Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Thursday

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…………(BASEBALL)………….

Padres-L-Reds (4-2)….Jose Iglesias solo HR….Reds score 2-runs on bases loaded walks…Padres bullpen gives up 4-runs….OFs-Josh Naylor-Wil Myers-Hunter Renfroe fail to make catches in the outfield for a couple of errors…Padres fall (59-67)…now (14-22) since All Star break.

Padres…Off day on Thursday…open 6-game homestead with Red Sox on Friday…host Boston for 3-games…then Dodgers for 3-games.

Padres..Callup P-Eric Yardley from AAA-El Paso
Padres..Option OF-Travis Jankowski back to AAA.

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Dodgers-Toronto…LA led (1-0) at Press Time in 6th inning…..Will Smith solo HR for lead…….LA (83-44) coming into the game.

Dodgers-Blue Jays…Thursday matchup…Kenta Maeda (8-8) starts

Dodgers..P-Rich Hill goes 150′ long toss…cleared for rehab start
Dodgers..P-Ross Stripling throws 25P-bullpen-no issues with neck
Dodgers..DL-OF-Kris Negron-shoulder

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Angels-L-Texas (8-7)….Hunter Pence RBI single in 9th-had 3RBIs on night……….Halos won 9-of-16..Angels bullpen falters 2nd nite in row…

Angels…Off day on Thursday…open road trip in Houston on Friday.

Angels..Put P-Griff Canning back on the DL-elbow inflammation

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(Scoreboard)

Tampa Bay-W-Seattle…Kevin Kiermaier HR ties game in 9th…Will Adames scores winning run on wild pitch in 9th inning ..Rays won 8-of-12…now (74-54)

White Sox-W-Twins..Jose Abreu 2-run scoring singles..Minnesota (72-50)

Rockies-W-Arizona…Charley Blackmon HR-RBI single….Rockies won 5-of-7…D-Back lost 5-of-8.

Orioles-W-Royals…Hanser Alberto 3R-HR..Jon Villar 2R-HR…Orioles (41-86…KC (45-82)

Washington-W-Pirates….Asdrubal Cabrera 3R-HR leads to 11-run outburst..Nats won 11-of-15……Pirates have lost 24-of-30

Mets-W-Indians..JD Davis RBI single in 10th….Mets have won 20-of-25…Tribe (74-53)

Red Sox-L-Phillies..Jackie Bradley HR….Phillies won 6-of-7…Boston won 5-of-7..

Miami-L-Atlanta..Ron Acuna 2R-HR…Braves won 8-of-11…Miami (45-80) on year

Cardinals-L-Milwaukee..Mike Moustakas 3R-HR….Cards won 8-of-11.

Cubs-Giants…Chicago led (12-11) in 8th in slugfest at Press Time..Nick Castellans 2R-HR..Kris Bryant 2R-HR..Anthony Rizzo 2R-double.

Tigers-W-Astros..John Hicks HR for Detroit….Tigers (38-86)….Astros (81-47)..

Yankees-A’s……Khris Davis 2R-HR…Marcus Semian 2R-HR…A’s led (5-1) in 6th at Press Time…Yanks had won 7-of-10….NY (83-44)…..A’s (72-53)

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(Injuries)

Cubs…P-Brandon Morrow shutdown for the season…renewed nerve damage in elbow despite 3-surgircal procedures
Rockies..DL-P-Jon Gray-fractured foot
Rockies..DL-P-Kyle Freeland-groin
Atlanta..DL-C-Brian McCann-knee strain
Astros..DL-SS-Carlos Correa-back issue..3rd time on DL
Astros..DL-P-Aaron Sanchez-shoulder
Pirates..DL-P-Chris Archer-shoulder tightness
Tigers..DL-P-Brian Burrows-gone for year-oblique injury
Mets…P-Marcus Stroman-hamstring
Tigers…Shutdown P-Casey Mize in minors-had (109-inn)
Twins..SS-Eddie Rosario-out hamstring

Red Sox..P-Chris Sale visits Dr. James Andrews-does not have damaged elbow ligament

Royals..P-Danny Duffy-65P-simulated game
Giants…P-Johnny Cueto-60P-rehab outing at San Jose

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(MLB)

MLB sends memos to teams warning players if they use sexual enhancement drugs over the counter-those drugs may have illegal PEDs in them.

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………..(FOOTBALL)………….

Chargers…WR-Dontrelle Inman rejoins team after signing following release by Patriots…Caught (107) passes in 3-years with Bolts before trade to Bears..then played last year with Colts…signed with New England in off season.

Raiders…Arrive in Winnipeg…will play Packers on Thursday night…
Raiders..WR-Antonio Brown will workout in pregame-but might not play-has had just 2-practices with team.

Rams..RB-Todd Gurley goes thru full practice-but won’t play Friday vs Broncos.

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(Schedule)….Thursday night

Raiders-Packers…Aaron Rodgers-Derek Carr both likely to start at QB

Miami-Jacksonville….Ryan Fitzpatrick-Josh Rosen will both play at QB…Nick Roles to debut for Jaguars.

Ravens-Eagles….QBs Lamar Jackson-Carson Wentz to play against each other

Carolina-New England…Cam Newton scheduled to play against Patriots defense.

Washington-Atlanta…Struggling rookie QB-Dwayne Haskins likely to play extended time vs Falcons.

