Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Thursday

Posted by on August 25th, 2022  •  0 Comments  • 


Padres-L-Cleveland (7-0)…Guardians sweep series…Jose Ramirez 2-solo HRs..Orlando Gonzalez HR…Cal Quantrill (7-inn-0R-8 strikeouts)..Blake Sneill gives up 3HRs in 3.1 innings…Pulled after 43-pitch fourth inning…….San Diego (68-58)….(7-12) skid….(26-30) vs teams winning records.

Padres..Off day on Thursday…head to Kansas City. on Friday

Padres…Release 2023-Schedule..New Balanced schedule…will play each team in American League in at least 1-series…Reduce Divisional games from 19-games to 13-games per team.

..Home..Host Red Sox-Angels-Orioles-Rays-Cleveland-Seattle-Kansas City
..Road Yankees-Toronto-Twins-Tigers-Seattle-A’s-White Sox

..Open 6-game homestand March 30th…4-Colorado..2-Arizona…then play 7-on road at Atlanta-at Mets
Dodgers..W-Milwaukee….Led (10-2) at Press Time….Cody Bellinger-Joey Gallo 2R doubles each…LA (86-37)…..LA won 18-of-22 games

Dodgers…Off day on Thursday…open in Miami on Friday

Dodgers…Re sign FA-C-Tony Wolters-ex Rockies
Angels-L-Tampa Bay (4-3) 11innings…Harold Ramirez HR-scored game winner on error….Halos (52-72)

Halos-Rays..Close out 4-game series at Tropicana Field-Thursday

Braves-W–Pirates..Matt Olson grand slam HR..Dansby Swanson 3R-double
Tigers-W-Giants..Matt Manning 6-shutout innings-Detroit
Texas-W-Colorado..Rangers 7R-2nd inning..Nathan Lowe 5RBI..16-R outburst
Marlins-L-A’s..Cole Irvin (7inn-0R-11K)..Oakland
Mariners-L-Nationals…Idle argas 2RHR-Nats..
White Sox-W-Orioles..Gavin Sheets 2R-single-Chi..
Phillies-W-Reds..Rhys Hoskins 3RBIs-Phila.
Red Sox-L-Blue Jays..George Springer RBI double in 10th.
Cardinals-L-Cubs..Zach McKinstry 2RHR-Chi.
Arizona-L-Royals..Bobby Witt 3RHR.-KC.
Astros-W-Twins..Trey Mancini 2RHR-Hou
(MLB Notes)

2023 Schedule…Release..Season opens March 30th…Closes October 1st

Yankees..Activate OF-Giancarlo Stanton from IL-Achilles issues
(Roster Moves)

Texas..P-Garrett Richards opts for free agency
Washington..DFA-P-Ty Clippard
Reds..Sign FA-OF-Stephen Piscotty
Cubs..Call up P-Luke Farrell

Chargers…CB-JC Jackson underwent minor surgery to clean out cyst infection in ankle…Foot in a soft cast…will be out 2-to-4 weeks…Will practice as soon as the wound is healed.

Chargers..WR-Josh Palmer out of concussion protocol-back at practice
Chargers..Trey Pipkens will start at RT-Friday game-at New Orleans
Chargers..QB-Chase Daniel to play first half..Easton Stick-second half
Chargers..LB-Kenneth Murray will not play Friday-has had only 2-practices

Chargers…Owner Dean Spanos has agreed to go to arbitration in lawsuits filed by his sister Dea Spanos Barberian…Family members have filed 3-lawsuits against Chargers lead owner.
(NFL Notes)

NFL…Lawyers say fired Raiders coach Jon Gruden sent critical Emails to Bruce Allen while he was coach of team…in addition to critical Emails while he was at ESPN.

Hall of Fame…Names 12-finalists for the Coach-Contributor Category includes former Chargers coach Don Coryell….Finialists include Mike Holmgren-Mike Shanahan-Dan Robert Kraft-Art Modell-Roone Arledte.

Kansas City..Mourns passing of Len Dawson-legedary AFL QB with the Chiefs-led them to Sjuper Bowl…became Iconic broadcaster and TV analyst…Passed at (87Y)

Ravens..DE-Travis Jones-out 5W-sprained knee
Colts..OC-Ryan Kelly-testspositive Covid
Colts..P-Rigoberto Sanchez-torn Achilles
Chiefs..IR-RB-Derrick Gore-thumb injury
Saints..IR-WR-Kevin White-former #1 pick
Giants..WR-Sterling Shepard returns to practice from PUP
Giants..Rookie WR-Collin Johnson-torn Achilles in practice
(Roster Moves)

Bengals…Holdout S-Jesse Bates signs Franchise Tender (13M)
Saints..Release TE-Chris Herndon
Eagles-Titans..TRADE..Phi deals S-Ugo Amadi to Tennessee for #6
Seattle..LB-Shaquem Griffin retires after 3-years in NFL
(College Football)

Pitt…Names Kedon Slovis-starting QB-ex USC starter
Liberty..Names Charley Brewer starting QB-ex starter Utah-Baylor

Vanessa Bryant…Wins 16M-damages against lawsuit LA County Sheriff’s Department for show photos of Kobe and daughter from helicopter crash…Family in lawsuit awarded 15M also by the jury.

NY Post..Reports Knicks-Jazz trade talks continue for G-Donovan Mitchell…Jazz want G-RJ Barrett-F-Obi Toppin and 5-#1 picks

Cleveland-Utah…Cavs make contact with Jazz discussing a Donovan Mitchell deal.

Oklahoma City…1st round pick C-Chet Holmgren undergoes MRI on foot injury suffered in workouts.

Orlando…Ex-Magic G-Tim Frazier signs to play in Greece.

Brooklyn….Owner Joseph Tsai getting accolades for standing up to Kevin Druant-Kyrie Irving on trade demands…Anonymous GM tells NY Daily News..”enough of this S—…take back control of your franchise:

Ducks…Loan young G-Callie Chang to Rogle-Sweden
Seattle..Sign working agreement with KC Mavericks-ECHL
Ottawa..Sign working agreement with Allen Americans-Texas-ECHL

PGA Tour…Announces massive overhaul of schedule-Tourney Prize Monday
..Designate 12-Elite Tourney…Top money winners must play in events
..Elite Tourney Prize money will be 20M each tournament
..Each Fed X-tourney will carry prize purse 20M
..Players Championship final event-carry prize purse of 75M
..Players must play in 20-tourneys each year
..Add 500,000 bonus money for young players who play in 15-events
..Increase prize money by 500,000 on the Korn Ferry Developmental Tour
..Add 100M-bonuses to top 20-players end of year-Player Impact Program
..Will pay travel stipends to players who miss the cut each week
..PGA approves Tiger Woods-Rory McIlroy 1-on-1 Virtual matches in January 2024…will feature 3-man teams…6-teams in all….will play on Mondays in off season.

Tour Championship-Eastlake-Atlanta…1st round…Winner gets 18M…Field includes ‘Staggered Scoring’
..Scott Scheffler starts at (-10)
..Pat Cantlay (-8)
..Xandeer Schauffele (-6)
Soccer…Newcastle United signs Spanish star Alex Isac-Sociedad-70M-transfer fee…scored 44G in LaLiga.
NASCAR…Team Penske-Signs Joey Logano-contract extension

Rick Hendrick Racing…Driver Kyle Larson promises to show more respect to teammate Chase Elliott-has knocked him out of lead in 2-races this year.

Formula 1..Team McLaren..Buys out driver Daniel Ricciardi-has won only 1-race in 4-years…1-podium this year.

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