Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Monday

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…(Baseball)…..

Padres-W-Giants (4-3)….Manny Margot scores winning run in 10th inning on dropped 3rd strike….Margot had HR earlier…. …Padres finish season (66-96)….Diamondbacks finish season losing 15-of-21

Padres…Lead owner Ron Fowler says ‘team will not raise ticket prices until franchise starts winning’…..owner Peter Seidler says ‘wins don’t matter as much as development of players right now’…Disappointed GM AJ Preller says season was not a success…wants team to get to .500-next year

Padres…Manager Andy Green-3 year record ( 214-281) in 3-years.

Padres…GM-AJ Prellar….Franchise (278-369) in 3-and-half years since taking over

Padres..Finish season with 2.168,536 fans-slight bump up from last year.

Padres..Negotiating to put AA-franchise in either Amarillo or Pensacola to replace San Antonio-which moved to Pacific Coast League.

Padres..P-Brett Kennedy recovering from knee surgery-will be laid up 3-months.rehab….P-Clayton Richard to have second knee scope-will be out 2-to-3 months.

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Dodgers-W-Giants.(15-0)….Max Muncy 2R-HR…Brian Dozier 2R-HR…Austin Barnes HR in blowout win…..Dodgers tie Rockies for 1st place in NL West….LA won 13-of-16 down stretch..Giants lose 21-of-26 to finish season…Rich Hill throws 7-shout innings…

Dodgers-Rockies…..Tiebreaker 1st place game-Monday 1pm…..Walker Beuhler will start against German Marquez…..Winner moves on…..Loser of game has to play a wildcard play-in game on Tuesday….

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Angels-W-A’s (5-4)..Ty Ward 2R-HR…Jaff Marte 2R-HR…….Athletics close out (97-65)

Angels….Manager Mike Scoscia announces he is leaving as manager…..4- years in a row without a playoff appearance…3-losing seasons in a row……Scoscia finished career with record (1,650–1,428) over 10-years with Halos…

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(Scoreboard)

Rockies-W-Washington..Rockies pound out 12-0 win over Nationals….David Dahl 3R-HR…Nolan Arenado HR-2R-HR….Rockies win 9-of-10 to finish in 1st place tie with Dodgers……(91-71) record…

Cubs-W-Cardinals…Will Contreras 2R-HR in Chicago win….Kris Bryant 2R-double….Cubs win 10-of-16-to tie Milwaukee for 1st place.

Brewers-W-Tigers Milwaukee posts 11-0 win…Jesus Agular HR-4RBI….Brewers win 7-in row lat week…..Milwaukee closes out (22-7)…Detroit (64-98)

Reds-L-Pirates..Bucs win on wild pitch in 10th inning….Cincinnati ends up (67-95)

Astros-L-Orioles..Houston (103-59)…Baltimore all time worst franchise record (47-115)

Red Sox-W-Yankees..JD Martinez 3R-HR…Bosox all time best club record (108-54)…Yankees (100-62)

Tampa Bay-W-Toronto…Jake Bauers 2R-double….Tom Pham RBI triple…IRays wind up surprising (90-72)

Braves-L-Phillies..Rhys Hoskins RBI double…Cesar Hernandez HR…..Atlanta wins division (90-72)…Phillies lost 15-of-21

Twins-W-White Sox..Max Keplar 2R-HR…Chisox (62-100)

Mets-W-Miami..Noah Syndegaard 5-hit shutout……Marlins finish (63-98) under Derek Jeter

Indians-W-Royals..Francisco Lindor HR….KC goes (58-104)

Seattle-W-Texas…Kyle Seager Sac Fly….Rangers finish (67-95).

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(Wildcard Playoffs)

AL…A’s play Yankees in New York on Wednesday
NL…Dodgers-Rockies-1st place tiebreaker game on Monday
NL…Brewers-Cubs…1st place tiebreaker game on Monday

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(MLB)

MLB…Yahoo reports FBI and Grand Jury investigation into payoffs-kickbacks to agents-trainers in signing of Latin American players..Investigating ex-Dodgers-Braves player Hector Olivera given 28M-signing bonus-who had to pay large amount of money to boscones.

