Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Thursday

Posted by on May 13th, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

….(Baseball)…

Padres-W-Rockies (5-3)..1st game doubleheader
..Victor Caratine line drive Grand Slam HR in 6th inning
..Yu Darvish (4inn-1R-2H)
..Mark Melancon gets 5-save out-throws 37-pitches

Padres-L-Rockes (3-2)..2nd game..San Diego now (21-17)
..Josh Fuentes 2RHR..game winning double in extra innings
..Blake Snell (4inn-2R-84P)
..Ha Kim RBI double

Padres…Off day-Thursday..host 1st place Cardinals on Friday
Padres..Fernando Tatis-Wil Myers both on Covid list-out 10-days
Padres..Eric Hosmer-Jurickson Profar-Jorge Mateo-close contact list
Padres..Callup OF-Brian O’Grady-Pat Kivlehan from AAA-El Paso.
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Dodgers-Mariners…LA led (6-2) in 6th at Press Time…Max Muncy 2R-HR for LA…Dodgers were (6-15) last 3-weeks

Dodgers..Off day-Thursday..host Miami on Friday
Dodgers..P-Dustin May undergoes elbow surgery-out till July 2022.
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Angels-L-Astros (9-1)..Astros hit 5HRs in game..Andrew Heaney gives up 3-bombs..Angels now (16-20)..lost 8-of-11

Angels..Off on Thursday..play in Boston on Friday
Angels..2B-Franklin Barreto-to have elbow surgery
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(Scoreboard)

Indians-W-Cubs..Ahmed Rosario RBI-single..RBI-double
Mets-W-Orioles..Kevin Pillar 2R-double..Dom Smith (3-4)
Reds-W-Pirates..Eugenio Suarez 3R-double in 10th
Phillies-W-Nationals..Rhys Hoskins RBI single in 10th
Royals-L-Tigers..Miggy Cabrera 2-run scoring singles
Yankees-W-Rays..Garrett Cole (8inn-0R-12K)
Red Sox-L-A’s..Matt Olson HR..A’s (23-15)
Jays-W-Braves..Teo Hernandez HR
Cardinals-L-Brewers..Avisail Garcia 2RHR
Twins-L-White Sox..Jose Abreu RBI triple..Sox 13-run assault
Miami-Arizona..Marlins led (3-2) at Press time..Jesus Aguilar 2RHR
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(Injuries)

Yankees…5-coaches test positive for Covid including Phil Nevin-Reggie Willits-Matt Blake..2-clubhouse staffers also test positive for symptoms..All coaches had vaccinations.

Arizona..DL-P-Zach Gallen-elbow
Arizona..DL-C-Chistian Walker-oblique
Braves..P-Matt Soroka-2nd surgery on Achilles
Pirates..DL-P-Kyle Crick-tricep
Pirates..Activate OF-Greg Polanco-from Covid list
Mets..DL-OF-Albert Almora-shoulder
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(Roster Moves)

Seattle..Callup top prospects OF-Jarred Kelenic..P-Logan Gilbert
Arizona..Callup P-Seth Frankoff..OF-Andrew Young
Cubs..Sign FA-OF-Trayce Thompson-ex Dodgers-Rangers-Seattle
Tigers..Release P-Franklin Perez
Tigers..Callup C-Eric Haase
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……..(Basketball)……….

Lakers-Houston…Lakers led (89-88) in late third quarter at prtess time….LA (39-30) on season coming into game but in 7th place in Western Conference standings and may have to play in Play in game

Lakers..G-LeBron James sits out Rockets game-ankle soreness
Lakers..C-Anthony Davis out of Wednesday game-groin issue

Clippers-at-Charlotte..Thursday game..Clippers (45-23) on season

Utah..Lose G-Donovan Mitchell for at least a week-ankle
Brooklyn..G-James Harden to be activated from injured list-hamstring
Miami..G-Victor Oladipo-2nd surgery on injured quad

Alperen Sengun-top big man in Turkey-files NBA draft (19P-9R) game

NBA-Hall of Fame…Induction ceremonies for Kobe Bryant-Kevin Garnett-Tim Duncan….Michael Jordan will present Bryant…Vanessa Bryant will give acceptance speech.

NBA..Announces Draft Combine will take place in person in Chicago before draft.
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…….(Football)……….

