Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Tuesday

Posted by on July 7th, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

…………………..(BASEBALL)………………

Padres…Schedule..Open Friday-July 23rd
…4-game homestand with Arizona Diamondbacks.
…Play 6-game road trip with Giants-Rockies
…Have 6-game homestand with Dodgers-Arizona.
…Have very tough 9-game road trip Dodgers-Arizona-Texas in Aug
…10-game homestand in September
…Play 12 of 15-at home in September
…Play 10 vs weak AL West-Mariners-Rangers
.. Play 30-games in first 31-days of season.

Dodgers..Schedule..Open Thursday night July 23
…Open with 4-game homestand with Giants
…Play 8-on road beginning in Houston
…Play 7-game homestand
…Play 6-at home to end season

Angels..Schedule…Start on road July 23rd
…Open season with 4-games at Oakland
…6-game home stretch with Astros-Mariners
…Play 6-game road trip
…Host Dodgers 3-home games in August
…Finish with 5-on road at San Diego-at Dodgers.

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Padres..P-Kirby Yates undergoes intake tests

Padres..SS-Jorge Mateo awaiting results of intake tests
Padres..Likely to carry C-Luis Torrens on roster-Francisco Mejia-DH
Padres..Will pay (379,503) in overage tax for going over draft pick signing slots

Padres..SS-Fernanto Tatis says he backs P-David Price sitting out season…..says he expects to wear mask this season in field.

Padres..Wil Myers minor thigh bruise in intrasquad game
Padres..P-Drew Pomeranz leaves intrasquad game with leg issue
Padres..Jurickson Profar..Jake Cronenworth-Trent Grisham hit solo HRs

Dodgers..P-Clayton Kershaw says he is ready to throw 5-innings live BP.

Angels..P-Griff Canning..up to 60P-in bullpen sessions coming off Plasma Platelet injection in off season.

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(MLB)

MLB…Chief medical officer says Utah testing firm handled 95%-of testing with results….5%-testing was delayed by holiday mailings.

Angels..Upset that no testers showed up Saturday and Sunday in camp…Delayed Monday workout

A’s..Upset that test kits were not forwarded to Utah lab-sat at San Francisco Airport thru weekend…Delays workouts 3-days

Mets…Delayed workouts because test results not back
Astros..Cancelled Monday workouts-no test results
Washington..Delayed workouts…waited 72-hours for results
Cubs..Some players went 5-days between tests-rather than every 2-days

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(Roster)

Braves..OF-Nick Markakis-opts out because of health concerns
Braves..1B-Freddie Freeman could miss all camp-seriously ill
White Sox..OF-Brandon Guyer retires
Red Sox..Express interest in FA-OF-Yasiel Puig-ex Dodgers

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(Injuries)

Giants..3B-Pablo Sandoval arrives at camp (286lbs)
Brewers…2B-Luis Urias fails covid test
Arizona..P-Javy Guerra-fails test
Texas..OF-Joey Gallo fails test
Yankees..P-Masahiro Tanaka-to miss 2-weeks-minor concussion

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……………….(FOOTBALL)……………….

Chiefs…QB-Patrick Mahomes signs 10Y contract extension with pay raises tied to increases in NFL salary cap….Deal is worth combined 450M…Includes 10M signing bonus….and 25M in incentives…Is cap friendly the first 3-years….Club faces a 49M-cap figure however in 2026-season.

Redskins…3-minority owners inform Daniel Snyder they want to sell their stock.

Nike..Ends business relationship with Redskins until team name changes

NFL..Confirms agreement for ‘Rapid Results Saliva Testing’ of players

NFL..Says if player on Super Bowl team tests positive…isolated 5-days..must have 2-negative tests before returning to practice.

Union..Sends letter to owners..Demand Daily Testing…No Preseason games…3-days of physicals…21-days Conditioning and classroom work…10-days OTA workouts….10-days contact work.

CFL…Proposing 6-game schedule…8-teams in playoffs…1-Hub city for all teams…CFL playoffs in ‘home stadiums’ with fans in November.

Andre Rison..former NFL star says he was punched by coach Buck Nystrom while a player at Michigan State in 1986.

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(College Football)

NCAA…Report they are talking to TV Networks about moving Power 5-Conference games to spring schedule.

Ivy League…Will vote on Wednesday-postpone fall schedule till spring.
Harvard..Announces all classes will be on-line.

LSU..QB-Peter Parrish-4 star recruit-enters transfer portal.

Leafield-IMG…Asks University to delay receiving rights fees for at least 60-days because of virus.

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……………..(BASKETBALL)………………

Sacramento Kings…become 7th NBA team to shutdown facility because of positive test of staffer.

New Orleans..Sign FA-G-Sindarius Thornwell-ex Clippers
Pistons..Assistant GM-Pat Gerrity leaves team

WNBA…Announces 7-of-131 players tested positive for virus.

Penn State..Coach Pat Chambers apologizes to player for making comment ‘You have noose around your neck’ for level of play….G-Rasin Bolton transferred to Iowa State a year ago.

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…………………(HOCKEY)……………

NHL-Union…Reach agreement on rules for Hub City playoffs
..Bring 31-players and 3-coaches per team
..Players take entry testing 48-hours before reporting
..Players tested every other day in Hub cities during camp
..Players tested every day once games start
..Players disqualified if they leave Hub hotels
..Players deadline to ‘opt out’ is Tuesday 5pm.

NHL…Confirm 23-positive tests of 2900-tests given

Toronto..Longtime Leafs star Eddie Shack placed in hospice care with cancer..age (83)

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…………………(GENERAL)………………….

NASCAR…..President Trump demands apology from driver Bubba Wallace after the ‘hanging noose’ story was a ‘hoax’ as he called it.

English Premier League..
..Hot Spur-W-Everton…Tottenham wins when deflected shot hit Everton Mike Keane and bounced into net for ‘own goal’

MLS..LA Galaxy…Devastating loss…34-goal scorer Carlos Vela ‘opts out’ and will not play in Tournament that starts on Wedneday…was captain of team..Galaxy lost F-Jonathon DeLosSantos with hernia surgery late last week.

MLS..Dallas Sidekicks pull out of MLS-Tourney in Orlando…10-players and coach test positive inside the Orlando bubble for virus…Entire travel party is quarantined.

Alex Zanardi…Former Indy car driver undergoes 5-hours surgery for reconstruction of face after being hit by a truck while on paralympic bike..Zanardi has had 3-surgeries in a week for brain injuries…still in a coma

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