Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Thursday

Posted by on May 4th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 


Padres-L-Rockies (11-3)…Ian Desmond solo HR-2R-HR off Jered Weaver in blowout win..Weaver (4inn-10R-10H-2HR)…has now allowed 12-homers in 6-starts this year..

San Diego-Colorado..Wednesday matchup..Luis Perdomo (0-0)-vs-Kyle Freeland (3-1).

Rockies..Manager Bud Black…Quotes in interview
..Different returning to Petco Park as a visitor..never been in clubhouse.
..Get desensitized to parting from club as player-coach-manager
..Changing jobs part of business
..Can be traded-sent to all happens to us.
..Became less emotional over last season once left Padres
..Bruce Bochy 12-years here..Bud Black 8-years..lots of time one spot
..Memories are so positive-working with John Moores-Kevin Towers-Sandy Alderson.
..Game hardens your emotions.
..Managing in Denver is different
..Humidor has made game better at Coors Field.
..Have to mentally toughen your pitchers…
..Pitchers-team first-not your stats
..Pitchers need to mentally handle their pitching lines at Coors Field

Dodgers-Giants…Tied (1-1) in 11th inning..Julio Urias (5inn-0R) has 0.84-ERA

Dodgers..Off day on Thursday

Dodgers..say OF-1B-Cody Bellinger will remain with team-not optioned back

Dodgers..1B-Adrian Gonzalez could be headed to DL with forearm problems after having elbow problems in the spring..hitting (.267) 0HR-only 5-extra base hits.

Angels-L-Mariners (8-7)..Threadbare Halos bullpen gives up 4-runs in 8th inning-blows lead…waste Mike Trout 2R-HR..Yunel Escobar 2R-double

Halos-Seattle..Daniel Wright-vs-Ariel Miranda.

Angels..Activate.1B-Luis Valbuena from DL.


Yankees-W-Blue Jays..Matt Holliday 3R-HR..Aaron Judge 2R-HR

Washington-W-Arizona..Ryan Zimmerman RBI-double

Orioles-L-Red Sox..Chris Young RBI-double…another pitcher ejected throwing behind hitter..

Cleveland-W-Detroit..Jose Ramirez 2R-triple.

Pirates-L-Reds..Eugenio Suarez-Billy Hamilton 3R-HRs.

Miami-W-Tampa Bay..Giancarlo Stanton 2R-double..AJ Realmuto 2R-single-2R-double.

Mets-W-Braves..Jose Reyes-Rene Rivera combine 8RBIs

Phillies-L-Cubs..Wilson Contreras 2R-double for Chicago

A’s-L-Twins..Kenys Vargas 2R-single..3R-HR..

Houston-W-Texas..JJReddick-Bryan McCann-Carlos Correa HRs.

White Sox-L-Royals..Lorenzo Cain RBI-double..Mike Moustakas RBI-double

Cards-Milwaukee….Rained out


Texas..DL-P-Cole Hamels-oblique injury-out 8W.
Mets..P-Noah Syndegaard-out 3-months with lat tear-shoulder
Yankees..DL-1B-Greg Bird-ankle..hitting just (.100)
Indians..DL-P-Corey Kluber-back
Oakland..DL-P-Sean Doolittle-shoulder
Miami..P-Edinson Volquez-blister problem
Boston..P-Steve Wright may need shoulder surgery-gone for year
Red Sox..P-Tyler Thornberg-transferred to 60-Day-DL
Rockies..C-Tony Wolters-possible concussion.
White Sox..:P-James Shields-setback-soreness in lat returns
Mets..C-Travis D’ARnaud-jammed wrist

Orioles..Activate P-Zach Britton from DL
A’s..Activate P-Raji Davis from DL


Washington..Option P-Joe Ross to AAA..(15-inn-13R-30H).
Red Sox..Callup P-Kyle Kendrick-ex Phillies
Toronto..Release C-Jarrod Saltalamacchia


Minnesota…Former Twins manager-coach-scout-Sam Mele passes away (95)…led Twins to 102-wins and World Series appearance….played 10Y in majors..worked as scout for Red Sox for 25-years.

Red Sox..P-Chris Sale facing fine for throwing at Manny Machardo on Tuesday night in retaliation for fans incident with Orioles players on Monday..Machado involved in spikes up baserunning incident that injured Dustin Pedroia two weeks ago also.



