Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Thursday

Posted by on August 11th, 2022  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Baseball)…

Padres-W-Giants (13-7)….Padres explode for 6R in 3rd inning…then score 7-runs with 2-out in 6th inning…Brandon Drury 3RHR..Austin Hola 2RHR..in blowout win….Manny Machado added 3-hits vs very weak Giants bullpen……..Friars (63-51) as they head out on 6-game road trip.

Padres…Travel day on Thursday…Padres head to Washington-Miami

Padres..Fernando Tatis goes double-triple-2 walks in rehab outing San Antonio…..Now (2-7) with 4-walks with the Missions.

Padres..GM-AJ Prelleer details the late night trade for Juan Soto…
..It was down to two teams…we weighed the price and where he’d go if we did not do the deal
..Washington said they’d take 5-of-6 players…we said time to get it done
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Dodgers-Twins…..LA trailed (3-2)  at Press Time in 5th  inning…Max Muncy hits 3rd homer of the week….LA won 31-of-36 games…(76-33) for year

Dodgers…Off day-Thursday

Dodgers..Sign FA-3B-Jahmai Jonex-ex Angels-Orioles
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Angels-W-A’s..(5-4)…Luis Rnegifo 3RHR….Rookie Mag Sierra RBI single-RBI double….Halos won 4-of-5…(49-63)

Angels..off day on Thursday
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(Scoreboard)

Mets-W-Reds…Dan Vogelbach 3RBIs…Pete Alonso 3Hits..NY (73-39)

Yankees-L-Seattle..Aaron Judge 45th HR…Carlos Santana 2RHR-for Ms..NY (71-41)…NY lost 7-of-8

Brewers-W-Rays..Rowdy Tellez HR for Milw..

Cubs-W-Washington…Cubs 4R-7th inning in win.

Phillies-W-Marlins..Phils 3R in 8th.

Blue Jays-Orioles…Rained out..

Braves-W-Red Sox…Marel Ozuna 3RHR-Atlanta.

Guardians-W-Tigers..Jose Ramirez RBI single for Cleve..

White Sox..Royals….KC led (4-3) at Press Time

Texas-Houston…Tied 3-3 at PressTime..

Cardinals-Rockies….StL led 6-2 at Press Time

Arizona-Pirates…Buccos led 2-0 at Press Time

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(MLB Notes)

Detroit…Fires VP-GM Al Avila…Tigers have had 1-winning season since 2015…..Detroit (43-68)…season wiped out by injuries to starting rotation.

Endeavour….A baseball ownership group that bough 10-minor league teams last year has sold them..MLB said there were ‘conflict of interests’..with Endeavour running teams while employing player agents in baseball.
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(Roster Moves)

A’s..DFA-SS-Jed Lowrie-hitting (.180)
Toronto..DFA-P-Matt Peacock
Red Sox..Sign FA-P-Jeurys Familia-ex Mets-Phillies
Seattle..Sign FA-P-Anthony Banda-ex Jays

Seattle..Option OF-Kyle Lewis
Washington..Option SS-CJ Abrams to AAA-Rochester
Giants..Option SS-Dixon Machado to AAA

Braves..Callup OF-Vaughn Grissom..hitting (.363-14HR) in AA
Detroit..Callup IF-Kerry Carpenter..hitting (.342-30HR) in AA-AAA
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…(Football)….

Chargers..Coach Brandon Staley-returns to team after son’s surgery for toe infection

Chargers..11-players out of workouts on Wednesday with tissue injuries

Chargers..Release C-Cameron Hunt-just signed this week

Chargers..CB-Michael Davis says poor season last year because of family distractions all season long…What happened at home with girlfriend I took into locker room….Also never felt comfortable in Gus Bradley’s defense
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Rams..Coach Sean McVay signing (5Y) extension-worth nearly 45M
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(NFL Notes)

Roger Goodell…speaking at owners meetings in Minnesota says league wants 1Y-suspension of QB-Deshawn Watson….called his acts ‘egregious sexual assault…Predatory….Multiple acts:….Peter Harvey could rule by Friday…NFL wanted 1Y-suspension starting with preseason games and possibly 8M in fines.

