Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Thursday

Posted by on March 17th, 2022  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Baseball)…

Padres…SS-Fernando Tatis has surgery broken wrist…Bone graft and screw inserted in scaphoid bone…Recovery time 3-to-5 months depending on healing

Padres-Red Sox..Boston sources Padres discussing possible Wil Myers trade to Boston to open up budget space.

Padres..Lost out on  FA-3B-LF-Kris Bryant-ex Cubs-Giants….Rockies signed him to a whopping 7Y-deal.

Padres..Lose out on Japanese FA-OF-Seiya Suzuki-spurned San Diego offer to sign (5Y-85M) offer-full no trade clause…Signed with Cubs who also have to pay 14M-posting fee to Hiroshima Carp.

Padres..Manager Bob Melvin says 4-spots in starting rotation locked up with Yu Darvish-Joe Musgrove-Mike Clevinger-Blake Snell….5th spot will be between Ryan Weathers-Chris Paddack-Dinelson Lamet-Nick Martinez

Padres..Open Cactus League schedule Friday-vs-Seattle..MacKenzie Gore will start and go two innings.

Padres..Updated schedule…MLB has Padres play 2-doubleheaders with Rockies and schedule 3-game series with Giants in October….Padres open season with 7-game road trip to Arizona-San Francisco….Play 14-of-21 on road in late April-early May…..have 9-game road trip in August….Play 18-home games in September.

Dodgers…Continued dialogue with FA-1B-Freddie Freeman-Atlanta…LA offering (4Y-120M) deal with 30M-average…Freeman wants (6Y) package at age 32….Red Sox-Blue Jays-Padres also in contact with Freeman.

Dodgers..P-David Price says he wants to move back into starting rotation.
Dodgers..Awaiting decision from MLB on status of Trevor Bauer-
Dodgers..Re-sign FA-P-Shane Greene-ex Yankees-Tigers

Angels..Sign FA-SS-Matt Duffy-ex Tampa Bay-Mariners
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…(Roster Moves)..18-signings..45-signings in 3-days

A’s-Toronto..TRADE…Athletics deal 3B-Matt Chapman to Blue Jays for 4-prospects..3B-Kevin Smith (.227)..P-Gunnar Hoglund (10-5)..P-Zach Logue (12-11)..P-Kirby Snead (2.35)

Reds-Royals..TRADE..Cincinnati ships P-Amir Garrett to Kansas City for P-Mike Minor.

Rockies..Sign FA-3B-Kris Bryant (7Y-182M)-Full no trade
Cubs..Sign FA-OF-Seiya Suzuki-Japan (5Y-85M)-Full no trade clause
Royals..Sign FA-P-Zach Grienke-ex Arizona (1Y-13M)
Giants..Sign FA-OF-Joc Pederson-ex Dodgers-Cubs-Braves
Yankees..Re-sign FA-1B-Anthony Rizzo (2Y-32M)
Phillies..Sign FA-OF-Kyle Schwarber (4Y-80M)
Atlanta..Re-sign FA-OF-Eddie Rosario
Cubs..Sign FA-P-Steven Brault-ex Pirates
Arizona..Sign FA-P-Keone Kela-ex Padres
Tigers..Sign FA-P-Andrew Chafin-ex A’s
Rangers..Sign FA-SS-Brad Miller-ex Phillies
Seattle..Sign FA-1B-Mike Ford-ex Yankees
Seattle..Sign FA-C-Chance Sisco-ex Orioles
Red Sox..Sign FA-P-Dan Altavilla-ex Padres
Braves..Sign FA-OF-Alex  Dickerson-ex Giants-Padres
Braves..Sign FA-P-Tyler Thornberg
A’s..Sign FA-2B-Sheldon Neuse-ex Dodgers
Cubs..Sign FA-P-David Robertson-ex Yankees
Rangers..Sign FA-P-Greg Holland-ex Royals
Reds..Sign FA-2B-Donovan Solano-ex Giants
Reds..Sign FA-P-Buck Farmer-ex Tigers
Mets..Sign FA-P-Chasen Schreve-ex Pirates
Tigers..Re-sign FA-P-Wily Peralta

Mets..2B-Robinson Cano reports to camp after 1Y suspension-Steroids

Toronto-Cleveland..Jays discussing Jose Ramirez trade
Yankees-A’s..Discuss Sean Manaea trade
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(Injuries)

Red Sox..Lose P-Chris Sale-fractured rib cage-could be out (4-8-W)
Houston..P-Lance MCCullers will miss start season-flexor tendon damage
Cardinals..P-Jack Flaherty-cortisone shot in shoulder
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(MLB Notes)

MLB..Elects to change names of all Minor Leagues back to original names…AAA-West will return to Pacific Coast League….AAA-East will be known again as the International League.

