Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Thursday

Posted by on June 1st, 2023  •  0 Comments  • 


Padres….MLB seized TV rights contract-when Diamond Sports Group missed a 20M rights fee payment on the weekend…MLB will put Padres deal on paid streaming effective on Monday…Fans will be able to access Padres via MLB-TV..Direct TV or other streaming packages.

..Padres lose 60M yearly in revenue with end of Diamond Sports TV deal
..Diamond was losing 20M-per year on Padres TV deal
..Diamond lost over 800M in revenue in last 4-years with Chord Cutting
..Diamond lost 22-M subscribers in last 4-years among its 14-teams
..Padres broadcast team stays intact
..Pre-Post game shows may be streamlined in cost cutting moves
..Mike Pomeranz-Mark Sweeney not on air-possible cost cutting victims
..MLB wants to take broadcasts of all 30-teams in house for streaming
..NY Post reports Yankees-Red Sox-Mets refuse to talk about 30-team streaming package


Padres-L-Marlins (2-1)…Marlins rally for 2-runs in 9th off Josh Hader in gut wrenching loss.
..Nick Fortes RBI single in 9th for win
..Josh Hader gives up 2-hits-2 runs-was wild
..Padres held to just 2-hits by Garrett Cooper
..Padres wasted Blake Snell (6inn-0R-3H) effort
..Gary Sanchez solor HR for SD
..Padres defense turned 3-double plays-snuff out Marlins rallies….
..San Diego (25-30)

San Diego-Miami…Thursday game..Joe Musgrove-vs-Jesus Luzardo

Padres…Assign 16Y-old C-Ethan Salas to Lake Elsinore-Class A-California League
Dodgers-L-Washington (10-6)…Nationals hit 5HRs…Kei Ruiz HR-2RHR….Luis Garcia 3RHR….Mookie Betts 2-solo HRs…Will Smith 2RHR in loss…LA (34-23)

Dodgers…Off day-Thursday…open series with Yankees on Friday
Angels-W-White Sox (10-1)…Shohei Ohtani hits 2-2R-HR…Mike Trout 2RHR….Halos hit 5-HRs….Angels (30-27)

Angels-at-Houston..Thursday game..Reid Detmers (0-4) starts.

Tigers-W-Texas..Jake Marisnick RBI single in debut-Det
Tampa Bay-W-Cubs..Brendan Lowe 2RHR-Rays
Cleveland-W-Orioles..Josh Naylor 2RHR-3R-double Guardians
Atlanta-W-A’s..Ozzie Albers HR-Braves..A’s (12-46)
Pirates-W-Giants..KeBron Hayes 2R-double-Buccos
Milwuakee-Blue Jays..Brewers led 4-1-Press Time-Owen Miller 2R-double
Reds-Red Sox..Scott Steer 2R-HR-Cinn..Reds led 5-1 at Press Time
Mets-W-Phillies..Mark Canha 2RHR-2R double-NY win
Minnesota-Houston..Twins led 5-0 ..Ryan Jeffries 2R-double
Rockies-Arizona..0-0 at Press Time
Yankees-Seattle..0-0 at Press Time
(MLB Notes)

Trevor Bauer…sent to minor leagues by Yokohama Bay Stars after struggling in 3-starts…Bauer is (1-2) 6.96-ERA….(21inn-16R-33H-7HR-25K) in 4-starts.

Tigers..IL-OF-Riley Green-fractured leg
Tigers..IL-P-Eduardo Rodriguez-back issues
Tigers..IL-OF-Matt Vieling-finger injury
Brewers..IL-OF-Jess Winker-back
Giants..Activate P-Luke Jackson from IL
Cubs…Pull P-Justin Steele-from start-forearm tightness.
(Roster Moves)

Mariners..Sign FA-OF-Adam Engel-ex Padres
Giants..DFA-OF-Matt Beaty
Tigers..Callup OF-Reece Olson from AAA
Rockies..Re-sign FA-P-Fernando Abad
Tigers..Sign FA-OF-Jake Marisnick
Phillies..Sign FA-P-Jacob Green
Giants..Option 2B-David Villar
Braves..Callup P-AJ Shawver from AA

