Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Tuesday

Posted by on July 28th, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

…………(BASEBALL)………..

Padres-W-Arizona (6-2)..Fernando Tatis 3R triple with bases loaded…Trent Grisham HR…Padres bullpen throws 5–plus innings of shutout ball…Friars win 3-of-4 from D-Backs

San Diego-San Francisco…Padres open 6-game road trip…Zach Davies-vs-Jeff Samardzija in Tuesday game.

Padres…Road protocols…Temperature checks before boarding team buses..Boarding plane..Entering team hotel…Barred from leaving team hotel….eating at outside restaurants….using public transportation to stadium…Eat only in team designated dining room.

Padres…Highest opening day TV rating for Fox Sports San Diego..up 88% from last season.
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Dodgers-Houston…Tuesday…open 9-game road trip with 2-games in Houston…Walker Beuhler-vs-Fram Valdez in Tuesday game.

Dodgers…Travel day on Monday

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Angels-L-A’s (3-0)…Mark Canha solo HR..Matt Chapman RBI double…Angels fall to (1-3) start.

Angels-Seattle…Halos home opener on Tuesday…Angels may use ‘bullpen day’-vs-Justin Sheffield-Mariners.

Angels..Meet with Shohei Ohtani after terrible first start coming off elbow surgery…Pitching coach Mickey Callaway had moved him to left side of rubber rather than right side…Ohtani gave up 5-runs-did not retire any of 7-batters he faces in 1st inning on Sunday.

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(Scoreboard)

Marlins-Orioles..Postponed by Virus
Yankees-Phillies..Postponed by Virus

Toronto-Washington..Jays led (4-1)..Teo Hernandez 2-HRs
Cubs-W-Reds..Cubs up (7-0)..Scored 6R-early off Wade Miley
Rays-W-Braves..Hunter Renfroe HR-3RHR-4RBIs
Pirates-Brewers..Bucs led (1-0) at press time..Colin Moran HR
Indians-White Sox..Rained out
Royals-W-Tigers..Mikail Franco HR-3RHR..Jorge Soler HR
Astros-W-Mariners..Alex Bregman 3RHR..Jose Altuve solo HR .
Mets-W-Red Sox..Peter Alonso 2RHR..Mike Conforto 2RHR

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(MLB)

MLB-Owners…conference call to discuss Virus Outbreak with Miami-Phillies-Yankees…No plans to cancel season…Just upgrade testing

Miami…11-players and 2-coaches remain quarantined in hotel in Philadelphia after weekend outbreak and Monday positive tests.

Marlins players retested again Monday.  Phillies players retested also. Phillies clubhouses sanitized.

Yankees-Phillies..considering moving series to Yankees Stadium for Tuesday game.

Marlins-Orioles..Tuesday game postponed….MLB considering moving series to Baltimore and having Marlins bus from Philadelphia to Camden Yards to play series.

Miami…Miami Herald reports Marlins players met among themselves and voted to play on Sunday despite knowing some teammates had tested positive…Did not consult with team doctors or health specialists..Captain Mel Rojas said players voted to play.

White Sox….Manager Rick Renteria leaves team showing symptoms of virus..was having tests on Monday.

Washington…Manager Dave Martinez says he is ‘scared’ for health of his players because of virus issues.

MLB..Confirms tested (10,548-samples)..just 6-positive tests thru this past Friday.

Toronto…MLB decides Blue Jays will play two more series on road in Philadelphia and Baltimore…will not open home games in Buffalo till August 11th…while renovations continue to Bisons Stadium.

Fox Sports…Lays off 50-more employees because of  virus…Brings to 70-the layoffs since June 1st.

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(Injuries)

Texas..P-Corey Kluber has torn muscle in shoulder-out 4W
Houston..P-Justin Verlander to miss (2-4W) with strained  forearm.
Toronto..P-Ken Giles-MRI on elbow..placed on DL
Tigers..DL-P-Dario Agrazal-forearm
White Sox..DL-P-Rey Lopez-shoulder strain
Washington..DL-P-Roe Elias-gone for yuear-elbow innury

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(Roster Moves)

Braves..DFA-P-Mike Foltyniewicz
Colorado..P-Tim Collins-opts out because of virus
Toronto..Release P-Marc Rzepzynski
Toronto..Promote P-Wilmer Font to roster
Miami..Sign FA-P-Justin Shafer-ex Blues Jays-Reds.
Miami..Sign FA-P-Josh Smith-ex Reds

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…………………(FOOTBALL)………………

NFL…Training Camps open…Roger Goodell tells league employees:
..We can do this thru cooperation.
..This will not be a perfect season
..This may be an unfair season
..Hope is not a strategy
..We may postpone games and could push the playoffs back
..We plan on playing a complete season

Chiefs..Coach Andy Reid….”It’s us-vs-Covid virus”
Seattle..Coach Pete Carroll..”We must protect this team”
Detroit..Coach Matt Patricia..”Will not allow 1-guy to ruin the team”

NFL..Announcing they will conduct (40,320) tests per week beginning Tuesday with ‘Intake Testing’ at each camp.