Chargers..GM-Tom Telesco-Quotes coming out of NFL draft
..Mike Williams-Clemson-special player
..Really pleased two highly rated OGs fell to us
..Tried to trade up from #38 to get Forrest Lamp
..Not ready to draft a QB as heir apparent to Philip Rivers
..QB must be right player we want
..Getting injured players back on defense will help us upgrade
..Had Joe Mixon-RB-on board..elected to take OL instead


Jaguars..staff meeting to discuss possible offer QB-Colin Kaeperneck
Arizona..discussing looking at ex-Jaguars-49ers QB-Blaine Gabbert about bringing in ex-Giants WR-Victor Cruz for visit

Raiders…Marshawn Lynch contract (3M) base..(5.9M) incentives
Rams..Do not pick up 2018-option-OT-Greg Robinson.
Titans..RB-Derek Henry comes to OTA at (231lbs)

Buffalo..Inteview Brian Gaine for GM job-Houston Player Personnel Director


Arizona…Sign FA-OT-Tony Bergstrom-ex Raiders
Rams..Sign FA-DE-Mike Purcell-ex 49ers
Ravens..RB-Justin Forsett retires…had (4200APY-20TD) as backup RB
Eagles..Release WR-Dom Williams-ex Chargers
Broncos..Re-sign FA-DE-Billy Winn

Detroit..Visit with FA-RB-LeGarrett Blount
Bills..Visit with FA-TE-Gary Barndige-ex Browns


Medical Marijuana Marketplace…Does survey of 152-NFL players on use of medical marijuana.

..87%-Want NFL to allow use of medical marijuana help alleivate pain
..70%-Players say they have tried marijuana
..74%-Said they had negative side effects
..70%-Concerned marijuana could become addictive
..91%-Have taken painkiller opiates from team doctors.
..90%-Would rather have marijuana over painkiller pills.




Houston-L-San Antonio..Kawhi Leonard (34P)..Spurs hold James Harden (3-17) shooting..series tied (1-1)

Cavs-W-Toronto..LeBron James (39P)..Kyrie Irving (22P)..Cleveland leads (2-0)


Boston-Washington..Celtics lead (2-0)
Golden State-Utah..Warriors go for 2nd win in row.

Atlanta..Removes GM-Wes Wilcox after 43-48 win seasons-2 playoff appearances.

Chicago..GM-Jon Paxson gives vote of confidence coach Fred Hoiberg-will return next year.

Portland..Former Trailblazers G-Brandon Roy-shot-wounded in leg-innocent victim of crossfire while visiting in Los Angeles

Houston..C-Nene fined (15,000) for putting hands on throat of Spurs players.




Penguins-W-Washington..Marc Andre Fleury (36Saves)..Pens lead series (3-1) playing without Sidney Crosby.

Edmonton-L-Anaheim (4-3) OT…Jakob Silfverberg scores (:45) into overtime to cap furious rally…Ryan Getzlaf took over control of the game after Oilers jumped to (2-0) lead in lst period..Getzlaf 2G-2A-4P night…Series tied (2-2) going back to Anaheim….


Ottawa-New York Rangers…Game 4-Senators lead series (2-1).


Ducks..Coach Randy Carlyle complains NHL refs giving “White Glove” treatment to Oilers star Connor McDavid…4-penalties called on Ducks players trying to defend Edmonton star.

Ducks..F-Ryan Garbutt signs contract to play with KHL-team-Sochi.

Buffalo..Interviews Penguins Assistant GM-Jason Botterill-2nd time for vacant GM job.

Florida..Interviews ex-Montreal coach Michel Thierrien..Bob Boughner-San Jose assistant

Pittsburgh..Star F-Sidney Crosby remains out…likely 5th concussion..has missed 117-games in 7-years with Pens with head injuries.

Kings..Sign FA-D-Oscar Fantenberg-Sweden-played in KHL last year.
Detroit..Sign FA-G-Matej Machovsky-Pizen-Czech Elite League



PGA-Wells Fargo Classic-Charlotte…1st round on Thursday

NASCAR…Drivers head to Alabama for Talladega 500….Brad Keselowski-Jimmie Johnson lead with 2-wins this year..Kyle Larson-tops in points with 5-top-5 finishes…Joey Logano 5-top-5 also.

Indy Car…Off weekend-headin into next weekend Grand Prix of Indianapolis.
F-1..Off weekend..Spanish Grand Prix next weekend.


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