Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Monday

Posted by on July 30th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

…..(Baseball)…….

Hall of Fame-Induct Trevor Hoffman-Padres (601 saves)…Chipper Jones-Braves (468HR)…Jim Thome-Indians (612HR)…Vlad Guerrero-Angels (449HR)…Jack Morris-Tigers (254-wins)….Alan Trammel-Tigers (.285)…Enshrined in Cooperstown….More than 50,000-attend ceremony

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(Scoreboard)

Padres-L-Arizona (5-4)….Paul Goldschmidt 2R-HR..Nick Ahmed 2R-HR…AJ Pollock solo HR…Joey Luchessi gives up 3-homers in 4-plus innings…Brad Boxberger stomps out 9th inning rally….D-Backs sweep series..San Diego lost 12of-14……(8-28 skid…..(42-66) record.

Padres-Giants…Open short 2G-series on Monday night…Eric Lauer (5-7)-vs-Derek Holland (5-8)

Padres..DL-P-Luis Perdomo-shoulder soreness (1-6) record….(7.94-ERA)

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Dodgers-L-Braves (4-1)…Sean Newcombe throws 8.1 inning of no hit ball…Nick Markakis RBI-double-2R-HR….in Atlanta win …..Despite loss..LA on (16-8) tear….(39-20) since June

Dodgers-Milwaukee..Monday matchup Kenta Maeda (7-5)-vs-Freddy Peralta (4-2)

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Angels-L-Mariners (8-5)….Seattle scores 7R-in 1st inning off P-Felix Pena…Mariners get 14-hits…5-walks..hit batsmen……..Halos (13-19) losing stretch

Angels…Off day-Monday…open road trip in Tampa Bay-Tuesday.

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(Scoreboard)

Red Sox-W-Twins..JD Martinez 3RBIs in win…Boston (18-7) hot streak….(74-33) on season.

Yankees-W-Royals…Aarpm Hicks 2R-HR…NY just (9-8) last 2-weeks…Royals (32-73)

Houston-L-Texas…Rangers sweep series in Houston..Jurickson Profar RBI double….Astros now (67-40)….Rangers just (7-16) last 23-games

Milwaukee-L-Giants…Buster Posey 3R-double…had 4-hits…SF won just 3-of-11…Brewers lost 10-of-16

Cubs-Cardinals..Chicago led (5-2) at press time…Anthony Rizzo-Ben Zobrist HRs…Sunday nite baseball

Indians-W-Tigers…Yonder Alonso RBI-double…2R-HR…Edwin Encarnarcion HR…Melky Cabrera HR…Tribe just (8-10) over 3-weeks

Orioles-W-Tampa Bay..Chris Davis 2-2-run HRs….Birds hit 4-bombs…Baltimore (32-74)

Mets-W-Pirates…Zach Wheeler throws 6-shutout innings…has RBI double…Mets now (44-58).

Reds-W-Phillies…Scooter Gennett 2R-HR

Washington-L-Miami…Martin Prado RBI single-RBI double….Nationals in (12-20) tailspin.

White Sox-L-Blue Jays…Brand Drury 2R-double..Lourdes Gurriel 2RBIs..Chicago now (37-68) on year

A’s-L-Rockies Tom Murphy 2R-HR…..Colorado on (15-4) spurt….A’s (15-7)

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(Trades)…Deadline is Tuesday-1pm.

Twins-Arizona..Minnesota sends 3B-Eduardo Escobar to D-Backs for 3-lower minor leaguers.

Cubs-Texas…Rangers ship P-Cole Hamels to Chicago for P-Eddie Butler…P-Rollie Lacy.

Mets-Phillies…New York sends 2B-Asdrubal Cabrera to Phillies for minor league pitcher.

Royals-Milwaukee…KC ships 3B-Mike Moustakas to Brewers for OF-Brett Phillips and minor leaguer.

Orioles-Braves…Baltimore sends relief P-Brad Brach to Atlanta for 250,000 signing slot

Twins-Astros…Minnesota trades P-Ryan Pressley to Astros for 2-minor leaguers.

Cardinals-Yankees…St-Louis deals minor league 1B-Luke Voit to NY for P-Chasen Shreve-P-Gio Gallegos…Yankees also get 1.5M-signing slot as part of trade

Cardinals-Mariners..St. Louis sends P-Sam Tuivailala to Mariners for minor leaguer.

