Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Thursday
Padres-L-Athletics (10-4)….Wednesday game…Friars (59-46)….San Diego (10-13) the last 3-weeks.
..A’s jump on Blake Snell (4inn-7R-7H-4W)..ERA (5.44)
..A’s Sean Manaea..5-perfect innings-9 strikeouts
..Fernando Tatis another throwing error
Padres-Colorado…Open weekend series-Thursday…Kyle Freeland-vs-Joe Musgrove.
Padres-Texas…Dallas Morning News reporting Rangers will to trade 1B-Joey Gallo (.223-23HR) to the Padres for 1B-Eric Hosmer and minor league hitting star OF-Robert Hassel..Padres have to pick up a portion of Hosmer’s remaining (59M) salary.
Padres-Washington..Trade Talks continue for P-Max Scherzer…Padres would have to pay 20%-tax on 10M-salary still owed Scherzer…would owe him (11.8M) deferred salary in 2028.
Padres…1B-Eric Hosmer-responding to trade rumors
..’It the business side of baseball
..’I get paid to play hard and help us win
..’The team ownes me nothing more
Dodgers-Giants….Dodgers led (4-0) at Press time behind Walker Beuhler…Forced Anthony DeSclafani into a 40-pitch inning…LA (61-41)…Lost (6-of-9)…Giants (63-37)
Dodgers-Giants…Thursday pitchers David Price-vs-Johnny Cueto.
Dodgers-Washington….LA would pay 60%-tax on overage if they traded for Max Scherzer and the (10.5) salary he has left this year.
Angels-Rockies….Angels led (6-3) at Press Time…Shohei Ohtani 3RHR..Justin Upton 2R HR..Halos (49-50) on season.
Angels-A’s..Thursday pitchers..Alex Cobb-vs-Frankie Montas.
Angels..DL-1B-Jared Walsh-rib cage-oblique injury
Tigers-W-Twins..Detroit 9R off starter JA Happ
Indians-W-Cardinals..Franmil Reyes 2-solo HRs
Blue Jays-W-Boston..1st game..Randal Grichuk-George Springer HRs
Blue Jays-L-Boston..2nd game..Sox Tanner Houck 7K-4innings
Astros-W-Mariners..Yuli Gurriel HR-RBI double-RBI single
Yankees-W-Tampa Bay..Aaron Judge RBI single..
Marlins-L-Orioles.Baltimore wins on bases loaded walk.
Pirates-L-Brewers..Lorenzo Cain 2R double
Washington-Phillies..Covid postponement-12 Nationals-positive test
Braves-L-Mets..Brandon Drury Pinch Hit HR
Texas-L-Arizona..Madison Bumgarner 4-hitter over 7-innings
Reds-W-Cubs…Joey Votto HR-2RHR.
White Sox-L-Royals,,,KC first extra inning win at home in 2-years.
Washington..SS-Trea Turner remains in Covid protocol
Yankees..Activate OF-Aaron Judge from Covid list
Marlins-A’s..Trade..Miami ships OF-Starling Marte to Oakland for P-Jesus Luzardo.
Marlins-Astros..Trade-Miami deals P-Yimi Garcia for minor leaguer
Rockies-Reds..Trade P-Mychal Givens to Reds for two minor leaguers.
Houston-Seattle..Trade-Mariners deal closer Kevin Gausman for 1B-Abraham Tora.
Pittsburgh-Seattle..Bucs send P-Tyler Anderson for 2-minor leaguers.
Yankees-Reds..NY deals P-Luis Cessa-P-Justin Wilson to Reds for players to be named later.
Arizona-Milwaukee…D-Backs send 2B-Eduardo Escobar to Brewers for 2-minor leaguers.
Yankees-Texas…reopened talks about OF-Joey Gallo deal late Wednesday and were closing in on a deal to bring Gallo and P-John King from Texas for 6-New York minor league prospects..