Cubs…Divorced wife of SS-Addison Russel is cooperating with MLB in probe of years of domestic abuse…Russell will miss start of post-season.

Phillies..Vote of confidence to manager Gabe Kaplar-team collapsed at end of season losing 15-of-20 to fall out of wildcard race

A’s…Begin negotiations on contract extension with manager Bob Melvin.

Yankees…P-CC Sabathia handed 5-game suspension for beanball incident-appealing..will remain on team roster for post-season.

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……..(Football)…….

Chargers-W-49ers (29-27)….Philip Rivers (250P-3TD-1 Int)…RB-Melvin Gordon (104R)…Niners QB-CJ Beathard (298P-2TD-2 Int-1 Sack-8 Hits)….Caleb Sturgis 3-Field Goals in wildly erratic game…CB-Trevor Williams picks off deflected pass-ending scoring drive-goes 86Y to help seal the win… Chargers (2-2) but struggled against outmanned Niners team. ..

Chargers Notes..
..K-Caleb Sturgis Missed Field Goal and 2-Point After Attempts….that’s a combined 5-missed kicks in the last two weeks.
..OT-Russell Okung-limped out with groin injury
..WR-Travis Benjamin reinsures foot after making 1-catch.
..Chargers had back to back roughing QB-penalties in game
..Darius Philon personal foul-blow to head of QB
..Desmond King 21-56Y punt returns
..Trevor Williams key interception-returne6 86-yards snuffed out San Francisco TD drive.
..Chargers defense gave up a 21-play touchdown drive in first half
..Derwin James-pass defensed..QB hit…tackle for loss
..Chargers big play offense had only 4-plays plus-20 yards
..49ers had 15-plays of 10-yeards or more.

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(Scoreboard)

Chiefs-Denver…Monday Night AFC-West showdown…KC (3-0)-QB-Patrick Mahomes (10TD-0 Int)…Broncos (2-1)

Steelers-L-Baltimore (26-14)….Joe Flacco (363P-2TD….John Brown 71Y-TD catch…Justin Tucker 4-FGs in win…Steelers defense gave up (453Y)….Ben Roethlisberger (274Y-TD-Intc) in loss….Sunday Night

Raiders-W-Cleveland (45-42) OT….Rookie K-Matt McCrane kicks 44-29Y-FGs late in game for win…QB-Derek Carr (437Y-4TD)…RB-Marshawn Lynch (130R)….WR-Amari Cooper-TE-Jared Cook combine (16R-228)….Raiders finish with (565Y) offense……Browns QB-Baker Mayfield (292P-2TD-2Int-2 sacks) in loss…….Oakland (1-3)….Browns (1-2-1)

Miami-L-New England. (38-7)….QB-Tom Brady (274P-3TD-2 Int)…RB-Sonny Michel (112R)…..RB-James White (112APY)…..Cordarelle Patterson 55Y-TD catch…..Ryan Tannehill (100P-Int-2QB)…..Dolphins (3-1)….Patriots (2-2)

Tampa Bay-L-Chicago (48-10)…Mitch Trubisky (354P-6TD)….RB-Tarik Cohen (7R-121Y)…WR-Taylor Gabriel (7R-104)…..Jameis Winston (145P) off bench in loss…..

Saints-W-Giants (33-18)….RB-Alvin.Kamara (134R-3TD)….Drew Brees (217P)….Sains defense 2-fumble recoveries….QB-Eli Manning (255Y) in loss..

Seahawks-W-Arizona (20-17)…Sebastian Janikowski 52Y-FG (:04) left….RB-Mike Davis (101R-2TD)……Arizona QB-Josh Rosen (190P-1 TD) in debut…..Cardinals (0-4)

Jacksonville-W-Jets (31-12)…Blake Bortels (388-2TD)..Donte Moncrief 67Y-TD pass….

