Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Tuesday

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Baseball Trading Deadline….15-deals made at the deadline on Monday…total of 33-trades in the week leading up to deadline.

Dodgers-Texas…LA acquires Rangers ace Yu Darvish (6-9-4.01-ERA) for 2B-Willie Calhoun (.298-23HR)…P-AJ Alexy (3.67-ERA)…SS-Brendan Davis (.245-8HR).

Dodgers-Reds..LA picks up P-Tony Cingrani for OF-Scott Van Slyke..C-Hendrik Clementia.

Dodgers-Pirates..LA lands P-Tony Watson (3.66-ERA) for 2B-Oneil Cruz..P-Angel German.

Red Sox-Mets..Boston lands P-Addison Reed for 3-minor league pitchers..Gerson Bautista (2.79-ERA)..Jay Callahan (3.21)..Stephen Nogosek (3.06).

Yankees-A’s…NY picks up P-Sonny Gray (3.43-ERA) for P-James Kaprelian (2.55-ERA)…OF-Dustin Fowler…SS-Jorge Mateo…Kaprelian and Fowler are recovering from season ending surgeries.

Twins-Washington..Minnesota sends P-Brandon Kintzler (2.98-ERA) to Nats for minor leaguer-cash.

Toronto-Houston…Jays ship starter Francisco Liriano to Astros for OF-Nori Aoki..OF-Teo Hernandez (.279-12HR)

Angels-Arizona..Halos deal P-David Hernandez (2.23-ERA) for minor league P-Luis Madero.

Texas-Brewers..Rangers ship P-JeremyJeffress (5.31-ERA) to Milwaukee for P-Taylor Scott (2.41)

Tigers-Cubs..Detroit deals P-Justin Wilson and C-Alex Avila to Chicago for top minor league OF-Jeimer Candelario (.266) and SS-Issac Peredes (.261)

Tampa Bay-Orioles..Rays deal SS-Tim Beckham for a prospect.

Phillies-Pirates..Pirates pick up reliever P-Joaquin Benoit for prospect.

A’s-Arizona..Oakland sends 3B-Adam Rosales to Dbacks for minor leaguer.

Blue Jays-Indians..Toronto deals P-Joe Smith to Tribe for prospect.

Yankees-Orioles..NY trades minor league P-Yelfrey Ramirez for prospect.

Astros..Sign FA-P-Jumbo Diaz-ex Tampa Bay.
Arizona..Sign FA-2B-Emilio Bonafacio-ex Braves.


Padres…Do Not Deal P-Brad Hand…15-clubs had expressed interest initially…negotiated with 4-clubs right up till the deadline…GM AJ Preller on conference call:

..In 2-years here-most calls ever got on a Padres player.
..We had moments in final 24-hours-we thought we had a deal
..Wanted lefthanded starting pitcher and a lead prospect for Hand
..Did not get value we wanted for an All Star reliever.
..Big thing-he gets big outs..can pitch alot of roles.
..We control him for 2-and-half more years
..Trades other teams made did not ricochet off and impact us
..We are building-Brad is part of that progress we’ve made
..Different than Craig Kimbrel trade-we were just starting to stockpile talent
..I am not in the business of giving away players
..Yes we talked to clubs about Jhoulys Chacin-never got enough offer
..Will revisit a waiver deal with Chacin in August
..Could also give Chacin a contract extension too

Dodgers…Pick up front line starter in Yu Darvish…gives club 7-starting pitchers once Clayton Kershaw comes back…also added lefthanded relievers Tony Watson and Tony Cingrani….LA did all these deals without moving Yasiel Puig..minor league stars Alex Verdugo or Walker Beuhler. or Julio Urias.

Angels…Dealt David Hernandez for young starter but could not stockpile other young pitching prospects.


Padres-Twins..San Diego opens 2-game series with Minnesota…Jhoulys Chacin (I10-7)-vs-Jose Berrios (9-4)….San Diego (47-58)…Twins falling out of playoff race (50-53).

Padres..Slumping lst baseman Wil Myers back in lineup tonight..hitting just (.161) since May 17th.


Dodgers-Atlanta…Kenta Maeda (9-4)-vs-Lucas Sims (0-0)…LA (74-31)…won 19-of-21….(38-of-44) games.


Angels-Phillies..Ricky Nolasco (4-12)-vs- Aaron Nola (8-6)…Angels (51-55)…Phillies (39-64).



