Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Thursday

Posted by on April 4th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

…..(Baseball)…….

Padres-W-Arizona (4-1)…Manny Machado 2R-HR..Francisco Mejia RBI-double….Joey Lucchesi (5inn-0R-4H)….Padres snap 2-game losing streak.

Padres-Cardinals…Thursday game rained out in St Louis…Nick Margevicius will start with extra days rest.

El Paso-Las Vegas…Padres AAA-team opens season on Thursday…Rotation includes Calvin Quantrill-Logan Allen-Luis Perdomo.

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Dodgers-W-Giants (5-3)..David Freese 2R-double..Christian Taylor RBI double..Keke Hernandez HR…LA now (5-2) …..

Dodgers…Off day on Thursday.

Oklahoma City…Dodgers AAA-club opens season..Clayton Kershaw scheduled to make rehab start.

Dodgers…Send P-Justin Grimm..Kevin Quackenbush..Josh Smokere….Daniel Santana..Tony Gonsolin to open the season at Oklahoma City….Also on roster C-Will Smith and OF-Paulo Orlando.

Dodgers…Send P-Dustin May..C-Kei Ruiz…3B-Kevin Lux….OF-DJ Patton to AA-Tusla.

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Angels-.Off day on Wednesday

Angels-Texas…Home opener on Thursday…..Matt Harvey-vs-Edison Volquez.

Angels..Send P-Jaime Barria..Gabe Channing..Alex Meyer…Jake Jewell to Salt Lake City…also sent to Bees 3B-Taylor Ward.

Angels..Send top prospect OF-Jo Adell and SS-Roberto Belloquin to AA-Mobile Bay Bears to start season.

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(Scoreboard)

Washington-W-Phillies…Juan Soto 3R-HR…Anthony Rendon HR…combined 6-hits…Bryce Harper (2-2)-now hitting for (.500)..Phillies now (4-1)

White Sox-W-Indians…Carlos Rodon (6inn-0R-2H-9K)….Jose Abreu RBI single..RBI-double

Colorado-W-Tampa Bay..Chris Ianetta HR in 11th inning…German Marquez 7-shutout innings….Rays (5-2)

Twins-W-Royals..Royals bullpen give ups (6-3) lead….Twins now (4-1)

Brewers-W-Reds..Freddy Peralta 2-hit shutout-11 Ks

Tigers-W-Yankees..Matt Boyd (6inn-1R-12K)…Yankees now (3-4)

Blue Jays-W-Orioles..Randal Grichuk 2-solo HRs…Orioles (4-2) now

Mets-W-Miami…Peter Alonso RBI double..Robbie Cano RBI-double…Jacob deGrom HR…lMets (5-1)

Cubs-L-Braves…Jon Camargo 3R-double..Ozzie Albers-Dansby Swanson HRs…Cubs now (1-4)..

Pirates-L-Cardinals..Cards score winning run on wild pitch late in game..

Houston-L-Texas…Nomar Mazara HR…Mike Minor (7inn-0R…Astros (2-5)

Red Sox-W-A’s…Mookie Betts 2R-double…Andrew Benetendi RBI double in 9th inning rally…Boston (2-5) start.

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(Roster Moves)

Blue Jays..Release P-Bud Norris from AAA-contract…he opted out when not called up.
Reds..Assign P-Brandon Finnegan to AAA
Orioles..Callup P-Matt Wotherspoon.

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(Injuries)

Atlanta..Former manager Bobby Cox hospitalized with serious stroke

Washington..DL-SS-Trea Turner-fractured finger
Yankees..3B-Miguel Andujar-exam for possible torn labrum-possible surgery
Yankees..SS-Troy Tulowitzki goes down with calf injury.
Arizona..3B-Jake Lamb-quad strain running out a hit.

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(Teams)

Indians..Give manager Terry Fancona (2Y–extension)
Cubs…Sign 3B-David Bote to 5Y-extension.

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……..(Basketball)……….

Clippers-L-Houston (138-103)…Rockets hit 18-3’s…James Harden (31P)…Rockets shoot 53% in win….Wednesday night game

Lakers-Golden State….Thursday matchup

Lakers..owner Jeannie Buss speaks positively about Coach Luke Walton but does not give him vote of confidence…has 2-years left on his contract….says the season has been an ‘incredible challenge’…with all the injuries.

