Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Tuesday

Posted by on July 9th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

……(BASEBALL)……..

All Star Game….In Cleveland….Justin Verlander-Houston-vs-Hyun Jin Ryu-Dodgers….starting pitchers…Verlander (10-4) 157K….Ryu (10-2) 1.73-ERA…..National League loaded with power bats..Christian Yelich..Javy Baez..Freddy Freeman..Cody Bellinger..Nolan Arenado..Josh Bell…..American League led by Mike Trout..Alex Bregman..Gary Sanchez…..31-first time players in All Star game including Padres relief ace Kirby Yates.

Home Run Derby…NY Mets rookie Peter Alonso his 23-home runs in the final…the game winner with (:18) left to edge Rookie of the Year candidate Vlad Guerrero (23-22) to take the 1-million dollar prize….Guerrero hit first in the finals and poled 22-home runs….Alonso then hit 23-in his turn at bat…..Guerrero hit 29-homers in the first round…then outslugged Joc Pederson 40-39 in the semi finals in setting a record…..Ron Acuna of Atlanta won his lst match then lost…..Josh Bell and Carlos Santana were beaten in their 1st match.

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Angels..Ask MLB to discipline Astros OF-Jake Marisnek for head first-shoulder first dive that injured C-Jon Lucroy on Sunday…..Angels believe there was intent to injure in home plate crash.

Mets..Manager Mickey Calloway ignores questions about blowup with GM-Brodie VanWegenen over the weekend before All Star break.

Mets..Sign 25Y-lease to keep AAA-team in Syracuse after City Council approves 25M-bonds to renovate minor league stadium.

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(Roster Moves)

Red Sox…Open trade talks in attempts to get starting pitcher….Interested in Giants-Madison Bumgarner..Orioles-Andrew Cashner..Tigers-Matt Boyd…Mets-Zach Wheeler…Royals-Danny Duffy.

Twins…Searching for reliever-contact Padres-Kirby Yates..Royals-Ian Kennedy…Giants-Sam Dyson..Orioles-Mychael Givens….Tigers-Shane Green.

Cubs-Arizona..Open trade talks about deal for D-Backs OF-David Peralta.

Yankees-Toronto…Discuss package deal…NY interested in P-Marcus Stroman and reliever Ken Giles….Blue Jays want P-Dellan Betances..2B-Gio Ursela…1B-Luke Voit and minor league pitching.

Washington..Sign FA-P-Brad Boxberger-ex Reds-Rays closer
Mets..Send 2B-Dilson Herrera to AAA-Syracuse.
White Sox..Sign FA-1B-AJ Reed-ex Astros
Phillies..Release P-John Curtiss
Arizona…Minor league slugger Cody Decker retires with (204) career home runs….Longtime Padres farmhand.

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(Injuries)

Reds..OF-Nick Senzel-ankle sprain
Rays..P-Jose Alvarado-out 8W-oblique
Angels..P-Matt Harvey-rehab start (3.1-inn…7K) Salt Lake City
Reds..Send P-Alex Wood to Louisville-AAA-rehab starts
Dodgers..Activate 1B-David Freese from DL

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………(BASKETBALL)………….

Oklahoma City-Denver….Trade…Thunder deal F-Jerami Grant to Nuggets for #1 pick….Thunder create 39M-cap savings…OKC has now stockpiled 6-first round draft picks for future.

Atlanta-Golden State…Trade…Hawks deal C-Omari Spellman to Warriors for C-Damian Jones-#2 pick.

Memphis-Dallas…Grizzlies send G-Delon Wright to Macs for #2-#2 picks

San Antonio-Washington…Spurs deal F-Davis Bertrans to Wizards.

Lakers..Sign FA-G-Avery Bradley-ex Memphis..(1Y-9M)..averaged (9P-2A)

Lakers..Confirm conversation that LeBron James will become team point guard with Danny Green starting as off guard in new look offense.