Cubs-Giants..Trade Talks…Kris Bryant for Joey Bart.
NBA Draft…Thursday Night
..1-Detroit..Expected to take G-Cade Cunningham-Oklahoma State..
..2-Houston..May take G-Jalen Green from NBA-G League
..3-Cleveland..Interested in C-Evan Mobley-USC
Draft Picks-Multiple Choices
Lakers..Will draft 22
Clippers..Will draft 25
..76ers-shopping G-Ben Simmons
..Sacramento shopping G-Marvin Bagley..G-Buddy Hield
..Golden State shopping C-James Weisman
..Lakers-Kings..Buddy Hield for Kyle Kuzma-Montrzl Harrell-#22
..Lakers-Toronto..Dennis Schroeder-Kyle Lowrey in sign-trade
Olympics…USA-W-Iran (120-66)..Damian Lillard (21P)
Green Bay…QB-Aaron Rodgers holds press conference-discuss feelings:
..Green Bay is not vacation destination-Players come here to play with me
..I want to be involved in the conversation-help recruit free agents
..There’s long list of veterans who have been disrespected-lowballed
..I value character-chemistry-humility-attitude..they should want that
..We can inspire-motivate-change people by talking
..I bring a unique perspective
..I am not a victim…I want to be a resource
..I love the city, my teammates, my coaches
..I have no idea about 2022.
Houston..QB-Deshaun Watson does not practice with team in first day of camp…Coach David Culley-he has missed so much of off season workouts
NFL..Informs Houston-Deshaun Watson will be allowed to practice as NFL investigation of his off field lawsuits continues.
Houston..Lawyer Tony Buzbee-representing 22-woman suing Deshaun Watson says NFL has interviewed 10-women-all had same story..”NFL-What don’t you know”
Tennessee…QB-Ryan Tannehill says NFL ‘forced him’ to get vaccine.
NFL…says 18-teams have now reached 90%-vaccine rate.
Seattle..coach Pete Carroll says 89-players and all coaches vaccindated.
Jets…1st round pick QB-Zsch Wilson remains unsigned..NY Post reports holdout is because Jets want to hold off paying signing bonus till 2022.
.Cincinnati..QB-Joe Burrow says 100%-healed
Green Bay..WR-Davante Adams..’deserved to be highest paid WR-NFL’
Colts..Sign OT-Braden Smith (4Y-70M) extension
Steelers..LB-Melvin Ingram..’this is a true team’
49ers..Sign #1 pick-QB-Trey Lance (4Y-34M)
Giants..Release WR-Kelvin Benjamin after argument with coaches
Patriots..Release WR-Devin Smith
Houston..Release WR-Donte Moncrief
Chicago..Sign FA-WR-Justin Hardy-ex Atlanta
Titans..Sign FA-CB-Briaen Calhoun-ex 49ers
Washington..Sign FA-DE-Bennie Rotimi-ex Bears
Jets..Workout FA-QB-Sean Mannion-ex Vikings..Josh Johnson-ex Lions
Chargers..Coach Brandon Staley-1st workout
..We were ready ahd great rhythm to practice
..Planed for 75 minute practice-hit it on the nose
..Encougared by our vaccination rate (90%)
..We are in 2-different places from where we were in July and now
..Our players learned alot thru information NFL gave them-made decisions
..RB-Justin Jackson will be out 10-full days with Covid test.
