Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Thursday

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……..(BASEBALL)………

Padres-W-Orioles….(10-5)…Franmil Reyes 2R-HR..solo HR…Eric Hosmer 2R-HR…Greg Garcia 2R-HR…Hunter Renfro solo HR…Padres hit 9-home runs in 2-days vs Baltimore pitching staff…Orioles now (9-30) at home this year…(22-58)….Pitching staff allowed 164-home runs on season.

Padres…Off day-Thursday…Open 6-game homestead on Friday with Cardinals-then host Giants.

Padres..Wil Myers remains out of lineup;…in (3-25) slump…this after (4-40) slump a month ago…Batting average down (.219)….is striking out 1-every-2.8-at bats.

Padres..Bullpen since May 26th….(6.82-ERA)

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Dodgers-L-Arizona (8-2)…Eduardo Escobar 3R-HR…Iz Vargas 2R-double in D-Backs win…..Dodgers won 10-of-14…..Arizona won just 3-of-10.

Dodgers-Colorado…Thursday matchup..Walker Beuhler (8-1)-vs-Paul Lambert (2-0).

Dodgers-Pirates..Report LA has approached Pittsburgh about deal for relief ace Felipe Vasquez…has (2.12-ERA) and 77-career saves with Buccos…..Pirates would want starting pitching in a 3-for-1 deal.

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Angels-W-Reds (5-1)…Justin Bour HR…3R-HR…….Halos won 10-of-15….Cincinnati won 6-of-10.

Angels-A’s…Open weekend series…Griff Canning (2-4)-vs-Mike Friers (7-3).

Angels…P-Alex Meyer retires-never came back from labrum surgery after 2-years of rehab.

Angels…Activate P-Trevor Cahill from DL…Callup P-Jaime Barria…Option PJake Jewell.

Angels..Send SS-Andrelton Simmons to Class A-on rehab

Angels….P-Shoehi Ohtani throws 40-pitches off mound at 50%-velocity in first full workout since

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(Scoreboard)

Red Sox-L-White Sox..Jose Abreu 2R-HR-4 RBIs…James McCann HR…Chris Sale (6inn-6R-10K)..Bosox won 10-of-14

Yankees-W-Toronto…DJ LaMaheiu 2R-HR..Didi Gregarious HR…Jays-Lourdes Gurriel 3R-HR..solo HR…Yankees (51-27)…Jays (29-52)

Rockies-W-Giants…David Dahl Grand Slam HR…Pablo Sandoval HR…Rockies (20-10) hot streak….SF lost 6-of-9.

Indians-W-Royals…Trevor Bauer 12-strikeout outing…Tribe hit 3-HRs…Cleveland won 14-of-20.l…Royals (25-53)

Mets-L-Phillies….Jay Bruce RBI double in 10th…NY lost 10-of-14….Phillies lost 10-of-15

Texas-W-Detroit….Rangers hit 3-solo HRs…Tigers (26-49)

Washington-W-Miami….Nats score 3R in 9th….Survive Marlins 4R-rally in bottom of 9th… Nationals won 11-of-16….Marlins (30-48)

A’s-W-Cardinals…Matt Chapman HR…Beau Taylor HR…Athletics won 10-of-14….Cards won 9-of-16

Mariners-W-Milwaukee…..PJ Crawford RBI double..RBI-triple….Brewers (3-9) in slide….Mariners won 6-of-7

Atlanta-Cubs…Braves led (5-3) at Press-Time….Nick Markakis 3R-HR….Brian McCann HR….Braves won 14-of-17

Pirates-W-Houston….Josh Bell 2R-HR..Jung Kang 2R-HR….Bucs built (14-2) lad…Astros (50-31)

Tampa Bay-L-Minnesota…Nelson Cruz 3R-double……Rays lost 10-of-15…..Twins (52-27)

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(Roster Moves)

Yankees-Reds…Open trade talks possible deal for Cincinnati starter Luis Castillo.

Orioles..Shopping P-Andrew Cashner-Dylan Bundy-but wants (3-for-1) trades.

Twins-Giants…Open trade talks about San Francisco P-Madison Bumgarner.

