Best 15 Minutes in Sports—Tuesday

Posted by on August 28th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

…….(Baseball)………

Padres…Off day on Monday

Padres-Mariners…Tuesday matchup…Jacob Nix (1-2) 6.17-ERA-vs-Felix Hernandez (8-11) 5.64-ERA…Padres (3-18) at home since July……lost 12-of-15…..(16-45) overall since June….(50-83) overall.

Padres…Callup 2B-Luis Urias from El Paso…hit (.296) for season…hit (.429) over final 4-weeks o PCL season….Club will make roster cut on Tuesday to open slot on 25-man roster.
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Dodgers….Off day on Monday

Dodgers-Texas…LA has lost 9-of-15…..Walker Beuhler (6-4)-vs-Auriel Jurado (2-3).

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Angels-Rockies……Halos led (5-3) in 7th-inning at press-time..Shohei Ohtani 3R-HR…Mike Trout solo HR….Halos had lost 6-row…..lost 8-of-9….Rockies won 11-of-15

Halos-Colorado…..Angels yet to name starter….Kyle Freehand (11-7) starts fro Rockies.

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(Scoreboard)

Astros-W-A’s…..showdown for 1st place-Houston reels off (11-4) win…..Alex Bregman 3R-HR;..Tyler White 3R-HR…..A’s (79-53)….on (45-17) streak….Astros (81-50)….Houston won won 6 in row….now have 2-and-half lead in AL–West

Yankees-L-White Sox….Yoan Moncada 2R-double…..NY won 8-of-10…fall 6-and-half back of Boston

Toronto-L-Baltimore..Trey Mancini 2R-double…3R-HR for Orioles.

Washington-W-Phillies…Matt Weiters HR…..Nats lost 9-of-15

Cubs-W-Mets….Anthony Rizzo RBI-double…Ben Zobrist RBI-double…Chicago won 9-of-12

Arizona-Giants….SFrancisco had (2-0) lead at press-time…Steven Dugger 2R-HR

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(MLB)

Angels…Autopsy one minor league pitcher Aaron Cox (brother-in-law Mike Trout) committed suicide with gunshot while in state park near Atlantic City, New Jersey two weeks ago….had pitched in Angels lower minor leagues-but was hit with a 50-game suspension early in season for Ritalin violation for ADD disorder.

Pirates…_Chris Archer struggles…(6.45-ERA) since deal
Cubs…Cole Hamels now (4-0) with 0.79-ERA in 5-starts since trade.

(Roster Moves)

Dodgers..Sign FA-P-Zach McCallister-ex Tigers-Indians…(6.20-ERA)

Phillies-Mets..Open trade talks deal for NY-OF-Jose Bautista.

Orioles-Phillies..Baltimore acquires OF-Jack Zoellner for international signing slot.

Yankees..Sign FA-OF-Quentin Berry-ex Tiger

(Injuries)

Washington..P-Kelvin Herrera tears foot ligament pitching in game.

Angels…P-.Alex Meyer-suffers setback rehab-labrum surgery.

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…………(Football)…………..

Chargers…Rookie RB-Justin Jackson-returns to practice-been sidelined hamstring-2 weeks.

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(NFL)

NFL-Union…Meet on Monday but no progress on a new Anthem policy.
NFL…New Helmet rules…only 9-penalties called this past weekend.

Cleveland…Brwons WR-Josh Gordon tells reporter ‘he is in a good place-with good people to help him on and off the field’.

Dallas..Cowboys officials say they are not aware there may be more problems involving discipline with DE-Randy Gregory-just reinstated, from year long drug suspension..

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(Teams)

Atlanta..CB-Demontae Kazee facing major fine for helmet hit to knee Jaguars WR-Marquise Lee.
Browns..say 1st round pick Baker Mayfield will start in Thursday exhibition game.

Denver…QB-Chade Kelly will start Broncos final game-Paxton Lynch will play entire 2nd half

Giants..Sign WR-Odell Beckham to record (5Y-95M) contract-average 19M per season.

