Best 15-Minutes in Sports-Thursday

Posted by on May 16th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

……(Baseball)……

Padres-L-Dodgers (2-0)…Kenta Maeda-dominant outing…12-striekouts in (6.2-innings)….adds 2-run single in win…..Padres fall (22-21)….Dodgers won 13-of-18….now (29-16)..

Padres-Pirates…Open 7-game homestead….Eric Lauer (2-4) 5.75-ERA-vs-Trevfor Williams (2-1) 3.40-ERA.

Padres..Relief P-Carlos Torres opts out of contract with El Paso after Padres did not recall him..had (2.94-ERA) in PCL.

Padres..Reliever Troy Wingenter throws bullpen session-ready to come off DL.

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Dodgers…Off day on Thursday.

Dodgers…Callup P-JT Charges from Oklahoma City replacing the suspended Julio Urias under investigation domestic abuse incident.

Dodgers..P-Caleb Ferguson begins rehab outings at AAA.

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Angels-L-Twins (8-7)…Byron Buxton 2R-HR…Juan Castro 2R-HR…Trevor Cahill (4inn-6R)-6.95-ERA….Twins won 14-of-20

Angels..Off day Thursday

Angels…Long Beach City Council proposed 1.1B-baseball stadium on waterfront in presentation to owner Arte Moreno…no breakdown of the financing for project…..Angels looking at building new stadium for 2025 either Anaheim or Long Beach.

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(Scoreboard)

Yankees-W-Orioles..Gleyber Torres 2-solo HRs..Gary Sanchez-Cam Mayben HRs in doubleheader opener.

Yankees-W-Orioles..Torres another home run in nitecap of twin bill…Yankees have won 17-of-23…Baltimore now (14-28).

Arizona-W-Pirates..Adam Jones HR..Eduardo Escobar 2R-HR.

Giants-W-Toronto..Aramis Garcia 2R-HR..Brandon Crawford HR

Cubs-L-Reds…Eugenio Suarez 2R-HR ties game…Yasiel Puig RBI-single in 10th win games…Cubs (13-3) last 16-games

Washington-W-Mets..Victor Robles HR..Pat Corbin 11-strikeouts…Nats won just 6-of-19 games

Milwaukee-W-Phillies..Ryan Braun RBI-single…Brewers won 8-of-11

Rockies-L-Boston…JD Martinez 2R-HR..RBI single…Todd Story 2R-single…Bosox blew (5-0) lead..Bosox won 12-of-15….Rockies won 4-of 6

Houston-W-Detroit…Alex Bregman hits 14th HR season…Astros won 11-of-12

Tampa Bay-W-Miami….Rays use 7-pitchers on Bullpen Day to throw shutout….Marlins (10-31)…Rays (26-15)

Atlanta-W-Cardinals….Austin Riley HR in major league debut…Mike Soroka 7-shutout inning…St Louis (3-10) struggles

Texas-W-Royals…..Willie Calhoun 2R-HR….Ron Guzman 2R-HR for Rangers…KC (15-28)

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(Roster Moves)

Indians..Make contact with FA-OF-Matt Kemp-ex Dodgers-Reds

Angels..Option 1B-Justin Bour to Sal Lake City
Angels..Callup 1B-Jared Walsh-hitting (.302)

Atlanta..Callup OF-Austin Riley..hitting (.318-15HR)
Atlanta..DFA-P-Jess Biddle

Toronto..Sign FA-P-Jimmy Cordero-ex Nationals
Tigers..Release C-Cam Rupp
Texas..Callup OF-Willie Calhoun
Texas..Option P-Wie Huang
Rockies..Callup 1B-Pat Valaika

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(Injuries)

Arizona..MRI-P-Zach Grienke-oblique injury
Arizona..MRI-P-Taijuan Walker-reinjures shoulder
Arizona..OF-David Peralta leaves game-tricep injury

Atlanta..DL-OF-Ender Inciarte-back issues
Texas..DL-SS-Elvin Andrus-hamstring
Twins..DL-1B-Mitch Garver-high ankle sprain

Miami..P-Drew Steckenrider-out 4W-forarm injury
White Sox..OF-Eloy Jiminez-sent out on rehab
Tigers..Activate 2B-Josh Harrison from DL
Phillies..OF-Scott Kingery sent out on rehab
Mariners..3B-Kyle Seager sent out on rehab
Mariners..P-Wade LeBlanc sent out on rehab
Brewers..P-Chase Anderson sent out on rehab
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(Teams)

Cubs…2B-Ben Zobrist leaves team to deal with divorce case….Wife-country western singer Julia Zobrist…..he’s suing for adultery-wants control 3-young children in marriage.

Tigers..Say they will not recall top young pitchers Casey Miss..Matt Manning or Alex Faedo…eventhough P-Jordan Zimmerman-Tyson Ross-Matt Moore and Mike Fulmer are on DL.

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…..(Football)……..

(Teams)

NYJets…Fire GM-Mike Maccagnan in ongoing feud with new head coach Adam Gase…..Reports that Maccagnan wanted control of 53-man roster decisions……Gase upset with amount of money GM gave RB-Le’Veon Bell…..Maccagnon did not push for Bell to come to voluntary camps after big money signing.

