego-Texas..Road trip continues….Monday matchup Joey Luchessi (3-3)-vs-Cole Hamels (4-6)

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Dodgers-W-Mets….LA hits 7-HRs in win…Keke Hernandez 2-solo HRs…Cody Bellinger 2-home runs….Max Muncy-Joc Pedeson-Justin Turner all solo shots..LA won 15-of-20………Mets lost 18-of-22

Dodgers-Cubs…Monday matchup…Kenta Maeda (4-4)-Cubs starter not yet determined.

Dodgers..P-Walker Beuhler shutdown throwing session-more pain in rib areas.

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Angels-L-Blue Jays (7-6)…Kendry Morales HR in 10th inning…Jays hit 4-homers in win….Halos lost 9-of-13

Angels-Kansas City…..Monday matchup-Halos starter not determined yet-vs-Jakopb Junis (5-8)

Angels..OF-Mike Trout-treated for sprained finger

Angels..Sign FA-P-Hansel Robles-ex Mets

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(Scoreboard)

Red Sox-W-Seattle….Chris Sale 13-strikeout shout…Mitch Moreland 2R-HR… .Boston (52-27)…Mariners lost 7-of-10

Yankees-L-Tampa Bay….Jay Bauers HR in 12th inning for Rays…Giancarlo Stanton (5-5) with HR in loss….NY (50-25)-won 7-of-11

Houston-W-Royals..Yuli Gurriel Grand Slam HR…Astros won 15-of-17..now (52-27)….KC (23-54)

Milwaukee-L-St Louis…Jose Martinez 3R-HR….Brewers (45-32)

Indians-W-Tigers…Edwin Encarnarcion Grand Slam HR..RBI double…Cleveland won 7-row

Washington-L-Phillies..Rhys Hoskins2R-HR…..Anthony Rendon HR for Washington…Nationals lost 10-of-13

Cubs-L-Reds….Cubs blow 5-0 Lead ..Dan Winker 3R-HR….Chicago just lost 6-of-8….Reds won 10-of-12

Atlanta-W-Baltimore…Dansby Swanson 2R-HR…..Braves (44-32)…Orioles (23-53)

Arizona-W-Pirates..David Peralta 2R-HR…D-Backs won 12-of-16

A’s-L-White Sox…Yoan Moncada 3R-HR-6RBI….Chisox (26-51)

Texas-L-Minnesota…Jose Berrian 12-K shutout outing..

Rockies-L-Marlins…JT Realmuto 2R-double….JT Riddle RBI-double…Colorado lost 11-of-17

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(MLB)

MLB bans teams from signing Mexican players because Mexican teams are take huge amounts of players signing bonuses.

Miami..P-Dan Straily-suspended 5-games-throwing beanballs

Toronto..P-Roberto Osuna suspended 75G-Domestic abuse incident-3rd longest suspension in baseball for Personal Conduct violation.

Boston…Ex-Red Sox 1B-Hanley Ramirez denies report he was part of probe of man arrested for possession of 435-grams of opioids and large amount of crack cocaine.

Royals…Confirm they are looking into signing of free agent P-Luke Heimlich-Oregon State-bypassed twice in draft because of sex offender case 6-years ago.

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(Roster Moves)

Phillies..Sign FA-2B-Danny Espinosa.
Tigers..Sign FA-C-Josh Tholes-ex Mets
Twins..Release OF-Nick Buss
Mets..Release P-Vance Worley
A’s..Callup P-Edwin Jackson-13th team in career (98-120) record.
Giants..Option OF-Mac Williamson to AAA
White Sox…DFA-OF-Trayce Thompson
Braves..DFA-1B-Phil Gosselin
Braves..Option OF-Preston Tucker
Brewers..Option OF-Domingo Santana
Brewers..Callup SS-Brad Miller-ex Tampa Bay
Rockies..Callup 1B-Pat Valaika from AAA
Pirates..Option 2B-Adam Fraizer to minors

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(Injuries)

Braves..DL-P-Arodys Vizaino-shoulder inflammation
Braves..DL-P-Mike Soroka-shoulder-2nd time this year
Pirates..DL-C-Francisco Cervelli-concussion
Rockies..DL-P-Bryan Shaw-calf
Blue Jays..DL-P-Alex Sanchez-blister…P-Jaime Garcia-shoulder
Mets..DL-P-Jason Vargas-calf…has (8.60-ERA)
Reds..Surgery 3B-Nick Senzel-finger injury
Arizona..P-Clay Buchholz-oblique injure
Pirates..DL-P-Mike Feliz-oblique
Indians..P-Andrew Miller-shutdown again-knee inflammation
Giants..P-Johnny Cueto-Jeff Samardzija-rehab starts Sacramento.
Arizona..Activate P-Shelby Miller from DL-recovery elbow surgery

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(College World Series)

Oregon State-vs-Arkansas…Best of 3-champinshiop round begins Monday…Beavers (59-11) on season.

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……(World Cup Soccer)

(Sunday)

England-W-Panama (6-1)…Harry Kane scores 3-goals in win

Japan-Senegal-Tie (2-2)….Kei Honda scores in 90th minute for tie

Poland-L-Colombia (3-0)….Rud Falco key goal….Poland eliminated from Cup playoffs.

(Saturday)

Mexico-W-South Korea (2-1)..Carlos Vela scores on penalty shot…Chicharito scores game winner (66′).

Germany-W-Sweden (2-1)…Toni Kroos scores on blistering cornerback in 94th minute…Germany won despite playing final stages of game with 10-men because of red card.