Colts-L-Texans (37-34)…DeShaun Watsson (375P-2TD)…survives 7-sacks….WR-DeAndre Hopkins (10R-169)….Andrew Luck (454P-4TD-4 Sacks) in loss……Houston (1-3)

Eagles-L-Titans..(26-23) in OT..Marcus Mariota (344P-2TD)….Corey Davis 10Y-TD in OT for win….Carson Wents (348P-2TD)….Alshon Jeffrey-Zach Ertz combined (18R-217Y) in loss…

Packers-W-Bills (22-0)….Aaron Rodgers (298P-TD)…..Packers defense 7-sacks- Fumble recovery….Bills QB-Josh Allen (151P-2 picks) in loss….Green Bay (2-1-1)

Dallas-W-Detroit (26-24)…Dak Prescott (255P-2TD)….Zeke Elliott (152R)…..K-Brett Mather 3FGs for Dallas…Matthews Stafford (207P-2TD) in loss.. …Cowboys (2-2)

Bengals-W-Atlanta (37-36)…Huge road win…QB-Andy Dalton (337P-3TD)…WR-Taj Boyd (11R-100Y)….AJ Green !2Y-TD catch with (:07) remaining….Matt Ryan (353P-3TD)……Falcons (1-3)..Cincinnati (3-1)

Bye Week…Redskins-Carolina

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(Injuries)

Seahawks…S-Earl Thomas suffers fractures leg in game
Bengals..TE-Tyler Eifert-possibled broken ankle
Lions..OG-TJ Lang-concussion
Colts..WR-TY Hilton-shoulder
Jaguars..RB-Leonard Fournette reinsures hamstring
Patriots..TE-Rob Gronkowski-ankle
Seattle..RB-Chris Carlson-hip issue

Jets..IR-RB-Jonathon Stewart-ankle injury
Vikings..CB-Trae Waynes-concussion
Jaguars..K-Josh Lambo-hip
Colts..IR-OT-Joe Haeg-ankle
Packers..WR-Randall Cobb-hamstring
Rams..DE-Dominick Easley-needs 4th knee surgery
Jets..WR-Terrrelle Pryor-groin injury

(Teams)

Patriots..Release WR-Corey Coleman for 2nd time.
Saints..Release RB-Joe Williams
Tampa Bay..Release WR-Freddy Martino

Bears..LB-Akiem Hicks-ejected for shoving official

Seattle..Ex-QB-Trev Boykin indicted felony domestic abuse

Eagles..Mourn passing veteran S-Wes Hopkins-30 interceptions-10Y..was (45Y) old

Eagles..DE-Chris Long donates 400,000-to Literacy Foundation of United Way.

Eric Grundman…Former NFL exec denies report he is a point man to try and return an NFL franchise to San Diego.
AP Poll….1-Alabama…2-Georgio….3-Ohio State moves up…4-Clemson….5-LSU….6-Notre Dame moves up….7-Oklahoma slips….8-Auburn….9-West Virgina…10-Washington.

Clemson..QB-Trevor Lawrence knocked out of game with Syracuse-concussion.

Nebraska..Coach Scott Frost rips team-players-culture Cornhusker football after another loss…Nebraska lost 8-in row…worst start since 1957.

Marshall..Mourns passing of QB-Michael Payton (48Y)-cancer..led Thundering Herd to first 1AA-championship after school came back from deadly 1970-plane crash.

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……(Basketball)………

Lakers-L-Denver….LeBron James debut…played 15 minutes…(2-6) shooting…9Pts…..3R-3A-1 Tovers……JaVale McGee most impressive…had 17-points with starter……Lakers were losing to Nuggets at Press-Time…NBA preseason opener at Valley View Casino Center-drew 13,500….1st of 6-Lakers preseason games.

Lakers..Hire Kurt Rambis-returns to team as consultant.
Lakers..Experiment with Kyle Kuzma playing C-in ‘small ball’ lineup

Minnesota..continues trade talks with Miami-Sacramento in 3-way deal that would send F-Jimmy Butler to Heat
Minnesota-76ers trade talks end-Philly refuse put F-Ben Simmons in deal.

