Best 15 Minutes in Sports—Tuesday

Posted by on March 14th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

…………..(Baseball)……………….

World Baseball Classic…2nd round starts tonite at Petco Park…6pm-game..Dominican Republic-vs-Puerto Rico…DR led by power hitting Jose Bautista…PR-paced by Yadier Molina.

Team USA…1st workout at Petco Park in the morning..US plays its first game in this round on Wednesday nite-6pm at Petco.

Padres-L-Cubs (3-1)..Luis Perdomo (3.2-inn-2R-4H)-gave up HR to minor leaguer Jay Happ-who went (3-3) in game..Travis Jankowski-Corey Spangenberg combine for 4-hits.

Padres…Day Off today.
Padres..OF-Alex Dickerson-has more back problems after weekend workout.
Padres…2B-Ryan Schimpf-shutdown with more discomfort in obliques area.
Padres..Roster cuts-sent to El Paso..OF-Jose Pirela..2B-Jose Rondon..SS-Javy Guerra..P-Keith Hessler…P-Brad Wieck.
Padres..Sign Cuban FA-P-Oswaldo Hernandez (18Y)..gets (2.5M) bonus package-which costs team (5M) total with tax included.

Dodgers-W-Angels (3-1)…P-Kenta Maeda (3.2inn-1R-7K) in flashy outing..C-Austin Barnes 2R-HR….Halos Albert Pujols solo HR…P-Ricky Nolasco (4inn-3R-4W) in game.

Dodgers-Reds..Rich Hill starts for LA on Tuesday.
Angels-Royals..Matt Shoemaker makes another start.

Angels..Re-hire Wally Joyner as part-time minor league hitting instructor-will work with AAA-Salt Lake City and A-Orem farm teams.

(Injuries)

Dodgers..SS-Corey Seager will be out another week with back strain.
Reds..P-Anthony DeScalfini has sprained elbow
White Sox..OF-Charley Tilson reinjures back 2nd time.
Red Sox..P-David Price admits ‘surgery’ discussion took play about elbow.

(Roster)

Tampa Bay…wants to talk to FA-C-Derek Norris-just released by Washington.
Atlanta..Signs FA-P-Kevin Chapman-ex Reds.
Cubs..Release P-Maikel Cleto.

(MLB)

Mets..OF-Tim Tebow gets lst hit of spring…now (1-10)..(.100)
Red Sox..1B-DH-Carlos Quentin may be asked to start year AAA.

Dodgers..Red Adams-longtime pitcher..then scout…and longtime pitching coach-passes away at (95Y).

USD-vs-San Diego State…College baseball tonite…Toreros (10-3)..ranked 25th in nation…Aztecs off to (7-4) start.

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…….(Football)………

Chargers..Release LT-King Dunlap…will take (3.2M) cap hit but will get about 5M-salary cap space..was due (500,000) roster bonus this week.

Chargers…Pro FB Focus-stats evaluation..showed DJ Fluker rated hire as a RT rather than RG-but Chargers kept him at offensive guard spot…Had ratings of 71-77 at right tackle…63-57 the last two years at guard.

(Free Agency)

Eagles..Sign FA-QB-Nick Foles-ex Chiefs
Chiefs…Sign FA-DT-Bennie Logan-ex Eagles
Bills..Sign FA-DE-Ryan Davis-ex Jaguars..WR-Jeremy Butler-ex-Chargers
Denver..Sign FA-DE-Kasim Edibali-ex-Saints
Colts..Sign FA-DE-Margus Hunt-ex Bengals

(Roster Moves)

Denver..DE-DeMarcus Ware retires after (138) QB sack career-plagued by back problems.
Eagles..Release QB-Chase Daniels-just signed last spring.

(Visits)

Seahawks…TE-Jared Cook-ex Packers.
Steelers..LB-Dont’a Hightower-ex Patriots
Steelers..CB-Davon House-ex Bucs
Jets..Setup visit with QB-Jay Cutler-ex Bears
Jaguars…DT-Dontari Poe-ex Chiefs
Patriots..RB-Rex Burkhard-ex Bengals
Vikings..DE-Datrone Jones-ex Packers
Vikings..CB-Lardrius Webb-ex Ravens
Arizona..LB-Jarvis Jones-ex Steelers
Titans..LB-Eric Walden-ex Colts
Saints..LB_Alex Okafor-ex Cardinals
Bengals..DE-Connor Barwin-ex Eagles
Bengals..LB-Keenan Robinson-ex Giants
Bengals..OT-Andre Smith-ex Vikings
Bears..DT-Vance Walker-ex Broncos
Colts..LB-Kevin Minter-ex Arizona
Rams..LB-Kayvon Webster-ex-Denver

(NFL)

Cowboys..RB-Ezekiel Elliott under investigation for pulling down woman’s top-exposing breasts during weekend parade..said it was a practical joke.

Vikings…Players say ‘toxic situation’ exists in lockeroom…unrest of decision to dump or let go 8-veteran players including Adrian Peterson-Matt Kalil-and retirement of Chad Greenway.

Washington Post…details 127-page court document that shows NFL teams routinely violated DEA drug rules over issuance of Vicodin and Toradol injections…Unsealed documents showed average of 26-players per team took Toradol pain killing injections each Sunday….Survey showed NFL clubs issued on average (7) pain killing pills per player-each week…1800-retired players are suing NFL clubs for blatant disregard to their health.

Penn State…Former AD-Tim Curley and school VP-Gary Schutlz plead guilty to ‘child endangerment” for not being pro-active in reporting the Jerry Sandusky sex assault accusations to President Grahame Spanier. They could face 2-to-5Y in prison.

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…………(Basketball)…………….

Lakers-L-Denver (129-101)…Nuggets score (67P) in lst half..built 30P-lead in 2nd half in ugly blowout…Lakers now (1-10) since Magic Johnson took over…Denver bench scored (61P)…Nugs hit 17-3’s in game..LA now (20-47)

Clippers-L-Utah (114-108)..Gordon Hayward (27P)…Jazz put 5-in double figures…Utah hits 14–3’s in game.

Cavaliers..Sign FA-C-Larry Sanders-ex Bucks-been out 2-years with injuries.
Miami..G-Goran Dragic out with severe bruise to eye lid and orbital bone.
Memphis..G-Chandler Parsons-gone for year-torn meniscus surgery.

Golden State…F-Andre Iguodala fined (10,000) abuse of fans.

NCAA-Play In Game…Kansas State-vs-Wake Forest…U-New Orleans-vs-Mt St Mary’s.

NIT…Syracuse meets North Carolina-Greensboro

Division II….UCSD loses to Chico State (94-85)…Tritons knocked out of playoffs..wind up with (27-6) record.

University Seattle..Fires coach Cam Dollar-8Y on job..was (13-17)
Duquesne..Fires coach Jim Ferry..went (10-22)
North Texas..Hires Brant McCasland-Arkansas State..was (22-12).

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…………(Hockey)…………..

LAKings-L-St.Louis..(3-1)..Blues come into LA and dominate in easy win .

Kings-at-Arizona..Tuesday night road trip.

Ducks..G-John Gibson sidelined again-lower body injury.
Columbus…D-Ryan Murray-out 6W-broken hand.

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……………(General)………………

NASCAR…says it will not discipline Kurt Busch for fight in pits after race with Joey Logano.

Indian Wells Tennis…Venus Williams-Caroline Wozniaki both win 2nd round matches…Big Tuesday night-Raffa Nadal-Novak Djokovic-Roger Federer all play tonite.

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