Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Tuesday

Posted by on August 17th, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Baseball)…

Padres-L-Rockies (6-5)….CJ Cron crushes 9th inning home run off Daniel Hudson for Colorado walkoff win…….Monday game…San Diego (67-53)….(18-20)..Padres tied game on Trent Grisham 3RHR in 9th inning…Rockies jump on starter Ryan Weathers early….Charley Blackmon 2RHR…Trevor Story 2R-double…Ryan Weathers (4inn-5R-8H-2HR)….Weathers last 4-starts (15.2inn..25R..30H…7W..8HRs)..Padres  lost 5-of-6 to bad teams…

San Diego-Colorado..Tuesday matchups .Possible bullpen day-vs-German Marquez.

Padres..Sign FA-P-Jake Arrieta-ex Cubs-Phillies-Orioles…(35Y)..released last week by Cubs after giving up (58R-in-58inn)…Career record (116-90)…3-straight seasons deteriorating…ERAs (4.64…5.08…6.88)

Padres..Bypassed opportunities to sign FA-P-Cole Hamels or FA-P-Colin Rea (2.03-ERA) Japan.

Padres..GM-AJ Prellar remains confident his team can bounce back
..This is not been pretty
..No way to sugarcoat this
..Not going to overpay to trade for a rental pitcher
..We will look outside organization
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Dodgers-Pirates….Tied 0-0 in 5th inning at Press Time….LA (72-46)…Won 8-of-10

LA-Pittsburgh..Tuesday pitchers..David Price-vs-Will Crowe

Dodgers…P-Cole Hamels pulled after 1-inning of rehab start in Arizona…placed on 60-day DL-gone for the year..likely reinjured shoulder-bicep…Had signed two weeks ago.

Dodgers..Sign FA-P-Evan Roberts-ex Tampa Bay
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Angels-L-Yankees (2-1)…Joey Gallo 2RHR…Gerrit Cole (5inn-9K)….Halos (59-61)

Angels-Tigers…Tuesday matchup-Casey Mize-vs-Dylan Bundy.
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(Scoreboard)

Braves-W-Miami..Freddie Freeman 3RHR..Adam Duvall 2RHR
Orioles-L-Tampa Bay..Brandon Low HR-3RBI.
Cubs-L-Reds.Cinn 8R-7th inning..Cubs lost 12-in row-give up 99-runs.
A’s-L-White Sox..Luis Robert HR
Indians-Twins..Tied 4-4 in 8th at Press Time
Houston-Royals…Tied 4-4 in 7th at Press Time.
Mets-Giants…SF led 2-0 in 6th..Giants going for 77th win
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(Roster Moves)

Toronto..Sign FA-OF-Mallex Smith-ex Padres-Mariners-Reds-Tampa
Boston..Sign FA-3B-Travis Shaw-ex Brewers
Pirates..Sign FA-OF-Josh Tsutsugo-ex Dodgers
Reds..S-FA-P-David Robertson-ex Phillies-Yankees

Reds..DFA-OF-Mike Freeman
Marlins..DFA-C-Devin Marrero
Pirates..DFA-1B-John Nogorski

Orioles..Callup P-Fernando Abad
Red Sox..Option OF-Franchy Cordero to AAA
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(Injuries)

Reds..Lose OF-Jess Winker-oblique
Red Sox..P-Adam Ottavino-shoulder issue
Tigers..P-Jose Teheran-shoulder strain
Washington..P-Joe Ross-facing surgery-torn elbow ligament

Arizona..Pitching Coach-Matt Herges..P-Merrill Kelly-P-Joe Mantiply all placed on Covid DL.

Phillies..P-Zack Eflin-Vincent Velasquez-throw batting practice
Milwaukee..Activate P-Eric Lauer from DL
Cubs..Activate OF-Jason Heyward from DL

Yankees..Activate P-Gerrit Cole..P-Jordan Montgomery
Yankees..C-Gary Sanchez sent on rehab outing
A’s..OF-Chad Pinder sent on rehab
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…(Football)….

Chargers..Sign FA-LS-Matt Overton-ex Colts-Titans..ex SDSU
Chargers..Release WR-Michael Bandy-ex USD
Chargers..Release K-Alex Kressman

Chargers…LT-Rashawn Slater..LT-Trey Pipkens..WR-Mike Williams held out of practice on Monday

Chargers..coach Brandon Staley:
..OT-Rashawn Slater-held out practice-back stiffness
..WR-Mike Willialms will miss week practice-hip
..RB-Justin Jackson will sit out week practice-groin
..CB-Ryan Smith may not be ready for start of season-hip
..Critical of gunners on special teams-poor game
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(Roster Moves)

