Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Thursday
Padres-W-Phillies (8-5)..Friars rally from (4-0) deficit to score 8-runs in a row..Bullpen gives them 4-strong innings…Tied series (1-1).
..Blake Snell survived 37-pitch 2nd inning when his defense faltered
..Phillies jumped to 4-0 lead-4 bloop hits-lost flyball in the sun by Juan Soto
..Friars climbed back with HRs Brandon Drury-Josh Bell
..SD exploded for 5R in 5th inning..Soto RBI double..Drury 2R-single
..Manny Machado hit solo HR
Padres…Travel day on Thursday..Play Friday-Saturday-Sunday
Padres-at-Philadelphia….Matchup Joe Musgrove-vs-Ranger Suarez
Yankees-L-Houston (4-2)…Yuliel Gurriel-Chas McCormick-Jeremy Pena hit solo HRs to break game open for P-Justin Verlander (6inn-1R-11K) outing……Astros lead series (1-0)
Astros-New York..Game 2-on Thursday…
Dodgers…Team President Andrew Friedman-‘End of Season Press Conference’
..Most Disappointing Elimination in 8-years in LA
..This was Organization Failure
..100% support Manager Dave Roberts
..We don’t need a different voice
..Criticism of Dave Robets is not fair
..Need to determine was it a baseball failure or leadership failure
..We stopped hitting..(.147)-Runners in Scoring Position.
..32-Left on Base in 5-games vs Padres
..May make (19.6M) qualifying offer to Kershaw
..No decision on (18M) arbitration offer to Cody Bellinger
..No decision on option due on 3B-Justin Turner
Angels…Fire 2-hitting coaches-Jeremy Reed-John Mallee…Manager Phil evin will choose own coaches for 2023….Halos were #1-strikeouts…22nd in hitting..23rd in OPS..25th in runs scored
Yankees…Add P-Frankie Montas
Yankees..IL-OF-Aaron Hicks-knee injury
Yankees..Do not add 2B-DJ LeMaheieu or OF-Andrew Benetendi to roster
Mets…Rookie C-Francisco Alvarez-ankle surgery.
(Thursday Night Football)
New Orleans-vs-Arizona…Saints battered by injuries to RB-Alvin Kamara..WR-Michael Thomas-Jarvis Landry..Lost 2-Offensive tackles….Arizona struggling to find offense to compliment QB-Kyler Murray.
NFL…Roger Goodell says QB-Deshaun Watson has complied with all requirements for evaluation and counseling following 11-game suspension.
NFL…Colts owner Jim Irsay continues talking about Washington owner Daniel Snyder…asking ‘Has there been accountability’
Tampa Bay..coach Todd Bowles challenges team…’Where’s toughness’
Miami…QB-Tau Tagovailia returns to practice…told media ‘No memory of hit that caused his concussion’
Browns…Players Only meeting….’Need everyone 100%) in on how we play defense..Browns #30 defense..#30 Points Allowed…#23-Yards Allowed.
Chargers..coach Brandon Staley says ‘team will have patience-teaching CB-JC Jackson new defenses’…Has given up 14-receptions-3 TDs-2 penalties in 4-games this year…Will return to starting lineup vs Seattle after getting benched
Chargers..CB-JC Jackson-says his confidence is shaken…has to learn to play a very different defense.
Sports Illustrated…Veteran reporter Jim Trotter…’Chargers don’t belong in LA…Have no home field advantage….Opposing fans buying tickets…Feel sorry for players-play 17-road games a year’
Charley Trippi-legendary Chicago Cardinals running back-led them to their only NFL title in 1947, passes away at age 100….Was legendary players at University of Georgia, then scored 53-TDs in NFL running, receiving, passing and returning kicks..Played in the ‘Million Dollar’ backfield with Paul Christmas-Elmer Angsmen for Cardinals..
Carolina-Buffalo…Trade Talks…Panthers offer RB-Christian McCaffrey for #1 pick
Bears..Put DE-Robert Quinn on trade block
Patriots..Release K-Tristan Vizcaino
Chargers..WR-Keenan Allen says might be best not to play this week with Seattle..limited in practice with hamstring issues…could take this weekend off and then get bye weekend to completely heal.
Chargers..WR-Josh Palmer-did not practice-concussion symptom
Chargers..TE-Don Parham remains in concussion protocol
Saints..OT-Andrus Peat-Pectoral injury
Bengals..LB-Logan Wilson reinjures shoulder-out 2-to-4 weeks
Arizona..IR-OG-Justin Pugh-gone for year-knee surgery
Patriots..IR-Special Teams star Cody Davis-knee
Packers..Activate WR-Sammy Watkins from IR list
Carolina..Activate QB-Sam Darnold from IR.
Browns..OG-Wyatt Teller-calf injury
Aztecs…Picked to win Mountain West Conference baskegball race…SDSU received 15-of-19 first place votes…Wyoming picked up other 4-votes
LA Clippers-LA Lakers….Thursday night opener for Clippers…return of Kawhi Leonard-joining Paul George…Debut of G-John Wall for Clippers…
Lakers…Will keep G-Russell Westbrook in statrting lineup….Lakers shot (10-for-40) from 3-point range in opening blowout loss at Golden State…trailed by 27-points at one point
Lakers..C-Thomas Bryant-surgery-torn ligament-thumb-out 3W
Nets-L-New Orleans (130-106)..Pelicans got 28P-Brandon Ingram…25P-Zion Williamson..15P-Jonas Valanciunis…Nets-Kevin Durant (32P) in loss…Kyrie Irving (6-19) shooting…Ben Simmons scored only 2-baskets in loss
Knicks-L-Memphis..(115-112)..Ja Morant (34P)..Grizzlies hold off 20-ooint Knicks comeback
Mavericks-Suns…Dallas built 20-point first half lead…Led 54-34) late in 2nd quarter at Press Time.
Toronto..Pick up option on contract G-Malachi Flynn-recovering fractured cheekbone
Detroit..C-Nerlens Noel-out with foot strain
Chicago..G-Zach LaVine-out of lineup-knee irritation
Charlotte…G-Jarvis Bouknight-former #1 pick…Arrested DUI charge and weapons charge….Found passed out in parking lot entrance…car in gear…engine running…loaded weapon in his lap in car….Refused to respond to police for over an hour….Tried to drive away-hit 2-police cars….Then got out of vehicle and confronted police..Facing possibly 6-different citations.
Colorado…F-Gabriel Landeskog-knee surgery…will be out 12W..had 41-goals last year
Montreal..D-Chris Wideman-fractured nose
Florida..D-Aaron Ekblad-on Long Term IR-groin injury
Leafs..Sign FA-D-Danny DeKeyser-ex Red Wings
Calgary…Flames and City Council reopen negotiation to try and build new Arena as part of an Entertainment District.
English Premier League-Wednesday games:
..Manchester United-W-Hot Spur..(2-1)…Fred scored for Man U
..Liverpool-W-West Ham…Darwin Nunez game winner
..Newcastle-W-Everton..Miguel Almiron scores for United win
..Southampton-W-Bournemouth…Southies score at 9′
..Leicester City-Leeds-Thursday game