Orioles-Pirates…Trade-Baltimore acquires 2B-Patrick Dorrian for cash.

Royals..DFA-P-Brad Broxberger-had (5.40-ERA)
Angels..DFA-2B-Will Tovar

Red Sox..Release P-Brian Ellington

Cubs…Callup reliever Craig Kimbrel from rehab assignment in Iowa
Arizona..Callup P-Alex Young from AAA-Reno
Mets..Callup P-Chris Mazza from AAA-Syracuse
Braves..Option P-Grant Drayton..P-Chad Sobotka to AAA-Gwinnett
Washington..Option P-Eric Fedde to AAA-Fresno

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(Injuries)

Yankees…DL-OF-Giancarlo Stanton-sprained PCL ligament….MRI comes back not show tear of ligament.
White Sox..DL-SS-Tim Anderson-ankle damage
White Sox..Exam 3B-Yoan Moncada-bruised knee
Texas..OF-Hunter Pence-setback-groin injury
Orioles..DL-P-Josh Rogers-possible elbow surgery

Boston..move P-Nathan Eovaldi to 60-day DL.
Nationals..move P-Jeremy Hellickson to 60-day DL

Atlanta..activate P-Sean Newcomb from DL
Rockies..DL-SS-Brandon Rodgers-ankle

Miami..send P-Caleb Smith out on rehab
Miami..activate 2B-Neil Walker from DL

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(MLB)

Tampa Bay-Montreal….Rays owner Stuart Sternberg to meet with Montreal investor Stephen Bronfman to discuss ideas of Rays splitting season…and Bronfman desire to build open aired stadium.

Washington..Nationals drawing criticism for decision to wear Montreal Expos ‘throwback jerseys’ in July rather than Washington Senators-who won 2-World Series in 1920s’30s.

Phillies…Manager Gabe Kaplar fined for kicking dirt on umpire shoes

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………(BASKETBALL)………

New York Knicks…Interested in FA-F-Julius Randle-just opted out of contract with New Orleans…..Knicks would like to rebuild entire frontline by signing Kevin Durant-DeAndre Jordan and Randle.
NY Knicks…Owner James Dolan says he wants access to Kevin Durant medical files before he’d offer him a ‘max contract’

Golden State…F-Kevin Durant opts out of (31M) final year contract to become free agent….Can earn (38M) max contract as free agent.

Clippers…Will talk to Warriors FA-G-Klay Thompson if he does not get ‘max’ contract from Golden State.

Houston-Philadelphia….Discussing 3-team deal that would send G-Jimmy Butler to Rockets….with Eric Gordon-Clint Capela and 1st round pick to Philadelphia….Need a 3rd team to make the deal come together.

Phoenix…Interested in talking to FA-G-DeAngelo Russell-ex Brooklyn.

Toronto…C-Mark Gasol opts in and will play next year on (25M) final year of contract.

Golden State….Veteran F-Andre Iguodala says former head coach Mark Jackson has been ‘blackballed’ from NBA…because of his Bible beliefs that gay marriage is immoral….says Jackson clashed with Warriors owner Rick Wilts who is openly gay.
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……….(FOOTBALL)…………

Kansas City….WR-Tyreek Hill meets with 2-NFL investigators in Kansas City-8 hours of testimony… to discuss NFL probe of the child abuse investigation….May also go to NY for meeting with Commissioner Roger Goodell over likely discipline….Met from 8:30am till 4:30pm

Jacksonville…Former coach Jack Del Rio says GM-Gene Smith made trade up in draft to acquire QB-Blaine Gabbert without consulting coaching staff…Deal blew up in their fact…went (23-36) fired Del Rio…Smith then fired as GM.

Kansas City…Talkshow host Kevin Keitzmann suspended indefinitely for insensitive comments made about Andy Reid’s family problems and cocaine related death of his son years ago….Talk show host said Reid could never discipline problem players like Tyreek Hill or Kareem Hunt…couldn’t even discipline his kids…and hired felons to work in Chiefs front office.

Browns..Sue beverage company for 550,000 for using team logo in advertising campaign then fails to pay ad fees on 5-year contract.

Raiders…Hire AEG-to operate new Las Vegas NFL-Stadium.