Tampa Bay-Atlanta…Rays deal P-Johnny Venters to Braves for minor leaguer.

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(Roster Moves)

Rockies..Sign FA-1B-Matt Holliday-has not played all year.
Mets..Sign FA-OF-Austin Jackson-ex Texas
Cardinals..Release P-Greg Holland-eat 14M-contract (7.92-ERA.
Tigers..Sign FA-P-Josh Smoker-ex Pirates

Mets..DFA-OF-Matt denDekker.
Cardinals..DFA-Tyler Lyons
White Sox..DFA-P-Chris Volstad
Astros..DFA-C-Tim Fedorowicz
Brewers..DFA-SS-Brad Miller

Tigers..Option P-Johnny Barbato
Milwaukee..Option OF-Keon Broxton
Mets..Option P-Corey Oswalt
Padres…Option OF-Franmill Reyes
Cubs..Callup P-Corey Mazzoni
Texas..Callup OF-Delino DeShields

(Trade Rumors)

Tampa Bay….Talking to 5-clubs about deal for P-Chris Archer-including Padres-Dodgers-Yankees-Cardinals.

Indians-Texas…Discuss trade for OF-Joey Gallo.
Indians-Twins..Discuss trade for 2B-Brian Dozier
Orioles-Brewers..Discuss deals for 2B-Jon Schoop-P-Kevin Gausman
A’s-Miami..Discuss trade for P-Dan Straily

Giants..Callup P-Chris Stratton-Ty Blach
Twins..Callup 3B-Miguel San from AAA
Toronto..Move rookie OF-Vlad Guerrero from AA-New Hampshire to AAA-Buffalo…was hitting (.402) with 14-home runs in Eastern League.

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(Injuries)

Yankees…DL-1B-Aaron Judge-3W-fractured wrist.
Pirates..DL-1B-Josh Bell-oblique..OF-Corey Dickerson-hamstring
Red Sox..DL-3B-Raf Devers-hamstring-2nd time
Tigers..DL-OF-JaCoby Jones-back
Astros..DL-2B-Jose Altuve-knee swelling
Indians..DL-OF-Tyler Naaquin-hip
Texas..DL-OF-Ryan Rua-back
Reds..DL-P-Amir Garrett-achilles
Arizona..3B-Jake Lamb-out-bruised shoulder
Giants..P-Johnny Cute reinsured elbow-may be headed back to DL.
A’s..DL-OF-Chad Pinder-arm-elbow injury in auto accident

Indians..Send P-Andrew Miller out on rehab assignment
Twins…P-Addison Reed goes out on rehab
Milwaukee..Rehab for P-Zach Davies

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(MLB)

Tony Cloninger….former Braves pitching star passes away (77)…won 113-games in career….went o. to become Red Sox pitching coach-then scout…..Set MLB record-only pitcher to hit 2-grand slam home runs in a game vs the Giants.i

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……..(Football)………

Chargers…Lose CB-Jason Verrett for year-ruptured Achilles tendon in 1st conditioning workout of camp…has played just 25G. in 4-years…missed 38G….in final year of contract.

Chargers…Lose rookie TE-Austin Roberts-UCLA…torn Achilles in Saturday practice.

Chargers…PUP-OG-Forrest Lamp-continue rehab 2-knee surgeries
Chargers…NFI-S-Derwin James-muscular injury prior to camp
Chargers..Sign FA-OT-Eric Wrenn-Richmond

(Injuries)

Carolina…RT-Darryl Williams-dislocated kneecap-1st workout
Tampa Bay..DT-Vita Vea-calf injury-1st workout-#1 pick
Jets..RB-Eli McGuire-fractured foot
Steelers..OG-Ramon Foster-knee injury
Redskins..DT-DaRon Payne-out 3-5 weeks-ankle injury
Redskins..LB-Zach Brown-quad
Bears..C-Hronis Grasu-calf
Falcons..WR-Calvin Ridley-hamstring-1st round pick
Falcons..DT-Takk McKinley-arm injury
Bengals…OT -Rod Taylor-torn ACL
Cowboys..WR-Cedrick Wilson-torn labrum
Browns..OT-Greg Robinson-concussion
Cowboys..CB-Kavon Frazier-diagnosed with blood disorder
Chiefs..RB-Kareem Hunt-hamstring tightness
Chiefs..RB-Charcandrik West-concussion
Raiders..CB-Gareon Conley-hip strain
Jets..Sign FA-RB-George Atkinson-ex Raiders
Jets..Release DE-Courtney Upshaw-fails to report to camp
Ravens..workout FA-CB-Bashaud Breeland-ex Redskins