Clippers..Re-sign F-JaMychal Green (9P-6R)
Atlanta…Sign FA-F-Jabari Parker-ex Milwaukee-Chicago..(14PPG)
Toronto..Sign FA-F-Rondae Hollis-Jefferson-ex Brooklyn Nets
Memphis..Sign FA-G-Tyus Jones-ex Minnesota to offer sheet
Golden State..Sign FA-G-Alex Burks-ex Utah

Utah..F-Nikola Mirotic signs to play in Spain
Washington..F-Davis Bertans signs to play in Russia

Luke Walton…Denies sexual assault case filed by TV anchor Kelly Tennant….said he had platonic friendship with her….Did not assault her…..Says Tennant has lost 2-TV jobs and is trying to get money and media attention…..says incident is beyond 5-year statute of limitations.

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………..(FOOTBALL)………….

(Teams)

Giants…Say Eli Manning-Daniel Jones will compete for starting QB job

Titans…Say QB-Ryan Tannehill will come to camp strictly as backup to Marcus Mariota

Denver…Say Kevin Hogan-Drew Lock will compete for backup QB spot on roster.

Miami….Veteran QB-Ryan Fitzpatrick says he feels ‘disrespected by media’ after signing with Dolphins…..Josh Rosen will start camp as second string QB.

Raiders..Contract talks with 1st round draft pick RB-Josh Jacobs breakoff.

Colts..LB-Chris McCain retires…going to compete in UFC boxing.

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(NFL)

San Francisco…2-longtime broadcasters pass away….Bob Fouts (97Y)…longtime TV voice of team-father of Dan Fouts….Don Klien-longtime radio voice (85) of Niners.

Detroit…Longtime scout Jim Owens passes away (84Y)…worked for team for 24-years.

Rams…Strength coach Ted Rath-sexual battery charge case begins in Ventura County….facing 3-counts.

Dallas….Man arrested and charged with attempted murder of former Cowboys QB-Anthony Wright in lover’s triangle quarrel.

Hall of Fame…Passes an ‘Exception Rule’…will give Gold Jacket and Ring to his wife-because he passed after he was voted in….NFL does not give families of deceased enshrines the jacket nor ring.

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(College)

Alabama…Assistant coach Josh Chapman-2nd DUI arrest in two years.

Hawaii…Confirms LB-Schey Sanitoa-passes away-possible heart attack (21Y)
Northern Arizona….Starting OG-Malik Noshi-3Y starter…passes away in sleep in apartment…was (22)

Clemson…Tye Dye-former running back-drowns in South Carolina swimming accident…was (25)

UNLV..NCAA grants waiver..will allow USC-WR-Randal Grimes to play for Rebels this year after transferring in.

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…….(HOCKEY)……..

Penguins…Sign FA-G-Dustin Tokarski-ex Gulls…played last year for Charlotte Checkers in AHL-Calder Cup championship team.

Florida..Sign FA-F-Jake Massie-ex Blackhawks unsigned draft pick

Carolina..Sign FA-F-Alex Lintuniemi-ex LA Kings

Colorado…F-Sven Andrighetti-signs to play in KHL for Omsk.

Florida..Sign FA-LW-Kevin Roy-ex Anaheim Ducks-San Diego Gulls.

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…….(GENERAL)………

Team USA…Women’s World Cup soccer team returns to New York for city-wide parade…..scheduled for Wednesday in the Canyon of Heroes

Women’s World Cup….TV ratings for Sunday game (10.0) rating…20% higher than USA-Mens Rating from last World Cup…
..Austin, Texas (16.7) rating-highest in country
..San Diego (14.9) second highest in country
..Washington DC (13.1)
..Kansas City (12.9)
..Los Angeles (11.4)

Team USA…Men’s National Team lost to Mexico (1-0) in Gold Cup finals…missed 3-open net shots in first half…hit a post also.

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Wimbledon….Roger Federer-Novak Djokovic-Rafael Nadal all post 3rd round wins….Serena Williams-Simona Halep. win on women’s side….Top seed Ashley Barty-upset by-Allison Riske-blew early lead….16Y-old teenage sensation Cocoa Gauff loses in 4th round match.

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Golf…Peter Ripa-CEO-Century Club…ran Farmers Insurance Open-Torrey Pines…resigns after 8-years on job to become VP-Marketing group working with LPGA tour.

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