Padres-Giants….Tied (2-2) in 10th at Press Time…Garrett Cooper HR-SD..Thairo Estrada HR-SF….Pitchers duel between Sean Manaea-Matt Waldron…Friars (78-80)…Have won 10-of-12 games
Padres…Off day Thursday..play White Sox on Friday-final series of season
Padres..P-Blake Snell…has (1.20-ERA) in last 23-starts…2nd best stretch of game since Bob Gibson-Cardinals (0.65-ERA) in 23-games in 1968
Dodgers-W-Rockies…LA led (8-2)…Freddie Freeman 3RHR….James Outman HR…LA (98-60)..won 10-of-13)…on (39-15) streak
Angels-Texas…Rangers led (2-0) at Press Time….Odalis Garcia HR-RBI double….Heading into game…Halos (71-87)….are (15-36)
Angels..off day Thursday…open weekend series with A’s on Friday
Arizona-W-White Sox..Tom Pham RBI single-DBacks..
Marlins-L–Mets..1st game…Peter Alonso HR-Francisco Lindor 2RHR
Marlins-W-Mets..2nd game..Jon Berti HR-Miami..Lindor 2-HRs in game
Reds-L-Cleveland..Terry Francona final home game-as manager..
Tampa Bay-W-Boston.Tyler Glasnow 5-shutout innings.
Tigers-W-Royals..Miggy Cabrera 511th HR career
Phillies-W-Pirates..Bryce Harper HR-Phillies hit 3HRs
Yankees-W-Toronto..Aaron Judge 2-HRs-NY win
Braves-W-Cubs…Ozzie Albies 3RBIs..Atlanta (102-56)
Twins-W-A’s..A’s (48-110) on year
Brewers-W-Cardinals..Ty Taylor 2-doubles-Milw..
Astros-Seattle…Astros led 4-3 on Mauricio Dubon 3RHR at Press Time
AL-East..Orioles…2-and-half lead over Tampa
AL-West..Texas..2-and-half lead over Houston
AL Wildcard..Blue Jays lead One-and-half ahead Houston..2-up Seattle
NL Wildcard..Arizona one game lead overCubs..1-and-half-over Miami…2-and-half Reds.
Texas..SS-Corey Seager-forearm injury
YUankees..Say DH-Aaron Judge will not need toe surgery
Cleveland…Manager Terry Francona to be honored this weekend…likely to retire end of the season…23-years as manager (1,948-1,610)…Managed Phillies-Red Sox-Indians-Guardians…Won 2-World Series
(Thursday Night Schedule)
..Green Bay-Detroit…Lions fierce defense vs young QB-Jordan Love.
Colin Kaepernick…writes letter to NY Jets expressing interest in joining team’s taxi squad to help out with QB-problems…Jets yet to respond
NFL..investigating report Patriots QB-Mac Jones punched Jets CB-Sauce Gardner in the groin after a tackle
Washington..Ron Rivera-vote confidence Sam Howell..took 9-sacks-threw 4-picks last weekend.
Patriots..Coach Bill Belichick…asked to rate Cowboys LB-Micah Parsons heading into Sunday game…”he’s not Lawrence Taylor’.
Chargers…9-starters either did not practice or were limited in practice
..RB-Austin Ekeler-limited practice with ankle
..DE-Joey Bosa-Did not practice-toe injury
..LB-Kenneth Murray-Did not practice-groin
Raiders..QB-Jim Garoppolo-still in concussion protocol
Carolina..QB-Bryce Young returns to practice after ankle issue
Colts..QB-Anthony Richardson-cleared from concussion protocol
Rams..OT-Alaric Jackson-thight injury..OG-Joe Noteboom-knee issue
Jaguars..LB-Devin Lloyd-out 2-weeks-thumb issue
Browns..RB-Kareem Hunt-out of practice-groin issue
Ravens..Sign FA-LB-Kyle Van Noy-ex Chargers-Broncos
Dallas..Sign FA-OT-Billy Price-ex Bengals
Raiders..Sign FA-LB-Malik Reed-ex Steelers
Michigan State…Terminates (79M) contract owed to coach Mel Tucker…Fires him ‘For Cause’ after investigation into Sexual Misconduct with a Rape Counselor….MSU says it has a ‘body of evidence’ against Tucker..rejects his ‘litany of excuses’ in the case.
College Football Playoff Committee….Meets in Chicago…Discussing changes in structure of 12-team playoffs beginning next year…Would not guarantee the Pac 2-would be included in guaranteed slots…Might give guarantees to winners of the 4-remaining Power 4-Conferences…and take winners of 2-Group of 5-Conferences plus 6-at large choices…No decision yet on what the 2024-or-2025 playoff would look like
San Diego State…S-Dallas Branch leaves team to transfer
Texas AM..QB-Connor Weigman-season ending broken foot
Portland-Milwaukee-Phoenix…pull off blockbuster 9-player trade
Bucks..Land G-Damian Lillard (32P)
Blazers..Pick up C-DeAndre Ayton (18P-10R)..G-Jrue Holiday (19_7A)..G-Tou Camara..and #1 pick
Suns..Land C-Jusuf Nurkic (13P-9R)..G-Grayson Allen (10P)..G-Nassir Little..F-Keon Johnson
Warriors..Sign FA-G-Rudy Gay-ex Utah Jazz (15P-5R) career mark
Oklahoma City Council…scheduled public vote on city funding for 900M for new arena for Thunder…City would extend a 1%-sales tax for 6-more years.
Aztecs..Open preseason workouts at Jam Center….have to replace 5-key veterans on NCAA final four team..Do bring back C-Jaedon Ledee and G-Lamont Butler.
..Ducks-W-San Jose (4-2)…D-Olen Zellweger Goal-Assist..Sam Carrick Goal-2 Assists-Tuesday game
..Ducks-Sharks…Led (3-1) 3rd period-PressTime..Chase DeLeo-Pavel Mintyukov goals for Ducks…Wednesday
..Kings-Las Vegas..Kings trailed 2-0 at Press Time..Jon Marchessault goal for Vegas….Wednesday game
Calgary…Mounes the likely passing of Asst GM-Chris Snow…suffered massive heart attack and brain damage…Snow had been fighting ALS.
Washington..Lose D-Joel Edmundson for 8W-fractured hand
Ryder Cup….1st round action tees off on hilly Marco Simone Course in Italy….USA trying to end a 30-year drought in Ryder Cup play on European Soil
..USA led by Scott Scheffler-Xandeer Schaefele-Brooks Koepka
..Europe stars include Rory McIlroy-Jon Rahm-Vic Hovlund