Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Thursday

Posted by on August 10th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

……….(Baseball)……….

Padres-L-Reds (8-3)…Eugenio Suarez 2R-HR..Stuart Turner 2R-HR..Jose PiraƱa 2R-single…P-Travis Wood lit up by Reds…Wil Myers 2R-HR..Manny Margot HR…SD (50-63)

San Diego-Cincinnati…Get-away-day Game…Dinelson Lamet (6-4)-vs-Luis Castillo (2-5)

Padres…Assign FA-P-Jordan Lyles to AAA-El Paso to groom him as relief pitcher..ex-Rockies-Astros prospect.

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Dodgers-W-Arizona (3-2)..Yasiel Puig RBI single late in game…Cody Bellinger HR for LA…Paul Goldschmidt HR for Arizona…Kenley Janzen gets 29th saves in 30-outings…LA now (80-33) on year.

LA-Diamondbacks…Thursday matchup Yu Darvish (1-0)-vs-Anthony Banda.

Dodgers..P-Clayton Kershaw throwing off flat ground…may do bullpen throwing session to test back on weekend.

Dodgers..DL-P-Luis Avilan-shoulder.

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Angels-W-Orioles (5-1)..CJ Cron 2R-HR…Halos bullpen 4-shutout innings..Angels (57-58)

Halos-Seattle..Open series with Mariners…Tyler Skaggs (1-2)-vs-James Paxton (12-3)

Angels..SS-Yunel Escobar on DL-oblique
Angels..P-Matt Shoemaker-surgery on forearm-out 4-months

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(Scoreboard)

Washington-W-Miami..Ryan Zimmerman rampage..solo HR..2R-HR..RBI-single..RBI-double

Rockies-W-Indians..Nolan Arenado-Charley Blackmon solo HRs

Astros-L-White Sox..Tim Anderson 2R-HR..solo HR..Houston lost 8-of-11

Cubs-L-Giants..Hunter Pence HR..Madison Bumgarner (7inn-1R)…Cubs lost 6-of-8

Red Sox-W-Rays..Bosox score on error…and 2-runs on wild pitches..Sox won 10-of-12

Yankees-W-Blue Jays..Todd Frazier HR-2R-double

Pirates-L-Tigers..Ian Kindler HR-3R-double

Mets-L-Texas..Joey Gallo 2R-HR

Phillies-W-Braves..Odubel Herrera RBI-triple

Twins-W-Brewers..Brian Dozier HR…Brewers lost 10-of-15

Cardinals-W-Royals..Yadier Molina grand slam HR..KC lost 8-of-10

A’s-L-Mariners..Nelson Cruz HR-2R-Hr

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(Roster Moves)

Cubs..Recall P-Justin Grimm from AAA.
Twins..Callup DH-Kennys Vargas from AAA
Atlanta..Recall SS-Dansby Swanson
Miami..Callup P-Javy Guerra
Blue Jays..Callup P-Nick Tepesch
Yankees..Callup P-Brian Mitchell
A’s..Recall 1B-Matt Olson

Orioles..option P-Donnie Hart to AAA

Reds..DFA-OF-Scott Van Slyke

Tigers-Milwaukee..Open trade talks for 2B-Ian Kinsler-Detroit
Reds..Acquire P-Luke Farrell in cash deal for Dodgers

(Injuries)

Cubs..C-Will Contreras goes down with hamstring injury

Yankees..P-CC Sabathia reinjures arthritic right knee
Indians..P-Andrew Miller-on DL-setback with knee
Cubs..DL-P-Koji Ueharra
Red Sox..DL-P-Blaine Boyer-shoulder

Blue Jays..Put SS-Troy Tulowitzki on 60-day DL-torn ankle ligament
Arizona..DL-P-Robbie Ray
Braves..DL-SS-John Camargo-bruised bone in knee
Tampa Bay..DL-P-Alex Cobb-turf toe

Texas..DL-P-Keone Kela-hamstring
Rockies..1B-Mark Reynolds-wrist injury

Washington..P-Stephen Strasburg throws 4-innings simulate game-no elbow problems

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…………………..(Football)………………….

Chargers-Rams…Wednesday joint workout-scrimmage marred by 3-fights on field…Rams rookie Shakieer Ryan scores TD on punt return….Jared Goff razor sharp 7-on-7 passing drills….also had 18-30Y completions in 11-on-11….CB-Casey Hayward tweaks ankle in scrimmage coverage.

Chargers..release lst depth chart…Kenjon Barner is starting kick return man…Travis Benjamin will be punt returner….Mat Turek listed as 2nd team guard….Dan Feeney-2nd team enter….Jason Merrett will not play in preseason game Sunday vs Seattle….Trevor Williams will start at CB

Chargers..WR-Mike Williams-1st round pick-begins running drills on sidelines with trainers.

