Best 15-Minutes in Sports-Thursday

Posted by on May 17th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

…..(Baseball)…..

Padres-Pirates…Eric Lauer (1-2)-vs-Chad Kuhl (4-2)… San Diego opens 10G-road trip….Friars (17-27) on season…

Padres..Have played 29-home games this year…only 15-on road.

Padres…Attendance at home plunges….Averaging (23,993) at home this year…Averaged (26,395) last year….Franchise on pace to draw (1.87M) which would be lowest off all time at Petco Park….club drew (1.92M) in 2009….Club attendance was down a combined (321,251) over just the last two seasons.

Padres…OF-Hunter Renfroe begins rehab assignment at AAA-El Paso-will only DH while testing ailing elbow.

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Dodgers-L-Miami (6-5)….Justin Bour 2R-HR..JT Realmuto solo HR…….LA lost 9-of-10…..LA (16-26) on season….Dodgers are (0-5) vs low budget Marlins…and (0-4) vs lowly Reds….

LA-Marlins…Thursday matchup..Kenta Maeida 2-3)-vs-Caleb Smith (2-4).

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Angels-L-Astros (2-0)…Evan Gattis 2R-HR…….Justin Verlander 7-strikeout shout….Shoehei Ohtani 3-strikeouts…Halos (25-18)…Houston (28-17)

Angels-Tampa Bay…Halos starter to be announced….vs-Chris Archer (2-3).

Angels..P-Matt Shoemaker leaves team-heads to St-Louis to see specialists about nerve issue in forearm…getting 2nd opinion.

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(Scoreboard)

Yankees-Washington….doubleheader rained out.

Mets-L-Toronto….Justin Smoak HR-2R-double…Kets lost 10-of-13.

Cardinals-W-Twins…Tommy Pham HR..Dexter Fowler 2RBI.

Tampa Bay-W-Kansas City…CJ Cron HR…Royals (13-30)

Milwaukee-W-Arizona…Christian Yelich-Dmoingo Santana-Tyler Shaw HRs…Brewers (26-18)

Reds-W-Giants..Adam Duvall 3R-HR..Scooter Gennett HR….Reds (15-29)

Phillies-W-Orioles…Nick Pavetta 11-strikeout outing…Baltimore now (13-29)

Pirates-W-White Sox..Sean Rodriguez 2R-double…Chisox fall (10-29)

Red Sox-W-A’s….Xander Bogaerts 3R-HR..JD Martinez 2R-HR….Boston (29-14)

Cubs-L-Braves…Cubs give up 2-bases loaded walks…Atlanta (26-16)

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(Injuries)

Mets..DL-OF-Yoenis Cespedes-hip
Tampa Bay..DL-OF-Carlos Gomez-groin
Texas..DL-3B-Adrian Beltre-hamstring
Cardinals..DL-P-Luke Gregorian-shoulder issue
Cardinals..DL-Carlos Martinez-MRI on shoulder
Boston..DL-P-Carson Smith-shoulder separation

Seattle..Surgery-2B-Robbie Cano-fractured hand
Twins..Surgery-C-Jason Castro gone for year-knee surgery
Arizona..OF-AJ Pollock-out 8W-fractured thumb

(Roster Moves)

Yankees..DFA-P-David Hale…Recall OF-Clint Frazier
Indians..Sign FA-P-Matt Belisle-ex Rockies
Orioles..Release OF-Michael Saunders

Mets..Callup P-Buddy Baumann
Seattle..Callup P-Sean Bergman
Indians..Callup P-Neil Martinez

Houston..Option OF-Jake Marisnick
A’s..Option P-Kendall Gravemann

(College)

Aztrecs-Nevada…Open 3-game series in Reno with 1st place on line in Mountain West Conference and top seed in MWC tourney….Aztecs (35-17)…won 13-of-17.

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….(Basketball)…….

(Scoreboard)

Golden State-L-Houston…..Rockets score 127P in explosive win…Houston scores 64P in first half-built 19 point lead…hit 10-3’s in opening half…James Hardin-Eric Gordon score 27P each…Kevin Durant (38P)…Steph Curry held to (16P)…….Warriors just (9-30) on 3 point shots…..Rockets hit 16-3’s…shoot 51% in win.

Boston-at-Cleveland…Thursday game…Celtics lead (2-0) heading into road game.

Cleveland…Coach Tyronn Lue complains Celtics have been ‘goofing it up’ in playoff series.

Lakers…G-Isaiah Tomas-fully recovered from hip surgery-cleared to begin off season workouts…becomes a free agent.

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…..(Hockey)…..

(Scoreboard)

Winnipeg-L-Las Vegas…Jon.Marchessault scores (:35) into game…then gets empty net goal to give Golden Knights win….Marc Andre Fleury makes 33-saves and survives Jets 3rd period bombardment…..Knights lead series (2-1)

Tampa Bay-at-Washington…Game 4-of series…Caps lead (2-1)

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……(Football)……….

(NFL)

Bills…Retiring #34 worn by Thurmon Thomas.

Dallas..Suspended DE-Randy Gregory files for reinstatement from year long drug suspension.

Arizona…QB-Josh Rosen getting strong reviews for OTA workouts under center.

CFL….Edmonton Eskimos sign FA-OC-Tom Draheim-ex Aztecs…had been with Detroit Lions.

Alliance American Football….will put franchise in Salt Lake City….ex-NFL coach Dennis Ereickson will coach team…..

New England…Former RB-Andy Johnson-passes away (65Y)…spent 8-years with Pats.

Washington..Hires NFL exec Brian LaFemina-as COO-worked in league office.

(Roster Moves)

Seahawks..Sign FA-KR-Keenan Reynolds-ex Ravens..former QB-Navy
Vikings..Sign FA-DT-David Parry-ex Colts
Titans..Sign FA-WR-Nick Williams-ex Atlanta
Saints..Release LB-Mike Mauti

Houston..Workout FA-LS-Jon Combo-ex-Raiders
Eagles…Visit with FA-DT-Cedric Thompson-ex Bills
Jaguars..Workout FA-RB-Terrance West-ex Ravens
Colts..Visit with FA-CB-Bashaud Breeland-ex Redskins

(College)

Holiday Bowl…announces game will be played New Years Eve afternoon….1-of-6 games to be played on December 31st.

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…..(General)………

Michigan State…announces it will pay 500M to more than 300-victims of sexual assault by Dr. Larry Nassar.

Golf…ATT-Byron Nelson Open tees off in Texas.

PGA…Wife of golfer Lucas Glover arrested on domestic abuse charge….She attacked her husband in drunken rage during PGA Championships in Sawgrass after he failed to make cut…history of incidents in marriage.

Soccer…
.. Everton-Fires Cosch Ssm Allardyce and 4-assistants despite 8th place finish.
..West Ham-Fires Coach David Moyes-3 assistants after 13th place finish.
..FC Lisbon…21-hooligans arrested for storming-vandalizing practice facility over teams losing ways.

Preakness….8-horse field to run at Pimlico…Rain likely….Kentucky Derby winner Justify and runner-up Good Magic will headline limited field.

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