Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Thursday

Posted by on April 19th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

….(Baseball)……

Padres-L-Dodgers (13-4)…LA tees off on starter Luis Perdomo (3inn-9R-10H)….Max Muncy 2R-HBR..Chase Utley 2R-double…Corey Seager 2R-double…Christian Villanueva 2R-error…..Padres get swept….now (7-13) on season…

Padres…Off day….Open road trip at Arizona on Friday
Dodgers..Off day…Host Washington on Friday

Dodgers..P-KenleyJansen denies have arm problems..ERA is (8.10)
2-blown saves…3HRs in 6-innings.

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Angels-L-Red Sox.(9-0)…Raf Devers Grand Slam HR..Mitch Morealdn 2R-HR-2R-double in win…Bosox now (15-2)…beat Halos 2nd night in row…

Halos-Bosox…Thursday matchup…Nick Tropeano-vs-Eduardo Rodriguez

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(Scoreboard)

Mets-W-Washington…Yoennis Cespedes Grand Slam HR..Todd Frazier 2R-single…NY (13-4)….Nats (9-10)

Arizona-L-Giants…Brandon Belt-Evan Longoria hit 2R-HRs….D-Backs (12-5)…SF (7-10)

White Sox-L-A’s…Matt Olson (4-6) 3RBI…Jed Lowrie 2R-HR-3RBI…Sox (4-11).

Blue Jays-W-Royals…Curtis Grandson Grand Slam HR…Teo Hernandez triple-solar HR….KC (3-13)

Pirates-W-Rockies…Sean Rodriguez 2R-HR..David Freese 2RBI..Bucs (12-6)

Tigers-W-Orioles..Dixon Machardo walkout HR in 9th…Birds (5-13)

Tampa Bay-W-Texas…CJ Cron RBI-single-Denard Span RBI-double..Cole Hamels )(1-3)

Brewers-W-Reds..Eric Thames 2R-HR…Reds now (3-15)

Indians-L-Twins..Miguel Sano HR..Twins win in 16-innings…17-pitchers used…

Phillies-L-Braves…Ryan Flaherty 3R-HR…Dansby Swanson solo HR….

Houston-W-Seattle..George Springer 2R-double..Astros (12-7)

Cardinals-Cubs…Rained out again…26- postponements in 3W of season so far.

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(Injuries)

Indians…1B-Mike Napoli suffers serious knee injury in minor league rehab game
Braves..P-Anibal Sanchez-calf injury running in outfield
Braves..DL-P-Jose Ramirez-shoulder
Angels..P-Matt Shoemaker-does not have nerve dame in elbow-just scar tissues.
Angels..P-Shohei Ohtani bothered by blisters on right hand-should make next start
Phillies..P-Tommy Hunter sent out on rehab

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(Roster Moves)

Atlanta..Sign FA-3B-Jose Bautista-ex Blue Jays
Braves..Callup P-Josh Biddle-ex Phillies
Cardinals..Callup OF-Taylor O’Neill-hit 37HRs in minors last year.

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……..(Basketball)………

(Playoff Scoreboard)

Cavs-W-Indiana..LeBron James scores (46P)…Series tied (1-1).

Oklahoma City-L-Utah..Donovan McNeill-Ricky Rubio combine (50P)…Tied (1-1)

Houston-W-Minnesota..Chris Paul (27P)..Gerald Green (21P) off the bench…Rockets lead (2-0)

(Schedule)

Warriors-Spurs…Golden State leads (2-0)
New Orleans-Portland…Pelicans lead (2-0)
76ers-Miami…Series tied (1-1)…Hea have home court.

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Spurs….Refuse comment on whether they are going to offer Kawhi Leonard a (6Y-210M) max extension.

Cavs..LeBron James says roster changes all year long have left team with no identity.

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(College)

U-Conn….Fired coach Kevin Ollie says school violated its CBA-Univesity agreement by not allowing him a review meeting on his dismissal.

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………(Football)……

USC…Jury selection begins in the Todd McNair defamation lawsuit against the NCAA….Opening testimony is likely on Friday…McNair suing over the damage done to his career 7-years ago in the Reggie Bush case that resulted in USC being placed on 4-years probation, 2-years bowl bans and loss of 30-scholarships….Among those who may testify, Bush, ex-Trojans coach Pete Carroll and Lane Tiffin….NCAA official Emailed others and said McNair was ‘morally bankrupt..a criminal and a hypocrite of the highest degree”.

Florida State….Tallahassee police investigating QB-Deondre Francois for possibly dealing drugs…Police tipped off he had 2-pounds of marijuana.

Michigan….FBI investigation threatening tweets from former LB-Lysee Basse about guns-morgues-murder in critical tweets about coach Jim Harbaugh-Michigan….Basse left school in November in feud over time off from team because of family issues.

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(NFL)

Peyton Manning…says he turned down Fox-ESPN TV analyst jobs because he did not want to become a critic of players.

NFL…20th anniversary of the Peyton Manning-Ryan Leaf-NFL draft.

NFL..Hit with lawsuit from 9-members of NFL security who were terminated last summer-charging age discrimination when they were removed.

Green Bay….Brett Favre reportedly bombed tryouts to become an analyst for NFL football broadcasts.

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(Teams)

Browns….Agent for RB-Saquon Barkley denies report he is refusing to play for Cleveland.

Denver…Visits with DE-Brad Chubb-North Carolina State.
Giants..Visit with Wyoming QB-Josh Allen.
Jets..Visit with USC-QB-Sam Darnold.

New England..Tom Brady no-show at OTAs-report he is leading a revolt against Bill Belicheck’s leadership.

Houston..QB-Deshaun Watson cleared for OTA workouts.

Miami…says RB-Frank Gore..WR-Danny Amendola will bring veteran leadership to the team.

(Roster Moves)

Raiders..Workout DE-Lamarr Houston-ex Bears..former 1st round pick of Oakland.
Lions..Sign FA-CB-Raysean Pringle-ex Packers
Atlanta..Sign FA-DT-Justin Zimmer-ex-CFL-Montreal Alouettes

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………(Hockey)…….

(Scoreboard)

Ducks-L-San Jose (2-1)…Ducks swept out of playoffs..G-Martin Jones stones them with (31-save) outing….Sharks win 4-in a row..mogve on to face Las Vegas Golden Knights

Tampa Bay-W-New Jersey..Nikita Kucherov 2-goals…Lightning lead series (3-1)..

Penguins-W-Flyers..Sidney Crosby goal..Matt Murray (26-saves)..Pens lead (3-1)…

Nashville-W-Colorado..Filip Forsborg goal-assist..Predators lead (3-1)..

(Schedule)

Maple Leafs-Boston…Bruins lead (2-1)
Washington-Columbus…Caps lead (2-1).

(NHL)

TSN…Reports that Anaheim Ducks will likely begin overhaul of veterans on roster….Ryan Getzlaf due (8.2M)…Corey Perry due (8.6M)….Ruyan Kesler (6.8M) next year.

Montreal…D-Paul Byron-shoulder surgery-will be out 6-months.

Rangers..Sign RW-Michail Lindqvist-Sweden…scores 20G-54Points- in 30-games.

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………..(General)…………

Michigan State….Under siege with revelation that interim President John Engler sent out Emails that .the ‘Larry Nassar issues might be fake news’.

PGA Tour…..1st round Valero Open in Texas.

English Premier League
..Manchester United-W-Bournemouth…Ronnie Lukaku scores key goal
..Chelsea-vs-Burnley on Thursday
..Leicester-vs-Southampton on Thursday.

Bruno Sammartino….legendary wrestler in the 1960s-70s-passes away age (82)

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