Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Thursday

Posted by on August 17th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

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Padres-W-Phillies (3-0)…Clayton Richard throws lst complete game since 2012…Wil Myers single-double-2 walks-3 stolen bases…Phillies starter Nick Pavetta struck out 8-in row..victimized by shoddy defense from his infield…Padres now (54-66..Phillies leave (43-75).

Padres-Washington…Friars open 4-game weekend series with battered Nationals….Jhoulys Chacin (11-8)-vs-Edwin Jackson (3-2)…Nats limp in with OFs-Bryuce Harper-Jason Werth-Adam Eaton on the disabled list.

Padres..Schedule…San Diego opens up brutal part of the schedule….10-of-last 13 series beginning tonite are against clubs with winning records…Padres still have to play 19-games against Dodgers-Rockies-Diamondbacks…have just 3-series left with teams with losing records.

Padres..P-Jered Weaver retires after 12-seasons in majors…never recovered from hip-neck issues…was (0-4) with Padres…finished career with (150W) and 3.63-ERA…was lst round pick of Angels.

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Dodgers-W-White Sox (5-4)..Logan Forsythe RBI double-then Yasiel Puig 2R-double triggers 9th inning rally…LA now (50-8) streak…(85-34) on the year.

LA..Off day on Thursday

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Angels-W-Washington..Kole Calhoun 2R-HR..Luis Valbuena HR..Halos have won 7-of-8 games are now in a wildcard playoff spot.

Halos..off on Thursday

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(Scoreboard)

Pirates-L-Milwaukee..Keon Broxton 2-solo HRs..Neil Walker-Logan Shaw solo HRs..Manny Pina 2R-HR in win.

Royals-W-A’s…Lorenzo Cain 2R-HR

Mariners-W-Orioles..Yonder Alonso 2R-HR..RBI-signel

Giants-L-Miami..Matt Cain now (0-9) in last 13-starts for SF

Yankees-W-Mets..Austin Judge 37th HR of year (457′) blast

Blue Jays-L-Rays..Steve Souza bases loaded walk in 9th

Red Sox-W-Cardinals..Xander Bogaerts HR-Mookie Betts 2R-double-9th

Tigers-W-Texas..Adrian Beltre 2R-HR..Rangers hit 4-bombs

Cubs-L-Reds..Anthony Rizzo grand slam..Javy Baez scores wild pitch-9th

Indians-Twins..Rained out

Houston-W-Arizona..Josh Reddeck 2R-HR..Carlos Beltran HR

Rockies-W-Braves..Mark Reynolds 3R-HR..Trevor Story 2R-HR-3R-HR in 17-run outburst.

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(Injuries)

Washington..DL-OF-Brian Goodwin-groin
Phillies..DL-OF-Daniel Nava-back
Tampa Bay..DL-P-Jose DeLeon-elbow-3rd time this season
Giants..DL-2B-Joe Panik-concussion
Boston..P-David Price shutdown again-more discomfort-elbow.
Rockies..Activate P-Kyle Freeland from DL
White Sox..Activate P-Dylan Covey from DL
Mets..DL-P-Seth Lugo-2nd time this year
Mets..Activate P-Robert Gsellman
Giants..DL-1B-Brandon Belt

(Roster)

Astros-Tigers..breakoff trade talks for P-Justin Verlander
Astros-Blue Jays..end trade talks for P-Marco Estrada
Rockies-A’s..Trade-Colorado sends P-Sam Moll to Oakland for cash
Washington..Callup OF-Alejandro deAza
Tigers..Option P-Bruce Rondon
Tampa Bay..Callup P-Chase Whitley

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……………….(Football)………………..

Chargers..CB-Casey Hayward goes down with hamstring injury in practice
Chargers..S-Des King..S-Dwight Lowery-impressive workouts-Wednesday
Chargers..S-Tre Boston criticized-laughing-joking on TV during blowout loss
Chargers..KR-Kenjon Barner-out concussion
Chargers..LB-Jerry Attaochu could be out 3W-hamstring

Chargers..Rookie CB-Michael Davis will continue to play despite giving up passes of 18-27-28-29-34 last weekend vs Seattle.

