Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Thursday

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Padres-W-Rockies (3-0)….San Diego (27-17)…Won 6-in row…Won 9-of-10
..Fernando Tatis HR..went (4-for-4)
..Jake Cronenworth..Inside Park HR
..Joe Mustrove (7inn-2H-0R-11K)
..Rockies (15-29)..scored 1-run in 27-innings..27-strikeouts
..Rockies (2-17) on road

Padres..Activate Fernando Tatis-Eric Hosmer from Covid list
Padres..Option OF-Tuco Marcano-John Andreoli to AAA-El Paso
Dodgers-Arizona…LA led (4-2) in 8th inning at Press Time…Mookie Betts key Ground Rule double……LA was  (24-18)..won 6-of-7

Dodgers-Arizona..Thursday game..Trevor Bauer-vs-Riley Smith
Angels-L-Indians (3-2)…Jake Bauers solo HR off Shohei Ohtani……Halos (18-24)…Lost 6-of-8

Angels-Twins..Open weekend series on Thursday with doubleheader…Griff Canning-Dylan Bundy will start vs Les Thorpe-Jose Berrios.

Angels..Release P-Noe Ramirez.

White Sox-W-Twins..Lucas Giolito 11K-outing for Sox
Giants-W-Reds..Buster Posey 3R-double for SF.
Miami-W-Phillies..Brian Anderson HR for Marlins
Rays-W-Orioles..Randy Arozerena HR-2RHR for Tampa
Mets-L-Braves..Ron Acuna HR in 9th for Atlanta
Red Sox-W-Jays..Alex Verdugo 2RHR-JD Martinez HR in 1st inn
Cubs-L-Nationals..Juan Soto HR for Nats
Pirates-L-Cardinals..Paul Goldschmidt RBI double
Yankees-W-Texas..Corey Kluber no-hitter..9Ks in win
Brewers-L-Royals..Michael Taylor 2RHR..Jorge Soler HR for KC
Astros-A’s..Houston led 8-1 Press Time..Jose Altuve HR
Tigers-Mariners..Detroit led 5-2 at Press Time,,Nomar Mazara 2H
Orioles..1B-Chris Davis-surgery-hip injury-gone for year
Orioles..2B-Richie Martin-fractured wrist
Twins..DL-P-Michael Pineda-thigh injury
Mets..DL-OF-Kevin Pillar-facial fractures
Mets..DL-P-Taijuan Walker-oblique
Phillies..Surgery P-JoJo Romero-elbow
Giants..Activate 2B-Don Solano from DL
Giants..DL-SS-Wilmer Flores-hamstring
(Roster Moves)
Braves-Tampa Bay..Atlanta purchases C-Kevan Smith from Rays
Cubs..DFA-C-Tony Wolters
Mets..Sign FA-OF-Cam Maybin-ex Padres-Tigers-Cubs
Mets..Callup OF-Will Tovar
Twins..Release P-Glenn Sparkman
(MLB Notes)

Yankees..P-Corey Kluber throws no hitter…6th no hitter in 8-weeks of season..comes a night after Spencer Turnbull-Detroit tossed no hitter

White Sox..Tony LaRussa continues to be criticized over his criticism of rooke Yemir Mercedes hitting HR on (3-0) pitch in 9th inning of (15-4) win over Twins..Backup catcher threw 47mph pitch.
..Tim Anderson..Twins bear responsibility for this too
..Lance Lynn..There are no unwritten rules when position players pitch

Pittsburgh..Mourns passing of longtime 2nd baseman Rennie Stennett-passes at (72Y)..11-years…(.274) career average…went (7-for-7) in a game.

