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Phillies-L-Houston (5-0)…..Series tied (2-2)..Astros no-hit Phillies-Christian Javier and relievers 3-Astros relief pitchers combine to choke off Phillies lineup…Houston pitchers retired 20-batters in a row……….Game 4-Fall Classic..
..Christian Javier threw 6-no hit innings-9-strikeouts for Astros
..3-relievers threw 3-no hit innings
..Astros pounded Aaron Nola for 7-hits-knocking him out in 5th inning
..Astros scored 5-runs in 5th inning
..Alex Bregman 2R-double..Yuli Gurriel RBI single
..Houston rebounds from 7-0 shelling on Tuesday to tie series
..2nd no hitter in World Series history-covering 118-years baseball…1956-Don Larson-Yankees no hit Dodgers
Phillies…(11-3) in Post season…Phillies 17-home runs in first 6-home games.
Astros-Phillies…Game 5-Thursday….Justin Verlander-vs-Noah Syndegaard
Padres…OF-Trent Grisham-wins 2nd Gold Glove of career
White Sox..Hire Charley Montoya-Bench Coach-ex Blue Jays manager
MLB…Attempting to work out a solution to the MASN-TV dispute involving the Orioles-Nationals….Baltimore gets 77%-of revenue from MASN-which also airs Nationals games….Dispute is a ‘Carry Over Clause’ that maintains Orioles split of revenue with Nationals even if team is sold….Lerner Family negotiations to sell team to Ted Leonsis-who owns ‘Monument Sports’ which wants rights to televise Nats game on its regional network.
Yankees…Report putting 3B-Josh Donaldson and OF-Aaron Hicks on trade block-hoping to clear combined 32M-salaries to transfer money into a possible 40M per year offer to retain Aaron Judge.
Tigers..2B-Jon Schoop-opts in contract to return next yar
Tigers..P-Andrew Chafin opts out for free agency
Mets…Prepared to lose FA-OF-Brandon Nimmo-Michael Conforto to free agency-both repped by agent Scott Boras
Thursday Night Football…Philadelphia Eagles (7-0)-vs-Houston Texans.
Chargers….WR-Keenan Allen misses practices after bye weeks-says he is having scar tissue issues with hamstring….Has played just one half of a game in last 7-weeks.
Chargers…Coach Brandon Staley-coming off bye week:
..Keenan Allen did not have a setback..does not have explosiveness yet
..Mike Williams will be out 4-weeks
..DE-Joey Bosa is back in the building but likely 4-weeks away-groin
..TE-Donald Parham..WR-Josh Palmer out of concussion protocol-practiced
..K-Dustin Hopkins still out of practice..quad issue
..Trade deadline-we made alot of aggressive moves in off season
..We have guys coming back-do not have to replace them
..Spending draft capital-financing-reason we did not make moves
..We have all our assets for next year-important to keep them
..On-bosarding new players on your team midseason-challenging
,,/we know how good we could be when we get healthy
..Our offense has been inconsistent-it’s injury related
..NFL is challenging season-you need to be mentally sharp-bye week helps
Washington…Report that Owner Daniel Snyder has hired Bank of America to begin efforts to sell the franchise….Report Snyder is considering selling because he is unable to negotiate a new Stadium deal with District of Columbia, Maryland or Virginia won’t do business with him….Snyder facing more scrutiny in midst of NFL review of team’s toxic workplace culture.
Raiders…GM-Dave Zeigler-Vote of Confidence to QB-Derek Carr….who is (59-75) career won-loss record
Houston..Report WR-Brandin Cooks willing to take pay cut to facilitate Texans buyout so he can become a free agent….Houston unable to trade Cooks to Rams-Cowboys-who did not want 18M-guaranteed contract due next year
Rams…Unable to trade uhappy RB-Cam Akers-meeting with his agent to bring him back to the team…has been exiled for 3W from club.
Washington DC…District police arrest 17-year old for firing two shots that wounded Commanders RB-Brian Robinson in late August in armed robbery attempt
Arizona..Release K-Rod Blankenship
Arizona..Sign FA-DT-TrystenHill-ex Cowboys
Arizona..Sign FA-LB-Kamu Hill-ex Houston
Dallas..Release DT-Trysten Hill
Saints..Release QB-Josh Luton
Settle..Release CB-Sidney Jones
Seattle..Sign FA-WR-Laquon Treadwell-ex Jaguars-Saints
Seattle..Release WR-JJ Arcega-Whiteside
Saints..Sign FA-QB-Brett Hundley-ex Packers-Arizona
Atlanta..Activate RB-Cordarrelle Patterson from IR-knee issue
Ravens..Activate DE-David Ojabo from IR-had Achilles injury
Eagles..IR-DT-Jordan Davis-#1 pick-ankle issue
Colts..RB-Jon Taylor-reinjures ankle in practice
Titans..Activate CB-Elijah Molden from IR
Lakers-New Orleans….LA wipes out 9-point deficit with 25-7 spurt in 2nd quarter to open up 12-point lead…Russell Westbrook 7-assists off the bench….Lakers led (56-44) at halftime at Press Time…
Clippers-W-Houston (119-101)…Paul George (25P)…Clippers led most of way in beating (1-8) Rockets team…
Lakers…Report Lakers trade for Anthony Davis will haunt them for years…Lakers dealt Brandon Ingram-Josh Hart plus #1 pick in 2022….right to flip #1s in 2023…and #1 in 2024
Brooklyn…Criticism that Nets would consider hiring fired Celtics coach Ime Udoka-ousted for sexual misconduct with female employees
Brooklyn…NBA-Nets ownership discussing possible discipline for G-Kyrie Irving for anti-semetic tweets on social media
Reggie Miller…Rips NBA players for not taking a public stance on social media for what Kyrie Irving did.
Brooklyn…F-Kevin Durant says firing of coach Steve Nash…’This is normal in NBA….S— happens’
Golden State..Coach Steve Kerr calls Steve Nash a ‘brilliant thinker’…will do well in next NBA job ….’will thrive in a stable environment’
Jamaal Russell….ex-Aztecs star released by Shanghai Sharks after 5-years in China.
Aztecs-W-San Diego Christian…Blowout win by 50-points in exhibition game against NAIA team….Aztecs open season next weekend against Cal State-Fullerton.
Kansas…Suspends Coach Bill Self and his lead assistant for first 4-games of season for interaction with the Adidas Slush Fund scandal.
Ducks-at-Vancouver…Thursday game…Ducks (3-6-1)
Gulls-Bakersfield…Wednesday AHL game…(0-0) in 3rd period of road game…Gulls G-Lukas Dostal had 34-saves in 2-periods against Condors.
Boston..Callup G-Keith Kinkaid from AHL
Chicago…Scrambling…top 3-goalies out with injuries
LIV….COO says Sauid Super League expects to sign more PGA players in off season….Will release expanded schedule within the month…May have to buy TV time to get on USA-Networks.