Cleveland…Vince Costello-legendary Browns linebacker 1950s-60s…passes away (86)…played 14-years in NFL…then coached a decade more.

Colts..say they will not trade backup QB-Jacoby Brissett-who says he will leave as free agent after this season.

Colts..Move draft pick LB-Ben Banogu to DE-in new defense.

New England..WR-Julian Edelman says teammates support WR-Josh Gordon in his battle with substance abuse.

Rams..Wade Phillips-Def Coor-praises veteran leadership and smarts of S-Eric Wedge..LB-Clay Matthews.

Denver..coaches praise RT-JaWauan Jones-signed from Miami Dolphins

Atlanta..Release RB-Jeremy Langford-ex Bears
Ravens..Workout LB-Vincent Ray-ex Bengals.

CFL…Toronto Argonauts….Lost (66-14) to Hamilton Ticats…lose 3-starters in secondary…5 on defense hurt in weekend game…gave up (608Y) in loss.

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(College Football)

San Diego State..Awards 166M-contract to Clark Construction for entire site development of 132-acres at Qualcomm sight…Clark will not only build football stadium….will also build student housing…faculty offices..2-hotels…retail mall…and design the River Park. …University and city have yet to settle on a price for the land purchase…and environmental report must be approved this summer.

Notre Dame…Former Irish RB-Cierre Wood indicted on murder of 5-year old girl and 20-counts of child abuse…Autopsy showed girl had 20-mirofractures of ribs…liver-diagphram damage from abuse of Wood and his girlfriend in April.

American Athletic Conference…rejects overture it allow U-Conn to remain as ‘football only’ member after school pulled out to join Big East basketball conference.

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……(HOCKEY)……….

NHL…Sets Salary Cap (81.5M) this year…drops from last year.
..Las Vegas…Over cap-must move 2-players
..Tampa Bay..Has 10M-cap space-must sign Brayden Point
..Toronto..Only 13M-cap space-cannot sign Mitch Marner
..Winnipeg..Has 23M-space-trying sign Patrick Laine-Kyle Connor
..Nashville..Cleared 9M-trade PK Subban..can go after Matt Duchene

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Toronto….Leafs restricted free agent Mitch Marner to visit NY Islanders…seeking 11M-per year contract….Leafs have cap problems…cannot pay it or match deal.

Nashville…Meets with FA-C-Matt Duchene-Thursday….played out option with Columbus Blue Jackets.

Montreal…Visit with FA-RW-Corey Perry-ex Ducks star.

Edmonton..sign FA-RW-Gaetan Haas-scored 30G-in Switzerland
Edmonton..sign FA-F-Jaokim Nygard-Sweden-14G
Edmonton..Visit with FA-RW-Brett Connally-Washington-22G.

Florida..Veteran G-Roberto Luongo retires after 19Y-career…489-career wins…had chronic hip issues….

Kings…F-Nikita Scherback leaves..signs with KHL-Avangard Omsk.

Arizona…Hire Phil Housely as Def Coord-ex head coach Buffalo

Seattle…NHL expansion team proposed to put AHL-expansion team into Palm Springs….Would build 10,000-seat arena there…apply for AHL team to start in 2021….

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………(GENERAL)…………..

(Soccer)

..USA-vs-France…Friday matchup in Women’s World Cup…USA has just 2-days to prepre for knockout round game.

..World Cup-Knockout round matchups…England-vs-Norway..Holland-Italy…Germany-Sweden.

..USA-W-Panama..(1-0)…Jozy Altidore scores on bicycle kick in (66′) after corner kick resulted in 2-headers right infront of net…..US moves on to knockout round now…..Gold Cup action for Men’s team.

..Donald Trump-criticizes USA star Megan Rapinoe-said she would never attend any White House ceremony with Trump…President called her ‘disrespectful to the White House…the Flag….the Country”.

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PGA Golf….1st round action-Rocket Mortgage Classic-Detroit.

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NASCAR…Jimmy Johnson says he is not considering retirement despite going 75-races without a win since 2016.

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ESPN….Bob Ley retires after 40-years with network…Lead anchor on “Outside the Lines” documentaries…1st anchor of NFL and NBA draft coverage on network.

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