Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Thursday

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Padres-W-Diamondbacks (10-4)…..SS-Josh Rojas fails pick up ground ball with 2-outs-opens floodgates against Madison Bumgarner-1st inning..Padres scored 4-runs in a row…Austin Nola 2-run single…..Bumgbarner melts down early-40 pitches in first inning..and  after Diamondbacks had  bases loaded in first-failed to score on Mike Clevinger…Jurickson Profar 2R single-had 4-hits..Jorge Alfaro HR….Padres (44-27).

Padres-Phillies…open 4-game weekend series on Thursday…Joe Musgrove (8-0)-vs-Ranger Suarez…Phillies had won 15-of-17 games…Got hot hitting with Bryce Harper-Kyle Schwarber-Nick Castellanos-Rhys Hoskins..combined 53HRs so far.

Padres..Manager Bob Melvin returns from Covid isolation-missed 11-games.
Padres..3B-Manny Machado remains on active roster-intense rehab ankle
Padres..SS-Fernando Tatis doing light swings with bat -no batting practice
Padres..Yet to schedule 4th CT-exam on Tatis wrist.
Dodgers-Reds…LA (41-25)

LA-Cincinnati….Thursday game..Clayton Kershaw-vs-Hunter Greene
Dodgers..Callup OF-Stephen Romero..hitting (.271) Oklahoma City..spent 5Y-in Japan.
Angels-Royals….Game 0-0 at Press Time after rain delay..Halos have lost 17-of-20 day series Friday with Seattle.

Angels..Option P-Reid Detmers to Salt Lake City..winless last 6-starts
Angels..Put P-Jimmy Hegert on IL-shoulder impingement
Angels..Callup P-Elvis Pugeuro-Oliver Ortega from AAA

Yankees-W-Tampa Bay….Aaron Judge 2HRs….NY (51-18)…won 18-of-21

Mets-L-Houston…Yordan Alvarez HR-2RHR…NY (41-26)

Blue Jays-W-White Sox..Bo Bichette Grand Slam HR-Toronto..

Phillies-L-Texas..Kole Calhoun RBI single..RBI double..

Rockies-L-Marlins..Jazz Chisholm 2RHR..Garrett Cooper 2RHR for Miami..

Cubs-W-Pirates…Alf Rivas grand slam HR for Cubs..14-5 win..Chicago lost 13-of-16

Orioles-W-Nationals..Trey Mancini 2RHR for Baltimore

Red Sox-W-Tigers..Rob Refsnyder 2RHR for Sox..Boston won 17-of-23

Braves-W-Giants..Braves 3R in 9th for win…Atlanta won 17-of-20

Cleveland-L-Twins..Gio Urshela 3RHR..Twins hit 4HRs..

Cardinals-Brewers..StL led 5-4 at Press Time..Nolan Arenado-Paul Goldschmidt HRs

Mariners-A’s…M’s lead 3-0 at PressTime..Cal Raliegh HR…Athletics lost 16-of-19
(MLB Notes)

Yankees…Friday arbitration hearing Aaron Judge…asking for record (21M)..NY offered Judge (17M)…Judge also rejected a (7Y-213M) extension.

Mets..P-Max Scherzer-throws (2.1inn) in rehab start
Mets..P-Jacob DeGrom throws live BP in Florida
Giants..Activate P-Anthony DeSclafani from IL
Giants..Put P-Jose Alvarez on IL-back issue
Giants..SS-Brandon Crawford-bruised knee
Arizona..OF-David Peralta-back issue flares again
A’s..P-Sam Moll on Covid list
(Roster Moves)

Miami..sign FA-OF-Billy Hamilton-ex Reds-Royals
Miami..sign FA-C-Ryan Lavarnway-ex Tigers-Reds-Red Sox
Pirates..DFA-P-Heath Hembree
Cubs..Callup P-Mark Leiter from AAA
Texas..Activate C-Mitch Garver from IL
Tampa Bay..Callup 2B-Luke Railey from AAA

NBA Draft-Thursday night
..Orlando..Drafts 1-32-35
..Oklahoma City Drafts 2-12-30-34
..Houston drafts 3-17-26
..Sacramento drafts 4-32-49

..Charlotte 13-15
..San Antonio drafts 20-25
(Trade Rumors)

Lakers-Pacers..Discuss Russell Westbrook-Talen Horton-Tucker trade for Buddy Hield or Melvin Brogdan.

