Padres-Dodgers…Game 1-NLDS in Los Angeles….Meeting for 20th time this season…Padres (5-14) vs LA this year….Dodgers have won 23-of-28 meetings since middle of 2021 season…
Padres-Dodgers..Julio Urias-vs-Mike Clevenger…
..Urias (17-7) on season…(37-10) over last 2-years
..Clevenger (7-7) on season..(4.63ERA)..has (9.49-ERA) vs LA
..LA-Team (..257BA)…212-home runs
..Freddie Freeman (.325-21HR)
..Trea Turner (.298-21HR)
..Justin Turner (.278)
..Mookie Betts (.269-35HR)
..Will Smith (.260-24HR)
..San Diego (.241BA)..153HR
..Manny Machado (.297-32HR)
Phillies-at-Atlanta..Ranger Suarez-vs-Max Fried
Cleveland-at-Yankees..Cal Quantrill-vs-Gerritt Cole
Seattle-at-Houston..Logan Gilbert-vs-Justin Verlander
Phillies…2Y-contract extension to Manager Robbie Thompson..went (65-46) since taking over for fired Joe Girardi
A’s…Executive VP-Billy Beane says he expects a new Stadium to be built in Oakland and wants to remain with the team….A’s drew only (789,000) fans this year..went (29-51) at home in last place finish.
Braves..Extension P-Spencer Strider (6Y-75M)
Giants..Will not pick up (13M) option on 3B-Evan Longoria
Yankees…Activate 2B-Matt Carpenter from IL list
(Scoreboard)..Monday Night Football
Chiefs-W-Raiders (30-29)…Patrick Mahomes throws 4TD passes to TE-Travis Kelce…Chiefs defense stops Raiders on 2-point conversion with 4-minutes left…then stops Raiders on 4th and 1-with :30 seconds left
..Raiders jumped to (17-0) lead in opening quarter
..Chiefs scored on 7-straight possessions to take lead
..Patrick Mahomes (292P-4TD)
..Travis Kelce TD catches of 1-1-4-8 yards
..Matt Wright 59Y-FG for Chiefs..also 2-missed FGs
..Derek Carr (241P)
..WR-Davante Adams 48-58Y-TD catches
..RB-Josh Jacobs-career best (154Y-rushing)
Carolina..Fire Head Coach Matt Rhule-Defensive Coordinator Phil Snow..Special Teams coach Ed Foley…Rhule (1-4) this year..(11-27) in 2-and-half seasons…Has 4-and-half years left on his contract.
Carolina…Hot candidates..Leslie Frazier-Bills Def Coord..Shane Waldren-Seattle Off Coord..Shane Steichen-Eagles Off Coord
Chargers…Head coach Brandon Staley was aware after game that WR-Keenan Allen had authored critical tweet “WTF with that 4th down call” then deleted it…Staley talked to Allen on Monday morning…No problem with the player
Cleveland..coach Kevin Stefanski on collapsing defense..’Where is the Pride’..Browns defense given up 220-238Y rushing last two losses
Steelers..QB-Kenny Pickett-‘Look in the mirror’ after (1-4) start..Steeler coming off (38-3) beating at home.
Rams..Coach Sean McVay…’You learn about your people when you lose’..Rams (2-3)…QB-Matthew Stafford 21-sacks in 5-games..has 7-interceptions-4 fumbles in five games.
Denver..QB-Russell Wilson has 4TD passes in 5-games..has minor tear of lat in shoulder.
Cleveland..Suspended QB-Deshaun Watson cleared to report to team facility…can meet with coaches…trainers…cannot practice with team…still serving 11-game suspension till November.
ESPN…Analyst Troy Aikman says NFL calls to protect QBs “absolutely ridiculous” after refs negate Chiefs Chris Jones fumble recovery on big hit on QB-Derek Carr….NFL called a pancake penalty negating fumble recovery…League taking heat for refs calls now increased penalties-protecting QBs since Tua Tagovailoa concussion hits.
Browns-Falcons..TRADE…Cleveland acquires LB-Deion Jones for 6th round pick
Browns..Release QB-Josh Rosen from practice squad.
Seattle..RB-Rashad Penny-surgery-broken ankle-gone for year..4th major injury of career
Ravens..S-Marcus Will8ams-out for year-dislocated wrist
Miami..QB-Teddy Bridgewater remains in concussion protocol
49ers..DB-Emmanuel Mosely–out for year-torn ACL
49ers..K-Robbie Gould-injured knee
49ers..S-Jimmy Ward-broken hand
49rs..DE-Nick Bosa-groin injury
Carolina..QB-Baker Mayfield-out 3W-high ankle sprain
Michigan..Running Back Coach-Michael Hart returns to campus-had seizure during Saturday game
Rutgers..Fire Off Coord-Sean Gleeson
Lakers…FA-F-Matt Ryan-likely to make roster after 20-point outing..including 6-3’s
Lakers..Lose G-Troy Brown-back injury
San Antonio..F-Zach Collins-concussion
Suns-Atlanta..Open trade talks for Phoenix F-Jae Crowder.
..Kings-Las Vegas..Debut of 30-goal scorer Kevin Fiala for LA
Ducks…Lose D-Josh Mahura-claimed on waivers by Florida Panthers
Ducks..Put RW-Glen Gadwin on waivers-will send him to San Diego
ducks..Sign FA-F-Brett Leason-ex Washington Capitals
Arizona..Sign FA-G-Connor Ingram-ex Nashville
Toronto..Put veteran LW-Wayne Simmonds on waivers
Tampa Bay…D-Ian Cole removed from roster-under investigation for charges sex with a minor.
Dave Dryden…Longtime NHL goaltender-passes away (81Y)..played for Edmonton-Buffalo-Blackhawks in career…Brother of legendary Montreal goalie Ken Dryden.
Soccer-English Premier League
..Nottingham Forest-Tie-Aston Villa…Forest suprise 1-1 tie
Formula 1…Completes investigation of Team Red Bull violations of ‘Cost-Cap’…says it was ‘minor violation in accounting for expenses-not major violation’
Indy Car…Announces off season testing schedule-including 3-days of testing on road courses at Palm Springs road track February 2nd-thru-4th