Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Thursday

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…(Baseball)…..

Padres-L-Braves (5-1)….Cal Quantrill goes (5.2inn-2R) in lst game…Dansby Swanson 2R-HR off Luis Perdomo in 8th inning seals win…….. San Diego (17-14)…(10-6) on road….Padres (6-9) after (11-5) start

Padres-Atlanta…Thursday getaway day…Matt Strahm (0-2)-vs-Mike Foltyniewicz

Padres..Optioned P-Phil Mason back to AAA-El Paso
Padres..Moved P-Miguel Diaz to 60-day DL coming off knee scope

Padres…Finishing up April (.220-BA)..ranked #26….(.280) on base..ranked #29.

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Dodgers-Giants….Tied (1-1) in 7th. at Press Time..Cody Bellinger RBI single…LA entered game (20-11)….had won 12-of-16

Los Angeles…off day on Thursday

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Angels-Toronto….Halos led (5-0) at Press Time….Mike Trout 3R-bases loaded double……Angels in (6-11) stretch

Angels-Blue Jays…Tyler Skaggs (2-2)-vs-Aaron Sanchez (3-1)

Angels..DH-Shohei Ohtani-will not rejoin team on road trip…has had 25-at bats in rehab-sim games…team wants him to have 40-at bats before activating him.

Angels..P-Andrew Heaney goes thru 3rd bullpen session-coming off cortisone injection in elbow..no setbacks.

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(Scoreboard)

Yankees-L-Arizona….Ketel Marte HR for D-Backs…New York won 11-of-15….D-Backs won 12-of-16

Tampa Bay-L-Royals…1st game..Aldeberto Mondesi 2RHR
Tampa Bay-L-Royals…2nd game…Royals score 7R off Blake Snell…..Rays (19-12)

Red Sox-W-A’s..Mitch Moreland HR-Sac Fly-1st game…A’s lost 7-in row

Cubs-W-Seattle…Anthony Riss..Javy Baez..Will Contreeras HRs….in (11-0) rout…..Chicao (11-4) streak…Mariners lost 13-of-18

Cardinals-W-Washington…Marcel Ozuna RBI double-3hits…St-Louis won 11-of-13…Nats (3-8) struggles

Astros-L-Twins…Jon Schoop 2R-HR…..Houston (18-12)…Minnesota (8-3) hot spell

Pirates-W-Rangers….Bryan Reynolds 2R-double….Buccos (2-8) skid….Rangers lost 7-of-9

White Sox-L-Baltimore…1st game..Jon Villar Sac Fly in 9th inning for Birds win
White Sox-W-Baltimore…2nd game…Yonder Alonso 2R-single in 9th for split of twin bill

Mets-L-Reds…Jose Iglesias HR in Reds (1-0) win…New York (6-11) skid

Phillies-W-Tigers…Mikhail Franco 3R-double…..Philadelphia (6-7) stretch of games

Indians-L-Miami….Ronell Herrera 3RBIs for Marlins…..Indians ace Corey Kluber hurt….Marlins (9-21)…lost 10-of-15

Rockies-W-Milwaukee…Nolan Arenado 3R-HR…solo HR…….Colorado won 11-of-16….Brewers (5-10)

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(Roster Moves)

Giants..Callup C-Stephen Vogt-ex A’s
White Sox…Callup P-0Evan Marshall
Cubs..Sending SS-Addison Russell to Iowa-AAA once suspension ends
Marlins..Option OF-Lew Brandon to AAA

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(Injuries)

Indians…P-Corey Klueber suffers fractured right forearm-hit by linedrive.
Mets..DL-P-Jeurys Familia-shoulder issue

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(Teams)

Giants….P-Logan Webb suspended 80-games…Steroid violations…had (2.41-2.00)-ERAs last two years in lower minors.

Phillies..OF-Bryce Harper booed over strikeouts…hitting (.240)
Washington…Remove P-Jose LeClerc closer (8.44-ERA)
Arizona..Demote P-Zach Godley from rotation..(7.58-ERA)

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………(Basketball)……..

(Scoreboard)-Wednesday

Denver-L-Portland…Blazers defense holds Denver to 34% shooting…limits Nel Jokic to (16P)……..Nuggets-Portland tied (1-1)

(Schedule)-Thursday

Toronto-at-Philadelphia…Series tied (1-1)…Sixers have home court advantage.

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(Teams)

Houston…G-James Harden has injuries to both eyes-got hit going for a loose ball.

Golden State..G-Steph Curry-finger injury.