Bulls..Lose C-Laurie Markkinen-8W-hyperextended elbow

UCLA…F-Shareef O’Neal-top recruit-to miss season-needs heart procedure for irregular heartbeat…will take medical redshirt

LSU…Police arrest man in shooting death of F-Wade Sims at frat party on Friday night.

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…..(Hockey)…..

San Diego Gulls…NHL-Anaheim Ducks send 11-more players to AHL club…Cuts include
..F-Anton Rodin (47G-in 3-Years) playing in Sweden….
..F-Chase DeLeo-played with Manitoba last year.
..G-Jared Coreau-had (2.52) GAA-average in Grand Rapids..ex-Red Wing
..D-Josh Mahura-22G-at Regina in WHL-top rookie.
..D-Jacob Larssen-former 1st round pick returns for 2nd year.

Gulls..Release C-Jules Nattinen-returns to Sweden-scored just 4G-last year.

Gulls…Play 2nd preseason game against Ontario Reign on Monday at Honda Center.

Ducks..Still have 32-players in training camp…must be at 23-by Wednesday.

Ducks-W-Kings..R-Troy Terry scores 1st pro goal..Ducks (3-3) in preseason…Kings (1-5-1)-LA scored just 18-goals in 7-preseason games.

LA Kings..Lose RW-Dustin Brown-fractured finger in weekend exhibition game.

Montreal…Decides to keep #1-pick..Jesperi Kotkaniemi on opening night roster…only 18Y-old.
Ottawa…Keep #1 pick Brady Tkachuk on opening night roster.

Montreal…Lose D-David Schlemko-6W-knee injury

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…..(General)……

Ryder Cup….Europe blows out Team USA in singles play to win Cup (17-half to 10-half)…in France…25-years since US won on European soil.
..Francisco Molinari goes (5-0)..destroys Phil Mickelson…Mickelson comes home with all time 22-losses in Ryder Cup play.
..Tiger Woods went (0-4) in tourney-lost singles match Jon Rahm…Tiger (13-21-3)…lost 8-matches in row in Ryder Cup.
..Jordan Spieth..Bubba Watson..Dustin Johnson..Ricky Fowler all beaten in Sunday singles play.

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NASCAR….Chase for Championship….Charlotte Road Course…Ryan Blaney wins on final lap…when Jimmie Johnson-Martin Truex spin each other out of the lead on the final 2-turns of road cross…Johnson was going for win-trying to break 58-race win drought.

Formula 1..Grand Prix of Russia..Lewis Hamilton wins when teammate Val Bottas pulls aside and let’s him take checkered flag…Bottas finishes 2nd…Sebastian Vettle-third….Hamilton has 50P-lead in championship points race.

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English Premier League..
..Manchester United-L-West Ham..Felipe Anderson scores on deflected goal…United falls to (3-3-1)
..Manchester City-W-Brighton..Sergio Aguero key goal in win..City (6-0-1)
Liverpool-Tie-Chelsea..Daniel Sturridge goal in 89th minute gets Chelsea tie…Liverpool (6-0-1)…Chelsea (5-0-2)
..Arsenal-W-Watford…Gunners score 2-goals in 2-minutes in 81st minute…Arsenal (5-2)
Everton-W-Fulham..Gy Sigurdsson-2 goals
Tottenham Hot Spur-W-Huddersfield..Harry Kane score 25th-34th minute..Hot Spur (5-2)
Leicester City-W-Newcastle..Jamie Vardy goal
..Wolverhampton-W-Southhampton..Wolves score 2G-in-8 minutes
..Burnley-W-Cardiff City…Cardiff winless on year

..Crystal Palace-Bournemouth…Monday match.

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Manchester United…Discussion underway to allow Paul Pogboa to leave in transfer deal in January…Club paid 116M for him two years ago…fueding with Coach Josie Mourinho this season.

Tennis..Jim Courier resigns as coach of US Davis Cup team after loss to Croatia in quarter finals play…Courier was (10-8) in Davis Cup play.

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