Giants-Bengals…Rookie QB-Daniel Jones expected to play bulk of game..has had 2-good outings in preseason.

(Schedule)…Friday

Browns-Tampa Bay…Baker Mayfield-Jameis Winston QB matchup

Bills-Detroit…Matthew Stafford to play 1st game for Lions at QB

(Schedule)..Saturday

Seahawks-Chargers…Philip Rivers may make cameo appearance for Bolts.

Rams-Broncos…Joe Flacco to start for Denver…Rams will not play Jared Goff-Todd Gurley-Robert Woods in game

Saints-Jets…Drew Brees will start at QB for New Orleans

Bears-Colts..Jacoby Brissett will start at QB for Indy

Houston-Dallas..Deshaun Watson vs Dak Prescott at QB

Vikings-Arizona..Kyler Murray makes 3rd start after poor outing last week.

Steelers-Titans..QB-Josh Dobbs-Mason Rudolph in spirited battle for backup job in Pittsburgh.

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(Injuries)

Seattle..IR-rookie OT-Demetrious Knox-torn quad
Broncos..TE-Jake Butt-coming off 3rd ACL-returns to practice

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(Roster Moves)

Arizona..Release WR-Kevin White-former 1st round pick Bears-injury plagued career
Denver..Sign FA-TE-Orson Charles-ex Browns-Chiefs
Denver..Sign FA-OT-Tyler Jones…FA-L-Dedi Nicolas-ex Colts
49ers..Sign OT-Andrew Lauderdale-ex Arizona-Jagusars
Saints..Sign FA-LB-Will Compton-ex Redskins starter
Browns..Sign FA-TE-Braxton Miller-ex Eagles
Bengals..OG-Christian Westerman returns to team-had considered retirement.

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(Teams)

Jets..NFL suspends starting LB-Brandon Copelan-4G-PED violation
Vikings..NFL fines WR-Laquon Treadwell (28,000)-blindside hit

Houston…impressed first workout of RB-WR-Duke Johnson-ex Browns

Houston…Mario Williams-former DE-#1 draft pick-arrested for violating restraining order-breaking into home of ex-fiancee.

Miami..RB-Mark Walton-arrested 3-times off season…placed on probation …fined…community service work….Still faces NFL discipline.

XFL…Unveils names-logos of 8-teams that will play next spring…Dallas Renegades…DC Defenders…Houston Roughnecks…Tampa Bay Vipers..LA Wildcats….NY Guardians….Seattle Dragons….St Louis Hawks.

CFL…Winnipeg QB-Matt Nichols to miss 6-weeks with fractured arm….He is 7th starting quarterback in 9-team league to suffer major injury.

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(College Football)

USC…Names JT Daniels starting QB..coming off (5-7) season as freshman starter.

Tennessee State…QB-Demry Crtoft indicted-6-counts rape-2 counts sexual battery .,,,Former starter University Minnesota.

Pac 12…Tables proposal to start some West Coast games at 9am-Pacific to get choice TV window on east coast…Only 3-coaches in favor of idea.

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………….(BASKETBALL)………….

LA Clippers…Hire Tyronne Lue as lead assistant coach to Doc Rivers.

Sacramento Kings..Sign FA-C-Eric Mika (6’10)…played in Germany last year….averaged (8P-9R) in NBA Summer League.

Clippers…F-Kawhi Leonard joins foundation and helps purchase 1M–Back packs for kids from low income families in LA County…Inglewood and Moreno Valley.

Carmelo Anthony….Friends of NBA all star feel he is being black-balled by teams in the NBA…still unsigned.

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………..(HOCKEY)………….

Minnesota Wild…Hire Bill Guerin as GM…longtime player-worked in Penguins front office.

Ottawa…Re-sign F-Colin White (6Y-27M) deal as restricted free agent.

NY Islanders..Sign FA-C-Derek Brassard…split last year between Peguins-Avalanche…..Has scored (176G) in careeer.

Washington..F-TJ Oshie cleared for preseason camp-had broken collarbone in playoffs..

Mark Pavelich…Former NY Rangers and US Olympic star-arrested in Minnesota…attacked neighbors with led pipe causing severe facial injuries in argument.

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………..(GENERAL)……….

PGA Golf….PGA Championships tee off at Eastlake in Atlanta on Thursday morning…Top 30-money winners in field….Chasing 15M prize….Tee Times…(11:05)..Justin Thomas..(10:55) Brooks Koepka….(10:45) Rory McIlroy.

Rory McIlroy….Says Fex X-Championship should not be about the 15M-first place prize money…but rather prestige……Says PGA needs to impose changes in Pace of Play rules-PGA does not need 256-man fields….Should impose 1-warning rule on slow play-then penalize player a stroke on 2nd violation.

European Tour…Imposes new rule for next year..on Slow Play…1-warning then players on clock…1-stroke violation for 2nd offense.

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Indy Car….Runs Gateway 500-on Sunday….Scott Dixon heads field.
NASCAR…Off weekend…runs at Darlington next weekend
F 1….Off weekend…runs Belgium Grand Prix next weekend.

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English Premier League…Top games

Friday..Everton-Aston Villa
Saturday…Liverpool-Arsenal…..Manchester United-Crystal Palace
Sunday…Hot Spur-Newcastle….Manchester City-Bournemouth

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