San Diego City Council…..In a 5-hour heated debate, with 203 speakers…Council votes (8-1) to remove 5M from City budget the Mayor intended to us to fund a special November election for the Convention Center expansion and the Soccer City-Qualcomm sale….Mayor Kevin Faulconer at 9pm-announced he would over-ride the veto…and find 5M from other areas to hold the election…Council would have to have 6-negative votes in their next meeting to block the Mayor….Councilman Scott Sherman, who voted for the funding-was angry…saying the FS proposal was the best the city had had in 35-years…and charged that San Diego State-trying to block the Soccer City proposal had asked for a special land deal giveaway to the University.
Padres-at-Arizona…Tuesday opens 3-game series..Danelson Lamet (2-0)…(10inn-2-R-16-strikeouts)-vs-Robby Ray (5-3).
Padres..Off-day on Monday
Padres..OF-Alex Dickerson has second setback with protruding disc in back…upper back tightness in different area from first injury in spring.
Dodgers-L-Washington (4-2)..Anthony Rendon HR…..Matt Wieters 2R-single…LA hitting drought continues…have scored just 15-runs in last 6-games…Nats (36-20).
LA-Nationals…Tuesday matchup…Brandon McCarthy (5-2)-vs-Max Scherzer (6-3)
Dodgers….Legendary manager Tommy LaSorda (89) attended the game-weeks after heart surgery for a new pacemaker.
Angels..Off-day on Monday
Halos-at-Detroit…Tuesday…Jess Chavez (4-6)-vs-Daniel Norris.
Angels..Callup P-Dalton Pounders from AAA-Salt Lake City
Reds-W-Cardinals..Scooter Gennett 2R-double.
Braves-L-Phillies..Tommy Jones 2R-HR-RBI single..Bartolo Colon (2inn-8R)
Giants-W-Brewers..Jeff Samardzija (7inn-10K)..Giants won just 4-of-13.
Cubs-W-Marlins..Kris Bryant 2R-HR
Houston-W-Royals..Astros win 11th in row..Bryan McCann 2R-HR..Houston (42-16)
Toronto-L-A’s..Ryan Healy 2R-HR-3R-HR
Red Sox-Brewers..Trade..Boston sends 2B-Yeison Coca (.284) in minors to Brewers as final payment for P-Tyler Thornberg….Bosox had already dealt away 3B-Travis Shaw (.296) and two other minor leaguers in winter deal.
White Sox..Sign FA-P-Bobby Parnell-ex Mets-Royals closeer
Orioles..Callup P-Edwin Jackson-ex Dodgers-Cubs-Patres-Nationals.
Yankees..Option 1B-Tyler Austin to AAA.
Tampa Bay..Send OF-Peter Bourjos out on rehab.
Blue Jays..Of-Dalton Pompey heads out on rehab
Rockies..Send C-Tom Murphy out on rehab
Giants..2B-Connor Gallaspie goes on out rehab
Tampa Bay..SS-Matt Duffy-still having issues with Achilles
Tigers..MRI on P-Justin Verlander-clean
Baltimore…Orioles radio voice Fred Manfra leaves broadcast booth-health issues with hip-knees-back.
Cavaliers….Limited walkthru practice-fighting fatigue…Trail Golden State (2-0) in NBA finals..Game 3-in Cleveland on Wednesday…Team desperate to get scoring help for LeBron James-Kevin Love….Need bigger outbursts from JR Smith-Kyrie Irving and rest of bench.
George Raveling….Nike exec calls LaVar Ball’s antics involving his son Lonzo-damaging to the player’s draft status.
Derek Fisher…Apologizes for DUI-auto accident 3am on Sunday-flipped his car. on Highway 101-near Sherman Oaks.
Chargers…Begin final week of OTA workouts before summer break…Hoping WR-Mike Williams-#1 pick-Clemson can practice-been out 19-days with back issues.
Jeremy Maclin-ex Chiefs-Eagles WR-being recruited by both Buffalo Bills and Baltimore Ravens..Surprise release last week in Kansas City.
49ers..Sign FA-DE-Elvin Dumervil-ex Ravens.
Seattle..Sign FA-QB-Autin Davis-ex Browns-Rams-bypass Colin Kaeperneck.
Eagles..Sign FA-DT-Gabe Wright-ex Lions
Dallas..May move RB-Alfred Morris-3rd behing Ezekiel Elliot and Darren McFadden on depth chart.
Rams..OT-Andrew Whitworth-ex Bengals-praises young QB-Jared Goff maturity.
Houston..QB-Tom Savage taking all snaps with #1 unit in OTA.
Chargers..Dump radio announcer Josh Lewis…hire Matt ‘Money’ Smith to do radio broadcasts on KFI.
Carolina..QB-Cam Newton begins limited throwing work coming off shoulder surgery.
Carolina..CB-James Bradbury-broken wrist-out 3-months
Vikings..Coach Mike Zimmer cleared to return to coaching in OTA following 8th eye surgery.
Giants..WR-Roger Lewis-DUI arrest over weekend.
Notre Dame..QB-Malik Zaire announces transferring to Florida as Graduate Student-can play next year.
Penguins-L-Nashville…Predators tie series (2-2)…Pekka Rinne makes 3-saves on breakaways..also makes 3-sprawling saves in 1-shooting sequence in dominant Nashville win…Preds swarm Pens goalie Matt Murray from 2nd period on.
LA Kings..hire Alex Faust-NESN-Northeaster University as TV voice replacing Bob Miller.
Las Vegas…Expansion Golden Knights team says it will use all 68M-in salary cap space to build expansion team..willing to take on some big contracts-but deals must also include high draft picks in either 2017-2018.
Rangers..Surgery for young D-Jasper Fast-will be out 6-months.
Toronto-New Jersey Devils..Open talks about possible sign and trade for 34Y-RW-Ilya Kovalchuk-coming back from KHL…Scored 89-goals in 3Y in Russia…(417) career NHL goals.