Broncos..sign FA-WR-Philly Brown-ex Bills
Raiders..sign FA-OG-Oday Aboushi-ex Seahawks
Bills..sign FA-TE-Ryan Russell-ex Tampa Bay

Patriots..release TE-Troy Niklaus….sign FA-WR-Paul Turner.

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(NFL)

NFL-Union….met on Friday to discuss new National Anthem policy-will meet again on Monday.

Chargers..OT-Russell Okung says NFL needs to stop trying to please President Trump on Anthem policy.

Atlanta..Owner Arthur Blank says players have a right to protest even during National Anthem.

Eagles..Malcom Jenkins-says Dallas owner Jerry Jones should stop trying to bully his players into standing for anthem.

Steelers..former LB-Ryan Shazier arrives at camp walking with a cane…will tutor LBs in camp-continues recovery from spinal chord injury

NFL….former investigator says NFL ‘whitewashed’ Jerry
Richardson-Carolina sexual harassment investigation…says Richardson waster interviewed and large number of employees never contacted about incident.

Saints…Arbitrator rules team must pay former VP-400,000 for illegal firing and breach of contract…was administrative assistant to owner Tom Benson.

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(College)

Alabama…Nick Saban given (8Y-74M) contract extension.

New Mexico State..gives Coach Doug Martin 4Y-extension-Aggies won 1st bowl game since 1960 last year.

Ohio University…Coach Frank Solich makes (507,000) highest paid employee at school.

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…….(Basketball)……

Carmelo Anthony….Veteran NBA star says US government ‘turned its back’ on helping Puerto Rico at height of Hurricane crisis last fall.

Lamar Odom….Negotiating to play in China next season…not played since 2015-has fought substance abuse problems.

Manu Ginobli….Spurs star says Kawhi Leonard ‘became an alien’ to his teammates last year…never around….never made an effort to support his team thru tough season….says Leonard told team ‘will be here for you-but not for organization’…then never showed up.

Houston…Give C-Clint Capela (5Y-90M) extension.
Milwaukee…Sign FA-F-Pat Connaughton-ex Trailbalcers.
Clippers…Release G-CJ Williams

Western Carolina…Mourns passing of veteran basketball coach Larry Hunter-died of stroke (68Y)….won 702-games coach at Wittenberg-Ohio U-Western Carolina.

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…….(Hockey)…….

Montreal…Reopens trade talks with LA Kings-Edmonton about deal for hi scoring veteran LW-Max Pacioretty.

Ottawa….D-Erik Karlsson-says fully recovered from foot surgery a year ago…refuses to comment about possible trade from Senators….nor controversy with former teammate Mike Hoffman about ‘text message’ slurs involving their wives.

Vancouver…says 1st round pick D-Quinn Hughes will return to U-Michigan to play sophomore season.

Mario Lemieux…puts 50-room…17,000-square foot Quebec mansion up for sale…asking 22M.

Blues…Lose D-Petti Lindrohm…signs to play in Switzerland.

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……(General)……….

Golf-Canadian Open-Toronto….Dustin Johnson rips off 7-birdies on Sunday…finishes (-23) to pull away from field and win over Whee Kim.

Soccer…Mexican coach Juan Carlos Osorio turns down contract offer-will lead…had (33-10-9) but failed to win a knockout round game in World Cup.

NASCAR…Pocono 300…Kyle Busch powers away from pack after red-flag restart with 8-laps to go and wins…Race stopped when Darrell Wallace suffers concussion in bad hit with wall.

Indy Car…Mid Ohio 200….Alexander Rossi blows away field-beats Robert Wickens by :12 in road race

F 1….Hungarian Grand Prix…Lewis Hamilton wins 5th race of season….Sebastian Vettle rear-ended by teammate Vl Bottas ending chances of catching Hamilton

Bruce Leitzke…longtime PGA golf star…passes away brain cancer (77)…won 20-toureys on tour..

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