Best 15-Minutes in Sports-Thursday-August 27th

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—(BASEBALL)—
Padres-W-Nationals (6-5)..Justin Upton solo HR-2R-HR..Matt Kemp 2R-double..Craig Kimbrel 35th save
San Diego-Washington..Final game of series-Andrew Cashner (5-12)-vs-Joe Ross (4-5)
Padres..Announce they will play Exhibition Game against AAA-El Paso team at new Stadium there-March 31st.
Padres..OF-Wil Myers takes 40-light swings in batting cage-rehab wrist surgery continues.
Padres..P-Josh Johnson throws 3rd bullpen session-no setback-possible simulated game on weekend.
Padres..Release-P-Chris Rearick-claimed on waivers by Texas.

Dodgers-W-Reds (7-4)..Yasiel Puig 2R-HR..AJ Ellis 2R-HR..Reds lost 11-of-12
LA-Cincinnati..Zack Greinke (13-3)-vs-Anthony DeScalafini.
Angels-L-Tigers (5-0)..Justin Verlanders 8-no hit innings..Angels lost 11-of-16
Halos-Detroit…Andrew Heaney (5-2)-vs-Randy Wolfe
(Scoreboard)
Yankees-L-Houston..Evan Gattis HR..Houston scores 5R-early off Michael Pineda..NY lost 5-of-7..Astros won 7-of-9
Mets-W-Phillies..Mike Cuddyer RBI-double-2R-HR..Bartolo Colon 7-shutout inn..Mets won 18-of-24
Blue Jays-W-Texas..Edwin Encarnarcion HR-4RBI..Jays hit 3-bombs..Toronto won 18-of-21.
Cubs-L-Giants..Buster Posey RBI double triggers key comeback
Cardinals-W-Arizona..Mark Reynolds HR..John Lackey (7inn-1R)..Redbirds (81-45)
Piratres-W-Miami..Andrew McCutchen RBI-double-3R-HR..Buccos (76-49)
Rockies-W-Braves..Jose Reyes 2R-HR for Colorado
A’s-L-Mariners..Nelson Cruz HR-3RBI for Seattle.
Indians-W-Brewers..Jason Kipnis HR-2R-double
Twins-W-Rays..Eduardo Escobar 2-homers for Minnesota.
Red Sox-W-White Sox..Ric Porcello (7inn-0R)
Royals-L-Orioles..Baltimore hits 3HRs off Johnny Cueto

(Pennant Race)

Toronto-2G lead over Yankees.
Houston-5 and half lead over Rangers.
Mets -6 and half lead over Washington
Cardinals 4-and-half lead over Pirates
Dodgers 2-and-half lead over Giants
(Injuries)
Giants..P-Jeremy Affeldt-DL-injures knee playing with his kids…SS-Brandon Crawford-oblique issue.
Indians..DL-P-Carlos Carrasco-shoulder
Rays…DL-Curt Casali-C-hamstring
Tigers..Surgery-P-Shane Green-shoulder
Yankees..Activate P-Michael Pineda from DL
Red Sox..Activate P-Ric Porcell-DL.
Houston..OF-George Springer takes BP-test wrist.
Miami..1B-Giancarlo Stanton-likely activate from DL-Friday
Dodgers..Send 2B-Howie Kendrick on rehab.
Texas..P-Yu Darvish-throwing session-no setbacks-elbow surgery.
(Roster)
Blue Jays..Acquire P-Donnie Roach from Cubs.
Cubs..Sign FA-OF-Quintin Berry
Reds..Reports Barry Larkin may be candidate if team makes managerial change.
Washington..Reports-Nationals have talked to Cal Ripken about interest in managing.
ESPN…Suspends P-Curt Shilling-Sunday night baseball after comments about Muslims-Nazi made during Little League World Series….Shilling avid collector of Nazi memorabilia.
—(FOOTBALL)—

Chargers…LB-Mantei Te’o misses workouts again with undisclosed injury…has missed 9-games his first two seasons.
(Injuries)
Browns..QB-Johnny Manziel-MRI on elbow clean-missed 4th workout row.
Redskins..LB-Junior Galette-torn for year-torn Achilles.
Bears..WR-Eddie Royal injures hip.
Cowboys..CB-Orlando Scandrick gone for year-torn ACL.
Miami..IR-S-Louis Delmas-torn ACL
Patriots..IR-WR-Bryan Tyms-knee;
Giants..S-Nate Behre-reinjures calf…OT-Marshall Newhouse-calf.
Steelers..IR-WR-David Nelson
Denver..WR-Emmanuel Sanders-may sit out rest preseason games-Hamstring
(Roster)
Falcons..Sign FA-QB-Rex Grossman-ex Redskin.
Raiders…Sign FA-S-Taylor Mays-ex Bengal-Lion
Cincinnati..Release QB-Josh Johnson.
Denver..Release K-Connor Barth
Steelers..Defend signing QB-Michael Vick-did due diligence.
Minnesota…Worker killed-another serious injury-fell thru roof crevice atop newly built Metrodome II.
San Francisco..Jonathan Martin-OT-says he retired from NFL because of severe depression….Attempted Suicide….Seeking help with mental healt to beat addictions.
San Jose…Grandy Jury indicts ex-49ers-DE-Ray McDonald on rape charge…LB-Ahmad Brooks-sexual assault charge from incident at part more than a year ago.
(College Football)
Boise State…No Knowledge of any sexual assault involving DE-Sam Ukwuachu while on campus…Confirms he was drug test 17X in one….says laws prevent them from detailing why he left school and transferred to Baylor.

USD..Lose QB-Devin Palomino-Redshirt freshmen to transfer-threw for 5,000Y at Deer Valley High-Arizona.
UCLA..Name freshman Josh Rosen as starting QB-ahead of veteran Jerry Neuhisel.
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—(BASKETBALL)—
Syrcause University…Former NBA guard Pearl Washington undergoing brain surgery for tumor.
—(HOCKEY)—
Penguins..Sign FA-RW-Tom Sestito-Canucks.
Canucks…Sign FA-D-Adam Crackner-Columbus
NJ Devils…Will not bring veterans Scott Gomez-Steve Bernier to camp
Montreal..Hire-Craig Ramsey as consultatnt
—(GENERAL)—
PGA…Jason Day leaves tour after back injury in practice round-coming off PGA Championship victory.
Indy Car…Owner Chip Ganassi asks Governing Body to begin work on ‘
protective ‘bubble-canopy’ for drivers in cockpit after death of Justin Wilson.

Jimmie Everett-longtime tennis pro and teacher-father of Wimbledon star Chrissie-passes away (91Y)

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