Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Tuesday

Posted by on October 24th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

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World Series….Dodgers-Astros-Game 1-Tuesday night..5:10pm….Clayton Kershaw-vs-Dallas Keuchel…Record 102-degree heat expected….Doddgers put SS-Corey Seager on World Series roster..been out 2-weeks with back issues.

Dodgers..(104-58)…(57-24) Home…(4-0) home postseason…(.252-BA-115HR) at home…Opponents hitting (.217) in LA
Astros..(101-61)…(48-33) Road…(1-4) road postseason…(.284BA-123HR) on road

..Kershaw (2-0) 3.63-ERA in post season…(.194BA)..(16K-17-innings)
..Kershaw (20-4) for season..2.31-ERA…(.212BA)..(218K-194-innings)
..Keuchel (2-1) 2.60-ERA post season..(.212BA)..(25K-17-innings)

..Dodgers…(.273-13HR) in postseason…Puig (414)..Turner (387)…Forsythe (316)..Bellinger (278)…Dodgers pitching staff (2.28-ERA) postseason…Doddgers won 13-of-15 games since late September…Bullpen (28-innings-4R-32K)…..Bullpen vs Cubs (17inn-0 runs)

Astros…(.247-12HR) in postseason…Altuve (400-5HR)….Gurriel (366)…Correa (295)

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(Teams)

Mets…Hire Mickey Callaway-Cleveland pitching coach-4Y contract..spent 5-years with Indians as pitching coach…comes in with great reputation handling pitching-inherits injury prone Mets staff of great young arms.

Red Sox..Hire Alex Cora as manager…currently bench coach Astros..4-year contract-great communicator…strong on saber metrics….

Angels..Hire Eric Hinske-Cubs-as hitting coach
Cardinals..Hire Willty McGee as a coach on Mike Matheny staff

Washington..Interview Kevin Long-Mets for vacant managerial job

Phillies..Interview Gabe Kapkar-Dodgers exec-for managerial job

Cubs..Interview Jim Hickey-ex Tampa Bay for pitching coach job
Indians..Interview Curt Young-A’s-for pitching coach job.

(MLB)

Ray Knight-Washington Nats TV broadcaster-arrested-assault and battery of neighbor

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……….(Football)………..

Eagles-W-Redskins (34-24)…QB-Carson Wentz..QB-Carson Wentz (268P-48R)-4TD…Eagles now (6-1)…Kirk Cousins (303P-3TD)

Chargers…Lose OG-Matt Slauson-season-surgery-torn bicep
Chargers…LB-Melvin Ingram may face 48,000-fine as second offender-helmet hit on Broncos QB.

(Injuries)

Eagles..OT-Jason Peters-possible broken leg vs Redskins
Arizona..QB-Carson Palmer-surgery-broken forearm-out 8W
Browns..OT-Joe Thomas-surgery-torn tricep-gone for year
Miami..QB-Jay Cutler-2 cracked ribs..OT-Laremy Tonsil-Strained knee
Dallas..K-Dan Bailey-out 4W-strained groin
Saints..OG-Larry Warford-out stomach injury
Bills..CB-EJ Gaines-hamstring
Redskins..OT-Brandon Scherff-knee injury

Carolina..TE-Greg Olson returns to practice-knee injury
Tennessee-..WR-Corey Davis-returns to practice-hamstring

(Roster Moves)

Ravens..Sign FA-TE-Gavin Escobar-ex Cowboys
Bills..Sign FA-CB-Tony McRae-ex Ravens
49ers..Sign FA-DE-Datone Jones-ex Packers
Seahawks…Visit with FA-DE-Dwight Freeney-ex Falcons-Chargers-Colts

Houston..OT-Duane Brown ends 7W-holdout-reports to team-lost 3.3M salary

Dallas..Workouts with K-Young Koo-ex Chargers..Mike Nugent-ex Bengals

(Teams)

New York..Judge refuses to give ‘expedited decision’ in NFL request for ban on injunction in Ezekiel Elliott case….says will hold hearing October 30th.

Patriots…Driver who rear-ended-injured LB-Harvey Langi hit with 6-traffic violations including alcohol and possession of 3-drugs in car at time of accident.

Vikings..NFL suspends CB-Andrew Sindiejjo-helmet hit to neck WR-Mike Wallace
Pittsburgh..says it will not trade WR-Martavis Bryant-asked for deal on Monday
Seattle..WR-Dough Baldwin apologizes for shoving incident coach Tom Cable
Denver..Coach Vance Joseph-vote confidence-QB-Trevor Simian
Browns..QB-DeShon Kizer out at 1:30am Saturday in bar-started Sunday
Bengals..LB-Vontaze Burfect kicked Steelers RB-Le’Veon Bell in head
Carolina..Ron Rivera-vote of confidence to Off Coor Mike Shula

Bart Starr-83Y-returns to Arizona home-was honored by Packers-50th anniversary of Super Bowl Team….Starr has had heart attacks and 2-strokes.

Eagles..Remember longtime 1960s LB-Chuck Weber-passes away (87)….paired with Chuck Bednarcik on 1960-championship team… went on to 21Y-coaching career with NFL teams including 2-stints with the Chargers.

(College)

Washington State…President Kirk Schulz says Pac-12 Network is failing conference….falling behind other conferences…Pac 12 teams getting only 2.5M per school from TV deal….Pac 12-network distribute only 27M in revenues….SEC schools have 40M pie to split…..Pac 12 is last of all the Big 5 conferences in TV revenue.
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………..(Basketball)………….

LA Clippers-Utah Jazz….Tuesday night matchup.

Golden State…G-Steph Curry hit with 50,000-fine for temper tantrum against ref after non-foul calls on drive to basket in weekend games.

Suns..G-Eric Bledsoe ordered to leave facility after saying “I want out of here” after blowout losses and coaching firing…will be dealt by club.

Suns..Fire 3-assistant coaches on Monday after Sunday night firing of head coach Earl Watson after 3-losses in a row.

Houston..Sign FA-G-Briante Weber
Charlotte..G-Juylan Stone-out 6W-hamstring injury
Toronto…Release F-KJ McDaniels

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………(Hockey)…………

Duck…RW-Patrick Eaves placed in ICU in hospital with Gillian Barrie syndrome….disease that attacks immune system and nervous system.

Gulls…C-Kallie Kosilla called up by Anaheim Ducks.

Kings-L-Maple Leafs (3-2)…G-Frederic Andersen 36-saves in win….

Kings-at-Ottawa…Tuesday night as road trip continues
Ducks-at-Flyers..Road trip opens in Philadelphia
Las Vegas-Chicago…Expansion Golden Knights (6-1) start season.

Calgary..F-Jaromir Jagr-goes on IR-with back injury
Washington..RW-Alex Ovenchkin-Yknee injury in Monday practice
Minnesota..F-Zach Parise facing back surgery.

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……(General)……….

Everton…Fires coach Ronald Foeman-Team fell into relegation zone over weekend….3rd manager dismissed this season already.. .Crystal Palace-Leicester City dismissed coaches early this season in English Premeir League.

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