Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Thursday

Posted by on March 29th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

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Padres-Brewers….Season opening game….Clayton Richard-Vs-Chase Anderson….San Diego new look offense with Eric Hosmer-Chase Headley-Freddy Galves joining Will Myers-Manny Margot-Carlos Asuaje…..Brewers loaded batting order led by Ryan Braun..Eric Thames..Christian Yelich…Lorenzo Cain…Jon Villar…Domingo Santana

Padres…Roster cut to 25-man limit….option out OF-Travis Jankowski..P-Phil Maton…P-Buddy Baumann…..Surprise decision was to keep veteran P-Jorday Lyles over Maton…..and rookie P-Adam Cimber while sending out Jankowski

Padres..Put 6-players on Disabled List including Dinelson Lamet…Alex Dickerson..

Padres…Maanger Andy Green says P-Dinelson Lamet will continue to undergo diagnostic tests and therapy….no baseball sessions planned…will give no update when he might return.

Padres..P-Tyson Ross throws 3-innings in extended workout in spring training…remains in minor league camp….could be called up next Monday.

Padres..P-Robbie Erlin-coming off elbow surgery-likely to start on Friday night.

Padres…Andy Green says OF-Hunter Renfroe will be a platoon player continuing to learn about hitting major league pitching…better served than going back to El Paso-playing every day.

Padres…Andy Green says team roster is no longer about development, but picking best 25-players to fight for playoff spot.

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Dodgers-Giants….Clayton Kershaw-vs-Ty Blach in season opener….Kershaw threw 21-straight shutout innings in spring training…Giants debut roster of Evan Longoria and Andrew McCutchen acquired in off season trades.

Dodgers…Roster cut included OF-Andrew Toles sent to Oklahoma City…retained OF-Joc Pederson.

Dodgers..Hyun Jin-Ryu will stay in the rotation despite (7.04-ERA) in spring.

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Angels-A’s…Garrett Richards-vs-Kendall Graveman in opener…New look lineup with Mike Trout-Albert Pujols with new additions Ian Kindler…Zack Cosart and Shohei Ohtani.

Angels…Roster cuts include P-Felix Pena despite (17K-11-innings)….and veteran 2B-Chris Carter.

Angels..say rookie Shohei Ohtani will make his debut as a pitcher on Sunday vs A’s.

Angels…P-Andrew Heaney tests ailing elbow with 40-pitch bullpen session.

Angels…DFA-C-Carlos Perez.

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(Schedule) Opening Day

Red Sox-Tampa Bay…debut of Boston DH-JD Martinez.
Yankees-Toronto…Giancarlo Stanton joins Aaron Judge in lineup.
Washington-Reds..Bryce Harper begins season headed to free agency
Houston-Texas..Asgros defend World Series title..Texas (8-22) in spring
Mets-Cardinals..Debut of Adrian Gonzalez in NY
Cubs-Miami..Marlins start after firesafe offseason.
Orioles-Twins..Manny Machado-might be final season in Baltimore
Pirates-Tigers…both teams having purged roster in offseason
Phillies-Braves…Debut of Jake Arrieta-Carlos Santana in Philadelphia
White Sox-Royals…Kansas City begins major overhaul of roster
Colorado-Arizona…Rockies kid pitching staff must grow up
Indians-Mariners..Cleeland without Carlos Santaa-Jay Bruce

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(Roster Moves)

Indians..Sign FA-3B-Adam Rosales-ex A’s-Padres
Washington..Sign FA-P-Carlos Torres
Angels..Sign FA-P-Ralston Cash-ex Dodgers
Phillies..Sign FA-2B-Dean Anna-ex White Sox

Tigers..Release C-Derek Norris….P-Will Lamb…P-Matt West
Tampa Bay..Release P-Daniel Hudson
Phillies..Releass P-Shane Watson

Braves…Option P-Anibal Sanchez…OF-Dasn Santana to AAA
Twins..Option 2B-Taylor Featherstone…3B-Gregorio Petit
Seattle..Option OF-Kirk Nieuwenuis
Texas..Send out OF-Anthony Gose..P-Shawn Tolleson..P-Chi Chi Gonzalez
Rockies..Option C-Tom Murphy

(Injuries)

