Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Tuesday

Posted by on November 7th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

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Padres…Put C-Hector Sanchez-their top pinch hitter on waivers…he will become a free agent…hit (.211) with 8HRs…P-Tim Neville-clears waivers-becomes free agent.
Padres..P-Clay Mazzoni claimed on waivers by Cubs….pitched (8nn-allowed-16R)

Padres..Activate P-Carter Capps-Robbie Erlin-Colin Rea-Mark Strahm from 60-day DL-and add them to 40-man off season roster.

Dodgers…Pick up 8M-option 2B-Logan Forsythe to retain him
Dodgers..Buyout OF-Andre Ethier-for 2.5M..did not pick up 17M-option for 2018.
Dodgers..Put C-Yasmani Grandal on trade block..hit (.247-22HR) last year

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(Roster Moves)

Kansas City…Make qualifying offers (17.4M) to Eric Hosmer-Mike Moustakas-Lorenzo Cain-guaranteeing team gets draft pick compensation if they leave as free agents.

St Louis..Q-offer to P-Lance Lynn
Indians..Q-offer to 2B-Carlos Santana
Cubs..Q-offer to P-Wade Davis-Jake Arrieta
Tampa Bay..Q-offer to P-Alex Cobb

Texas..do not make offer to Andrew Cashner-headed to free agency
Reds..do not offer SS-Zach Cosatrt-headed to free agency
Indians..do not offer P-Boone Logan
Cardinals..Release P-Trevor Rosenthal

Colorado..P-Greg Holland-opts out of contract-41-saves-headed free agency

Giants..Pick up 12M-option P-Madison Bumgarner..7M-option-P-Matt Moore
Giants..Pick up option 3B-Pablos Sandoval.

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(MLB)

Yankees..GM-Brian Ashman says Joe Girardi stopped communicating with players and did not embrace analytics…felt change in managers had to happen.

Texas..P-Colby Lewis retires-hired as Assistant GM

Twins..Hire Derek Shelton-bench coach-ex-Blue Jays

Houston..Coach Rich Dauer has blood clot brain surgery.

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…….(Football)………

(Scoreboard)

Packers-L-Lions…(30-17)…Matthew Stafford (361P-2TD)….Packers QB-Brett Hundley (245P)…Lions defense 3-sacks-7 hits on Hundley-

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Chargers…LB-Denzell Perryman to be activated off IR and play this weekend.
Chargers…Lose OC-Max Tuerk-off developmental..signed by Arizona Cardinals

49ers..Sign FA-WR-Louis Murphy-ex Raiders-Jaguars-Tampa Bay
Colts..Sign FA-LB-DJ White-ex Chiefs

Browns..Suspended WR-Josh Gibson returns to team meetings and individual conditioning drills after 2-and-half year suspension…told reporters he drank shots of whiskey and smoked weed day of game to get ready to play…said he was a functional alcoholic in college and NFL…Suspended 3-times by NFL.

(Injuries)

Vikings..Must decide this week if they activate QB-Ted Bridgewater off PUP-or put him on IR for year…QB-Sam Bradford may go on IR with bone bruise knee..Bridgewater has practiced for 3-weeks.

Houston..Coach Bill O’Brien confirms staff did talk about brining Colin Kaeperneck in for a visit but has not yet moved on him…after losing QB-Deshaun Watson

Tampa Bay…QB-Jameis Winston to miss 3W-sprained shoulder

Dallas..OT-Tyron Smith-ankle injury-out of practice.
Dallas..IR-DT-Brian Price-kneecap surgery
49ers..IR-S-Joq Tartt-broken arm

(NFL)

Dallas…Ezekiel Elliott-3 Judge panel will hear appeal of injunction case on Thursday.

Carolina..WR_Kelvin Benjamin said team changing offense-not surprised he was traded

Denver..Brock Ostweiler stays as starting quarterback..Denver lost 4-in row…Denver offense last 6G (13-turnovers-22-sacks allowed)

Giants..Might bench Eli Manning…take a look at rookie QB-Davis Webb…Manning (12TD-12-turnovers-19-sacks) in (1-7) start to season..

Jets..WR-Jeremy Kerley suspended 4G-for PED violation
Tampa Bay..WR-Mike Evans suspended 1G for jumping into five on Sunday

Seattle..Stay with K-Blair Walsh despite 3-missed field goals on Sunday.

Houston..Stay with QB-Tom Savage-not go to journeyman TJ Yates on Sunday.

Denver…LB-Von Miller says ‘we are not a very good team right now’

Kansas City..Coach Andy Reid says Chiefs are tired football team-lost 3–of-4…heading to bye week.

Falcons..Off Coor Steve Sarkisian play calling still under fire..Atlanta has lost 4-of-5.

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(College)

Fresno State…AD-Jim Bartko resigns suddenly….had confirmed he was sexually abused by a priest as a youth, and had undergone recent counseling….spent 3-years at Fresno-leading drive for Stadium renovation…raising funds from alums…hired Jeff Tedford as football coach…and helped rebuild Bulldogs basketball program.

Oregon State….Rick Neuhisel-ex UCLA-Wasington-Colorado coach wants to interview for Beavers football job.

Nebraska…Lincoln Star-Journal reporting Mike Riley likely done as head coach of Cornhuskers at end of season.

Michigan…QB-Will Speight-ahead of schedule in recovery from fractured vertebrae…could play at end of season and in bowl game.

Alabama…Lose LB-Dion Hamilton-fractured kneecap.

Purdue..Lose QB-Dsavie Blough-surgery-dislocated ankle.

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………(Basketball)………..

Clippers-at-San Antonio…LA (5-4)…Spurs (6-4) heading into Tuesday night game

Lakers..head out on East Coast road trip….play at Boston on Wednesday..LA (5-5)

76ers-Boston…..open trade talks for C-Jahlil Okafor (11P-9R) a game…Celtics have multiples of draft picks to deal.

San Antonio…..Coach Greg Popovic very upset about church shootings in rural Texas…says NBA games are un-important….Pao Gasol-Spanish native-says US President and Congress must do something about gun control and gun violence in country.

Bulls..Lose G-David Nwaba-4W-ankle injury
Spurs..G-Derrick White-fractured wrist

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……..(Hockey)……….

Kings-at-Anaheim…Tuesday night matchup…LA off to (10-2-2) start…..Ducks (6-6-2)

Gulls..Open weeklong homestead on Wednesday vs Texas Stars.

Nashville..Signs C-Kyle Turris to (6Y-36M) extension after blockbuster 9-player trade with Ottawa-Colorado.

Edmonton..Send 1st round draft pick Kailer Yamamoto back to Spokane in junior hockey…0-goals in 9-games in NHL debut at age 18.

Toronto..C-Austro Matthews-10G this season..sidelined-practice injury.

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………(General)………

Breeders Cup…Drew over 75,200 for Friday-Saturday event at DelMar….On track watering total 116M…was 21% increase from last year Breeders Cup weekend at Santa Anita.

San Diego Sockers…drew over 3,300 for first home game at Sports Arena.

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