Jets..Interested in talking to Daniel Jeremiah-longtime scout and Eagles Player Personnel Director Joe Douglas about front office jobs.

New England…Lawyers for Robert Kraft continue court fight over sex video….now say Jupiter police obtained surveillance video illegally..

Dallas…XFL team hires Daryl Johnston-ex Cowboys, as GM of new team..Johnston was GM of San Antonio-AAF team.

San Diego…Jury trial of Kellen Winslow-Junior begins May 20th…2-psychiatrists may testify that brain damage playing football influenced Winslow’s ability to determine right-vs-wrong in have sex with 2-women and lewd behavior infront of 2-other woman.

Arizona..Promote Adrian Wilson to Director Pro Scouting…played 12Y for club

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(Roster Moves)

Jets-Chiefs…NY deals starting LB-Darron Lee to Chiefs for 6th round draft pick….Lee was a former 1st round pick-but involved in contract dispute.

Arizona-Chiefs…Trade talks continue for CB-Patrick Peterson

Patriots..Sign FA-LB-Jaime Collins-ex Browns
49ers..Sign FA-TE-Levine Toilolo-ex Lions
Miami..Workout FA-DE-Connor Barwin-ex Eagles
Ravens..Workout FA-LB-Pernell McPhee-ex Bears

Browns..RB-LJ Scott-ex Michigan State star-leaves camp-retiring
Titans..Release WR-Devin Ross

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(College Football)

Utah…Land 3-transfers….LB-Miguel Juarez-UCLA….K-Andrew Staunch-UCLA….OT-Noah Myers-Washington State.

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………(Basketball)……….

(Scoreboard)…Wednesday

Toronto-L-Milwaukee….Brook Lopez (29P)..Giannia Antetkoumpo (24P)…Bucks (23-27) Free Throws…Kawhi Leonard (31P)..Kyle Lowrey (30P) in loss for Raptors….Bucks lead series (1-0).

(Scheduled)…..Thursday

Golden State-Portland….Warriors lead (1-0)

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(Teams)

Clippers…Jerry West receives contract extension to continue as consultant.

Toronto….Former NBA-GM Rob Babcock passes away cancer (66)…former GM Raptors-Minnesota Timberwolves

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……..(Hockey)………

(Scoreboard)….Wednesday

San Jose-W-St Louis…..Erik Karlsson scores controversial goal infront of net…after getting a hand pass from teammate…..Officials said hand pass play “not reviewable” in instant replay….Overtime game….Sharks jumped to (2-0) and (3-1) leads…..needed Logan Couture goal with (:61) left to force overtime…David Perron scored 2-goals in 2-minutes late in 2nd period to put Blues back in game…..Sharks lead series (2-1)….

(Schedule)……Thursday

Boston-Carolina…Bruins go for sweep-lead series (3-0) as they play in Raliegh-Durham.

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SD Gulls…Travel day…head to Chicago to open AHL-Western Conference finals against the Wolves…play at Chicago on Friday-Saturday.

Manchester Monarchs….Former LA Kings top farm club ceases operation in ECHL….Had successful minor league hockey team for 18-years….Kings top affiliate in AHL for 15-seasons…then ECHL affiliate for 3-years.

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…….(General()……..

PGA-Championships…..1st round tees off at Bethpage Black…..Windy-rainy-chilly conditions buffet Long Island course this week…Course plays very long (7,459Y) with wide fairways-but elevated greens…..Golfers say it will be like playing tackle football this week-very rugged conditions….Golfers say high rough has made it US Open conditions…

..Tiger Woods played only 9-practice holes this week…did not practice on Wednesday…has not played in 32-days since winning Masters.

..Tee Times
(8:24am)..Tiger Woods-Brooks Koepka-Franciso Molinari
(10:16)…..Dustin Johnson-Jon Rahm-Jordan Spieth
(10:38)…..Phil Mickelson-Rorie McIlroy-Jason Day

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Indy Car….Spanish driver Fernando Alonso wrecks his top car in practice laps…hit 3-walls…..was clocked at (224mph) but had handling problems all day in practice before crash.

Indy Car…Rookie Felix Rendqvist hits 2-walls-slides across track-nearly hit Will Power…uninjured after hard crash

Indy Car….1st day top laps
..(229.7)-Will Power
..(229.6)-Simon Pagenaud
..(228.9)-Josef Newgarden
..(228.8)-Scott Dixon
..(228.6)-Ed Carpenter
..(228.4)-Helio Castroneves

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Manchester United…Former coach Josie Mourinho-fired at midseason-rips former team and players….after team lost 7-of-finall 11-games….”Problems still there…..Need very professional players-who are ambitious-hard working-talented and structured”

Bruce Arena…Named Technical Director of MLS-New England Revolution…Former MLS Head coach-won 5-titles….also coach of US World Cup soccer…..Revolution fired GM-Mike Burns and Coach Brad Friedel after (12-21-13) season.

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