Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Thursday

Posted by on August 9th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

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Padres-L-Brewers (8-4)…..Rookie P-Brett Kennedy gets shelled in 1st inning….gives up 3-straight HRs….5-runs in all-7-hits…..Jesus Aguilar 3R-HR..Taylor Shaw HR…Eric Thams HR all in 1st inning….Phil Hughes gives up 2-HRs late in loss…..San Diego lost 10-of-13…..17-of-22…….33-of-44…….Friars now (45-71)

San Diego-Milwaukee…Thursday matchup…Robbie Erlin (2-3)-vs-Junior Guerra (6-7).

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Dodgers-A’s……Khris Davis RBI groundout in 8th inning…Oakland led (3-2) in 9th at press time…..Yasmani Grandal HR for LA….LA (43-29) on hot streak since Junne……A;s won 33-of-44.

Dodgers-Rockies…Open series on Thursday…Ross Stripling (8-3)-vs-Tyler Anderson (6-4).

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Angels-W-Tigers (6-0)……..Albert Pujols-Justin Upton-Kole Calhoun HRs…Halos won just 4-of-10

Angels…off day on Thursday.

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(Scoreboard)

Seattle-L-Texas…..Joey Gallo HR-2R-HR…Mariners lost 7-of-9.

Pirates-W-Colorado…..Greg Polanco RBI-double…Buccos win 2nd in row in Denver…Rockies (60-54).

Phillies-L-Arizona…..Patrcik Corbin 9K in 7-innings…David Peralta (4-hits)….Snap Phillies 7-game win streak.

Reds-L-Mets….Jacob deGrom 10K-outing…..Austin Jackson-Brandon Nimmo combined 6-hits…6RBIs…..Cincinnati lost 7-of-9…..Mets (47-65).

Atlanta-W-Washington….Braves cool off Nats….Ron Acuna 2R-HR..Ty Flowers 2R-HR….Charley Culbertson 3R-HR….

Baltimore-W-Tampa Bay…..O’s hit 3-HRs….Trey Mancini 2R-double in 9th…Orioles (35-79)

Boston-W-Toronto…Xander Bogaeerts 3RBIs….Red Sox (81-34)…..Bosox have won 10-of-11

Indians-W-Twins…Francisco Lindor 3R-HR….Cleveland won 10-of-14

Cardinals-W-Miami…Yadier Molina HR….2R-double

Yankees-W-White Sox….Giancarlo Stanton Grand Slam HR………White Sox now (41-73)

Cubs-L-Royals…..Raul Mondesi 3R-HR….Chicago (66-48)…..KC (35-79)

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(MLB)

Jason Werth…retired Washington Nationals veteran…says he fired agent Scott Boras after Boras recommended he turn down contract offers in winter….never got offer again.

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(Injuries)

Washington….DL-P-Kelvin Herrera-rotator cuff
Reds..DL-P-Matt Belisle

A’s…Activate OF-Chad Pinder from DL
Rockies..Activate P-Chad Bettis from DL

Giants…P-Jeff Samardzija throws 39P-bullpen session-test shoulder
Cardinals..P-Adam Wainwright-throws 30P-in bullpen outing
Royals..Send P-Jeff Hahn out on rehab outing
Cardinals…P-Brett Cecil goes out on rehab

(Roster Moves)

Reds..Sign FA-C-Tim Fedorowicz-ex Houston

Taiwan…..Lamigo team signs Oregon State P-Luke Heimlich to contract….Pitching star bypassed in draft after sexual molestation incident when he was 16….went undrafted two years in a row-and not offered contract by any MLB team.

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…………(Football)…………

(NFL Preseason)-11 games on Thursday night.

..Colts-Seahawks…Andrew Luck to make 1st start in 19-months.
..Denver-Minnesota…Case Keenum-vs-Kirk Cousins in debuts
..Browns-Giants..Saquon Barkley debuts….Baker Mayfield to play 3-quarters.
..Steelers-Eagles…Carson Wentz-Nick Foles will not play-injuries
..Carolina-Buffalo..AJ Mccarran starts for Bills at QB
..Bears-Bengals..coach Matt Nagy debut
..Tampa Bay-Miami…Ryan Tannehill comes off 2-knee surgeries
..Packes-Titans…Mike Vrable debuts as Tennessee coach
..Saints-Jaguars…Jimmy Garoppolo starts 2nd year.
..Redskins-Patriots…Alex Smith debuts as Skins QB
..Rams-Ravens…new look LA-defense debuts
..Dallas-San Francisco…Life after Dez Bryant begins

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(NFL)

Packers…QB-Aaron Rogers says Union needs to change NFL rules in next CBA…..Rogers wants salary cap eliminated….rxeplaced by Luxury Tax….wants Franchise Tag rules removed.

Chargers…Faye Spanos-92Y old wife of owner Alex Spanos-passes away in Stockton.

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(Camp Notes)

Arizona…elevate QB-Josh Rosen-UCLA-to 2nd on depth chart.

Miami…praise WRs Danny Amendola-Albert Wilson-Keny Stills-DaVante Parker

Giants…Backup QB-Davis Webb critical of team for not giving him starts last year.

Rams..Reopen contract talks with holdout DT-Aaron Donald.

49ers…Move DT-DeForrest Buckner to DE to improve pass rush.

Redskins…5RBs ready to battle for playing time led by Derrious Grice..Rob Kelly-Chris Thompson-Sam Perine-Kapri Gibbs

Raiders…Criticism WR-Martavis Bryant-has not learned the playbook of Coach Jon Gruden.

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(Roster Moves)

Atlanta..workout FA-K-Georgio Tavecchio.

Packers..Sign FA-LB-James Crawford-Illinois

Giants..Sign FA-S-Mike Basik

Seahawks..Sign FA-RB-Gerald Holmes-Michigan State

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(Injuries)

Denver…DT-Clinton McDonald-out-shoulder infection resurfaces.

Chiefs…S-Daniel Sorenson-sprained knee ligament.

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(College Football)

Alabama….LB-Brandon Kaho-transfers in from Washington Huskies.

Miami…Lose WR-Michael Irvin II for 5-months-knee surgery.

USC…Signs OT-Bernard Schirmer (6’6-290) from Mt SAC College…had been suspended for a year for slugging an official in game in 2016.

SF Austin…..Fire coach Clint Conquer for violation school policy…(17-18) record.

Division 1-AA Preseason poll….1-North Dakota State…2-James Madison…3-South Dakota State…..4-Sam Houston State…..5-Kennesaw State.

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……..(Basketball)………..

NCAA announces new rules….high school and college players can meet with player agents when they file for the NBA draft….but can return to college if they go undrafted.

Michigan…Coach John Beilein-double bypass heart surgery.

New Orleans Pelicans….Sign FA-F-Jahlil Okafor-ex 76ers.

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…………..(General)…………

PGA Golf…..PGA Championships open in Bellerive-Missouri….Tiger Woods heads field.

NASCAR….Furniture Row Team in financial trouble…has not lined up a 2019-sponors…has not offered a new contract to driver Martin Truex….scrambling to stay afloat next year.

Soccer….Stan Kroenke buys full control of Arsenal team in English Premeir League…pays 700M for final 30% ownership.

English Premeir League….Today is deadline for Transfer deals.

..Everton…buys MF-Bernard from Brazil.
..Manchester United…denies report Paul Pogboa asks for sale to FC-Bacelona.
..Bournemouth…Pays 32M to buy F-Jeff Lerma from Colombia
..Chelsea…Moving on 83M purchase of G-Kepa from Spain
..Chelsea…Report ready to sell G-Thibo Courtois to Real Madrid

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