Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Tuesday

Posted by on October 22nd, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

………..(BASEBALL)…………….

World Series-Game 1-Washington-vs-Houston…Max Scherzer-vs-Gerrit Cole in matchup of strikeout pitchers….Matchup of home run hitting lineups too.

..Scherzer now (13-7) this year…2.92-ERA..(262K-190-innings)…(2-0) in postseason this year
..Cole now (23-5) this year..2.50-ERA…(358K-234-innings)..Has allowed 1R-in-22 postseason innings this year…(3-0) in playoff starts.

..Astros…Alex Bregman (.296-41HR)..Jose Altuve (.298-31HR)…George Springer (..292-39HR)..Michael Brantley (.311)…Carlos Correa (.279)…Yuli Gurriel (.298-31HR)…Yander Alvarez (.313-27HR).

..Nationals..Anthony Rendon (.319-41HR-126RBI)…Ryan Zimmerman (.279-30HR)….Juan Soto (.282-34HR)…Howie Kendrick (.344-17HR)…Victor Robles (.255-17HR)…

..Nationals started season (19-31)..then went (74-38)
..Astros (107-Wins) in regular season.

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(Teams)

Padres…No announcement on hiring of new manager yet…
Mets..Meet for 2nd time with ex Yankees manager Joe Girardi
Cubs..Meet 2nd time with Astros bench coach Joe Espada
Phillies..Schedule 2nd meeting with Joe Girardi
Giants..Have interviewed 7-candidates-yet to start 2nd round talks…will interview Will Venable-Cubs

Red Sox..Hire Pete Fatse as assistant hitting coach-ex Twins

Yankees…Will let SS-Didi Gregorious test free agency..may make bid for Indians SS-Francisco Lindor.
Reds-Red Sox..Open trade talks for OF-Jackie Bradley.

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…………………(FOOTBALL)……………………

Chargers…Return to team meetings-shellshocked after last second fumble-loss in Tennessee.

Chargers..Lose OG-Forrest Lamp for rest of year-broken ankle…3rd major injury in 3-years with Bolts.

Chargers..Bring in FA-DT-Adolphus Washington-ex Bills-Bengals

Chargers..OT-Russell Okung to resume full practices in pads on Wednesday,hoping to play next weekend in Chicago.

Chargers…Offense now has 6-turnovers in red zone this year going in to score.

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(Scoreboard)…Monday Night Football

Patriots-W-Jets (33-0)….New England defense destroys QB-Sam Darnold….4-interceptions..2-fumbled recoveries…Darnold (11-30) 70Y-passing….Tom Brady (245P-TD)…RB-Sonny Michel 3TD runs…..Patriots opening drive 16-plays-nearly 9-minutes long…Jets never in game……Patriots defense given up just 3-TDs in 7-games this year…New England (7-0)…Jets (1-5)

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(Roster Moves)

Raiders-Houston…Trade-Oakland deals CB-Gareon Conley to Texans for 3rd round pick…Conley former 1st round choice of Raiders…Houston making its 5th trade of the season.

Patriots-Tampa Bay…Trade talks-Pats interested in Bucs TE-AJ Howard.

Denver-49ers..Trade talks involving Broncos WR-Emmanuel Sanders.

Atlanta..Put LB-Vic Beasley on NFL trade block

Eagles..Release CB-Orlando Scandrick…DT-Akeem Spence
Ravens..Release LB-Justin Bethel

Bears..Sign FA-DE-Brent Urban-ex Titans

Arizona..Workout FA-RBs-Jay Ajayi-ex Miami-Eagles…RB-Spencer Ware-ex Chiefs.
Raiders..Workout FA-RB- CJ Anderson-ex Broncos
Houston..Workout FA-WR-Eli Rogers-ex Steelers
Saints..Workout FA-S-Kayvon Webster-ex-Broncos

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(Teams)

Redskins..Vote of confidence QB-Case Keenum after (77P) day on Sunday
Redskins..Say QB-Dwayne Haskins not ready to start in NFL