Lakers-W-Golden State (103-100) to clinch 7th place in Playoffs after Play-In Western Conference.
..LeBron James hits 30′-3 point shot (:58) left as shot clock expired
..Lakers survived 37P-assault by Steph Curry
..Lakers wiped out 13-point deficit in 3rd quarter with defense
..Gritty defense by Alex Caruso-Wes Matthews forced 8-turnovers
..Lakers survived (4-28) shooting in first half LeBron-AD-Schroeder
..Lakers shot 29% in awful opening quarter
..Lakers forced 20-turnovers in game

Memphis-W-San Antonio (100-96)..Dellin Brooks-Ja Morant combined (44P) in Grizzlies win…Spurs shot 35% from floor..knocked out of playoffs….NBA-Play In Game..

Boston-Indiana…Thursday Play In Game to determine 8th place in Eastern Conference.

Phoenix..Coach Monty Williams named NBA Coach of Year…improved Suns record by 17-wins..won 51-games this year.

Minnesota..Fire Assistant Coaches Dave Vanterpool..Bryan Gates

Golden State…Veteran G-Jeremy Lin upset not recalled by Warriors this year despite (19PPG) average in NBA-G League

NY Knicks..Activate G-Joe Harris from injured list-had glute injury.

(NFL Notes)
Rams..QB-Matthew Stafford says he asked Lions to trade him…says LA-Detroit deal was ‘win-win’ for both…saluted Lions leadership.
Raiders..Coach Jon Gruden praises rebuilt Defensive Line…’Yannick Ngokue..Solomon Thomas..Quinton Jefferson will make Maxx Crosby-Cle Ferrell even better’….Raiders were 30th in NFL defense scoring and 25th in total defense.

Denver..Hire longtime LB-Roman Phifer as Asst GM
Tampa Bay..Confirm WR-Antonio Brown-knee scope surgery

San Diego Strike Force…Indoor Football League team will not return to play until spring of 2022.
(Roster Moves)
Washington..Sign FA-DE-Chris Miller..ex Arizona
Eagles..Sign FA-OT-LeRaven Clark-ex Colts
Giants..Sign FA-RB-Ry Armstead-ex Jaguars
Denver..Sign FA-WR-Damian Willis-ex Bengals
(Playoff Scoreboard)

Edmonton-L-Winnipeg..Jets shock Oilers in Edmonton..Hold Connor McDavid to 2-shots on goal in stunning road win..Leon Draisitl held to 4-shots.

Avalanche-W-Blues..Nathan McKinnon key goal..Avs led (3-1) in 3rd period at Press Time…Avs led series (1-0)

Carolina-W-Nashville..Sebastian Aho 2-goals..Hurricane lead series (2-0)

Boston-W-Washington (3-2) 2OT..Brad Marchand scores tying goal in 3rd period..Craig Smith scores game winner in 2nd OT…Bruins lead series (2-1)..

(AHL Playoffs)
San Jose-W-Colorado (3-0)..Barracudas score 2-goals in 3-minute span in 2nd period and win to earn final playoff spot in Pacific Division playoffs.

Henderson Silver Knights play San Jose in semi-final
Gulls-vs-Bakersfield in other AHL semi final.

St Louis-NHL…Investigate possible ‘False Positive Tests’ to 3-Blues players including leading scorer David Perron

Toronto..D-Ben Hutton removed from roster-covid issue

Toronto..Sign FA-G-Eric Kallgren-played Vaxjo-Sweden

PGA Championships…1st round South Carolina
..Rory McIlroy (5:33am) tee time
..Jordan Spietch (6:03am)
..Phil Mickelson (10:14am)
..Jon Rahm (10:25am)
..Dustin Johnson (11:08am)

English Premier League-Scoreboard
..Liverpool-W-Burnley..(3-0) shutout win
..Everton-W-Wolverhampton..Richarlison goal 48′
..Newcastle-W-Sheffield..Joe Wallock goal for United
..Hot Spur-L-Aston Villa…10,000 fans boo Tottenham in home loss
..Arsenal-W-Crystal Palace..Martinelli scores 91′..Nic Pepe 95′
..West Brom-L-West Ham..West Ham scores 3-goals in row in win

Indy 500…2nd day of testing
..Will Power runs hot lap (226.4)
..Ryan Hunter Reay (226.3)
..Takuma Sato (226.1)

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