Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Thursday

Posted by on August 12th, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Baseball)…

Padres-L-Marlins (7-0)…Marlins strafe starter Ryan Weathers…(4.2inn-6R-7H-3W-3HR) in blowout loss..Les Brinson HR-2RHR……..San Diego (66-50)….Padres have now lost 31-games to teams that are (.500) or with losing records.

Padres-at-Arizona…Friars open 7-game road trip…4-in Arizona..3-in Colorado…Yu Darvish starts for San Diego

Padres…Weathers last 3-starts (11.2-innings…20R-22H-7W-6HRs)
Padres…Weathers last 6-starts (23inn..24R..33H..11W…8HRs)

Padres..DL-P-Drew Pomeranz for 3rd time with forearm tightness
Padres..Activate P-Daniel Hudson from Covid list

Dodgers-Phillies…Cody Bellinger 2RHR…Dodgers led (6-2) in 8th at Press Time…LA (69-45)…won 7-of-9

Dodgers-Phillies-Thursday game…Julio Urias-vs-Ranger Suarez

Dodgers..OF-Mookie Betts-hip discomfort..could get Cortisone shot in hip-placed back on DL.

Angels-Blue Jays….George Springer-Yuli Gurriel HRs…Toronto led (7-2)..8th inning at Press Time…Halos (57-58)

Angels-Toronto..Thursday..Shohei Ohtani-vs-Jose Berrios

(Scoreboard)

White Sox-L-Twins…Jorge Polanco solo HR in win
Rockies-L-Astros..Aledmys Diaz 3H-3RBI
Yankees-W-Royals..Luke Voit 2R-single..Yankees beat KC 12th game in row.
Tigers-Orioles..Miguel Cabrerea HR..Detroit led (5-2) at Press Time
Cardinals-W-Pirates..Paul DeJong 2R-double
A’s-Indians..Jed Lowrie 3RHR..A’s led (6-3) at Press Time
Rays-L-Red Sox..Hunter Renfroe 2RHR-2R double..Sox jumped (10-0) lead..won (20-8)
Mets-W-Nationals-1st game..Brandon Drury RBI single caps furious rally
Mets-Nationals-2nd game..Rained out
Reds-L-Braves..Austin Riley 2-doubles-2RBIs
Brewers-W-Cubs..Milwaukes 7-R in lst inning off Jake Arrieta
Giants-Arizona…Buster Posey HR..SF led (3-2) at Press Time.
Texas-Seattle..Rangers led (1-0) at Press Time
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(MLB Notes)

Yankees-White Sox…Field of Dreams Game-played in Iowa
Miami..Manager Don Mattingly-cleared return-out 3W-Covid
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(Injuries)

Braves..Activate C-Travis D’Arnaud from DL
Mets..P-Noah Syndegaard-rehab-work out of bullpen-elbow issue
Miami..2B-Jose Devers-shoulder surgery
White Sox..DL-P-Carlos Rodon-shoulder
Tigers..DL-OF-Akil Baddoo-concussion
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(Roster Moves)

Red Sox..Sign FA-P-Alex Claudio-ex Angels-Brewers
Giants..Sign FA-OF-Luis Gonzalez-ex White Sox
Washington..Sign FA-P-Sean Nolin
Arizona..Sign FA-P-JB Wendelken-ex A’s
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…(Football)…

(NFL Preseason Games) Thursday:
Patriots-Washington…Cam Newton-Mac Jones to play QB-for-NEng
Steelers-Eagles..Jalen Hurts to start QB for Phila


(NFL Notes)

Seattle..Seahawks reach impasse on contract talks with S-Jamal Adams..OT-Duane Brown.

Colts..Contract extensions for GM-Chris Ballard-Coach Frank Reich thru 2026.