Yankees-W-Tigers..Aaron Judge HR..Chase Headley 2R-double..NY won 10-of-12

Royals-L-Orioles..Craig Gentry RBI single in 9th

Astros-W-Tampa Bay..Joe Marisnick HR-3R-HR-RBI double

Indians-L-Red Sox..Mookie Betts-Eduardo Nunez combine 4RBIs

Braves-L-Phillies..Odubel Herrera 3R-HR..Mikhail Franco HR

Washington-W-Miami..Gio Gonzalez 8-no hit innings

Mariners-W-Rangers..Robbie Cano 2R-single in 9th

Blue Jays-L-White Sox..Matt Davidson-Jose Abreu RBI singles in 9th

Giants-L-A’s,,Marcus Simian Grand Slam HR


Arizona..SS-Chris Owings on DL-fractured finger
Arizona..SS-Ketel Marte leaves team-death of mother
Red Sox..MRI-2B-Dustin Pedroia
Houston..DL-P-Lance McCullers-back issues


Pete Rose…Defamation lawsuit begins in case in which MB-investigator John Down reported Rose had sex with girls 12-to-15 in the 1970s whlle with the Cincinnati Reds.



Chargers…Coach Anthony Lynn denies report he ordered QB-Philip Rivers and TE-Antonio Gates not to go to Ladanian Tomlinson Hall of Fame ceremonies this weekend in Canton…NFL source says Lynn ‘strongly urged’ Rivers-Gates to stay with team for weekend joint workouts with LA Rams.

Chargers..GM-Tom Telesco says WR-Mike Williams will follow rehab program setup by Dr. Robert Watkins…will remain on PUP thru camp and to start of season…Means Williams will be out 6W of camp and additional 8-weeks of regular season before he could be activated.

Chargers..QB-Cardale Jones made 2-deep pass throws…but also involved in a number of overthrows


Raiders..GM-Reggie McKenzie…Donald Penn-OT-has a deal -want him in camp….DT-Eddie Vanderhose-UCLA-elevated to 1st team…QB-EJ Manuel throws 40TD to WR-Cordarelle Patterson….CB-Gareon Conley-lst round pick-remains out of workouts on PUP with shin splints.

Broncos..RB-Jamal Charles to be in full pads on Wednesday…OC-Matt Paradis-coming off double hip surgery-will practice also…QB-Trevor Siemian struggles with deep ball accuaracy….QB-Paxton Lynch throws back to back interceptions then nearly has 3rd pass picked off.

Chiefs..Andy Reid lines up WR-Tyreek Hill and RB-DeAnthony Thomas in 3-different offensive positions…DE-Tanoh Kpassagnon impressive in pass rush drills (6’7-280)….RB-Charcandrick West out with ankle

Rams. TE-Gerald Everett..WR-Cooper Kupp catch TD passes from QB-Jared Goff.

Jaguars..QB-Blake Bortels goes (20-21) passing drills after 5-interception workout on weekend.

(Roster Moves)

Arizona..Sign FA-CB-Travon Williams-ex Browns..
Ravens..Sign FA-TE-Larry Donnell-ex Giants
Ravens..Sign FA-QB-Josh Woodrum-Liberty..release QB-David Olson-

Jaguars..OT-Brandon Albert retires at (32)
Jaguars..Sign FA-CB-Charles Gaines-ex Panthers
Jaguars..Release S-Taureon Nixon

Seahawks..Release LB-Arthur Brown-ex Ravens
Seahawks..Sign FA-LB-Mike Morgan
Redskins..Sign FA-RB-Kenny HIlliard
Redskins..Release RB-Keith Marshall-injuries

Giants..S-Jadon Johnson-retires-injuries
Bengals..Sign FA-S-Ced Thompson-ex Patriots

Lions..Sign FA-OT-Nic Becton-ex Chargers-Bears
Lions..Retires..OT-Tony Hills


Miami..RB-Jay Ajayi suffers concussion-took 3-heavy hits in practice
Carolina..QB-Cam Newton leaves workouts to rest surgically repaired shoulder.
Cowboys..OG-Chaz Green-shoulder injury
Lions..TE-Eric Ebron-hamstring.
Steelers..CB-Senquez Golson-hamstring
Packers..DT-Montravius Adams-fractured foot


John Bolen..son of Broncos owner Pat Bolen-arrested San Luis Obispo on Sunday afternoon..2-DUI charges..doing 101 mph on highway…Police took 11-calls on 911 about Bolen high speed highway escapade in 20-minute period….Had been in trouble last year on domestica abuse and drug charges in Colorado.

Baltimore..Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti says decision not to sign Colin Kaeperneck influenced by sensitivity of fans…Ravens players Terrell Suggs-Ladarius Webb believe club should sign him.

Arizona..Former DE-Chris Clemens sentenced 10-days in jail..fined 30,000, ordered anger management hearing for punching worman.



Clippers..F-Danelo Gallinari-breaks thumb-punching player during Euroleague tourney.

Houston..F-Terrance Jones leaves team to sign in China.



Las Vegas Golden Knights…Expansion team has 11-veteran defenseman…opens trade talks to move a couple of them before camp.



IOC..Awards 2028 Olympics to Los Angeles….2024-Olympics will go to Paris….LA hosted in 1932 and 1984


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