Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Tuesday

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Padres-Dodgers….’Fight for 1st Place’……..Friars lead (7-1) in 8th at Press Time….San Diego scores 5-runs in 7th inning when Dodgers 1st baseman Max Muncy fails to make two plays in a row opening up a rally….Jorge Ona had RBI double to give SD the lead…then Muncy is late on a throw to home plate, allowing a run to score, then threw away a double play ball to the next batter….Wil Myers HR..Manny Machado 2R-single….to break game open….Dinelson Lamet survived shaky start to retire 10-in a row and struck out 11…Clayton Kershaw 9-striekouts in 6-innings before defense faltered….Padres now just 1-and-half out of first place…Friars (32-17)…Blue (33-15)….San Diego won 8-in row.

Padres-Dodgers…Tuesday matchup..Zach Davies (7-2)-vs-Tony Gonsolin (0-1)

Padres…SS-Fernando Tatis-hitting (.220) last 12-games battling fatigue.

Dodgers..P-Dustin May-goes thru 20-pitch bullpen session to test bruised foot-no issues

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Angels….Off day Monday..Halos (20-28)

Angels-Arizona..Tuesday matchup…Julio Teheran (0-3)-vs-Madison Bumgarner (0-4)

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(Scoreboard)

Reds-W-Pirates-1st game..Tyler Stephenson 2R-HR for Cinn
Reds-W-Pirates-2nd game..Brian Goodwin 2R-HR..Mike Moustakas 3R-HR

Cardinals-L-Brewers-1st game..Keston Hiura sacrifice fly in 8th for win
Cardinals-Brewers-2nd game..Tied (2-2) at Press Time..Jedd Gyorko 2R-HR

A’s-L-Seattle-1st game..Kyle Lewis 2R-HR for M’s
A’s-W-Seattle-2nd game..Mark Canha 2R-HR for A’s

Miami-W-Phillies.P-Felipe Lopez (7inn-1R).

Braves-L-Orioles..O’s hit 4-HRs..erupt for 14-runs

Twins-White Sox….Chicago led (2-1) at Press Time..Minnesota (30-18)…Chisox (30-16)

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(MLB)

MLB…Approves sale of NY Mets to Steve Cohen for 2.5B…he will purchase 95% control of the team.

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(Roster Moves)

Braves..Option P-Sean Newcomb to taxi squad..(13R-in-17 innings)
Red Sox..Callup P-Tanner Horeck-#1 draft pick
Arizona..Sign FA-3B-Jake Lamb-ex Arizona
Brewers..Sign FA-OF-Billy McKinney-ex Toronto

(Injuries)

Giants..OF-Alex Dickerson confirms he was victim of ‘false positive tests’….said he and his pregnant wife had 6-negative tests over 3-days after false positive test.

Reds..Put P-Tyler Thornberg on 45-day DL
Reds..Surgery-P-Matt Bowman-elbow ligament
Reds..DL-P-Sonny Gray-back strain
Reds..Activate OF-Nick Senzel from DL
Giants..DL-P-Trevor Gott-elbow
Giants..Exam P-Kevin Glausman-elbow issue
Phillies..MRI-C-JT Realmuto-hip injury
Phillies..MRI-OF-Rhys Hoskins-forearm
Rockies…Exam 3B-Nolan Arenado-shoulder issue

Toronto..Activate P-Oliver Drake-from DL
Mets..Activate P-Steven Matz-from DL

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……………(Football)………………

Chargers….LB-Drue Tranquill-has broken tibia near ankle..out indefinitely
Chargers..RB-Justin Jackson-quad injury on Sunday

Chargers..Coach Anthony Lynn praises rookie RB-Joshua Kelly-DE-GeorgeTillery

Chargers..Coach Anthony Lynn says new offense that moves pocket means team will throw less to RBs-this year…RB-Austin Ekeler was targeted just once on Sunday

Rams…Coach Sean McVay praises RB-by-Committee-ran for (155Y) vs Dallas

Rams..Coach Sean McVay gave ‘game ball’ to owner Stan Kroenke for beauty of So Fi Stadium.

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(Scoreboard)

Steelers-W-Giants..(26-16)..Ben Roethlisberger (229P-3TD)..RB-Ben Snell (113R)…Giants QB-Daniel Jones (279P-2TD-2Int) in loss

Denver-Tennessee…..Tied (7-7) at halftime…Drew Lock-Ryan Tannehill each threw TDs.

