Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Tuesday

Posted by on August 18th, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

…………..(Baseball)………..

Padres-Texas..Friars blowout Rangers…Led (14-4) in 8th inning at Press Time……Fernando Tatis 3R-HR..Grand Slam HR…Austin Hedges HR…San Diego snaps 5-game losing streak…San Diego (12-12)..Rangers (10-11)..

Padres-Rangers..Tuesday matchups..San Diego to name starter in morning-possibly Adrian Morejon-vs-Mike Minor (0-3).

Padres…Pushing back starts of Chris Paddack-Dinelson Lamet to give them 5-days of rest after poor outings.

Padres..OF-Tommy Pham-surgery fractured hamate bone in left hand..out at least 6-weeks..was hitting (.207)

Padres..P-Kirby Yates gets second opinion-facing surgery for bone chips elbow-likely gone for season.

Padres..DL-C-Francisco Mejia-bruised thumb
Padres..Recall C-Luis Torrens..1B-Ty France from taxi squad

Padres..Manager Jayce Tingler hopeful getting home on Wednesday will reignite offense.

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Dodgers-Seattle….LA trailed (8-6) in 6th inning at Press Time…Ross Stripling gave up 6R-in-3innings..Kyle Lewis 2R-HR…Kyle Seager HR for Ms….Corey Seager 3R-HR..Mookie Betts solo HR for LA  was (16-7)…Mariners (7-16)

LA-Mariners…Tuesday pitchers..Tony Gonsolin-vs-Marcos Gonzalez

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Angels-Giants…Mike Trout HR..Albert Pujols 2R-double..Anthony Rendo RBI double…..Angels trail (6-5) in 7th inning at Press Time…Halos (8-15)…Giants (7-15)

Angels-Giants…Dylan Bundy (3-1)-vs-Trevor Cahill.

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(Scoreboard)

Cardinals-W-Cubs..1st game..Dexter Fowler HR for StL
Cardinals-L-Cubs..2nd game..David Bote 3R-HR for Cubs-now (14-7)

Blue Jays-W-Orioles..Hyun Jin-Ryu 6-strong innings for Toronto

Red Sox-L-Yankees..Luke Voit solo HR..2R-HR..NY (16-6)..Boston (6-17)

Washington-L-Atlanta..Adam Duvall 2R-HR..Dansby Swanson 2R-HR

Mets-W-Miami..Robbie Cano-Peter Alonso combine 4HRs-6RBI

Tigers-L-White Sox..Chicago hits 6HRs in game

Twins-W-Royals..Nelson Cruz 2-solo HRs..Minnesota (15-8)

Rockies-Houston..Astros led (2-1) in 8th at Press Time..Carlos Correa 2RBI

A’s-Arizona..David Peralta HR..D-Backs led (3-0) in 7th at Press Time

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(MLB)

Indians…Report that Cleveland stars Francisco Lindor-Oliver Perez threatened to opt out if team allowed Zach Plesac-Mike Clevinger to return to team…Tribe players say Plesac-Clevinger ‘lied to team’ about violating health protocols and showed no remorse for danger they put the team in…Indians have sent them to taxi squad for 10-days..could possibly take trade offers for them…Trade deadline is August 31st.

Boston..GM-Chaim Bloom says (6-16) team has ‘alot of work to do’ to fix the season and roster.

Cardinals..informed they will have to play 11-doubleheaders to make up for cancelled games due to virus.

MLB-Union…discussing plan that would allow players on covid lsit for 14-days to return to team even if they show symptoms.

MLB-Union…discuss ideas of staging playoff games in ‘Stadium-Hotel-Neutral Sight’ bubbles.

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(Roster Moves)

Yankees..Callup 3B-Miguel Andujar from taxi squad
Tigers..Callup P-Casey Mize from taxi squad
Red Sox..Option P-Dylan Covey to taxi unit
Indians..Option OF-Orlando Bercado to taxi team

Pirates..Sign FA-P-Jandel Gustave-ex Giants

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(Injuries)

Orioles..Activate P-John Means from DL.
Tampa Bay..Activate P-Yonnie Chirinos from DL
Texas..Activate OF-Dan Santana from DL

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…………..(Football)………….

Chargers…1st padded drills in camp after 3W-conditioning

Chargers…LB-Melvin Ingram remains out of full practice-contract issues…wants new multi-year deal rather than play out final season of current contract.

Chargers..Coach Anthony Lynn talks about team
..Weird feeling not having fans around in camp.
..Sam Tevi is starting LT…big man..great feet
..Bryan Bulaga-Trei Turner..I want them be pros they have been
..Mike Pouncey..heck of a center-in pads-practicing-neck injury
..Justin Herbert-you cannot rush this process development
..Justin Herbert-will get lots of reps
..Full steam ahead-not worry about virus-focus football

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(Injuries)…1st day in pads-raft of injuries

Cowboys..DT-Gerald McCoy-miss year-torn quad
Browns..DE-Myles Garrett-hamstring issues flare up
Bengals..WR-AJ Green-injures hamstring first workout

Bengals..CB-Tre Waynes-torn pectoral muscle
Arizona..WR-D’Andre Hopkins-hamstring
Arizona..CB-Robert Alford-torn pectoral muscle
Jaguars..DT-Rod Gunter-retires-surgery aorta issue-heart
Jaguars..TE-Josh Oliver-surgery broken foot
Eagles..DT-Javon Hargrave-shoulder injury
Ravens..CB-Iman Marshall-torn ACL
Jets..WR-Vyn Smith-core muscle surgery
49ers..WR-Jalen Hurd-torn ACL

Broncos..RB-Melvin Gordon-struggling in practice in altitude
Miami..QB-Tua Tagovailoa goes thru 1st NFL practice since hip surgery..no problems.

