Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Tuesday

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Padres-W-Arizona….Padres led (6-1) at Press Time…Fernando Tatis 2RHR..Eric Hosmer solo HR….Diamondbacks guilty of 3-big misplays early in the game..failed to execute easy pickoff play…Missed cutoff man…failed to cover 1st base on two bunts….Chris Paddack (4.1inn-1R-3H) in first start off DL…..Monday Night…SD (70-62)….Padres lost 13-of-17….Move to 1-and-half back of Reds for final wildcard spot

Padres-Diamondbacks..Tuesday matchup..Blake Snell-vs-Zac Gallen…Snell-last 5-starts in August (2.12-ERA)….(29-Inn..19H..10W..44K)

Padres..Activated P-Chis Paddack from DL.

Dodgers-Atlanta…..LA led (5-3) at Press Time…Kyle Seager 2RHR…Mookie Betts-Will Smith-Max Muncy solo HRs…LA won 17-of-21…(83-49) record

LA-Braves..Tuesday matchup-Walker Beuhler-vs-Charley Morton..Beuhler (12-2) 2.02-ERA

Angels-Yankees….Game tied (7-7) at Press Time..Jack Mayfield Grand Slam HR..Shohei Ohtani solo HR…Corey Kluber (4inn-5R) in first start coming off DL…Giancarlo Stanton 2RHR for NY….Halos came in (64-67)….New York won 13-of-15

Halos-New York..Tuesday matchup..Shohei Ohtani (8-1) 3.00-ERA-vs-Jameson Tailleon.

Angels-Giants…Halos sell P-Jose Quintana to San Francisco..(6.75-ERA) with Halos.

(Monday Scoreboard)

Giants-Milwaukee..SF trailed 2-0 at Press Time..Corbin Burnes (6inn-0R)
Reds-L-Cardinals..Paul Goldschmidt 2RHR for StL
Phillies-W-Nationals..Bryce Harpeer 2RHR..Brad Miller solo HR..
Twins-W-Tigers..Josh Donaldson 2RHR for Minn..
Blue Jays-W-Orioles..Vlad Guerrero HR..
Red Sox-L-Tampa Bay..Brandon Lowe HR-RBI single for Rays
Astros-Mariners..Yordan Alvarez RBI single-Houston led 2-1 at Press Time.
Rockies-L-Texas..Alex Alecy (5inn-1H) in first start for Rangers

(MLB Notes)

Mets…Team President Sandy Alderson rips SS-Javy Baez as being unprofessional for mocking home fans by giving them ‘thumbs down’ after he hit HR…Baez says he was tired of fans booing Mets players at home..Baez hitting (.210) since trade to New York…2B-Francisco Lindor hitting (.223).

Pirates..Fire hitting coach Rick Eckstien…Buccos #27 in batting average..#30 in runs scored.

Twins..Hire Paul Molitor as Minor League Hitting Coach.

(Roster Moves)

Red Sox..Sigh FA-P-Brad Heacock-ex Indians
Mets..Release P-Zach Godley…OF-Josh Reddick
Brewers..Sign FA-2B-Renato Nunez-ex Tigers
Pirates..Callup P-Shelby Miller-ex Braves-Cardinals-Arizona


Toronto..Activate OF-George Springer from DL

Giants..DL-Johnny Cueto-Alex Wood..Covid issues
Boston..DL-P-Matt Barnes-Covid test
Yankees..Surgery-P-Zach Britton-bone chips elbow
Miami..P-Jake Eder-elbow surgery
Indians..C-Will Ramos-torn ACL-knee
Rockies..P-Jon Gray-pulled forearm tightness.

Reds..P-Brad Brach-sent on rehab to test shoulder
Astros..P-Jose Urquidy-sent on rehab outing
Indians..P-Shane Beiber-throws 36P-bullpen session

Chargers…NFL steps aside in massive lawsuit filed by Dea Spanos-vs-Dean Spanos operation of team…..Spanos and NFL tried to invoke ‘arbitration clause’ to decide possible sale of team….Denver Probate Court-ruling in Broncos Trust lawsuit-ruled NFL cannot force case into arbitration….NFL backed away from imposing bylaws in Chargers Trust lawsuit….Case will go before San Joaquin County judge in November for his ruling on Civil Case-vs-Arbiration…Filings by Dea Spanos say Dean Spanos has reneged on all his contributions to Chargers Trust..some 22M…and that club is 453M in debt and is also facing a 75M-Estate Tax bill.

