Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Thursday

Posted by on July 20th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

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Padres-L-Rockies (18-4)….Nolan Arenado (5-6) 3HRs-7RBIs in lopsided win…Charley Blackmon adds 2R-HR…Trevor Story RBI triple….Gerrardo Parra 4-singles…Rockies bomb Clayton Richard (3inn-11R-14H)…then hit 3-more homers off reliever Kevin ……..(Baseball)….

Padres-L- Rockies (18-4)…Nolan Arenado 5-hits in row..hit 3-homers in a row…Charley Blackmon 2R-HR…Trevor Story 2R-triple…Clayton Richard (3inn-11R-14H)…reliever Kevin Quackenbush gave up 3-more home runs…..Rockies sweep series after having come in having lost 16-of-20 games….Colorado scored 36-runs in 27-innings….Padres fall to (40-54) on season.

Padres-Giants…Open 4-game series in San Francisco…Jhoulys Chacin (8-7)-vs-Madison Bumgarner (0-3)….Chacin has (1.94-ERA) at Petco Park…but (7.95-ERA) in road games.

Padres..P-Jarred Cosart undergoes elbow surgery-out for rest of year.

Padres-Mariners..Trade talks involving P-Trevor Cahill or Jhoulys Chacin.

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Dodgers-W-White Sox (9-1)..Corey Seager 2R-HR..Keke Hernandez 2-solo homers…LA wins 11th in a row…now (31-4) in last 35-games…and (66-29) on season….

Dodgers-Atlanta..Open weekend series…Brandon McCarthy (6-3)-vs-Mike Foltynewicz (7-5).

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Angels-W-Washington (7-2)..Mike Trout-CJ Cron 2R-HRs…

Halos..Bye on Thursday

Angels..DL-OF-Cam Maybin-out (2-4W) with sprained knee.
Angels..P-Tyler Skaggs sent out on rehab assignment-3rd time this year.

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(Scoreboard)

Astros-L-Seattle..Mat Gamel 2R-HR..Houston (63-32) record.

Arizona-L-Reds..Adam Duvall 11th inning RBI single

Red Sox-W-Blue Jays..Devin Marrero 2R-single

Yankees-L-Twins..Miguel Sano 3R-HR..P-Jose Berrios now (9-3)..NY lost 10-of-15

Orioles-W-Rangers..Jon Schoop RBI single..RBI-double

Pirates-W-Brewers..Gerritt Cole (7inn-1R)

Cardinals-L-Mets..Mets score 7R-in-2 innings off Mike Leake

Phillies-W-Miami..Mikhail Franco 3RB

Cubs-W-Braves..Javy Baez 3R-HR..Tom LaStella HR.

Tigers-L-Royals..Brandon Moss HR-RBI doble

A’s-W-Tampa Bay..Raji Davis RBI-double..Yonder Alonso RBI-single

Indians-L-Giants..Buster Posey 2R-double in 8th

(Injuries)

Cubs..3B-Kris Bryant-sprained pinkie.
Astros..Surgery SS-Carlos Correa-out 8W-thumb ligaments

Tigers..send P-Daniel Norris out on rehab
A’s..Rehab outings for P-Ken Graveman..P-Jharel Cotton

Cubs..Activate P-John Lackey from DL.
Milwaukee..Activate P-Junior Guerra
Twins..Activate P-Craig Breslow
Phillies..Activate 2B-Carlos Hernandez

(Roster Moves)

White Sox..callup OF-Yoan Moncada
Cubs..Option P-Eddie Butler
Washington..Option P-Trevor Gott
Mariners..Option OF-Boog Powell
Pirates..Option 1B-Phil Gosselin
Indians..Option OF-Tyler Naquin

Yankees..Callup P-Luis Cessa
Mets..Callup P-Hansel Robles
Miami..Callup P-Adam Conley
Red Sox..Callup P-Brian Johnson

Yankees..DFA-2B-Rob Refsnyder…1B-Ji Man Choi

Minnesota..P-Bartolo Colon consider retirement..(8.19-ERA)

Yankees..Move Chase Headley to 1B…Todd Frazier goes to 3B.

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………….(Football)……………….

Chargers…Report 1st round draft pick WR-Mike Williams-Clemson had 2nd epidural shot for herniated disc in back-has not worked-now facing surgery..Report Williams injured back at the Combine in Indianapolis-aggravated it in lst workout with Chargers.

Chargers..Owner Dean Spanos-interview Orange County Register.
..LA is an incredible opportunity
..Not looking behind in San Diego
..Not dwelling on what might have been there
..Don’t have second thought about decision to move
..I’m about winning-excitement-star power

Charges..Melvin Gordon talking about new coach Anthony Lynn
..Different energy level
..Instense in pracitces-meetings
..Demands communications and accountability
..No nonsense tone
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Carolina..Name Marty Hurney as interim GM…was past GM of Panthers..replaces fired Dave Gettleman.

Bears..Sign QB-Mitch Trubisky-1st round pick (4Y-28M) deal

Washington..QB-Kirk Cousins rejected 6Y-extension-Redskins offered only 2-guaranteed years.

Steelers..RB-Le’Veon Bell rejected (3Y-42M) extension-not all guaranteed.

Saints..QB-Drew Brees will play final year of contract (1Y-24M)

Detroit..Lions legendary WR-Calvin Johnson meets with team-may ask to be taken off reserve-retired list..so he can become FA and sign with another club.

Jaguars..LB-Dante Fowler-arrested for assault of man in parking lot…2nd arrest in 16-months..also has 10-outstanding traffic tickets in 20-month span.

Lions..DE-Armonty Bryant-suspended 4G-drug violation.

Buffalo..Autopsy shows ex-Bills TE-James Hardy committed suicide by drowning..had mental illness problems after he left NFL after just 2-seasons…was 2nd round pick.

Jaguars..Workout TE-Gary Barnidge-caught (134R) last 2-years-Browns.

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……………..(Basketball)…………

Memphis…Sign FA-G-Mario Chalmers-ex Miami Heat.

Doug Overton..former NBA player-now coach at Lincoln University-Pennsylvania-pleads guilty to exposing himself in a park.

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………..(Hockey)……………

Carolina Hurricanes…Survey shows NHL team has lost 32-percent of his fans attendance in a 10-year span….Franchise up for sale..but will not move.

American Hockey League says it will allow players on AHL contracts to leave teams in February to play in Olympics…NHL has not yet decided if it will allow its AHL players on NHL deals to go also

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…………(General)…………..

British Open…1st round underway but summer stormy weather will be part of 4-days of tourney….Ricky Fowler-Jordan Spieth hottest golfers heading into Royal Birkdale…..Rafa Bello coming off Scottish Open Win….Brooks Koepka-US Open winner-has not played since that tourney……Brandt Snedecker pulls out with rib injury.

Soccer….USA-W-El Salvador (2-0)…US survives sloppy defensive start-played poorly for 20-minutes..G-Tim Howard makes save on breakaway early…US scores in 40th and 46th minute to blow game open..Omar Gonzalez scores on header infant of net to get US lead…US-Costa Rica in the semi finals of Gold Cup knockout round..

Soccer..Chelsea..gives 2Y-contract extension to Coach-Antoni Conte.

Delmar…Opens to more than 34,000-fans…Lowest turnout since opening day 2000….Arrowgate will run in lst race on Saturday..then run in Pacific Classic and the Breeders Cup in late fall. .

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