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(Roster Moves)

Ravens..Workout FA-WR-Dez Bryant-ex Cowboys
Jaguars..Sign FA-DT-Tim Jernigan
Lions..Sign FA-RB-Jonathon Williams-ex Bills
Titans..Sign FA-LB-Jamal Davis-ex Dolphins

Giants..Release K-Chandler Catanzaro
Eagles..Release QB-Kyle Lauletta
Atlanta..Release QB-Dan Etling
Bengals..Release RB-Rodney Anderson-ex Oklahoma star
Vikings..Release LB-Quinton Poling
49ers..Workout FA-WR-Jaron Brown-ex Seattle-Arizona

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(NFL Notes)

NFL…Says of 2800 players tested..only 15 remain on Covid List

Washington..ex-Redskins RB-Derrious Grice arrested on 4-outstanding traffic violations…Indicted last week on 3-charges of domestic abuse.

Chiefs..announce home opener-Thursday night football-vs Houston will be played with just 22%-capacity in 75,000 seat Arrowhead Stadium.

Washington..Hire Jason Wright as President of team-former NFL running back..Union exec…Lawyer.

CFL…Cancels entire season after Canadian Government refuses to come up with 40M-loan to help operate the season….1st time since 1919-season has not been played in Canada.

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(College Football)

Aztecs…Break ground for construction of Aztecs Stadium at SDCCU land sight.

NCAA..Director of Medicine tells Conference Commissioners..”urge you not to play football…our testing is not good enough”

Big 10-Athletic Directors…say they do not know if an actual vote was taken to cancel the football season by the President’s and Chancellors.

SEC..Opened preseason camps for all teams in conference

Mid American Conference..AD’s meet to discuss spring football schedule…Talking to Mountain West Conference about possible bowl matchup after spring schedule.

LSU..CB-Kary Vincent-opts out-will not play this fall

Georgia..Transfer QB-JT Daniels-not cleared to practice..missed last year at USC-knee surgery.

Iowa..Confirms University will lose 100M in revenue this year…Hawkeyes Athletic Department revenue will be down 67%

North Dakota State..Cancels 1AA-football season

Bluefield State…Division II school in West Virginia announces it will field a football team in 2021…has not played football since 1980.

SWAC..announces spring football schedule will start February 7th and run till May 1st next year.
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…………….(Basketball)……………..

Lakers-Trailblazers…Open NBA playoff series on Tuesday…Anthony Davis (26PPG)..LeBron James (25PPG) pace Lakers…Blazers hi powered backcourt..Damien Lillard (30PPG)..CJ McCollom (22PPG)…Carmelo Anthony (15PPG)…Blazers without F-Zach Collins-shoulder issues..matchup of #1-vs-#8 seeds.

Celtics-76ers…Game 1-Eastern Conference series
Oklahoma City-Houston…Matchup Chris Paul-vs-James Harden
Milwaukee-Orlando..Matchup #1-vs-#8 in East Conference

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(Scoreboard)

Clippers-W-Dallas (118-110)…Clippers get (56P) combined from Kawhi Leonard-Paul George…overcome Luca Doncic (42P) and Mavs shooting 60% in opening half

Denver-W-Utah (135-125)..Nuggets hit 22-3’s…Jamal Murray (35P)..Nikola Jokic (29P) for Denver…Donavon Mitchell (57P) for Jazz in loss.

Toronto-W-Brooklyn (134-110)…Raptors hit 22-3’s….Fred Van Fleet (30P)..Sergie Ibaka (22P) off bench.

Boston-Philadelphia..Jayson Tatum (32P-13R)..Jaylen Brown (29P) in Celtics win..

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Lakers..G-Rajon Rondo-cleared protocols-rejoins team for therapy on broken thumb.

Utah..F-Ed Davis-sprained knee

76ers…Ownership commits 20M over 5-years for inner city programs..in Philadelphia..Camden..Newark.

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………..(Hockey)……………

(Playoff Scoreboard)

Vancouver-St Louis..Blues led (1-0) in 2nd period at Press Time..Canucks led series (2-1)

Boston-W-Carolina..Jake DeBrusk 2G-Boston scored 4-goals in row in (4-3) win..Bruins lead series (3-1)

Columbus-L-Tampa Bay..Lightning win (2-1)..lead series (3-1)

Colorado-W-Arizona..Avs blowout (7-1) win..Nazem Kadri 2-goals..Avalanche 3PPG…Coyotes held to 15-shots on goal…Colorado leads (3-1)

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Las Vegas…C-Max Pacioretty fined 2500-dollars for ugly slashing incident with Blackhawks.

Penguins..F-Evgenyi Malkin-fractured elbow surgery

NHL..confirms have now conducted (5,640-tests) in Hub Cities…no positive tests.

Kings..Send #2 draft pick F-Sam Fajemo to play in Sweden next season.

Ducks..Negotiate to send young D-Axel Anderson to play in Sweden

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………….(General)……………

Tennis…US Open…Simona Halep drops out of tourney because of Virus Crisis…6-of-8 top ranked women will not play in August tourney…including #1 ranked Ash Barty and defending champ Bianca Andreecu…..Rafael Nadal-Roger Federer-Stan Wawrinka also drop out on men’s side.

Soccer…FC-Barcelona…fire coach Ohique Setien after Barca knocked out of Champions League tourney.

Tottenham Hot Spur…Sign Joe Hart-G-Burnley.

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