(Scoreboard)

Houston-W-Carolina (27-17)…QB-Deshaun Watson (179P) added 15Y-TD scramble….RB-D’Onta Foreman (76R)….Carolina QB-Joe Webb (128P-2TD) for Pathers..RB-Christian McCaffrey (33R) in debut…Kelvin Benjamin caught 23Y-TD pass…….NFL Preseason opener

(Schedule) 7-NFL Games-Thursday

..Broncos-Chicago..Trevor Siemian starts at QB
..Saints-Browns..Cody Kesller starts at QB
..Vikings-Bills..1st round pick Dalvin Cook starts at RB
..Atlanta-Miami..Jay Cutler may play at QB for Dolphins
..Redskins-Ravens..Ryan Mallet starts at QB for Baltimore
..Jaguars-New England..1st round draft pick RB-Leonard Fournette debuts
..Eagles-Green Bay..Rookie RB-DJ Pumphrey will play for Philadelphia

(NFL)

NFL Refs Association…agrees to deal to have 21-officials become fulltime NFL officials.

Roger Goodell…says he wants NFL to cut preseason games back to 3-in August…might add extra OTA days in spring for teaching purposes.

Pittsburgh..Coach Mike Tomlin says he does not know why NFL has yet to reinstate WR-Martavis Bryant to practice after year long suspension.

(Camp Notes)

Arizona..Assitant coach Byron Leftwich to call plays in exhbition game this weekend.

Falcons..RB-Devonta Freeman signs 5Y-41M-extension..15M-bonus

49ers..Offer contract to FA-CB-Tremaine Brock-who was not charged in domestic abuse case in off season.

Cowboys..Bench OG-Jonathon Cooper..Byron Bell moved from OT-to-OG.

Lions..Greg Robinson named starting LT in camp-ex Rams starter

(Roster Moves)

Broncos..deny they made trade offer to acquire Bengals backup QB-AJ McCarron.

49ers..Release OC-Jeremy Zuttah
Bengals..Release WR-Jake Kumerow

Colts..Sign FA-RB-George Winn-ex Lions
Lions..Sign FA-TE-Tim Wright-out 2Y with torn ACL issues
Giants..Sign FA-OG_Corwin Brooks
Seattle..Release FB-Kyle Coleman…OT-Robert Myers

(Injuries)

49ers..OG-Josh Garnett-knee scope-out 4W
Bears..Activate OT-Kyle Long from PUP-recovered broken ankle
Cowboys..Lose DE-Tyrone Crawford-severe ankle injury
Patriots..RB-Mike Gillislee-hamstring
Raiders..WR-Amari Cooper misses 5th straight workout-leg issues
Steelers..QB-Landry Jones-quad injury

(College Football)

SDSU..Top TE-David Wells will miss 3W with surgery for lisfranc sprain foot….DT-Anthonby Luke-scope on knee for meniscus damage….WR-Mikah Holder out of workouts with hamstring.

Oregon State..QB-Marcus McMaryion transfers to Fresno State-can play immediately as grad student.

Colorado State..S-Braylon Scott-facing 3-felony robbery counts..suspended for entire 2017-season.

Texas Tech…Mourns passing of freshman QB-Luke Gonsioroski-died after short battle with cancer that surfaced just before signing date.

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……………..(Basketball)………………..

Lakers..Sign FA-C-Steven Zimmerman-ex Orlando Magics
Lakers..Sign FA-G-VJ Beachem-Notre Dame
Portland..Sign FA-F-CJ Wilcox-ex Orlando

New Orleans..Lose F-Dontatis Motiejuna-signs in China

LA Clippers..C-Willie Reed-wife refuses to press domestic abuse charges against player despite ugly incident in Miami hotel over weekend.

NBA…confirms Brooklyn Nets will face both Oklahoma City and Miami in NBA games in Mexico City

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……………(Hockey)……………..

Chicago…Former NHL-Olympic player Eddie Olczyk undergoes surgery for colon cancer and begins chemo treatment…Outpouring of support from NHL players-clubs-fans

IOC..Former President Dick Pound rips NHL for greedy stance-demanding IOC pick up all expenses and insurance for NHL players….says NHL betrayed its players..fans…and the game with the Olympic ban.

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………………..(General)………………

PGA Championships…1st round tees off at Quail Hollow in Charlotte…Red-hot Jordan Spieth-coming off British Open win……..veteran Rory McIlroy….Ricky Fowler head field…..hottest players in recent weeks…Brooks Koepka…Charley Hoffman…Hidecki Matsuyama

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