Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Thursday

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………(BASEBALL)………..

Padres-Cubs….Padres acquire relief P-Carl Edwards for P-Brad Weick….Edwards (27Y) had 2-strong seasons in Chicago but struggling this year (5.87-ERA)….On DL-twice this season…Career ERA (3.30)…Edwards is sent to AAA-El Paso-not added to Padres roster..

Padres-Reds-Indians….Padres moving OF-Taylor Trammell to AA-Amarillo after completing 3-way deal that sent OF-Franmil Reyes-P-Logan Allen to Cleveland as part of the Trevor Bauer to Reds deal….Trammell minor league career (.273-60-doubles-23-tirples-29HRs-206W)

Padres..GM-AJ Preller issues ‘Vote of Confidence’ to troubled slugger Wil Myers….believe Myers-Renfroe-Margot will hit together the final 2-months of the season….Still has a lot to contribute…..Denies trade with Reds made to open ’40’ man roster spots or to get Myers on the field to play….Believes Carl Edwards will be quality addition to setup role in bullpen…’Pitched lots of big games with Cubs over last couple of years’

Padres-Dodgers…Open 4-game weekend series in LA…Joey Lucchesi (7-5)-vs-Clayton Kershaw (9-2)….Friars lost 10-of-12 at home since end of June….since All Star break…lost 12-of-17.

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Dodgers-W-Rockies (9-1)….Will Smith 3R-HR…Kris Negron 2R-HR…. LA (71-39)….Colorado (6-20) skid.

Dodgers-Cardinals….Trade….LA lands 3B-2B-Jedd Gyorko (30) from St Louis for P-Tony Cingraini and P-Jeff Abreu….Gyroko has been on DL twice this season….hitting (.196)…hit (262-272) last two years in St Louis…Career (.246-112HRs)….Strong insurance policy because of injuries to Chris Taylor-Keke Hernandez.

Dodgers-Tampa Bay…Trade…LA acquires P-Adam Kolarek from Rays,,,Lefthander has (3.95-ERA) in career.

Dodgers..Activate P-Dylan Florio from DL.

Dodgers…Callup P-Dustin May..(2.30-ERA) at Oklahoma City

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Angels-L-Tigers (9-1)…Tim Beckham 3R-HR…Brandon Dixon 2R-HR..2R-single………Halos lost 5-of-7….Detroit (32-72).

Angels..Off day on Thursday

Angels-Astros…Acquire C-Max Stassi from Houston-only deadline deal….Fail to execute deal for frontline starting pitching…Refused to deal former 1st round pick Jo Adell.

Angels..DFA-C-Dustin Garneau

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(Scoreboard)

Yankees-W-Arizona..Austin Romine-Mark Tauschman hit 2R-HRs in NY come from behind win..

Washington-L-Atlanta…Josh Donaldson 10th inning HR for Braves….Atlanta (64-44) on year…Washington (16-8) stretch.

Reds-W-Pirates…Jess Winker HR..Eugenio Suarez 2R-HR…Buccos are (1-10) skid….Reds (9-12) stretch.

Royals-L–Toronto..Bo Bichette-Freddie Galvis HRs….KC (40-70)…Jays (43-67).

Giants-W-Phillies…Kevin Pillar 2R-HR..Buster Posey 2R-HR..Pablo Sandoval HR…SF (19-7) hot streak….Phillies (6-15)

Astros-L-Indians…Rob Perez HR-3R-HR..Carlos Santana 3R-HR..Jason Kipnis 3R-HR…Houston on (12-5) tear…Tribe (19-6) streak

Red Sox-L-Tampa Bay..Austin Meadows 3R-HR….Boston won 14-of-23….Rays lost 8-of-14

Twins-W-Miami…Mitch Garver 3R-HR..Eddie Rosario 2R-Hr….Max Keplar HR…Minnesota (66-41)…Marlins (41-65)

Cubs-W-Cardinals….Ian Happ RBI single…St Louis won 13-of-18….Cubs (13-7) stretch…Tie Cards for 1st place.