Lakers…Lonzo Ball….Lawyers file 2M-lawsuit against former CEO-Allan Foster…chsrged with illegally taking 1.5M from accounts of Big Baller Brand Shoes…also taking 965,000 in fees for making 8-dffierent loans and mishandling tax returns and profit sharing of company.

Washington…Coach Scott Brooks told he will return next season.

76ers..Sign FA-C-Greg Monroe-ex Pistons-Raptors

Spurs..coach Greg Popovic thrown out of game (:53) into opening quarter….second ejection this week.

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(College)

Murray State..Hi-scoring G-Jo Morant files for NBA draft.
UCLA..Opens negotiations with TCU-coach Jamie Dixon for Bruins job.
Texas AM..Hire Buzz Williams-head coach at Virginia Tech

California…Leading scorer Justice Sueing to transfer-not play for new coach Mark Fox…(14PPG) last year.

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…….(Football)…………

Seattle…QB-Russell Wilson says he will workout at all Seahawks OTAs even if contract extension not worked out.

Dallas..Offers DE-Randy Gregory 2Y-extension desire drug suspension…Owner Steven Jones “..He’s made serious approach to his drug rehab”

Colts..Owner Jim Irsay says his club has talent to win 3-Super Bowls in a row.

Green Bay…Ousted Coach Mike McCarthy says his 11-years with Aaron Rodges wee spec…heartwarming to see him grow at person and player…Says his firing was ‘cold and hard’ and was broadsided by it….Denies players had become complacent on his team.

Lions..Fire Director of Pro Scouting…Brendan Prophett.

Lions…QB-Matthew Stafford confirms his wife about to have brain surgery for benign tumor in skull.

Giants..Longtime S-Antrelle Rolle-wins court case against former tax attorney….Lawyer is sentenced to 3Y in prison ordered to pay (1.2M) in restitution for stealing money from former NFL players accounts.

AAF…San Diego Fleet close down operations after 8W of season….Prxesident Jeff Garner says he was shocked at decision by lead investor……says leadership has promised a 3-year game plan to build product then seek working agreement with NFL…..Players are being forced to pay their own way home….Coaches computers seized and facilities locked.

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(Roster Moves)

Raiders..Sign FA-WR-Ryan Grant-ex-Colts
Arizona..Sign FA-OG-Adam Gettis-ex Redskins
Bills..Sign FA-Quinton Spain-ex Titans

Seattle…Visits with FA-DE-Courtney Upshaw-ex Ravens..DE-Nate Orchard-ex Chiefs…CB-Dvaon House-ex Packers.

Packers..Visit with DT-Randy Gunter-ex Cardinals

Chiefs..Re-sign TE-Orson Charles

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(College)

Oregon…lands WR-Juwan Johnson-transfer from Penn State
Indians..QB-Jack Tuttle-ex Utah..cleared to play immediately..has 4Y eligibility left.

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…..(Hockey)…….

Gulls-W-San Jose Barracudas. (4-3)…Ben Street-Justin Kloos score 3rd period goals in comeback win….Kevin Boyle (33-saves)………Gulls move into 3rd place (75P)….San Jose in second place (77P) with a game in hand on Gulls heading to final week of season……..AHL action on Wednesday

Ducks-W-Calgary (3-1)…Sam Steele-Max Jones score goals…..Ducks won 10-of-16 under Bob Murray…….NHL action on Wednesday

Ducks..Send C-Chase deLeo..RW-Keifer Sherwood back to San Diego Gulls.
Las Vegas..Sign FA-D-Jimmyu Schuldt-college star St Cloud State

Arizona Coyotes..Lose G-Darcy Kemper-possible concussion.

NHL–Union…agree to keep current playoff structure in place thru 2020 season…will not approve proposal to seed teams and do away with current conference format.

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………(General)…………

English Premier League-Wednesday games
..Manchester City-W-Cardiff…Kevin DeBruyun scores at (5′) in win

..Chelsea-W-Brigton..Eden Hazard goal-assist..Blue move into 4th place tie

..Hot Spur-W-Crystal Palace..Tottenham scores 2-goals in 2nd half..debut of new 1B-stadium that replaced White Hart Lane-had been opened since 1899…Spurs move into 3rd place in league standings.

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PGA….Valero Open tees off in Texas…lead-in tourney to Masters.

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