Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Thursday

Posted by on June 10th, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Baseball)…

Padres-L-Cubs..(3-1)…Joc Pederson-Sandy Alcantra hit solo HRs for Cubs…Chicago pitching retired 15 batters in  a row…Yu Darvish (7inn-2R-8K) in loss..Wednesday game…Padres (37-27)..lost 8-of-11….

San Diego..Travel day…head to New York for weekend series with Mets.

Dodgers-Pirates….LA led (2-1) in 9th-at Press Time..Justin Turner 2-solo HRs…LA (35-25) heading into game..

Dodgers-Pirates…Thursday matchup…Julio Urias-vs-Mitch Keller

Dodgers..DL-OF-Yosh Tsutsugo-back issue
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Angels-Royals….Angels led (2-1) at Press Time..Anthony Rendon 2R-double…..Halos (29-32)

Angels…Off day Thursday…play Arizona on Friday
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(Scoreboard)

Giants-L-Texas..Brock Holt RBI single in 11th..SF (38-32)..Rangers (2-12) skid

A’s-W-Arizona..Dbacks lost 19th row on road…Diamondbacks (2-21) skid

Braves-L-Phillies..Luke Williams 2RHR in 9th for Phillies

Mets-W-Orioles..Kevin Pillar 3RHR-solo HR..Peter Alonso 2RHR…Billy McKinney 2RHR..

Rockies-W-Miami..Charley Blackmon RBI single

Boston-L-Houston..Yordan Alvarez HR..RBI double for Astros..Sox (37-54)

Reds-W-Milwaukee..Nick Castellanoes 2R-double

Mariners-W-Tigers..Kyle Seager 3RHR

Tampa Bay-Washington..Nats led (9-7) Press Time-Ryan Zimmerman HR-2RHR for Nats..Rays (39-23)..

Yankees-W-Twins..Giancarlo Stanton 3RHR

White Sox-Blue Jays…Toronto led (5-2) at Press Time..Randall Grichuk HR

Indians-Cardinals..St Louis led (8-2) at Press Time..Taylor O’Neil 2RHR for StL
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(Injuries)
Red Sox..P-Chris Sale throws 25-pitches off mound-1st workout since elbow surgery

Giants..DL-OF-Alex Dickerson-back
Texas..DL-P-Ian Kennedy-hamstring
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(Roster Moves)
Texas..DFA-OF-Khris Davis-had (16M) contract…hitting (.167)
Rockies..Release former #1 pick-P-Riley Pint…career (5.56-ERA)
Giants..DFA-P-Matt Wisler
Giants..Sign FA-P-James Scherfy-ex Arizona
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(MLB)
Hall of Fame…Move induction ceremony from July 25th to September 8th
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…(Basketball)…
(Playoff Scoreboard)

Suns-W-Denver…Phoenix exploded in 3rd quarter…built 20-point lead…Suns led (95-70) in 4th quarter at Press Time…all 5-starters in double figures….Suns would go up (2-0) in series with win

(Schedule)

Clippers-Jazz….Utah leads (1-0)…Won Game 1-despite missing 21-shots in a row on Tuesday…Won because they hit 17-3’s in game…2nd game in Salt Lake City

Brooklyn-Milwaukee…..Nets lead series (2-0)


(NBA Notes)

Indiana…Fires coach Nate Bjorkgren (34-38) in first year as head coach…Pacers-Celtics-Orlando-Portland all searching for head coaches.

Miami..NBA fines Pat Riley (25,000) for tampering comments about LeBron James and possible free agency.

Atlanta…F-DeAndre Hunter-will miss rest of playoffs-meniscus surgery

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…(Football)…

Green Bay…Reports QB-Aaron Rodgers has told President Mark Murphy he wants GM-Brian Gutekunst fired.

Houston..Report that QB-Deshaun Watson has asked team to trade him to Denver.

Browns-Director of FB Administration Callie Browman pleads guilty DUI…had Blood Alcohol level (.211) at time of arrest.

Dallas..DE-Randy Gregory praises owner Jerry Jones for standing by him during struggles with Marijuana issues…says his Anxiety Disorder led to drug abuse….Been suspended 4-times by NFL.

NFL-Union…Donate 1M for Joint Cannabis study to help with Pain Management.

NFL…Opens negotiations to find Host City in Germany for regular season games…NFL put Preseason games in Berlin for 5-years in the 1990s.

Atlanta..WR-Calvin Ridley undergoes foot surgery

Green Bay…LBs-Preston Smith and ZaDarius Smith ruled out minicamp with Covid issues.

Denver…Name Peyton Manning to ‘Ring of Honor’

Carolina..Q -Sam Darnold confirms he is not receiving Vaccine shot

Dallas..WR-Amari Gooper-ankle injury-out of workouts
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(Roster Moves)

Vikings..Sign FA-CB-Amari Henderson-ex Jaguars
Raiders..Sign FA-CB-Blidi Wilson-ex Atlanta
Packers..Sign FA-LB-DeVondre Campbell-ex Arizona
Eagles..Release QB-Jamie Newman-ex Wake Forest

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(College Football)

College Playoff Committee..Will present report to NCAA on June 17th on study of possible expansion of playoffs from 4-teams to either 6-8-or-10….Will also report on Selection Committee criteria and Group of 5-issues.
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…(Hockey)…
(Scoreboard)

Boston-L-NY Islanders (5-2)…Brock Nelson 2-goals…..Islanders win series-(4-2)…advance ….

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Minnesota..Wild hire longtime GM-Ray Shero as Consultant.
Vancouver…Hire Brad Shaw-assistant coach
LA Kings..Sign G-Lukas Parik-Czech Republic

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..(General)…

English Premier League…Hands out 31M in fines to 6-teams that tried to breakaway to form Euro Super League….Fines levied against Manchester City..Manchester United…Liverpool…Arsenal…Chelsea..Tottenham Hot Spur….The teams also forefeited 3M apiece in UEFA playoff funds and gave up 5% of revenue for 1-year.

USA-W-Costa Rica….US posts (4-0) friendly win

MLS…Signs deal with Liga-Mexico to host All Star Game on August 25th.

Tennis..French Open…Coco Gauff knocked out by unseeded player….Rafael Nadal-Novak Djokovic post wins to move to semi finals

Bob Baffert…Fiels appeal of suspension of trainer and horse from Kentucky Derby….says Ointment given Medina Spirit was a topical for infection and had not peformance enhancing qualities

Golf…Palmetto Classic tees off in South Carolina on Thursday

Formula 1…Williams Racing loses Managing Partneer Simon Roberts-resigns after just 11-months on the job.
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