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(Injuries)

Colts..Confirm RB-Marlon Mack-Torn Achilles
Bengals..K-Randy Bullock-calf strain
Browns..IR-TE-David Njoku-kee strain
Dallas..LB-Leighton Vander Esch-surgery-broken collarbone-out 8W
Dallas..TE-Blake Jarwin-torn ACL
Dallas..OG-Cam Erving-strained knee
Houston..RB-Duke Johnson-ankle-out 3W
Jets..RB-Le’Veon Bell-hamstring issue
Eagles..DE-Vin Curry-hamstring
Eagles..DE-Brandon Graham-concussion
Eagles..CB-Craig James-leg
Raiders..OT-Trent Brown-calf strain

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(Teams)

Arizona..WR-DeAndre Hopkins praises QB-Kyler Murray after 14-catch day
Bills..WR-Stefon Diggs praised for (8R-85Y) day
Browns..QB-Baker Mayfield says team got ‘punched in mouth’
Cowboys..DE-Adlon Smith praised (6-solo tackles-5 assists)
Lions..LB-Jaime Collins facing fine for touching referee
Miami..Vote of confidence-QB-Ryan Fitzpatrick despite 2-interceptions
Vikings..Criticism of defense..gave up (522Y)..on field 42-minutes vs GBay
49ers…Offense just (2-11) on 3rd down
Seattle..QB-Russell Wilson razor sharp (31-of-35) passing
Tampa Bay..coach Bruce Ariens critical of QB-Tom Brady forced throws
Tampa Bay..OT-Donovan Smith allowed 6-hits on Tom Brady

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(NFL)

NFL-TV…Sunday night ratings (14.8M)..down 23% from last year…Fox raring (16.2R)..up 2%

NFL…President Trump rips NFL on twitter again….”Games-boring as hell”

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(College Football)

Big 10….Chancellors considering a ‘Revote’ on when to reopen season..yet to schedule it.
Pac 12…Exploring possible restart to season in late November..play thru January.

AP…New poll…1-Clemson..2-Alabama..3-Oklahoma…4-Georgi…5-Florida….Also ranked Louisiana Lafayette-24th…Appalachian State-25th

AP…New poll…Drops 2-Ohio State..7-Penn State..9-Oregon from polls-teams not playing.

Mountain West…allowing Air Force to play 2-game season…vs Navy (10/3)…vs Army (11/7) for Commander in Chief Trophy.

College Football Playoff…says it will hold Championship game on January 11th in Miami..but cancelling all fan fest events.

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……………..(Basketball)………………

(Schedule)

LA Clippers-vs-Denver….Game 7 of playoff series…winner goes on to Western Conference finals to face Lakers….Nuggets have come from 16-and-19 point deficits in winning last two games to tie series (3-3)

Clippers…Under criticism for poor team play…deficient bench play…in blowihg (3-1) lead in series.

Washington..Wizards G-John Wall-apologizes for making ‘gang signs’ in video he was filmed on.

Houston..will interview Clippers assistant Sam Casell after Mike D’Antoni resignation

Milwaukee..Team owner meets for 3-hours with star F-Giannis Antetokounmpo to discuss future of team…roster needs…and his contract status.

San Antonio..Dallas..Minnesota…scheduled to meet with Real Madrid-G-Facundo Campazzo who becomes a free agent and wants to come to NBA.

NBA…Allows 8-non playoff teams including Golden State-Minnesota-Cleveland to open special off season mini camp….Covid testing all players…and individual conditioning drills only.

Lonzo Ball…Fires Agent-Roc Nation…ahd moves to Rich Paul-Klutch Sports.

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……….(Hockey)………

(Scoreboard)

Dallas-W-Las Vegas….Stars rally from (2-0) deficit…score 3-goals in a row to win in overtime …to win series to advance to Stanley Cup finals.

Calgary…Gives contract extension to Geoff Ward to become fulltime coach…Led Flames to (24-15-3) recod as interim coach..taking team to playoffs.

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………(General)…………..

English Premier League
..Wolverhampton-W-Sheffield…Wolves score 2-goals in opening 6-minutes
..Chelsea-W-Brighton..Blue score in 55 and 66′ for easy win

NASCAR….Hall of Fame driver Red Farmer-hospitalized for 5-days with Virus

PGA…Scott Scheffler-withdraws from US Open field after positive Covid test.

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