(Roster Cut Day)

Chargers..Release DE-Jesse Lemonier..LS-Cole Mazza..OT-Ty St Louis..WR-John Hurst

Rams..Release OG-Jeremiah Colone

Lions..WR-Breshad Perriman..CB-Mike Ford..OG-Evan Helm
Colts..S-Sean Davis..LB-Isaiah Kafusi..S-Holton Hill
Ravens..OT-Michael Schofield
Miami..OC-Matt Skura..LB-Bern McKinney..WR-Rob Foster
Raiders..LB-Darron Lee
Vikings..RB-Ito Smith
Browns..QB-Kyle Lauletta..WR-JoJo Naston
Patriots..S-Adrian Colbert
Falcons..DE-Eli Ankou
Eagles..RB-Eli Holifield
Steelers..TE-Marcus Baugh..RB-Tony James..P-Jordan Berry
Tampa Bay..CB-Antonio Hamilton..TE-Tanner Hudson
Titans..DE-John Simon..RB-Brian Hills..S-Clatyon Gaethers
Arizona..WR-Kee Sean Johnson..DL-Josh Mauro..S-Shaun Williams
Bills..CB-Tim Harris
Carolina..LB-Jon Celestin
(Roster Moves)

Houston..Report Texans will keep QB-Deshaun Watson on 53-man roster but will keep him inactive until the NFL makes a decision on his status during the litigation of sexual misconduct lawsuits.

Ravens..Talk to FA-RB-Todd Gurley-ex Rams
Bills-Carolina..TRADE..Bills ship DE-Darryl Johnson for #6 pick
Houston-Jets..TRADE..DE-Shaq Larson to Bills for #6
Giants-Bengals..TRADE..NY sends DT-BJ Hill to Cinn-for OT-Billy Price
Jaguars-Seattle..TRADE..Jax sends CB-Sidney Jones for #6

Chiefs..Shopping OG-Laurent Tardif…sat out last year to serve as a doctor in Montreal during Covid outbreak in Canada.


Colts..Put QB-Carson Wentz..C-Ryan Kelly..TE-Zach Pascal on Covid list
Eagles..Activate OC-Landon Dickerson from PUP
Jets..OT-Mehki Becton put in concussion protocol
Giants..TE-Evan Engram-out with calf injury
Lions..QB-Tim Boyle-surgery-injured thumb
(NFL Notes)

NFL..Puts new Covid protocols in place effective this week…
..Vaccinated players will be tested 1X per week
..Vaccinated players can request daily tests
..Unvaccinated will be be tested daily..Must wear masks in building
..Unvaccinated will be separated in lunch rooms-meeting rooms-flights-hotels
..Players who have family members who become ill-tested daily.

Trent Dilfer..Former QB-TV analyst criticized for explosive outburst against high school player he coaches at Lipscomb High School-Tennessee…Put his hands on player and shoved him….Dilfer apologized on Monday

NFL Games-London…Could be in jeopardy….United Kingdom-England-will not allow unvaccinated travellers into the country..meaning un-vaccinated players on Jets-Jaguars might not be permitted into country…Included in that group is Jets QB-Zach Wilson

New Orleans..Saints considering possible move of home opening game from Superdome because of severe flooding and destruction in city from hurricane.

49ers…Veteran LB coch Johnny Holland leaves team for treatment of recurring cancer.

Atlanta..QB-Josh Rosen impressive (9-18) 118 in first outing with Falcons
(College Football)

Aztecs..Name 5-co captains for start of the season..including OT-Zach Thomas..LB-Caden McDonald..S-Trenton Thompson..TE-Daniel Bellinger.

USD…Name Mason Randall as starting QB this week against Cal Poly…Randall started last spring in (4-2) Torero season.

UCLA…Lowest home opener attendance in Rose Bowl history (32,982)….Bruins had lowest season attendance in 2019 (43,849)….
Bruins attendance plunged from all time hight in 2014 (76,650).

Tulane…Will move home opening game next week vs #2-Oklahoma out of New Orleans…Could play game at Oklahoma.

Alabama..Suspend QB-Quan Robinson=DUI arrest over weekend.

Lakers..Sign FA-G-Rajon Rondo (1Y-7M)
Clippers-Golden State..Bidding on C-Paul Millsap-FA from Denver
Suns-San Antonio..Open trade talks for G-Thaddeus Young (14P)
Brooklyn..Open contract talks with C-DeAndre Jordan about buyout

Aztecs…Agree to deal to play Michigan-coached by Juwaan Howard in Ann Arbor on 12/4


Toronto..F-Tyler Gaudet..Signs to play in Germany.

PGA…Possible disciplinary action agaist Bryson DeChambeau who is boycotting talking to all the media covering the tour.

US Open…1st round Tennis action..Simona Haelep survives scare to win opening round match…Sloane Stephens comes from behind to beat Madison Keys in first match….Anna Kerber come from behind win.


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