(Schedule)-Thursday preseason games

Bills-Eagles..Anquan Boldin debuts for Buffalo
Bucs-Jaguars..Unrest over poor play Jacksonville QB-Blake Bortels
Ravens-Miami..Jay Cutler to debut for Dolphins at QB

(Injuries)

Bears..OT-Kyle Long reinjures surgically repaired ankle
Browns..OG-Joel Bitoni-out with knee injury

Cowboys..TE-Rico Gaethers-concussion
Cowboys..LB-Jaylon Smith-Notre Dame-makes debut-been out since 2016-knee injury in bowl game

Saints..CB-Dlevin Breaux-surgery-broken leg
Saints..Activate CB-Marshon Lattimore from PUP

Steelers..Activate WR-Sammie Coates from PUP

Seahawks..LB-KJ Wright examined-reinjured knee

Tampa Bay..QB-Ryan Griffin-sprained shoulder

Arizona..LB-Jarvis Jones-back issues continue-epidural not help

(Roster Moves)

Ravens..Sign FA-C-Jeremy Zuttah-ex 49ers
Falcons..Sign FA-RB-Jhurrell Presley-ex Vikings
Lions..Sign FA-OT-Georgio Newberry-ex Steelers
Jets..Sign FA-WR-Kenbrell Thompkins-ex Patriots
Seahawks..Sign FA-CB-Tremaine Brock-ex 49ers
Rams..Visit with CB-Leodis McKelvin-ex Bills

(Camp Notes)

Saints..Fire 2-doctors who misdiagnosed severe broken leg of a player-called it a bone bruise.

Patriots..Bill Belicheck rips media for criticizing joint practices with Houston.
Broncos..Open joint practices with 49ers
Cardinals..Coach Bruce Ariens unhappy with poor play of WR group

Tampa Bay..QB-Jameis Winston rips 2-teammates laughing on the bench while QB was hurt on the field.

Browns..Brock Osweiler to start Monday preseason game
Browns..say QB-Deshone Kizer not ready to start an NFL game

Rams..say they go to double TE formaitons with Gerald Everett-Tyler Higbee.
Rams..QB-Jared Goff-throws 2-more interceptions…(5-in-2 days)

Steelers..Rookie RB-James Conner-Pitt-dropped to 4th on depth chart

Raiders..Move veteran Sean Smith back to CB from LB spot.

(NFL)

Union-NFL….Feud over leaks in Ezekiel Elliott case…168-page report indicates ex-girlfriend had threatened to sell ‘sex tapes’ of player…wanted 10,000-payment not to release them.

Seattle..DE-Michael Bennett disappointed white players have not taken part in national anthem protests.

49ers..GM-John Lynch says he fears anthem protests are ‘divisive’ to team

(College)

USC..Loses WR-Michael Pittman-ankle injury

Lane Kiffin…new coach at Florida Atlantic brings in 3-players dumped byother schools for off field issues…including QB-Chris Robison-Oklahoma-arrested on alcohol issues…and John Franklin-QB-Auburn.

Aztecs…Chicken pox outbreak appears contained…no new cases in last 48-hours.

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……………..(Basketball)……………..

NY Knicks-Cleveland…Reject trade rumors of Kyrie Irving-for-Kristaps Porzingas deal.

Golden State..Sign FA-F-Georges Niang-ex Pacers

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……………(Hockey)………………

Edmonton..sign F-Leon Draisatil to 8Y-68M-extension…comes on heels of Connor McDavid (8Y-100M) extension.

NHL…Free Agent Window opens for unsigned college free agents.

Will Butcher-D-Denver U…receives offers from Buffalo-Las Vegas-NJ Devils…was Hobey Baker Award winner…was Avalanche draft pick

Las Vegas..Opens talks with FA-D-Brian Byron-D-University of Maine..Penguins draft pick

Minnesota Wild..Sign FA-C-Matt Cullen-ex Penguins

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…………(General)…………….

PGA…1st round in Wyndham Championships-Greensboro, North Carolina

WWE…Ric Flair-legendary champion..critically ill-organ infection

US Soccer..veteran D-John Brooks out 4-months-suffers serious thigh injury in Germany.

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