NFL..Camps open Tuesday…Testing each players on Tuesday..then 48-hours quarantine…Then retests Friday and Saturday with physicals….Players allowed in facility on Sunday for conditioning drills and virtual classroom meetings.

Vikings…Lead trainer Eric Sugerman leaves team-tests positive for Covid virus

NFL..Puts Giants CB-Deandre Bakers and Seattle CB-Quinton Dunbar on NFL Exempt list while league investigates players part in armed robbery and bribery incident from summer party…Facing a combined 12-felony counts.

Washington..WR-Cody Latimer placed on Exempt List for felony firearms charge in shooting incident this summer.

Dallas..DE-DeMarcus Lawrence arrives at camp to meet with club about possible ‘opt out’

Dallas..CB-Maurice Canaday informs team he is opting out of season.
Patriots..FB-Dan Vitale opts out because of new born baby
Washington..DE-Caleb Brantley opts out

Washington..QB-Alex Smith reports to camp..Put on PUP list recovering from shattered leg two years ago

Jacksonville…Rookie S-Luq Barcoo arrives at camp-tests positive
Vikings..WR-Justin Jefferson tests positive at camp.
49ers..WR-Richie James tests positive

San Francisco..former DT-Dana Stubblefield convicted  or rape charge filed by former baby sitter.

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(Teams)

Washington…QB-Alex Smith reports to camp for team physical…attempting comeback after 7-surgeries for shattered leg and infections two years ago.

Carolina..Signs FA-LB-Kyahva Tezino-ex Aztecs-ex Patriots

Seattle..OG-Chance Warmack-opts out due to virus
Baltimore..KR-De’Anthony Thomas opts out

Green Bay..opens contract talks with DE-Everson Griffen-ex Vikings
Saints..Sign 1st round pick-OC-Carlos Ruiz-ex Michigan
Giants..Sign 1st round pick OT-Andrew Thomas-ex Georiga
Seattle..Sign 1st round pick LB-Jordyn Brooks-ex Texas Tech
Rams..Sign 2nd round picks RB-Cam Akers-ex Florida..WR-Van Jefferson-ex LSU

Bengals..QB-Joe Burrow-only unsigned 1st round pick

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(College Football)

Michigan State…Confirms 16-players..4-staff members have tested positive since last week for virus.

Kent State..Mourning shooting of 4Y-starting LB-DeVante Strickland-gunned down at house part in Lancaster, Ohio

Pioneer League…Cancels all non-conference games…Will start league football season on September 26th.

USD…Loses 3-non conference games…at Cal Poly…at UC-Davis…home-Georgetown University

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…………..(BASKETBALL)………………

Clippers…NBA fines G-Lou Williams 2-game checks..Must quarantine 10-days and miss 2-games for violation bubble rules for going to strip club in Atlanta while on personal leave.

Portland..G-Damian Lillard-injures foot in workouts
Dallas..F-Kristaps Porzingas facing fine for no-show at virus test

Suns..C-Aaron Baynes passes test-arrives in Orlando bubble

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……………….(HOCKEY)…………………

NHL….24-teams arrive at Bubble hotels in Edmonton and Toronto…being tested and begin 48-hour quarantine.

Arizona Coyotes…Team GM-John Chayka reportedly in line for front office job with either New Jersey Devils or Buffalo Sabres…Quit despite having 4-years left on contract.

NHL…announces it conducted 11,130-virus tests in 2-weeks..only 2-positive tests.

Boston..D-Ryan Spooner will not return to NHL..signs extension with KHL-Minsk team in Russia.

Boston..F-David Pastrnak-cleared virus test..reports with team in Toronto.

Vancouver..Sends draft pick F-Nila Hoglander to play with Rogle-Sweden.

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………………(GENERAL)………………

English Premier League
..Chelsea-opens negotiations on (93M) deal to purchase Kai Havertz from Bayer Levenkusen-Germany.
..Manchester United…Begins talks about (115M) transfer fee to acquire Jadon Sancho from Dortmund-Germany.

Paris St-Germaine….Lose F-Ky Mbappe with torn ankle ligaments.

Indy Car…Cancels Portland and Leguna Seca Grand Prix races…will run extra road races at Mid Ohio-Gateway and Indianapolis in fall.

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