Denver-Miami…Game 1-NBA finals in Denver..Nuggets have been off for 10-days since sweeping Lakers…Heat coming off intense 7-game series in Boston
..Nikola Jokic (32P-14R-10A) per game in postseason
..Jamal Murray-Michael Porter compliment Jokic big offense
..Kantavious Caldwell-Pope huge contributor
..Jimmy Butler (25P) in playoffs for Heat
..Caleb Martin coming off big series vs Boston
..Keeping Bam Adebayo out of foul trouble key
..Tyler Herro coming off hand surgery-likely activate on weekend
(NBA Notes)

NY Knicks..Fire GM-Scott Perry-been with team since 2017
NY Knicks..Report interested in talking to Golden State GM-Bob Myers
Detroit..Reopens talks with ex Suns coach Monty Williams on 10M-per year
Portland..F-Jerami Grant rejects (4Y-113M) extension..will be free agent
Toronto..G-Fred Van Vleet rejects (4Y-120M) deal-will go free agent
(College Notes)

Aztecs…Have 2-scholarships left..unable to pay ‘going rate in NIL’-reason team been shutout in transfer portal.

Gonzaga..G-Julian Strawther to stay in NBA draft..(15P) last year
Arizona..Lands Caleb Love (6’4-G) transfer North Carolina
UCLA..C-Adam Bona pulls out of draft…(7P-5R) as freshman
Charlotte Hornets…meet with Alabama F-Brandon Miller
Portland..meets with G-Scootie Henderson-NBA Ignite team

Ron Holland (6’8-F) signs with NBA-Ignite team-high school star-Texas

(Holiday Bowl)….Files 3M-damages lawsuit against UCLA and Pac 12-Conference for payment after UCLA pulled out of 2021 Holiday Bowl at Petco Park just 5-hours before the game because of Covid issues..UCLA had never informed Bowl game of Covid issues….Holiday Bowl has with-held 3.2M payment from last December bowl game owed to Oregon because the conference has not seen fit to settle the UCLA issue out of court….Holiday Bowl says it lost 7.8M by having to cancel 2020 bowl because of Covid and UCLA decision in 2022 drained its coffers.

Chargers..Start 3rd week of OTA’s…Quarterback Justin Hebrert on leave  this week dealing with non health issue….RB-Austin Ekeler yet to report despite solving contract dispute…Has not attended  OTA’s in recent years.

Patriots..Coach Bill Belichick says ‘it is Bill O’Brien’s offense’ meaning major changes coming in New England playbook
(Roster Moves)

Denver..Sign FA-K-Elliot Fry-ex Falcons-Bengals-Chiefs
Rams..Sign FA-WR-Tyler Johnson-ex Tampa Bay
Washington..Release OG-Andrew Nowell
Jets..Release OL-Eric Smith
(College Football)

Aztecs…All 12-games will be televised this fall…Included 3-National Telecasts
..Aztecs-Ohio on FS 1
..Aztecs-UCLA on CBS
..Aztecs-Oregon State on FS 1

Texas..Hire former Wisoncsin coach Paul Chryst as Off Consultanta
Colorado…Reports Buffs are discussing a move back to Big 12-Conference

Toronto..Hire Brad Treliving as GM..ex-Calgary Flames
Rangers…2nd interview with Peter Laviolette-ex Washington coach
Rangers..Will interview John Hynes-just fired Nashville

Rangers-Oilers..TRADE..NY deals F-Jay Grubbe to Oilers
Rangers..Will not offer contract to FA-RW-Vlad Tarasenko
Vancouver..Veteran F-Milan Lucic will leave Calgary-interested in Canucks

Golf….Opening round of Memorial Tourney in Dublin, Ohio….7-of-10 money winners in the field.

NASCAR…Suspend Chase Elliott for 1-race for intentionally spinning Denny Hamlin ito the wall in Charlotte 600

French Open Tennis…Novak Djokovic-Carlos Alcarez win-move to 3rd round…Danil Medvede upset.

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