Ravens..QB-Larmar Jackson-RB-Gus Edwards-test positive Covid
Bills..CB-Dion Dawkins on Covid list
Bills..LB-Jerry Hughes on NFI list
Arizona..Put S-Shaun Williams on NFI-injured list
Detroit..Put C-Evan Brown on PUP list
Packers..OT-David Bakhtiari on PUP list
Colts..CB-Xavier Rhodes-S-TJ Carrie on Covid list
Jaguars..WR-Jamal Agnew..K-Aldrick Ross on Covid list
Chiefs..Put OT-Kevin Long on PUP
Miami..OT-DJ Fluker..WR-Davante Parker on PUP
Giants..LB-Reggie Ragland on NFI list
Giants..LB-Blake Martinez on Covid list
Eagles..C-Lander Dickerson on NFI list
49ers..S-Jay Tartt..CB-Emmanuel Mobely test positive Covid
Seattle..RB-Travis Homer on PUP
PAC 12…says if a team cannot play a game because of Covid outbreak-it will forfeit game
NCAA..Refuses to reinstate Heisman Trophy given to USC star Reggie Bush for his involvement in major NCAA violations a decade ago.
(NHL-Free Agency)…1st day of signing window..85-players change teams
Edmonton..Re-signs RW-Gabe Landeskog-record (8Y-56M)
Columbus..Re-signs RW-Patrick Laine (4Y-24M)
Ducks..Re-signs C-Ryan Getzlaf (1Y-4.5M)
Tampa Bay..Re-signs C-Brayden Point (8Y-76M)
(Free Agent Signings_
Oilers..Sign RW-Zach Hyman-Maple Leafs (7Y-38M)
Kings..Sign C-Philippe Danault-Montreal (6Y-36M)
Kings..Sign D-Alex Edler-Vancouver
Montreal..Sign C-Mike Hoffman-St Louis
Boston..Sign RW-Nick Foligno-Leafs
Dallas..Sign D-Ryan Suter-Minnesota
Seattle..Sign G-Philip Grubauer-Colorado
Seattle..Sign LW-Jaden Schwartz-Blues (5Y-25M)
Calgary..Sign LW-Blake Coleman-Tampa Bay
Arizona..Sign G-Carter Hutton-Sabres
New Jersey..Sign G-Jon Bernier-Detroit
Dallas..Sign G-Braden Holtby-Vancouver
Las Vegas..Sign G-Laurent Brossoit-Winnipeg
Flyers..Sign G-Martin Jones-San Jose
Carolina..Sign G-Frederik Andersen-Toronto
Boston..Sign G-Linus Ullmark-Sabres
Vancouver..Sign D-Luke Schenn-Tampa Bay
Calgary..Sign C-Trevor Lewis-Winnipeg
Carolina..Sign G-Anti Raanta-Arizona
Vancouver..Sign G-Jaroslav Halack-Boston
Tampa Bay..Sign G-Brian Elliott-Flyers
(Trades)…11-trades on Wednesday
Arizona-Colorado..Coyotes deal G-Darcy Kuemper for #1 and player
Ottawa-Las Vegas..Knights acquire F-Evgenii Davadov for #2
Tampa Bay-Chicago..Lighting move F-Tyler Johnson and #2-cap space
Calgary-Chicago..Flames send D-Nikita Zadorov tor #3
Vancouver-Winnipeg..Canucks deal D-Nate Schmidt for #3
Devils-Buffalo..NJersey sends D-Will Butcher and #5 for cap space
Seattle-Washington..Kraken trade G-Vite Vanecek for #2
Boston-Calgary..Bruins deal G-Dan Vladar for #3
Edmonton..Oiler send D-Ethan Bear for #3
San Diego Gulls..Veteran C-Chase DeLeo signs with NJ Devils
Gulls..Hire Max Talbot-longtime NHL-KHL player as assistant coach on Joel Bouchard staff..
Gulls..Hire Daniel Jacob-Laval Rocket as assistant also.
USA Gymnastics…Simone Biles pulls out of Thursday’s All Around competition.
USA Gymnastics…Former medalist Ali Raissman calls US Gymnastics-a ‘disaster-disgrace’ for not helping young athletes strugging with Mental Health.
USA…Gold medal for Caeleb Dressel in Mens 100M-freestu;e/
USA-Womens Soccer moves to Knockout Round..play Netherlands on Friday
Soccer…Gold Cup-Semi Finals on Thursday