Seattle-L-Texas…Shin Soo-Choo HR..Willie Calhoun 3R-HR…Rangers lost 12-of-16…Mariners (47-64)

Mets-W-White Sox…Jacob deGrom 11-strikeout game…Todd Frazier RBI single breaks game open in 9th..Mets won 12-of-16…Sox (45-59)

A’s-Milwaukee….Brewers led (3-1) at Press Time…Lorenzo Cain HR….A’s won 20-of-29….Brewers lost 13-of-23.

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(Trading Deadline)…..30 Trades made on Wednesday

Arizona-Houston…D-Backs send P-Zack Greinke to Astros for 4-prospects….Astros take on remaining (74M) owed in contract….Arizona gets P-Corbin Martin..P-JB Bauskauskas..1B-Seth Beer…2B-Josh Rojas.

Toronto-Houston….Astros acquire P-Aaron Sanchez for prospects.

Toronto-Houston…Jays deal P-Joe Biagni for cash.

A’s-Reds…Cincinnati sends P-Tanner Roark to Athletics for OF-James Hannah.

Detroit-Atlanta..Tigers send relief ace Shane Greene to Braves for minor leaguer.

Giants-Atlanta…San Francisco ships reliever Mark Melancon for 2-Braves minor league pitchers.

Giants-Brewers…San Francisco trades P-Drew Pomeranz-P-Ray Black to Brewers for OF-Maurioc Bubon.

Phillies-Pirates…Buccos send OF-Corey Dickerson to Phillies.

Seattle-Arizona…Mariners deal P-Zach Gallen for SS-Jazz Chisholm.

Twins-Milwaukee…Minnesota sends P-Marcus Diplan to Brewers for cash.

Arizona-Atlanta..D-Backs ship C-John Ryan-Murphy for cash.

Seattle-Arizona…Mariners trade P-Mike Leake to D-backs

Giants-Twins…SF ships closer Sam Dyson to Minnesota

Toronto-Washington..Jays reliever Daniel Hudson goes to Jays.

Seattle-Washington…Mariners reliever Reins Elias shipped to Nationals for 2-minor leaguers.

Seattle-Washington…Nationals acquire reliever Hunter Strickland for minor leaguer.

Tigers-Cubs…Detriot deals 3B-OF-Nick Castellanos to Chicago for 2-prospects.

Reds-Giants…Cincinnati trades 2B-Scooter Gennett to SF.

Miami-Tampa Bay….Rays acquire P-Trevor Richards-Nick Anderson for P-Ryan Staneck-2B-Jesus Sanchez.

Cubs-Astros…chicago sends C-Martin Maldonado to Astros for OF-Tony Kemp

Milwaukee-Tampa Bay…Brewers trade 1B-Jesus Aguilar to Rays

White Sox-Texas…Chicago ships P-Nate Jones to Rangers for 2-prospects.

Orioles-Phillies…Baltimore deals P-Dan Straily to Philadelphia for cash

Rays-Giants…Tampa trades OF-Joe McCarthy to Giants for P-Jacob Lopez.

Cubs-Rockies…Colorado acquires OF-Jimmy Herron for a minor league.

Yankees-Rockies…NY deals P-Joe Harvey to Rockies…Harvey (1.96-ERA) in minors..

Twins…Release P-Cody Allen
Brewers…DFA-P-Donnie Hart
Washington..DFA-P-Javy Guerra…DFA-P-Michael Blaczek
A’s…DFA-P-Andrew Triggs

Blue Jays..Sign FA-P-Blake Parker-ex Angels
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(MLB)

Yankees…Fail to land starting pitcher at deadline
Dodgers..Refuse to part with top minor leaguers for reliever
Cardinals..Fail to land starting pitcher for pennant drive
Red Sox..Do not upgrade bullpen issues

Giants…Refuse to deal P-Madison Bumgarner-Will Smith
Mets..Retain P-Noah Syndegaard-Zach Wheeler
Arizona..Holds onto P-Robbie Ray
Pirates..Do not deal relief ace Felipe Vasquez.
Yankees..Hold onto OF-Clint Frazier
Reds..Do not trade P-Alex Wood

Pirates-Reds…Facing major suspensions for violent brawls involving Amir Garrett-Yasil Puig-Keone Kela and feud with Managers David Bell-Clint Hurdle.