Lakers-Brooklyn-Charlotte…discuss 3-way trade…Russell Westbrook to Charlotte…..Kyrie Irvinng to Lakers…..Gordon Hayward-Terry Rozier and #1 to Brooklyn.

Lakers-Brooklyn…LA rejects a proposed Kyrie Irving for Russell Westbrook and #1

Detroit-Portland..TRADE…Pistons deal F-Jerami Grant (14P-6R) for future #1-#2 and #2 picks.

Washington..G-Brad Beal opts out of 23M-contract  to test free agency
Houston..G-John Wall opts in for (47M) contract-may clear way for trade
Lakers..G-Kendrick Green opts in for contract
Golden State..G-Otto Porter expressing interest in playing for Clippers
Bucks..F-Bobby Portis-opts out of contract for free agency
Miami..F-PJ Tucker opts out of deal for free agency

Chicago-Utah…Break off trade talks for Jazz C-Rudy Gobert
Chicago-Knicks..Continue trade talks for C-Mitchell Robinson-NY

Vince Carter….Home in Atlanta robbed of 100,000-cash and jewels..armed robbery at 1-30am while family was hiding in closet

NBA-TV Playoff Ratings..
..Playoffs averaged 12.3M-viewers…lowest since 2007
..Increase of 24% though from last year’s 9.3M..
..Had 13M viewers for Golden State-Boston final game

Lakers..Hire-Jordan Ott as assistant coach-ex Brooklyn Nets
Mark Rubin-seels stock in both 76ers and NHL-New Jersey Devils

NFL…Commissioner Roger Goodell grilled before Congressional Oversight Committee about NFL dealings with Washington owner Daniel Snyder
..I do not have power to remove an owner
..We guaranteed confidentiality to women in Toxic workplace probe

NFL..Lawyer for ex Raiders coch Jon Gruden
..NFL is selectively transparent on facts
..NFL resists accountablity on how it acts
..NFL deals with its misconduct behind closed doors

NFL..files brie asking judge to move Brian Flores lawsuit against NFL to arbitration

NFL..Congress says it will subpoena Washington owner Daniel Snyder and will charge him with contempt if he refuses to appear……’He must be helad accountable…He did shadow investigation of workplace toxic problems..Tried to shift blame to President Bruce Allen.

Baltimore…Longtime NFL DT-Tony Siragusa-passes away (55Y)…played for Ravens-Colts..worked as sideline analyst for Fox TV.

Baltimore…DE-Jaylon Ferguson passes away in sleep at home..was (26Y) Mike Tomlin rejects idea of brining WR-Antonio Brown to training camp..’Ain’t happening-we have moved on’…Brown remains unsigned (837R-24TD) in career.

(Stanley Cup Playoffs)

Colorado-W-Tampa Bay. (3-2) OT….Nazim Kadri scored in overtime on hi wrist shot over shoulder of goalie Vlad Vasileskiy….Kadri had been out 18-days after surgery on this thumb……..Tampa scored (:26) into first period to take early lead…Avs outshot 17-4 in first period…Colorado dominated in 2nd-3rd period spurts and in overtime….Tampa hit 3-posts on shots in game….Avs goalie Darcy Kuemper hit in face mask with 3-shots…Vasilevskiy made 5-amazing saves in overtime…Avalanche lead (3-1) going back to Tampa Bay for Game 5..

NHL-TV Playoff Ratings…
..Averaged 4.3M-viewers per game between Colorado-Tampa Bay so far8

(NHL Notes)

Florida Panthers…do not retain Andrew Brunette as head coach despite (51-18-6) as interim head coach…

Florida..Hires longtime coach Paul Maurice..ex Winnipeg-Carolina-Hartford head coach..had (315-223-62) record in Winnipeg.

Winnipeg…Put RW-Blake Wheeler on trading block
Anaheim..Report Ducks interested in bring back FA-D-Josh Manson-now with Colorado


PGA…Commissioner Jay Monahan rips LIV-Saudi Super League is an irrational threat to golf
..Spending billions to buy the game
..It’s an Arms Race-Dollar Bills are Weapons..PGA Cannot Compete

Brooks Koepka..Under criticism for condemning LIV golf last month-then signing with the this week.

Nick Faldo..announces retirement as analyst with CBS-after 16Y in the booth

PGA…Travelers Championships-Connecticut…1st round on Thursday.
Indy Car..Jimmie Johnson negotiating with Hendrick Racing to drive in LeMans Grand Prix in France next spring.
Tennis…Novak Djokovic-Roger Federer to be seeded 1-2 at Wimbledon.

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