Chargers..NFL schedule loaded in first half of the season…May be¬†impossible to navigate…in early season’s first 7-games
..at Washington
..Dallas
..at Kansas City
..Raiders
..Cleveland
..at Baltimore
..New England

Chargers late season schedule includes:
..at Philadelphia
..Minnesota
..Pittsburgh
..at Denver
..at Cincinnati
..Kansas City

Chargers…On National TV 3-times

..Monday Night Football-Raiders
..Sunday Night Football-Steelers
..Thursday Night Football-Chiefs

Chargers..Sign 2nd round draft pick Asante Samuel (4Y-7M)
Chargers..Open NFL season on road at Washington
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Rams..NFL schedule..open at home with Bears…Rugged 4-game gauntlet after that.
..at Indianapolis
..Tampa Bay
..Arizona
..at Seattle

Rams..late season stretch..final 5-games
..at Arizona
..Seattle
..at Minnesotas
..at Baltimore
..San Francisco

Rams..Sign FA-LS-Matt Orzeola-ex Titants
Rams..Season opening game vs Bears-Sunday Night game
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(NFL Schedule)

NFL..Marquee Opening weekend games:
..Raiders-Ravens-Monday Night Football
..Tampa Bay-Dallas-Thursday Night game
..Rams-Chicago..Sunday Night game
..Browns-Kansas City
..Saints-Packers
..Seahawks-Colts
..Patriots-Dolphins

NFL-London-2 games scheduled
..Falcons-Jets
..Miami-Jacksonville
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(NFL Notes)
Minnesota..Jerry Burns-longtime Off Coor-Vikings under Bud Grant..and former head coach Minnesota (52-43)..passes away (94Y)..worked for Vikings from 1968-thru-1991)

Carolina..Ex Panthers QB-Ted Bridgewater criticizes head coach Matt Rhule..’Not enough practice time on 2-Minute drill or Red Zone offense’
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(Roster Moves)

Packers..Sign FA-QB-Blake Bortels-ex Jaguars-Rams
Washington…Sign FA-OT-Charles Leno-ex Bears
Arizona..Puts LB-Jordan Hicks on trading block

Jets..Workout FA-WR-KR-Tavon Austin-ex Rams
Buffalo..Workout FA-CB-Steve Nelson-ex Steelers
Buffalo..Workout FA-DT-Eli Ankou-ex Cowboys

Lions..1st round OT-Penei Sewell-tests positive Covid
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(College Football)

Hawaii…Police report say former QB-Colt Brennan died of acute Fentanyl¬†and Alcohol poisoning..Body found in Newport Beach hotel..had been in intensive rehab program for 5-months…had history of substance abuse problems since leaving NFL…was (37Y)

USC..RB-Stephen Carr to transfer-had injuries 2-years in a row after bright freshman season.
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…….(Hockey)………..

Kings-L-Colorado (6-0)..JT Compher hat trick for Avalanche….Wednesday game..LA (21-28-6)
Kings-Colorado..Thursday road game
Kings..Send #1 pick-Quentin Byfield to AHL-Ontario Reign

Gulls-L-Colorado Eagles (2-1)….Eagles score 2-goals in 2-minutes in 1st period and check San Diego into the ice after that.. .AHL action-Wednesday…San Diego (24-17-1)

NY Rangers..Fire coach David Quinn and 3-assistants..(27-23-6) record-missed playoffs.

Buffalo..Sabres say #1 pick-Jack Eichel asked team doctors to do complex neck-disc surgery…Doctors refused exploratory surgery-had never done it on a hockey player.

Calgary..Surgery C-Sean Monahan-hip
Toronto..Activate G-Fredrik Andersen-been out a month-groin

Seattle Kraken..NHL expansion team signs first player..LW-Luke Henman..scored 62-goals in Quebec Junior League
Tampa Bay..Sign F-Simon Ryfors-scored (25G)-Rogel in Sweden
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……..(General)………..

Golf..Byron Nelson ATT-Classic in Texas-lst round-Thursday

Soccer..English Premier League-Scoreboard:
..Chelsea-L-Arsenal..Smith Rowe scores 10′ mark for Gunners win

USL…San Diego Loyal (0-2) play at Tacoma-Thursday night
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