Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Tuesday

Posted by on June 15th, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Baseball)…

Padres-L-Rockies (3-2)….San Diego lost 11-of-15….Friars (38-30)….Rockies (24-41)
..CJ Cron solo HR
..Austin Gomber (8in-0R-3H)
..Trent Grisham 2RHR in 9th
..Dinelson Lamet (4inn-1R-74P)

San Diego-Colorado..Tuesday pitchers-Yu Darvish-vs-Chi Chi Gonzalez

Padres…SS-Fernando Tatis leads all Vote Getters in All Star balloting for starting SS-position…Tatis (40%)..Javy Baez (13%)..Corey Seager (9%)

Sinclair Broadcasting…Owners of Bally Sports regional network that televises Padres game….trying to raise 250M in funds..is proposing use of an ‘App’ that would cost fans $23 per month to watch games….Sinclair owns 21-regional sports networks that televise baseball.

Dodgers-Phillies…Bryce Harper RBI single….Phillies led (1-0) at Press Time….Entering game.LA (39-26)….Dodgers won 5-of-6

Dodgers-Phillies..Tuesday matchup..Julio Urias (9-2)-vs-Zach Eflin

Angels-L-A’s….Athletics led (7-1) at Press Time…A’s score 7R-off Dylan Bundy in 2-plus innings…Halos had won 8-of-9…Angels (33-32)…Athletics (40-27)

Angels-A’s..Tuesday pitchers..Andrew Heaney-vs-Frankie Montas

(Scoreboard)

Mets-W-Cubs..Dom Smith HR..NY snaps Cubs 5-game win streak
Pirates-L-Washington..Kyle Schwarber HR for Nats
Orioles-L-Indians..Baltimore loses 16th in row on road
Red Sox-W-Blue Jays..Raf Devers HR in 9th..Jays hit 11HRs in 4-G
Reds-W-Brewers..Cincinnati erupts 10 runs..Joey Votto 2RHR
Tigers-W-Royals..Nico Goodrum HR-3RBI in 10 run outburst
Rays-W-White Sox..Tampa 3HRs..Rays (43-24)
Marlins-L-Cardinals..Tyler O’Neill RBI double for StL
Giants-Arizona..SF led (3-2) at Press Time..Brandon Crawford 2RHR..Diamondbacks lost 10-in row and 27-of-30 games
Twins-Seattle..Minnesota led 1-0 at Presstime
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(MLB Notes)

Sports Illustrated…Report on ‘Pitchers Who Cheat’…
..Fastball spin rates April-May (2329)..dropped June (2269)
..Batting averages  April-May (232)..Jump 11-points in June
..Slugging percentages…Jump 18-points in June

..P-Trevor Bauer-Garret Cole..Aroldis Chapman..Corbin Burnes..Shawn Beiber…reach 2-year low on spin rates in June…all 5-pitchers have bad outings in last two weeks since umpires began checking for tampered balls.
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(Roster Moves)

Texas..Release OF-Khris Davis-owe him (16.7M) on contract
Texas..Sign FA-P-Wade LeBlanc-ex Padres-Mariners-Giants
Boston..Recall P-Ryan Weber..Staff allowed 40 runs in 39-innings
Rockies..Sign FA-2B-Kelby Tomlinson-ex Giants

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(Injuries)

Indians..Shut P-Shane Bieber down 2-weeks-strained shoulder
Yankees..Send 1B-Luke Voit out on rehab-oblique
Yankees..DL-P-Luis Severino-groin
Cardinals..Activate P-Kwang Kim-from DL-back
Phillies..SS-Didi Gregorious-serback rehab oblique
Houston..Activate Ps-Lance McCullers-Jake Odorizzi
Braves..Examine OF-Ron Acuna-pectoral
Miami..Examine OF-Corey Dickerson-foot strain..OF-Jose Devers-arm
Washington..P-Stephen Strasburg-no progress with neck-nerve issue
Reds..Activate OF-Aristodes Aquino-from DL-hamate bone surgery
Toronto..Send OF-George Springer on rehab to AAA

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…(Basketball)…

(Scoreboard)

Clippers-Utah….LA led (71-49) early in 3rd period at Presstime …LA jumped out to (20-8) lead….Led (30-13)….Marcus Morris (6-8) shooting in first half…LA shot 50% in opening half…Utah 35%….If LA wins..series tied (2-2) going back to Salt Lake City

76ers-L-Atlanta (103-100)…Trae Young scores final 6-points..finishes (25P) in Hawks win…Atlanta-Philadelphia tied (2-2)
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(Schedule)

Milwaukee-at-Brooklyn…Tuesday matchup…Series tied (2-2)…Nets may be without G-Kyrie Irving-with sprained ankle..James Harden remains out hamstring…on Monday.
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(NBA Notes)

NBA Rules Committee..Looks to change rule that would bar players from leaning into defender to draw foul after shot.

Denver..Upset that F-Nikola Jokic ejected from game on Sunday for flagrant foul vs Suns.

Portland..Will interview ex Suns-Lakers-Houston coach Mike D’Antoni.

NBA..TV Ratings for 2nd round playoffs up 46% from last year.

U-Mass..Being criticized for erecting statues to John Calipuri-Marcus Camby…Starred at UMass but also got team put on NCAA probation.

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…(Football)…

Patriots..Open veterans minicamp with 11-new veteran free agents on hand..CB-Stephon Gilmour remains out while team tries to restructure his 7M-contract.

Raiders..Move mini camp workouts to 7:30am because of 115-degree heat in Las Vegas.

Jets..WR-Jamison Crowder takes paycut from 10M-to-5M with incentives.

Chiefs..Unsigned RB-Le’Veon Bell apologizes for critical tweet directed at Chiefs coach Andy Reid…Bell remains unsigned.

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(Roster Moves)

Carolina..Workout FA-CB-Clinton Ha-Ha Dix-ex Packers-Cowboys
Denver..Workout FA-DB-Shaq Griffin-ex Seattle
Jaguars..Workout FA-WR-Laquon Treadwell-ex Vikings-Falcons
Bears..Workout FA-LB-Brandon Marshall..ex Broncos

Eagles..Sign FA-QB-Nick Mullens-ex 49ers
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…(Hockey)…

(Scoreboard)
Montreal-L-Las Vegas (4-1)…D-Shea Theodore-Alec Martinez score early for Knights….Las Vegas outshot Habs (30-19) into 3rd period…Game 1-series

(Schedule)
NYIslanders-at-Tampa Bay…Game 2..Isles lead (1-0)

NY Rangers..Hire Gerard Gallant-Head Coach-ex Rangers coach
Buffalo..Want permission interfiew Ottawa assistant Jack Capuano

Carolina..Gives agent for D-Dougie Hamilton permission to seek a sign and trade deal.

Ducks-Ottawa….Senators-Anaheim discuss possible trades for C-Adam Henrique and D-Josh Manson.

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…(General)…

Torrey Pines…readies for practice rounds in US Open…All 4-rounds to be played on South Course…(7,6523Y-Par 71)

Soccer..Denmark…Veteran F-Christain Eriksen-life saved by CPR after heartbeat stopped…facing Pacemaker surgery.

Chelsea..Manager Tommy Tuchel looking at selling off at least 5-players to raise 150M in transfer frees.

Arsenal..Opens negotiation with Team USA F-Tyler Adams-has played at Leipzig-Germany last two years.

Indy Car…Jimmie Johnson continues ‘learning curve season’ with Chip Ganassi Racing…has finishes of 21-24-21-22-24 in five races this year.
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