Raiders..Holdout LB-Khalil Mack reaches 32nd day with no progress.

Rams..Reports team and DT-Aaron Donald closing in on 20M per year extension.

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(Roster Moves)

Raiders-Steelers..Trade-Oakland deals WR-Ryan Switzer to Pittsburgh for draft pick.
Raiders..Release OT-Breno Giacomini
Falcons..Sign FA-K-Georgio Tavecchio-ex Raiders
Lions…Sign FA-DE-Robert Ayers-ex Tampa Bay
Colts..sign FA-LB-Bandon Chubb-ex Titans
Patriots..Sign FA-RB-Kenneth Farrow-ex Chargers
Patriots..Sign FA-RB-Khafani Muhammad-ex Titans
Titans..Sign FA-RB-Lenard Tillery-ex Rams

(Injuries)

Jaguars..WR-Marquise Lee-placed on season ending IR-knee injury
Arizona..RB-DJ Foster-torn knee ligament
Colts..QB-Andrew Luck-bruised foot
Patriots..RB-Sony Michel cleared to practice-been out with knee
Raiders..IR-WR-Griff Whalen
49ers..S-Jimmie Ward-out quad injury
Seattle..LB-KJ Wright-knee scope surgery

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(College)

UCLA…Suspends 6-players for team violations for opening game including RB-Sosa Jamarbo.

Mississippi State..suspends QB-Nick Fitzgerald for opening game..team violation.
Nebraska..Backup QB-Tristan Gebbia transfers out
Indiana…Backup QB-Brandon Dawkins transfers out..had transferred in from Arizona
West Virginia..QB-Chris Chugunov transfers to Ohio State
LSU…WB-Justin McMillan transfers to Tulane.

Aztecs…release depth chart for season opener at Stanford…star RB-Juwaan Washington will return kickoffs and punts and be lead back.

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…….(Basketball)…………

San Antonio….G-Manu Ginobli retires at age 41.

Atlanta..Sign FA-F-Thomas Robinson-former lottery pick of Sacramento Kings…played in Russia last year.

Phoenix..Sign FA-G-Quincey Poindexter-ex Bulls.

Syracuse…Highly recruited G-Darius Bazley-who refused to sign with the Orange..has decided now not to sign with the NBA-G League….instead will sit out the year

Aztecs…Release non-conference schedule….Face Duke-Auburn-Arizona in Maui Classic…also BYU-Cal among name teams…..Other non conference games against Brown-Ivy League…SWAC teams-Jackson State-Arkansas Pine Bluff-Texas Southern-Cal State Northridge and Cal State Dominguez Hills…Illinois State

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………..(Hockey)……….

Gulls…Hire longtime NHL defenseman Sylvain Lefebvre and David Urquhart as assistant coaches on Dallas Eakins staff…Lefebvre was head coach in the AHL for last 6-years in the Montreal Canadiens system……Urquhart was assistant coach at McGill University in Montreal.

Florida..Sign FA-F-Troy Brouwer-ex Calgary.
Edmonton..Sign FA-D-Jaku Jerabek-ex Washington.
Detroit…C-Henrik Zetterbeg will miss the season with on going back issues..has 337-career goals.

NHL…says LA Kings D-Slava Voynov must apply for reinstatement hearing from 2-year suspension for domestic violence…has played in KHL-Russia after NHL suspension

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………(General)……………

San Diego Sockers….Mourn the passing off iconic coach Ron Newman-age 82Y in Florida….Helped invent the indoor soccer game….won 10-championships in NASL and MISL.

English Premeir League
..Tottenham-W-Manchester United (3-0)….Harry Kane-Luas Moura score goals in 2-minute span…Man U now off to (1-2) start.

Tennis…#1-see Simone Halep upset by 44th ranked player from Estonia….1st time in US Open 55-year history……top seed lost in opening round.

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