Chargers..K-Tristan Vizcaino (5-5) FGs…Michael Badgley (3-5) FG
Chargers..WR-Mike Williams held out of Wednesday 11-on-11
Chargers..QB-Justin Herbert throws another interception in 2-Min dri

Rams..QB-John Wolford will be out 4W-Appendectomy surgery
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(Injuries)

Colts..QB-Carson Wentz..OG-Quentin Nelson-cleared workouts after foot surgeries
Colts..Lose DE-Kwity Paye-#1 pick-ankle injury
Arizona..WR-Andy Isobella placed back on Covid list
Chicago..DT-Teven Jenkins-#2 pick-back injury
Browns..S-Grant Delpit-hamstring injury
Lions..DT-Levi Onwuzurike-#2 pick-back issue
Raiders..RB-Jalen Richard-could be out 3-months-foot injury
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(Roster Moves)

Seattle..Release DE-Aldon Smith-ex Cowboys-conditioning issues
Patriots..Release RB-Ty Gaffney-attempting NFL comeback
Lions..Release RB-Michael Warren
Arizona..Release OT-Ryan Pope
49ers..Sign FA-S-Ha Ha Dix-ex Packers-Washington
49ers..Release WR-Kevin White-former #1 pick-Bears

Bengals..QB-Joe Burrow-uncomfortable in pocket coming off knee surgery..not had good camp.
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(College Football)

Aztecs…1st full pad workout in camp with heat index 101.

Aztecs…Longtime NFL-OG-Mike Goff takes over as Off Line Coach-comments:
..I want to bring a different flare and angle to coaching kids
..Coming home to rejoin coach Hoke-all about the legacy at SDSU
..Blessed to be coached by NFL coaches Hal Hunter-Hudson Houck-Paul Alexander
..I have learned to be efficient as a coach..be critical but be a fan
..Not every lineman is quick learner..some need video..others need walkthrus
..Biggest job-Fundamentals-Techniques..get them to buy in-build on that
..Physicality is not something born with-you learn it
..Players win games..coaches put them in spot to win games
..Brady Hoke gave me a chance in 2010 to learn the job-the hours-the relationships
..He taught me the fever of being a head coach
..Wants Aztecs play fast-without fear-have fun
..Philosphy-win-get better…lose-we fix it
..We have everyday drill…repeat…know everything to do on every play called

Baylor..NCAA hits Bears with 4Y-probation for extra benefits violations..but does not sanction school for gross mishandling of sexual assault incidents in the Art Briles coaching era.

Valparaiso…Changes nickname of team from Crusaders to Beacons.
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…(Basketball)…..

Lakers..G-Russell Westbrook says 3-superstars-1 basketball won’t be a problem..he will get everyone involved in offense…Averaged (22P-11R-11A) last year with Washington.

Knicks..Sign G-Kemba Walker (2Y-18M) deal-ex Celtics
Orlando..Sign FA-F-Ignas Brazkeikis-ex 76ers
Denver..Former Nuggets G-Ty Lawson-signs to play in Greece.
Lakers..Open talks with FA-G-Isaiah Thomas-ex Celtics-Cavs-Pacers-Denver
Knicks..Release G-Frank Ntilikina

Brooklyn..Hire Steve Clifford-former Orlando=Atlanta coach as consultant

NBA-Summer League..Detroit-vs-Houston…#1 pick-Cade Cunningham (20P)…#2 pick Jalen Green (25P) in matchup.
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..(Hockey)…

Carolina..sign C-Andrew Poturalski-ex San Diego Gulls..had (43P) in 44-games for Gulls last year….4th Gulls veteran to sign with another team in off season.

Vancouver..LW-Elias Pettersson-says he will sign contract extension but says Canucks have to become a playoff team soon.

San Jose…’The Athletic’ reports agents representing 6-Sharks players went to management during the season to discuss how F-Evander Kane ‘poisoned locker room’ and how coaching staff did not hold him accountable….Kane under NHL investigation for gambling addiction and alleagation he bet on games.

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…(General)….

PGA Golf…Wyndham Championship…1st round in Charlotte
PGA..Bryson DeChambeau..’not worried about becoming Public Enemy #1 on Pro Tour’….increased incidents with fans on course.

Soccer..Paris St-Germain
signs Lionel Messi (2Y-105M) contract after long career at FC-Barcelona.

English Premier League..Opens season with 1-game Friday..full schedule Saturday-Sunday

Chelsea..Signs F-Rom Lukaku to return to English Premier League.

U-Houston..Mourns passing of 2-time NCAA sprint star Cam Burrell..Passed away (26Y)…son of Olympic star Leroy Burrell.

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