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(College)

Adidas Slush Fund Trial…..Former Arizona assistant coach Book Richardson caught on wire tap tape telling Adidas official that Wildcats coach Sean Miller was paying C-DeAndre Ayton 10,000-month while he was enrolled in 2017-18 season.

Aztecs…F-Aguek Atop-undergoes hip surgery-will be sidelined 6-months.

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……..(Football)…………

(Teams)

Arizona….Agent for QB-Josh Rosen rips GM-Steve Keim…claims Keim called him during draft and told him to contact teams about possible trade…Agent said Arizona should have had a deal in place before the draft if they knew they were taking QB-Kyler Murray.

Baltimore…Plans to use Penn State QB-Trace McSorley as QB-RB-WR-Special teams player..calling him ‘Swiss Army Knife’ player.

Washington..says QB-Dwayne Haskins-Ohio State is entering perfect situaiton to learn behind veteran QBs.

Tampa Bay…says QB-Nick Fitzgerald will be used at 3-positions if he makes roster.

Saints..Not pick up 5th year option CB-Eli Apple
Packers..Pick up option on DE-Kenny Clarke
Bears…Pick up option on DE-Leonard Floyd
Bills..Not pick up option on DE-Shaq Larson

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(NFL)

Browns…Praise RB-Kareem Hunt for starting speakers bureau to lecture school kids about bullying-child abuse.

Chiefs…Police report that WR-Tyreek Hill called ‘911’ asking for help….fiancee had passed out and no one was caring for 4-year old boy in house….Hill under court order banned from seeing the child….Fiancee is going thru pregnancy problems with twins.

AAF…Reggie Fowler-original financier of spring league…indicted on bank fraud and money laundering charges fro running an unlicensed ‘Shadow Banking’ company….dealing in Cryupton Currency exchanges….Fowler bailed on AAF after making 25M contribution to startup league….AAF folded 8-weeks into season.

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(Roster Moves)

Raiders…Re-sign RB-Doug Martin (723Y-4.2YPC)
Raiders…Release RB-James Butler
Raiders..IR-RB-Isiah Crowell-tears Achilles in off season drills

Bears..Workout FA-S-Kayvon Webster-ex Rams-Brkoncos

Browns..Release C-Kyle Friend

Jaguars..Sign FA-LB-James Onwaule-ex 49ers…LB-Ramik Wilson-ex Rams…Naji Good-LB-Colts

Miami..Release QB-Luke Falk-ex Washington State

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(College Football)

Penn State..RB-Mark Allen-transfers to 1AA-Duquesne
Washington..LB-DJ Beavers retires-injury issues

NCAA…Awards post season bowl games to Boston-Fenway Park….Los Angeles….Myrtle Beach,South Carolina….will be 42-bowl games next year.

Penn State…Federal Judge overturns guilty verdict in case of former school President Grahame Spanier…does not impose 7-month jail sentence on Child Endangerment charges….was victimized in Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse case.

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…….(Hockey)…………

(Scoreboard)

San Diego Gulls-Bakersfield Condors….AHL playoffs….begin on Friday

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Carolina-W-NY Islanders….Hurricane score 3-goals in 3rd period…….Hurricanes lead series (3-0)

Blues-Dallas….Stars score 4-goals in a row….lead game (4-1) in 3rd period at Press Time…..St Louis led series (2-1)

(Schedule)

Boston-Columbus…Blue Jackets lead (2-1) in series
San Jose-Colorado…Sharks have (2-1) lead in series.

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Detroit..Report veteran F-Pavel Datsyuk leaving KHL-St Petersburg-wants to return to Red Wings.

NY Islanders…G-Robin Lehner being saluted for his battle to comeback from Bi Polic-Manic Depression-Alcohol issues….has (2.13-GAA) this year

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……(General)……..

ESPN…Folds its ESPN Magazine….losing money….had gone from 26-editions to 12-now going just digital.

Soccer…Portugal soccer star Iker Casillas suffers heart attack in practice…37Y-old netminder was goalie for Spain’s World Cup team in 2012 and 2016.

Golf…PGA Championships…Bethpage Black on Long Island…Tiger Woods heads the field on Thursday.

NASCAR…annouces it is dropping ‘group qualifying’ …and going back to single car ‘hot laps’ for starting positions…Drivers made a mockery of group qualitying by refusing to go on track in packs to run qualifying laps.

Indy Car….36-cars entered for qualifying to Memorial Day race…included will be former F-1 driving star Fernando Alonso…and former champion Helio Castroneves to run single entry cars.

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