Padres-Angels..Tuesday opener…Blake Snell to start for Padres…Snell…last 6-starts (36inn-7R-19H-54K-12W)…1.72-ERA in August.
Padres..(73-64)…(7-15) in last 3-weeks
Padres..Wildcard Race..Padres tied with Reds for wildcard race…Phillies 2-games behind…St Louis fall 4-games behind.
Padres…Lose P-Taylor Williams-claimed on waivers by Mimai
Dodgers-W-Cardinals (5-1)…Max Scherzer 13K-in 6-shutout innings…..Christian Taylor 2RHR…Max Scherzer strong outing….LA (87-51)…won 22-of-28…LA remains 1-game back of Giants
Dodgers-St Louis..Tuesday…LA may go with bullpen day-vs-JA Happ
Dodgers..Have to put Cody Bellinger back into starting lineup because of injuries..Bellinger hitting (.167-9HR)….hitting (.093) vs fastballs…hit (.041) vs Giants.
Dodgers…Callup P-Neftali Feliz
Angels-Texas….Rangers led (2-0) at Press Time…Halos (68-69)
Angels..Put OF-Justin Upton on DL for 2nd time with back issues…hitting (.211) this season after hitting (.215-204) the two years prior
Red Sox-L-Tampa Bay…Boston loses 7-0 lead..lost 11-10…Nelson Cruz HR..Austin Meadows inside the park HR…Wander Franco-Yandy Diaz combined 7-hits…Game featured 33-hits.
Royals-W-Orioles.Andrew Benetendi RBI-single.
Mets-L-Washington.Nationals 2R in 9th for win.
Yankees-L-Blue Jays..Vlad Guerrero 40th HR..Marcus Semien 2HRs
Pirates-W-Tigers..KeBryan Hayes 2R-single.
Phillies-W-Milwaukee..Phils 6HRs..Jean Segura Grand Slam HR
Reds-L-Cubs.Frank Schwendel RBI single..Reds lost 7-of-9.
Giants-W-Milwaukee..Buster Posey-Darrin Ruff HRs…SF (88-50).
Indians-L-Twins..Jorge Polanco HR-Minn
Astros-W-Mariners…Jake Meyers 3RHR
Red Sox..Sign FA-SS-Jose Iglesias-ex Angels
Braves..Sign FA-3B-Maikel Franco-ex Royals-Orioles
Braves..Sign P-Charley Morton to (1Y-20M) extension
Braves..P-Tanner Rourke-opts out of contract-becomes free agent
Tampa Bay..Callup P-David Hess
Miami..Option P-Austin Pruitt
White Sox..Shutdown P-Carlos Rodon-shoulder soreness
Red Sox..OF-Danny Santana-Covid test
Washington..OF-Gerardo Parra-knee issues
Tigers..P-Julio Teheran-shutdown for year-shoulder setback
Pirates..DL-P-JT Brubaker-shoulder issues
Mets..P-Robert Gsellman-begins rehab from lat strain
Blue Jays..OF-Cavan Biggio-rehab from elbow issue
Blue Jays..P-Ross Stripling-rehab from oblique
Reds..Activate P-Brad Brach from DL
NFL…Commissioner Roger Goodell confirms NFL seriously thought about cutting last season to 10-games..starting later in season if Covid epidemic could not be controlled…Praised Union and Doctors for working together on 1M daily testing program and accepting use of technology to continue to test players…Says NFL and Players cannot afford to give back the gains made last year in testing-close contact testing.
49ers..Sign FA-CB-Josh Norman-ex Bills
Seattle..Sign FA-CB-Bless Austin-ex Jets
Saints..Sign FA-WR-Chris Hogan-ex Bills..QB-Trevor Semien-ex Denver
Dallas..Sign FA-P-Brian Anger
Bengals..Sign FA-DT-Mike Daniels-ex Packers
Chargers..Sign FA-CB-Kemon Hall
Ravens..Workout FA-RB-Le’Veon Bell-ex Steelers-Jets..Devonta Freeman-ex Falcons
Chargers..coach Brandon Staley on game prep week:
..We are travelling Saturday-not Friday to Washington..
..Want to keep team in rhythm rather than disrupt Friday-Saturday
..WR-Mike Williams-full go in practice
..OT-Bryan Bulaga has hip-groin issue..Storm Norton may start
..We will use mask protocols..travel-plane-hotel
..We emphasize the rules for both the vaccinated and unvaxxed players
Chargers..Put S-Ryan Smith on IR-out 3W..had been on Covid list-Core injury.
Chargers…OT-Bryan Bulaga limited in workouts with hip-flexor ongoing issues…Storm Norton likely to start at RT.
Bengals..Lose S-Trae Waynes-hamstring issue
Cowboys..Put OG-Zach Martin-OT-Brandon Knight on Covid list
Carolina..OG-John Miller put on Covid list
Miami..OT-Austin Jackson..TE-Adam Shaheen go on Covid list
Ravens..RB-Justise Hill-torn ACL-knee
Minnesota..Gophers lose top RB-Mo Ibrahim for year-leg injury
Michigan..Lose WR-Ronnie Bell-torn knee ligament
Alabama..LB-Alan Iakely-to miss season with leg injuries
Georgia..Coach Kirby Smart confirms Covid outbreak on team-4 positive tests
Ole Miss-Louisville…Game marred by 3-ejections of players for targeting.
Lakers..Sign FA-C-DeAndre Jordan..just released by Detroit
Clippers..Release G-Yogi Ferrell
NBA..Announce 30-team “G League”…includes Rookie Ignite team and a franchise in Mexico City.
Sabres…Lose D-Dom Kahun-signs in Switzerland
Toronto..Lose F-Dennis Malgin-signs with Zurich Lions-Switzerland
Golf..Fed X-Cup Prize Money handed out
Soccer…USA-vs-Hondurans…’must win game’ World Cup qualifier on Wednesday….USA in 4th place with (0-0-2) recor in group play..Top 3-teams qualify to move onto Wolrd Cup.
Pele…80-year old soccer icon undergoes surgery removal tumor on colon..No information if it was cancerous.
Val Bottas..leaves team Mercedes to sign with Alpha Romeo…20-races without a win…Has 9-career wins running as teammate to Champion Lewis Hamilton.
Mercedes..signs George Russell from Team Williams to replace Bottas