Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Tuesday

Posted by on July 19th, 2022  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Baseball)…

All Star Game-Dodgers Stadium
..Clayton Kershaw (7-2) Dodgers starts for NL
..Shane McClanahan (10-3) Tampa Bay starts for AL
..AL Lineup loaded with power hitters Aaron Judge-Giancarlo Stanton-Raf Devers-Vlad Guerreero
..NL Lineup led by Manny Machado-Mookie Betts-Ron Acuna-Paul Goldschmidt.

All Star Game-Home Run Derby:
..Juan Soto came from behind to beat Julio Rodriguez in finals (19-18) in finals ..
..Julio Rodriguez-Seattle..hit 32 HRs in first round win..31 in 2nd round
..Pete Alonso-Mets..hit 20HRs in opening round..22 in 2nd round-but lost

..Albert Pujols pulled off upset Kyle Schwarber in first round-lost in 2nd round
..Juan Soto beat Ron Acuna in opening round-then Pujols in semi finals

 

MLB..Newly formed 11-Member Competition Committee will begin looking at information on Rules changes effective 2024 season
..Pitch clock-cut minor league games 27-minutes this season
..Limit use of shift..all 4-infielders must be on the infield dirt
..Shift must employ 2-infielders on each side of 2nd base
..Use of Robo umpire
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Padres..Contract talks with P-Joe Musgrove resume..San Diego upgrades offer to (8Y-110M)…had stalled at (8Y-88M)

Padres-Draft…Friars take 8-college players..3 high school in first 2-days
..P-Dylan Lasko-Georgia-coming off elbow surgery
..P-Rob Snelling-high school pitcher-Reno
..P-Adam Mazur-Univ of Iowa
..P-Henry Williams-Duke
..C-Lamar King-Calvert High-Maryland
..1B-Nathan Mastorella-California
..OF-Jakob Morsee-Central Michigan
..OF-Nick Vogt-UCSB
..1B-Griff Doersching-Oklahoma State

Dodgers…P-Dustin May throws 2-shutout innings-first rehab start-elbow surgery

Angels..Sign FA-1B-Phil Gosselin-ex Arizona-Atlanta
Angels..Put OF-Mike Trout on IL-rib cage inflammation

Aztecs…P-Troy Melton taken in 4th round of draft by Detroit Tigers…Was pitcher of year in Mountain West Conference with (2.07-ERA)
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(Injuries)

Phillies..P-Zach Eflin-shutdown after shoulder soreness returns
Red Sox..Surgery P-Chris Sale-fractured pinkie-could be out 5-to-6 weeks
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(Roster Moves)

Texas..Sign P-Kumar Rocker-taken in 1st round on Sunday..got (5.1M) bonus
Royals-Dodgers..Trade talks for 2B-Whit Merrifield
Royals-Brewers..Trade talks for OF-Andrew Benetendi

Lotte Giants..Release ex-Dodgers-Texas OF-DJ Peters-hitting (.228)
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…(Football)…

NFL-Training Camps…Begin opening this week-2-teams opened on Monday…8 Teams report Tuesday

..Raiders..New coach Josh McDaniels opened camp on Monday
..Bills..Josh Allen projects Bills as Super Bowl team as camp opened

..Chargers…Open rookie camp on Tuesday-led by #1-OG-Zion Johnson
..Falcons open camp led by Marcus Mariota as new QB..Desmond Ridder
..Ravens..Storyline hoping to get all injured OL-DL back
..Miami..Free agents Tyreek Hill-Terron Amsted join team
..Patriots..QB-Mac Jones returns as 2nd year starter
..Giants..DE-Kayvon Thibodeaux..OT-Evan Neal come to camp
..Jets..Rebuilt offense around QB-Zach Wilson

Rams..Open full camp on Wednesday
Rams..NFL suspends DT-Bobby Brown 6-games-PED violation

Arizona..OC-Rod Hudson tells club he will report to camp and play
Steelers..KR-Ryan Switzer retires
Titans..WR-Traylon Banks-#1 pick-cleared to play-had asthma issues
Seattle..Open competition at RB-Rashad Penny-rookie Kenneth Walker
Tampa Bay..Criticism RB-Leonard Fournett-was at 260-pounds in OTAs

Houston..Report NFL Players Association-QB-Deshaun Watson preparing lawsuit against NFL is league tries to invoke 1-year suspension for sexual misconduct….NFL says Collective Bargaining Agreement on Discipline does not allow for lawsuits after NFL Discipline officer hands down sanctions.

Buffalo..architects on new Bills Stadium say they will reduce seating from 70,000 to 60,00 in new steep seating design.
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(College Football)

UCLA…California Board of Regents meeting this week to discuss UCLA defection to the Big 10-Conference…..The UC system could take legal action against UCLA for exiting the conference

Big 12-Pac 12…End talks about possible merger of the two leagues…TV contracts expire at different times…22-team league too bulky….Big 12 ends merger talks..and rejects idea of scheduling alliance…may continue to talk to individual Pac 12 teams.

Florida…Tells QB-Anthony Richardson to drop his nickname ‘AR15’ on all social media accounts
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…(Basketball)_

Utah-NY Knicks..Trade talks for G-Donovan Mitchell stall…Jazz asking for future ¬†Knicks #1 picks…not Knicks protected #1 picks Knicks got from other teams.

Utah..Sign FA-F-Simone Fontecchio (6’9)..12P-per game in Spain

Dallas..Sign FA-C-Javale McGee..ex Suns
Denver..Sign FA-F-Jack White-played in Australia
Boston..Sign FA-F-Justin Jackson -ex Suns
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…(Hockey)….

NY Islanders…Open contract talks with C-Nazim Kadri-ex Colorado
Ducks..Non tender former #1 pick-Sam Steele-scored 6-goals
Ducks..Non tender F-Sonny Milano
Blackhawk..Sign FA-LW-Buddy Robinson-ex San Diego Gulls

Detroit..Hire Jay Varady-Asst coach-was head coach Tucson Roadrunners-AHL
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…(General)…

English Premier League….Teams in league lost combined (1.2B) during the 20-21 Pandemic season…Top 6-teams Manchester City-Manchester United-Chelsa-Liverpool-Hot Spur-Liverpool lost a combined 850M in operating.
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