Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Thursday

Posted by on July 27th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

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Padres-W-Mets (6-3)..Manny Margot 2R-HR and triple..Wl Myers RBI-double…Luis Torrens bases loaded triple…Hunter Renfroe-Alan Cordoba-Javari Blash made diving catches of fly balls..Padres now (44-57).

San Diego-New York…Thursday get-away game…Luis Perdomo (4-5)-vs-Chris Flexen.

Padres..Yanger Solarte likely to go out on rehab assignment to test oblique this weekend.

Padres..Owner Ron Fowler says he expects club to retain P-Brad Hand..’we value him more than other clubs value him with their trade offers’….Lauds Manager Andy Green ‘creating winning culture in clubhouse’.

Padres..Promote 18Y-old rookie P-Adrian Morejon from Tri Cities-Rookie League to A-Ft Wayne..was (2-2) with 3.57-ERA…(35K-3W-35 innings)
Joins Cuban rookies Jorge Ona and Michel Baez and Ron Bolognas on Ft-Wayne roster.
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Dodgers-W-Twins (6-5)..Justin Turner 9th inning RBI single caps 9th inning rally…Yasiel Puig-Joc Pederson HRs earlier..LA come from behind 3rd nite in a row…Dodgers now (71-31)…won 16-of-18.

Dodgers..Day off on Thursday.

Dodgers..Clayton Kershaw has Grade 1-strain of the back-mild injury-not damage to the herniated disc he has

Dodgers..Say 1B-Adrian Gonzalez may go on rehab next week to test herniated disc in back.

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Angels-L-Indians (10-4)…Brad Zimmer HR-RBI double…Rick Nolasco falls to (4-11)…Halos now (49-53)

Halos-Tribe..Thursday matchup..JC Ramirez (9-8)-vs-Trevor Bauer (8-8).

Angels..Callup 3B-Kaleb Cowart from Salt Lake City.

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(Scoreboard)

Yankees-W-Reds..Didi Gregorious 23R-HR..Todd Frazier HR..Yankees won 6-of-8.

Tampa-W-Orioles..Evan Longoria 2R-HR..Steve Souza HR.

Red Sox-W-Seattle..Chris Sale 11-strikeout outing….Sandy Leon 2R-HR

Arizona-W-Atlanta..JD Martinez 2-2R-HRs..Ketel Marte inside the park homer

Pirates-L-Giants..Brad Belt RBI double

Washington-W-Milwaukee..Ryan Zimmerman 2R-double..Nats now (60-39)

Houston-L-Phillies..Cam Rupp hits 2-2R-HRs in (9-0) win

Jays-W-A’s..Justin Smoak 2R-HR in 9th

Royals-W-Tigers..KC wins 8th in row with (16-2) blasting……Eric Hosmer 5H-6RBI

Cubs-W-White Sox..Anthony Rizzo 3R-double..Cubs won 10-of-12

Miami-Texas..Miami scores 22-runs on 22-hits..Marcel Ozuna-Darren Dietrich combine for 10RBI….Yu Darvish (3inn-10R)

Rockies-L-Cardinals..Matt Carpenter 2R-double

(Roster Moves)

Giants-Red Sox…Trade-Boston gets 3B-Eduardo Nunez (.309) for 2-minor league pitchers.

White Sox-Milwaukee..Trade..Chicago deals reliever Anthony Swarzak (2.23-ERA) for OF-Ryan Cordell (.294-AAA)

Rockies-Tigers..Open trade talks for reliever P-Justin Wilson

Rockies-Texas..Discuss possible deal for Rangers C-Jonathon Lucroy

Royals-Toronto..Open talks for Blue Jays P-Francisco Lirano.

Texas..P-Yu Darvish has 10-teams on no trade list-including Cubs-Red Sox.

Mariners..Sign FA-2B-Danny Espinosa-ex Angels.

Cubs..DFA-P-Brett Anderson-out most of year with back issues

Twins..Option P-Kyle Gibson to AAA.

Atlanta..Option P-Matt Wisler to AAA

Tigers..Detroit Free Press reporting Tigers putting P-Justin Verlander..Jordan Zimmerman..Anubal Sanchez..Justin Wilson..OF-Justin Upton ..3B-Ian Kinsler…C-Al Avila on the trade block in housecleaning.

(Injuries)

Washington..P-Stephen Strasburg-undergoes ultrasound for elbow impingement.

Tampa Bay..DL-P-Jake Odorizzi-back ailment
Cardinals..DL-P-Adam Wainwright-hamstring
Phillies..DL-OF-Daniel Nava-hamstring
Reds..Surgery 2B-Dilson Herrera-bone spur shoulder-gone for year

Miami..Send P-Brad Zeigler out on rehab assignment
Mets..OF-Brandon Nimmo out on rehab

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………….(Football)……………..

