Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Thursday

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Padres-Angels….Frars led 8-3 in 7th inning at Press Time….San Diego 8R in 2nd inning as Angels bullpen day implodes….Padres get 3-bases loaded walks and then a wild pitch in inning…Yu Darvis (6inn-1R)….Wednesday game…Friars (74-65)….Lost 16-of-24 games….Padres (51-40) vs Teams with .500-record or worse this year.

Padres..Off day-Thursday..begin 10-game “Do-or-Die” road trip on Friday…play Dodgers-Giants-Cardinals on the road.

Padres..Transfer P-Mackenzie Gore from A-Ft Wayne to AA-San Antonio after 1-start…(5inn-3R-4H-4W-5K) in lone  start.

Padres…Minor League system collapsing…Top 4-teams now collective (-47) games below .500
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Dodgers-L-Cardinals (5-4)..Yadier Molina 2RHR… …..LA (88-52)…won 23-of-30 games.

Dodgers-Cardinals…Thursday matchups…Julio Urias (16-3) starts for LA.
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Angels…Off day on Thursday…open series at Houston on Friday.

(Scoreboard)

Giants-W-Rockies…SF scores 4R in 9th…SF (90-50)
Mariners-W-Astros…Houston bullpen gives up 4R in 9th.
Rangers-W-Arizona..Nate Lowe 3-hits
Twins-W-Indians..Miguel Sano HR-Minnesota
Tigers-W-Pirates..Miguel Cabrera 2RBIs..
Mets-L-Miami..Mike Conforto HR in loss
Royals-L-Orioles..Baltimore scores 9 runs in 8th inning
Yankees-L-Blue Jays..Teo Hernandez RBI single.
Red Sox-W-Rays..Huter Renfroe 2RHR..
Braves-L-Nationals..Juan Soto-Josh Bell HRs..
Reds-L-Cubs..Jason Heyward 3RHR.
Phillies-Milwaukee..Brewers led 4-3 at Press Time..Bryce Harper HR
White Sox-A’s..Oakland led 2-0 at Press Time
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(MLB Notes)

Hall of Fame Ceremonies-Induction
..Larry Walker-Greatest moment is a salute to all players I played with in Montreal-Colorado-St Louis…Did not play organized baseball until age 16-and now in the Hall of Fame.

..Derek Jeter-I admired those I played with, played against and those enshrined in Cooperstown…this Hall of Fame family is about history.

..Ted Simmons-A day forever, from a catcheer, to a coach, to a front office executive..Have faith in the game because the next stars are coming..This is an ode to baseball.

..Marvin Miller….Every player owes a debt of gratitude to this man for what he did for free agency-players rights-players protections…Players salaries went from 19,000 a year to 4M-this year….He had an endless reserve of patience..

(Injuries)

Mets..Confirm P-Jacob deGrom-treated for partial tear of elbow ligament-does not need surgery

Yankees..P-Gerrit Cole-minor league hamstring injury
Phillies..P-Zach Eflin-surgery-knee tendon-out 6 months

Tampa Bay..Activate P-Matt Wisler..1B-Ji Man Choi from DL

(Roster Moves)

White Sox..Sign FA-P-Kevin McCarthy-ex Royals
Tampa Bay..Call up OF-Josh Lowe (.298) AAA
Rockies..Actvate P-Jon Gray from DL-forearm
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…(Football)…

(Thursday Night Football)

..Tampa Bay-Dallas….Bucs return Tom Brady and all 22-starters from Super Bowl team…Cowboys Dak Prescott-coming off strained shulder-in camp and last year’s surgery..starts at QB.

(NFL Notes)

Chargers…RB-Austin Ekler held out of workouts…OT-Brian Bulaga does practice-with hip flexor..RB-Justin Jackson practices coming off groin injury

Chargers..QB-Justin Herbert talks opening day:
..Tough learning curve the new scheme
..Been student of game-learned how to study game plans
..Coaching changes-seen alot of that in career
..Never easy transition..learned so much about changes
..I am meticulous note-taker-helps grasp of offense
..Learned alot about formations…killer alerts
..Working with Corey Linsley-OC-he knows so much
..Super Bowl team-not for me to decide..just show up=do job.

 

 

Houston..Texans will keep QB-Deshaun Watson on active roster but not prepared to play him…Sources Miami-Carolina both interested inpossible trade but not at price of 3-#1 drafti picks…Watson still has power to reject trades.

New England..Cam Newton-still unsigned says he will talk to media on Friday.

Tampa Bay..WR-Antonio Brown hit with 2.4M-suit from marketing company he refused to pay commissions on.

Washington…NFL team narrows choice of nicknames to (7)…Included are Defenders..Armada..Presidents..Brigade..Red Wolves..Red Hogs..Commanders.
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(Roster Moves)

Ravens..Sign FA-RB-Le’Veon Bell-ex Steelers-Jets

Houston-Saints..TRADE..Texans deal CB-Bradley Roby for #5

Patriots..Workout FA-QB-Duck Hodges-ex Steelers

(Injuries)

Browns..DE-Jadaveon Clowney-Isolated by Covid close contact
Washington..WR-Curtis Samuel-groin injuruy in practice.
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(College Football)

Big 12 Conference…Will vote on possible admittance of Cincinnati-BYU-Houston-Central Florida as expansion teams…Vote could come Friday.
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…(Basketball)…

Michigan…Coach Juwan Howard says he wants to hold a ‘Fab 5’ Reunion to honor team…Chrts Webber says University has apologized for his treatment and banning him from University function…Webber repaid 38,000-he received in illegal loans from alumni.

Phoenix…Former Suns F-Ced Cebollos remains in ICU with severe Covid case.

76ers..Sign FA-F-Chandler Hutchinson-ex Washington
Boston..Sign FA-F-Juwan Morgan-ex Utah
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…(Hockey)…

Dallas..F-Tyler Seguin-confirms severe Covid issue
Colorado..Sign FA-F-Artem Anisinov-ex OttaWA
Calgary..Sign FA-F-Brad Richardson-ex Nashville

San Jose..Hire John McLean as assistant coach-power player specialist.
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…(General)…

Soccer…World Cup qualifying game
..USA-Honduras

NASCAR..Fines Kyle Busch (50,000) for crash and near crash in pits and near garage area.

Golf…US Ryder Cup-Captain’s selections incude Jordan Spieth..Xander Schaufelle…will join Patrick Cantlay..Bryson DeChambeau..Dustin Johnson..Justin Thomas.
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