MLB..Announces International Play will resume in 2023…games in Mexico City-London…2024-Asia-London-Mexico City…2025-Japan-Paris-San Juan-Mexico

MLB-Union..Reopen talks to restore ‘Extra Inning Rule’ with runners at 2B.
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…(Football)…..20-Free Agents signed-Wednesday..74-signings in 3-days

Chargers..Introduce DE-Khalil Mack in press conference..3Y-left on contract
..Believe in me-not the critics
..Walk in here-feel energy in building
..I know the mindset of Brandon Staley
..Roster full of explosive players
..Great QBs and schemes in AFC West
..Helpful to be here for all off season workouts
..Did not now Bears would trade him..New GM replaced GM dealt for me
..Brandon Staley..he is the same player as before

Chargers..Sign FA-LS-Josh Harris-ex Atlanta
Chargers..Release LS-Matt Overton
Chargers..Tender contract offers to WR-Jaylen Guyton-TE-Don Parham
Chargers..Sign OT-Storm Norton to extension

Ravens..Sign FA-LB-Za’Darius Smith-ex Packers
Ravens..Sign FA-OT-Morgan Moses-ex Jets
Ravens..Workout FA-DT-Eddie Goldman-ex Bears

Bills..Sign FA-LB-Von Miller-ex Rams
Bills..Sign FA-TE-OJ Howard-ex Bucs

Jaguars..Sign FA-CB-Darious Williams-ex Rams

Raiders-Colts..TRADE..Vegas deals DE-Yannick Ngokue for CB-RockYa Sin
Raiders..Sign FA-Chandler Jones-ex Arizona
Raiders..Sign FA-RB-Branden Bolden-ex Patriots
Raiders..Sign FA-DT-Bilal Nichols-ex Bears
Raiders..Sign FA-FB-Jakob Johnson-ex Patriots
Raiders..Release LB-Nick Kwiatkowski

Atlanta..Visit with FA-WR-Jarvis Landry-ex Browns-Miami

Vikings..Sign FA-TE-Johnny Mundt-ex Rams

Patriots..Sign FA-CB-Terrance Mitchell-ex Houston

Saints..Sign FA-S-Marcus Maye-ex Jets

Seahawks..Sign FA-DE-Uchenna Nwosu-ex Chargers
Seahawks…Sign FA-OC-Austin Blythe-ex Rams
Seahawks..Sign FA-CB-Artie Burns-ex Bears
Seahawks..Visit with FA-OT-Trent Brown-ex Patriots-Raiders-Washington

Steelers..Sign FA-LB-Myles Jack-ex Jaguars
Steelers..Release OT-Zach Banner-(6.6M) cap savings

Carolina..Sign FA-WR-Rashard Higgins-ex Browns
Carolina..Sign FA-RB-D’Onta Foreman-ex Titans

Giants..Sign FA-TE-Ricky Seals Jones-ex Washington
Jets..Sign FA-TE-Ty Conklin-ex Vikings

Miami..Sign FA-RB-Raheem Mostert-ex 49ers

Chicago..Sign FA-LB-Nick Morrow-ex Raiders
Chicago..Sign FA-OG-Lucas Patrick-ex Packers

Browns..Sign FA-KR-Jakeem Grant-ex Bears
Browns..Release TE-Austin Hooper
Browns..Shopping QB-Baker Mayfield in trade

Arizona..Sign FA-CB-Jeff Gladney-e Vikings
Colts..Sign FA-CB-Brandon Facyson-ex Raiders

Titans..Release WR-Julio Jones-had trade #2-4 picks for him

Washington..Release OT-Ereck Flowers
Washington..Release DE-Matt Iaonovidis

Jets-Houston..TRADE..NY deals LB-Blake Cashman to Texans for #7
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(NFL Notes)

Seattle….Owner Jody Allen says QB-Russell Wilson ‘wanted this change’..GM-John Schnieder ‘..’we got draft capital-3 players-salary cap relief-good deal’

Von Miller..Pro Bowl LB waiting for offer from Dallas Cowboys

Houston..Reports Texans reached agreement on compensation for QB-Deshaun Watson before letting him meet with Browns-Carolina-Altana-Saints.

