Padres-Arizona….Season opening game in Phoenix…Yu Darvish-vs-Madison Bumgarner.
Padres-Brewers…TRADE…San Diego deals C-Vic Caratini (.227BA) for two minor leaguers…Padres still have Austin Nola-Jorge Alfaro-Luis Campusano on roster….Friars acquire AA-OF-Korey Howell (16HR) and C-Brett Sullivan-AAA
Padres-Twins…discussing possible TRADE…P-Chris Paddack for either OF-Max Keplar or relief P-Taylor Rodgers….held trade talks throughout the day
Padres…Have till 9am to get to 28-man roster limit.
Padres..Option P-MacKenzie Gore..C-Luis Campusano…P-Travis Bergen..OF-Taylor Kohlevey..OF-Nomar Mazara to AAA-El Paso
Padres..Send P-Ian Kroll to AA-San Antonio
Padres…El Paso opens season with (13-1) win over Round Rock in PCL
..Eguy Rosario (4-6)-played at 2B
..C-Webster Rivas (4-5) 3RBI
..1B-Aderlin Rodriguez 3RHR
..OF-Juan Fernandez 2RHR
Dodgers…Open season on Friday at Colorado
Angels-Houston..Thursday opener…Shohei Ohtani-vs-Framber Valdez
Angels..Sign FA-OF-Monte Harrison..ex Marlins
MLB Opening Day Payrolls:
..Dodgers (286M)..Mets (279M)..Yankees (246M)..Phillies (224M)..SD (233M)
..Orioles (30M)..A’s (33M)…Pirates (37M)..Cleveland (40M)
MLB..Opening Night…7-games scheduled
..Yankees-Red Sox…Twins-Seattle…Rained out.
MLB…Hires long time pitcher CC Sabathia as special assistant to Commissioner.
Cleveland..Signs 3B-Jose Ramirez (5Y-150M) extension
Miami-Milwaukee…TRADE…Marlins deal C-Alex Jackson to Brewers for 2-minor leaguers..
Pirates..Sign FA-OF-Jake Marisnik-ex Padres-Astros-Cubs
Mets..Sign FA-P-John Curtiss-ex Miami-Milwaukee-Angels
Seattle..Sign FA-P-Jairo Diaz-ex Marlins
Tigers..Callup #1 pick Spencer Torkelson-1B
Orioles..Callup C-Anthony Bemboom
Arizona..Call up P-Oliver Perez-ex Padres..(4.04ERA) career-7 teams
Tigers..Option P-Chase Anderson-Willy Paralta to AAA
Yankees..Option 3B-Miguel Andujar to AAA
Seattle..Send OF-Billy Hamilton-Steve Souza to Tacoma
Lakers-at-Golden State..Thursday…Lakers out of playoffs..Lost 7-in a row….Now (31-48)…lost 20-of-25….24-of-31
Clippers-Suns..LA had quick start…led (47-22) in 2nd quarter at Press Time…Clippers reeled off 21-0 run ..Suns without G-Devin BookerWednesday game
Clippers..F-Norm Powell goes thru full workout-been on injured list
Utah…Had players only meeting after team lost 6th of 7-games.
USD…Hiring Steve Lavin as basketball coach-replaces Sam Scholl…Lavin,ex head coach UCLA-St John’s (237-150) record…left coaching because of Prostate Cancer..has been working at ESPN and Westwood One….Was chosen over Ben Howland-Larry Krystkowiak among others after 31-day search.
John Wooden Award…Kentucky star Oscar Tshiebwe wins Award.
Georgia State..Hire Jonas Hayes as head coach-ex Xavier
Cleveland State..Hire daniyal Robinson..Asst-Iowa State
Lee Rose…former coach Purdue-UNCC passes away (85Y)
Bills..Sign WR-Stefon Diggs (4Y-104M) extension
Jets-Seahawks..Jets try to trade for WR-DK Metcalf-Refused give up #10 pick
Seahawks..Workout Cincinnati QB-Desmond Ritter
Steelers..Workout QB-Matt Corral-Ole Miss
Carolina..Meet with QB-Ken Pickett-Pitt
Browns-Houston..Open trade talks for Texans WR-Brandon Cooks
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-S-Keanu Neal-ex Cowboys
Falcons..Sign FA-OG-German Ifedi-ex Bears-Seattle
Packers..OLB-Whitney Mercilus retires after 10Y-contract
Colts..Sign FA-S-Armani Watts-ex Chiefs
Chiefs..Sign FA-DT-Taylor Stallworth-ex Colts
Miami..Workout FA-P-Thomas Morestead-ex Saints
Patriots..Workout FA-QB-Josh Dobbs-ex Steelers
49ers..Workout FA-WR-Marcus Johnson-ex Titans
49ers..Workout FA-WR-Malike Turner-ex Cowboys
USC…WR-Drake London-cancels Pro Day-hamstring injury
Big 12…Commissioner Bob Bowlsby says he will retire.
Ducks-Calgary….Flames led 1-0 at Press Time….Anaheim lost 12-of-13…Wednesday game
Gulls…Travel day…head to British Columbuia to play Abbotsford Canucks-Friday and Saturday
NCAA Frozen Four…Thursday Night in Boston
..Wolverines with 5-#1 picks on roster led by D-Owen Pound..C-Matt Beniers
..DU led by goal scorer Bobby Brink
Minnesota-vs-Mankato State..Mavericks (37-5)
..Mankato State led by G-Dryden McKay-34-career shutouts
..Gophers paced by top D-Brad Faber.
Detroit..Sign FA-F-Pontus Andersson-scored 19G in Sweden
Chicago..Sign FA-D-Filip Roos-Sweden
Oilers..Sign FA-D-Noah Philp-University of Alberta
Vancouver…Lose D-Quinn Hughes-viral infection..F-Tucker Poolman-knee..Nils Hoglander-shulder..gone for year
Devils..Lost D-Jack Hughes-for year-knee
Ontario Hockey League…Suspend both GM-coach of Niagra Falls Ice Dogs for mistreatment of female employees…Suspened for 2-years…Franchise fined 150,000.
Masters-Augusta…Tiger Woods tees off at (7:34am)-Pacific-first tourney in 14-months since serious auto accident…Has won 15-majors in career..
Masters…Officials say they did not dis-invite Phil Mickelson to play…he turned down invitation….
PGA…Commissioner Jay Monahan says he has not suspended Mickelson for his critical comments about the tour.
Soccer-English Premier League:
..Burnley-W-Everton..Richarlson scores 2-penalty shot goals in loss
..Crystal Palace-W-Arsenal..Will Zaha key goal in 3-0 win
Boston Marathon…Bans all Russian and Belarus athletes from the 2023 Marathon next spring.