(Camp News)

Chargers-Bills…Trade…Bolts acquire 2nd year QB-Cardale Jones for a 7th round pick…will compete for 3rd string job..

Chargers..QB-Robert Griffin III-workout was strong…moved pocket, strong arm, passed physical…..club officials meeting Wednesday to decide if they want to offer him a contract to come to camp.

Browns..Cody Kessler opens workouts as first team QB.
Denver..QB-Trevor Siemian to take snaps with 1st unit on Thursday.

Jets..Sign FA-WR-Lucky Whitehead-released by Cowboys
Eagles..Release former 1st round pick LB-Marcus Smith..OGFAlan Barbre a starter last year.

Rams..Open camp with new WRs Robert Woods-Cooper Kupp….OL-Andrew Whitwork-John Sullvan..RB-Lance Dunbar…DE-Connor Barwin and new defensive coordinator Wade Philips.

Patriots..Announce joint workouts with 3-different teams..Houston…Lions..Jaguars

Cowboys..CB-Jourdan Lewis cleared of charges of domestic abuse

(Injuries)

Miami..LB-Koa Misi contemplating retirement from neck injury
Miami..OC-Mike Pouncey-cleared full practice-coming off hip surgery
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Cleveland..OT-Joe Thomas expressing concern about memory loss after 10-years of starting.
Cleveland..DE-Myles Garrett-cleared full practices-sprained foot in OTAs.

Carolina..QB-Cam Newton cleared full practice coming off rotator cuff surgery

Steelers..WR-Sammie Coates undergoes knee scope-out 3-weeks.

Seahawks..S-Earl Thomas-cleared full practice-coming back broken leg.

Atlanta..NT-Dontari Poe comes to camp (331)..down from 350-in Kansas City.

Saints..put ex Chargers C-Chris Watt on reserve retired list with injury problems.

Vikings..Put QB-Ted Bridgewater on PUP to start camp-recovering from knee injury

(NFL)

Atlanta..Problems at new stadium…Roof will remain closed all season because of mechanized problems.

Atlanta..WR-Julio Jones hires divers to look for 150,000-ear ring lost in lake at resort.

(College)

Mountain West Conference…Aztecs get all 28-votes to win the Western Division title despite losing 12-starters in off season…Boise State gets 21-votes to win Mountain division.

Mountain West Preseason Picks…Rashaad Penny heads list of 7-Aztecs chosen lst team….Josh Allen-Wyoming chosen 1st team QB by writers over Boise State QB-Brett Rypien.

Virginia Tech…90,000-signatures on petition criticizing school for plans to induct QB-Michael Vick into Hall of Fame…he served 19-months in prison for dog killing case while in the NFL.

Utah..WR-Darren Carrington-expelled at Oregon-transfers in.

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……………..(Basketball)…………….

Cavs-Suns..Open trade talks about a package that might include Gs-Kyrie Irving and Eric Bledsoe.

Knicks-Cavs..NY Reject proposal of 3-way deal that would send Kyrie Irving to NY with Carmelo Anthony to Cleveland.

Sacramento..Interviews Otis Smith for front office job..former GM-Orlando Magic.

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………..(Hockey)…………….

Colorado Avalance….Lose D-Will Butcher-Denver University-Hobey Baker Award winner…will not sign contract…becomes free agent August 15th and will go on the open market

Arizona Coyotes..Hire John MacLean as lead assistant on Rick Tocchett staff..former coach with New Jersey-Carolina.

San Jose..Hire Dave Barr as assistant-ex coach with Florida-New Jersey.

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……………(General)………………

PGA…lst round of Canadian Open at Glen Abbey in Toronto.

PGA…Danny Willett leaving tour for back surgery.

Tennis..Nova Djokovic to miss 12-weeks and US Open with elbow injury at Wimbledon.

Soccer…Gold Cup…USA-W-Jamaica (2-1) in championship game…Jordan Morris scores on blast from 30-feet out after pick up a deflected pass at the 88 minute mark…..Jozy Altidore gave US early lead on rocket shot off a free kick at 23-minute mark….DeJuan Watson scored on a set piece at 50-minute mark to tie game…but US dominated with scoring chances from 70-minute mark on…..Jamaica lost star goalie Andre Blake with hand injury making a save in traffic….US now (9-0-5) under Coach Bruce Arena..

NASCAR…Wood Brothers hires Paul Menard for 2018-had been at Childdress Racing.

NASCAR….Team Penske signs Ryan Blaney and gives contract extension to Brad Keselowski.

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