Cleveland..Report Baker Mayfield will be traded…’Cleveland wants an adult in the room’

49ers..Re-do contracts George Kittle-Arik Armstead…gets (18.7M) cap space.
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…(Basketball)

Aztecs-Creighton…1st round of NCAA playoffs in Ft-Worth..Aztecs defense (23-8)..Blue Jays (23-11)…
..SDSU defense ranked #1 in nation in scoring defense, shooting defense.
…Blue Jays averaging (69P)..shooting (45%) from floor.
..Creighton with  wins over Villanova..Providence…UConn..Marquette…
..Blue Jays led by 6’7-F-Ryan Hawkins 7-1-C-Ryan Kalkenbrenner (13PPG)
..Aztecs Matt Bradley (21P)
..Brian Dutcher (119-39) at SDSU-but (0-2) in NCAA tourney as head coach

NCAA-1st round-Thursday
..Gonzaga-Georgia State
..Baylor-Norfolk State
..Kansas-Texas Southern
..UCLA-Akron
..Michigan-Colorado State
..Memphis-Boise State
..Tennessee-Longwood
..Iowa-Richmond
..North Carolina-Marquette
..UConn-NMexico State
..Kentucky-St Peters
..Indiana-St Mary’s
..Arkansas-Vermont
..USF-Murray State
..Providence-S Dakota State
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(Play In Games)

Notre Dame-W-Rutgers…(89-87),,Notre Dame stuns Rutgers with bucket in final second  of second overtime for win…Trailed into second half …Irish led  mindway thru 2nd half at Press Time

Wright State-W-Bryant…Tanner Holden (37P) for Wright State in win
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(College Notes)
Louisville..Hires Kenny Payne-longtime Assistant Kenny Payne as head coach
East Carolina..Hires Mike Schwartz-Tennessee assistant
Xaviers..Fires Travis Steele (70-50)
Rhode Island..Hires Archie Miller-ex head coch Indiana-Dayton
Penn State..Athletic Director Sandy Barbour retires
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(NBA)

Lakers-L-Minnesota (124-104)….Timberwolves have (23-6) run to start…built 25-point lead….Lakers gave up (68P) in first half….LA was (2-21) on 3’s in opening half…Karl Anthony Towns (30P) in blowout win…..Wednesday game….Lakers lost 14-of-19..(29-40) on season

Clippers-Toronto…Raptors led (51-42) 2nd quarter at Press Time…LA (36-35)

Lakers..LeBron James admits ‘Team does not have enough chemistry’
Sacramento..NBA fines C-Richaun Holmes (25,000) temper tantrum on court
Minnesota..F-Jaden McDaniels-ankle injury-out 2W
Brooklyn..G-Ben Simmons-back issues flazre again
Miami..G-Jimmy Butler-sprained ankle
Denver..Sends G-Jamal Murray to NBA-G League to rehab knee surgery
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…(Hockey)

San Diego Gulls-Henderson Knights….Gulls jump to (3-0) lead in 2nd period at Press Time….for goalie Luka Dostal….AHL action-Wednesday..Gulls (21-25-2)

Kings-San Jose…Thursday game…Kings won 9-of-14

NY Islanders..Mourn passing of longtime D-Jean Potvin..played 11Y in NHL with Islanders-Minnesota North Stars-Cleveland Barons

Florida-NY Rangers..TRADE..Panthers deal F-Frank Vatrano for 4th round pick

Blues..Lose C-Tyler Bozak-4W-knee
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…(General)…

PGA…Valspar Championships-1st round in Florida on Thursday

College Golf..Tragedy…Head coach-6 golfers and faculty advisor from University of Southwest… killed in head on crash on Texas highway…Pickup truck drifted into oncoming lane…9-people killed in crash…University of Southwest is based in New Mexico.

Soccer..English Premier League-Wednesday:
..Liverpool-W-Arsenal..Diego Jota-Robert Firmino score in 12-man span
..Tottenham Hot Spur-W-Brighton…Harry Kane scores goal
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