Eagles..QB-Carson Wentz says Cowboys ‘beat the crap out of Eagles’
Giants..Stay with QB-Daniel Jones (6TD-13-Tovers-18-sacks-53-rating)

Ravens..Praise QB-Lamar Jackson..has (1,726APY) in 7-games
Bears..Coach Matt Nagy-wrong to call only 7-run plays-54-passes Sunday..have to determine our ‘identity’

Bengals..Coach Zac Taylor (0-7)..must continue to work to get better
Lions..WR-Marvin Jones ties club record set in 1950-4TD catches Sunday

Chiefs..Yet to make move on bringing in another QB with Pat Mahomes injury

Raiders..Report Antonio Brown texted team ‘asking for release’ in September..that voids the 30M in guaranteed salaries he was seeking.

Miami..LB-Bobby McCain to be fined for spitting on Buffalo fan on Sunday and threatening to spit on 13-year old boy

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(Injuries)

Chiefs..QB-Patrick Mahomes begins rehab on dislocated kneecap-wearing kneebrace…ahead of schedule since Thursday injury.

Atlanta..MRI-QB-Matt Ryan-ankle sprain

Carolina..QB-Cam Newton begins work on side with trainers coming off Lisfranc foot sprain.

Bengals..WR-AJ Green-setback in ankle surgery rehab-not ready to play

Browns..QB-Baker Mayfield-full workout-coming off hip injury-recovered during bye week.

Lions..CB-Darius Slay-hamstring injury..RB-Kerryon Johnson-knee bruise

Houston..WR-Will Fuller-hamstring..CB-Phil Gaines-broken leg-gone for year

Ravens..LB-Pernell McPhee to miss season-torn tricep.

Colts..DT-Carl Davis-hamstring

Jaguars..DT-Marcel Darius-Abdominal strain..OT-Cam Robinson-foot…LB-Jajee Good-foot

Vikings..WR-Adam Thielen-hamstring

Saints..CB-Eli Apple-hamstring.

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(College Football)

Alabama..QB-Tua Tagovailoa-could be out 3W following scope-ankle surgery…Tide have bye week…don’t play LSU in SEC showdown till November 9th.

Miami…Former Hurricane-Georgia coach Mark Richt recovering from minor heart attack last week…is (59Y)

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…………………..(BASKETBALL)…………….

NBA…Season opens tonite

..Lakers-vs-Clippers…Battle for LA begins….Anthony Davis-LeBron James debut for Lakers…Kawhi Leonard debuts for Clippers..
..Clippers..G-Paul George will be out 3-more weeks for Clippers rehabbing shoulder surgery….
..Lakers F-Kyle Kuzma will be out till November-rehab foot injury.

New Orleans…#1-draft pick Zion Williamson to miss 8-weeks..Surgery torn meniscus in knee from preseason game injury.

Indiana..Sign F-Damontas Sabonis ((4Y-77M) extension
San Antonio…Sign F-Dajounte Murray (4Y-64M) extension
Sacramento…Signs G-Buddy Hield to (4Y-86M) extension.

Cats..Sign FA-F-Alfonso McKinnie-ex Golden State prospect

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……………..(HOCKEY)………………

Gulls…Back on practice ice…Team (0-4)-worst start in history of AHL franchise…Play Ontario in Friday-Saturday games.

Kings…Open road trip in Winnipeg on Tuesday…(3-5) on season
Ducks…Road trip begins in Nashville…Take (6-2) record on road.

Calgary..D-Andrew McDonald signs to play with Berne-in Swiss League

Dallas…F-Tyler Seguin confirms his home baldy damaged by Sunday tornadoes in North Dallas.

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…………….(GENERAL)…………………..

Soccer…English Premeir League…Sheffield stuns Arsenal (1-0) denying Gunners chance to move into 3rd place.

MLS…Adds Sacramento as expansion team-to start in 2022…Highly successful USL-franchise.

Conor McGregor…UFC former champion under investigation for possible 2nd sexual assault in Dublin.

Lou Palmer…1st sports anchor-hired at ESPN…passes away (83Y) in Connecticut.

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