Belgium-W-Tunisia..Eden Hazard scores on penalty shot (6′)…Rom Lukaku scores in (16’)

(Monday Schedule)

Egypt-Saudi Arabia..both teams fail to advance
Uruguay-Russia…Russians are (2-0)
Iran-Portugal…Christiano Ronaldo team needs win to advance
Spain-Morocco..Spain already qualified move on.

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……(Basketball)……..

Lakers…GM-Rob Pelinka being mocked for saying NBA teams envy Lakers 16-championsnip banners…Lakers not been to playoffs in 05-years.

Lakes..Not inviting LiAngelo Ball to play in Las Vegas Summer League.

San Antonio…Former Spur Bruce Bowen criticizes Kawhi Leonard for demanding to be traded…saying ‘team leaders need to be around team-even if they are hurt’….’Leonard getting very bad advice’…..’
how can you say they don’t have your best interest at heart-they’re paying you 18M a year’

San Antonio…GM-RC Buford admitting there is a ‘fractured relationship’ with Kawhi Leonard currently.

Houston…New ownership of club not interested in giving Chris Paul a ‘max control’….may opt out as free agent

Cavaliers..GM-Jeff Altman says team having good dialogue with LeBron James.

Milwaukee..Invites undrafted F-Brandon McCoy-UNLV-to play on summer league team.

Oklahoma City..Report Thunder might offer Paul George a ‘1+1’ free agent contract…30M first year with option 36M-second year.

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…….(Football)…….

Chargers….Met with Louisville QB-Lamar Jackson before draft-wanted him to workout at WR-not-QB…he refused…workout not take place.

Chargers…Nick Hardwick quits as color analyst on broadcasts.

Tampa Bay…Veteran QB-Ryan Fitzpatrick expected to be starting QB with likely 3G-suspension to Jameis Winston.

49ers…Internal meetings about possible camp invitation to WR-Dez Bryant.

Raiders..impressed with rookie DT-Maurice Hurst-ex Michigan

Colts..Veteran S-Tre Boston says he was disrespected by Colts coaches during FA-visit.

Ravens…rookie K-Kaare Vedvik kicks 70Y-FG in practice.

Saints..TE-Coby Fleener confirms still have concussion issues from last year.

Lions..DE-Kerry Hyde-cleared full practice-Achillies surgery.
Colts..OG-Jack Mewhold-cleared practice coming off knee surgery
Titans..OT-Jack Conklin-ahead of schedule practice-knee surgery

Seattle..ex-CB-Brandon Browner arrested a 4th time in 2-years..domestic abuse incident.

Tim Tebow..turns down offer to play in AAF league for Steve Spurrier in Orlando.

NFL…loses 4th veteran referee in off season…Gene Steratore retires to go to work for CBS….Jeff Triplette retires to work for ESPN….Terry McAulay retires to take NBC job.

CFL…Toronto Argos QB-Ricky Ray hospitalized with neck injury after violent QB sack on Saturday night in loss to Calgary.

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(College)

Big 10 Network….distributes 51M to each school in revenue sharing program.

Fresno State..Hires Terry Tumey as Athletic Director….worked at Claremont Mudd-Cal Davis…worked in front offices of Broncos-49ers.

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…….(Hockey)……..

(NHL Draft)

..1-Buffalo-Swedish D-Rasmus Dahlin
..2-Carolina-Russian RW-Andrei Svechnikov-scored 40-goals
..3-Montreal-Jesperi Kotkaniemi-RW-Finland
..4-Ottawa-Boston University C-Brady Tkachuk
..5-Arizona-Barrett Hayton-C-Sault Ste Marie
..6-Detroit-RW-Filip Zadina-Halifax-45G

..10-Edmonton-Evan Bouchard-D-London
..11-Islanders-Oliver Walhlstrom-RW-scored 48G for US National team
..12-Islanders-Noah Dobson-D-from Memoria Cup champ-Bathurst

..Kings-C-Rasmus Kupari-Sweden (6’2) scored 6-goals
..Ducks-Issac Lundestrom-LW-Sweden (6’2) scored 6-goals

(Trades)

LA Kings…Win bidding war…sign Russian FA-Ilya Kovalchuck-St Petersburg in KHL to (3Y-18M)….scored 31-goals last year…has (417) NHL goals in career…is (35Y)

Washington-Colorado…Caps deal G-Phillip Grubauer-D-Brooks Orpik to Avalanche for 2nd round pick…Grubauer signed 3Y-contract extension.

Carolina-Calgary…Hurricanes trade D-Noah Hanifan-F-Elias Lindholm to Flames for D-Dougie Hamilton-F-Mike Ferland-F-Adam Fox….Hamilton scored 17-goals in Calgary…Ferland 21-goals for Flames…Hanifan top young defenseman..Lindholm scored 16-ghoals for Canes

Vancouver-Chicago…Trade…Canucks acquire C-Tanner Keo for C-Michsel Chaoput.

NYIslanders…John Tavares-top free agent player-rejects contract offer…will visit 5-teams to start free agency….has scored 272-goals in career.

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……(General)……

PGA-Golf….Bubba Watson storms from behind with 8-birdies…finishes (-17)…..Paul Casey bogeys 16017 lost 3-stroke lead….in Travelers Championship-Connecticut…

Formula 1-French Grand Prix…Lewis Hamilton runs away from field from pole position…1st lapped marred by crash of Sebastian Vettle-Val Bottas.

Indy Car-Road America…Josef Newgarden powers way to easy win…3rd victory of season.

NASCAR….Sonoma Grand Prix…..Martin Truex used pit strategy to come from behind victory…Pitted 8-laps after everyone else…passed leaders on fresh tires to win..

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