Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Wednesday

Posted by on January 16th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

…..(Baseball)

Padres-Indians-Reds…discussing 3-way blockbuster deal….Padres would acquire 3B-Nick Senzel or Eugenio Suarez….Reds would get P-Corey Kluber….Indians would acquire OF-Hunter Renfroe-P-Joey Luchessi in deal…..Senzel (.314) career minor league hitter-missed second half of last season with torn ligament in finger…..Suarez coming off banner year (.283-34HRs)….is a career (.264) hitter…heading to 6th year in majors (27Y)

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(Roster Moves)

Twins-Angels…Trade-Minnesota deals P-John Curtiss to Halos for 2B-Danny Oziera
Angels..DFA-P-Parker Bridwell
Red Sox..Sign FA-P-Daniel Schlereth-ex Arizona-Tigers-Mariners
Texas..Sign FA-P-John Andreoli-ex Astros
Dodgers..Sign FA-P-Lin Shing-RHP from Taiwan
Pirates..Sell OF-Ty Eppler to Orix Buffaloes

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(Teams)

Orioles..Hire Doug Brocail-pitching coach-ex Rangers

Texas…Ex pitcher-coach John Wetteland-arrested sexual abuse of a minor child…reportedly involved in 3-sexual incidents with a niece…..Ex Rangers-Dodgers pitcher-coach has had mental health issues..is divorced with 4-kids…has taught at a religious based school.

Angels….Eli Grab-1st opening day pitcher for Halos..spent 3-years with club…passes away from cancer in Alabama…ex-Yankees bonus baby was 1st pitcher taken by Manager Fred Haney…won (24) games with Halos…fought long battle against Alcoholism and recovered.
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……(Football)……..

Chargers…Sign FA-K-Ty Long-BC Lions…(43-for-46) on field goals…hit 7-straight from beyond 50-yards last year in CFL.

Chargers..QB-Philip Rivers pulls out of Pro Bowl in Florida with knee injury in playoff game…replaced by QB-Andrew Luck.

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(Coaching Moves)

Arizona…Hire James Saxon-RB coach-ex Steelers
Arizona…Interview Jim Bob Cooter-Off Coord-ex Lions
Arizona…Interview John DeFilippo-Off Coord-ex Vikings
Arizona..Hire Marcus Robertson-DB coach-ex Broncos

Buffalo..Hire Heath Farwell-Spec Team Coord-ex Carolina
Buffalo..Interview-Joe Philbin-OL coach-ex Packers
Buffalo…Hire Perry Fewell-DB coach-ex Giants-Jaguars
Buffalo…Hire Bobby Johnshon-OL coach-ex Colts

Denver…Hire Ed Donatello-Def Coord-ex Bears

Browns..Hire Chris Jones-DL coach-ex Coach-GM-CFL-Saskatchewan

Colts..Fire Dave DeGieglielmo-Off Line coach
Bengals…Fire Frank Pollack-OL coach

Jacksonville…Hire Terry Robiske-RB coach-ex Bills
Jacksonville..Interview Mike McCoy-Off Coord-ex Broncos-Chargers

Minnesota..Hire Brian Pariani-TE coach-ex Denver
Minnesota..Interview Ric Dennison-RB coach-ex Broncos

NY Jets..Hire Gregg Williams-Def Coord-ex Browns interim coach

49ers..Hire Kris Koceurek-OL coach-ex Miami
49ers..Hire Joe Woods-LB coch-ex Broncos

Tampa Bay..Hire Antwaan Randle-El-WR coach-ex Redskins

Denver..Hire Brandon Staley-LB coach-ex Bears

Atlanta…DT-Takk McKinley taken into police custody-undergoing mental evaluation.
Atlanta…Mike Smith retires from NFL…former head coach Falcons-Def Coord-Tampa Bay.
Dallas….Considering removing Scott Lineman as Off Coord
Carolina..Owner David Tepper says QB-Cam Newton did not throw in practice for 7-weeks-shoulder damage

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(Roster Moves)

Saints..Sign FA-DT-Tyrunn Walker-ex Rams-Broncos
Chiefs..Release S-Ron Parker
Chiefs…Activate OT-Laurent Tardif from IR

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(College Football)

Oklahoma…QB-Kyler Murray files for NFL draft…will try to use ‘leverage’ as to which team might draft him and which teams he would not sign with and turn to baseball.

Central Florida..lands transfer QB-Brandon Wimbush-Notre Dame.
Nebraska…lands RB-Dedrick Mills-transfer Georgia Tech
North Carolina State..LB-Levi Jones transfers in from USC.
Cal..CB-Isaiah Humprhries transfers in from Penn State

Charleston Southern..Hires Autrey Denson as head coach-was RB coach at Notre Dame.
Tennessee..Hires Tee Martin as offensive consultant-was Off Coord at USC.
Pitt..Hires Mark Whipple-Off Coord-was head coach at U-Mass.

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…….(Basketball)………

Lakers-W-Chicago Bulls (107-100)….Lonzo Ball (19P)…Kyle Kozma-Brandon Ingram (16P) each…..Lakers (22-32) on FT……….Lakers had lost 7-of-10 since LeBron James groin injury….Bulls (10-34)….Tuesday night action.

Lakers…Coach Luke Walton benches starters C-JaVale McGee-G-Josh Hart for poor shooting

Clippers-Utah…Wednesday night matchup.

Houston…James Harden scores (57P)…breaks Kobe Bryant record of 17-straight games of 30-plus points a night.

Knicks..F-Kristap Porzingas-recovering from ACL injury last year-will not play this season.

Sacramento…G-Iman Shumpert tried to get into Portland Trailblazer lockeroom after flagrant foul incident in game.

Aztecs-W-New Mexico (97-77)…Nathan Mensah hits 5-straight baskets and grabs 4-rebounds in opening 7-minutes of game-stakes SDSU to (19-8) lead….State watches Lobos come back to tie game….then destroys New Mexico in 2nd half…..Jalen McDaniels (24P-11R)….Devin Watson (21P)….Lobos hit 13-3’s in ugly loss-3rd loss in row for UNM a week after they had knocked off unbeaten Nevada. …..Mountain West Conference action…

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……(Hockey)……

Ducks-L-Detroit (3-1)..Gustav Nyqvist-Darren Helm score in (1:43-span) late in 3rd period triggering win…….Anaheim 12-game losing streak

Kings-L-Minnesota (3-2) shootout….Eric Staahl scores on deflection in 3rd period….G-Alex Stalock makes 31-saves…and 3-in shootout for win………

Gulls…off till Thursday night-hosting Texas Stars….Gulls (11-0-3) streak

Columbus…Suspended G-Sergei Bobovsky for 1-game…was pulled from game-stormed to locker room-showered and left areas-leaving team with just 1-goalie for game.
Ottawa…F-Collin White-out 4W-shoulder injury
Vancouver….Sign FA-G-Michael Leighton-have lost 3-goalsies in their system this season.
Flyers..Release C-Dale Weiss
Oilers..Acquire F-Colby Cave from Boston

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….(General)……

PGA…Rory McIlroy commits to play in Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines.
PGA…Phil Mickelson may bypass Torrey Pines as he cuts back on schedule…Mickelson has played here 28-years in a row…but has not won here wince 2001.

Soccer…Tottenham Hot Spur loses F-Harry Kane-6W-torn ankle ligaments.

Australian Open Tennis..Novak Djokovic straight sets win..Roger Federer late night match….Venus Williams-Simona Halep-both come from behind wins.

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