Cleveland..Browns indicated they were planning on Deshaun Watson as starting QB in this weekends first preseason game.

Steelers..WR-Dionate Johnson sued by marketing company for failing to show up at sold out youth football camp…Company had to pay back 46,000-in registration fees.

Seattle…Ex-Seahawks RB-Marshawn Lynch facing 4-DUI charges for wrecking his car in Las Vegas…Drove on flat tires and drove with tire and rim fallig off-damaging boulevard.

Frank Gore…Longtime RB-arrested in Atlantic City-for dragging nude woman down hallway in hotel by the hair…in argument

Jaguars…Say QB-Trevor Lawrence will start this weekend
Carolina..Baker Mayfield and Sam Darnold will both play this weekend
Seattle..Geno Smith will start at quarterback in preseason game
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(Roster Moves)

Miami-Houston…TRADE-Dolphins deal TE-Adam Shaeen to Houston for #6
Denver..Sign FA-RB-Stevie Scott-ex USFL..RB-JaQuan Hardy-ex Denver
Titans..Sign FA-S-Elijah Benton-ex Jets
Colts..Release WR-John Hurst
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(Injuries)

Tampa Bay..WR-Russell Gage-leg injury
Tampa Bay..OC-Rob Hainsey-heat stroke
Houston..RB-Darius Anderson-surgery-dislocated kneecap
Bengals..Activate OT-La’el Collins- back injury
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(College Football)

Wake Forest..QB-Steve Hartman undergoes emergeny surgical procedure-may have heart arrhythmia issue at practice.

Nick Rolovich…Files 25M lawsuit against Washington State for illegally terminating his contract last year for refusing to get vaccinated.
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…(Basketball)…

Brooklyn…Owner Joseph Tsai rejects trade requests from star F-Kevin Durant…’he has a 4-year contract here’

Nets-New Orleans..Report Nets approached by Pelicans about a Durant trade..Names mentioned include Brandon Ingram-Herbert Jones-Jose Alvarado and #1-#1

Lakers..Coach Darvin Ham says the LA offense will run thru F-Anthony Davis

Lakers…Lawsuit by Vanessa Bryant against LA County Sheriffs Department begins over deputies taking illegal pictures of Kobe Bryant crash sight and then showing them to other deputies.

Washington..Sign FA-F-Makur Maker-played in Australia last year
Detroit..Lose G-Justin Robison-signs in Australia
Memphis..Sign FA-G-Dakota Mathias-ex 76ers
Orlando..Sign FA-F-Semisola Shittu-played in Israel
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…(Hockey)…

Toronto…Legendary Maple Leafs star Borje Selming announces he has ALS-Lou Gehrig Disease at (71Y).

Carolina..Confirm F-Max Pacioretty ruptured Achilles Tendon in workouts this week…had surgery…will be out 6-months.

Florida..Sign FA-G-Andrew Hammond-ex Ottawa

Arizona..Lose F-Johann Larsson-signs with Brynus-Sweden

Florida..Panthers hire Sylvain Lefebvre-assistant coach..coached with SD Gulls
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…(General)….

LIV…Saudi Super League reportedly to sign British Open champ Cam Smith…will get 100M bonus…and will join LIV in September

LIV..Judge in San Jose rejects ‘restraining order’ suit filed by LIV to allow players to return to PGA Tour for Fed Ex playoffs.

PGA…1st round St Jude Classic-Memphis..first tourney in Fed X-playoffs…Rory McIlroy leads the field
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(Schedule)…2 Preseason games on Thursday:

Patriots-Giants..NY led by new coach Brian Daboll
Baltimore-Tennessee…Ravens return 3RBs who missed last year

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