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(Injuries)

Yankees..DL-1B-Luke Voit-sports hernia
Astros..DL-P-Ryan Pressley-knee
A’s..DL-OF-Ramon Laureano-shin

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…………..(FOOTBALL)……………

Chargers….S-Nassir Adderly leaves workouts with hamstring issue…TE-Virgil Green-strains knee

Chargers…Joint workout on Thursday & Saturday with Rams.

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(Roster Moves)

Washington…Put OT-Trent Williams on trade block as holdout continues…has 2Y-left on 25M-contract-wants upgrade

Ravens..Release rookie WR-Jordan Lashley-UCLA-5th round pick

Raiders..Workout FA-RB-Mike Gillislee-ex Bills-Patriots

Titans..Sign FA-WR-Tanner McEvoy-ex Seattle…FA-WR-Papi White-Ohio

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(Injuries)

Atlanta…Rookie OT-Kaleb McGary undergoes heart oblation procedure…3rd time in career he’s had issues.

Bills..OC-Mitch Morse-put into concussion protocol

Colts..QB-Andrew Luck shutdown for 2W-recurring calf issue

Carolina..LA-Luke Kuechly leaves workouts-leg injury

Cowboys…LB-Sean Lee-sprained knee

Lions..Activate rookie TE-Kawhale Warring from PUP

Miami..Activate TE-Dwayne Allen from PUP

Eagles…DT-Fletcher Cox held out of practice-rehab foot injury

Rams…RB-Todd Gurley will practice every other day in cam to help with arthritic knee.

49ers..CB-Jason Verrett will practice just 3-days a week coming off Achilles surgery.

Titans..IR-TE-Cam Batson-knee injury.

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(NFL)

Hall of Fame Game-Canton, Ohio….Preseason opener on Thursday…Broncos-vs-Atlanta….Denver will sit its starters in game.

Nick Buonoconti-legendary Miami Dolphins-New England Patriots LB-passes away (78) of Dementia….Played 15-years…then spearheaded the Miami project funding research for neck injuries in football in memory of his paralyzed son Marc-who suffered career ending injury at Citadel.

Buffalo…Judge orders RB-LeSean McCoy to pay 55,000 in damages to police officer injured in bar fight.

Steelers…Lose Heinz Foods as title sponsor to its stadium-will not renew 20-year naming lease

Raiders…Sign Allegiant Air as title sponsor of new Stadium in Las Vegas.

CFL…Saskatchewan Roughriders trade veteran starting QB-Zach Collaros to Toronto Argonauts for draft pick….Collaros been out 6W-with concussion….cleared to play….Argos (0-6) record this season.

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(College Football)

Aztecs…RB-Greg Bell-Nebraska transfer-undergoes surgery for off field injury…will redshirt this year.

Utah…Loses LB-Manny Bowen-leaves program-transferred in from

Jacksonville University…Division 1-program hires Dennard Robinson as assistant coach….Robinson former star QB-Michigan..had (10,725APY) in Big 10….then was RB-for Jacksonville Jaguars.

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……….(BASKETBALL)……………

Charlotte…Sign FA-F-Caleb Martin…G-Cody Martin-both out of Nevada to multi year deals….May not leave them any roster space for ex-Aztecs Jalen McDaniels.

Denver..Release C-Thomas Welch-ex UCLA

Houston..Release C-Deyonta Davis

Lakers..F-Johnathon Williams leaves team to sign in Israel
NYKnicks..C-Tim Mozgov leaves NBA to sign in Russia.

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…………..(HOCKEY)……………

Minnesota Wild…Intersted in talking to LA Kings-VP-Scouting Mike Futa…..ex Oilers-Bruins GM-Peter Chiarelli…..ex-Flyers GM-Ron Hextall about Wild vacant GM job.

Edmonton..Sign FA-G-Mitch Gillam-ex Islanders

New York…Rangers buyout contract D-Kevin Shatterkirk

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………..(GENERAL)………….

Tiger Woods…signs up to play the next two weekends…Northern Trust Open…BMW Championships….after poor play at British Open….has played in just 2-tourneys since Masters..in May.

PGA Tour….1st round Wyndham Championships-Greensboro.

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