Royals..C-Sal Perez-out 6W-MCL knee
A’s..P-AJ Puk to have elbow surgery
Tampa Bay…P-Nathan Eavoldi-elbow surgery
Atlanta…P-Jacob Lindgren to have surgery…19-players this spring-surgery

Arizona..DLP-Randall Delgado-shoulder
Washington..DL-Joaquin Benoit-forearm…2B-Daniel Murphy-knee rehab
White Sox..DL-P-Carlos Rodon-shoulder
Cardinals..DL-P-Adam Wainwright-hamstring
Cardinals..DL-P-Alex Reyes-elbow rehab
Seattle..P-0Erasmo Ramirez..P-David Phelps-3B-Ben Gamel

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……..(Basketball)………

Lakers-W-Dallas (103-93)…Lakers come from 10-points back…Brook Lopez-Julius Randle combine (42P-17R) in win….

Clippers-W-Phoenix (111-99)..Tobias Harris (27P)…

Portland..G-Mo Harrless-Knee scope-out 6W
Lakers..G-Isaiah Thomas-hip surgery for torn labrum-gone for year
Cleveland..F-Kevin Love-post concussion syndrome

UNLV..C-Brandon McCoy files for NBA draft..averaged (17P)
Duke..C-Marvin Bagley files for NBA draft
Michigan State..G-Miles Bridges files for draft..average (12P)

Pitt..Hires Jeff Capel as head coach..former coach at VCU-Oklahoma.

NIT-championship game…Penn State-vs-Utah in Madison Square Garden

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……..(Football)………..

Chargers…Workout FA-QB-Geno Smith-ex Jets….team has Cardale Jones-Kellen Clemens under contract as backups to Philip Rivers.

Browns-Jaguars..Trade-Cleveland deals QB-Cody Kessler to Jaguars for 7th round pick.

Washington-Denver..Redskins deal LB-Su’a Cravens to Broncos for 5th round pick

Rams-Giants…Trade talks collapse…Rams refused to trade #1-#1 to NY for WR-Odell Beckham.

New England…Visits with FA-QB-Johnny Maznziel
Seattle…Visits with FA-QB Mark Sanchez
Seattle..Internal discussions about FA-QB-Colin Kaeperneck
Jets..Visit with FA-RB-Thomas Rawls-ex Seattle
Jets..Sign FA-LB-Neville Hewitt-ex Titans
Lions..Visit with FA-C-Wes Johnson-ex Jets
Saints..Sign FA-TE-Ben Watson-ex Ravens

(NFL)

Dallas..Suspended DE-Randy Gregory petitions NFL for reinstatement…been suspended 3-times for drug relapses.

Seattle…Police seize video from home of ex-QB Travoise Boykin showing violent attack in domestic abuse case with girlfriend….Boykin released hours after arrest….has history of off-field incidents.

San Francisco…Owner JedYork says LB-Reuben Foster has failed in responsibility to abide by law off the field.ger

NFL…Players voice negative reaction to new 15Y-penalty for leading with helmet to make tackle…saying game is too fast-physical to determine what is ‘intent-vs-accident’.

Tampa Bay…Bucs officials no comment on video surfacing showing CB-Vernon Hargreaves acting if he is smoke marijuana.

Giants…No comment on video of Odell Beckham holding a marijuana blunt with woman acting as if she is going to do a line of cocaine.

Seattle..Ex-Seahawks star Richard Sherman says Coach Peete Carroll ‘lost his way evaluating players’…..says ‘speeches got old to veteran players’.

Nebraska…former Cornhuskers QB-David Humm passes away after 22Y-fight against ‘MS”…had been in a wheelchair….was (65Y).

Vancouver…CFL-BC Lkions announce legendary pass rusher James ‘Quick’ Parker passes away (60Y)…won 4-Grey Cup rings….had 139-sacks as a DT…including (26) in one season.

……..(Hockey)……….

San Diego Gulls-L-Bakersfield (3-2)…Condors C-Joe Gambardella scores 2-goals…Bakersfield outshoots Gulls (40-30) at Valley View Casino Center…for AHL win….

LA Kings-vs-Arizona Coyotes….Huge game with playoff implications for Kings.

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……….(General)…………..

PGA Golf….Houston Shell Open tees off…..last event before Masters in Augusta.

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