Bills..Release DT-Eli Ankou..OG-Caleb Benenoch
Lions..Release CB-Alex Brown
Patriots..Release WR-Marvin Hall…TE-David Wells-ex Aztecs
Saints..Release DE-Noah Spence..CB-Prince Amukamara
Rams..Release OT-Ryan Pope-ex Aztecs..LB-Derrick Moncrief
Titans..Release TE-Gabe Holmes
Raiders..Release OT-Ethan Westbrooke..RB-Bo Scarbrough..CB-Devante Busbee
49ers..Release LB-James Burgess
Arizona..Release RB-Ito Smith..DT-Darius Kilgo
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(Injuries)

Miami..WR-Allen Hurns-out 6W-wrist surgery
Arizona..Activate RB-James Conner from Covid list
Ravens..QB-Trace McSorley-back injury
Bills..Activate OT-Dion Dawkins from Covid list
Denver..RB-Melvin Gordon-groin issue
Colts..Def Coord-Matt Eberflus-Covid issues
Giants..QB-Clay Thorson-concussion
Giants..LB-TJ Brunson-knee injury
Giants..DE-Josh Kalu-torn pectoral
Washington..Activate WR-Curtis Samuel from Covid list
Jets..Activate DT-Quinnen Williams from PUP list
Dallas..QB-Dak Prescott begins light throwing workouts

CFL-Calgary Stampeders..QB-Bo Levi Mitchell-injured leg
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(NFL Notes)

Seattle…End negotiations with S-Jamal Adams..will play out this season on (9.6M) contract and possibly franchise tag him next February.

Jacksonville…Jaguars will pay (3.5M) of LB-Joe Schobert contract  as part of trade to Steelers.

NFL..Announced teams will have a 16-player practice squad again….will be allowed to add 2-practice squad to active roster-giving them 55-players to choose from for 46-man active game-day roster….IR list-teams can recall unlimited number of players after 3W on IR list.

Joe Walton…Former Jets head coach…Assistant coach Steelers-Jets-Redskins…was longtime TE with Redskins-Steelers …founded football program at Robert Morris-1AA program.

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(College Football)

AP-Preseason Poll….1-Alabama..2-Oklahoma..3-Clemson..4-Ohio State..5-Georgia..6-Texas AM…7-Iowa State…8-Cincinnati…9-Notre Dame..10-North Carolina…..11-Oregon…15-USC…20-Washington.

Aztecs…Head into 2nd full week in pads…Coach Brady Hoke:
..Glad to be in pads-team gets chippy-gets into flow
..Scrimmage on Sunday…want build longer drives-learn substitute
..QB-Jordan Brookshire has pulled ahead in battle…Made some hay
..Brookshire got respecrt of team-way he played last year
..Brookshire throwing ball well-much more decisive
..Lucas Johnson-great off season..gotten stronger..knows playbook
..Johnson-learned mechanics-use oif feet passing ball
..Jalen Maybin-put self into mix..learning his reads in passing
,,Robert Haskell-late arrival-not ready  for prime time
..Freshman OL-Zander-Ross..making quick progress
..Like room that OL coach Mike Goff runs.
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…(Basketball)…

Clippers-Memphis….TRADE…Clippers acquire G-Eric Bledsoe (14P-3A-3R) from Grizzlies get G-Patrick Beverly…G-Rajon Rondo..C-Daniel Oturu….Clippers clear 24M in contracts…take on 19M in deal.

76ers…2nd round pick Flip Petrusev (6’11-C) signs in Turkey

Charlotte..May invite G-LiAngelo Ball to camp…Playing in NBA-Summer League (10P-3R-2A-1 Steal) per game…shooting 41% from 3-point range.

Boston..Sign G-Marcus Smart (4Y)
New Orleans..Sign G-Josh Hart (3Y)
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..(Hockey)…

San Jose..Sign #1 pick-William Eklund-Djurgarden-Sweden.
Las Vegas Knights..Sign FA-D-Ben Thompson-ex NJ Devils

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…(General)…

Tennis..Roger Federer-3rd knee surgery-will miss US Open

Golf..Collin Morikawa-Jordan Spieth-Pat Cantalay-Harris English head the 125-man field for Fed Ex playoffs that begin this weekend.

Soccer…USA Womens star Carli Lloyd retires at age 39…scored 128-goals in 312 international games.

NASCAR…Says the Brickyard 200 will continue to be run on the Indy speedway road course next year, despite track curbing breakup and rash of accidents that wrecked  16-cars.

Soccer…President of FC-Barcelona says franchise has 1.6B-debts..blames former Board of Directors for destructive business decisions
..Salaries of team were 103% above revenues
..Lost 107M-revenue due to Covid
..Have 670M in bank debts

Horse Racing..Delmar…Draw for Saturday’s 1M-Pacific Classic is Tuesday..as many as 17-horses expected to go to post.
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