Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Tuesday

Posted by on July 17th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

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All Star Game……Chris Sale-vs-Max Scherzer in tonight game…Sale (10-4)…Scherzer (12-5)…..American League lineup loaded with home run hitters…Aaron Judge-Mike Trout-JD Martinez-George Springer-Jose Altuve-Jose Ramirez-Francisco Lindor-Alex Bregman.-Manny Machado….National League roster led by Matt Kemp-Freddie Freeman-Javier Baez-Paul Goldschmidt-Christian Yelich-Buster Posey.

All Star-Home Run Derby…Bryce Harper-Washington, rallies, hits 19-home runs to edge Kyle Schwarber-Cubs (19-18) to win the Derby….Schwarber hit 21-homers in semi-finals to qualify to face Harper.

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Cardinals….Beginning search for new manager….Reports they are interested in ex-Yankees manger Joe Girardi and Padres bench coach Mark McGuire among others.

Cardinals….Fired coaches Bill Meuller-John Mabry after axing manager Mike Matheny

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(Injuries)

Giants…DL-P-Jeff Samardzija-shoulder
Milwaukee..DL-2B-Jon Villar-thumb

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(Roster Moves)

Royals…DFA-OF-Abraham Almonte.
Pirates..Option OF-Austin Meadows to AA.
White Sox..P-Bruce Rondon opts out of contract.

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(Trade Rumors)

Yankees-Padres….discuss possible deal for 1-of San diego relievers…Brand Hand-Craig Stammen-Kirby Yates.

Orioles…Reportedly have narrowed trade talks for Manny Machado to 4-teams..Dodgers-Phillies-Milwaukee-Red Sox

Giants-Mets…Trade talk about P-Jeurys Familia.
Cubs-Orioles..Trade talk involving P-Zach Britton.
Yankees-Blue Jays…Trade talks over P-JA Happ.
Seattle-Texas..Talk about deal P-Cole Hamels
Royals-Red Sox…discuss deal for 3B-Mike Moustakas.
A’s-Twins..Discuss deal for P-Kyle Gibson.
Orioles-Indians..Talk about deal for OF-Adam Jones
Orioles-Indians..Discuss deal for P-Mychal Givens
Tigers-Dodgers..Talk about deal for P-Michael Fulmer
Royals-Braves..Talk about trade 3B-Mike Moustakas.

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……(Basketball)…….

San Antonio…..No resolution to Kawhi Leonard situation…..Leonard became eligible for ‘Max contract’ extension ….(5Y-221M) from the Spurs….if traded-he can get max (4Y-109) from another club.

Spurs…rookie G-Chimezie Metu-broken wrist in Las Vegas Summer League.

Clips…Re-Sign G-Milos Teodesic.

Spurs…Sign FA-F-Dante Cunningham-ex Brooklyn Nets

Bucks…Criticized for letting F-Jabari Parker become a free agent and sign with Chicago…Was 2nd player taken in 2014 draft.

Aztecs..Hire Jay Morris as assistant coach…has coached at San Jose-Nevada-Lonb Beach State.

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…..(Football)…………

Steelers…RB-Le’Veon Bell does not sign contract extension…must play this year at (14.5M) franchise tag fee…Turned down (5Y-70M) extension…much of it not guaranteed.

Dallas..DE-David Lawrence will play under 17M-deal.

Lions..DE-Ziggy Anshuh will play 17.1M franchise tag.

Rams…S-LaMarcus Joyner unsigned…will pirate 11.2M

Seattle…Richard Sherman criticizes former team…says they made too many mistakes in player evaluation….lost their way.

CFL-Toronto Argonauts…sign FA-RB-Dexter McCluster…ex Chiefs-Titans-Chargers.

CFL-Edmonton Eskimos…Activate Terrell Owens from the Negotiations List….club has 10-days to sign him.

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……….(Hockey)……..

Ducks…Sign C-Adam Henrique to (5Y-29M).

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………(General)……….

PGA…..Golfers practice round at Carnoustie-heading to Thursday opening of British Open.

Soccer…..French team returns to Paris with World Cup trophy and weeklong ceremonies planned across the country.

World Cup TV Ratings…..Fox network had 8.3-rating for final game….averaged 11M viewers for game……drew 14M for final hour of France-Croatia game…….TV ratings in France drew record 82.2-rating…viewed by 22M people.

World Cup TV Rstings….San Diego-top market in the country (13.6) rating….Washington (13.6)….San Francisco (13)…..New York (12.5)….Los Angeles (12.2)

Delmar…Bob Bsffert indicates Triple Crwon star Justify will not run at Delmar this summer…has bone bruise in ankle…will also cancel out of Haskell at Saratoga…might run in November in Breeders Cup Classic.

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